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Troye Sivan drafts Ariana Grande for new single “Dance to This”

12 Jun

Troye Sivan has drafted Ariana Grande for his new single “Dance to This,” which will arrive on June 13th via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was written by Sivan (real name Troye Mellet) alongside Leland (Sabrina Carpenter, Andy Grammer), Noonie Bao (Tinashe, Katy Perry) and Oscar Holter (Pink, Christina Aguilera).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sivan is scheduled to release his sophomore album “Bloom” – featuring previous singles “My My My” and “The Good Side” – on August 31st via EMI Australia and Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Blue Neighborhood” delivers additional songwriting contributions from Ariel Rechtshaid, Jack Antonoff, Oscar Gorres, Peter Svensson, Bram Inscore, Alex Hope, and Jam City.

Watch the music video for “My My My!” below.

Zara Larsson drafts The Futuristics for new collaboration

8 Apr

Swedish singer/songwriter Zara Larsson has drafted Alex Schwartz and Joe Khajadourian of The Futuristics for a new collaboration.

The American duo recently co-produced and co-wrote “Wanna Be Missed” for Hayley Kiyoko alongside Jonas Jeberg and Madison Love. The track appears on Kiyoko’s debut album, “Expectations,” out now via Empire / Atlantic Records.

The Futuristics’ are also responsible for G-Eazy’s “Sober,” Selena Gomez’s “Fetish,” Camila Cabello’s “Something’s Gotta Give,” Liz Huett’s “STFU & Hold Me,” Alex Aiono’s “Does it Feel Like Falling,” Halsey’s “Hold Me Down,” Trey Songz’s “Serve it Up,” and Natalie La Rose’s “Somebody.”

Larsson, on the other hand, is expected to release the follow-up to 2017’s “So Good” later this year via TEN Music Group and Epic Records.

Other album songwriters/producers include The Electric, Caroline Ailin, Rami Yacoub, Whitney Phillips, Leland, Madison Love, Fred Ball, Delacey, Jack Patterson, Natt Dunn, Andrew Wells, Will IDAP, Jim Lavigne, Sermstyle, Digital Farm Animals, Cass Lowe, Kid Joki, MNEK, and Hit Impulse.

Watch the music video for “Symphony” below.

Zara Larsson hits the studio with Digital Farm Animals

5 Apr

Zara Larsson has tapped Digital Farm Animals for a new collaboration.

The British DJ, record producer, songwriter, and remixer – born Nicholas Gale – is known for his works with Dua Lipa (“Be the One”), Louis Tomlinson (“Back to You”), Noah Cyrus (“Stay Together”), Rita Ora (“Anywhere”), Rudimental (“All That Love”), Jones (“Wild”) and Alex Newell (“Devilish”).

His current singles “Say My Name” (featuring Iman) and “Tokyo Nights” (featuring Dragonette and Shaun Frank) are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Larsson, on the other hand, is expected to release her next album and follow-up to 2017’s “So Good” later this year via TEN Music Group and Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields further productions and songwriting contributions from The Electric, Caroline Ailin, Rami Yacoub, Whitney Phillips, Leland, Madison Love, Fred Ball, Delacey, Jack Patterson, Will IDAP, Jim Lavigne, Sermstyle, Cass Lowe, Kid Joki, MNEK, and Hit Impulse.

Fans of Digital Farm Animals’ works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Louisa Johnson, Alma, John Newman, Chromeo, Era Istrefi, Grace Carter, Liam Payne, Anne-Marie, James Arthur, Conrad Sewell, Jojo, Astrid S, Kat Dahlia, L Devine, and Annika Rose.

Stream the audio clip for “Tokyo Nights” below.

Zara Larsson teams up with Cass Lowe for new collaboration

3 Apr

Swedish singer/songwriter Zara Larsson has teamed up with British musician Cass Lowe for a new collaboration.

Lowe recently co-wrote “Nostalgia” for MØ alongside John Hill, Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya, Mike “Scribz” Riley, and Kurtis “K9” McKenzie. The track is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Lowe’s resume boasts additional works with Rudimental (“Sun Comes Up”), Zak Abel (“The River”), Astrid S (“Such a Boy”), Fifth Harmony (“Scared of Happy”), Charli XCX (“Boys”), Sinead Harnett (“Anywhere But Here”), AlunaGeorge (“I Remember”), Niia (“Girl Like Me”) and Snakehips (“All My Friends”).

Larsson, on the other hand, is expected to release the follow-up to 2017’s “So Good” later this year via TEN Music Group and Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields further productions and songwriting contributions from The Electric, Caroline Ailin, Rami Yacoub, Whitney Phillips, Leland, Madison Love, Fred Ball, Delacey, Jack Patterson, Will IDAP, Jim Lavigne, Sermstyle, Kid Joki, MNEK, and Hit Impulse.

Watch an exclusive live performance of “Only You” below.

Hailee Steinfeld hits the studio with Caroline Ailin, TMS

16 Mar

American recording artist Hailee Steinfeld has teamed with Norwegian singer/songwriter Caroline Ailin and British songwriting/production team Peter Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas Barnes of TMS for a new collaboration.

Ailin’s songwriting resume boasts works with Dua Lipa (“New Rules”), Tiffany Hwang (“Talk”), Olivia Holt (“History”), Aanysa (“Burn Break Crash”), Rachel Platten (“Hey Hey Hallelujah”), Grades (“Crocodile Tears”), JKay (“Danger”), Alex Adair (“Casual”) and Tulecco (“Creative”).

Meanwhile, TMS are responsible for helming Craig David’s “Change My Love,” Justine Skye’s “Don’t Think About It,” Dua Lipa’s “Bad Together,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Jess Glynne’s “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself,” Paloma Faith’s “Guilty,” and Anne-Marie’s “Can I Get Your Number?”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Steinfeld’s upcoming debut album – featuring promotional singles “Let Me Go” and “Most Girls” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Noah Breakfast, Asia Whiteacre, Leland, Allie X, Hayley Warner, Farrago, Ali Tamposi, Brandon Skeie, Kathryn Ostenberg, BURNS, Albin Nedler, Tayla Parx, Whitney Phillips, Rami Yacoub, Julia Michaels, and Justin Tranter.

Watch the music video for “Capital Letters” below.

Betty Who liberates new promotional single “Look Back”

10 Mar

Australian singer/songwriter Jessica Newham, professionally known as Betty Who, has liberated her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Aria Henessy alongside Jesse Saint John, whose songwriting resume boasts additional works with Camila Cabello (“Something’s Got to Give”), Britney Spears (“Love Me Down”), Charli XCX (“Secret”), Brooke Candy (“Rubber Band Stacks”) and Harloe (“All in My Feelings”).

Production duties on “Look Back” were handled by Big Taste, who is also responsible for Justin Bieber’s “Company.” Madison Beer’s “Home with You,” Dua Lipa’s “Genesis,” Adam Lambert’s “Two Fux,” Maty Noyes’ “Falling Out of Love,” Shamir’s “Room,” and Phoebe Ryan’s “Forgetting All About You.”

Betty Who’s upcoming third project – featuring the Leland-penned / Peter Thomas-produced lead single “Ignore Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Kobalt Music Recordings.

Stream the audio clip for “Look Back” below.

Zara Larsson enlists Kamille for new collaboration

8 Mar

Swedish singer/songwriter Zara Larsson has enlisted fellow recording artist Camille Purcell, professionally known as Kamille, for a new collaboration.

Kamille is known for co-writing Little Mix’s “Shout Out to My Ex,” Olly Murs’ “You Don’t Know Love,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Sigma’s “Find Me,” Ella Henderson’s “Glow,” The Script’s “Rain,” and Neiked’s “Call Me.”

Kamille’s debut mini-album “My Head’s a Mess” – featuring productions from regular collaborators Chris Loco and Linus Nordstrom and Frank Noble of Goldfingers – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, Larsson is scheduled to release her next studio collection and follow-up to 2017’s “So Good” later this year via TEN Music Group and Epic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions and productions from Rami Yacoub, Whitney Phillips, Leland, Caroline Ailin, Hit Impulse, Fred Ball, Delacey, Jack Patterson, Madison Love, Will IDAP, Jim Lavigne, Sermstyle, Kid Joki, MNEK, and The Electric.

Fans of Kamille’s songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Clean Bandit, Olly Murs, Rihanna, Anne-Marie, Jess Glynne, David Guetta, Bebe Rexha, Ray BLK, Louisa Johnson, Jacob Banks, Ella Eyre, Kranium, Mack Wilds, Lewis Capaldi, Ella Henderson, Tamera Foster, and Rudimental.

Stream “My Head’s a Mess” below.