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Keyshia Cole announces details for new promotional single

24 Aug

Keyshia Cole has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter dubbed “Incapable” as her next promotional cut and will release it on August 25 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Incapable” was co-written with Sean “Elijah Blake” Fenton (Rihanna, Kelly Rowland), Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Rita Ora, K. Michelle), Tenisha Younger (Case, Trey Songz) and Nathaniel “Danja” Hills (Ciara, Justin Timberlake).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cole’s upcoming seventh studio collection “11:11 Reset” – featuring previous single “You” – will arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Point of No Return” delivers further contributions from Harmony Samuels (Brandy), Sam Hook (August Alsina), Detail (Jhene Aiko), Eric Bellinger (Usher), Blu June (Mariah Carey), Edgar “JV” Etienne (Nathan Sykes), Verse Simmonds (Iggy Azealia) and Rock City (Kevin Gates).

Stream the audio clip for “You” below.

Fifth Harmony unveil artwork for self-titled third album

8 Aug

Fifth Harmony have unveiled the artwork for their upcoming third album.

Composed of Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane, and Lauren Jauregui; the American pop quartet will release the self-titled collection on August 25 via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music and Epic Records.

Current promotional single “Down” – which was written by Claire “Jude” Demorest alongside Joshua “Ammo” Coleman and Dallas Koehlke – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “7/27” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Dayo Olatunji (Jason Derulo), Verse Simmonds (Kelly Rowland), Candy Shields (Galantis), Marlin Bonds (Zendaya), Tayla Parx (Majid Jordan), Sebastian Kole (Brandy), Koko LaRoo (Jake Miller), Akil King (Beyonce) and Carmen Reece (Craig David).

On the production front, Fifth Harmony have worked with Digital Farm Animals (Marlon Roudette), Jason Evigan (Rachel Platten), Gian Stone (Nick Jonas), Shama Joseph (Rihanna), Fredro (Alessia Cara), Vincent Berry (Mary J. Blige), Happy Perez (Miguel) and The Monsters & Strangerz (Bebe Rexha).

Watch the music video for “Down” below.

Fifth Harmony announce new album details

25 Jul

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Fifth Harmony have announced the details for their upcoming third album.

The American pop quartet – composed of Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane, and Lauren Jauregui – will release their self-titled third album on August 25 via Syco Music and Epic Records.

Current promotional single “Down” – which was written by Claire “Jude” Demorest alongside Joshua “Ammo” Coleman and Dallas Koehlke – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “7/27” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Dayo Olatunji (Ella Eyre), Verse Simmonds (Jordan Fisher), Candy Shields (Galantis), Marlin Bonds (Demi Lovato), Tayla Parx (Jason Derulo), Sebastian Kole (Brandy), Koko LaRoo (Jake Miller), Akil King (Teyana Taylor) and Carmen Reece (Nathan Sykes).

On the production front, Fifth Harmony have worked with Digital Farm Animals (Louis Tomlinson), Jason Evigan (Bebe Rexha), Gian Stone (Nick Jonas), Shama Joseph (Chris Brown), Fredro (Alessia Cara), Vincent Berry (Beyonce), Happy Perez (Frank Ocean) and The Monsters & Strangerz (Zara Larsson).

Watch the music video for “Down” below.

Fifth Harmony announce details for new single

30 May

Fifth Harmony have announced the details for their new single.

The American pop quartet – composed of Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane, and Lauren Jauregui – christened “Down” as the first promotional cut from their upcoming third album and will release it on June 2 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Claire “Jude” Demorest alongside Joshua “Ammo” Coleman and Dallas Koehlke, who previously teamed up with Fifth Harmony on the Ty Dolla Sign-assisted “Work from Home,” which peaked to number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the follow-up to 2016’s “7/27” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Syco Music and Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Dayo Olatunji (Jason Derulo), Akil “Forever Fresh” King (Iggy Azalea), Carmen Reece (Pia Mia), Verse Simmonds (K. Michelle), Candy Shields (Brave Williams), Sebastian Kole (Alessia Cara), Tayla Parx (Alicia Keys), Marlin “Hookman” Bonds (Zendaya) and Koko LaRoo (Jake Miller).

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Jason Evigan (Selena Gomez), Digital Farm Animals (Rita Ora), Shama Joseph (Rihanna), Fredro (Jessie Reyez), Happy Perez (Miguel), Vincent Berry (Mary J. Blige), Gian Stone (Nick Jonas), and The Monsters & Strangerz (Bebe Rexha).

Listen to the audio clip for “Work from Home” below.

Jason Derulo schedules release date for fifth album

28 May

Jason Derulo has scheduled the release date for his upcoming fifth album.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Everything is Four” is set to arrive on July 7th via Beluga Heights Entertainment and Warner Brothers Records.

Current promotional single “Swalla” – featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers productions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Tre Jean-Marie, Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani, Andrew Cedar, Jussi “Jussifer” Karvinen, Laconic, James “Gladius” Wong, Nova Wav, Andreas “Axident” Schuller, Jon Hume, and Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Dayo Olatunji, Verse Simmonds, Paris Jones, Justin Tranter, Julia Michaels, Scott Harris, Clare Reynolds, Brian Lee, Kathryn Ostenberg, Sebastian Kole, Elle “WOODES” Graham, and Joe Kirkland.

Listen to the audio clip for “Swalla (After Dark Remix)” below.

Mick Schultz teases new collaboration with Kelly Rowland

28 Mar

Mick Schultz has teased a new collaboration with Kelly Rowland.

“Recording something special with @kellyrowland,” the American record producer and songwriter tweeted on Monday (March 27, 2017).

Schultz’s production and songwriting credits include Jeremih’s “Birthday Sex,” Zendaya’a “Replay,” SoMo’s “Show Off,” Jessie James’ “Psycho Girlfriend,” Jenna Andrews’ “Oil & Water,” and Rihanna’s “Desperado.”

His extensive resume boasts further works with artists/fellow musicians Maejor, Tiffany Fred, Paul “Phamous” Shelton, Lights, James Fauntleroy, Chloe Angelides, Iain James, Stephenie Jones, Claude Kelly, Liza Owen, Jesse St. John, Pia Mia, Stanaj, Rook Monroe, Georgia Ku, Derrus Rachel, and Euanitta.

Meanwhile, Rowland is expected to release her upcoming fifth album, which serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game,” later this year.

Other producers expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Tricky Stewart (Nicole Scherzinger), The-Dream (Celine Dion), Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph (Jennifer Lopez), Dem Jointz (Brandy), Maejor (Justin Bieber), Shea Taylor (Ne-Yo) and Mel & Mus (Keyshia Cole).

On the songwriting front, Rowland has reportedly teamed up with Diane Warren (Whitney Houston), Angie Beyince (Destiny’s Child), Traci Hale (Britney Spears), Shane Stevens (Ariana Grande), Nash Overstreet (Meghan Trainor), Verse Simmonds (Chris Brown) and Rock City (Keri Hilson).

Watch the music video for “Kisses Down Low” below.

Usher enlists Priscilla Renea for new album

1 May

Usher

Singer/songwriter Usher has enlisted the songwriting services of Priscilla Renea Hamilton for his upcoming eighth album.

Notable songwriting credits by Hamilton include Fifth Harmony’s “Worth It” f/ Kid Ink [Syco Music], Mariah Carey’s “Infinity” [Epic Records], Tamar Braxton’s “Tip Toe” [Streamline Records] and K. Michelle’s “V.S.O.P.” [Atlantic Records].

Her extensive resume includes further works for Madonna [Interscope Records], Beyonce [Columbia Records], Alicia Keys [RCA Records], Rihanna [Roc Nation Records], Demi Lovato [Hollywood Records] and Little Mix [Syco Music].

Among the top producers she has collaborated with are William Orbit (Madonna, Robbie Williams), Toby Gad (Selena Gomez, Natasha Bedingfield), Benny Blanco (Ryn Weaver, Charli XCX) and Dr. Luke (Ciara, Nicki Minaj).

Meanwhile, Usher is expected to release his next studio collection later this year under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The keenly-awaited project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Looking 4 Myself,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Climax,” “Lemme See” and “Scream.”

Other songwriters backing Usher on the new album are Rock City (Jennifer Hudson, Leona Lewis), Bebe Rexha (Tinashe, David Guetta), Verse Simmonds (Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland) and Eric Bellinger (Brandy, Keyshia Cole).

Listen to the audio clip for Priscilla Renea’s “Dollhouse” below.