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K. Michelle releases new album “Kimberley: The People I Used to Know”

9 Dec

American singer/songwriter Kimberley Pate, professionally known as K. Michelle, has released her new studio collection online.

“Kimberley:The People I Used to Know” – featuring singles “Birthday,” “Fuck Your Man” and the Chris Brown-assisted “Either Way” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “More Issues Than Vogue” boasts songwriting contributions from fellow recording artists including Kelly Clarkson (“Run Don’t Walk”), Sonyae Elise (“Birthday”), Prince Charlez (“Talk to God”), Safaree Samuels (“Alert”) and Priscilla Renea (“Brain on Love”).

Other album songwriters include Bianca “Blush” Atterberry (Pia Mia), Kevin Kadish (Meghan Trainor), Carmen Reece (Ray BLK), Micah Powell (Sevyn Streeter), Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Rita Ora), Claude Kelly (Britney Spears), Lindsay Gilbert (Tamar Braxton) and Sam Sumser (Jason Derulo).

On the production front, K. Michelle has teamed up with Ronnie “Lil’ Ronnie” Jackson (Usher), Darhyl “DJ” Camper (Mariah Carey), Uforo “Bongo” Ebong (Toni Braxton), Hitmaka (Ariana Grande), Louis Biancaniello (Jessie J), Philip “HardWork” Constable (Grace Sewell), Eric Hudson (Brandy) Chuck Harmony (Mary J. Blige) and Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Janet Jackson).

Stream “Kimberley: The People I Used to Know” below.

Shawn Mendes to re-release debut album “Handwritten” in November

25 Oct


Shawn Mendes has confirmed plans to re-release his debut album.

The Canadian singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Handwritten – Revisited” on November 20 through Island Records.

The repackaged edition features live versions of “Kid in Love,” “I Don’t Even Know Your Name,” “Strings,” “Aftertaste” and “A Little Too Much.”

Furthermore, it includes four new songs in the shape of “Act Like You Love Me,” “Running Low,” “Memories” and one secret track.

Commercial performance-wise, the initial edition of “Handwritten” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

That collection also delivered productions and songwriting contributions from Martin Terefe (James Blunt), Daniel Parker (Nick Jonas), Emily Warren (Britney Spears), Sam Watters (Hilary Duff) and Louis Biancaniello (Keri Hilson).

Watch the music video for “Stitches” below.

Shawn Mendes shares acoustic performance of “Stitches” with Hailee Steinfeld

29 Jul


Shawn Mendes has shared a new performance video online.

The singer/songwriter posted an acoustic rendition of “Stitches” – featuring Hailee Steinfeld – to his Vevo channel on Tuesday (July 28, 2015).

Songwriting and production duties on “Stitches” were handled by Teddy Geiger along with Daniel Parker (Nick Jonas, James Blunt) and Daniel “Daylight” Kyriakides (LunchMoney Lewis, Fifth Harmony).

Mendes’ debut album “Handwritten” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Life of the Party” and “Something Big” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Island Records.

Other musicians backing Mendes on “Handwritten” are Martin Terefe (James Morrison, Mary J. Blige), Sam Watters (Sevyn Streeter, Keri Hilson) and Louis Biancaniello (Jordin Sparks, Mariah Carey).

Meanwhile, Steinfeld’s debut studio collection is scheduled to hit stores later this year through Republic Records.

Lead single “Love Myself” – which was helmed by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter along with Mattman & Robin – will be available for download from August 7 via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Watch the acoustic rendition of “Stitches” below.

Treasure Davis premieres music video for new single “The One”

25 Jun


Treasure Davis has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “The One” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (June 24, 2015).

Production duties on “The One” were handled by Sam Watters and Louis Biancaniello, who are also responsible for Jordin Sparks’ “Battlefield” [Jive], Keri Hilson’s “Energy” [Interscope] and Shawn Mendes’ “Afterstate” [Island].

Furthermore, Davis co-wrote “Talking In My Sleep” for Chante Moore along with Watters and Biancaniello. The track appears on Moore’s sixth studio album “Moore is More” [Shanachie Records].

Meanwhile, Davis’ debut EP “Heart Flavored Summer” – featuring previous singles “Heart Flavored Sucker” and “Simple” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with ByStorm Entertainment and RCA Records.

The mini-collection boasts further productions from Salaam Remi (Alicia Keys, CeeLo Green), Warren “Oak” Felder (Miguel, Kelly Clarkson), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Rihanna, Nicki Minaj) and B.A.M. (Chris Brown, K. Michelle).

Watch the music video for “The One” below.

Sevyn Streeter drafts Chris Brown for new single “Don’t Kill the Fun”

22 Dec


Sevyn Streeter has confirmed the title for her new single.

The R&B songbird christened “Don’t Kill the Fun” as the first promotional cut from her debut album, which will be released next year via Atlantic Records.

“Don’t Kill the Fun” features guest vocals from Chris Brown, who previously teamed with Streeter on several singles including “Fine China,” “Yeah 3x,” “Next to You,” “Wet the Bed” and “It Won’t Stop.”

Other musicians backing Streeter on the highly-anticipated LP are Mansur Zafr (Ashanti, Keri Hilson), Tiffany Fred (Zendaya, Jennifer Hudson), Da Internz (Ciara, Nicki Minaj) and Eric Bellinger (Usher, Teyana Taylor).

On the songwriting front, Streeter recently co-wrote “Keep Us Together” for Jessie J along with Cory Rooney and Louis Biancaniello. The track appears on the British artist’s third album, “Sweet Talker,” out now via iTunes.

Her other credits include Ariana Grande (“The Way”), Kelly Rowland (“Put Your Name On It”), Alicia Keys (“New Day”), Trey Songz (“International Serious”), Brandy (“Slower”), Fantasia (“Get it Right”) and Tamar Braxton (“Pieces”).

Watch the music video for “It Won’t Stop” below.

Leona Lewis hits the studio with Wayne Wilkins for new album

4 Nov


Leona Lewis has added songwriter and record producer Wayne Wilkins to the list of contributors for her upcoming fifth studio album.

Wilkins previously co-wrote “Take a Bow” for Lewis along with Ryan “Alias” Tedder, Sam Watters and Louis Biancaniello.

More recent songwriting and production credits by Wilkins include Cheryl’s “Crazy Stupid Love” [Polydor Records], Neon Jungle’s “Can’t Stop the Love” [RCA Records] and Cassie Davis’ “No More” [Sony Music Australia].

Meanwhile, the highly-anticipated new album by Lewis is expected to be released in early 2015 via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Christmas, with Love,” which peaked at number thirteen on the UK Albums Chart.

Other album contributors include Jesse Shatkin (Dido, Kylie Minogue), Autumn Rowe (Joel Compass, Karen Harding), Stephan Moccio (Celine Dion, Miley Cyrus) and Diane Warren (Beyonce, Paloma Faith).

Watch the music video for “Run” below.

Jessie J unveils sampler for new album “Sweet Talker”

24 Sep

Jessie J - Sweet Talker

Jessie J has unveiled the official sampler for her upcoming third album.

The British singer/songwriter – born Jessica Cornish – is scheduled to release “Sweet Talker” on October 13 via Lava Records / Republic Records.

Current single “Burnin’ Up” – now available via iTunes – was written by Jessie J along with Andreas “Axident” Schuller, Eric “Wallpaper” Frederic, Chloe Angelides, Jacob Kasher, Rickard Göransson, and Gamal “LunchMoney” Lewis.

“Sweet Talker” boasts further songwriting contributions from Elle Varner, Jenna Andrews, Sevyn Streeter, John Newman, Wayne Hector, Claude Kelly, Savan Kotecha, Louis Biancaniello, and Terius “The-Dream” Nash.

On the production front, Jessie J has teamed up with Max Martin, Tricky Stewart, Diplo, Steve Mac, Warren Felder, Andrew Wansel, Ammo, Cory Rooney, Jonas Jeberg, Will IDAP, Steve Booker, and Jason Evigan.

Watch the music video for “Bang Bang” below.

Jessie J reveals new album “Sweet Talker” credits

22 Sep

Jessie J - Sweet Talker

Jessie J has revealed the songwriting credits for her upcoming album.

The British singer/songwriter – born Jessica Cornish – is scheduled to release “Sweet Talker” on October 13 via Lava / Republic Records.

Current single “Burnin’ Up” – featuring 2 Chainz – was written by Jessie J along with Andreas “Axident” Schuller, Eric “Wallpaper” Frederic, Chloe Angelides, Jacob Kasher, Rickard Göransson, and Gamal Lewis.

Other album songwriters include Elle Varner (Miguel, Emeli Sande), Jenna Andrews (Marsha Ambrosius, The Band Perry), Wayne Hector (Ella Eyre, Paloma Faith), and Sevyn Streeter (Ariana Grande, Chris Brown).

On the production front, Jessie J has teamed up with Pop & Oak (Usher, K. Michelle), Jonas Jeberg (Amerie, Kylie Minogue), Tricky Stewart (Ciara, Kelly Rowland) and Steve Mac (Ella Henderson, Leona Lewis).

“Sweet Talker” serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Alive,” which peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart and featured three hit singles in the shape of “Wild,” “It’s My Party” and “Thunder.”

Peep the songwriting credits for “Sweet Talker” below.

“Ain’t Been Done”
Written By: (David Gamson / Emily Warren / Scott Harris).

“Burnin’ Up” (featuring 2 Chainz)
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Andreas “Axident” Schuller / Eric “Wallpaper” Frederic / Chloe Angelides / Jacob Kasher Hindlin / Rickard Göransson / Gamal Lewis).

“Sweet Talker”
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Alessia DeGasperis Brigante / Yonatan Ayal / Maxime Picard / Clement Picard / Thomas “Diplo” Pentz / James Somani).

“Bang Bang” (with Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj)
Written By: (Savan Kotecha / Rickard Goransson / Max Martin).

Written By: (John Newman / Steve Booker).

Written By: (Elle Varner / Jenna Andrews / William Wiik Larsen).

Written By: (Emily Warren / Britt Burton / Josh Alexander).

“Seal Me With a Kiss” (featuring De La Soul)
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Warren “Oak” Felder / Andrew “Pop” Wansel / George Clinton / Philippe Wynne / Kelvin Mercer / Dave Jolicoeur).

“Said Too Much”
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Jonas Jeberg / Jason Evigan / Sean Douglas).

“Loud” (featuring Lindsey Stirling)
Written By: (Terius “The-Dream” Nash / Christopher “Tricky” Stewart).

“Keep Us Together”
Written By: (Amber “Sevyn” Streeter / Louis Biancaniello / Cory Rooney / Stepan Taft / Ryan Vojtesak).

“Get Away”
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Wayne Hector / Steve Mac)

“Your Loss I’m Found”
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Kuk Harrell / Hidde Huijsman / Massimo Cacciapuoti / Michael van der Zanden).

Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Claude Kelly / Joshua “Ammo” Coleman).

“You Don’t Really Know Me”
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Lewis Allen).

Keri Hilson works with Jim Jonsin, Rico Love for new album?

1 Apr

Keri Hilson

The upcoming third studio album by Keri Hilson is expected to feature collaborations with hitmakers Jim Jonsin and Rico Love.

The songwriting and production duo are responsible for singles “Motivation” by Kelly Rowland [Republic Records], “Sweet Dreams” by Beyonce [Columbia Records] and “Mr. Wrong” by Mary J. Blige [Geffen Records].

Rico Love previously co-wrote “Energy” for Keri Hilson along with Sam Watters and Louis Biancaniello. The track is lifted from the artist’s debut album, “In a Perfect World,” which debuted at number four on the US Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, recent production credits by Jonsin – born James Scheffer – are John Legend’s “A Million” [Columbia Records], A$AP Rocky’s “Long Live A$AP” [RCA Records] and Wiz Khalifa’s “Up In It” [Atlantic Records].

In addition to working on the follow-up to 2010’s “No Boys Allowed,” Hilson co-wrote “Passenger” for Candice Glover along with Planet VI’s Theron and Timothy Thomas. The Mike WiLL Made It-produced track appears on Glover’s debut album, “Music Speaks,” out now via Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “Energy” below.

Treasure Davis, J. Cole debut new song ‘May the Bitter Man Win’

5 Feb


Treasure Davis has debuted a new song online.

The singer/songwriter posted “May the Bitter Man Win” – which features J. Cole – to her Official SoundCloud Page on Wednesday (February 5, 2013).

The track was co-written by Elijah Blake, whose credits include “Shit Happens” by Bridget Kelly [Roc Nation Records], “DUI” by Ciara [Epic Records], “Suicide” by James Blake [Syco Music] and “Dessert” by JLS [RCA Records].

The R&B crooner – born Sean Fenton – is expected to release his debut album “Songs About Melody” later this year via Island Def Jam Recordings.

Meanwhile, Davis previously co-wrote “Talking in My Sleep” by Chante Moore along with Lewis Hughes, Nick Audino, Sam Watters and Louis Biancaniello.

Watch the music video for debut single “Someone New” below. The track – which was produced by Andrew “Hit Drew” Clifton – marks the first promotional release from Treasure’s upcoming debut album with RCA Records.