Tag Archives: Linda Perry

Jessica Simpson teases new collaboration with John Shanks

23 Jul

Jessica Simpson has teased a new collaboration with John Shanks.

“Getting the band back together #StudioWithShanks,” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Saturday (July 23, 2017).

Shanks previously teamed up with Simpson on her sixth studio collection “Do You Know,” which spawned singles “Come on Over” and “Remember That.” Released in September 2008 via Epic Records / Columbia Nashville, “Do You Know” peaked to number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Other artists Shanks has co-written and produced songs for are Sheryl Crow (“Steve McQueen”), Celine Dion (“Taking Chances”), Kelly Clarkson (“You Found Me”), Michelle Branch (“All You Wanted”), Delta Goodrem (“In this Life”), Colbie Caillat (“Fallin’ for You”), Miley Cyrus (“The Climb”), Lindsay Lohan (“Over”) and Ashlee Simpson (“Pieces of Me”).

Meanwhile, Simpson is expected to release her next project, which follows 2010’s “Happy Christmas,” later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from Linda Perry (Alicia Keys), Ilsey Juber (Christina Aguilera), Hayley Warner (John Legend), Isabella Summers (Ella Henderson), Chelsea Lena (Laura Marano) and Diana Gordon (Mary J. Blige).

Watch the music video for “Come on Over” below.

Kali Uchis, Jorja Smith unleash music video for new single “Tyrant”

21 Jun

Kali Uchis has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The Colombian-American singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Tyrant” – featuring guest vocals from British singer/songwriter Jorja Smith – to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (June 21, 2017).

Production duties on “Tyrant” were collectively handled by Mark “Sounwave” Spears (Kendrick Lamar, Raleigh Ritchie), Jairus Mozee (Faith Evans, Jill Scott) and Larrance Dopson (Ty Dolla Sign, Lupe Fiasco).

Uchis’ upcoming debut album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Linda Perry (Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus), Devonte Hynes (Solange, Rita Ora), Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa, Kacy Hill), Sam Romans (Disclosure, John Legend), Illangelo (The Weeknd, Emeli Sande) and Billy Walsh (Camila Cabello, Alicia Keys).

Watch the music video for “Tyrant” below.

Jessica Simpson hits the studio with Ilsey Juber

12 Jun

Jessica Simpson has teamed up with Ilsey Juber for a new collaboration.

The American singer/songwriter is responsible for co-writing Mariah Carey’s “Infinity,” Britney Spears’ “Man on the Moon,” Fifth Harmony’s “Body Rock,” K. Michelle’s “If It Ain’t Love,” Beyonce’s “All Night,” Majid Jordan’s “My Love,” Bea Miller’s “Yes Girl,” Hey Violet’s “Guys My Age,” Noah Cyrus’ “Almost Famous,” Keke Palmer’s “Figure You Out,” Tinashe’s “Flame,” Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy,” Dua Lipa’s “No Goodbyes,” and Martin Garrix’s “In the Name of Love.”

Juber’s resume boasts additional works with producers Fraser T. Smith, Wallpaper, Dan Wilson, Axident, Jonas Jeberg, Will IDAP, Matt Radosevich, JMike, Eric Hudson, Sir Nolan, Julian Bunetta, Diplo, Freddy Wexler, Illangelo, Jason Evigan, Nineteen85, Louis Biancaniello, The Arcade, Noah “40” Shebib, DJ Mustard, Toby Gad, Big Taste, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, CIRKUT, and Dr. Luke.

Meanwhile, Simpson is expected to release her next project – featuring further contributions from Linda Perry, Hayley Warner, Isabella “Isa Machine” Summers, Chelsea Lena, and Diana Gordon – later this year.

The still-untitled collection serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “Happy Christmas,” featuring production duties from Christopher “Tricky” Stewart and Terius “The-Dream” Nash, which peaked to number twenty-three on the US Billboard Top Holiday Albums Chart.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Ilsey Juber’s work!

Kali Uchis drafts Jorja Smith for new single “Tyrant”

22 May

Colombian-American singer-songwriter Karly Loaiza, known professionally as Kali Uchis, has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Tyrant” – featuring guest vocals from fellow recording artist Jorja Smith – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Uchis and Smith co-wrote “Tyrant” alongside the song’s producers Mark “Sounwave” Spears (Kendrick Lamar, Raleigh Ritchie), Jairus Mozee (Faith Evans, Jill Scott) and Larrance Dopson (Ty Dolla Sign, Lupe Fiasco).

Uchis’ upcoming debut album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Linda Perry (Pink, Christina Aguilera), Sam Romans (AlunaGeorge, Clean Bandit), Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa, Leona Lewis), Devonte Hynes (Blondie, Sky Ferreira), Illangelo (RAYE, The Weeknd) and Billy Walsh (Camila Cabello, Alicia Keys).

Listen to the audio clip for “Tyrant” below.

Lea Michele delivers new album “Places”

28 Apr

Lea Michele has delivered her new album online.

“Places” – featuring singles “Love is Alive,” “Anything’s Possible,” “Run to You” and “Getaway Car” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Louder” delivers songwriting contributions from Ali Tamposi, Ellie Goulding, Allie X, Julia Michaels, Chantal Kreviazuk, Fransisca Hall, Anjulie Persaud, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Chloe Angelides, MoZella, Dana Parish, Alexandra Savior, Wrabel, Tim Myers, and Michael Fitzpatrick.

Michele has also worked with producers John Shanks, Toby Gad, Andrew Hollander, Jon Levine, Kyle Moorman, Jesse Shatkin, Xandy Barry, Linda Perry, Nathan Chapman, Christopher Braide, Kid Harpoon, Stephan Moccio, Afrojak, Richard “Biff” Stannard, and Ash Howes.

Stream “Places” below.

Charlotte OC liberates debut album “Careless People”

31 Mar

British singer/songwriter Charlotte OC – real name Charlotte O’Connor – has liberated her first studio collection online.

“Careless People” – featuring singles “Darkest Hour,” “Shell” and “Medicine Man” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Tim Anderson (BANKS), Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Chris Spilfogel (Halsey), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira), Trevor Lawrence Jr. (Bruno Mars) and Linda Perry (Alicia Keys).

Album songwriters include Laura “LP” Pergolizzi (Rihanna), Sean Foreman (Kesha), Jarrad Rogers (Betty Who), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey), Francis “Eg” White (Mary J. Blige), Nate Campany (Ellie Goulding), Daniel Weber (POWERS), Tom Aspaul (Liza Owen) and Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena).

Stream “Careless People” below.

DAKOTA enlists Maiday, Bless Beats for debut album

11 Jun

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DAKOTA has enlisted Maiday and Bless Beats for her debut album.

Maiday – real name Rachel Moulden – is responsible for co-writing Leona Lewis’s “Stop the Clocks” [Syco Music], Naughty Boy’s “One Way” [Virgin EMI], and Girls Aloud’s “Beautiful ‘Cause You Love Me” [Polydor].

Meanwhile, notable production credits by Bless Beats are Krishane’s “Drunk and Incapable” f/ Melissa Steel [Atlantic Records] and Tinie Tempah’s “Not Letting Go” f/ Jess Glynne [Disturbing London / Parlophone Records].

DAKOTA, on the other hand, is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring “Lonely Like a Fool” – later this year through 70Hz Recordings.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Amy Wadge, Ed Drewett, Laura Dockrill, Hannah Robinson, Karen Poole, Ollie Green, Tim Woodcock, and Martin Brammer.

On the production front, DAKOTA has teamed up with Fraser T. Smith, Linda Perry, Jamie Scott, Future Cut, Jez Ashurst, Luke Potashnick, Josh Record, Fred Cox, Jack McManus, and MKYL.

Watch the music video for “Fast Car” below.