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Madonna premieres “Ghosttown” music video

8 Apr

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Madonna has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The pop legend posted the visual clip for the Jonas Akerlund-directed “Ghosttown” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (April 09, 2015).

“Ghosttown” was written by Madonna along with Jason Evigan (Demi Lovato, Kelly Clarkson), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Christina Milian, Leona Lewis) and Sean Douglas (Meghan Trainor, Jason Derulo).

Production duties were handled by Madonna along with Mathieu “Billboard” Jomphe, who also worked with Shakira (“Dare – La La La”), Britney Spears (“Hold It Against Me”) and Ellie Goulding (“In My City”).

Madonna’s latest album “Rebel Heart” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Living for Love” and “Devil Prey” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Live Nation and Interscope Records.

Other album contributors include Toby Gad (Brandy, John Legend), Mozella (Rihanna, Miley Cyrus), Ariel Rechtshaid (Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX), Symbolyc One (Beyonce, Tamar Braxton) and Diplo (Usher, Ariana Grande).

Watch the music video for “Ghosttown” below.

Delilah writes song for Madonna’s new album “Rebel Heart”

13 Mar

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Delilah has written a song for Madonna’s new album.

The singer/songwriter – born Paloma Stoecker – co-wrote “HeartBreakCity” along with Tobias Jimson, Arash Pournouri and Tim “Avicii” Bergling.

Madonna’s thirteenth studio collection “Rebel Heart” – featuring hit singles “Living for Love” and “Ghosttown” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Live Nation and Interscope Records.

In related news, Delilah is currently working on new material and may release her sophomore album later this year.

Her first studio collection, “From the Roots Up,” was released in 2012 via Warner Music Group imprint Atlantic Records. The project spawned hit singles “Love You So,” “Breathe,” “Inside My Love” and “Shades of Grey.”

She also worked with top producers and songwriters including Salaam Remi (Jordin Sparks, Mack Wilds), Reginald “Syience” Perry (Beyonce, Emeli Sande) and Chase & Status (Rihanna, Alexandra Burke).

Watch the music video for “Shades of Grey” below.

Madonna confirms new single “Ghosttown”

3 Mar

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Madonna has confirmed the title for her new single.

The singer/songwriter christened “Ghosttown” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming album, “Rebel Heart,” which will hit stores and digital outlets on March 10 via Live Nation and Interscope Records.

“Ghosttown” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Beyonce, Leona Lewis), Jason Evigan (Kelly Clarkson, Demi Lovato) and Sean Douglas (Meghan Trainor, David Guetta).

Production duties on “Ghosttown” were handled by Madonna along with Mathieu “Billboard” Jomphe, whose other credits include Shakira’s “Dare (La La La)” [RCA Records] and Ellie Goulding’s “In My City” [Polydor Records].

Previous promotional cut, the Diplo-produced “Living for Love,” which peaked to number one on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs.

Other musicians backing Madonna on the follow-up to 2012’s “MDNA” are Toby Gad (Alicia Keys, John Legend), Mozella (Rihanna, Miley Cyrus), Ariel Rechtshaid (Usher, Charli XCX) and MNEK (Babyface, Kylie Minogue).

Watch the “Living for Love” music video below.

Madonna debuts new single “Living for Love”

20 Dec

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Madonna has debuted her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Living for Love” to her official YouTube page on Friday (December 19, 2014).

“Living for Love” was written by Madonna, Maureen “Mozella” McDonald, Alicia Keys, Toby Gad, Nice Rowe, Ariel Rechtshaid and Thomas “Diplo” Pentz.

The track appears on the artist’s thirteenth album, “Rebel Heart,” out on March 10, 2015 via Live Nation and Interscope Records.

Other musicians backing Madonna on the highly-anticipated project are Kanye West, Ryan Tedder, Symbolyc One, Jason Evigan, Sean Douglas, Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub, Savan Kotecha, Mike Dean, Billboard, and Evan Bogart.

Listen to “Living for Love” below.

Madonna releases six new songs online

20 Dec

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Madonna has released six new songs online.

“Living for Love,” “Devil Pray,” “Unapologetic Bitch,” “Illuminati” and the Nicki Minaj-assisted “Bitch I’m Madonna” are now available for download via iTunes (US) in partnership with Live Nation and Interscope Records.

Among the songwriters and producers on those tracks are Diplo, Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Ariel Rechtshaid, Mathieu “Billboard” Jomphe, DJ Dahi, Symbolyc One, Toby Gad and Maureen “Mozella” McDonald.

As mentioned on iTunes, “Rebel Heart” is scheduled for release on March 10, 2015. The highly-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “MDNA,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Watch the music video for “Give It 2 Me” below.

Madonna snags OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder for new album

8 Dec

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Madonna has snagged the songwriting and production services of Ryan Tedder for her thirteenth album.

The OneRepublic frontman recently co-wrote and produced “Ghost” for British singer/songwriter Ella Henderson along with regular collaborator Noel Zancanella. The track peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart.

His resume also includes works for Taylor Swift (“Welcome to New York”), Leona Lewis (“Bleeding Love”), Adele (“Rumor Has It”), Beyonce (“Halo”), Ellie Goulding (“Burn”), Maroon 5 (“Maps”) and Gwen Stefani (“Baby Don’t Lie”).

Meanwhile, Madonna’s forthcoming studio collection will be released next year via Live Nation and Interscope Records. The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “MDNA,” which spawned hit single “Give Me All Your Luvin.”

Other album contributors include Diplo (Sia, Britney Spears), Mozella (Tinashe, Miley Cyrus), Toby Gad (Alicia Keys, John Legend), Ariel Rechtshaid (Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX) and MNEK (Little Mix, Kylie Minogue).

Watch the music video for OneRepublic’s “Love Runs Out” below.

Madonna drafts DJ Dahi for new album

17 Sep

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Madonna has drafted DJ Dahi for her upcoming thirteenth studio album.

Dahi is best known for producing “Worst Behavior” by Drake, as well as his collaboration with Kendrick Lamar, the critically acclaimed album cut “Money Trees”, which features Lamar’s label-mate Jay Rock.

The hip hop record producer – born Dacoury Natche – also produced several tracks for various artists such as Lily Allen, Freddie Gibbs, Dom Kennedy, Pac Div, Mac Miller, Skeme, Pac Div, Travi$ Scott, Vic Mensa, Casey Veggies, Smoke DZA, Mick Jenkins and Rich Kidd, among others.

Madonna, meanwhile, is scheduled to release her new studio collection in early 2015 via Live Nation in partnership with Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project is prominently produced by Diplo, whose resume includes works for Beyonce [Columbia Records], Chris Brown [RCA Records], Kiesza [Island Records] and Katy Perry [Capitol Records].

Other album contributors Toby Gad (Brandy, John Legend), Mozella (Tinashe, Pixie Lott), Ariel Rechtshaid (Usher, Sky Ferreira), MNEK (Rudimental, Becky Hill) and Alicia Keys (Christina Aguilera, Emeli Sande).

Madonna’s last album, 2012’s “MDNA,” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered three hit singles in the shape of “Give Me All Your Luvin’,” “Girl Gone Wild” and “Turn Up the Radio.”

Watch the music video for “Girl Gone Wild” below.

Madonna hints at new collaboration with Alicia Keys for new album

10 Sep

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Madonna has hinted at a new collaboration with fellow artist Alicia Keys for her upcoming thirteenth studio album.

The singer, songwriter, pianist and record producer previously teamed up with artists such as John Legend [Columbia], Emeli Sande [Capitol], Usher [RCA], Drake [Republic], Bruno Mars [Atlantic] and Frank Ocean [Def Jam].

Some of her notable songwriting and production credits include Mario’s “2 Train” [J Records], Christina Aguilera’s “Impossible” [RCA], Whitney Houston’s “Million Dollar Bill” [Arista] and Jennifer Hudson’s “Angel” [RCA].

Meanwhile, the highly-anticipated new studio collection by Madonna is expected to be released later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “MDNA,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Other album contributions include Diplo (Lorde, Chris Brown), MNEK (Rudimental, Gorgon City), Toby Gad (Beyonce, Jessie J), Ariel Rechtshaid (HAIM, Charli XCX) and Martin Kierszenbaum (Lady Gaga, Natalia Kills).

Watch the music video for Alicia Keys’ “Brand New Me” below.

Arty, Angel Taylor debut music video for new single “Up All Night”

10 Sep

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Arty has debuted the music video for his new single online.

The Russian songwriter and record producer posted the Clarence Fuller-directed clip for “Up All Night” to his official Vevo page on Friday (September 05, 2014).

The Angel Taylor-assisted track was written by Arty – born Artyom Stolyarov – along with Toby Gad, whose credits include John Legend’s “All of Me” [Columbia Records] and Alicia Keys’ “Love is My Disease” [RCA Records].

Arty’s upcoming album is expected to be released later this year Live Nation’s Insomniac’s fledgling record label in partnership with Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “Up All Night” below.

Madonna recruits MNEK for new album

22 Aug

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MNEK has been added to the list of contributors for Madonna’s next album.

The British singer, songwriter and record producer – born Uzoechi Emenike – previously worked with the likes of Rudimental [Atlantic Records], Gorgon City [Virgin EMI Records] and Clean Bandit [Warner Bros. Records].

Some of his notable credits include Kylie Minogue’s “Feels So Good” [Parlophone Records], Neon Jungle’s “London Rain” [RCA Records] and The Saturdays’ “What Are You Waiting For?” [Polydor Records].

Meanwhile, the highly-anticipated new album by Madonna is expected to be released later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “MDNA,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

It is confirmed to yield further collaborations with Diplo (Sia, Chris Brown), Toby Gad (Beyonce, John Legend), Ariel Rechtshaid (HAIM, Sky Ferreira) and Maureen “Mozella” McDonald (Miley Cyrus, Tessanne Chin).

Watch the music video for MNEK’s “Wrote a Song About You” below. The track is lifted from the artist’s upcoming debut album on Virgin EMI Records.