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G.R.L. announce debut mini-album details

9 Jul

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G.R.L. have announced the details for their upcoming mini-album.

The pop quintet have christened their new collection “G.R.L.” and will release it on July 29 via Sony Music Entertainment / Kemosabe / RCA Records.

New single “Wild Heart” was co-written by Ester Dean, whose credits include Rihanna’s “Rude Boy” [SRP Records], Katy Perry’s “Firework” [Capitol Records] and Beyonce’s “Countdown” [Columbia Records].

Production duties were handled by Dr. Luke and Cirkut, who are also responsible for Becky G’s “Shower” [Kemosabe Records], Nicki Minaj’s “Pills N Potions” [Republic Records] and Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” [RCA Records].

Other songwriters and producers backing G.R.L. on the highly-anticipated project are Max Martin (Ariana Grande, Cher Lloyd), Jacob Kasher (Kylie Minogue, Selena Gomez) and Planet VI (Candice Glover, Keri Hilson).

Peep the tracklisting for “G.R.L.” below.

“Ugly Heart”
“Show Me What You Got”
“Rewind”
“Don’t Talk About Love”
“Girls Are Always Right”

G.R.L. unleash music video for new single “Ugly Heart”

1 Jul

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G.R.L. have unleashed the music video for their new single online.

“Ugly Heart” is lifted from the group’s upcoming debut album on Sony Music Entertainment / Kemosabe / RCA Records.

The track – written by Ester Dean along with Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald and Henry “Cirkut” Walter – is now available for download via iTunes.

Video treatment was handled by Chris Marrs Piliero, who is also responsible for Ariana Grande’s “Break Free” [Republic Records], Kelly Clarkson’s “People Like Us” [RCA Records] and Avril Lavigne’s “Rock N Roll” [Epic Records].

As previously reported, the highly-anticipated debut collection by G.R.L. is scheduled for release later this year.

The still-untitled LP will boast further contributions from Max Martin (Usher, Jennifer Lopez), Planet VI (Becky G, Candice Glover), Bonnie McKee (Rita Ora, Leona Lewis) and Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Ciara, Mariah Carey).

Watch the music video for “Ugly Heart” below.

Becky G premieres “Shower” music video

30 Jun

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Becky G has premiered the music video for her new single online.

“Shower” marks the first promotional single from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album.

The track was co-written by siblings Theron and Timothy Thomas of Planet VI, who are also responsible for Tessanne Chin’s “Everything Reminds Me of You” [Republic Records] and Candice Glover’s “Passenger” [Interscope Records].

Production duties were handled by Dr. Luke and Cirkut, whose extensive resume includes works for Miley Cyrus (“Wrecking Ball”), G.R.L. (“Ugly Heart”), Katy Perry (“Birthday”) and Britney Spears (“Brightest Morning Star”).

Becky G’s highly-anticipated debut album is expected to be released later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA / Kemosabe Records.

Watch the music video for “Shower” below.

Tessanne Chin unwraps “Count on My Love” tracklisting

22 Jun

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Tessanne Chin has unwrapped the official tracklisting for her debut album.

The Jamaican singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Count on My Love” in the United States on July 1st via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

New single “Everything Reminds Me of You” – written by Tessanne Chin along with siblings Theron and Timothy Thomas of Planet VI – is now available for download via iTunes (US) and all other digital outlets.

“Count on My Love” boasts further songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Adele, Celine Dion), Edwin “Lil’ Eddie” Serrano (Usher, Kylie Minogue) and Maureen “Mozella” McDonald (Cheryl Cole, Miley Cyrus).

On the production front, Tessanne has teamed up with Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis (Tank, Mary J. Blige), Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph (Rihanna, Elle Varner), Toby Gad (Alicia Keys, John Legend) and Stargate (Brandy, Jennifer Lopez).

Peep the tracklisting for “Count on My Love” below.

“Tumbling Down”
“Everything Reminds Me of You”
“Count on My Love”
“Always Tomorrow”
“Lifeline”
“I HEART YOU”
“Loudest Silence”
“Heaven Knows”
“People Change”
“One Step Closer”

Tessanne Chin unwraps “Count on My Love” artwork

20 Jun

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Tessanne Chin has unwrapped the official artwork for her debut album.

The Jamaican singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Count on My Love” in the United States on July 1 via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Lead single “Everything Reminds Me of You” was co-written by Theron and Timothy Thomas of songwriting duo Planet VI. Production duties were handled by Dwayne “Supa Dups” Chin-Quee, Mitchum “Khan” Chin and Willy Chin.

“Count on My Love” is confirmed to boast further productions from Stargate (Beyoncé, Keri Hilson), Ryan Tedder (Adele, Ella Henderson), Toby Gad (Rihanna, John Legend) and Shama Joseph (Jennifer Lopez, Elle Varner).

On the songwriting front, Tessanne has teamed up Diane Warren (Brandy, Jennifer Hudson), Maureen McDonald (Madonna, Cheryl Cole), Edwin Serrano (Pink, Fefe Dobson) and Autumn Rowe (Fifth Harmony, Kylie Minogue).

Watch “Everything Reminds Me of You” live performance below.

Pia Mia enlists Planet VI, DJ Mustard for debut album

10 Jun

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Pia Mia has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Planet VI and DJ Mustard for her upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album.

DJ Mustard – born Dijon McFarlane – is responsible for producing hit singles “Na Na” by Trey Songz [Songbook / Atlantic Records], “2 On” by Tinashe [RCA Records] and “Girls” by Jennifer Lopez [Capitol Records].

Meanwhile, Planet VI – consisting of siblings Theron and Timothy Thomas – are known for co-writing Becky G’s “Shower” [Kemosabe / RCA Records], Iggy Azalea’s “Lady Patra” featuring Mavado [Island Records] and Candice Glover’s “Passenger” [Interscope Records].

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As previously reported, the highly-anticipated debut LP by Pia Mia is scheduled for release later this year via Wolfpack Entertainment / Interscope Records.

It will be executively produced by Abou “Bu” Thiam, who manages Chris Brown and is also known for his A&R work with Rihanna [Roc Nation Records], Kanye West [Def Jam Recordings] and Jay-Z [Roc-A-Fella Records].

Confirmed album contributors are Benny Blanco (Jessie Ware, Ed Sheeran), Mozella (Miley Cyrus, Tessanne Chin), Harmony Samuels (Ariana Grande, Jasmine Villegas) and Chantal Kreviazuk (Drake, Jennifer Lopez).

Watch the music video for “Red Love” below.

G.R.L. release new single “Ugly Heart”

4 Jun

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G.R.L. have released their new single online.

“Ugly Heart” marks the first promotional single from the group’s upcoming debut album with Sony Music / Kemosabe Records / RCA Records.

The track was produced by Dr. Luke and Cirkut, who are also responsible for Nicki Minaj’s “Pills N Potions” [Republic Records], Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” [RCA Records] and Rihanna’s “You Da One” [SRP Records].

The American-British-Canadian quintet – which was formed by Robin Antin – consists of members Emmalyn Estrada, Simone Battle, Paula Van Oppen, Lauren Bennett and Natasha Slayton.

Their highly-anticipated debut LP is confirmed to boast further contributions from Max Martin (Usher, Bebe Rexha), Planet VI (Jay Sean, Lauriana Mae), Rodney Jerkins (Brandy, Mariah Carey) and Ester Dean (Monica, Trey Songz).

Listen to “Ugly Heart” – now available for download via iTunes – below.

Tessanne Chin taps Stargate for debut album “Count on My Love”

15 May

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Tessanne Chin has tapped Stargate for her upcoming debut album.

The Norwegian duo – which consists of members Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen – have also worked with Charli XCX [Atlantic Records], Bebe Rexha [Warner Bros. Records] and Icona Pop [Atlantic Records].

Some of their notable songwriting and production credits include Rihanna’s “Diamonds” [SRP Records], Mariah Carey’s “I’m That Chick” [Def Jam Recordings] and Beyonce’s “Ave Maria” [Columbia Records].

As previously reported, Tessanne’s debut album “Count on My Love” will be released on June 24 via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

New single “Everything Reminds Me of You” was co-written by Planet VI (RaVaughn Brown, Candice Glover) and produced by Dwayne “Supa Dups” Chin-Quee (Melanie Fiona, Estelle Swaray).

Other producers backing the “Tumbling Down” star on the new LP are Toby Gad (Sia, Natasha Bedingfield), Ryan Tedder (Birdy, Colbie Caillat), Jerry Duplessis (Tank, John Legend) and Shama Joseph (Shontelle, Alesha Dixon).

Listen to “Everything Reminds Me of You” below.

Tessanne Chin debuts new single “Everything Reminds Me of You”

14 May

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Tessanne Chin has debuted her new single online.

“Everything Reminds Me of You” marks the second promotional single from the artist’s upcoming debut album, “Count on My Love,” out on June 24 via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The track was co-written by Timothy & Theron Thomas of Planet VI, who are also responsible for Kelly Rowland’s “Kisses Down Low” [Republic Records] and Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop” [RCA Records].

Production duties were handled by Supa Dups, whose credits include Melanie Fiona’s “Like I Love You” [Republic Records], Cover Drive’s “Can’t Live in a World” [Polydor Records] and Bruno Mars’ “Show Me” [Atlantic Records].

Other “Count on My Love” contributors include Toby Gad (Carly Rae Jepsen, Fifth Harmony), Diane Warren (Adele, Paloma Faith), Shama Joseph (Elle Varner, Verse Simmonds) and Ryan Tedder (Colbie Caillat, Leona Lewis).

Listen to “Everything Reminds of You” below.

Tessanne announces new single “Everything Reminds Me of You”

13 May

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Tessanne Chin has announced the title of her new single.

The Jamaican singer/songwriter christened “Everything Reminds Me of You” as the next promotional single from her upcoming debut album.

The track was co-written by Planet VI, who are also responsible for helming Rihanna’s “Man Down” [SRP Records], Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop” [RCA Records] and Kelly Rowland’s “Kisses Down Low” [Republic Records].

Consisting of siblings Theron and Timothy Thomas, the songwriting and production duo have also worked with Beyonce [Columbia Records], Ciara [Epic Records] and Keri Hilson [Interscope Records].

Meanwhile, the highly-anticipated debut album by Tessanne Chin is expected to be released later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Album contributors include Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph (Shontelle, Elle Varner), Supa Dups (Tiara Thomas, Bruno Mars), Toby Gad (John Legend, Robin Thicke) and Ryan “Alias” Tedder (Natasha Bedingfield, Leona Lewis).

Listen to “Tumbling Down” below.