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Katy Perry joins forces with Nicki Minaj for new single “Swish Swish”

19 May

American singer/songwriter Katheryn Hudson, professionally known as Katy Perry, has released her new promotional single online.

“Swish Swish” – which was produced by Duke Dumont alongside Noah “Mailbox” Passovoy and PJ “PromNite” Sledge – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The Nicki Minaj-featuring track was also co-written by Sarah Hudson (Dua Lipa, Charli XCX) and Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Rihanna, Halsey).

In case you didn’t know, “Swish Swish” marks the second collaboration between Minaj and Perry, as the latter co-wrote “Get on Your Knees,” taken from Minaj’s 2014 album “The Pinkprint,” alongside Sarah Hudson, Chloe Angelides, Jacob “JKash” Kasher, Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald, and Henry “CIRKUT” Walter.

Perry’s upcoming fifth studio collection “Witness,” on the other hand, will arrive on June 9th via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Prism” – featuring singles “Chained to the Rhythm” and “Bon Appetit” – delivers further contributions from Max Martin (Tori Kelly), Sia Furler (Camila Cabello), Ali Payami (Ellie Goulding), Ferras Al-Qaisi (Ricky Martin), Shellback (Taylor Swift) and Oscar Holter (Demi Lovato).

Stream the audio clip for “Swish Swish” below.

Nicki Minaj unleashes new single “Regret in Your Tears”

10 Mar

Nicki Minaj has unleashed her new single online.

“Regret in Your Tears” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Minaj alongside Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard, whose other credits include Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” Ella Mai’s “Lay Up,” Cashmere Cat’s “Trust Nobody,” and The Weeknd’s “True Colors.”

Production duties on “Regret in Your Tears” were collectively handled by Boi-1da (Tinashe, Kendrick Lamar), Allen Ritter (Drake, Travis Scott) and Frank Dukes (Lorde, Kanye West).

As mentioned in various media outlets, Minaj will release her fourth studio album – featuring “No Frauds” and “Changed It” – later this year via Young Money / Cash Money Records in partnership with Republic Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2014’s “The Pinkprint,” which debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Pills ‘N Potions,” “Anaconda,” “Only,” and “Feeling Myself.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Regret in Your Tears” below.

Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj premiere “Side to Side” music video

31 Aug

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Ariana Grande has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The actress-singer-songwriter posted the Hannah Lux Davis-directed clip for “Side to Side” to her Vevo channel on Monday (August 29, 2016).

The Nicki Minaj-assisted track was co-written by Savan Kotecha (Usher, Ellie Goulding), Alexander Kronlund (Britney Spears, Ella Eyre), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Prince Royce, Jennifer Lopez), and Max Martin (Adele, Taylor Swift).

Grande’s latest studio collection “Dangerous Woman” – featuring previous singles “Into You,” “Be Alright” and “Let Me Love” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Republic Records.

Watch the music video for “Side to Side” below.

Robin Thicke, Nicki Minaj premiere “Back Together” music video

15 Aug

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Robin Thicke has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The singer, songwriter and record producer posted the visual clip for “Back Together” to his Vevo channel on Thursday (August 13, 2015).

“Back Together” – featuring Nicki Minaj – was co-written by Thicke along with Savan Kotecha (Tori Kelly, Ariana Grande), Ali Payami (Ellie Goulding, Demi Lovato) and Max Martin (Adam Lambert, Taylor Swift).

Video treatment was handled by Ben Mor, whose other credits include Tinashe (“All Hands on Deck”), Britney Spears (“Work Bitch”), will.i.am (“That Power”), Katy Perry (“Part of Me”) and Black Eyed Peas (“Just Can’t Get Enough”).

Thicke’s upcoming eighth studio collection – featuring previous single “Morning Sun” – is scheduled to be released later this year through Star Trak Entertainment and Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Paula,” which debuted at number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Get Her Back” and “Still Madly Crazy.”

Watch the music video for “Back Together” below.

Robin Thicke drafts Nicki Minaj for new single “Back Together”

6 Aug

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Robin Thicke has released his new single online.

“Back Together” – featuring hip-hop recording artist Nicki Minaj – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

The track was co-written by Savan Kotecha and (Usher, Tori Kelly), Ali Payami (The Weeknd, Ariana Grande) and Max Martin (Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato).

Thicke’s upcoming eighth studio collection – featuring previous single “Morning Sun” – is scheduled to be released later this year through Star Trak Entertainment and Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Paula,” which debuted at number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Get Her Back” and “Still Madly Crazy.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Back Together” below.

Nicki Minaj premieres “The Night is Still Young” music video

27 May

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Nicki Minaj has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The rapper and singer posted the visual clip for “The Night is Still Young” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (May 26, 2015).

“Still Young” was co-written by Ester Dean (Usher, Christina Aguilera), Theron Thomas of Rock City (Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson), Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald (Ne-Yo, Kelly Clarkson) and Henry “Cirkut” Walter (Rihanna, Katy Perry).

Video treatment was handled by Hannah Lux Davis, whose other credits include David Guetta’s “Hey Mama” [Parlophone], Lea Michele’s “On My Way” [Columbia] and  Ariana Grande’s “Love Me Harder” [Republic].

Minaj’s latest album “The Pinkprint” – featuring previous singles “Only,” “Anaconda” and “Feeling Myself” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Cash Money Records and Republic Records.

Watch the music video for “The Night is Still Young” below.

Nicki Minaj chooses “The Night is Still Young” as new single

14 Mar

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Nicki Minaj has chosen her new single.

The rapper, singer and songwriter christened “The Night is Still Young” as the next promotional cut from her third album, “The Pinkprint,” now available for download via Cash Money Records and Republic Records.

“The Night is Still Young” was co-written by Ester Dean (Rihanna, Kelly Rowland) and Theron Thomas (Ciara, Jennifer Hudson), meanwhile production duties were handled by Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald (Ne-Yo, Katy Perry) and Henry “Cirkut” Walter (Usher, Britney Spears).

Minaj’s previous single “Only” – featuring Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown – peaked at number twelve on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

The “Anaconda” star also features on the track “Bitch I’m Madonna,” taken from Madonna’s latest album “Rebel Heart” [Live Nation / Interscope Records].

Listen to the audio clip for “The Night is Still Young” below.