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Dua Lipa drafts Jozzy, Metro Boomin for new collaboration

12 Aug

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has drafted Jocelyn “Jozzy” Donald and Leland “Metro Boomin” Wayne for a new collaboration.

Jozzy is known for co-writing Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” Monica’s “Just Right for Me,” Little Mix’s “Bounce Back,” usher’s “Birthday,” Dinah Jane’s “Pass Me By,” Fergie’s “M.I.L.F,” Chris Brown’s “Discover,” and Tinashe’s “Ooh La La.”

Meanwhile, Metro Boomin’s production resume boasts works with Nicki Minaj (“Chun Swae”), 21 Savage (“No Heart”), Solange (“Stay Flo”), Gucci Mane (“Droptopwop”), A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (“Get to You”) and Lana Del Rey (“God Bless America – And All The Beautiful Women In It”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional productions from Max Martin, Ilya, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, MNEK, Jason Evigan, Supa Dups, Danja, Fred Ball, Joel Little, Grades, and Stephen Kozmeniuk.

On the songwriting front, Dua Lipa has worked with Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Casey Smith, Jenna Andrews, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

Stream the audio clip for “Be the One” below.

Dua Lipa enlists Theron Thomas, Danja for new collaboration

22 Jul

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has enlisted the songwriting and production services for Theron Thomas and Nathaniel “Danja” Hills.

Thomas’ recent songwriting credits include Pia Mia’s “Crybaby,” Chris Brown’s “Wobble Up,” Lizzo’s “Juice,” Kim Petras’ “Personal Hell,” Big Boi’s “Doin It,” Shenseea’s “Blessed,” Ciara’s “Freak Me,” and Becky G’s “Green Light Go.”

Meanwhile, Danja’s production resume boasts works with Britney Spears (“Gimme More”), Justin Timberlake (“Say Something”), Madonna (“4 Minutes”), Nelly Furtado (“Promiscuous”), Pink (“Sober”), Katharine McPhee (“Love Story”), Mariah Carey (“Migrate”) and Cassie (“Official Girl”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa’s upcoming sophomore album is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features further contributions from Koz, Sarah Hudson, Pharrell Williams, Emily Warren, Jason Evigan, Tove Lo, Fred Ball, Caroline Ailin, Joel Little, Kennedi, Dayyon Alexander, Tayla Parx, Nile Rodgers, Kamille, Justin Tranter, Sasha Sloan, Grades, and Lindy Robbins.

Watch the music video for “Electricity” below.

 

Dua Lipa hits the studio with Pharrell Williams for new collaboration

1 Jun

Dua Lipa has teamed with Pharrell Williams for a new collaboration.

Williams’s recent songwriting and production credits include Solange’s “Sound of Rain,” Ariana Grande’s “The Light is Coming,” Travis Scott’s “Skeletons,” Janelle Monae’s “I Got the Juice,” Camila Cabello’s “Sangria Wine,” Justin Timberlake’s “Man of the Woods,” and The Carters’ “Apeshit.”

His last studio collection under Columbia Records, 2014’s “Girl,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Marilyn Monroe,” “Come Get it Bae” and “Gust of Wind.”

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa’s upcoming sophomore album is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features further productions from Koz (Grace Carter, Hailee Steinfeld), Nile Rodgers (Madonna, Ella Henderson), Jason Evigan (Jojo, Charlie Puth), Fred Ball (Rihanna, Toni Braxton), Joel Little (Normani, Taylor Swift) and Grades (Kelis, Lianna La Havas).

Stream the audio clip for “Know Who You Are” below.

 

Grace Carter premieres music video for new single “Heal Me”

3 Feb

Grace Carter has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Heal Me” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (January 31, 2019).

The track was written by Carter alongside Fabienne Holloway (Kiah Victoria, Tori Kelly) and Fred Cox (Janelle Monae, Olivia Nelson), with collective production duties handled by The 23rd (Ellie Goulding, James Arthur) and Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk (Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Carter, who has signed a publishing deal with Tim Blacksmith and Danny D’s Stellar Songs, is expected to release her upcoming project later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Watch the music video “Heal Me” below.

Dupa Lipa teams up with Jason Evigan for new collaboration

3 Oct

Dua Lipa has teamed with Jason Evigan for a new collaboration.

The American musician’s recent songwriting and production credits include Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You,” Carrie Underwood’s “That Song That We Used to Make Love To,” David Guetta’s “She Knows How to Love Me,” Charlie Puth’s “LA Girls,” Bebe Rexha’s “Ferrari,”  and Chromeo’s “One Track Mind.”

Besides working on his own project Elephant Heart, Evigan has also contributed to the next releases by Alina Baraz, Ellie Goulding, Louis Tomlinson, Mullally, Lennon Stella, Marina Diamandis, Jessie Reyez, Nick Jonas, and Rita Ora.

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa will release the super deluxe edition of her self-titled debut album – featuring three new songs in the shape of “Running,” “Want To” and “Kiss and Make Up” – on October 19 via Warner Brothers Records.

For her upcoming sophomore album, Dua Lipa has reportedly worked with Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Lindy Robbins, King Henry, Emily Warren, Sarah Hudson, Justin Tranter, Caroline Ailin, Sasha Sloan, Ilsey Juber, Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, MNEK, Sarah Aarons, and Grades.

Watch the music video for “Electricity” below.

Dua Lipa confirms details for debut album super deluxe edition

4 Sep

Dua Lipa has confirmed the details for her upcoming project.

The British singer/songwriter will release the super deluxe edition of her self-titled debut album on October 19 via Warner Brothers Records.

The new collection features three new songs in the shape of “Running” (co-written with Andrew Jackson and Andrew Wyatt), “Want To” (co-written with Andrew Jackson and Amish “ADP” Patel) and “Kiss and Make Up” (co-written with Chelcee Grimes and Mathieu “Billboard” Jomphe alongside Yannick Rastogi and Zacharie Raymond of Banx n Ranx).

Meanwhile, the original edition of Dua Lipa’s debut album peaked to number three on the UK Albums Chart and spawned several singles including “New Love,” “Be the One,” “New Rules,” “Hotter Than Hell,” and “IDGAF.”

For her upcoming sophomore album, Dua Lipa has reportedly worked with Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Lindy Robbins, King Henry, Emily Warren, Sarah Hudson, Justin Tranter, Caroline Ailin, Sasha Sloan, Ilsey Juber, Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, MNEK, Sarah Aarons, and Grades.

Watch the music video for “One Kiss” below.

Grace Carter releases new single “Why Her Not Me”

24 Aug

Grace Carter has released her new single online.

“Why Her Not Me” – which was written by Carter and Mike Kintish and collectively produced by The 23rd and Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Carter’s upcoming project – reportedly featuring further contributions from Fred Ball, Martin Sjolie, Om’Mas Keith, Justin Parker, Max McElligott, and Fred Cox – is expected to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Why Her Not Me” below.