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Jessie Reyez unleashes new promotional single “Phone Calls”

13 Oct

Canadian singer-songwriter Jessica Reyes, professionally known Jessie Reyez, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Phone Calls” – which was written by Reyez alongside the song’s producer Tim Suby – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Reyez’s upcoming project and follow-up to “Kiddo” is expected to arrive early next year via FMLY (US) and Polydor Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with The Rascals (Kiana Lede), Jason Evigan (Nick Jonas), Chris Loco (Diana Gordon), Salaam Remi (Craig David), Two Inch Punch (Jessie Ware), Fredro (Alessia Cara), HazeBanga (Stanaj), Jason Boyd (Rita Ora) and Babyface (Beyonce).

Stream the audio clip for “Phone Calls” below.

Bobii Lewis hits the studio with Nina Nesbitt, Mojam Music

12 Oct

British singer/songwriter Bobii Lewis has teamed with fellow recording artist Nina Nesbitt and Mojam Music for a new collaboration.

Nesbitt’s songwriting resume boasts works for Olivia Holt (“Phoenix”), Jasmine Thompson (“Love for the Lonely”), Conor Maynard (“Living”), Jessie Ware (“Slow Me Down”) and The Shires (“Other People’s Things”).

Mojam Music, composed of Mustafa Omer and James Murray, have previously produced Tom Walker’s “Heartland,” Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Plan B’s “In the Name of Man,” Frances’ “No Matter,” Conor Maynard’s “Talking About,” and Sinead Harnett’s “Do it Anyway.”

Meanwhile, Lewis’ current promotional single “Drifting” – which was produced by Don Corleone – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

His upcoming debut project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Tre Jean Marie, Karen Poole, Bless Beats, Jin Jin, Michael Angelo, Negin Djafari, Harry James, Stacy Barthe, Cutfather, Grace Tither, Crada, Will Simms, Levi Lennox, Grades, Scribz Riley, The Rascals, Freedo, and Sky Adams.

Stream the audio clip for “Drifting” below.

Mollie King reunites with Xenomania’s Brian Higgins for new single “Hair Down”

27 Aug

Mollie King has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Hair Down” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming debut album and will release it on September 1st via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and produced by Brian Higgins of Xenomania, who previously teamed up with King as part of The Saturdays on “All Fired Up,” which peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart.

Some of his other notable credits include Girls Aloud’s “Something New,” Alesha Dixon’s “The Boy Does Nothing,” Sugababes’ “Red Dress,” Melanie Blatt’s “Do Me Wrong,” Little Mix’s “Pretend It’s Okay,” Kylie Minogue’s “Giving You Up,” and Rebecca Ferguson’s “Mr. Bright Eyes.”

King’s first studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Jonny Lattimer (Sinead Harnett), Knightstarr (Pixie Lott), The Rascals (Kelly Rowland), Electric (Imani Williams), Red Triangle (Fleur East), Cutfather (Ella Henderson), KIN (Tamera Foster) and Mac & Phil (Leona Lewis).

On the songwriting front, King has worked with Chelcee Grimes (Kesha), Tayla Parx (Liza Owen), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Chiara Hunter (Paloma Faith), Fiona Bevan (Antigoni Buxton), Grace Barker (Rita Ora), Cara Salimando (Dua Lipa), Britt Burton (Jessie J) and Nina Nesbitt (Olivia Holt).

Watch the music video for “Back to You” below.

Kelly Rowland works with Bianca “Blush” Atterberry for new album

26 Aug

Kelly Rowland has recorded new songs with Bianca “Blush” Atterberry.

The American songwriter has previously worked with artists/fellow songwriters including K. Michelle (“Love ‘Em All”), Meghan Trainor (“Friends”), Pia Mia (“Justin Bieber”), Jessica Mauboy (“Handle It”), Tynisha Keli (“How to Love”) and Bridget Kelly (“Gotta Get Mine”).

Atterberry’s extensive resume boasts further works with producers including Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Ronald “Flip” Colson, Steve “Ace” Mostyn, Alex Niceforo, Happy Perez, Eric Hudson, Jack Splash, Tommy Brown, Jerry “Prince Wonda” Duplessis, Kenneth “Soundz” Coby, and Shea Taylor.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rowland is expected to release her fifth studio collection later this year via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Da Internz (Big Sean), Mick Schultz (Rihanna), The Stereotypes (Bruno Mars), Patrick “J. Que” Smith (Keri Hilson), Iman “Mateo” Jordan (Jazmine Sullivan) and The Rascals (Ariana Grande).

Watch the music video for “Kisses Down Low” below.

Rita Ora connects with Avicii for new single “Lonely Together”

11 Aug

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has connected with Swedish DJ, remixer, and record producer Avicii (born Tim Bergling) for his new promotional single “Lonely Together,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Featuring co-production duties by Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat; “Lonely Together” was co-written by Ali Tamposi (Lea Michele, Demi Lovato), Brian Lee (Selena Gomez, Fifth Harmony) and Andrew Watt (Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber).

Preceded by the Steve Mac-produced / Ed Sheeran-penned “Your Song;” Ora’s upcoming sophomore album is scheduled arrive in 2018 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Stargate, Jonny Coffer, Digital Farm Animals, Jimmy Napes, Leon Thomas, Jake Gosling, Mike Dean, Jason Evigan, Emile Haynie, and RITUAL.

On the songwriting front, Ora has worked with Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Sam Romans, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Max McElligott, Diana Gordon, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Chelcee Grimes, Justin Tranter, Georgia Ku, and Ammar Malik.

Stream the audio clip for “Lonely Together” below.

Rita Ora collaborates with Chris Martin for new album

6 Jul

Rita Ora has collaborated with fellow recording artist Chris Martin for her upcoming sophomore album.

The co-founder and lead singer of the British rock band Coldplay recently co-penned “Homesick” for Dua Lipa’s self-titled debut album under Warner Bros. Records, out now via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

His resume boasts additional songwriting credits including Brandy’s “I Tried,” Nelly Furtado’s “All Good Things Come to An End,” Jamelia’a “See it a Boy’s Eyes,” Kylie Minogue’s “Every Day’s Like Christmas,” Natalia Imbruglia’s “Want,” K’naan’s “Better,” and Beverley Knight’s “First Time.”

Meanwhile, Ora is scheduled to release her second studio collection – featuring the Ed Sheeran-penned / Steve Mac-produced “Your Song” – later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

Other musicians expected to appear on the follow-up to 2012’s “ORA” are Digital Farm Animals, Chelcee Grimes, Jimmy Napes, Diana Gordon, Leon Thomas, Jin Jin, Sam Romans, Max McElligott, Ali Tamposi, Brian Lee, Eyelar, Andrew Watt, Julia Michaels, Dallas K, Charli XCX, Jake Gosling, RAYE, Ammar Malik, MØ, Justin Tranter, Louis Bell, and Stargate.

Watch the music video for “Your Song” below.

Kiana Lede hits the studio with Chris Loco

17 Jun

Kiana Lede has teamed with Chris Loco for a new collaboration.

The British record producer and songwriter (born Christopher Crowhurst) is known for his works with Emeli Sande (“Garden”), Kevin Garrett (“Little Bit of You”), Justine Skye (“U Don’t Know”), Kylie Minogue (“Fine”), Etta Bond (“Addiction”), Sinead Harnett (“Rather Be with You”), Elijah Blake (“Rockabye”), Katherine McPhee (“Only One”) and Ella Eyre (“Gravity”).

Loco’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters Andrea Martin, Karen Poole, Ina Wroldsen, Emily Warren, Kelly “Madame Buttons” Sheehan, Natalia Hajjara, Olivia “Livvi Franc” Waithe, Brittany Burton, Sophie “Frances” Cooke, Kirby Lauryen, Celetia Martin, Laura “LP” Pergolizzi, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Jacob Attwooll, Max McElligott, Andrew Jackson, Jaramye Daniels, Bryn Christopher, James Newman, Trey Campbell, and Scott Harris.

Meanwhile, Lede is expected to release her debut project – featuring current single “I Choose You” – later this year via Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers productions from Jarred Cotter (Fifth Harmony), The Rascals (Zendaya), Ajay “STINT” Bhattacharyya (AlunaGeorge), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato), Hanni “Youthonix” Ibrahim (Little Mix), Lovy Longomba (Gwen Stefani) and The Stereotypes (Tamia).

Fans of Loco’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Kamille, Ava Lily, RAYE, Jessie Reyez, Delacey, Sinead Harnett, Taya, Raleigh Ritchie, Shola Ama, Georgia Ku, Melissa Steel, Becky Hill, YEBBA, Dua Lipa, Kenzie May, Anne-Marie, Tamera Foster, Kara Marni, and Ray BLK.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Chris Loco’s work!