Tag Archives: Mich “Cutfather” Hansen

Chelcee Grimes drafts RedOne for debut album

12 Aug

British singer/songwriter Chelcee Grimes has drafted Moroccan-Swedish record producer Nadir Khayat (professionally known as RedOne) for her upcoming debut album under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Label Group UK.

RedOne’s credits include Lady GaGa’s “Alejandro,” Jennifer Lopez’s “On the Floor,” Enrique Iglesias’ “I Like It,” Nicki Minaj’s “Starships,” Nicole Scherzinger’s “Poison,” Kelly Rowland’s “Down 4 Whatever,” Stanaj’s “The Way I Love Her,” Roya’s “Lie,” and Skyler Stecker’s “Bring Me to Life.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters Cathy Dennis, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Simon Wilcox, Justin Tranter, Andrea Martin, Sean Douglas, Frankie Storm, Wayne Hector, Makeba Riddick, Talay Riley, Ester Dean, Bilal Hajji, Angela Hunte, Prince Charlez, and Sia Furler.

Grimes’ first studio collection, on the other hand, reportedly yields further productions and songwriting contributions from Steve Robson, Claude Kelly, Wayne Wilkins, Kara DioGuardi, Cutfather, Shelly Peiken, Jamie Hartman, Stuart Crichton, Richard “Biff” Stannard, and Ed Drewett.

Fans of Grimes’ songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Era Istrefi, Anne-Marie, Dakota, Rita Ora, Antigoni Buxton, Imani Williams, Mollie King, KStewart, Nina Nesbitt, and Tamera Foster.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to RedOne’s works!

Kylie Minogue enlists Amy Wadge for new album

22 Jul

Kylie Minogue has enlisted the songwriting services of Amy Wadge for her upcoming 14th album, which will arrive later this year via BMG Records.

Wadge’s extensive resume boasts works with Ed Sheeran (“Thinking Out Loud”), Jasmine Thompson (“Let Myself Try”), Molly Kate Kestner (“I Don’t Know”), Geri Halliwell (“If You Love Someone”), Una Healy (“Stay My Love”), Jamie Lawson (“Don’t Let Me Let You Go”) and James Blunt (“Paradise”).

Fans of her works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Janella Monae, Dakota, Zak Abel, Mahalia, Tom Grennan, Marlon Roudette, Nina Nesbitt, Jessie Ware, Keith Urban, Anne-Marie, Kacey Musgraves, Mullally, Dan Caplen, Ella Henderson, Dagny, James TW, Liv Dawson, Betsy, Aston Merrygold, Jorja Smith, Max George, Lily Moore, Conrad Sewell, and Gryffin.

Other songwriters and producers expected to appear on Minogue’s next project, which follows 2015’s “Kylie Christmas,” are Richard “Biff” Stannard, Karen Poole, Luke Fitton, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, The Invisible Men, Grace Barker, Chris DeStefano, Gina Kushka, Cutfather, Bonnie McKee, and Guy Chambers.

Watch the music video for “Spinning Around” below.

KStewart unleashes new promotional single “Sex 4 Breakfast”

21 Jul

British singer/songwriter Kate Stewart, professionally known as KStewart, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Sex for Breakfast” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Produced by Zacharie Raymond and Yannick Rastogi of Canadian Electronic Caribbean Music production duo Banx & Ranx, the track was co-written by KStewart and her brother David Stewart alongside Adam Baptiste (Katy Perry), Grace Tither (Fleur East) and Ayak Thiik (Imani Williams).

KStewart’s upcoming project – featuring previous singles “Hands,” “Be Without You,” “Ain’t Nobody” and “Keeping You Up” – is expected to arrive later this year via Cherry Jam Records in partnership with Warner Brothers Records UK.

For the still-untitled collection, KStewart has worked with producers Future Cut, Axident, Tre Jean-Marie, Luke Fitton, Joel Compass, GRADES, Mike “Scribz” Riley, Laconic, Jordan Riley, Cass Lowe, ADP, Richard X, Cutfather, Kasper Larsen, Jon Levine, Dallas K, LOSTBOY, and Electric.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the project are Tom Aspaul, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Levi Lennox, Sasha Sloan, JHart, Caroline Ailin, Tom Havelock, Anita Blay, Clarence Coffee Jr., Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Joe Janiak, Carmen Reece, Trey Campbell, Negin Djafari, and Amanda Ghost.

Stream the audio clip for “Sex 4 Breakfast” below.

Ella Henderson teams with Naughty Boy for new collaboration

12 Jul

British singer/songwriter Ella Henderson has teamed up with Naughty Boy (born Shahid Khan) for a new collaboration.

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for a future Naughty Boy release or Henderson’s upcoming sophomore album under Syco Music.

Naughty Boy’s current promotional single “Should’ve Been Me” – featuring Kyla and Popcaan – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

His upcoming still-untitled album, which follows 2013’s “Hotel Cabana,” reportedly boasts further guest appearances from Mike Posner, Raye, Bibi Bourelly, MNEK, Ella Eyre, DNCE, Tamera Foster, Ava Lily, Marsha Ambrosius, Kiesza, Sam Romans, Bebe Rexha, and Miguel.

Meanwhile, Henderson’s next studio collection, which follows 2014’s “Chapter One,” is expected to arrive later this year.

Among the producers set to appear on the album are Isa Machine, Jordan Riley, Youthonix, Fred Ball, TMS, Electric, Jez Ashurst, KIN, Fraser T. Smith, GRADES, Jonny Coffer, Robopop, Dallas Austin, Mojam Music, Warren Felder, Cutfather, Jason Evigan, Goldfingers, Noel Zancanella, Kuya, Johan Carlsson, Fred Ball, Cass Lowe, Parker Ighile, Josh Record, and Mac & Phil.

Watch the music video for “Should’ve Been Me” below.

Olly Murs teams with Louisa Johnson for new single

22 May

Olly Murs has announced the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Unpredictable” as the next promotional cut from his latest album “24 HRS,” out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The Louisa Johnson-featuring track was co-written by Kara DioGuardi (Melanie Martinez, Colbie Caillat) and Iain James (Leona Lewis, Ella Henderson).

Production duties on “Unpredictable” were collectively handled by Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Ella Henderson, Hailee Steinfeld), Daniel Davidsen (Pixie Lott, Becky Hill) and Peter Wallevik (Kylie Minogue, Jake Miller).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Johnson’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Bad Behaviour” and “So Good” – is expected to arrive later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Beyonce), MoZella (Pia Mia), Ina Wroldsen (Tinashe), Ali Tamposi (Lea Michele), Chloe Angelides (Ariana Grande), Negin Djafari (Mabel), Priscilla Renea (Fifth Harmony), Jacob Kasher (Charlie Puth), Sam Romans (AlunaGeorge) and Marlon Roudette (Sinead Harnett).

Stream the original version of “Unpredictable” below.

Ella Henderson drafts Laconic for sophomore album

8 May

British singer/songwriter Ella Henderson has worked with Ashley Milton and Daniel Goudie of Laconic for her upcoming sophomore album.

The production and songwriting duo have previously helmed songs for Cover Drive (“Easy Life”), Mic Lowry (“Whiskey Kisses”), Kelli-Leigh (“Doctor Doctor”), Tanya Lacey (“Body Rock”), Kieran Alleyne (“Critical”), Peking Dut (“Stranger”), Sebastian Guy (“Cruel Intentions”), Karen Harding (“Chemistry”), Stevie McCrorie (“Cannonballs”) and Cherri V (“Finders Keepers”).

Laconic’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters Kerrie Thomas-Armstrong, Maegan Cottone, Caroline Ailin, Jin Jin, Fiona Bevan, Rachel Furner, Chelcee Grimes, Ayak Thiik, Eyelar, Jessica Agombar, Fransisca Hall, Chiara Hunter, Gina Kushka, Emily Warren, Soaky Siren, Whitney Phillips, Nicola Roberts, Ina Wroldsen, Maiday, Tom Aspaul, Philip Plested, BullySongs, Ed Drewett, Jesse St. John, Tebey Ottoh, Nate Cyphert, Shae Jacobs, Paddy Dalton, Tom Havelock, and JHart.

Fans of their works should also keep an eye on the next releases by DAKOTA, Melissa Steel, Fleur East, Sigrid, Imani Williams, Rachel Adedeji, Troi Irons, Vanessa White, Taya, Saara Aalto, Becky Hill, KStewart, John Buckley, Madcon, Tom Walker, Calum Scott, Rixton, Tiggs Da Author, and Aston Merrygold.

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 further productions from Cutfather, Daniel Davidsen, Kasper Larsen, Dallas Austin, Jordan Riley, Cass Lowe, Parker Ighile, Jonny Coffer, Fraser T. Smith, Emanuel Kiriakou, Julian Bunetta, Glass Animals, Andrew Goldstein, TMS, Jason Evigan, Warren “Oak” Felder, Electric, Fred Ball, Jez Ashurst, Mojam Music, Noel Zancanella, GRADES, Josh Record, Robopop, Isa Machine, MYKL, Joe Janiak, Patrik Patrikious, Youthonix, Adam Argyle, Jamie Scott, MNEK, Kuya Productions, JRY, and Mac & Phil.

Stream “Chapter One” below.

Kylie Minogue hits the studio with Karen Poole, Eyelar Mirzazadeh for new album

29 Apr

Australian singer/songwriter Kylie Minogue has teamed up with Karen Poole and Eyelar Mirzazadeh for a new collaboration.

Poole previously co-wrote songs for Minogue alongside fellow musicians Johnny Douglas (“Chocolate”), Richard “Biff” Stannard (“City Games”), Jonas Quant (“No More Rain”), Matt Prime (“Cried Out Christmas”), Calvin Harris (“Heart Beat Rock”), Greg Kurstin (“Wow”), Matt Schwartz (“Sparks”), Paul Harris (“Timebomb”), Chris Loco (“Fine”) and Bloodshy & Avant (“Nudity”).

Meanwhile, Eyelar’s songwriting resume boasts works with Taya (“Got Me Wondering”), Charli XCX (“After the Afterparty”), Redlight (“Here with Me”), Diztortion (“I’ll Be There”), Yellow Claw (“Catch Me”) and R3hab (“Get Up”).

Fans of Dutch songbird’s work should also keep an eye on the next projects by RAYE, Karen Harding, Anne-Marie, Liza Owen, AYDEN, Kyla Smith, Clean Bandit, KStewart, Rita Ora, Sigma, Macy Maloy, Kara Marni, Tamera Foster, Mali-Koa, and LOVELLE.

Minogue, on the other hand, is expected to release her fourteenth album and follow-up to 2015’s “Kylie Christmas” later this year via BMG Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Guy Chambers, Lauren Aquilina, Cutfather, Gina Kushka, Daniel Davidsen, Bonnie McKee, Peter Wallevik, Grace Barker, Luke Fitton, and The Invisible Men.

Listen to the audio clip for “Heart Beat Rock” below.