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Jojo hits the studio with Malay for new collaboration

8 Jun

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American singer/songwriter Joanna Levesque, known mononymously as Jojo, has teamed up with Malay for a new collaboration.

The Grammy award-winning record producer and songwriter (born James Ho) recently helmed “About You” for Capitol recording artist Fletcher alongside Kara DioGuardi, Ingrid Andress, Andrew Jacob Pruis, and Derrick Sutherland.

Malay’s resume boasts additional works with Sam Smith (“Midnight Train”), Frank Ocean (“Nikes”), Zayn Malik (“It’s You”), Alessia Cara (“Wild Things”), Lorde (“Sober”), Tori Kelly (“Talk”), Alicia Keys (“One Thing”), Lykke Li (“Deep End”), Goapele (“Break of Dawn”) and John Legend (“Green Light”).

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In addition to contributing to Louise’s upcoming album, “Heavy Love,” Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection later this year via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project, which follows 2016’s “Mad Love,” reportedly delivers further productions from Doc McKinney, Jamie Hartman, Stint, Oak Felder, Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, D’Mile, Chris Loco, Kyle Shearer, Lido, Digital Farm Animals, Big Taste, ADP, Nick Monson, and Jussifer.

Watch the music video for “Say Love” below.

Carly Rae Jepsen releases new album “Dedicated”

17 May

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Carly Rae Jepsen has released her fourth studio collection online.

“Dedicated” – featuring singles “Party for One,” “Now That I Found You,” “Julien” and “Too Much” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

The album boasts productions from Kyle Shearer, John Hill, Captain Cuts, Patrick Berger, Jack Antonoff, Christopher Baran, Tommy English, Ben Romans, Jordan Palmer, Noah Breakfast, Roget Chahayed, and Pontus Winnberg.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Emotion,” Jepsen has also worked with songwriters Tavish Crowe, Julia Karlsson, Nate Cyphert, Daniel Ledinsky, Noonie Bao, James Flannigan, Amanda Warner, and Nate Campany.

See the tracklisting for “Dedicated” below.

(1) Julien / (2) No Drug Like Me / (3) Now That I Found You / (4) Want You in My Room / (5) Everything He Needs / (6) Happy Not Knowing / (7) I’ll Be Your Girl / (8) Too Much / (9) The Sound / (10) Automatically in Love / (11) Feels Right / (12) Right Words Wrong Time / (13) Real Love / (14) For Sure / (15) Party for One

Jojo enlists Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox for new collaboration

1 Nov

American singer/songwriter Joanne Levesque, professionally known as Jojo, has enlisted Jermaine Dupri and Bryan Michael Cox for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo are responsible for Mariah Carey’s “Don’t Forget About Us,” Usher’s “Burn,” Janet Jackson’s “Nothing,” Chante Moore’s “Straight Up,” Monica’s “Love All Over Me,” and Tamar Braxton’s “Get None.”

Dupri and Cox have also worked with Alicia Keys (“Girlfriend”), Faith Evans (“Tru Love”), Tamia (“Still”), Whitney Houston (“Never Give Up”), Christina Milian (“Girl Like Me”), Nivea (“Parking Lot”) and 3LW (“Feeling You”).

Meanwhile, Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection early next year via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly yields additional alliances with Billy Steinberg, Diana Gordon, Chris Loco, Natalie Dunn, D’Mile, Caroline Ailin, Kyle Shearer, ADP, Iain James, Digital Farm Animals, Patrick “J. Que” Smith, Big Taste, Nick Monson, Alex Hope, and Jussi “Jussifer” Karvinen.

Watch the music video for “When Love Hurts” below.

Raye delivers new promotional single “Friends”

6 Jul

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, known mononymously as Raye, has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Friends” – which was co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett alongside Nate Campany, Kyle Shearer, Fred Gibson, and Mark Ralph – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Raye’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

As a songwriter, Raye has penned songs for Hailee Steinfeld (“Capital Letters”), Madison Beer (“Home With You”), John Legend (“A Good Night”), Rita Ora (“Proud”), Justine Skye (“Don’t Think About It”) and Little Mix (“If I Get My Way”).

Stream the audio clip for “Friends” below.

Tori Kelly shares new promotional single “Help Us to Love”

30 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Tori Kelly has teamed up with the HamilTones for her new promotional single.

“Help Us to Love” – which was collectively produced by Kirk Franklin alongside Ricky “Slikk Muzik” Offord and Ronald Hill – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly’s upcoming sophomore studio collection and follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Schoolboy Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers contributions from Knightstarr, Jimmy Napes, Fabienne Holloway, Wayne Hector, Kyle Shearer, Nate Campany, Tayla Parx, Fred Cox, Pawws, Warren Felder, Noel Zancanella, JHart, Daniel Nigro, Natasha Bedingfield, Stephan Moccio, and Mojam.

Stream the audio clip for “Help Us to Love” below.

Starley unveils new promotional single “Been Meaning to Tell You”

27 Oct

Australian singer/songwriter Starley Hope, known mononymously as Starley, has unveiled her new promotional single online.

“Been Meaning to Tell You” – which was co-written and produced by Cory Enemy – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Starley’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous promotional singles “Call on Me” and “Touch Me” – is expected to arrive early next year via Universal Music Group / Tinted Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Salaam Remi, Jin Jin, Grades, Rosina Russell, Prince Charlez, Nate Campany, Kyle Shearer, Steve Booker, and Captain Cuts.

Stream the audio clip for “Been Meaning to Tell You” below.

Tori Kelly teams up with Pawws, Knightstarr for new collaboration

10 Oct

American singer/songwriter Tori Kelly has teamed up with Lucy “Pawws” Taylor and Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani for a new collaboration.

Pawws has previously penned songs that were performed by Dua Lipa (“Be the One”), Etham (“Close Enough”), Liv Dawson (“I’ll Be Waiting), Danny L Harle (“Me4U”) and Annalisa (“Used to You”).

Meanwhile, Knightstarr’s songwriting/production resume boasts works for Grace Ackerman (“Feels Like Home”), MY (“Skeletons”), Evangeline (“Write About”), VAX (“Fireproof”), Lauren Faith (“Tripping”), KRYSTALROXX (“You Gotta Be”), Low Steppa (“Can’t Lie”) and Eleni Drake (“Thrills”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly is expected to release the follow-up 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via Schoolboy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions from Mojam Music (Leona Lewis), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato), Noel Zancanella (Ella Henderson), Stephan Moccio (Maty Noyes), Neff-U (ZZ Ward), Jimmy Napes (Ria Ritchie), Kyle Shearer (Starley) and Fred Cox (Grace Carter).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Kelsea Ballerini), Tayla Parx (Christina Aguilera), Nate Campany (Jojo), Emily Warren (Alessia Cara), Fabienne Holloway (Janelle Monae) and Daniel Nigro (Charlotte OC).

Watch the music video for “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing” below.