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Dua Lipa confirms title for sophomore studio album

1 Dec

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Dua Lipa has confirmed the title for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her second studio collection “Future Nostalgia” and will release it via Warner Bros. Records.

Lead single “Don’t Start Now” – which was written by Dua Lipa alongside Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren and Ian Kirkpatrick – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

“Future Nostalgia” reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from from Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Koz, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Grades, King Henry, Ilya, Max Martin, Jason Evigan, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Watch the music video for “Don’t Start Now” below.

Dua Lipa unleashes new single “Don’t Start Now”

1 Nov

Dua Lipa has unleashed her new single online.

“Don’t Start Now” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Caroline Ailin (Selena Gomez, Lennon Stella), Emily Warren (Bebe Rexha, Anne-Marie) and Ian Kirkpatrick (Raye, Kelsea Ballerini).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from from Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Koz, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Grades, King Henry, Ilya, Max Martin, Jason Evigan, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Start Now” below.

Dua Lipa reunites with Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren, Ian Kirkpatrick for new single “Don’t Start Now”

24 Oct

Dua Lipa has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Don’t Start Now” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on November 1st via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren and Ian Kirkpatrick, who previously teamed up with Dua Lipa on “New Rules.” Taken from the artist’s self-titled debut album, “New Rules” topped the UK Singles Chart and peaked to number six on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from from Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Koz, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Grades, King Henry, Ilya, Max Martin, Jason Evigan, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Watch the music video for “New Rules” below.

Brandy returns with new single “Freedom Rings”

27 Sep

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American singer, songwriter, and actress Brandy Norwood (known mononymously as Brandy) has released her new single online.

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

The track was written by Brandy alongside Coleridge “Sebastian Kole” Tillman (Usher, Lauren Jauregui), Jeffrey “Jeff Gitty” Gitelman (Kali Uchis, Trey Songz) and Ryan M. Tedder (Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown).

Brandy’s next album – which serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “”Two Eleven” – is expected to arrive later this year via Brand Nu / eOne Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features additional alliances with The Neptunes, Stacy Barthe, Angel, Prince Charlez, Kaydence, Sir Charles, Delisha Thomas, Kristal Oliver, Darhyl Camper, Big Shiz, and Harvey Mason Jr.

Stream the audio clip for “Freedom Rings” below.

Angel teases new collaboration with Brandy

18 Aug

Angel has teased a new collaboration with Brandy.

“I use to dream about this … Just Remember to stretch your imagination … The Sky’s The Limit …,” The British singer, songwriter and record producer posted to Instagram on Sunday (August 18, 2019).

Angel’s debut studio collection, 2013’s “About Time,” was released via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK and spawned singles including “Wonderful,” “Time After Time” and “Rocket Love.”

Angel is currently working on his upcoming project under Bystorm Entertainment / RCA Records, and recent single “Blessings” is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Brandy’s next album – which serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “”Two Eleven” (Chameleon / RCA Records) – is expected to arrive later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features further productions and songwriting contributions from The Neptunes, Stacy Barthe, Jeff Gitty, Sebastian Kole, Prince Charlez, Kaydence, Sir Charles, Delisha Thomas, Kristal Oliver, Darhyl Camper, LaShawn Daniels, and Harvey Mason Jr.

Stream the audio clip for “Blessings” below.

Normani premieres music video for new single “Motivation”

16 Aug

Normani has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Dave Meyers and Daniel Russel-directed clip for “Motivation” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (August 16, 2019).

“Motivation” – which was co-written by Ariana Grande alongside Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh and Max Martin – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Normani’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous single “Waves” (produced by Jonah Christian and co-written by Felicia Ferraro and Mary Weitz) – is expected to arrive later this year via Keep Cool / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Pharrell Williams, Ester Dean, Teddy Geiger, Kito, Joel Little, Nova Wav, Jahaan Sweet, Kaydence, The-Dream, Caroline Ailin, Justin Tranter, Tayla Parx, Boi-1da, August Rigo, Vinylz, Jocelyn Donald, and Sons of Sonix.

Watch the music video for “Motivation” below.

Dua Lipa drafts Jozzy, Metro Boomin for new collaboration

12 Aug

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has drafted Jocelyn “Jozzy” Donald and Leland “Metro Boomin” Wayne for a new collaboration.

Jozzy is known for co-writing Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” Monica’s “Just Right for Me,” Little Mix’s “Bounce Back,” usher’s “Birthday,” Dinah Jane’s “Pass Me By,” Fergie’s “M.I.L.F,” Chris Brown’s “Discover,” and Tinashe’s “Ooh La La.”

Meanwhile, Metro Boomin’s production resume boasts works with Nicki Minaj (“Chun Swae”), 21 Savage (“No Heart”), Solange (“Stay Flo”), Gucci Mane (“Droptopwop”), A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (“Get to You”) and Lana Del Rey (“God Bless America – And All The Beautiful Women In It”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional productions from Max Martin, Ilya, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, MNEK, Jason Evigan, Supa Dups, Danja, Fred Ball, Joel Little, Grades, and Stephen Kozmeniuk.

On the songwriting front, Dua Lipa has worked with Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Casey Smith, Jenna Andrews, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

Stream the audio clip for “Be the One” below.