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Amanda Reifer shares music video for new single “Duppy”

11 Oct

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Amanda Reifer has shared the music video for her new single online.

The Jamar Harding-directed clip for “Duppy” was posted to the Bajan singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Friday (October 11, 2019).

“Duppy” – which was co-written by Ljay Currie and produced by Charlie Heat – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track is also slotted for inclusion on Reifer’s upcoming debut project, for which a title and release date is yet to be announced.

Other musicians backing Reifer on the collection are Banx & Ranx (Dua Lipa), Jonah Christian (Normani), Marcus James (Snoh Aalegra), Diztortion (Sean Paul), Boi-1da (Drake), Supa Dups (Bruno Mars) and Deputy (Rihanna).

Watch the music video for “Duppy” below.

Amanda Reifer teams up with Jonah Christian, Marcus James for new collaboration

29 Sep

Bajan singer/songwriter Amanda Reifer has teamed up with Marcus James and Jonah Christian for a new collaboration.

James recently co-wrote “I Want You Around,” “Find Someone Like You,” “Charleville 9200, Pt. II,” “Enjoy,” “Nothing to Me” and “Peace,” taken from Snoh Aalegra’s debut album, “Ugh, Those Feels Again.”

Meanwhile, Christian is responsible for producing and co-writing Normani’s “Waves” (featuring 6LACK), Lil Wayne’s “Dark Side of the Moon” (featuring Nicki Minaj), Mahalia’s “Simmer” (featuring Burna Boy), SiR’s “New LA” (featuring Anderson Paak & King Mez) and Snoh Aalegra’s “Find Someone Like You.”

Reifer’s current promotional single “Bang Bang” – which was produced by Charlie Heat – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Reifer’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous singles “Girl Like Me,” “Ransom” and “Haunt You” – is expected to arrive later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Banx & Ranx (Dua Lipa, Craig David), Diztortion (Sasha Keable, Melissa Steel), Boi-1da (Drake, Lana Del Rey), Supa Dups (Pia Mia, Bruno Mars) and Deputy (Rihanna, Nicole Scherzinger).

As a songwriter, Reifer recently co-wrote “Title” for Kiana Lede alongside Lisa Scinta, Alec King, Andre “Bizness Boi” Robertson, Brandon “B. Ham” Hamlin, Vaidel “Smurv” Vidal, and Zachary “Ekzakt” Perry.

Watch the music video for “Bang Bang” below.

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.

Ed Sheeran releases “No. 6 Collaborations Project”

13 Jul

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British singer/songwriter Edward Christopher Sheeran, known professionally as Ed Sheeran, has released his fourth studio collection online.

“No.6 Collaborations Project” – featuring guest appearances from Khalid, Camila Cabello, Stormzi, Justin Bieber, Yebba, Cardi B, Travis Scott, Eminem, Chance the Rapper, Ella Mai, Skrillex, Meek Mill, Chris Stapelton, Bruno Mars, and H.E.R. – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the production front, Sheeran has worked with top hitmakers including Max Martin, Shellback, Fred Gibson, Steve Mac, Benny Blanco, Nineteen85, Boi-1da, Jahaan Sweet, Joe Rubel, and Kenny Beats.

As a songwriter, Sheeran has penned songs for Rita Ora (“Your Song”), Bryan Adams (“Shine a Light”), Jessie Ware (“Say You Love Me”), Westlife (“Hello My Love”), Anne-Marie (“2002”), Olly Murs (“Moves”), Jess Glynne (“Thursday”), Shawn Mendes (“Fallin’ All In You”) and Little Mix (“Woman Like Me”).

Stream “No. 6 Collaborations Project” below.

Dua Lipa enlists Billy Walsh for new collaboration

18 Mar

Dua Lipa has enlisted Billy Walsh for a new collaboration.

The American songwriter, fashion stylist, and designer is known for co-writing Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” The Weeknd’s “Die for You,” Camila Cabello’s “Real Friends,” Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart,” Emeli Sande’s “Starlight,” Khalid’s “Stay,” Tinashe’s “Party Favors,” and Majid Jordan’s “Something About You.”

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring further songwriting contributions from Lindy Robbins, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sasha Sloan, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Kennedi, Ilsey Juber, Sarah Hudson, and Tove Lo – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Bros. Records.

On the production front, the “New Rules” singer has reportedly worked with Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Pharrell Williams, Joel Little, Grades, King Henry, Boi-1da, Frank Dukes, Nineteen85, MNEK, Jason Evigan, Fred Ball, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Max Martin.

Stream the audio clip for “Swan Song” below.

Kelly Rowland delivers new promotional single “Crown”

7 Feb

Kelly Rowland has shared her new promotional single online.

“Crown” – which was written by Rowland alongside Colby O’Donis, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Rowland’s upcoming studio collection and follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game” – featuring previous promotional single “Kelly” (which was produced by Denisia “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney of Nova Wav) – is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records.

The new album reportedly delivers further contributions from The Stereotypes, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Patrick “J. Que” Smith, Mick Schultz, Da Internz, Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph, Boi-1da, and The Rascals.

Watch the music video for “Crown” below.