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Dua Lipa teams with Whethan for new promotional single “High”

10 Feb

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has teamed up with American DJ and music producer Whethan (born Ethan Snoreck) for her new promotional single “High,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Dua Lipa and John Hill alongside Sarah Aarons, whose resume boasts additional works with Zedd x Alessia Cara (“Stay”), Mabel McVey (“Bedroom”), Demi Lovato (“Lonely”), Jessie Ware (“Alone”), Guy Sebastian (“Home”) and Seal (“Luck Be a Lady”).

“High” also appears on the original motion picture soundtrack “Fifty Shades Freed,” out now via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is currently working on her upcoming sophomore album with songwriters/producers including Max Martin, Lindy Robbins, Savan Kotecha, Emily Warren, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Caroline Ailin, Justin Tranter, Sasha Sloan, Andrew Wyatt, Ilsey Juber, Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Clarence Coffee Jr., King Henry, Sarah Hudson, and GRADES.

Her self-titled debut studio collection debuted at number two on the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number thirty-two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also spawned singles “Be the One,” “Last Dance,” “Hotter Than Hell,” “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” “Lost in Your Light,” “New Rules” and “IDGAF.”

Stream the audio clip for “High” below.

Noah Cyrus releases new promotional single “We Are …”

5 Feb

Noah Cyrus has released her new promotional single online.

“We Are Fucked” – featuring MØ – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Savan Kotecha, whose resume boasts additional works with Ariana Grande (“Side to Side”), Tori Kelly (“Nobody Love”), Ellie Goulding (“On My Mind”), Madonna (“Addicted”), Jennifer Lopez (“First Love”), Christina Aguilera (“Your Body”) and Britney Spears (“I Wanna Go”).

Production duties on “We Are Fucked” were handled by Max Martin and Ali Payami, who are also responsible for Katy Perry’s “Chained to the Rhythm,” Taylor Swift’s “Gorgeous,” Lana Del Rey’s “Lust for Life,” Nick Jonas’ “Under You,” and Demi Lovato’s “Cool for the Summer.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cyrus’ debut album “NC-17” – featuring previous singles “Again,” “Almost Famous,” “I’m Stuck,” “Stay Together” and “Cry” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS in partnership with Sony Music imprint Columbia Records.

Stream the audio clip for “We Are Fucked” below.

Noah Cyrus teams up with MØ for new promotional single “We Are F**ked”

2 Feb

Noah Cyrus has announced the details for her new single online.

The American singer/songwriter christened “We Are F**ked” – featuring fellow recording artist MØ – on February 5th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Cyrus alongside Swedish hitmakers Max Martin (Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry), Savan Kotecha (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly) and Ali Payami (Rita Ora, Liam Payne).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cyrus’ debut album “NC-17” – featuring previous singles “Again,” “Almost Famous,” “I’m Stuck,” “Stay Together” and “Cry” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS.

Watch the music video for “My Way” below.

Dua Lipa enlists Justin Tranter for new collaboration

24 Jan

British singer, songwriter, and model Dua Lipa has enlisted American musician/songwriter Justin Tranter for a new collaboration.

Tranter recently co-wrote “Into It” for Camila Cabello alongside Ryan Tedder, Adam “Frank Dukes” Feeney, Louis Bell, and Kaan Gunesberk. The track appears on Cabello’s debut studio collection under Syco Music / Epic Records, “Camila,” which topped to the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Tranter’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Nick Jonas (“Home”), Halsey (“Bad at Love”), Julia Michaels (“Issues”), Fergie (“Tension”), Jason Derulo (“If I’m Lucky”), Selena Gomez (“Bad Liar”), Kesha (“Boots”), Britney Spears (“Slumber Party”) and Justin Bieber (“Friends”).

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album later this year via Warner Music Group / Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional contributions from Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Andrew Wyatt, Caroline Ailin, Sasha Sloan, Ilsey Juber, Stephen Kozemeniuk, MNEK, Clarence Coffee Jr., King Henry, Sarah Aarons, Lindy Robbins, Emily Warren, Grades, and Sarah Hudson.

Stream the audio clip for “I Don’t Give a Fuck” below.

Justin Timberlake unwraps tracklisting for new album “Man of the Woods”

5 Jan

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Justin Timberlake has unwrapped the tracklisting for his upcoming fifth studio collection, “Man of the Woods,” which will arrive on February 2 via RCA Records.

Current promotional single “Filthy” – which was written by Timberlake alongside James Fauntleroy, Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley, Nathaniel “Danja” Hills, and Larrance “Rance” Dopson – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’s “The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2” reportedly boasts additional alliances with Max Martin (Kelis, Britney Spears), Shellback (Pink, Katy Perry), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande), Rob Knox (Ciara, Leona Lewis), and The Neptunes (Usher, Toni Braxton).

See the tracklisting for “Man of the Woods” below.

(1) Filthy / (2) Midnight Summer Jam / (3) Sauce / (4) Man of the Woods / (5) Higher, Higher / (6) Wave / (7) Supplies / (8) Morning Light featuring Alicia Keys / (9) Say Something featuring Chris Stapleton / (10) Hers – Interlude / (11) Flannel / (12) Montana / (13) Breeze of the Pond / (14) Livin’ Off the Land / (15) The Hard Stuff / (16) Young Man

Justin Timberlake announces new promotional single “Filthy”

3 Jan

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Justin Timberlake has dubbed “Filthy” as the first promotional cut from his upcoming fifth album “Man of the Woods” and will release it on January 4th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Originally entitled as “Filthy Hands,” the track was written by Timberlake alongside James Fauntleroy (Rihanna, Bruno Mars), Larrance “Rance” Dopson (Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith), Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley (Beyonce, Nelly Furtado) and Nathaniel “Danja” Hills (Britney Spears, K. Michelle).

Scheduled to arrive on February 2nd via RCA Records; “Man of the Woods” reportedly boasts further contributions from Max Martin (Adele, Katy Perry), Shellback (Lily Allen, Taylor Swift), Rob Knox (Leona Lewis, Chris Brown) and Pharrell Williams (Alicia Keys, Charlie Puth).

Stream the audio clip for “Not a Bad Thing” below.

Justin Timberlake confirms new album “Man of the Woods”

2 Jan

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Justin Timberlake has christened his fifth studio collection “Man of the Woods” and will release it on February 2nd via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly reunites Timberlake with Timbaland (Beyonce, Sam Smith), Pharrell Williams (Usher, Kelly Rowland), James Fauntleroy (Ciara, Bruno Mars), Rob Knox (Britney Spears, Chris Brown), Shellback (Pink, Taylor Swift) and Max Martin (Adele, Katy Perry).

Timberlake’s previous album, 2013’s “The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2,” debuted at number one of the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Take Back the Night,” “TKO,” “Not a Bad Thing” and “Drink You Away.”

On the songwriting front, Timberlake has co-penned songs for Madonna (“Miles Away”), Beyonce (“Blow”), Keri Hilson (“Slow Dance”), Rihanna (“Rehab”), Britney Spears (“What It’s Like to Be Me”), Ciara (“Love Sex Magic”), Leona Lewis (“Don’t Let Me Down”) and Esmee Denters (“Love Dealer”).

Stream the audio clip for “Can’t Fight the Feeling” below.