Tag Archives: Linda Perry

Alicia Keys enlists Tricky Stewart for new collaboration

11 Dec

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Alicia Keys has enlisted Christopher “Tricky” Stewart for a new collaboration.

Stewart’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Beyonce (“Single Ladies”), Mariah Carey (“Touch My Body”), Rihanna (“Umbrella”), Mary J. Blige (“Just Fine”), Ciara (“Ride”), Brooke Valentine (“Girl Fight”), Brandy (“Louboutins”), Toni Braxton (“Missin'”) and Whitney Houston (“I Look to You”).

Besides regular collaborator Terius “The-=Dream” Nash, Stewart has also worked with songwriters including Traci Hale, Penelope Magnet, Kandi Burruss, Ester Dean, Crystal Nicole, Shelly Peiken, Katrina Willis, Michelle Bell, Candice Nelson, Keri Hilson, Shamora Crawford, and Lindsey “Mavelle” Gilbert.

Meanwhile, Keys is expected to release her eighth studio collection in 2019 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from DaHeala, Foy Vance, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, Emile Haynie, Stacy Barthe, Johnny McDaid, Andrew Wyatt, Jeff Bhasker, Linda Perry, Asia Whiteacre, Pierre Medor, and Jeremiah “SickPen” Bethea.

Stream the audio clip for “She Don’t Really Care” below.

 

Linda Perry teases new collaboration with Alicia Keys

19 Oct

Linda Perry has teased a new collaboration with Alicia Keys.

“Alicia Keys is truly a Superwomen. Was a good hang at my studio,” the American songwriter and record producer posted to Instagram.

The pair previously teamed up on “Superwoman,” “The Thing About Love,” “Sure Looks Good to Me” and “Pray for Forgiveness,” taken from the albums “As I Am” (2007) and “The Element of Freedom” (2009), respectively.

Perry’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Pink (“Get the Party Started”), Christina Aguilera (“Beautiful”), Gwen Stefani (“What You Waiting For?”), Celine Dion (“My Love”), Adele (“Can’t Let Go”), Lea Michele (“Sentimental Memories”) and Miley Cyrus (“Hands of Love”).

Keys’ last studio collection under Sony Music / RCA Records, 2016’s “Here,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “In Common” and “Blended Family (What You Do for Love).”

For her next project, Keys has reportedly teamed up with fellow musicians including DaHeala, Foy Vance, Fred Ball, Emile Haynie, Arrow Benjamin, Stacy Barthe, Johnny McDaid, Andrew Wyatt, Jeff Bhasker, and Asia Whiteacre.

Watch the music video for “In Common” below.

Kali Uchis confirms details for new album

15 Mar

Kali Uchis has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The Colombian singer/songwriter, born Karly-Marina Loaiza, christened her next studio collection “Isolation” and will release it on April 6th via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Current promotional single “After the Storm” – featuring Tyler, The Creator and Bootsy Collins – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Additional tracks slotted for inclusion on “Isolation” are “Body Language,” “Coming Home,” “Dead to Me,” “Feel Like a Fool,” “Gotta Get Up,” “In My Dreams,” “Killer,” “Teeth in My Neck,” “Tomorrow,” and “Just a Stranger.”

On the songwriting and production front, Uchis has reportedly teamed up with Greg Kurstin, Damon Albarn, Josh Crocker, Autumn Rowe, Wayne Gordon, Sam Romans, Linda Perry, Rick Nowels, and Sounwave.

Watch the music video for “Tyrant” below.

Kali Uchis delivers new promotional single “After the Storm”

13 Jan

Colombian-American singer/songwriter Kali Uchis has delivered her new promotional single online.

“After the Storm” – featuring Tyler, the Creator & Bootsy Collins – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Uchis (real name Karly Loaiza) alongside it’s producers Chester Hansen, Alexander Sowinski, Matthew Tavares, and Leland Whitty of Canadian music group BadBadNotGood.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Uchis upcoming project – featuring further songwriting contributions from Linda Perry, Sam Romans, and Autumn Rowe – is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

Stream the audio clip for “After the Storm” below.

Kali Uchis announces new promotional single “After the Storm”

11 Jan

Columbian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer Kali Uchis has teamed up with Tyler the Creator and Bootsy Collins for her new promotional single “After the Storm,” out on January 12 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As per BMI’s Reportoire, “After the Storm” was co-written by Uchis (real name Karly Loaiza) alongside Chester Hansen, Alexander Sowinski, Matthew Tavares, and Leland Whitty of Canadian music group BadBadNotGood.

Uchis’ upcoming album – featuring previous singles “Tyrant” and “Nuestro Planeta” – is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Linda Perry (Pink, Christina Aguilera), Sam Romans (Alicia Keys, Jess Glynne), Billy Walsh (Raye, Emeli Sande) and Autumn Rowe (Kacy Hill, Dua Lipa).

Stream the audio clip for “Nuestro Planeta” below.

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.