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Tinashe enlists NOVA WAV for new collaboration

27 Aug

Tinashe has enlisted NOVA WAV for a new collaboration.

The American songwriting and production duo (composed of Denisia “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney) are responsible for Kehlani’s “CRZY,” taken from the artist’s debut studio collection “SweetSexySavage,” which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

NOVA WAV’s resume boasts further works with Ariana Grande (“Best Mistake”), Britney Spears (“Hard to Forget Ya”), August Alsina (“Drugs”), Tessanne Chin (“Love Suicide”) and Bobby Valentino (“Tipsey Love”).

Meanwhile, Tinashe is expected to release her sophomore album “Joyride” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jonas Jeberg, Sam Hook, Komi Hakam, Ester Dean, Arrow Benjamin, Hitmaka, Max Martin, Benny Cassette, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, BloodPop, and Stargate.

Tinashe’s current promotional single “Flame” – which was co-written by Ilsey Juber, Simon Wilcox, Nasri Atweh, and Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Flame” below.

Kiesza teams up with Bakermat for new single “Don’t Want You Back”

2 Jun

Canadian singer/songwriter Kiesa Rae Ellested, professionally known as Kiesza, has teamed up with Dutch DJ and music producer Bakermat for new single “Don’t Want You Back,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Initially recorded by UK recording artist Tamera Foster for her debut project under Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music, “Don’t Want You Back” was co-written by Foster alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Rita Ora, Shola Ama) and Komi Hakam (Sam Smith, Ella Henderson).

Kiesza, on the other hand, is expected to release her upcoming sophomore major-label album, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Sound of a Woman,” later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Leona Lewis), Jenna Andrews (Noah Cyrus), Shungudzo Kuyimba (Jessie Ware), Ilsey Juber (Ellie Goulding) and Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa).

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Jonny Coffer (Emeli Sande), Danja (Ciara), Kid Harpoon (Harry Styles), Illangelo (Alicia Keys), Boi-1da (Drake), Jonas Jeberg (Bebe Rexha), DJ Dahi (Tinashe), Axident (Justin Bieber), Big Taste (Maty Noyes) and Stargate (Rihanna).

Watch the music video “Don’t Want You Back” below.

Tinashe unleashes new single “Flame”

16 Mar

American singer/songwriter Tinashe has unleashed her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Ilsey Juber (Noah Cyrus, Ellie Goulding), Simon Wilcox (Gallant, Betty Who) and Nasri Atweh (Shakira, Tove Lo).

Production duties on “Flame” were handled by Sir Nolan, whose other credits include Louis Tomlinson’s “Just Hold On,” Nick Jonas’ “Jealous,” Selena Gomez’s “Good for You,” Rita Ora’s “Poison,” Demi Lovato’s “Body Say,” Rachel Platten’s “Speechless,” and Fifth Harmony’s “All in My Head (Flex).”

As mentioned in various media outlets, Tinashe’s sophomore studio collection “Joyride” – featuring previous single “Supelove” – will arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Joyride” reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Julia Michaels (Gwen Stefani), Ester Dean (Charli XCX), Justin Tranter (Britney Spears) and Sam Hook (Miley Cyrus).

Among the producers expected to appear on the highly-anticipated album are Max Martin (Camila Cabello), Jonas Jeberg (Zara Larsson), BloodPop (Madonna), Benny Cassette (Keri Hilson), GRADES (Dua Lipa), Komi Hakam (Tamera Foster) and Stargate (Bebe Rexha).

Listen to the audio clip for “Flame” below.

Tamera Foster teams with Lauren Aquilina for new collaboration

12 Mar

Tamera Foster has teamed with Lauren Aquilina for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter’s resume boasts works with acts/artists including Orla Gartland (“Expectations”), RAC (“3AM”), Kyan Kuatois (“Fading Star”) and Prides (“Strong Enough”).

In addition to contributing to the next projects by Kylie Minogue and Liza Owen, Aquilina has also worked with producers Daniel Goudie, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Greg Wells, Jason Evigan, Levvi Lennox, Amish “ADP” Patel, Jonny Coffer, Sacha Skarbek, Jonas Quant, Philip Plested, Tim Powell, Jake Gosling, Phil Cook, Luke Fitton, Scott Effman, Ant Whiting, Mark Crew, Dan Priddy, and TMS.

Her debut studio collection “Isn’t it Strange” – featuring singles “Midnight Mouths,” “Way Too Good,” “Kicks” and “How Would You Like It?” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Foster is expected to release her highly-anticipated debut album later this year via Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers songwriting alliances with Camille Purcell, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Hayley Warner, Chelcee Grimes, Dayo Olatunji, Maegan Cottone, Talay Riley, Iain James, and Tom Aspaul.

Amongst the producers expected to appear on the album are Parker Ighile, Kuya Productions, Naughty Boy, Mojam, Shakaveli, Chris Loco, Swizz Beatz, Future Cut, Komi Hakam, Mr. Hudson, MNEK, Happy Perez, Steve Mac, Electric, Knightstarr, Joel Compass, MYKL, Jez Ashurst, and Mac & Phil.

Stream “Isn’t it Strange” below.

Tinashe unwraps artwork for new single “Super Love”

13 Jul

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Tinashe has unwrapped the artwork for her new single online.

“Super Love” – available for download from July 15 via iTunes – is slotted for inclusion on the artist’s upcoming sophomore album “Joyride.”

Tinashe co-wrote “Super Love” along with the song’s producers Terius “The-Dream” Nash and Christopher “Tricky” Stewart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Joyride” – featuring previous singles “Player” and “Party Favors” – is expected to arrive later this year through RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Aquarius” reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Max Martin, Ester Dean, Jonas Jeberg, Taylor Parks, Devonte Hynes, Joel Compass, Mischke Butler, and Komi Hakam.

Watch the music video for “All Hands on Deck” below.

Tinashe drafts The-Dream, Tricky Stewart for new single “Super Love”

30 Jun

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Tinashe has announced the title of her new single.

The singer-songwriter christened “Super Love” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album, “Joyride.”

The track was helmed by The-Dream and Tricky Stewart, who also worked with Rihanna (“Umbrella”), Beyonce (“Single Ladies”), Mary J. Blige (“Just Fine”), Celine Dion (“Skies of L.A.”) and Mariah Carey (“Touch My Body”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Joyride” – featuring previous singles “Player,” “Ride of Your Life” and “Party Favors” – will be released later this year through Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Aquarius” reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Max Martin, Ester Dean, Jonas Jeberg, Taylor Parks, Devonte Hynes, Joel Compass, Mischke Butler, and Komi Hakam.

On the songwriting front, Tinashe recently co-penned “The Life,” “That’s My Girl” and “Scared of Happy” for Fifth Harmony along with Lukas Loules, Alexander Kronlund, Cass Lowe, BloodPop, and Stargate.

She also co-wrote “All the Way Down” for Kelela along with Jess Glynne, Talay Riley, Jeremiah “Nugget” Raisen and Dacoury “DJ Dahi” Natche.

Watch the music video for “Player” below.

Tamera Foster works with Hayley Warner, Nana Rogues

10 Feb

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Tamera Foster has worked on new music with Hayley Warner and Nana Rouges.

“Seasonings – @tameraofficial X @nanarogues,” the Australian singer-songwriter posted to her Instagram account.

Warner recently co-wrote “Hollow” for Tori Kelly along with Zac Poor, Lindsey Jackson and Thom Macken. The Adam Anders and Peer Astrom-produced track peaked to number twenty-five on the US Billboard Mainstream Top 40 Chart.

Meanwhile, Rogues is responsible for producing 7 cuts on Tinie Tempah’s latest mixtape “Junk Food” in the shape of “Been the Man,” “Autogas,” “We Don’t Play No Games,” “Mileage,” “Look at Me” and “100 Friends.”

Foster, on the other hand, will release her first studio collection later this year through Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly features productions from Naughty Boy (Emeli Sande), Happy Perez (Miguel), Future Cut (Fleur East), Mr. Hudson (Rebecca Ferguson), Mojam (Leona Lewis), and Komi Hakam (Sam Smith).

On the songwriting front, Foster has teamed up with Camille Purcell (Ella Henderson), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Foxes), Talay Riley (Dua Lipa), Chelcee Grimes (Kylie Minogue), and Iain James (Craig David).

Watch Foster perform “Impossible” below.