Tag Archives: Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald

Doja Cat unleashes sophomore album “Hot Pink”

8 Nov


American rapper, songwriter, songwriter, and record producer Amalaratna Dlamini, known professionally as Doja Cat, has unleashed her sophomore album under Kemosabe Records / RCA Records.

“Hot Pink” – featuring singles “Juicy,” “Bottom Bitch” and “Rules” – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2018’s “Amala” boasts contributions from Yeti Beats, Tyson Trax, Dr. Luke, Kool Kojak, Theron Thomas, Salaam Remi, Ben Billions, Kurtis McKenzie, P2J, Ari PenSmith, Blaq Tuxedo, and Troy NōKA.

See the tracklisting for “Hot Pink” below.

(1) Cyber Sex / (2) Won’t Bite / (3) Rules / (4) Bottom Bitch / (5) Say So / (6) Like That / (7) Talk Dirty / (8) Addiction / (9) Streets / (10) Shine / (11) Better Than Me / (12) Juicy

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


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


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

Jennifer - Ain't Your Mama

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


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.