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Leona Lewis teams with Lauren Aquilina, PLESTED, Mac & Phil for new collaboration

28 Jul

British singer/songwriter Leona Lewis has teamed up with Lauren Aqulina, PLESTED, and Mac & Phil for a new collaboration.

In addition to releasing her debut album “Isn’t it Strange” in 2016 via Island Records UK, Aqulina has also penned songs on the next releases by Taya, Kara Marni, Ella Henderson, Fleur East, Imani Williams, Liza Owen, Nina Nesbitt, Sarah Close, Tamera Foster, Kylie Minogue, and Etham.

Meanwhile, PLESTED’s current single “Habits” – which was co-written with Kane “KIN” Parfitt and Mac & Phil – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Composed of Matthew Holmes and Philip Leigh, Mac & Phil are also responsible for co-writing and producing Emily Warren’s “Something To Hold On To,” The Chainsmokers’ “Bloodstream,” Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Plested’s “Habits,” Carys Selvey’s “Shallow,” and Lost Kings’ “Phone Down.”

On the follow-up to 2015’s “I Am,” which peaked to number twelve on the UK Albums Chart, Lewis has also worked with Walter Afanasieff (Mariah Carey), Autumn Rowe (Kacy Hill), Jake Gosling (Shawn Mendes), Isley Juber (Jessica Simpson), Chris Leonard (Shania Twain) and Ali Tamposi (Justin Bieber).

Watch the music video for “Ocean” below.

Nina Nesbitt liberates new single “The Moments I’m Missing”

15 Jul

Photo Credit: Alex Lake

Scottish singer/songwriter Nina Nesbitt has liberated her new single online.

“The Moments I’m Missing” – featuring guest vocals from LA R&B singer Goody Grace – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Fully written and produced by Nesbitt, the track delivers additional production duties from Jordan Riley, whose recent credits include Tom Grennan’s “Found What I’ve Been Looking For” [Sony Music / Insanity Records] and Dan Caplen’s “Flat Champagne” f/ Ray BLK [Warner Music / Atlantic Records UK].

Nesbitt’s upcoming studio collection, which follows 2014’s “Peroxide,” is expected to arrive later this year via Cooking Vinyl Records.

Featuring tracks entitled “The Best You Had” and “Something Special,” the still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from LOSTBOY (Marlon Roudette), Adriano Buffone (Janelle Monae), Chris Leonard (Shawn Mendes), Dan Muckala (LeAnn Rimes) and Red Triangle (James Arthur).

On the songwriting front, Nesbitt has worked with Sam Preston (Ella Eyre), Nicola Roberts (Tinashe), Ed Drewett (Craig David), Lauren Aquilina (Ella Henderson), James Newman (Hailee Steinfeld), Negin Djafari (Mabel McVey), Tom Havelock (Aquilo) and Amy Wadge (Antigoni Buxton).

Listen to the audio clip for “The Moments I’m Missing” below.

Liza Owen teams with Cedric Gervais on new single “Somebody New”

23 Jun

British singer/songwriter Liza Owen has teamed up with French DJ and house music producer Cedric Gervais for his new single “Somebody New,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Owen alongside Asia Whiteacre, whose other credits include Hey Violet’s “O.D.D.,” Astrid S’s “Breathe,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Most Girls,” and Sophie & The Bom Boms’ “Creme De La Creme.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Owen is expected to release her upcoming debut project – featuring the Goldfingers-produced “Better with Me” and Ali Tamposi & Robopop-assisted “Don’t Call Me Baby” – later this year via Lava Records and Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from Knighstarr, Digital Farm Animals, Youthonix, Maestro the Baker, Benny Cassette, Mick Schultz, Luke Fitton, Sam Sumser, and Mac & Phil.

On the songwriting front, Owen has worked with Rachel Furner, Danny Parker, Ilsey Juber, Jesse St. John, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Ed Drewett, Chloe Angelides, Brian Lee, Sarah Hudson, Philip Plested, Negin Djafari, Levi Lennox, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, JHart, Tayla Parx, Andrew Watt, and Lauren Aquilina.

Stream the audio clip for “Somebody New” below.

Fleur East enlists Youthonix, Gavin Jones for new collaboration

21 Jun

British singer/songwriter Fleur East has enlisted Hanni “Youthonix” Ibrahim and Gavin Jones for a new collaboration.

Notable songwriting/production credits by Youthonix include Little Mix’s “Touch,” Tanika Bailey’s “Uphill Battle,” Conor Maynard’s “Talking About,” Ria Ritchie’s “Something About You,” Mali Music’s “Contradiction,” Professor Green’s “Forever Falling,” Raleigh Ritchie’s “I Can Change,” Prose’s “Run with Faith,” and Digital Farm Animals’ “Wanna Know.”

Meanwhile, Jones is known for co-writing Rox’s “I Don’t Believe,” Alexandra Burke’s “Daylight Robbery,” Sweetbox’s “We Can Work it Out,” Pixie Lott’s “Raise Up,” Zara Larsson’s “Uncover,” Tinchy Stryder’s “I’m Landing,” Mohombi’s “Universe,” and Stefani Heinzman’s “No Substitute.”

East, on the other hand, is expected to drop her second album and follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” later this year via Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Mac & Phil, Tre Jean-Marie, Laconic, DJ Freedo, M-Phazes, Leland, Mojam Music, Red Triangle, LOSTBOY, and Goldfingers.

On the songwriting front, East has worked with Maegan Cottone, Dayo Olatunji, Grace Tither, Tayla Parx, Fiona Bevan, Chiara Hunter, Hannah Wilson, Lauren Aquilina, Jessica Morgan, Sam Romans, Jacob Attwooll, Bryn Christopher, JHart, Talay Riley, BullySongs, and Philip Plested.

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.

Liza Owen delivers new single “Don’t Call Me Baby”

5 May

British singer/songwriter Liza Owen has delivered her new single online.

“Don’t Call Me Baby” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Owen co-wrote the track alongside Ali Tamposi, whose other credits include Kygo’s “It Ain’t Me,” DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You,” Lea Michele’s “Getaway Car,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger,” Rozzi Crane’s “Crazy Ass Bitch,” Demi Lovato’s “Never Been Hurt,” and Alex & Sierra’s “Little Do You Know.”

Production duties on “Don’t Call Me Baby” were handled by Daniel “Robopop” Omelio (Lana Del Rey’s “Video Games” / Britney Spears’ “Just Luv Me”) and Jordan Palmer (Eden XO’s “El Barrio” / Empire Cast’s “Body Speak”).

Owen’s debut project – featuring the Lauren Dyson-penned / Goldfingers-produced “Better with Me” – is expected to arrive later this year.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions from Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani, Luke Fitton, Hanni “Youthonix” Ibrahim, Mick Schultz, Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale, Benjamin “Benny Cassette” Rotondi, Levi Lennox, and Mac & Phil (Matthew Holmes & Philip Leigh).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the collection are Negin Djafari, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Maegan Cottone, Rachel Furner, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Sarah Hudson, Chloe Angelides, Lauren Aquilina, Asia Whiteacre, Ilsey Juber, Danny Parker, Ed Drewett, Corey Sanders, Brian Lee, and Philip Plested.

Stream “Don’t Call Me Baby” below.

Fleur East taps Grace Tither for sophomore album

2 May

Fleur East has tapped the songwriting services of Grace Tither for her upcoming sophomore album under Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music.

The British songstress’s credits include Zara Larsson’s “Secret,” Ella Eyre’s “Easy Go,” Brandon Beal’s “Cashflow,” Nabiha’s “Eleven Eleven,” Christian Amby’s “One More Time,” and Kato & Sigala’s “Show You Love.”

Tither’s resume boasts further works with producers Ki “KiFi” Fitzgerland, Tre Jean-Marie, Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani, James Flannigan, Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Kasper Larsen, Josh Wilkinson, Duck Blackwell, Paul Harris, Michael Angelo, and Jez Ashurst.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax and Flashbacks,” on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this yea via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Maegan Cottone, Dayo Olatunji, Tayla Parx, Fiona Bevan, Chiara Hunter, Hannah Wilson, Lauren Aquilina, Jessica Morgan, Sam Romans, Jacob Attwooll, Bryn Christopher, JHart, Talay Riley, BullySongs, and Philip Plested.

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Goldfingers, Tre Jean-Marie, Laconic, DJ Freedo, PRGRSHN, Ryden Carl, M-Phazes, Nana Rouges, Mojam Music, Red Triangle, TMS, and Mac & Phil.

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.

Noah Cyrus confirms details for new single

9 Apr

Noah Cyrus has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Stay Together” as the second promotional cut from her debut album, “NC-17,” and will release it on April 14 via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Brittany “Brit” Burton (Jessie J, 5 Seconds of Summer) and Emily Warren (The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes).

Production duties on “Stay Together” were handled by British musician Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale, who also contributed the next projects by Rita Ora, Dua Lipa, Taya, John Newman, Louisa Johnson, Marlon Roudette, GNASH, Conrad Sewell, Sigma, Anne-Marie, KStewart, Liam Payne, Astrid S, Chromeo, JP Cooper, Liza Owen, Kat Dahlia, Louis Tomlinson, Mabel McVey, DAECOLM, Emma Bale, and Fifth Harmony.

As mentioned in earlier posts, “NC-17” – featuring the Labrinth-assisted “Make Me (Cry)” and Ilsey Juber-penned / Dan Wilson-produced “Almost Famous” – will arrive later this year via Songs Music Publishing / RECORDS.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Two Inch Punch, Big Taste, Jonas Jeberg, DannyBoyStyles, Carl Falk, Ariel Rechtshaid, and Isabella “Isa Machine” Summers.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Noonie Bao, Jenna Andrews, Sarah Hudson, Maegan Cottone, Andrea “NyLo” Landis, Caroline Ailin, Madison Emiko Love, Lauren Aquilina, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Hannah Wilson, Ross Golan, Justin Tranter, Sam Romans, and Trey Campbell.

Watch the music video for “Make Me (Cry)” below.