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Fergie releases sophomore album “Double Dutchess”

24 Sep

American singer/songwriter Stacy Ann Ferguson, known professionally as Fergie, has released her sophomore studio collection online.

“Double Dutchess” – featuring singles “L.A. Love (La La),” “M.I.L.F. $,” “Life Goes On” and “You Already Know” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2006’s “The Dutchess” boasts songwriting contributions from Diana Gordon (Rita Ora), Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani), Kristinia Stephens (Jennifer Lopez), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Britney Spears), Tayla Parx (Christina Aguilera), George Pajon Jr. (Macy Gray) and Rock City (Kelly Rowland).

On the production front, Fergie has worked with will.i.am (Justin Timberlake), Toby Gad (Alicia Keys), DJ Ammo (Sean Paul), Polow Da Don (Tamar Braxton), Keith Harris (Usher), RoccStar (Zendaya), Dr. Luke (Trey Songz), Cirkut (Ava Max) and Philip “Hardwork” Constable (Grace Sewell).

Stream “Double Dutchess” below.

Fergie reveals tracklisting for sophomore album “Double Dutchess”

20 Aug

American singer/songwriter Stacy Ann Ferguson, known mononymously as Fergie, has revealed the tracklisting for her second album, “Double Dutchess,” which will arrive later this year via Dutchess Music / BMG Records.

The follow-up to 2006’s “The Dutchess” boasts songwriting contributions from Rock City (Usher), Jocelyn “Jo’zzy” Donald (Zendaya), George Pajon (Ricky Martin), Justin Tranter (Britney Spears), Diana Gordon (Rita Ora) and Jean Baptiste Kouame (Chris Brown).

On the production front, Fergie has teamed up with Toby Gad (Alicia Keys), Polow Da Don (Robin Thicke), DJ Mustard (Tinashe), RoccStar (Prince Royce), Keith Harris (Mary J. Blige), Philip “Hardwork” Contable (Sean Paul), Dr. Luke (Meghan Trainor) and Cirkut (The Weeknd).

See the tracklisting for “Double Dutchess” below.

(1) Hungry / (2) Like it Ain’t Nuttin / (3) You Already Know / (4) Just Like You / (5) A Little Work / (6) Life Goes On / (7) M.I.L.F. $ / (8) Save it Til Morning / (9) Enchanté (Carine) / (10) Tension / (11) L.A. Love (La La) / (12) Love is Blind / (13) Love is Pain

Ciara signs new deal with Warner Brothers Records

28 Jan

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Ciara has inked a new deal with Warner Brothers Records.

The Warner Music Group imprint also houses artists including Jason Derulo, Adam Lambert, Bebe Rexha, Jake Miller, Andra Day, Lianne La Havas, Kylie Minogue, Dua Lipa, Idina Menzel, Damon Albarn, and GRADES.

Ciara’s last studio collection under Epic Records, 2015’s “Jackie,” peaked to number seventeen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “I Bet” and “Dance Like We’re Making Love.”

That album also delivered contributions from Dr. Luke, Cirkut, Ester Dean, Rock City, LunchMoney Lewis, Harmony Samuels, Edgar “JV” Etienne, Jacob Kasher, Chloe Angelides, Livvi Franc, Ali Tamposi, and Diane Warren.

Watch the music video for “Dance Like We’re Making Love” below.

Zara Larsson hits the studio with Charlie Puth, Jacob Kasher, Stargate

17 Apr

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Swedish singer-songwriter Zara Larsson has teamed up with Charlie Puth, Jacob Kasher and Stargate for her upcoming album.

As a songwriter, Puth is known for co-penning tracks with Trey Songz (“Slow Motion”), Jason Derulo (“Broke”), CeeLo Green (“Working Class Heroes”), Thomas Rhett (“I Feel Good”) and Bonnie McKee (“Bombastic”).

Jacob Kasher, on the other hand, previously co-wrote “Skippin’ a Beat” for Larsson along with Rickard Goransson and Tove Lo. The track appears on Larsson’s debut album, “1,” out now via Record Company TEN.

Lastly, Stargate’s extensive production resume includes Fifth Harmony’s “Worth It” [Syco Music], Tinashe’s “All Hands on Deck” [RCA], Pia Mia’s “Touch” [Interscope] and Iggy Azalea’s “Black Widow” [Def Jam].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Larsson will release her next studio collection – featuring the MNEK-assisted lead single “Never Forget You” – later this year through Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The still-untitled LP reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Max Martin, Julia Michaels, Steve Mac, Justin Tranter, Dallas Austin, Ina Wroldsen, Eric Hudson, Wayne Hector, Dr. Luke, and JHart.

Watch the music video for “Lush Life” below.

Jennifer Lopez unveils artwork for new single “Ain’t Your Mama”

7 Apr

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Jennifer Lopez has unveiled the artwork for her new single.

“Ain’t Your Mama” marks the first promotional cut from the artist’s upcoming studio collection under Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The track was co-written by Meghan Trainor (Fifth Harmony, Rascal Flatts), Jacob Kasher Hindlin (Bebe Rexha, Selena Gomez), LunchMoney Lewis (Ciara, Jessie J) and Rock City (Rihanna, Keri Hilson).

Meanwhile, production duties on “Ain’t Your Mama” were collectively handled by Dr. Luke (Katy Perry, Britney Spears) and Cirkut (The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj).

Lopez’s ninth album follows 2014’s “AKA,” which debuted at number eight on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including the Chris Brown-assisted “Same Girl” and Max Martin-produced “First Love.”

Watch the music video for “Feel the Light” below.

Fifth Harmony snags Julia Michaels, Jack Antonoff for sophomore album

18 Feb

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Fifth Harmony added to Julia Michaels and Jack Antonoff to the list of contributors for their upcoming sophomore album.

Antonoff is best known as the lead singer and songwriter of Bleachers, and lead guitarist of the indie rock band Fun. Moreover, he was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and has won three Grammy Awards.

His songwriting and production credits include St. Lucia (“Help Me Run Away”), Rachel Platten (“Stand By You”), Troye Sivan (“Heaven”), Christina Perri (“I Don’t Wanna Break”) and Taylor Swift (“Out of the Woods”).

Meanwhile, notable works by Michaels include Selena Gomez’s “Hands to Myself” [Interscope], Hailee Steinfeld’s “Love Myself” [Republic], Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” [Def Jam] and Rita Ora’s “Poison” [Columbia].

Fans of her poignant songwriting should also look out for upcoming projects by Gwen Stefani [Interscope], Britney Spears [RCA], Jessie Ware [Island], Zara Larsson [Epic] and Jasmine Thompson [Atlantic].

Fifth Harmony, on the other hand, are scheduled to release the follow-up to 2015’s “Reflection” later this year through Syco Music and Epic Records.

The still-untitled project’s lead single – rumored to be the Tinashe-penned “She’s My Girl” – will be available for download from February 26 via iTunes.

Other songwriters and producers backing Fifth Harmony on the new album are Max Martin, Babyface, Dr. Luke, Justin Tranter, Benny Blanco, Taylor Parks, Jason Evigan, Mitch Allan, Tommy Brown, Meghan Trainor, The Rascals, LunchMoney Lewis, Negin Djafari, Jared Cotter, and THE ELEV3N.

Watch the music video for “Miss Movin’ On” below.

Zara Larsson collaborates with JHart for international debut album

13 Feb

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Zara Larsson has collaborated with JHart for her international debut album.

“Ok… @zaralarsson is a singing fool!,” the British singer-songwriter-record producer posted to his Twitter account on Friday (February 12, 2016).

JHart – real name James Abrhart – recently co-wrote “More and More” and “Sax” for Fleur East along with Camille Purcell and Norwegian record producers Edvard Erfjord and Henrik Michelsen of Electric.

His resume includes further works with Justin Bieber (“Company”), Rita Ora (“Body on Me”), Trey Songz (“Change Your Mind”), Charlie Puth (“Dangerously”), and Fifth Harmony (“Them Girls Be Like”).

Meanwhile, Larsson will release her upcoming studio collection – featuring hit singles “Lush Life” and “Never Forget You” – later this year through Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions and productions from MNEK, Julia Michaels, Dallas Austin, Ina Wroldsen, Dr. Luke, Justin Tranter, Eric Hudson, Wayne Hector, and Steve Mac.

Watch the music video for “Never Forget You” below.