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Mabel hits the studio with Pawws, The Electric

21 Sep

British singer/songwriter Mabel McVey, known mononymously as Mabel, has teamed with Pawws and The Electric for a new collaboration.

Pawws (born Lucy Helene Taylor) 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, The Electric (composed of Edvard Erfjord and Henrik Michelsen) are responsible for producing Little Mix’s “Shout Out to My Ex,” Fifth Harmony’s “Don’t Say You Love Me,” Machine Gun Kelly’s “At My Best,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Olly Murs’s “Love You More,” and M.O’s “Not in Love.”

Mabel’s current mini-album “Bedroom” – featuring the Marlon Roudette-penned / John “JD” Reid-produced “Finders Keepers” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming debut studio collection under Polydor Records reportedly boasts alliances with Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David), Negin Djafari (Louisa Johnson), MNEK (Zara Larsson), Raye (Anne-Marie), Arnthor Birgisson (Taya), Levi Lennox (FKA twigs), Grades (Ella Mai) and Joel Compass (Tinashe).

Watch the music video for “Finders Keepers” below.

Kyla shares music video for new single “You Ain’t Mine”

19 Sep

Kyla has shared the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter (born Kyla Marie Smith) posted the visual clip for “You Ain’t Mine” to her Vevo channel on Friday (September 15, 2017).

The Popcaan-assisted track – which was collectively produced by Levi Lennox alongside James Grant and Darius Ellington of Ill Blu – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Kyla also co-wrote the track with Andrea Martin, whose resume boasts additional works with Angie Stone (“Wish I Didn’t Miss You”), Toddla T (“Magnet”), Leona Lewis (“Better in Time”), Naughty Boy (“Think About It”), Jennifer Hudson (“I Still Love You”) and Shift K3Y (“Crying in My Sleep”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kyla’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Mojam Music (Anne-Marie), Youthonix (Little Mix), Moon Willis (Becky Hill), Invisible Men (Rita Ora), Starsmith (Jess Glynne), Maths Time Joy (Kara Marni), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey) and Banx & Ranx (Dua Lipa).

On the songwriting front, Kyla has worked with Diane Warren (Andra Day), Carla Marie Williams (Britney Spears), Jenna Andrews (Ella Henderson), Dayo Olatunji (Fifth Harmony), Lindy Robbins (Selena Gomez), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Taya), Negin Djafari (Craig David) and Alicia Renae (Rihanna).

Watch the music video for “You Ain’t Mine” below.

Kyla delivers new promotional single “You Ain’t Mine”

7 Sep

British singer/songwriter Kyla Marie Smith, known mononymously as Kyla, has delivered her new promotional single online.

“You Ain’t Mine” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by Ill Blu (aka James Grant and Darius Ellington) alongside Levi Lennox, whose other credits include Zayn Malik (“Pillow Talk”), Dakota (“Amen”), M.I.A. (“Borders”), KStewart (“On My Own”), Mali-Koa (“Wait Up for Me”), Liv Dawson (“Reflection”) and Ms. Dynamite (“Safe”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kyla’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Mojam Music (Tori Kelly), Youthonix (Raleigh Ritchie), Moon Willis (Anne-Marie), Invisible Men (Joel Compass), Starsmith (Paloma Faith), Maths Time Joy (Gallant), Sacha Skarbek (Miley Cyrus) and Banx & Ranx (Olly Murs).

On the songwriting front, Kyla has worked with Andrea Martin (Leona Lewis), Jenna Andrews (Majid Jordan), Dayo Olatunji (Ella Eyre), Lindy Robbins (David Guetta), Eyelar (Charli XCX), Negin Djafari (Louis Mattrs), Carla Marie Williams (Mollie King) and Diane Warren (Justin Bieber).

Streamt the audio clip for “You Ain’t Mine” below.

Kyla confirms new promotional single “You Ain’t Mine”

3 Sep

Kyla has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Kyla Marie Smith) christened “You Ain’t Mine” – featuring Popcaan – as the first promotional cut from her upcoming project and will release it on September 8th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by Ill Blu (aka James Grant and Darius Ellington) alongside Levi Lennox, whose other credits include Zayn Malik (“Pillow Talk”), Dakota (“Amen”), M.I.A. (“Borders”), KStewart (“On My Own”), Mali-Koa (“Wait Up for Me”), Liv Dawson (“Reflection”) and Ms. Dynamite (“Safe”).

Kyla’s upcoming collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Mojam Music, Youthonix, Scribz Riley, Needlz, Mel & Mus, The Invisible Men, Sacha Skarbek, Moon Willis, Starsmith, Maths Time Joy, and Banx & Ranx.

On the songwriting front, Kyla has worked with Diane Warren, Andrea Martin, Lindy Robbins, Dayo Olatunji, Cleo Tighe, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jenna Andrews, Carla Marie Williams, Negin Djafari, Alicia Renee, and Carmen Reece.

Stream the audio clip for “Play it Cool” below.

Mabel releases music video for new single “Finders Keepers”

18 Aug

Mabel has released the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Finders Keepers” – featuring Kojo Funds – to her Vevo channel on Thursday (August 18, 2017).

Co-written by Mabel alongside Marlon Roudette and Jordan “JD” Reid; “Finders Keepers” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Mabel’s upcoming debut album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts contributions from Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Joel Compass (FKA twigs), RAYE (Ellie Goulding), Arnthor Birgisson (Taya), GRADES (Raleigh Ritchie), Jordan Riley (Nina Nesbitt) and MNEK (Kara Marni).

Watch the music video for “Finders Keepers” below.

Louisa Johnson teams up with RAYE for new collaboration?

7 Aug

British singer/songwriter Louisa Johnson has reportedly teamed up with fellow recording artist RAYE for a new collaboration.

Born Rachel Agatha Keen; RAYE’s songwriting resume boasts works for DEV (“Come at Me”), Tara Carosielli (“Money”), Charli XCX (“After the Afterparty”), Era Istrefi (“Home with You”), Blonde (“All Cried Out”), M.O (“Not in Love”), 5 After Midnight (“Up in Here”), SG Lewis (“Yours”), Matoma (“The Wave”), Snakehips (“Don’t Leave”) and Jax Jones (“U Don’t Know Me”).

In addition to prepping her upcoming project under Universal Music Group / Polydor Records, the “Hotbox” star has contributed to the next releases by Rihanna, Jess Glynne, Little Mix, Mabel McVey, Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Naughty Boy, Ellie Goulding, and Ray BLK.

Meanwhile, Johnson’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Bad Behaviour” and “So Good” – is expected to arrive later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts songwriting contributions from Kamille (Olly Murs), Ina Wroldsen (Leona Lewis), Ali Tamposi (Troye Sivan), Chloe Angelides (Demi Lovato), Priscilla Renea (Chris Brown), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Ruth-Anne Cunningham (Stanaj), Caroline Ailin (Ella Henderson) and Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (Charlie Puth).

Stream the audio clip for “Sober” below.

Kyla signs new publishing deal with BMG

1 Aug

British singer/songwriter Kyla Marie Smith, mononymously known as Kyla, has signed a new publishing deal with BMG.

Known in the UK for her singles “Do You Mind” and “Daydreaming,” Kyla shot to international stardom by providing guest vocals on Drake’s “One Dance,” which topped the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Her current promotional single “Should’ve Been Me,” with UK Record producer Naughty Boy and Jamaican dancehall star Popcaan, is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music, who co-produced Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Kyla has recorded further material with producers including Invisible Men (Kylie Minogue), Zac Samuel (Taya), Starsmith (Ellie Goulding), Moon Willis (Anne-Marie), Youthonix (Tanika), Sacha Skarbek (Miley Cyrus) and Banx & Ranx (Dua Lipa).

Among the songwriters Kyla has worked with are Andrea Martin (Monica), Lindy Robbins (Jason Derulo), Dayo Olatunji (Ella Henderson), Carmen Reece (Nathan Sykes), Eyelar (Tinashe), Carla Marie Williams (Craig David), Jenna Andrews (Kiesza), Negin Djafari (Bobii Lewis) and Alicia Renee (Tamia).

Streaming the audio clip for “Should’ve Been Me” below.