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Hamzaa confirms new promotional single “London”

21 May

Hamzaa has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “London” as her next promotional cut and will release it on May 23rd via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written and produced by Ollie Green with additional production from Knox Brown, who is also responsible for Mary J. Blige’s “Whole Damn Year,” Jess Glynne’s “Gave Me Something,” Raye’s “Ambition,” H.E.R.’s “Let Me In,” Paloma Faith’s “My Body,” and Jacob Banks’ “Homecoming.”

Hamzaa’s next project – featuring further contributions from Emile Haynie, Laconic, Aston Rudi, Pantha, Fred Cox, TMS, Iain James, Tre Jean-Marie, and MNEK – is expected to arrive later this year via Parlophone Records.

Watch the music video for “Breathing” below.

H.E.R. reunites with MNEK for new collaboration

15 May

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American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, known professionally as H.E.R., has reunited with fellow recording artist MNEK for a new collaboration.

MNEK previously produced and co-wrote “2” for H.E.R. alongside regular collaborator Ryan Ashley. The track appears on H.E.R’s self-titled project, which was released in 2017 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

MNEK’s debut studio collection “Language” – featuring singles “Paradise,” “Tongue,” “Colour,” “Crazy World,” “Correct” and “Girlfriend” – is out now via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

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Meanwhile, H.E.R. is expected to release her upcoming debut album – featuring current promotional single “Hard Place” (which was produced by Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins – later this year via RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Stint (Alina Baraz, Kiah Victoria), Trey Campbell (Bebe Rexha, Ella Mai), Bryan Michael Cox (Mary J. Blige, Toni Braxton) and Darhyl Camper (Brandy, Kelly Rowland).

Watch the music video for “Hard Place” below.

Sabina Ddumba liberates new promotional single “Blow My Mind”

3 May

Sabina Ddumba has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Blow My Mind” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, whose other credits include Becky Hill’s “I Could Get Used to This,” Kate Stewart’s “Be Without You,” Karen Harding’s “Say Something,” Christina Aguilera’s “Deserve,” Julia Michaels’ “Heaven,” and Kara Marni’s “Love Just Ain’t Enough.”

Production duties on “Blow My Mind” were handled by Peter Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas Barnes of TMS, who are also responsible for Lewis Capaldi’s “Someone You Loved,” Kamille’s “Emotional,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” and Craig David’s “Change My Love.”

Ddumba’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring previous promotional single “Small World” (which was co-written by Ali Tennant and produced by Michael Angelo) – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Sweden.

Stream the audio clip for “Blow My Mind” below.

Bananarama record MKS song for new album “In Stereo”

31 Mar

British female pop duo Bananarama – composed of Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward – have a recorded a song originally performed by MKS for their eleventh album, “In Stereo,” which will arrive on April 19 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

“Love in Stereo” was written by MKS members Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan and Siobhan Donaghy alongside Hannah Robinson and Richard X, who are also responsible for Rachel Stevens’ “Some Girls,” Sophie Ellis Bextor’s “Starlight,” and Kylie Minogue’s “Can’t Beat the Feeling.”

Originally formed in 1998 as Sugababes, MKS have released their last single “Flatline” (which was co-written and produced by Blood Orange’s Devonte Hynes) in 2013 via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Their highly-anticipated album featured further contributions from Richard “Biff” Stannard (“Beat is Gone”), Shaznay Lewis (“Boys”), Tom Aspaul (“Burnt Out”), MNEK (“Drum”), Iain James (“Love Me Hard”), Sia (“Surrender”), Eliot James (“Summer of 99”) and Mojam (“Too in Love”).

Watch the music video for “Flatline” below.

 

Becky Hill releases new promotional single “I Could Get Used to This”

29 Mar

Becky Hill has released her new promotional single online.

“I Could Get Used to This” – which was collectively produced by Mark Ralph and Richard “Weiss” Dinsdale – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was also co-written by Hill alongside regular collaborators Ryan Ashley (Samantha Mumba, Christina Aguilera), Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Beyonce, Kylie Minogue) and Michael Kintish (Jojo, Eric Saade).

Hill’s debut album – featuring previous single “Sunrise in the East” (which was co-written by Maverick Sabre and collectively produced by Lostboy, Hitimpulse and ADP) – is expected to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from The 23rd (Ellie Goulding), Rachel Furner (Craig David), Diztortion (Melissa Steel), Plested (Little Mix), Ed Drewett (Sinead Harnett), Josh Record (Ella Henderson), Ollie Green (Stephen Puth) and Karen Poole (Louise Redknapp).

Watch the music video for “I Could Get Used to This” below.

Dua Lipa enlists Billy Walsh for new collaboration

18 Mar

Dua Lipa has enlisted Billy Walsh for a new collaboration.

The Canadian songwriter, fashion stylist, and designer is known for co-writing Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” The Weeknd’s “Die for You,” Camila Cabello’s “Real Friends,” Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart,” Emeli Sande’s “Starlight,” Khalid’s “Stay,” Tinashe’s “Party Favors,” and Majid Jordan’s “Something About You.”

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring further songwriting contributions from Lindy Robbins, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sasha Sloan, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Kennedi, Ilsey Juber, Sarah Hudson, and Tove Lo – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Bros. Records.

On the production front, the “New Rules” singer has reportedly worked with Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Pharrell Williams, Joel Little, Grades, King Henry, Boi-1da, Frank Dukes, Nineteen85, MNEK, Jason Evigan, Fred Ball, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Max Martin.

Stream the audio clip for “Swan Song” below.

Roses Gabor unleashes debut album “Fantasy & Facts”

23 Feb

Roses Gabor has unleashed her debut album online.

“Fantasy & Facts” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Current promotional single “Turkish Delight” was co-written and produced by Fred Ball, who is also responsible for Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain,” Mariah Carey’s “One Mo ‘Gen,” Toni Braxton’s “Deadwood,” Anne-Marie’s “Some People,” Kevin Garrett’s “Don’t Rush,” and Zara Larsson’s “One Mississipi.”

The highly-anticipated album boasts additional contributions from The Stereotypes (“I Could Be Yours”), MNEK (“Rush”), Greg Wells (“Perfect Magnitude”), Sampha (“Illusions”) and Kieron Mcintosh (“ETIT”).

Stream “Fantasy & Facts” below.