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Sabrina Claudio hits the studio with Stephan Moccio

20 Mar

American singer/songwriter Sabrina Claudio has teamed up with Canadian record producer Stephan Moccio for a new collaboration.

Moccio is known for his works with major artists including The Weeknd (“Earned It”), Miley Cyrus (“Wrecking Ball”), Celine Dion (“A New Day Has Come”), Seal (“Daylight Saving”), Jon Bellion (“Fashion”), Ne-Yo (“Ballerina”), Maty Noyes (“London”) and Skylar Grey (“I Know You”).

He has also contributed to the next projects by Jason Derulo, Avril Lavigne, Bryan Adams, Conrad Sewell, Hudson Thames, Jason Derulo, Lykke Li, Tori Kelly, Nikki Yanofsky, Celine Dion, and Stanaj.

Meanwhile, Claudio is expected to release her third project and follow-up to 2017’s “About Time” later this year via SC Entertainment in partnership with Artist Partner Group and Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional alliances with The Messengers, Sad Money, Chris Loco, Maths Time Joy, Scribz Riley, Kurtis “K9” McKenzie, Free School, Roget Chahayed, Two Inch Punch, Kaveh Radstegar, Stint, Oren Yoel, Rick Nowels, and AFTERHRS.

Watch the music video for “Belong to You” below.

Rick Nowels graces new project by Sabrina Claudio

4 Mar

American record producer and songwriter Rick Nowels has graced the upcoming project by Sabrina Claudio.

Nowels recently co-wrote and co-produced the entirety of Lana Del Rey’s latest album “Lust for Life,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Nowels’ extensive resume boasts additional works with Kesha (“Hunt You Down”), Dua Lipa (“Lost in Your Light”), FKA twigs (“Good to Love”), Lykke Li (“I Follow Rivers”), Foxes (“Wicked Love”), Madonna (“Beautiful Scars”), Adele (“Why Do You Love Me”) and Kali Uchis (“Cherry Tree”).

Meanwhile, Claudio is expected to release her third project and follow-up to 2017’s “About Time” later this year via SC Entertainment in partnership with Artist Partner Group and Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional alliances with Sad Money, Chris Loco, Maths Time Joy, Scribz Riley, Kurtis “K9” McKenzie, Free School, Roget Chahayed, Two Inch Punch, Kaveh Radstegar, Stint, Oren Yoel, Adam Messinger, Nasri Atweh, and AFTERHRS.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Rick Nowels’ works.

Little Mix unleash new promotional single “F.U.”

4 Nov

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Little Mix have unleashed a new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Maegan Cottone (Fleur East, Imani Williams), Jean Baptiste Kouame (RAYE, Mabel McVey) and Michael McHenry (AlunaGeorge, Liam Payne).

Production duties on “F.U.” were handled by siblings Robert and Samuel Gerongco of Kuya, who recently helmed five songs with Alessia Cara including “Here,” “Outlaws,” “Stars” and “Overdose.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Little Mix’s fourth studio collection “Glory Days” – featuring lead single “Shout Out to My Ex” – will arrive on November 18 via Syco Music (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2015’s “Get Weird” delivers further productions from Electric, Johan Carlsson, Digital Farm Animals, MNEK, DJ Freedo, and Ryan Lewis.

On the songwriting front, Little Mix have teamed up with Meghan Trainor, Emily Warren, Ross Golan, Alexander “Alex Purple” Krounlund, Camille Purcell, Iain James, James “JHart” Abrahart, and Sam Romans.

Listen to the audio clip for “F.U.” below.

Liam Payne drafts Jaramye Daniels, Warren “Oak” Felder for debut album

3 Nov

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Liam Payne has drafted Jaramye Daniels and Warren “Oak” Felder for his upcoming debut album.

Daniels’ songwriting resume includes credits for Beyonce (“All Night”), Tamia (“Lipstick”), Estelle (“Conqueror”), Justine Skye (“U Don’t Know”), Teyana Taylor (“Do Not Disturb”) and Jidenna (“Little Bit More”).

Meanwhile, Felder’s recent production works include Usher (“Missin’ U”), Britney Spears (“Clumsy”), Jordan Fisher (“Counterfeit”), K. Michelle (“Sleep Like a Baby”), Alessia Cara (“I’m Yours”) and Kelly Clarkson (“Invincible”).

Payne, on the other hand, is expected to release his first studio collection in 2017 via Capitol Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from Pharrell Williams, Marlon Roudette, Digital Farm Animals, Marlon “Hookman” Bonds, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Michael McHenry, Zaire Koalo, Bibi Bourelly, DannyBoyStyles, and Ben Billions.

Liam Payne enlists Bibi Bourelly, Ben Billions, DannyBoyStyles for debut album

29 Oct

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Liam Payne has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Bibi Bourelly, Ben Billions and DannyBoyStyles for his upcoming debut album.

Bourelly’s songwriting resume includes works with Rihanna (“Bitch Better Have My Money”), Selena Gomez (“Camouflage”) and Usher (“Chains”).

Meanwhile, Ben Billions and DannyBoyStyles have produced tracks for Banks (“Judas”), The Weeknd (“Acquainted”) and Beyoncé (“6 Inch”).

Payne, on the other hand, is expected to release his first studio collection in 2017 via Capitol Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further alliances with Pharrell Williams (John Legend), Marlon Roudette (Louisa Johnson), Marlon “Hookman” Bonds (Jason Derulo), Digital Farm Animals (Noah Cyrus), Jean Baptiste Kouame (Little Mix) and Michael McHenry (AlunaGeorge).

Watch the music video for “Ego” below.

Liam Payne signs new deal with Republic Records

17 Oct

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Liam Payne has signed a new deal with Republic Records in America.

The Universal Music Group imprint also houses other artists including Ariana Grande, The Weeknd, Lorde, Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Lil Wayne.

As per a recent statement by Republic Records, Payne’s first solo single will arrive soon in conjunction with Capitol Records UK.

For his still-untitled debut album, Payne has teamed up with the likes of Pharrell Williams, Marlon Roudette, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Marlon “Hookman” Bonds, Digital Farm Animals, and Michael McHenry.

Liam Payne hits the studio with Pharrell Williams

7 Oct

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Liam Payne has recorded new music with Pharrell Williams.

“Great few days with @Pharrell … Pleasure working with you as always,” the British singer-songwriter posted to his Instagram account.

Pharrell’s recent songwriting and production credits include Lion Babe’s “Wonder Woman” [Polydor], Little Big Town’s “Miracle” [Polydor], Kid Cudi’s “Surfin” [Republic] and Snoop Dogg’s “So Many Pros” [Columbia].

His extensive resume boasts further works with Britney Spears (“Why Should I Be Sad?”), Justin Timberlake (“Seniorita”), Beyonce (“Work it Out”), Mariah Carey (“Say Something”) and Toni Braxton (“Hit the Freeway”).

Meanwhile, Payne is expected to release his first studio collection next year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional collaborations with Digital Farm Animals, Marlon Roudette, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Michael McHenry, and Marlon “Hookman” Bonds.

Watch the music video for “Freedom” below.

AlunaGeorge unleash new song “Mediator”

2 Sep

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AlunaGeorge have unleashed a new song online.

The British electronic music duo posted the audio clip for “Mediator” to their Vevo channel on Thursday (September 01, 2016).

“Mediator” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by group members Aluna Francis and George Reid along with Tom Aspaul, who also worked with the likes of Kylie Minogue (“Feels So Good”), Alex Newell (“Shame”), and Karen Harding (“Those Girls”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, AlunaGeorge’s upcoming album “I Remember” – featuring singles “I’m in Control” and “Mean What I Mean” – is scheduled to arrive on September 16 via Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

Other album contributors include Mark Ralph, Sam Romans, Utters, Free School, Harold Lilly, Amanda Warner, Stargate, Charli XCX, John Hill, Noonie Bao, Cass Lowe, Kid Harpoon, Ajay Bhattacharyya, and Cathy Dennis.

Listen to the audio clip for “Mediator” below.

AlunaGeorge premiere music video for new single “Mean What I Mean”

28 Jul

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AlunaGeorge have premiered the music video for their new single online.

The British electronic music duo posted the visual clip for “Mean What I Mean” – featuring Leikeli47 and Dreezy – to their Vevo channel on Wednesday (July 27, 2016).

“Mean What I Mean” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by group members Aluna Francis and George Reid along with Amanda “MNDR” Warner (Kylie Minogue, Sean Paul), Harold Lily (Christina Milian, Toni Braxton) and Dan “Utters” Radclyffe (Sinead Harnett, Ella Eyre).

As mentioned in earlier posts, AlunaGeorge’s upcoming sophomore album “I Remember” – featuring lead single “I’m in Control” – is scheduled to arrive on September 16 via Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

Other album contributors include Mark Ralph, Sam Romans, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Michael McHenry, DJ Replay, Stargate, Charli XCX, John Hill, Noonie Bao, Cass Lowe, Kid Harpoon, Ajay Bhattacharyya, and Cathy Dennis.

Watch the music video for “Mean What I Mean” below.

AlunaGeorge reveal tracklisting for sophomore album “I Remember”

13 Jul

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AlunaGeorge have revealed the tracklist for their sophomore album.

The British electronic duo – composed of Aluna Francis and George Reid – will release “I Remember” on September 16 via Island Records.

Current single “Mean What I Mean” – featuring Leikeli47 & Dreezy – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

The highly anticipated collection boasts further contributions from Sam Romans, Amanda “MNDR” Warner, Cass Lowe, Mark Ralph, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Ryan “DJ Replay” Buendia, and Michael McHenry.

AlunaGeorge’s debut album, 2013’s “Body Music,” peaked to number eleven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “You Know You Like It” and “Attracting Flies.”

Peep the tracklisting for “I Remember” below.

(1) Full Swing / (2) My Blood / (3) Not Above Love / (4) Hold Your Head High / (5) Mean What I Mean / (6) Jealous / (7) I’m In Control / (8) I Remember / (9) In My Head / (10) Mediator / (11) Heartbreak Horizon / (12) Wanderlust