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Kyla signs new publishing deal with BMG

1 Aug

British singer/songwriter Kyla Marie Smith, mononymously known as Kyla, has signed a new publishing deal with BMG.

Known in the UK for her singles “Do You Mind” and “Daydreaming,” Kyla shot to international stardom by providing guest vocals on Drake’s “One Dance,” which topped the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Her current promotional single “Should’ve Been Me,” with UK Record producer Naughty Boy and Jamaican dancehall star Popcaan, is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music, who co-produced Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Kyla has recorded further material with producers including Invisible Men (Kylie Minogue), Zac Samuel (Taya), Starsmith (Ellie Goulding), Moon Willis (Anne-Marie), Youthonix (Tanika), Sacha Skarbek (Miley Cyrus) and Banx & Ranx (Dua Lipa).

Among the songwriters Kyla has worked with are Andrea Martin (Monica), Lindy Robbins (Jason Derulo), Dayo Olatunji (Ella Henderson), Carmen Reece (Nathan Sykes), Eyelar (Tinashe), Carla Marie Williams (Craig David), Jenna Andrews (Kiesza), Negin Djafari (Bobii Lewis) and Alicia Renee (Tamia).

Streaming the audio clip for “Should’ve Been Me” below.

Dua Lipa connects with Flume, Sarah Aarons for new collabration

24 Jul

Dua Lipa has connected with Australian record producer Flume and Sony/ATV publishing signee Sarah Aarons for a new collaboration.

In addition to releasing his sophomore album “Skin” in 2016, which features international hit single “Never Be Like You,” Flume (born Harley Streten) has also produced songs for artists including AlunaGeorge (“I Remember”), Lourde (“The Louvre”) and Vince Staples (“Yeah Right”).

Meanwhile, Aarons, whose songwriting resume boasts works with Zedd & Alessia Cara (“Stay”) and Mabel McVey (“Bedroom”), has contributed to the next projects by Demi Lovato, Ella Eyre, and Amber Mark.

Dua Lipa’s upcoming project and follow-up to her self-titled debut album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive next year via Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with GRADES (Jess Glynne), Lindy Robbins (Selena Gomez), Sarah Hudson (Ariana Grande) and Emily Warren (Molly Kate Kestner).

Watch the music video for “Be the One” below.

Dua Lipa reunites with Emily Warren for new collaboration

23 Jul

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has reunited with fellow recording artist Emily Warren for a new collaboration.

The pair previously co-wrote Sean Paul’s “Don’t Lie” and The Chainsmokers’ “Wake Up Alone,” as well as the Ian Kirkpatrick-produced/Caroline Ailin-assisted “New Rules,” taken from Dua Lipa’s self-titled debut album.

Warren’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Alessia Cara (“The Other Side”), Noah Cyrus (“Stay Together”), Little Mix (“No More Sad Songs”), Molly Kate Kestner (“Good Die Young”), Ava Lily (“Painkiller”), Becky Hill (“Back to My Love”), Melanie Martinez (“Soap”) and Shawn Mendes (“Aftertaste”).

Her current promotional single “Something To Hold On To” – co-written with and produced by Mac and Phil – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Dua Lipa’s upcoming project, on the other hand, is expected to arrive next year via Warner Music Group / Warner Brothers Records.

On the still-untitled collection, the “Hotter Than Hell” star has also teamed up with Lindy Robbins (Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson), Sarah Hudson (Liza Owen, Era Istrefi) and GRADES (Alina Baraz, Gabi Wilson).

Stream the audio clip for “Something To Hold On To” below.

Raphael Saadiq graces new album by Chromeo

19 Jun

Chromeo have teased a new collaboration with Raphael Saadiq.

“The god @raphael_saadiq laced us too. People don’t even know how incredible of a bass player he is. We got a bunch some of our idols on this album,” the Canadian electro-funk duo posted on Instagram on Saturday (June 17, 2017).

Saadiq’s recent songwriting and production credits include Solange’s “Cranes in the Sky,” Usher’s “Champions,” Andra Day’s “Cheers to the Fall,” Miguel’s “Flesh,” and Adrian Marcel’s “Eyes Don’t Lie.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with Joss Stone (“Tell Me ‘Bout It”), D’Angelo (“Lady”), TLC (“So So Dumb”), Kelis (“80s Joint”), Mary J. Blige (“Color”), Kelly Price (“So Sweet”), Teedra Moses (“Take Me”), Alicia Keys (“Lesson Learned”) and Whitney Houston (“Fine”).

Meanwhile, Chromeo – consisting of David “Dave 1” Macklovitch and Patrick “P-Thugg” Gemayel – are expected to drop their new album later this year via Last Gang Records / Big Beat Records / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “White Women” reportedly delivers further productions from Jason Evigan (Enrique Iglesias), Digital Farm Animals (Rita Ora), Kaytranada (Craig David), Ian Kirkpatrick (Selena Gomez), Illangelo (Emeli Sande), Ariel Rechtshaid (Kylie Minogue) and MNEK (Dua Lipa).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Lindy Robbins (Jason Derulo), Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Priscilla Renea (Nick Jonas), Sean Douglas (Big Boi), Andrew Jackson (Sean Paul), Billy Walsh (Alicia Keys), Scott Harris (The Chainsmokers) and Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Raphael Saadiq’s work!

Paloma Faith enlists Starsmith for a new collaboration

19 Jun

British singer/songwriter Paloma Faith has enlisted Starsmith for a new collaboration.

The multi-platinum selling songwriter, producer, remixer and DJ (born Finlay Dow-Smith) is known for helming Ellie Goulding’s “Starry Eyed,” Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand,” Kwabs’ “Fight for Love,” Ella Eyre’s “Don’t Follow Me,” Kylie Minogue’s “Put Your Hands Up,” Mika’s “Staring at the Sun,” Clean Bandit’s “Real Love,” Betty Who’s “Better,” and M.O’s “Preach.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow producers and songwriters including Francis “Eg” White, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Talay Riley, Natalia Hajjara, Jonny Coffer, Ina Wroldsen, Jack Patterson, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Justin Parker, Al Shux, Joel Compass, Martin Terefe, Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman, and Benny Benassi.

Meanwhile, Faith is expected to release her fourth album, tentatively entitled “The Architect,” later this year via Sony Music UK / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “A Perfect Contradiction” reportedly delivers further productions from Jake Gosling (Shania Twain), Greg Kurstin (Liam Gallagher), Fraser T. Smith (Adele), Klas Ahlund (Robyn), Jesse Shatkin (Kelly Clarkson), The Arcade (Rita Ora), Cass Lowe (Nick Jonas), Fred Ball (Rihanna), Knox Brown (Emeli Sande), Jamie Scott (Rag’n’Bone Man) and TMS (Liam Tomlinson).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Lindy Robbins (Selena Gomez), Wayne Hector (Jason Derulo), Chiara Hunter (David Guetta), John Newman (Olly Murs), Cleo Tighe (Foxes), Linus Wiklund (Noonie Bao), Isley Juber (Lykke Li), Alexander Kronlund (Demi Lovato), Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (Lea Michele) and Clarence Coffee Jr. (Allie X).

Watch the music video for “Only Love Can Hurt Like This” below.

Dua Lipa liberates self-titled debut album

3 Jun

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has liberated her debut album online.

The self-titled collection – featuring singles “New Love,” “Be the One,” “Last Dance,” “Hotter Than Hell,” “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” “Lost in Your Light,” “Thinking About You,” and “Room for 2” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters backing Dua Lipa on the album are Lindy Robbins, Cara Salimando, Sarah Hudson, Skyler Stonestreet, Caroline Ailin, Autumn Rowe, Chelcee Grimes, Lauren Christy, Emily Warren, Ilsey Juber, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Rick Nowels, Sean Douglas, Talay Riley, Ferras Al-Qaisi, Adam Midgley, Tommy Baxter, Gerard O’Connell, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Andreas “Axident” Schuller, Leroy “Big Taste” Clampitt, Greg Wells, Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale, Tom Neville, Andrew Wyatt, Emile Haynie, Daniel “GRADES” Traynor, Ian Kirkpatrick, Francis “Eg” White, James Flannigan, Bill Rahko, Jon Levine, and TMS.

As a songwriter, on the other hand, the “Scared to Be Lonely” star’s resume boasts works for Annalisa (“Used to You”), The Chainsmokers (“Wake Up Alone”) and Molly Kate Kestner (“Thank You Very Much”).

Stream “Dua Lipa” below.

Ella Henderson collaborates with Danny Parker for sophomore album

12 May

Ella Henderson has collaborated with Danny Parker for her second album.

The American songwriter is known for co-penning Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Shawn Mendes’ “Stitches,” Britney Spears’ “Liar,” James Blunt’s “Heart to Heart,” Birdy’s “Save Yourself,” and Nick Jonas’ “Chains.”

Parker’s resume boasts further works with fellow songwriters and producers including Jason Evigan, Ross Golan, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Patrik Patrikious, Ilsey Juber, Teddy Geigher, Steph Jones, Breyan Isaac, Emily Warren, Ammar Malik, Daniel “Daylight” Kyriakides, Clarence Coffee Jr., Warren “Oak” Felder, Jonas Jeberg, Nick Ruth, Daniel “Robopop” Omelio, and TMS.

Meanwhile, Henderson is scheduled release her sophomore studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One,” later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Jenna Andrews, Chiara Hunter, Dayo Olatunji, Jennifer Decilveo, Lindy Robbins, Maegan Cottone, Kamille, Grace Barker, HARLOE, Caroline Ailin, Frances, Julia Michaels, Rachel Rohan, Amy Wadge, Cara Salimando, MoZella, Claude Kelly, Benjamin Arrow, Sam Romans, J Angel, Evan Bogart, Philip Plested, BullySongs, James Newman, Trey Campbell, JHart, Max McElligott, Iain James, Corey Sanders, Ed Drewett, and Justin Tranter.

Stream “Chapter One” below.