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Ne-Yo drops seventh studio collection “Good Man”

9 Jun

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Ne-Yo (born Shaffer Smith) has dropped his seventh studio collection online.

“Good Man” – featuring the Bebe Rexha and Stefflon Don-assisted “Push Back” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Non-Fiction” boasts further guest appearances from Romeo Santos (“Nights Like These”), PartyNextDoor (“On Your Mind”), Eric Bellinger (“Hot Box”) and Candace Boyd & Sam Hook (“Ocean Sure”).

On the production front, Ne-Yo has teamed up with Stargate, Jesse “Corparal” Wilson, Dr. Luke, Cirkut, Billboard, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Maejor, Curtis “Sauce” Wilson, Joseph Hill, and The Stereotypes.

Stream “Good Man” below.

Bebe Rexha guests on Ne-Yo’s new single “Push Back”

31 Mar

American singer, songwriter and record producer Ne-Yo has enlisted Bebe Rexha and Stefflon Don for his new promotional single “Push Back,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Push Back” were handled by Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate, who previously teamed up with Ne-Yo on singles “So Sick,” “Sexy Love,” “Because of You,” “Go On Girl,” “Closer,” “Independent Woman,” “Beautiful Monster,” “Let Me Love You” and “Coming With You.”

Ne-Yo’s upcoming seventh studio collection “Good Man” – featuring further productions from Dr. Luke, Cirkut, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper – is scheduled to arrive on June 8 via Universal Music Group / Motown Records.

Having worked with Stargate on “I Got Time” and “Bad Bitch,” Rexha also co-wrote “All Hands on Deck” with the Norwegian hitmaking duo. The Cashmere Cat-assisted track appears on Tinashe’s debut album, “Aquarius,” which debuted at number seventeen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rexha’s upcoming album “Expectations” will hit stores later this year via Warner Brothers Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers alliances with The Stereotypes, Lauren Christy, Jason Evigan, Asia Whiteacre, Jussi Karvinen, Kamille, Justin Tranter, David Garcia, Talay Riley, and Josh Miller.

Stream the audio clip for “Push Back” below.

Tinashe premieres music video for new single “Me So Bad”

30 Mar

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

The visual clip for “Me So Bad” – featuring Ty Dolla $ign and French Montana – was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (March 30, 2018).

Production duties on “Me So Bad” were collectively handled by Simon “BLWYRMND” Schranz, Christian “Hitmaka” Ward, Floyd “A1” Bentley, Andre “Dre Moon” Proctor, and Montrell “Wavy” Martinez.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tinashe’s upcoming album “Joyride” – featuring previous promotional singles “Faded Love” and “No Drama” – is scheduled to arrive on April 13 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts further contributions from Stargate, Noonie Bao, Fred Ball, Starrah, Joel Compass, Sasha Sloan, Hit-Boy, Eyelar, Travis Scott, Soundz, Arrow Benjamin, Dr. Luke, and NOVAWAV.

Watch the music video for “Me So Bad” below.

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.