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Normani premieres music video for new single “Motivation”

16 Aug

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

The Dave Meyers and Daniel Russel-directed clip for “Motivation” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (August 16, 2019).

“Motivation” – which was co-written by Ariana Grande alongside Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh and Max Martin – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Normani’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous single “Waves” (produced by Jonah Christian and co-written by Felicia Ferraro and Mary Weitz) – is expected to arrive later this year via Keep Cool / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Pharrell Williams, Ester Dean, Teddy Geiger, Kito, Joel Little, Nova Wav, Jahaan Sweet, Kaydence, The-Dream, Caroline Ailin, Justin Tranter, Tayla Parx, Boi-1da, August Rigo, Vinylz, Jocelyn Donald, and Sons of Sonix.

Watch the music video for “Motivation” below.

Normani confirms details for new single “Motivation”

10 Aug

Normani has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Motivation” as her new promotional cut and will release it on August 16 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Ariana Grande alongside regular collaborators Savan Kotecha (Tori Kelly, Christina Aguilera), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Beyonce, Ellie Goulding) and Max Martin (Taylor Swift, Sam Smith).

Normani’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous single “Waves” (which was produced by Jonah Christian and co-written by Felicia Ferraro and Mary Weitz) – is expected to arrive later this year via Keep Cool / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Pharrell Williams, Ester Dean, Teddy Geiger, Kito, Joel Little, Nova Wav, Jahaan Sweet, Kaydence, The-Dream, Caroline Ailin, Justin Tranter, Tayla Parx, Boi-1da, August Rigo, Vinylz, Jocelyn Donald, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “Waves” below.

Banks releases new studio collection “III”

13 Jul

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American singer/songwriter Jillian Banks, known mononymously as Banks, has delivered her new studio collection online.

“III” – featuring promotional singles “Gimme,” “Look What You’re Doing to Me” and “Contaminated” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts contributions from Tim Anderson, Hudson Mohawke, Kito, BJ Burton, Paul Epworth, Sohn, Trey Campbell, Kevin Garrett, Alejandro Chal, Miguel, Aaron Forbes, Simon Christensen, and Tala.

Stream “III” below.

Banks releases new promotional single “Contaminated”

11 Jul

American singer/songwriter Jillian Banks, known mononymously as Banks, has released her new promotional single online.

“Contaminated” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Trey Campbell (Adam Lambert, Ella Henderson) and produced by Kevin Garrett (Justine Skye, Mack Wilds).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Banks’ upcoming third album “III” – featuring previous singles “Gimme” and “Look What You’re Doing To Me” – is scheduled to arrive on July 12 via Harvest Records / Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project yields additional alliances with Hudson Mohawke (Kanye West, Christina Aguilera), Kito (Tinashe, Jorja Smith), BJ Burton (Lizzo, Miley Cyrus) and Buddy Ross (Frank Ocean, Vampire Weekend).

Stream the audio clip for “Contaminated” below.

Banks reveals tracklisting for new studio collection “III”

11 Jun

American singer/songwriter Jillian Banks, known mononymously as Banks, has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming third studio collection, “III,” which will arrive on July 12 via Harvest Records.

New promotional single “Look What You’re Doing to Me” – featuring Francis and the Lights – will drop on June 14 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts contributions from Hudson Mohawke (Kanye West, Christina Aguilera), Kito (Tinashe, Jorja Smith), BJ Burton (Lizzo, Miley Cyrus), Trey Campbell (VanJess, Bebe Rexha), Kevin Garrett (Beyonce, Justine Skye) and Buddy Ross (Frank Ocean, Vampire Weekend).

See the tracklisting for “III” below.

(1) Till Now / (2) Gimme / (3) Contaminated / (4) Stroke / (5) Godless / (6) Sawzall / (7) Look What You’re Doing to Me (featuring Francis and the Lights) / (8) Hawaiian Mazes / (9) Alaska / (10) Propaganda / (11) The Fall / (12) If We Were Made of Water / (13) What About Love

Banks unveils artwork for new album “III”

31 May

Banks has unveiled the artwork for her upcoming third album.

The American singer/songwriter (born Jillian Banks) has christened her third studio collection “III” and will release it on July via Harvest Records.

Lead promotional single “Gimme” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts contributions from Hudson Mohawke (Kanye West, Christina Aguilera), Kito (Tinashe, Jorja Smith), BJ Burton (Lizzo, Francis & The Lights), Trey Campbell (VanJess, Bebe Rexha), Kevin Garrett (Beyonce, Justine Skye) and Buddy Ross (Frank Ocean, Vampire Weekend).

Banks’ most recent studio collection, 2016’s “The Altar,” peaked to number seventeen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Fuck with Myself,” “Gemini Feed,” “Mind Games” and “To the Hilt.”

Stream the audio clip for “Gimme” below.

Tinashe enlists Kito, Whitney Phillips for new collaboration

15 May

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has enlisted Kito and Whitney Phillips for a new collaboration.

Born Maaike Lebbing, Kito’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Banks (“Gimme”), Jorja Smith (“The One”), Mabel (“Low Key”), Tara Carosielli (“Money”) and M.O (“Man Enuff”).

Meanwhile, Phillips is responsible for co-writing Zara Larsson’s “Don’t Worry Bout Me,” Christina Aguilera’s “Like I Do,” Era Istrefi’s “Origami,” Fifth Harmony’s “Deliver,” and Destiny Rogers’ “Tomboy.”

Tinashe’s upcoming project – which reportedly features further contributions from Kaytranada and Mayila Jones – is expected to arrive later this year.

Her last studio collection, 2018’s “Joyride,” peaked to number twenty-nine on the US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and spawned singles “No Drama,” “Faded Love” and “Me So Bad.”

Stream the audio clip for “Fires and Flames” below.