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Zara Larsson delivers new single “So Good” with Ty Dolla $ign

28 Jan

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Zara Larsson has delivered her new promotional single online.

“So Good” – featuring Ty Dolla $ign – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Charlie Puth alongside Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Ciara, Jason Derulo), Gamal “LunchMoney” Lewis (Fifth Hamrony, Ricky Reed) and Daniel “DannyBoyStyles” Schoffield (Beyonce, The Weeknd).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Larsson’s next studio collection – featuring previous singles “I Would Like,” “Ain’t My Fault,” “Lush Life” and “Never Forget You” – will arrive later this year via TEN Music Group / Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Ed Sheeran, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Ina Wroldsen, Wayne Hector, Taylor Parks, Sean Douglas, Tiffany Fred, Brayton Bowman, Livvi Franc, Anton Rundberg, Julia Karlsson, Jason Boyd, and Lauren Christy.

On the production front, Larsson has teamed up with Stargate, Jonas Jeberg, MNEK, T-Collar, Steve Mac, Joel Little, Harmony Samuels, Mike Spencer, Eric Hudson, Dem Jointz, Mag, and The Monsters & the Strangerz.

Listen to the audio clip for “So Good” below.

Zara Larsson drafts Ty Dolla $ign for new single “So Good”

16 Jan

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Zara Larsson has christened “So Good” – featuring Ty Dolla $ign – has the next promotional single from her upcoming sophomore album.

“So Good” was co-written by Charlie Puth alongside Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Ciara, Bebe Rexha), Gamal “LunchMoney” Lewis (Meghan Trainor, Jennifer Lopez) and Daniel “DannyBoyStyles” Schoffield (Beyonce, The Weeknd).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Larsson’s next studio collection – featuring previous singles “I Would Like,” “Ain’t My Fault,” “Lush Life” and “Never Forget You” – will arrive later this year via TEN Music Group / Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Ed Sheeran, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Ina Wroldsen, Wayne Hector, Taylor Parks, Sean Douglas, Tiffany Fred, Brayton Bowman, Livvi Franc, Anton Rundberg, Julia Karlsson, Jason Boyd, and Lauren Christy.

On the production front, Larsson has teamed up with Stargate, Jonas Jeberg, MNEK, T-Collar, Steve Mac, Joel Little, Harmony Samuels, Mike Spencer, Eric Hudson, Dem Jointz, Mag, and The Monsters & the Strangerz.

Watch the music video for “Never Forget You” below.

Emeli Sande announces details for new single “Hurts”

5 Sep

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Emeli Sande has announced the details for her new single.

The Scottish singer-songwriter christened “Hurts” as the first promotional cut from her sophomore album and will release it in September 16 via iTunes.

Production duties on “Hurts” were collectively handled by regular collaborators Mac & Phil (Ava Lily, Tamera Foster) and Mojam (Sam Smith, Jess Glynne).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande’s second album is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Capitol Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Naughty Boy, Chris Loco, Shakil Ashraf, Wayne Hector, Rodney Jerkins, Supa Dups, Jerry Duplessis, Wyclef Jean, Di Genius, Jim Eliot, Crada, Tre Jean-Marie, Mike Spencer, Jonny Coffer, Syience, and TMS.

Sande’s debut studio collection, 2012’s “Our Version of Events”, debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and delivered international hit singles including “Heaven,” “Next to Me,” “Clown” and “My Kind of Love.”

On the songwriting front, Sande co-penned tracks for Tanika Bailey (“Runaway”), Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), David Guetta (“What I Did for Love”), Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), and Gorgon City (“Imagination”).

Watch the music video for “Next to Me” below.

Izzy Bizu releases debut album “A Moment of Madness”

2 Sep

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Izzy Bizu has released her first studio collection online.

“A Moment of Madness” – featuring singles “White Tiger,” “Mad Behavior,” “Someone That Loves You” and “Give Me Love” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Epic Records.

On the songwriting front, Bizu has teamed up with Mika Barroux, Jamie Scott, Luke Juby, Joseph Stoddart, Harry Rutherford, and Jimmy Hogarth.

Among the producers backing Bizu on “A Moment of Madness” are Mike Spencer, Paul Herman, Justin Broad, Ian Barter, Adam Argyle, Dan Grech-Marguerat, Steve Chrisanthou, John Beck, and HONNE.

Watch the music video for “White Tiger” below.

Emeli Sande announces details for new single “Intermission”

26 Aug

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Emeli Sande has announced the details for her new single.

The Scottish singer-songwriter christened “Intermission” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore studio collection and will release it in September via iTunes.

Production duties on “Intermission” were handled by Shakil “Shakaveli” Ashraf, who also worked with the likes of Naughty Boy (“Pardon Me”), James Arthur (“Flyin”), Mary J. Blige (“Pick Me Up”), and Krept & Konan (“Messages”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande’s second album is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Capitol Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Naughty Boy, Chris Loco, Wayne Hector, Rodney Jerkins, Supa Dups, Jerry Duplessis, Wyclef Jean, Di Genius, Jim Eliot, Crada, Tre Jean-Marie, Mike Spencer, Jonny Coffer, Mojam, Syience, and TMS.

Sande’s debut studio collection, 2012’s “Our Version of Events”, debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and delivered international hit singles including “Heaven,” “Next to Me,” “Clown” and “My Kind of Love.”

On the songwriting front, Sande co-penned tracks for Tanika Bailey (“Runaway”), Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), David Guetta (“What I Did for Love”), Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), and Gorgon City (“Imagination”).

Watch the music video for “My Kind of Love” below.

Snakehips, Zayn Malik unleash music video for new single “Cruel”

9 Aug

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Snakehips have unleashed the music video their new single online.

The visual clip for “Cruel” – featuring Zayn Malik – was posted to the electronic/R&B music duo’s Vevo channel on Tuesday (August 09, 2016).

“Cruel” – now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets – was co-written by group members Oliver Lee and James Carter along with Erik Hassle and the song’s co-producer Cass Lowe.

The track – which delivers additional production duties from Mike Spencer – is slotted from inclusion on Snakehips’ upcoming debut studio collection under Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The still-untitled project – featuring previous singles “All My Friends” and “Money on Me” – reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Justin Tranter, Julia Michaels, Ina Wroldsen, Jenna Andrews, and Felix Snow.

Fans of Snakehips’ productions should also listen to “Rather Be With You,” taken from Sinead Harnett’s self-titled EP, out now via Rinse Recordings. The track was helmed by Snakehips along with Chris Loco and Jonny Lattimer.

Watch the music video for “Cruel” below.

Snakehips draft Zayn Malik for new single “Cruel”

15 Jul

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Snakehips have released their new single online.

The British electronic/R&B music duo unleashed “Cruel” – delivering guest vocals from Zayn Malik – via iTunes and all other online outlets.

The track was co-written by Snakehips members Oliver Lee and James Carter along with Erik Hassle and the song’s co-producer Cass Lowe.

“Cruel” – boasting additional production duties from Mike Spencer – is slotted from inclusion on Snakehips’ upcoming debut studio collection under Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The still-untitled project – featuring previous singles “All My Friends” and “Money on Me” – reportedly boasts further contributions from Justin Tranter, Julia Michaels, Ina Wroldsen, Jenna Andrews, and Felix Snow.

Listen to the audio clip for “Cruel” below.

Raleigh Ritchie releases debut album “You’re a Man Now, Boy”

28 Feb

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Raleigh Ritchie has released his debut studio collection online.

“You’re a Man Now, Boy” – featuring singles “Bloodsport,” “The Greatest” and “Stronger Than Ever” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The highly anticipated LP was helmed prominently by Justin Broad (Izzy Bizu, Corinne Bailey Rae) and Paul Herman (Emeli Sande, Natasha Bedingfield).

Other album contributors include Chris Loco (Ella Eyre), Mike Spencer (Jack Garratt), Utters (All Saints), Mike Elizondo (Eminem), George Reid (AlunaGeorge) and Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar).

Listen to the audio clip for “Cowards” below.

Emeli Sande hints at new collaboration with Wyclef Jean

18 Feb

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Emeli Sande has hinted at a new collaboration with Wyclef Jean.

“WYCLEF HERO JEAN,” the Scottish singer-songwriter posted to her Instagram account on Wednesday (February 17, 2016).

Along with regular collaborator Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Jean co-wrote and produced songs for Whitney Houston (“My Love is Your Love”), Shakira (“Hips Don’t Lie”), Estelle (“Thank You”), and Samantha Jade (“Step Up”).

His extensive resume includes further works with Carlos Santana (“Maria Maria”), T.I. (“You Know What It Is”), R. Kelly (“Ghetto Religion”), Mya (“Pussycats”), Cris Cab (“Ticket”) and Major Lazer (“Reach for the Stars”).

Meanwhile, Sande will release the follow-up to 2012’s “Our Version of Events” later this year through Capitol Records (US) and Virgin EMI Records (UK).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts contributions from Mac & Phil, Jonny Coffer, Rodney Jerkins, Mojam, Supa Dups, Di-Genius, TMS, Chris Loco, Wayne Hector, Jim Eliot, Syience, and Mike Spencer.

As a songwriter, Sande recently co-penned cuts for Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), Mary J. Blige (“Whole Damn Year”), The Veronicas (“Always”), and Gorgon City (“Imagination”).

In addition to launching her own management company, “Jupiter Management,” in partnership with Roc Nation, she also contributed to the next projects by Alicia Keys [RCA], Raye [Polydor Records], and Naughty Boy [Virgin EMI].

Watch the music video for “Sweetest Girl (Dollar Bill)” below.

Rudimental, Ed Sheeran share new single “Lay It All on Me” music video

7 Nov

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Rudimental have shared the music video for their new single online.

The UK drum and bass group posted the visual clip for “Lay It All on Me” to their YouTube channel on Friday (November 06, 2015).

“Lay it All On Me” was written by band members Leon “DJ Locksmith” Rolle, Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor and Piers Agget along with James Newman (Little Mix, Mollie King) and Jonny “Ghostwriter” Harris (Foxes, Ella Eyre).

Programming and mixing duties were collectively handled by Mike Spencer (Emeli Sande, Kylie Minogue) and Wez Clarke (DJ Fresh, Rita Ora).

Rudimental’s latest album “We the Generation” – featuring singles “I Will for Love,” “Never Let You Go” and “Rumour Mill” – is out now via Major Tom’s Music in conjunction with Atlantic Records and Asylum Records.

The collection also boasts guest appearances from Anne-Marie (“Foreign World”), Sinead Harnett (“Treading on Water”), Lianne La Havas (“Needn’t Speak”), MNEK (“Common Emotion”) and Will heard (“Go Far”).

Watch the music video for “Lay It All on Me” below.