Tag Archives: Michah Powell

Normani taps Ester Dean for new collaboration

15 Sep

Normani has tapped Ester Dean for new a collaboration.

Dean’s extensive songwriting resume boasts works with Rihanna (“Say My Name”), Katy Perry (“Peacock”), Britney Spears (“Selfish”), Christina Aguilera (“Not Myself Tonight”), Nicole Scherzinger (“Right There”), Beyonce (“Start Over”), Keri Hilson (“Lose Control”) and Nicki Minaj (“By My Side”).

Her debut EP “Miss Ester Dean” – featuring productions from Polow Da Don (“That Girl”), DJ Mustard (“New Shit”), Kane Beatz (“Any Other Way”), Cook Classics (“Fuck It”) and The Featherstones (“Jealous”) – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, Normani is currently working on her debut project under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Other songwriters expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Tayla Parx, Jimmy Napes, Raye, Justin Tranter, Kito, Victoria Monet, Michah Powell, Starrah, Jude Demorest, Caroline Ailin, August Rigo, and Jozzy.

Stream “Miss Ester Dean” below.

Nico & Vinz premiere “That’s How You Know” music video

2 Sep

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Nico & Vinz have premiered the music video for their new single online.

The Norwegian duo – consisting of Nicolay “Nico” Sereba and Vincent “Vinz” Dery – posted the visual clip for “That’s How You Know” to their YouTube channel on Tuesday (September 01, 2015).

“That’s How You Know” – featuring Kid Ink and Bebe Rexha – was co-written by Julia Michaels, whose resume includes additional works with Rita Ora (“Poison”), Selena Gomez (“Good for You”) and Hailee Steinfeld (“Love Myself”).

Production duties were handled by Warren “Oak” Felder, who is also responsible for Alessia Cara’s “Here” [Def Jam], Ariana Grande’s “Break Your Heart Right Back” [Republic] and Kelly Clarkson’s “Invincible” [RCA].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Nico & Vinz are slated to release their next studio collection later this year through Warner Bros Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Black Star Elephant” boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Soulshock & Karlin, Pharrell Williams, Stacy Barthe, Naughty Boy, Micah Powell, RedOne, and Charlie Puth.

Watch the music video for “That’s How You Know” below.