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Kirby enlists Jeff Gitty for new promotional single “Vain”

21 Oct

Photo Credit: Keith Oshiro

American singer/songwriter Kirby Lauryen Dockery, known mononymously as Kirby, has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Vain” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Vain” were handled by regular collaborator Jeff Gitty, whose resume boasts additional works with J. Cole (“Apparently”), Snoh Aalegra (“Walls”), Ty Dolla $ign (“Ex”), Jacob Banks (“Photograph”), Trey Songz (“She Lovin’ It”), Ledisi (“Here”) and Jeremih (“I Think of You”).

Featuring previous promotional single “Loved By You,” Kirby’s upcoming debut project is expected to arrive early next year.

As a songwriter, Kirby recently co-wrote “Tell Me You Love Me” for Demi Lovato alongside John Hill and Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya.

Other artists the Roc Nation signee has penned songs for are Beyonce (“Die with You”), Jennifer Lopez (“Let it Be Me”), Kanye West (“Only One”), Rihanna (“Four Five Seconds”), Ariana Grande (“Break Your Heart Right Back”), Monica (“All Men Lie”), Fleur East (“Never Say When”), La’Porsha Renae (“Will You Fight”), Elijah Blake (“Rockabye”) and Joy Enriquez (“Shelter”).

Stream the audio clip for “Vain” below.

Demi Lovato liberates new album “Tell Me You Love Me”

29 Sep

Demi Lovato has liberated her sixth studio album online.

“Tell Me You Love Me” – featuring singles “Sorry Not Sorry,” “You Don’t Do it for Me Anymore” and “Sexy Dirty Love” – 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 productions from Warren Felder (Rihanna), John Hill (Charli XCX), Stint (AlunaGeorge), Ido Zmishlany (Stephen Puth), Jonas Jeberg (Ella Eyre), Sermstyle (Camila Cabello), Ben Abraham (Kesha), DJ Mustard (Ella Mai) and Sir Nolan (Maty Noyes).

On the songwriting front, Lovato has worked with Sean Douglas (Madonna), Kirby Lauryen (Ariana Grande), Gladius (Justin Bieber), Chloe Angelides (Selena Gomez), Toby Gad (Beyonce), Ilsey Juber (Mariah Carey), Sarah Aarons (Dua Lipa), Tayla Parx (Fergie) and Noonie Bao (Katy Perry).

Stream “Tell Me You Love Me” below.

Demi Lovato unleashes new promotional single “Sexy Dirty Love”

24 Sep

Demi Lovato has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Dirty Sexy Love” – which was produced by Warren “Oak” Felder alongside Trevor Brown and Zaire Kaolo – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Lovato’s upcoming sixth album “Tell Me You Love Me” – featuring previous singles “Sorry Not Sorry” and “You Don’t Do it for Me Anymore” – will arrive on September 29th via Safehouse Records in partnership with Hollywood Records and Island Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Confident” boasts further productions from Jonas Jeberg (Chris Brown), Toby Gad (Beyonce), Ido Zmishlany (Shawn Mendes), John Hill (Elle King), Stint (Jacob Banks), DJ Mustard (Katy Perry), Nolan Lambroza (Jason Derulo) and Sermstyle (Camila Cabello).

On the songwriting front, Lovato has worked with Sean Douglas (Bebe Rexha), Chloe Angelides (Era Istrefi), Noonie Bao (Katy Perry), Simon Wilcox (Tinashe), Kirby Lauryen (Jennifer Lopez), Tayla Parx (Fergie), Sarah Aarons (Jessie Ware), Ilsey Juber (Ellie Goulding) and Gladius (Maty Noyes).

Stream the audio clip for “Sexy Dirty Love” below.

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.