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Tinashe drafts Shungudzo, MNEK for new collaboration

12 Nov

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has drafted Shungudzo and MNEK for a new song entitled “Eat You Up” (as per ASCAP Reportery).

Having contributed to the next projects by Ella Henderson, Liza Owen, Alina Baraz and Sabina Ddumba; Shungudzo (aka Alexandra Govere) is responsible for co-penning Little Mix’s “Touch,” The Chainsmokers’ “It Won’t Kill Ya,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” and Jessie Ware’s “Your Domino.”

Meanwhile, recent songwriting/production credits by MNEK include Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Raye’s “You Don’t Know Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Instruction,” Becky Hill’s “Unpredictable,” and Olly Murs’ “Private.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tinashe is expected to release her sophomore studio collection “Joyride” early next year via RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Aquarius” reportedly delivers additional alliances from StarGate, Ester Dean, Supa Dups, Nineteen85, Fred Ball, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, BloodPop, Hitmaka, Gabrielle Nowee, A1, Komi Al-Hakam, Benny Cassette, Jonas Jeberg, Sam Hook, Eyelar, Arrow Benjamin, and Nova Wav.

Stream the audio clip for Shungudzo’s “Long Live the Billionaire” below.

Lykke Li writes new music with Ilsey Juber

17 Jun

Lykke Li has teamed up with Ilsey Juber for a new collaboration.

The American singer/songwriter is responsible for co-writing Mariah Carey’s “Infinity,” Britney Spears’ “Man on the Moon,” Fifth Harmony’s “Body Rock,” K. Michelle’s “If It Ain’t Love,” Beyonce’s “All Night,” Majid Jordan’s “My Love,” Bea Miller’s “Yes Girl,” Hey Violet’s “Guys My Age,” Keke Palmer’s “Figure You Out,” Tinashe’s “Flame,” Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy,” Dua Lipa’s “No Goodbyes,” and Martin Garrix’s “In the Name of Love.”

Juber’s resume boasts additional works with producers Fraser T. Smith, Wallpaper, Dan Wilson, Axident, Jonas Jeberg, Will IDAP, Matt Radosevich, JMike, Eric Hudson, Sir Nolan, Julian Bunetta, Diplo, Freddy Wexler, Jason Evigan, Louis Biancaniello, The Arcade, Noah “40” Shebib, DJ Mustard, Toby Gad, Big Taste, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, and CIRKUT.

Meanwhile, Li is reportedly working on her upcoming third studio collection and follow-up to 2014’s “I Never Learn,” which peaked to number twenty-nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “No Rest for the Wicked,” “Gunshot” and “Never Gonna Love Again.”

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Stephan Moccio (The Weeknd), Emile Haynie (Florence Welch), Jeff Bhasker (Beyonce), Ariel Rechtshaid (Carly Rae Jepsen), Rostam Batmanglij (Frank Ocean), Klas Ahlund (Robyn), Illangelo (Jorja Smith) and Nineteen85 (Drake).

Fans of Juber’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Christina Aguilera, Jessica Simpson, Ellie Goulding, Grace Barker, Ella Eyre, Kiesza, Noah Cyrus, Liza Owen, Sabina Ddumba, Jessie Ware, Dagny, Leona Lewis, and Charlie Puth.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Juber’s work!

Craig David hits the studio with JP Cooper, White N3rd

13 Jun

British singer/songwriter Craig David has recorded new music with fellow UK artist JP Cooper and regular collaborator White N3rd.

White N3rd (real name Scott Wild) previously teamed up with David on hit singles “When the Bassline Drops” and “One More Time,” taken from the artist’s 2016 album, “Following My Intuition.”

Cooper, on the other hand, is scheduled to release his debut album “Raised Under Grey Skies” on September 22 via Island Records. The highly-anticipated collection features contributions from Teemu Brunila (“Party”), Mike Spencer (“September Song”), Jamie Hartman (“Passport Home”) Two Inch Punch (“Good Friend”), Mark Taylor (“Wait”) and Nonfiction (“Masterpiece”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, David’s seventh studio collection is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers productions from Mojam Music (Plan B), Steve Robson (Olly Murs), Tre Jean-Marie (Jacob Banks), Diztortion (Taya), Nineteen85 (Jessie Ware), MNEK (Madonna), Dave Tozer (John Legend), Fraser T. Smith (Ray BLK), TMS (Roxanne Tatei), Martin Solveig (Madonna), Tyrell “169” Paul (Taio Cruz) and Daecolm (Andre Merritt).

Stream the audio clip for JP Cooper’s new single “The Only Reason” below.

Craig David reunites with Mojam Music for new collaboration

1 Jun

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed up with David on “Talking About,” performed by fellow UK recording artist Conor Maynard. Peaking to number fourty-four on the UK Singles Chart, the track was also co-written alongside Jonathan “Jonny” Coffer and Hanni “Youthonix” Ibrahim.

Other notable credits by Mojam Music include Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Naughty Boy’s “La La La,” Sinead Harnett’s “Do it Anyway,” James Arthur’s “Get Down,” Cheryl’s “Boys,” Jess Glynne’s “I Cry When I Laugh,” Gorgon City’s “Imagination,” One Direction’s “Na Na Na,” Leona Lewis’s “Mountains,” Sam Smith’s “Like I Can,” and Mutya Keisha Siobhan’s “Too in Love.”

Their extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Andrew Jackson, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, JHart, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Lolene Everett, Scott Harris, Viktoria Hansen, Jarred Cotter, Maiday, Ben Harrison, Maegan Cottone, Patrick Patrikious, Jin Jin, Iain James, Fiona Bevan, James Fauntleroy, Niara Scarlett, Eric Dawkins, Jem Cooke, BullySongs, Emily Phillips, Jimmy Napes, and Sam Romans.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Negin Djafari (Fifth Harmony), Eyelar (Tinashe), Caroline Ailin (Imani Williams), Talay Riley (Usher), Ed Drewett (Britney Spears), Sam Dew (Zayn Malik), Claude Kelly (Olly Murs) and Max McElligott (Kygo).

Among the producers David has worked with so far are Steve Robson (James Blunt), Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel), Diztortion (Sean Paul), Nineteen85 (PartyNextDoor), MNEK (Beyonce), Dave Tozer (Ella Eyre), Fraser T. Smith (Adele), TMS (Louisa Johnson) and Daecolm (Elijah Blake).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Mojam’s work!

Craig David teases new collaboration with Claude Kelly, Steve Robson

30 May

Craig David has teased a new collaboration with Claude Kelly and Steve Robson.

“Amazing day in the studio with Steve Robson & @claudekelly,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Tuesday (May 30, 2017).

Kelly and Robson have collectively written and produced songs for Olly Murs (“Back Around”), Ella Henderson (“Giants”), James Arthur (“Is This Love?”), Christina Aguilera (“Just a Fool”), James Morrison (“Right By Your Side”) and One Direction (“Why Don’t We Go There?”).

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Negin Djafari (Mabel McVey), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Kylie Minogue), Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Ed Drewett (Jessie Ware), Sam Dew (Marsha Ambrosius) and Max McElligott (Chloe Leone).

Among the producers David has worked with so far are Tre Jean-Marie (Christina Aguilera), Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson), Nineteen85 (Drake), MNEK (Bebe Rexha), Dave Tozer (John Legend), Martin Solveig (Madonna), Fraser T. Smith (Jessie J), Daecolm (Mario Barrett) and TMS (Rita Ora).

Stream “Following My Intuition” below.

Craig David reunites with TMS for new album

24 May

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with Peter “Merf” Kellher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS for his upcoming album.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed up with David on the Carla Marie Williams-co-penned “Better With You” and MNEK-assisted “Change My Love,” which peaked to number twenty-nine on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable credis by TMS include Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Olly Murs’ “Hand on Heart,” Emeli Sande’s “Highs & Lows,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Body Language,” Fleur East’s “Gold Watch,” Rox’s “I Don’t Believe,” Jessie J’s “Square One,” Madison Beer’s “Melodies,” Kwabs’ “Walk,” Sinead Harnett’s “She Ain’t Me,” Sigma’s “Coming Home,” and Leona Lewis’ “Another Love Song.”

TMS’ extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Lindy Robbins, Iain James, Kamille, Ed Drewett, Ina Wroldsen, Wayne Hector, Shaznay Lewis, Devonte Hynes, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Danny Parker, Lauren Christy, Sean Douglas, Ayak Thiik, Jamie Scott, Maegan Cottone, Paddy Dalton, Erika Nuri, James Murray, Emma Rohan, Gavin Jones, Chelcee Grimes, and Sam Romans.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Nineteen85, Caroline Ailin, MNEK, Talay Riley, Dave Tozer, Ed Drewett, Martin Solveig, Sam Dew, Max McElligott, and Fraser T. Smith.

Fans of TMS’ works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Dua Lipa, Louis Tomlinson, Taya, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson, RAYE, Era Istrefi, Hey Violet, Madcon, Nick Jonas, Ellie Goulding, Mollie King, Ria Ritchie, Izzy Bizu, Becky Hill, and The Vamps.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to TMS’ work!

Craig David reunites with Fraser T. Smith for new album

21 May

Craig David has reunited with Fraser T. Smith for his upcoming seventh album.

Smith previously co-wrote and / or produced “Hot Stuff (Let’s Dance),” “6 of 1 Thing,” “She’s on Fire,” and “Kinda Girl for Me,” taken from 2007’s “Trust Me,” as well as “World Filled with Love” and “Four Times a Lady,” taken from 2002’s “Slicker Than Your Average.”

Other credits by the multi Grammy nominated musician include Stormzy’s “Big for Your Boots,” Ray BLK’s “Baby Girlz,” Cosmo Pyke’s “Social Sites,” DJ Snake’s “Future, Pt. 2,” Fleur East’s “Like That,” Sam Smith’s “Drowning Shadows,” Ellie Goulding’s “Hearts Without Chains,” Dakota’s “Long Hot Summer,” Gavin James’ “Bitter Pill,” Grace’s “Boyfriend Jeans,” and Adele’s “Set Fire to the Rain.”

Smith’s extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Andrea Martin, Shelly Peiken, Karen Poole, Nina Woodford-Wells, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Frankie Storm, Ina Wroldsen, Bonnie McKee, Kelly Sheehan, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Rachel Furner, Livvi Franc, Heather Bright, Diana Gordon, Kasia Livingston, and Nicole “Coco” Morier.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Nineteen85, Caroline Ailin, MNEK, Talay Riley, Dave Tozer, Ed Drewett, Martin Solveig, Sam Dew, and Max McElligott.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Fraser T. Smith’s work.