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Era Istrefi drafts French Montana for new single “No I Love Yous”

18 Jul

Era Istrefi has announced the title for her new single.

The Kosovo-Albanian recording artist (born Era Istrefaj) christened “No I Love Yous” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album under Ultra Records / B1 Recordings / Neser Music.

The French Montana-featuring track, which was co-written by Chloe Angelides and Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard alongside Lukas “Lulou” Loules and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund, is scheduled to arrive on August 25 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to “Bonbon” and the Felix Snow-produced “Redrum,” “Home With You” (co-written by RAYE and co-produced by Big Taste) and “Sapphire” (co-written by Sam Romans and produced by TMS) are among the other tracks slotted for inclusion on Istrefi’s debut album.

The highly-anticipated collection reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from HitImpulse, Maegan Cottone, Two Inch Punch, Chelcee Grimes, Fred Ball, Jenna Andrews, Will Simms, Kamille, Fred Gibson, Linnea Sodahl, Jesse Saint John, and Sarah Hudson.

Watch the music video for “Redrum” below.

Angel Taylor hits the studio with Brian Kennedy

6 Jul

Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Angel Taylor has recorded new music with Brian Kennedy for her upcoming project.

Kennedy’s songwriting and production credits include Chris Brown’s “Forever,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Mr. Know it All,” Rihanna’s “Disturbia,” Jennifer Hudson’s “If This Isn’t Love,” Brandy’s “Fall,” Teyana Taylor’s “Business,” Fantasia’s “No Time for It,” Pia Toscano’s “This Time,” and Joe Jonas’ “See No More.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians LaShawn Daniels, Ali Tamposi, Dewain Whitmore, Ester Dean, James Fauntleroy, Frankie Storm, Alonzo “Novel” Stevenson, Kelly Sheehan, Jasper Cameron, Heather Bright, Ashley Gorley, Hillary Lindsey, Andre Merritt, Kasia Livingston, Claude Kelly, Makeba Riddick, and Troy Verges.

Meanwhile, Taylor is expected to release the follow-up to 2009’s “Love Travels” later this year via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Toby Gad (Beyonce), Chelsea Lena (Jacquie Lee), XSDTRK (Usher), Maegan Cottone (Era Istrefi), JHart (Stephen Puth), Michael Angelo (Sam Smith), Ebenezer (Eric Bellinger), Jean Baptiste Kouame (Chris Brown) and BullySongs (Fleur East).

As a songwriter, Taylor has co-penned and / or provided guest vocals on Rozzi Crane’s “Jealous,” Arty’s “Up All Night,” Tritonal’s “My Getaway,” and Erick Morillo’s “Lost in You.”

Stream “Love Travels” below.

Fleur East enlists Youthonix, Gavin Jones for new collaboration

21 Jun

British singer/songwriter Fleur East has enlisted Hanni “Youthonix” Ibrahim and Gavin Jones for a new collaboration.

Notable songwriting/production credits by Youthonix include Little Mix’s “Touch,” Tanika Bailey’s “Uphill Battle,” Conor Maynard’s “Talking About,” Ria Ritchie’s “Something About You,” Mali Music’s “Contradiction,” Professor Green’s “Forever Falling,” Raleigh Ritchie’s “I Can Change,” Prose’s “Run with Faith,” and Digital Farm Animals’ “Wanna Know.”

Meanwhile, Jones is known for co-writing Rox’s “I Don’t Believe,” Alexandra Burke’s “Daylight Robbery,” Sweetbox’s “We Can Work it Out,” Pixie Lott’s “Raise Up,” Zara Larsson’s “Uncover,” Tinchy Stryder’s “I’m Landing,” Mohombi’s “Universe,” and Stefani Heinzman’s “No Substitute.”

East, on the other hand, is expected to drop her second album and follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” later this year via Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Mac & Phil, Tre Jean-Marie, Laconic, DJ Freedo, M-Phazes, Leland, Mojam Music, Red Triangle, LOSTBOY, and Goldfingers.

On the songwriting front, East has worked with Maegan Cottone, Dayo Olatunji, Grace Tither, Tayla Parx, Fiona Bevan, Chiara Hunter, Hannah Wilson, Lauren Aquilina, Jessica Morgan, Sam Romans, Jacob Attwooll, Bryn Christopher, JHart, Talay Riley, BullySongs, and Philip Plested.

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.

Era Istrefi teams with Chelcee Grimes for new collaboration

19 Jun

Era Istrefi has teamed up with Chelcee Grimes for a new collaboration.

The British artist’s songwriting credits include Kylie Minogue’s “Million Miles,” The Saturdays’ “Walking Through the Desert,” Sweet California’s “Down With Ya,” BOA’s “First Time,” Louisa Johnson’s “So Good,” Stanaj’s “Romantic,” Olly Murs’ “Deeper,” Chris Lane’s “All the Time,” and Dua Lipa’s “Bad Together.”

Grimes’ upcoming debut album – featuring contributions from Cutfather, Kara DioGuardi, Steve Robson, and Claude Kelly – is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Label Group UK.

Meanwhile, Estrefi is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring singles “Bon Bon” and “Redrum” – later this year via B1 Recordings / Neser Music in partnership with Ultra Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Maegan Cottone (Little Mix), Sam Romans (Craig David), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Dido), Linnea Sodahl (Zara Larsson), Sarah Hudson (Katy Perry), Jesse Saint John (HARLOE), Camille “Kamille” Purcell (Liam Tomlinson), Jenna Andrews (Ella Henderson) and Rachel “RAYE” Keen (Mabel McVey).

Fans of Grimes’ songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Anne-Marie [Asylum], Rita Ora [Atlantic], Kesha [RCA], Imani Williams [Sony Music], Mollie King [Island] and Tamera Foster [Syco].

Watch the music video for “Redrum” below.

Ella Henderson collaborates with Danny Parker for sophomore album

12 May

Ella Henderson has collaborated with Danny Parker for her second album.

The American songwriter is known for co-penning Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Shawn Mendes’ “Stitches,” Britney Spears’ “Liar,” James Blunt’s “Heart to Heart,” Birdy’s “Save Yourself,” and Nick Jonas’ “Chains.”

Parker’s resume boasts further works with fellow songwriters and producers including Jason Evigan, Ross Golan, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Patrik Patrikious, Ilsey Juber, Teddy Geigher, Steph Jones, Breyan Isaac, Emily Warren, Ammar Malik, Daniel “Daylight” Kyriakides, Clarence Coffee Jr., Warren “Oak” Felder, Jonas Jeberg, Nick Ruth, Daniel “Robopop” Omelio, and TMS.

Meanwhile, Henderson is scheduled release her sophomore studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One,” later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Jenna Andrews, Chiara Hunter, Dayo Olatunji, Jennifer Decilveo, Lindy Robbins, Maegan Cottone, Kamille, Grace Barker, HARLOE, Caroline Ailin, Frances, Julia Michaels, Rachel Rohan, Amy Wadge, Cara Salimando, MoZella, Claude Kelly, Benjamin Arrow, Sam Romans, J Angel, Evan Bogart, Philip Plested, BullySongs, James Newman, Trey Campbell, JHart, Max McElligott, Iain James, Corey Sanders, Ed Drewett, and Justin Tranter.

Stream “Chapter One” below.

Mollie King teases new collaboration with Chiara Hunter

8 May

Mollie King has teased a new collaboration with Chiara Hunter.

“Monday got me feeling like… @thechiarahunter,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Monday (May 08, 2017).

Hunter’s songwriting credits include Sigma & Take That’s “Cry,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Don’t Want You Back,” Galantis’ “Rich Boy,” Conor Maynard’s “Lose Your Love,” Incognito’s “Deeper Still,” and Chloe Martini’s “Change of Heart.”

Her resume boasts further works with producers Goldfingers, Tre Jean-Marie, Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman, Phil Cook, Matt Prime, Amish “ADP” Patel, Jonny “Ghostwriter,” Harris, Sam Romans, Levi Lennox, Fred Cox, Aeon “Step” Manahan, Paul Meehan, Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani, and Laconic.

Meanwhile, King is expected to release her upcoming debut album – featuring lead single “Back to You” – later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Maegan Cottone, Chelcee Grimes, Tayla Parx, Grace Barker, Cara Salimando, Taneisha Jackson, Brittany Burton, Grace Tither, Jennifer Decilveo, Fiona Bevan, Nicola Roberts, Ed Drewett, Brian Lee, James Newman, and Patrick “J. Que” Smith.

Fans of Hunter’s work, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by David Guetta, Taya, Fleur East, Kiah Victoria, Mahalia Burkmar, Lao Ra, Paloma Faith, ALMA, Ella Henderson, Arlene Zelina, Felix Jaehn, Imani Williams, KStewart, and DAKOTA.

Stream Hunter’s 2016’s mini-collection “Strange Relationships” below.

Ella Henderson teams up with Cara Salimando for a new collaboration

7 May

Photo Credit: Lissy Elle

British songbird Ella Henderson has teamed up with fellow singer/songwriter Cara Salimando for a new collaboration.

Salimando’s songwriting resume boasts works for Grace Mitchell (“Kids Ain’t Alright”), Dua Lipa (“Begging Me”), Hey Violet (“I Can Feel It”), Collette Carr (“Believe in Us”), Hilary Duff (“Slip Away”), Qulinez (“Rising like the Sun”), Kennedy Noel (“Burn Bright”), Novelette (“Devil”), Frankmusik (“How Do We Know”) and Quincy Mumford (“Now That I Met You”).

She has also collaborated with producers including Captain Cuts, Stephan Moccio, Matt Squire, James Flanningan, Teddy Geiger, Dan Wilson, Jimmy Harry, Alex Smith, Rob Fusari, Bram Inscore, Leland, Moon Willis, Tommy Brown, Matt Parad, Harry Sommerdahl, and Frederik “Fredro” Odesjo.

Meanwhile, Henderson is scheduled release her sophomore studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One,” later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Jenna Andrews, Chiara Hunter, Dayo Olatunji, Jennifer Decilveo, Lindy Robbins, Maegan Cottone, Camille “Kamille” Purcell, Grace Barker, Jessica Ashley, Caroline Ailin, Sophie “Frances” Cooke, Julia Michaels, Rachel Rohan, Amy Wadge, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Emily Warren, James “JHart” Abrahart, Claude Kelly, Benjamin Arrow, Sam Romans, Joseph Angel, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Philip Plested, Andrew “BullySongs” Bullimore, James Newman, Trey Campbell, Max McElligott, Iain James, Corey Sanders, Ed Drewett, Justin Tranter, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream “Chapter One” below.