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Tim Kelley hints at new collaboration with Selena Gomez

8 Jan

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Tim Kelley has hinted at a new collaboration with Selena Gomez.

“Spazzin and cookin wit my lil bro @roccstarmusic a joint for @selenagomez,” the record producer and songwriter posted to his Instagram account (@iamtimkelley) on Sunday (January 08, 2017).

Alongside fellow production partner Bob Robinson, Kelley has helmed songs for Sisqo (“Thong Song”), Chante Moore (“When it Comes to Me”), Mya (“One Night”), Tamia (“So Into You”), Bobby Valentino (“Slow Down”), Hilary Duff (“I Wish”), Jon B. (“They Don’t Know”) and Tamar Braxton (“Your Room”).

Meanwhile, Roccstar’s production resume boasts works with Chris Brown (“Fine China”), Jennifer Lopez (“Acting Like That”), Prince Royce (“With You”), Jasmine V (“I Love Your Crazy”), Usher (“Clueless”), Lyrica Anderson (“Faded to Sade”), Cody Wise (“Down Low”) and Treasure Davis (“Someone New”).

Gomez, on the other hand, is expected to release her next studio collection in 2017 via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from Stargate, Ross Golan, Rami Yacoub, Albin Nedler, Jonas Jeberg, The Futuristics, Leland, BloodPop, Julia Michaels, and Justin Tranter.

Gomez’s last album, 2015’s “Revival,” topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned five singles in the shape of “Good for You,” “Hands to Myself,” “Same Old Love,” “Me & the Rhythm” and “Kill ‘Em with Kindness.”

Watch the music video for “Hands to Myself” below.

John Legend reveals new album “Darkness and Light” tracklist

4 Nov

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John Legend has revealed the tracklisting for his upcoming album.

The singer-songwriter – real name John Stephens – will release “Darkness and Light” on December 2 via GOOD Music / Columbia Records.

Lead single “Love Me Now” – which was produced by Blake Mills and John Henry Ryan – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Other musicians backing Legend on “Love and Darkness” are James “Malay” Ho (Sam Smith, Zayn Malik), Greg Kurstin (Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson) and Tobias Jesso Jr. (Adele, Jarryd James).

The follow-up to 2013’s “Love in the Future” reportedly boasts further alliances with Joel Compass, Alex Da Kid, Sean Garrett, Jonathan Rotem, Hayley Warner, Andrew Jackson, Stephan Moccio, Sam Romans, and Maty Noyes.

Peep the tracklisting for “Love and Darkness” below.

(1) I Know Better / (2) Penthouse Floor / (3) Darkness and Light / (4) Overload / (5) Love Me Now / (6) What You Do to Me / (7) Surefire / (8) Right By You (for Luna) / (9) Temporarily Painless / (10) How Can I Blame You / (11) Same Old Story / (12) Marching Into the Dark

John Legend unwraps artwork for new album “Darkness and Light”

3 Nov

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John Legend has unwrapped the artwork for his new album.

The singer/songwriter will release “Darkness and Light” on December 2 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

Lead single “Love Me Now” – which was produced by Blake Mills and John Henry Ryan – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Other tracks earmarked for inclusion on “Darkness and Light” are “I Know Better,” “Penthouse Floor” (featuring Chance the Rapper), “That’s How You Do Me,” “Overload” (featuring Miguel), “Surefire” and “Right By You.”

On the production front, Legend has teamed up with Greg Kurstin (Adele), Malay (Sam Smith), Jonathan Rotem (Charlie Puth), RoccStar (Sevyn Streeter), Alex Da Kid (Rihanna) and Stephan Moccio (The Weeknd).

Moreover, the follow-up to 2013’s “Love in the Future” reportedly boasts songwriting alliances with Joel Compass (FKA twigs), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Beyonce), Andrew Jackson (The Chainsmokers), Sam Romans (Alicia Keys) and Hayley Warner (Jessica Simpson).

Listen to the audio clip for “Love Me Now” below.

John Legend confirms new album “Darkness and Light” song titles

25 Oct

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John Legend has confirmed song titles from his upcoming studio collection.

“I Know Better,” “Penthouse Floor” (featuring Chance the Rapper), “That’s How You Do Me,” “Overload” (featuring Miguel), “Surefire” and “Right By You” are slotted for inclusion on Legend’s next album, “Darkness and Light.”

Lead single “Love Me Now” – which was produced by Blake Mills and John Henry Ryan – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Other producers backing Legend on “Love and Darkness” are Greg Kurstin (Adele), Malay (Sam Smith), Jonathan Rotem (Usher), RoccStar (Jennifer Lopez), Stephan Moccio (The Weeknd) and Alex Da Kid (Rihanna).

On the songwriting front, Legend has reportedly teamed up with Joel Compass (FKA twigs), Sean Garrett (Beyonce), Andrew Jackson (The Chainsmokers), Sam Romans (Alicia Keys), and Hayley Warner (Jessica Simpson).

Legend’s last collection, 2013’s “Love in the Future,” debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “Who Do We Think We Are,” “All of Me” and “You & I (Nobody in the World).”

Listen to the audio clip for “Love Me Now” below.

John Legend announces new album “Darkness & Light”

7 Oct

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John Legend has announced the details for his upcoming album.

The singer-songwriter christened his fifth studio collection “Darkness & Light” and will release it later this year via Columbia Records.

Lead single “Love Me Now” – which was produced by Blake Mills and John Henry Ryan – is now available for  download via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Love in the Future” also features guest appearances from Chance the Rapper, Miguel, American Music Prize-winning sax star Kwasmi Washington, and Brittany Howard from Alabama Shakes.

On the songwriting and production front, Legend has reportedly enlisted Malay, Joel Compass, Sean Garrett, Jonathan Rotem, Andrew Jackson, Sam Romans, Alex Da Kid, RoccStar, Hayley Warner, and Stephan Moccio.

Listen to the audio clip for “Love Me Now” below.

 

John Legend announces new single “Love Me Now”

5 Oct

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John Legend has announced the details for his new single online.

The singer-songwriter christened “Love Me Now” as the first promotional cut from his upcoming fifth album and will release it on October 7  via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Legend’s previous studio collection under Columbia Records, 2013’s “Love in the Future,” debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “All of Me” and “You & I (Nobody in the World).”

For the keenly-awaited new album, Legend has reportedly teamed with producers Malay (Sam Smith), Jonathan Rotem (Rihanna), Alex Da Kid (Nicki Minaj), RoccStar (Prince Royce) and Stephan Moccio (The Weeknd).

Album songwriters, on the other hand, include Hayley Warner (Tamera Foster), Andrew Jackson (Erik Hassle), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Beyonce), Joel Compass (FKA twigs) and Sam Romans (Craig David).

Watch the music video for “All of Me” below.

Fergie reunites with Polow Da Don for new single “M.I.L.F. $”

1 Jul

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Fergie has released her new single online.

“M.I.L.F. $” – now available for download via iTunes – marks the first promotional cut from Fergie’s sophomore album, “Double Dutchess.”

The track was co-written by Jocelyn “Jo’zzy” Donald, who also worked with the likes of Monica [RCA], Zendaya [Republic] and Chris Brown [RCA].

Production duties were handled by Jamal “Polow Da Don” Jones, who previously teamed up with Fergie on hit singles “London Bridge” and the Ludacris-assisted “Glamorous.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Double Dutchess” will be released later this year through Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2006’s “The Dutchess” reportedly delivers additonal contributions from Toby Gad, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Stephan Moccio, Charlie Puth, Mike WiLL Made It, Williedonut, and RoccStar.

Listen to the audio clip for “M.I.L.F. $” below.