Tag Archives: Nadir Khayat

Chelcee Grimes drafts RedOne for debut album

12 Aug

British singer/songwriter Chelcee Grimes has drafted Moroccan-Swedish record producer Nadir Khayat (professionally known as RedOne) for her upcoming debut album under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Label Group UK.

RedOne’s credits include Lady GaGa’s “Alejandro,” Jennifer Lopez’s “On the Floor,” Enrique Iglesias’ “I Like It,” Nicki Minaj’s “Starships,” Nicole Scherzinger’s “Poison,” Kelly Rowland’s “Down 4 Whatever,” Stanaj’s “The Way I Love Her,” Roya’s “Lie,” and Skyler Stecker’s “Bring Me to Life.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters Cathy Dennis, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Simon Wilcox, Justin Tranter, Andrea Martin, Sean Douglas, Frankie Storm, Wayne Hector, Makeba Riddick, Talay Riley, Ester Dean, Bilal Hajji, Angela Hunte, Prince Charlez, and Sia Furler.

Grimes’ first studio collection, on the other hand, reportedly yields further productions and songwriting contributions from Steve Robson, Claude Kelly, Wayne Wilkins, Kara DioGuardi, Cutfather, Shelly Peiken, Jamie Hartman, Stuart Crichton, Richard “Biff” Stannard, and Ed Drewett.

Fans of Grimes’ songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Era Istrefi, Anne-Marie, Dakota, Rita Ora, Antigoni Buxton, Imani Williams, Mollie King, KStewart, Nina Nesbitt, and Tamera Foster.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to RedOne’s works!

Stanaj works with Mike Posner for debut album

6 Jul

Stanaj has worked with fellow recording artist Mike Posner for his upcoming debut album.

The Grammy nominated American singer-songwriter, poet, and record producer (born Michael Robert Henrion Posner) recently helmed Nick Jonas’ “Remember I Told You,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Other notable songwriting and production credits by Posner include Maroon 5’s “Sugar,” Labrinth’s “Beneath Your Beautiful,” Justin Bieber’s “Girlfriend,” Olly Murs’ “Nothing Without You,” and Cher Lloyd’s “Just Be Mine.”

Meanwhile, Stanaj’s first studio collection – featuring the Simon Wilcox-penned / RedOne & T.I. Jakke-produced “The Way I Love Her” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional contributions from Stephan Moccio, Diane Warren, Cass Lowe, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Mick Schultz, Tayla Parx, Eric Hudson, Chloe Angelides, Ido Zmishlany, Jacob Luttrell, Danja, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, The Rascals, and Jussifer.

Listen to the audio clip for “The Way I Love Her” below.

Stanaj delivers new promotional single “The Way I Love Her”

30 Jun

American singer/songwriter Stanaj has delivered his new single online.

“The Way I Love Her” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Stanaj alongside Simon Wilcox (Bebe Rexha, Camila Cabello), Nadir “RedOne” Khayat (Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias) and Jakke “T.I. Jakke” Erixson (Christina Aguilera, Prince Royce).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Stanaj is expected to release his next project later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Celine Dion), Ruth-Anne Cunningham (Niall Horan), Tayla Parx (Jason Derulo), Chloe Angelides (Lea Michele), Jacob Luttrell (Tori Kelly) and Evan “Kidd” Bogart (ZZ Ward).

On the production front, Stanaj has worked with Stephan Moccio (Lykke Li), Cass Lowe (Rudimental), Mick Schultz (Kelly Rowland), Tommy Brown (Fifth Harmony), Eric Hudson (Mariah Carey), Ido Zmishlany (Stephen Puth), Danja (Usher), The Rascals (Ariana Grande) and Jussifer (Jason Derulo).

Watch the lyric video for “The Way I Love Her” below.

Stanaj teases new collaboration with RedOne

14 Jun

Stanaj has teased a new collaboration with RedOne.

“Boy do we have a gem coming for you soon,” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Tuesday (June 13, 2017).

RedOne’s production credits include Lady GaGa’s “Bad Romance,” Austin Mahone’s “What About Love,” Jennifer Lopez’s “On the Floor,” Jason Derulo’s “Stupid Love,” Priyanka Chopra’s “Exotic,” Enrique Iglesias’ “Taking Back My Love,” Nicki Minaj’s “Starships,” Taio Cruz’s “There She Goes,” Nicole Scherzinger’s “Poison,” and Kelly Rowland’s “Down for Whatever.”

Born Nadir Khayat, the Moroccan-Swedish musician also co-wrote songs with Cathy Dennis, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Andrea Martin, Sean Douglas, Frankie Storm, Claude Kelly, Makeba Riddick, Wayne Hector, Ameerah Roelants, Savan Kotecha, Kinnda Hamid, Talay Riley, Ester Dean, Prince Charlez, Janet Sewell-Ulepic, Bilal Hajji, Angela Hunte, Justin Tranter, and Sia Furler.

Meanwhile, Stanaj is expected to release his next project later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “The Preview” and 2017’s “From a Distance” reportedly delivers productions from Stephan Moccio (The Weeknd), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Mick Schultz (Jeremih), Tommy Brown (Ariana Grande), Eric Hudson (Chris Brown), Ido Zmishlany (Shawn Mendes), Danja (Ciara), The Rascals (Zendaya), Jussifer (Bea Miller) and Bradford Ellis (Louis Mattrs).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to RedOne’s work!

[Musicians’ Galore] RedOne

28 Nov


RedOne, born Nadir Al-Khayat, is a Moroccan Swedish record producer, singer-songwriter, and record executive.

The Grammy Award winning hitmaker has worked with many high profile recording artists, most notably Lady Gaga (“Bad Romance”), Nicki Minaj (“Starships”), Jennifer Lopez (“One the Floor”), Nicole Scherzinger (“Poison”), Kelly Rowland (“Down for Whatever”), Brandy (“True”), Alexandra Burke (“Broken Heels”), Usher (“More”) and Enrique Iglesias (“Takin’ Back My Love”).

Amongst the musicians RedOne frequently collaborates with are Novel Janussi, Ameerah “Astrid” Roelants, Rachid “Rush” Aziz, Achraf “AJ” Janussi, Kinda Hamid, Jimmy “Jimmy Joker” Thornfeldt, Bilal “The Chef” Hajji, Jakke Erixson, Claude Kelly, Angela Hunte, Savan Kotecha, Jenna Andrews, David “DQ” Quinones, and Martin “Cherry Cherry Boom Boom” Kierszenbaum.

His extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters including Cathy Dennis, Andrea Martin, Michelle Bell, Frankie Storm, Ester Dean, Simon Wilcox, Fransisca Hall, Makeba Riddick, Kristal Oliver, Erika Nuri, Nyla Thorbourne, Heidi Rojas, Ali Tamposi, Rosina Russell, Evan Bogart, Talay Riley, Wayne Hector, Andrew Frampton, Justin Tranter, Marty James, Sean Douglas, Eric Bellinger, Ne-Yo, and Prince Charlez.

RedOne also helmed songs with fellow producers such as Dave Stewart, Giorgio Tuinfort, Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Benny Cassette, Julian Bunetta, Steve Kipner, Adam Baptiste, Josef Larossi, Madeon, Arnthor Birgisson, Bradley Spalter, Herbert “Herbie” Crichlow, Ki “KiFi” Fitzgerald, Matt Schwartz, Dann Huff, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Brian Kennedy.

His current single “Don’t You Need Somebody” – featuring Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah and Shaggy –  is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Hope you enjoy the following playlist dedicated to RedOne’s work!

Natalie La Rose records new music with DJ Marley Waters

23 Oct


Natalie La Rose has recorded new music with DJ Marley Waters.

The American rapper, producer and songwriter is widely known as a Trapstep DJ and as one of the producers of Tinashe’s platinum single “2 On”.

His other credits include Justine Skye’s “Anticipation” [Atlantic Records], Colette Carr’s “Can’t Touch This” [Interscope Records] and Omarion’s “Lit” [Maybach Music Group].

La Rose, on the other hand, is expected to release her first studio collection in 2017 via International Music Group and Republic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts songwriting contributions Caroline Ailin (Ella Henderson), Scott Harris (Shawn Mendes), Courtney Harrell (Jennifer Hudson) and Rosina “Soaky Siren” Russell (David Guetta).

On the production front, La Rose has teamed up with Shama Joseph (Rihanna), Tommy Brown (Nas), Detail (Beyoncé), GRADES (NAO), The Stereotypes (Tamia), MSTR ROGERS (Icona Pop) and RedOne (Pitbull).

Watch the music video for “Somebody” below.

Lada GaGa releases new album “Joanne”

21 Oct


Lady GaGa has released her fifth studio collection online.

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

Current single “A-Yo” was written by GaGa alongside Hillary Lindsey (Carrie Underwood, Miley Cyrus), Mark Ronson (Bruno Mars, Lily Allen) and Michael “BloodPop” Tucker (Madonna, Britney Spears).

The follow-up to 2013’s “ARTPOP” delivers further contributions from Jeff Bhasker (Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys), Emile Haynie (Lana Del Rey, Jennifer Lopez) and Nadir “RedOne” Khayat (Prince Royce, Kelly Rowland).

Stream “Joanne” below.