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Nstasia teams with Mojam Music for new collaboration

11 Nov

American singer/songwriter Ashley “Nastasia” Griffin, known mononymously as NSTASIA, has teamed up with Mustafa Omer and James Omer of Mojam Music for a new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production duo are responsible for Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Plan B’s “In the Name of Man,” Sinead Harnett’s “Do it Anyway,” Tom Walker’s “Heartland,” Conor Maynard’s “Talking About,” Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” and James Arthur’s “Get Down.”

Having previously worked with songwriters including Wayne Hector, Jonny Coffer, Ed Drewett, James Fauntleroy, Eric Dawkins, and Iain James; Mojam also contributed to the next projects by L Devine, Tori Kelly, Bobii Lewis, Anne-Marie, Fleur East, Ella Henderson, and Eve.

Meanwhile, NSTASIA’s current promotional single “Parachute” – which was collectively produced by Skrillex and Alex Teamer – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The North Carolina songstress’ upcoming mini-album “New Religion” – featuring previous promotional singles “Hell of a Time” and “Trap or Die” – is scheduled to arrive on November 17.

Stream the audio clip for “Parachute” below.

Plan B unleashes new promotional single “Heartbeat”

26 Oct

British hip hop recording artist and producer Plan B (born Benjamin Paul Ballance-Drew) has unleashed his new promotional single online.

“Heartbeat” – which was co-written with fellow recording artist Kwabena Adjepong (professioanlly known as Kwabs) and collectively produced by Al Shux, Dom Search, and Show N Prove – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Plan B’s upcoming third album – featuring the Foy Vance-assisted / Mojam Music-produced lead single “In the Name of Man” – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / 679 Recordings.

Stream the audio clip for “Heartbeat” below.

Anne-Marie hits the studio with Emily Warren, Chris Loco for new collaboration

24 Oct

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie has teamed up with Emily Warren and Chris Loco for a new collaboration.

Recent songwriting credits by Warren include Little Mix’s “No More Sad Songs,” Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” Molly Kate Kestner’s “Good Die Young,” Sean Paul’s “No Lie,” Alessia Cara’s “The Other Side,” Noah Cyrus’ “Stay Together,” and Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me.”

She has also contributed to the next projects by Sigrid, Liam Payne, Dua Lipa, Sigala, Ella Eyre, Tori Kelly, David Guetta, Shakira, Grace Mitchell, Dagny, Liza Owen, Phoebe Ryan, and Ella Henderson.

Meanwhile, Loco is responsible for co-writing and producing Raleigh Ritchie’s “Stronger than Ever,” Emeli Sande’s “Garden,” Kevin Garrett’s “Little Bit of You,” Justine Skye’s “U Don’t Know,” Etta Bond’s “Kiss My Girlfriend,” Sinead Harnett’s “Rather Be with You,” and Professor Green’s “Lullaby.”

Fans of the Loco’s works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Kamille, Diana Gordon, Louisa Johnson, Molly Kate Kestner, Erik Hassle, WENS, Kiana Lede, Raye, Jessie Reyez, Melissa Steel, Kenzie May, Becky Hill, Yebba, Tamera Foster, Kara Marni, Ray BLK, and Jojo.

Anne-Marie’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Ciao Adios,” “Alarm” and “Heavy” – is expected to arrive later this year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from TMS, Fraser T. Smith, Bless Beats, Justin Parker, Greg Wells, Rick Nowels, Jesse Shatkin, Knox Brown, Digital Farm Animals, Moon Willis, Jamie Scott, Adriano Buffone, Jonas Jeberg, Fred Cox, and Mojam Music.

On the songwriting front, Anne-Marie has worked with Raye, Amy Wadge, Stacy Barthe, Chelcee Grimes, Natasha Bedingfield, Jin Jin, Sasha Sloan, Eyelar, Negin Djafari, Kamille, Jennifer Decilveo, Tash Phillips, Wayne Hector, Ed Sheeran, Iain James, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Levi Lennox, and JHart.

Watch the music video for “Heavy” below.

Joe Jonas connects with Naughty Boy for new single “One Chance to Dance”

20 Oct

Joe Jonas has teamed up with Naughty Boy for his new promotional single “One Chance to Dance,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Co-produced by Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS alongside Kane “Kin” Parfitt; “One Chance to Dance” was also co-written by Emeli Sande, Sam Roman, Matthew Holmes, and Philip Leigh.

Naughty Boy’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring the Mojam Music-helmed “Should’ve Been Me” and Jonny Coffer-assisted “Runnin’ (Lose it All)” – is expected to arrive early next year via Virgin EMI Records.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande is scheduled to release her upcoming mini-album “Kingdom Coming” – featuring the Illangelo-produced lead single “Starlight” – on November 3rd via Virgin EMI Records as well.

In addition to recently co-writing and producing James TW’s “For You” and Emily Warren’s “Something to Hold On To”, Holmes and Leigh (aka Mac & Phil) have also contributed to the next projects by Leona Lewis, Ina Wroldsen, Ella Henderson, Sarah Close, Hannah Jane Lewis, Fleur East, Molly Kate Kestner, Becky Hill, Taya, Grace Carter, Mahalia, Alice Chater, Kara Marni, Mali-Koa, Liza Owen, Dakota, Phoebe Ryan, Tamera Foster, Ava Lily, and LEIO.

Stream the audio clip for “One Chance to Dance” below.

Plan B teams up with Kwabs, Al Shux for new promotional single “Heartbeat”

20 Oct

Plan B has announced the details for his new single online.

The British hip hop recording artist and producer (born Benjamin Paul Ballance-Drew) christened “Heartbeat” as his next promotional cut and will release it on October 25 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Kwabena Sarkodee Adjepong (professionally known as Kwabs), who previously teamed up with Plan B on “Pray for Love.”

Production duties on “Heartbeat” were handled by regular collaborator Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh, whose resume boasts additional works with Lianne La Havas (“What You Don’t Do”), Will Heard (“I Better Love You”), Kelela (“Take Me Apart”) and Erik Hassle (“If Your Man Only Knew”).

Plan B’s upcoming third album – featuring the Foy Vance-assisted / Mojam Music-produced lead single “In the Name of Man” – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / 679 Recordings.

In addition to Kwabs’ “Pray for Love,” Plan B has co-written and/or produced cuts for Paloma Faith (“Other Woman”), Denai Moore (“Blame”), Kano (“This is England”) and Paloma “Delilah” Stoecker (“Only You”).

Stream the audio clip for “Pray for Love” below.

Bobii Lewis hits the studio with Nina Nesbitt, Mojam Music

12 Oct

British singer/songwriter Bobii Lewis has teamed with fellow recording artist Nina Nesbitt and Mojam Music for a new collaboration.

Nesbitt’s songwriting resume boasts works for Olivia Holt (“Phoenix”), Jasmine Thompson (“Love for the Lonely”), Conor Maynard (“Living”), Jessie Ware (“Slow Me Down”) and The Shires (“Other People’s Things”).

Mojam Music, composed of Mustafa Omer and James Murray, have previously produced Tom Walker’s “Heartland,” Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Plan B’s “In the Name of Man,” Frances’ “No Matter,” Conor Maynard’s “Talking About,” and Sinead Harnett’s “Do it Anyway.”

Meanwhile, Lewis’ current promotional single “Drifting” – which was produced by Don Corleone – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

His upcoming debut project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Tre Jean Marie, Karen Poole, Bless Beats, Jin Jin, Michael Angelo, Negin Djafari, Harry James, Stacy Barthe, Cutfather, Grace Tither, Crada, Will Simms, Levi Lennox, Grades, Scribz Riley, The Rascals, Freedo, and Sky Adams.

Stream the audio clip for “Drifting” below.

Tori Kelly teams up with Pawws, Knightstarr for new collaboration

10 Oct

American singer/songwriter Tori Kelly has teamed up with Lucy “Pawws” Taylor and Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani for a new collaboration.

Pawws has previously penned songs that were performed by Dua Lipa (“Be the One”), Etham (“Close Enough”), Liv Dawson (“I’ll Be Waiting), Danny L Harle (“Me4U”) and Annalisa (“Used to You”).

Meanwhile, Knightstarr’s songwriting/production resume boasts works for Grace Ackerman (“Feels Like Home”), MY (“Skeletons”), Evangeline (“Write About”), VAX (“Fireproof”), Lauren Faith (“Tripping”), KRYSTALROXX (“You Gotta Be”), Low Steppa (“Can’t Lie”) and Eleni Drake (“Thrills”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly is expected to release the follow-up 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via Schoolboy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions from Mojam Music (Leona Lewis), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato), Noel Zancanella (Ella Henderson), Stephan Moccio (Maty Noyes), Neff-U (ZZ Ward), Jimmy Napes (Ria Ritchie), Kyle Shearer (Starley) and Fred Cox (Grace Carter).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Kelsea Ballerini), Tayla Parx (Christina Aguilera), Nate Campany (Jojo), Emily Warren (Alessia Cara), Fabienne Holloway (Janelle Monae) and Daniel Nigro (Charlotte OC).

Watch the music video for “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing” below.