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Hamada Mania’s favorite songs of 2014

11 Dec

Ella Henderson

Song Title: “Beautifully Unfinished”
Performed By: Ella Henderson.
Written By: Ella Henderson, Lindy Robbins & Steve Robson.
Produced By: Steve Robson & Komi (El-Hakam Al-Kaubaisy).
Label: Syco Music.


Song Title: “Believer”
Performed By: Keyshia Cole.
Written By: Ester Dean, Jasper Cameron, Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen.
Produced By: Stargate.
Label: Interscope Records.


Song Title: “Big Girls Cry”
Performed By: Sia.
Written By: Sia Furler & Christopher Braide.
Produced By: Greg Kurstin & Christopher Braide.
Label: RCA Records.


Song Title: “Break Free”
Performed By: Colbie Caillat.
Written By: Colbie Caillat & Christopher Braide.
Produced By: Christopher Braide.
Label: Republic Records.


Song Title: “Devil’s Touch”
Performed By: TIAAN.
Produced By: Arnthor Birgisson.
Label: AristoTracks.

Cover Drive

Song Title: “Easy Life”
Performed By: Cover Drive.
Written By: Amanda Reifer, T-Ray Armstrong, Jamar Harding, Barry Hill, Kerrie Thomas-Armstrong, Dan Goudie & Ashley Milton.
Label: Independent Release.

Jennifer - Same Girl

Song Title: “Expertease (Ready Set Go)”
Performed By: Jennifer Lopez.
Written By: Jennifer Lopez, Sia Furler, Warren “Oak” Felder and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn.
Produced By: Warren “Oak” Felder and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn.
Label: Capitol Records.


Song Title: “Extraordinary”
Performed By: Clean Bandit (featuring Sharna Bass).
Written By: James Napier, Gustave Rudman, Grace Chatto & Jack Patterson.
Produced By: Jack Patterson & Mark Ralph.
Label: Black Butter / Atlantic Records.


Song Title: “Hey Boy” (solo version)
Performed By: Goapele.
Written By: Estelle Swaray, Lauren Evans, David “DQ” Quinones, Lance Tolbert & Keith Harris.
Produced By: Keith Harris.
Label: Skyblaze Recordings / BMG Rights Management.

Leah McFall

Song Title: “Home”
Performed By: Leah McFall (featuring will.i.am).
Written By: William Adams, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Michael McHenry, Ryan “DJ Replay” Buendia, Alex Ebert & Jade Castrinos.
Produced By: will.i.am & Free School.
Label: Capitol Records.


Song Title: “Human”
Performed By: Christina Perri.
Written By: Christina Perri & Martin Johnson.
Produced By: Martin Johnson.
Label: Atlantic Records.


Song Title: “If I Could Change Your Mind”
Performed By: HAIM.
Written By: Alana Haim, Danielle Haim, Este Haim & James Ford.
Produced By: James Ford.
Label: Polydor Records.


Song Title: “If I Go”
Performed By: Ella Eyre.
Written By: Ella Eyre, Natalia Hajjara & Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers.
Produced By: Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers.
Label: Virgin EMI Records.

Gorgon City

Song Title: “Imagination”
Performed By: Gorgon City (featuring Katy Menditta).
Written By: Emeli Sande, Katy Menditta, Mustafa Omer, James Murray, Kye “Foamo” Gibbon & Matthew “RackNRuin” Robson-Scott
Produced By: Gorgon City & Mojam.
Label: Black Butter / Virgin EMI Records.

Lion Babe01

Song Title: “Jump Hi”
Performed By: Lion Babe (featuring Childish Gambino).
Written By: Jillian Hervey, Lucas Goodman & Makeba Riddick.
Label: Outsiders Recorded Music / Polydor Records.


Song Title: “Just a Little Bit of Your Heart”
Performed By: Ariana Grande.
Written By: Harry Styles & Johan Carlsson.
Produced By: Johan Carlsson & Peter Carlsson.
Label: Republic Records.


Song Title: “Kicks”
Performed By: FKA twigs.
Written By: Tahliah “FKA twigs” Barnett & Joel Compass.
Produced By: FKA twigs & Cy An.
Label: Young Turks.

Pharrell - Alicia

Song Title: “Know Who You Are”
Performed By: Pharrell Williams (featuring Alicia Keys).
Written By: Pharrell Williams & Alicia Keys.
Produced By: Pharrell Williams.
Label: Columbia Records.

Teyana Taylor01

Song Title: “Maybe”
Performed By: Teyana Taylor (featuring Pusha T & Yo Gotti).
Written By: Teyana Taylor, Andre Proctor, Brian Soko, Rasool Diaz, Jaramye Daniels, Kyle Owens, Akil King, Terrence Thornton & Mario Mims.
Produced By: The Order, Jaramye Daniels & Kyle “KO” Owens.
Label: G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings.

Kylie Minogue - Kiss Me Once

Song Title: “Million Miles”
Performed By: Kylie Minogue.
Written By: Chelcee Grimes, Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Daniel Davidsen & Peter Wallevik.
Produced By: Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Daniel Davidsen & Peter Wallevik.
Label: Parlophone Records.

Sam Smith - In the Lonely Hour

Song Title: “Not in That Way”
Performed By: Sam Smith.
Written By: Sam Smith & Fraser T. Smith.
Produced By: Fraser T. Smith.
Label: Capitol Records.


Song Title: “Night Time”
Performed By: Marsha Ambrosius.
Written By: Marsha Ambrosius, Sam Dew, Kenneth Bartolomei, Erik Reyes-Ortiz & Kevin Crowe.
Produced By: J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League.
Label: RCA Records.

Brooke Candy

Song Title: “Opulence”
Performed By: Brooke Candy.
Written By: Brooke Candy, Sia Furler & Thomas “Diplo” Pentz.
Produced By: Thomas “Diplo” Pentz.
Label: RCA Records.


Song Title: “Patterns”
Performed By: Tourist (featuring Lianne La Havas).
Written By: James Napier and William “Tourist” Phillips.
Label: Method Records.


Song Title: “Pieces”
Performed By: Jessie Ware.
Written By: Jessie Ware, James Napier & William “Tourist” Phillips.
Produced By: Emile Haynie.
Label: PMR / Island Records.

Karen Harding01

Song Title: “Say Something”
Performed By: Karen Harding.
Written By: Karen Harding & Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike.
Produced By: Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike.
Label: Method Records / Capitol Records.


Song Title: “That’s Me Right There”
Performed By: Jasmine Villegas (featuring Kendrick Lamar).
Written By: Carmen Reece, Al Sherrod Lambert, Chris Jackson & Harmony “H-Money” Samuels.
Produced By: Harmony “H-Money” Samuels.
Label: Interscope Records.


Song Title: “The D Word”
Performed By: Toni Braxton & Babyface.
Written By: Toni Braxton & Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.
Produced By: Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.
Label: Motown Records.


Song Title: “Wonderful”
Performed By: Mary J. Blige.
Written By: Mary J. Blige, Priscilla Renea Hamilton, LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Steve “Aceface” Mostyn & Ronald “Flippa” Colson.
Produced By: Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Steve “Aceface” Mostyn & Ronald “Flippa” Colson.
Label: Epic Records.


Song Title: “You’re Mine (Eternal)”
Performed By: Mariah Carey.
Written By: Mariah Carey & Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins.
Produced By: Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins & Mariah Carey.
Label: Def Jam Recordings.

Goapele unwraps artwork for new album “Strong As Glass”

30 Sep

Goapele - Strong As Glass

Goapele has unwrapped the official artwork for her upcoming album.

The singer/songwriter – born Goapele Mohlabane – is scheduled to release her fifth studio collection “Strong As Glass” in the United States on October 21 via Primary Wave Music / BMG Rights Management.

Lead single “Hey Boy” – written by British songbird Estelle Swaray along with Lauren Evans, Lance Tolbert, David “DQ” Quinones and Keith Harris – is now available for download via iTunes (US).

“Strong As Glass” serves as the follow-up to 2011’s “Break of Dawn,” which featured singles “Undertow,” “Tears on My Pillow” and “Play.”

Listen to “Hey Boy” below.

Leah McFall confirms debut album “Weird to Wonderful”

2 Sep

Leah McFall

Leah McFall has confirmed the title for her debut album.

The Irish singer/songwriter christened her first studio collection “Weird to Wonderful” and will release it later this year via Capitol Records.

Lead single “Home” – helmed by Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am along with Jean Baptiste Kouame, Ryan “DJ Replay” Buendia and Michael McHenry – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

“Weird to Wonderful” is expected to yield further contributions from Sia (Beyonce, Kelly Rowland), Ester Dean (Rihanna, Jasmine Villegas), Lauren Evans (Ciara, Jordin Sparks) and Shaznay Lewis (Stooshe, Little Mix).

Watch the music video for “Home” below.

Goapele unleashes new single “Hey Boy”

21 Jun

Hey Boy

Goapele has unleashed her new single online.

“Hey Boy” marks the first promotional single from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming fifth studio album, “Strong As Glass.”

The track – out on June 23 via iTunes (US) – was written by Estelle Swaray, Lauren Evans, Lance Tolbert, David “DQ” Quinones and Keith Harris.

“Strong As Glass” is scheduled for release later this year via BMG / Primary Wave Music. It serves as the follow-up to 2011’s “Break of Dawn,” which featured singles “Undertow,” “Tears on My Pillow,” “Play” and “Milk & Honey.”

Listen to “Hey Boy” below.

Leah McFall confirms new single “Home”

10 Jun


Leah McFall confirmed the details for her new single.

The Irish singer/songwriter christened “Home” as the first promotional single from her upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album.

The track – which features will.i.am – is scheduled for release on July 27 via iTunes (UK) and all other digital outlets.

“Home” was co-written by Jean Baptiste Kouame, whose credits include Sevyn Streeter’s “It Won’t Stop” [Atlantic Records], Kreayshawn’s “Breakfast (Syrup)” [Columbia Records] and Tulisa’s “Damn” [Island Records].

The highly-anticipated debut LP by Leah McFall will be executively produced by will.i.am, who also worked with artists including Britney Spears [RCA Records], Mary J. Blige [Geffen Records] and Mariah Carey [Def Jam Recordings].

Other songwriters and producers expected to appear on the album are Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Lauren Evans, Daniel Davidsen, Sia Furler, Peter Wallevik, Ester Dean, Fred Cox, Shaznay Lewis, and Anthony Preston.

Watch the music video for “No Ordinary Love” below.

Leah McFall debuts music video for the will.i.am assisted ‘No Ordinary Love’

1 Feb


Leah McFall has debuted a new music video online.

The British singer/songwriter posted “No Ordinary Love” to her official YouTube page on Saturday (February 1, 2014).

The track was co-written by will.i.am, who also worked with the likes of Mariah Carey [Island Def Jam Recordings], Rihanna [SRP Records], Nicole Scherzinger [Interscope Records] and Mary J. Blige [Geffen Records].

Some of his notable songwriting and production credits include “Big Girls Don’t Cry” by Fergie [Interscope Records], “Ordinary People” by John Legend [Columbia Records] and “What’s Your Name” by Usher [RCA Records].

Other musicians backing McFall on her highly-anticipated LP are Cutfather (Pixie Lott, Alexandra Burke), Peter Wallevik (Kylie Minogue, Conor Maynard), Sia Furler (Ne-Yo, Britney Spears) and Lauren Evans (Ciara, Jordin Sparks).

Watch the music video for “No Ordinary Love” below.

Leah McFall announces new single ‘No Ordinary Love’

8 Dec


Leah McFall has announced the title of her debut single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “No Ordinary Love” as the lead single from her upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album.

The new LP will be executively produced by Will.i.am, who previously worked with the likes of Britney Spears [RCA Records], Nicole Scherzinger [Interscope Records] and Rihanna [Island Def Jam Recordings].

Some of his notable credits include “OMG” by Usher [RCA Records], “Fall in Love” by Rita Ora [Columbia Records], “Fashion!” by Lady Gaga [Streamline Records] and “Feel Good” by Robin Thicke [Interscope Records].

Other songwriters and producers backing McFall on the highly-anticipated collection are Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Peter Wallevik, Daniel heløy Davidsen, Sia Furler, Ester Dean, and Lauren Evans.

Watch a live performance of “No Ordinary Love” below.