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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.

Chris Loco teases new collaboration with Jojo

6 Oct

Chris Loco has teased a new collaboration with Jojo.

“Me today when @iamjojo laid the ‘scratch’ vocals,” the British record producer and songwriter posted to his InstaStory on Wednesday (October 04, 2017).

Born Christopher Crowhurst, Loco’s credits include Raleigh Ritchie’s “Stronger than Ever,” Emeli Sande’s “Garden,” Kevin Garrett’s “Little Bit of You,” Justine Skye’s “U Don’t Know,” Etta Bond’s “Kiss My Girlfriend,” Sinead Harnett’s “Rather Be with You,” and Professor Green’s “Lullaby.”

Fans of his works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Kamille, Diana Gordon, Louisa Johnson, Molly Kate Kestner, Erik Hassle, WENS, Kiana Lede, Raye, Jessie Reyez, Melissa Steel, Kenzie May, Becky Hill, Yebba, Anne-Marie, Tamera Foster, Kara Marni, and Ray BLK.

Meanwhile, Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection in 2018 via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Big Taste, Stephenie Jones, Digital Farm Animals, Chelcee Grimes, Jussi Illmari, Cara Salimando, Iain James, Myah Marie, Nick Monson, Sarah Hudson, Trey Campbell, Alex Hope, Justin Tranter, Skyler Stonestreet, Kyle Shearer, Chloe Angelides, and Gino “Farrago” Barletta.

Stream the audio clip for “The River” below.

Tori Kelly teams with Chris Lane for new single “Take Back Home Girl”

29 Sep

American singer/songwriter Tori Kelly has teamed with fellow recording artist Chris Lane for his new single “Take Back Home Girl,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track – which was written by Hillary Lindsey alongside David Garcia and Miller Josh – marks the first promotional cut from Lane’s upcoming sophomore studio collection under Big Loud Records.

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her second album and follow-up 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via Schoolboy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts productions from Mojam Music (Anne-Marie), Warren “Oak” Felder (Liam Payne), Noel Zancanella (Ellie Goulding), Stephan Moccio (The Weeknd), Neff-U (Demi Lovato), Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith), Kyle Shearer (Jojo) and Fred Cox (Zak Abel).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Natasha Bedingfield (Brandy), James “JHart” Abrahart (Stephen Puth), Tayla Parx (Janelle Monae), Nate Campany (Adam Lambert), Emily Warren (Dua Lipa), Fabienne Holloway (Janelle Monae) and Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira).

Stream the audio clip for “Take Back Home Girl” below.

Bonnie McKee delivers new promotional single “Thorns”

21 Aug

Photo Credit: Darren Uprising

Bonnie McKee has delivered her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written with Nate Campany and Kyle Shearer, who are also responsible for Martin Garrix’s “In the Name of Love” (featuring Bebe Rexha), Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Never Get to Hold You,” Tove Lo’s “This Time Around,” K. Flay’s “Giver,” and Phoebe Ryan’s “Chronic.”

Fans of McKee’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Adam Lambert, Kylie Minogue, Ava Max, Normani Kordei, Phoebe Ryan, The Band Perry, and Kiiara.

The American singer/songwriter’s resume boasts earlier works with Katy Perry (“Teenage Dream”), Charlie Puth (“Up All Night”), Britney Spears (“Hold it Against Me”), Christina Aguilera (“Let There Be Love”), Ellie Goulding (“Under Control”) and Nicole Scherzinger (“Tomorrow Never Dies”).

Stream the audio clip for “Thorns” below.

Carly Rae Jepsen writes new music with Chloe Angelides, Farrago, Jonas Jeberg

15 Aug

Photo Credit: Vanessa Heins

Canadian singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen has teamed up with Chloe Angelides, Farrago, and Jonas Jeberg for a new collaboration.

The songwriting trio are responsible for Selena Gomez’s “Fetish,” which peaked to number twenty-seven on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Farrago’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Daya (“Sit Still, Look Pretty”) and Jojo (“Disaster”), meanwhile Angelides has contributed to the next projects by Stanaj, Louisa Johnson, Era Istrefi, Liza Owen, Demi Lovato, Lily Allen, Molly Kate Kestner, and Charlie Puth.

As a record producer, Jeberg has helmed songs for artists including Bebe Rexha (“The Way I Are”), Jason Derulo (“Marry Me”), Sabrina Carpenter (“Why”), Fifth Harmony (“Sledgehammer”) and Chris Brown (“Remember My Name”).

Jepsen, on the other hand, is expected to release her next album later this year via School Boy Records and Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “E.MO.TION” reportedly delivers additional productions from Patrik Berger (Charli XCX), Kyle Shearer (Tori Kelly), Alex Hope (Troy Sivan), Justin Raisen (Sky Ferreira), Pontus Winnberg (Britney Spears), Fred Ball (Alicia Keys), Captain Cuts (Halsey) and BloodPop (Justin Bieber).

On the songwriting front, Jepsen has worked with Nate Campany (Martin Garrix), Amanda “MNDR” Warner (Charli XCX), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Leona Lewis), Noonie Bao (Katy Perry), Tobias Jesso Jr. (John Legend), Phoebe Ryan (Melanie Martinez) and Nate Cyphert (Rachel Platten).

Stream the audio clip for “Cut to the Feeling” below.

Tori Kelly reunites with Ed Sheeran for new collaboration?

13 Aug

American singer/songwriter Victoria Loren Kelly, professionally known as Tori Kelly, has reportedly reunited with Ed Sheeran for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on “I Was Made for Loving You,” taken from Kelly’s debut studio collection, 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Sheeran’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Jessie Ware (“Say You Love Me”), Rita Ora (“Your Song”), Liam Payne (“Strip that Down”), Zara Larsson (“Don’t Let Me Be Yours”), Justin Bieber (“Love Yourself”), Hilary Duff (“Tattoo”) and Jess Glynne (“Woman Like Me”).

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her sophomore album later this year via School Boy Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Jimmy Napes, Natasha Bedingfield, JHart, Tayla Parx, Nate Campany, Fabienne Holloway, Daniel Nigro, Emily Warren, and Wayne Hector.

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are MOJAM (aka Mustafa Omer & James Murray), Warren “Oak” Felder, Noel Zancanella, Stephan Moccio, Neff-U, Kyle Shearer, and Fred Cox.

Stream the audio clip for “I Was Made for Loving You” below.

Jimmy Napes teases new collaboration with Tori Kelly

12 Aug

Jimmy Napes has teased a new collaboration with Tori Kelly.

“Had so much fun working with the incredible @torikelly today. When my son realises she’s the elephant from ‘Sing’ it’s going to blow his little mind,” the British singer, songwriter, and record producer posted to Instagram.

Napes’ credits include Sam Smith’s “Stay with Me,” Ray BLK’s “Doing Me,” Madonna’s “Best Night,” Alicia Keys’ “Hallelujah,” Mary J. Blige’s “When You’re Gone,” Jessie Ware’s “Pieces,” Liv Dawson’s “Searching, ” Ellie Goulding’s “Heal,” Clean Bandit’s “Rather Be,” and Lianne La Havas’ “Wonderful.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Richard “Biff” Stannard, Bradford Ellis, Felix Joseph, William “Tourist” Phillips, Toby Gad, Rodney Jerkins, Malay, Francis “Eg” White, Youthonix, Jonny Coffer, Timbaland, Fraser T. Smith, Emile Haynie, and Sampha.

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her sophomore album and follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via School Boy Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts productions from Mojam Music (Louisa Johnson), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato), Noel Zancanella (Leona Lewis), Stephan Moccio (Maty Noyes), Theron “Neff-U” Feemster (ZZ Ward), Kyle Shearer (Phoebe Ryan) and Fred Cox (Janelle Monae).

On the songwriting front, Kelly has worked with Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Molly Kate Kestner), Tayla Parx (Alina Baraz), Nate Campany (Starley), Fabienne Holloway (Chloe Leone), Daniel Nigro (Charlotte OC), Emily Warren (Dua Lipa) and Wayne Hector (Craig David).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Jimmy Napes’ works!