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Dua Lipa unleashes new single “Don’t Start Now”

1 Nov

Dua Lipa has unleashed her new single online.

“Don’t Start Now” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Caroline Ailin (Selena Gomez, Lennon Stella), Emily Warren (Bebe Rexha, Anne-Marie) and Ian Kirkpatrick (Raye, Kelsea Ballerini).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from from Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Koz, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Grades, King Henry, Ilya, Max Martin, Jason Evigan, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Start Now” below.

Dua Lipa reunites with Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren, Ian Kirkpatrick for new single “Don’t Start Now”

24 Oct

Dua Lipa has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Don’t Start Now” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on November 1st via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren and Ian Kirkpatrick, who previously teamed up with Dua Lipa on “New Rules.” Taken from the artist’s self-titled debut album, “New Rules” topped the UK Singles Chart and peaked to number six on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from from Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Koz, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Grades, King Henry, Ilya, Max Martin, Jason Evigan, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Watch the music video for “New Rules” 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.

Dua Lipa drafts Jozzy, Metro Boomin for new collaboration

12 Aug

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has drafted Jocelyn “Jozzy” Donald and Leland “Metro Boomin” Wayne for a new collaboration.

Jozzy is known for co-writing Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” Monica’s “Just Right for Me,” Little Mix’s “Bounce Back,” usher’s “Birthday,” Dinah Jane’s “Pass Me By,” Fergie’s “M.I.L.F,” Chris Brown’s “Discover,” and Tinashe’s “Ooh La La.”

Meanwhile, Metro Boomin’s production resume boasts works with Nicki Minaj (“Chun Swae”), 21 Savage (“No Heart”), Solange (“Stay Flo”), Gucci Mane (“Droptopwop”), A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (“Get to You”) and Lana Del Rey (“God Bless America – And All The Beautiful Women In It”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional productions from Max Martin, Ilya, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, MNEK, Jason Evigan, Supa Dups, Danja, Fred Ball, Joel Little, Grades, and Stephen Kozmeniuk.

On the songwriting front, Dua Lipa has worked with Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Casey Smith, Jenna Andrews, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

Stream the audio clip for “Be the One” 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.

Sam Smith delivers new single “How Do You Sleep?”

19 Jul

Sam Smith has delivered his new single online.

“How Do You Sleep?” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Smith alongside Swedish hitmakers Savan Kotecha (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez) and Max Martin (Taylor Swift, Katy Perry).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming third album – featuring the Normani-assisted single “Dancing With A Stranger” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Besides confirmed collaborators Jimmy Napes and Stargate, the follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill Of It All” reportedly yields additional contributions from Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora), Kamille (Mabel, Ella Henderson), Two Inch Punch (Mae Muller, Ella Eyre) and Amy Allen (Halsey, Selena Gomez).

Watch the music video for “How Do You Sleep?” 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.