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Demi Lovato reveals tracklisting for new album “Tell Me You Love Me”

13 Sep

Demi Lovato has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming sixth album.

“Tell Me You Love Me” is scheduled to arrive on September 29 via Safehouse Records in partnership with Hollywood Records and Island Records.

Current promotional single “You Don’t Do it for Me Anymore” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Confident” boasts contributions from Jonas Jeberg (Selena Gomez), Ilsey Juber (Ella Eyre), Warren Felder (Rihanna), Kirby Lauryen (Ariana Grande), Toby Gad (Beyonce), Chloe Angelides (Era Istrefi), John Hill (Elle King), Sean Douglas (Madonna) and Gladius (Maty Noyes).

See the tracklisting for “Tell Me You Love Me” below.

(1) Sorry Not Sorry / (2) Tell Me You Love Me / (3) Sexy Dirty Love / (4) You Don’t Do it for Me Anymore / (5) Daddy Issues / (6) Ruin the Friendship / (7) Only Forever / (8) Lonely / (9) Cry Baby / (10) Games / (11) Concentrate / (12) Hitchhiker

Demi Lovato confirms details for new album, releases title track

24 Aug

Demi Lovato has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her sixth studio collection “Tell Me You Love Me” and will release it on September 29 via Safehouse Records in partnership with Hollywood Records and Island Records.

Now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets; the title track was written by Kirby Lauryen (Beyonce, Ariana Grande), John Hill (Rihanna, Zara Larsson) and Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya (Jessie Ware, Carly Rae Jepsen).

The follow-up to 2015’s “Confident” reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Laleh (Tori Kelly), Chloe Angelides (Era Istrefi), Diane Warren (Beyonce), Priscilla Renea (Alicia Keys) and Tayla Parx (Cassie).

On the production front, Lovato has worked with Ido Zmishlany (Stephen Puth), Happy Perez (Camila Cabello), Emile Haynie (Bruno Mars), Neff-U (Mary J. Blige), Oscar Holter (Adam Lambert) and Warren Felder (RAYE).

Stream the audio clip for “Tell Me You Love Me” below.

Beyonce celebrates ninth wedding anniversary with new song “Die With You”

4 Apr

In celebration of her ninth wedding anniversary, American singer, songwriter, and actress Beyonce has shared a new song online.

The studio version of 2015’s “Die With You,” along with the associated music video, is now streaming exclusively via Tidal.

Beyonce wrote “Die with you” alongside Roc Nation signee Kirby Lauryen, whose other credits include Keyshia Cole’s “She,” Brandy’s “Begging and Pleading,” Rihanna’s “Four Five Seconds,” Kanye West’s “Only One,” La’Porsha Renae’s “Will You Fight,” and Avery Wilson’s “If I Have To.”

Lauryen’s extensive resume baosts further works with Ariana Grande (“Break Your Heart Right Back”), Monica (“All Men Lie”), Jennifer Lopez (“Let it Be Me”), Fleur East (“Never Say When”), Elijah Blake (“Rockabye”), V. Bozeman (“Smile”), Alexa Goddard (“We Broke the Sky”) and BOOTS (“Aquaria”).

Among the producers Lauryen has collaborated with are Rodney Jerkins, Timbaland, Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Ronald “Flip” Colson, Steve Mostyn, DJ Mustard, Harmony Samuels, Mike Dean, Alex Da Kid, Ian Kirkpatrick, Jonas Jeberg, Polow Da Don, Shea Taylor, Illangelo, Doc McKinney, Chris Loco, Dallas Austin, and No ID.

Gabi Wilson teases new collaboration with Emeli Sande

2 Mar

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American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, who also goes by the stage name H.E.R., has teamed up with Emeli Sande for a new collaboration.

Sande’s resume boasts songwriting works with Alicia Keys (“Kill Your Mama”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”), Mary J. Blige (“Whole Damn Year”), Gabrielle (“It Takes Time”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Elle Varner (“Runaway”), Alesha Dixon (“Radio”) and Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”).

The Scottish artist’s second album “Long Live the Angels” – featuring singles “Hurts,” “Garden,” “Breathing Underwater” and “Highs & Lows” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Wilson is expected to release her upcoming debut album later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Shola Ama (Taya), Jaramye Daniels (Teyana Taylor), Kirby Lauryen (Fleur East), Samuel Dew (Zayn Malik) and Eric Bellinger (Usher).

Amongst the producers expected to appear on the album are GRADES (NAO), Cass Lowe (Tinashe), Mike Riley (Tove Lo), The Arcade (Iggy Azalea), Illangelo (Jorja Smith), Harmony Samuels (Brandu), Mike Dean (Kanye West), Bryan Michael Cox (Ciara), The Stereotypes (Bruno Mars), Metro Boomin (The Weeknd), The Rascals (Zendaya) and Da Internz (Big Sean).

As a songwriter, Wilson co-wrote “Boyfriend Material” for Ariana Grande alongside Alex Cantrall, Jeff Hoeppner, and Dwight Watson.

Stream H.E.R’s debut mini-collection “Volume 1” below.

Monica christens “Alone in Your Heart” as new single

16 Jan

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Monica has announced the details for her new single.

The singer-songwriter christened “Alone in Your Heart” as the second promotional cut from her latest album, “Code Red,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with RCA Records.

“Alone in Your Heart” was co-written by Andrea Simms, who also teamed up with the song’s producers Warren “Oak” Felder and Andrew “Pop” Wansel on Kandace Springs’ “West Coast” and Chris Brown’s “Bassline.”

Commercial performance-wise, “Code Red” – featuring the Lil Wayne-assisted lead single “Just Right for Me” – peaked to number four on the US Billboard US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.

The follow-up to 2012’s “New Life” boasts further collaborations with Timbaland (Aaliyah), Kirby Lauryen (Beyonce), Polow Da Don (Tamia), Crystal Nicole (Rihanna), Danja (Usher), and Johnta Austin (Ciara).

Listen to the audio clip for “Alone in Your Heart” below.

Brandy debuts new song “Beggin & Pleadin”

6 Jan

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Brandy has debuted a new song online.

The audio clip for “Beggin & Pleadin” has been posted to the singer and actress’s SoundCloud channel on Tuesday (January 05, 2016).

“Beggin & Pleadin” was co-written by Kirby Lauryen, whose other credits include Fleur East’s “Over Getting Over” [Syco], Monica’s “All Men Lie” [RCA], and Kanye West’s “Only One” [Def Jam].

Production duties were collectively helmed by Warren “Oak” Felder (Ariana Grande), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Nicki Minaj), Ronald “Flippa” Colson (K. Michelle), and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn (Prince Royce).

The track is also slotted for inclusion on Brandy’s upcoming seventh studio collection and follow-up to 2012’s “Two Eleven,” which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Other contributors on the still-untitled album are Darhyl “DJ” Camper (John Legend), Stacy Barthe (Katy Perry), Hit-Boy (Sevyn Streeter), Diane Warren (Rita Ora), and Tiago Carvalho (Rihanna).

Listen to the audio clip for “Beggin and Pleadin” below.

Fleur East premieres new single “Sax” music video

26 Nov

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Fleur East has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Sax” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (November 26, 2015).

“Sax” – out now via iTunes – was co-written by Camille Purcell (Ella Henderson, Rita Ora) and James “JHart” Abrahart (Jason Derulo, Sevyn Streeter).

Production duties were handled by Edvard Erfjord and Henrik Michelsen of Norwegian duo Electric, who are also behind Little Mix’s “Black Magic” [Columbia] and Ben Haenow’s “Brother” [Syco Music].

As mentioned in earlier posts, East is scheduled to release her debut album “Love, Sax, and Flashbacks” on December 4 through Syco Music.

The keenly-awaited LP delivers additional alliances with Fraser T. Smith (Adele), Iain James (Craig David), Julian Bunetta (Fifth Harmony), Ed Drewett (Dua Lipa), Kirby Lauryen (Beyonce) and Pop & Oak (Alessia Cara).

Watch the music video for “Sax” below.