Tag Archives: Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds

Charlie Puth enlists Ian Kirkpatrick for new collaboration

3 Sep

Charlie Puth has enlisted Ian Kirkpatrick for a new collaboration.

The American Grammy-nominated record producer and songwriter has helmed singles for Jason Derulo (“Want to Want Me”), Dua Lipa (“New Rules”), Olly Murs (“Stevie Knows”), Selena Gomez (“Bad Liar”), Nick Jonas (“Levels”), Fleur East (“More and More”) and Justin Bieber (“The Feeling”).

Kirkpatrick’s resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters including Sam Martin, Asia Whiteacre, Talay Riley, Caroline Ailin, Ed Drewett, Kirby Lauryen, Justin Tranter, Lindy Robbins, Ross Golan, Audra Mae, Sam Watters, Julia Michaels, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, and Shelly Peiken.

Meanwhile, Puth’s upcoming sophomore album “Voice Notes” – featuring the Jacob “JKash” Kasher-assisted lead single “Attention” – will arrive later this year via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further contributions from Johan Carlsson, Toby Gad, Joshua “Ammo” Coleman, Pharrell Williams, John “JRY” Ryan, Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Henry “Cirkut” Walter, Jason Evigan, and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Stream the audio clip for “Attention” below.

Charlie Puth hits the studio with Andrew Watt

1 Aug

Charlie Puth has teamed up with fellow American singer/songwriter Andrew Watt for a new collaboration.

Alongside regular songwriting partners Ali Tamposi and Brian Lee, Watt has penned songs for DJ Snake & Justin Bieber (“Let Me Love You”), Rita Ora (“Girls”) and Kygo & Selena Gomez (“It Ain’t Me”).

Watt’s resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Skrillex, Jonny Coffer, BloodPop, Scott Effman, Josh Gudwin, Ben Billions, Sam Hook, Axident, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Steve Angello, and Louis Bell.

His current EP “Ghost in My Head” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Puth’s upcoming sophomore album “Voice Notes” – featuring the Jacob “JKash” Kasher-assisted lead single “Attention” – will arrive later this year via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Babyface (Pink), Ross Golan (James Blunt), Ammar Malik (Zara Larsson), Eskeerdo (Rihanna), Sean Douglas (Thomas Rhett), Ilsey Juber (Beyonce) and Wayne Hector (Olly Murs).

Additionally, Puth co-wrote “Lips on You” for Maroon 5’s upcoming sixth album alongside Adam Levine, Jacob “JKash” Kasher and Julia Michaels, as well as “Bedroom Floor” for Liam Payne’s upcoming debut album alongside Kasher, Aaron Jennings, Noel Zancanella, and Steve Mac.

Stream “Ghost in My Head” below.

Jessie Reyez drafts Two Inch Punch for new collaboration

29 Jul

Canadian singer/songwriter Jessica Reyes, professionally known as Jessie Reyez, has drafted Two Inch Punch for a new collaboration.

Born Benjamin Ross Ash, the British record producer and songwriter’s credits include Kodaline’s “Brother,” Rex Orange County’s “Untitled,” Zac Samuel’s “Never Letting Go,” Moko’s “With You,” Lulu James’ “The Sweetest Thing,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human,” and Years & Years’ “Eyes Shut.”

Fans of Two Inch Punch’s works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Sabrina Claudio, ALMA, Jacob Banks, Era Istrefi, Janice, Amber Mark, Ella Eyre, Dakota, Sam Smith, RAYE, Dan Caplen, Jessie Ware, Saya, JP Cooper, Grace Carter, Antigoni Buxton, Una Sand, and Kamille.

Meanwhile, Reyez’ upcoming project reportedly boasts further contributions from Salaam Remi (Mack Wilds), Jason Evigan (Kehlani), Chris Loco (Raleigh Ritchie), Fredro (Alessia Cara), Elof Loelv (Mikky Ekko), Haze Banga (Selena Gomez), Christopher Braide (David Guetta) and Babyface (Alicia Keys).

Her current mini-collection “Kiddo” – featuring the Will “IDAP” Larsen-produced “Gatekeeper” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Gatekeeper” below.

Charlie Puth confirms title for sophomore album

1 Jul

Charlie Puth has confirmed the title for his upcoming sophomore album.

The American singer, songwriter, and record producer – born Charles Otto Puth Jr. – christened his second studio collection “VoiceNotes” and will release it later this year via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

Current single “Attention” – which was written by Puth alongside regular collaborator Jacob “JKash” Kasher – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Ross Golan (Jasmine Thompson), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Breyan Isaac (Britney Spears), Eskeerdo (Alex Aiono), Sean Douglas (Madonna), Ilsey Juber (Lykke Li) and Babyface (Alicia Keys).

Among the producers expected to appear on the highly-anticipated project are Johan Carlsson (Ariana Grande), Toby Gad (Prince Royce), Jason Evigan (Rachel Platten), CIRKUT (The Weeknd), Rami Yacoub (Demi Lovato), JRY (Nick Jonas), Pharrell Williams (Ariana Grande) and AMMO (Halsey).

Watch the music video for “Attention” below.

Charlie Puth reunites with Jacob Kasher for new single “Attention”

21 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has released his new single online.

The self-produced “Attention” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Puth wrote “Attention” alongside Jacob Kasher Hindlin, professionally known as JKash, who previously teamed up with the artist on “Does it Feel,” “I Won’t Tell a Soul” and the Selena Gomez-featuring “We Don’t Talk Anymore.”

Other notable credits by JKash include Maroon 5’s “Cold,” Bebe Rexha’s “I Got You,” Zara Larsson’s “So Good,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “I Really Like You,” Trey Songz’s “Priceless,” Jason Derulo’s “Swalla,” and Meghan Trainor’s “No.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Puth is expected to drop his sophomore album later this year via Artist Partner Group and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Ross Golan (James Blunt), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Eskeerdo (Rihanna), Breyan Isaac (Britney Spears), Sean Douglas (Madonna), Ilsey Juber (Ellie Goulding) and Babyface (Toni Braxton).

Among the producers expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Johan Carlsson (Harry Styles), Toby Gad (Madonna), Jason Evigan (Kehlani), CIRKUT (The Weeknd), John Ryan (Nick Jonas), Rami Yacoub (Celine Dion), AMMO (Sean Paul), Pharrell Williams (Ariana Grande) and Detail (Beyonce).

Listen to the audio clip for “Attention” below.

Jennifer Hudson collborates with Sam Romans for new album

15 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and actress Jennifer Hudson has collaborated with Sam Romans for her upcoming fourth album.

Romans’ notable songwriting & production credits include Mary J. Blige’s “Doubt,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Fade to Nothing,” Lapsley’s “Love is Blind,” Melissa Steel’s “You Love Me,” Ella Mai’s “10,000 Hours,” Little Mix’s “Down & Dirty,” Mahalia’s “Back Up Plan,” Clean Bandit’s “Tears,” Stefanie Heinzmann’s “Falling,” Birdy’s “Beautiful Lies,” and AlunaGeorge’s “I’m in Control.”

His latest mini-album “Automatic” – featuring lead promotional single “Happy Love” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Hudson is expected to release her next studio collection – featuring current single “Remember Me” – later this year through Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “JHUD” delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jamie Hartman (JP Cooper), Diane Warren (Demi Lovato), Toby Gad (Rebecca Ferguson), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys), Lauren Christy (Keri Hilson) and Jon “The Rabbi” Levine (Bebe Rexha).

Fans of Romans’ works, on the other hand, should also keep an eye on the next projects by James Morrison, Cosima, Noah Cyrus, RAYE, Jess Glynne, Sigala, Louisa Johnson, Ella Henderson, Blonde, Fleur East, Gavin James, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Jonas Blue, Rudimental, Liv Dawson, Matoma, Naughty Boy, Jessie Ware, Sigma, Kali Uchis, Alan Walker, Tiggs Da Author, Craig David, Forest Blakk, Sub Focus, Plan B, and X Ambassadors.

Stream “Automatic” below.

Charlie Puth reunites with Ross Golan, Johan Carlsson for new album

17 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has reunited with Ross Golan and Johan Carlsson for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed with Puth on “Then There’s You,” taken from the artist’s debut album, 2016’s “Nine Track Mind.”

Other notable credits by Golan and Carlsson include Colbie Caillat’s “Live it Up,” Little Mix’s “You Gotta Not,” Jason Derulo’s “Painkiller,” Meghan Trainor’s “Hopeless Romantic,” Gavin DeGraw’s “Fire,” Michael Buble’s “Today is Yesterday’s Tomorrow,” One Direction’s “If I Could Fly,” Flo Rida’s “My House,” and Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman.”

Meanwhile, Puth is expected to release his sophomore studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to “One Track Mind” reportedly delivers productions from Pharrell Williams (Nelly Furtado), Toby Gad (Madonna), Jason Evigan (Fifth Harmony), Cirkut (The Weeknd), Rami Yacoub (Enrique Iglesias), John Henry Ryan (John Legend) and Ammo (Beyonce).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the highly-anticipated project are Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys), Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Bebe Rexha), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Alexander “Eskeerdo” Izquierdo (Rihanna), Ilsey Juber (Noah Cyrus) and Sean Douglas (Chromeo).

Side Note – Make sure you subscribe to Ross Golan’s audio podcast “And the Writer Is …,” where he sits down every week with an acclaimed songwriter to intimately discuss what happens behind closed doors in the music industry. Among the fellow songwriters interviewed so far are Benny Blanco, Savan Kotecha, Jason Evigan, Sean Douglas, and LunchMoney Lewis.

Listen to the audio clip for “Then There’s You” below.