Tag Archives: Nicola Roberts

Cheryl confirms new single “Love Made Me Do It”

6 Nov

British singer/songwriter Cheryl Tweedy, known mononymously as Cheryl, has dubbed “Love Made Me Do It” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming fifth album under Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The track – which was written by Cheryl alongside Nicola Roberts, Natasha Bedingfield, Miranda Cooper, Dylan Cooper and The Invisible Men (aka George Astasio, Jason Pebworth, and Jonathan Shave) – will arrive on November 9th via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Cheryl’s next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Only Human,” reportedly yields further songwriting contributions and productions from Wayne Wilkins, Chiara Hunter, Kevin Anyaeji, Heidi Rojas, Naughty Boy, Steph Jones, and Gina Kushka.

Stream the audio clip for “Tattoo” below.

Cheryl reunites with Nicola Roberts, Naughty Boy for new collaboration

2 Feb

British singer/songwriter Cheryl Ann Tweedy, known mononymously as Cheryl, has reunited with fellow recording artist Nicola Roberts and record producer Naughty Boy for a new collaboration.

Roberts previously co-wrote “It’s About Time” and “Goodbye Means Hello” alongside producers Invisible Men, James Draper and Lucas Secon, respectively. Both tracks appear on Cheryl’s 2014 album “Only Human.”

Meanwhile, Naughty Boy previously produced and co-wrote “Craziest Things” alongside American songwriter Andrea Martin. The will.i.am-featuring track appears on Cheryl’s 2012 album “A Million Lights.”

Cheryl’s upcoming fifth studio collection, on the other hand, is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional contributions from Wayne Wilkins (Beyonce, Keri Hilson), Steph Jones (Jason Mraz, Sabrina Carpenter), Kevin Anyaeji (Leona Lewis, Cody Simpson), Heidi Rojas (Kaya Stewart, Little Mix) and Gina Kushka (Ella Eyre, Kylie Minogue).

Stream the audio clip for “It’s About Time” below.

Taya drafts Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Alan Sampson for new collaboration

1 Nov

British singer/songwriter Taylor Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, has drafted Eyelar Mirzazadeh and Alan Sampson for a new collaboration.

Eyelar, who previously teamed up with Taya on the Toddla T-produced “Got Me Wondering” and Jonny Coffer-assisted “Here with Me,” is known for co-penning Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Diztortion’s “I’ll Be There,” Yellow Claw’s “Drowning in Champagne,” and Little Mix’s “Is Your Love Enough?”

Sampson, who also collaborated with Taya on the Anita Blay-penned “Skin,” is responsible for co-writing and / or co-producing Jay Sean’s “Ride It,” Alesha Dixon’s “Every Little Part of Me,” Zayn Malik’s “She,” Rita Ora’s “Kiss Me,” and Craig David’s “Louder Than Words.”

Meanwhile, Taya’s current promotional single “When Ur Sober” – which was written by Emma Davidson-Dillon alongside Wayne Hector and Arnthor Birgisson – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her self-titled mini-album features additional alliances with Diztortion (Rihanna), Mark Ralph (Era Istrefi), Nicola Roberts (Tinashe), Felix Snow (Selena Gomez), Al Shux (Plan B), Karen Poole (Lily Allen), Tom Havelock (Sinead Harnett), Jonas Jeberg (Ella Eyre) and Anjulie Persaud (Cassie).

Stream the audio clip for “Got Me Wondering” below.

Antigoni Buxton teases new collaboration with Nicola Roberts

19 Jul

Antigoni Buxton has teased a new collaboration with Nicola Roberts.

“Sick day at the studio yesterday with the lovely @lilcola & Henry Binns,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Tuesday (July 18, 2017).

Roberts’ songwriting resume boasts works with Girls Aloud (“On the Metro”), Cheryl (“Goodbye Means Hello”), Little Mix (“Going Nowhere”), Tiffany (“Talk”), Joel Compass (“Girlfriends”), Taya (“Redlight”), Nina Nesbitt (“Take You to Heaven”) and Tinashe (“Ghetto Boy”).

The former Girls Aloud member has also worked with top producers including Richard “Biff” Stannard, Electric, Devonte Hynes, GRADES, Lucas Secon, MNEK, Fred Ball, Knightstarr, Scott Hoffman, Diztortion, James Draper, Moon Willis, Adriano Buffone, and Dimitri Tikovoi.

Meanwhile, Buxton’s upcoming debut project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Karen Poole (Lily Allen), Diane Warren (Ciara), Fiona Bevan (Una Healy), Negin Djafari (Mabel McVey), Chelcee Grimes (Tamera Foster), Anita Blay (Becky Hill) and Chiara Hunter (David Guetta).

Watch the music video for “Beat of My Drum” below.

Nina Nesbitt liberates new single “The Moments I’m Missing”

15 Jul

Photo Credit: Alex Lake

Scottish singer/songwriter Nina Nesbitt has liberated her new single online.

“The Moments I’m Missing” – featuring guest vocals from LA R&B singer Goody Grace – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Fully written and produced by Nesbitt, the track delivers additional production duties from Jordan Riley, whose recent credits include Tom Grennan’s “Found What I’ve Been Looking For” [Sony Music / Insanity Records] and Dan Caplen’s “Flat Champagne” f/ Ray BLK [Warner Music / Atlantic Records UK].

Nesbitt’s upcoming studio collection, which follows 2014’s “Peroxide,” is expected to arrive later this year via Cooking Vinyl Records.

Featuring tracks entitled “The Best You Had” and “Something Special,” the still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from LOSTBOY (Marlon Roudette), Adriano Buffone (Janelle Monae), Chris Leonard (Shawn Mendes), Dan Muckala (LeAnn Rimes) and Red Triangle (James Arthur).

On the songwriting front, Nesbitt has worked with Sam Preston (Ella Eyre), Nicola Roberts (Tinashe), Ed Drewett (Craig David), Lauren Aquilina (Ella Henderson), James Newman (Hailee Steinfeld), Negin Djafari (Mabel McVey), Tom Havelock (Aquilo) and Amy Wadge (Antigoni Buxton).

Listen to the audio clip for “The Moments I’m Missing” below.

Mollie King teases new collaboration with Chiara Hunter

8 May

Mollie King has teased a new collaboration with Chiara Hunter.

“Monday got me feeling like… @thechiarahunter,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Monday (May 08, 2017).

Hunter’s songwriting credits include Sigma & Take That’s “Cry,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Don’t Want You Back,” Galantis’ “Rich Boy,” Conor Maynard’s “Lose Your Love,” Incognito’s “Deeper Still,” and Chloe Martini’s “Change of Heart.”

Her resume boasts further works with producers Goldfingers, Tre Jean-Marie, Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman, Phil Cook, Matt Prime, Amish “ADP” Patel, Jonny “Ghostwriter,” Harris, Sam Romans, Levi Lennox, Fred Cox, Aeon “Step” Manahan, Paul Meehan, Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani, and Laconic.

Meanwhile, King is expected to release her upcoming debut album – featuring lead single “Back to You” – later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Maegan Cottone, Chelcee Grimes, Tayla Parx, Grace Barker, Cara Salimando, Taneisha Jackson, Brittany Burton, Grace Tither, Jennifer Decilveo, Fiona Bevan, Nicola Roberts, Ed Drewett, Brian Lee, James Newman, and Patrick “J. Que” Smith.

Fans of Hunter’s work, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by David Guetta, Taya, Fleur East, Kiah Victoria, Mahalia Burkmar, Lao Ra, Paloma Faith, ALMA, Ella Henderson, Arlene Zelina, Felix Jaehn, Imani Williams, KStewart, and DAKOTA.

Stream Hunter’s 2016’s mini-collection “Strange Relationships” below.

DAKOTA drafts Evan “Kidd” Bogart for new collaboration

12 Mar

British singer/songwriter DAKOTA (born Sophie Elton) has drafted Evan “Kidd” Bogart for a new collaboration.

The American music executive, television producer, music publisher and songwriter is responsible for co-penning Beyonce’s “Halo,” Rihanna’s “SOS,” Madonna’s “Ghosttown,” Britney Spears’ “Love Me Down,” Jason Derulo’s “It Girl,” Keyshia Cole’s “This is Us,” Livvi Franc’s “Autoamtik,” Brandy’s “Right Here (Departed),” and Leona Lewis’ “Happy.”

Bogart’s extensive resume boasts further works with top producers Fraser T. Smith, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Rodney Jerkins, Greg Wells, Jason Evigan, Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella, Supa Dups, RedOne, Jake Gosling, Emanuel Kiriakou, Jim Jonsin, Wayne Wilkins, Mike Dean, Alex Da Kid, Ricky Reed, Brian Kennedy, Chuck Harmony, and The Invisible Men.

Meanwhile, DAKOTA is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring “Long Hot Summer” and “Lonely Like the Fool” – later this year via 70Hz Recordings in partnership with Virgin EMI Records.

Other songwriters DAKOTA has worked with are Karen Poole, Fiona Bevan, Amy Wadge, Maegan Cottone, Jennifer Decilveo, Isabella Summers, Nicola Roberts, Rachel Furner, Laura Dockrill, Jin Jin, Maiday, Nina Nesbitt, Chiara Hunter, Becky Hill, Clare Maguire, Jamie Scott, Levi Lennox, Alex James, Ollie Green, Ed Drewett, Samuel Preston, Jimmy Napes, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

Listen to the audio clip for “Long Hot Summer” below.