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John Legend enlists Scott Storch, Sick Drumz for new collaboration

12 Mar

American singer, songwriter and record producer John Legend has enlisted Scott Storch and Sick Drumz for a new collaboration.

As part of music production team Twice As Nice, Sick Drumz (born Te Whiti Warbrick) has helmed songs for Rihanna (“Needed Me”), Post Malone (“Big Lie”), Camila Cabello (“In the Dark”), R3hab (“Rumors”), Ty Dolla Sign (“Wavy”), Ella Mai (“Breakfast in Bed”), Raye (“Cigarette”) and Ella Vos (“I Know You Care”).

Meanwhile, Storch is responsible for producing Beyonce’s “Naughty Girl,” Chris Brown’s “Undecided,” Kelly Rowland’s “Work,” Mario’s “Let Me Love You,” Christina Aguilera’s “Can’t Hold Us Down,” Justin Timberlake’s “And She Said (Take Me Now),” Toni Braxton’s “Please,” and Ricky Martin’s “I Don’t Care.”

Legend’s latest album “A Legendary Christmas” – featuring contributions from Ruth-Anne Cunningham (“No Place Like Home”), Raphael Saadiq (“Merry Merry Christmas”), Amy Wadge (“By Christmas Eve”) and Wayne Hector (“Wrap Me Up in Your Love”) – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

For his upcoming studio collection, Legend has worked with Warren “Oak” Felder (Usher), Dan Wilson (Taylor Swift), Raye (Ellie Goulding), Mr. Hudson (Janelle Monae), Max Wolfgang (Craig David), Sasha Sloan (Camila Cabello), Nasri Atweh (Justin Bieber) and Cutfather (Katy Perry).

Watch the music video for “Preach” below.

Raye teams with David Guetta for new collaboration

5 Feb

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, professionally known as Raye, has teamed up with David Guetta for a new collaboration.

The French DJ and record producer’s resume boasts works with Kelly Rowland (“Commander”), Sean Paul (“Mad Love”), Rihanna (“Fresh Off the Runway”), Ne-Yo (“Who’s Taking You Home”), Lady Gaga (“Fashion”), Britney Spears (“Body Ache”), Nicki Minaj (“Turn Me On”) and Jessie J (“Laser Light”).

Guetta’s latest studio collection “7” – featuring guest appearances from Justin Bieber, Anne-Marie, Sia, Madison Beer, Jason Derulo, Bebe Rexha, Ava Max, and Jess Glynne – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets. The project debuted at number thirty-seven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and peaked to number nine on the UK Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, Raye is expected to release her next project and follow-up to 2018’s “Side Tape” later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Besides writing songs for other artists, Raye has also recorded new music with songwriters/producers including Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Mike Sabath, Kennedy Lykken, Justin Tranter, Ian Kirkpatrick, Sarah Aarons, Diztortion, Julia Michaels, Warren “Oak” Felder, Ilsey Juber, and Julian Bunetta.

Watch the music video for “Friends” below.

Little Mix unleash new studio collection “LM5”

18 Nov

Little Mix have unleashed their new studio collection online.

“LM5” – featuring the Jess Glynne and Ed Sheeran-penned / Steve Mac-produced lead single “Woman Like Me” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated album boasts further productions from Goldfingers, Louis Bell, TMS, Chris Loco, Matt Radosevich, Loosechange, Mike Sabath, Electric, John Hill, Timbaland, Larrance Dopson, and MNEK.

On the songwriting front, Little Mix have worked with Camille “Kamille” Purcell, Jenna Andrews, Rachel Furner, Anya Jones, Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Rachel “Raye” Keen, Sarah Blanchard, and Cleo Tighe.

Stream “LM5” below.

Little Mix liberate new promotional single “Told You So”

10 Nov

Little Mix have liberated their new promotional single online.

“Told You So” – which was written by Rachel “Raye” Keen alongside Eyelar Mirzazadeh and Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Little Mix’s upcoming fifth album “LM5” – featuring previous singles “Woman Like Me” and “Joan of Arc” – will arrive on November 16 via RCA Records (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project yields additional contributions from Kamille, Chris Loco, Sarah Hudson, Goldfingers, Rachel Furner, Electric, Jenna Andrews, Mike Sabath, TMS, Anya Jones, Jez Ashurst, and Timbaland.

Stream the audio clip for “Told You So” below.

Normani taps Ester Dean for new collaboration

15 Sep

Normani has tapped Ester Dean for new a collaboration.

Dean’s extensive songwriting resume boasts works with Rihanna (“Say My Name”), Katy Perry (“Peacock”), Britney Spears (“Selfish”), Christina Aguilera (“Not Myself Tonight”), Nicole Scherzinger (“Right There”), Beyonce (“Start Over”), Keri Hilson (“Lose Control”) and Nicki Minaj (“By My Side”).

Her debut EP “Miss Ester Dean” – featuring productions from Polow Da Don (“That Girl”), DJ Mustard (“New Shit”), Kane Beatz (“Any Other Way”), Cook Classics (“Fuck It”) and The Featherstones (“Jealous”) – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, Normani is currently working on her debut project under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Other songwriters expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Tayla Parx, Jimmy Napes, Raye, Justin Tranter, Kito, Victoria Monet, Michah Powell, Starrah, Jude Demorest, Caroline Ailin, August Rigo, and Jozzy.

Stream “Miss Ester Dean” below.

Normani Kordei drafts Joel Little, Teddy Geiger for new collaboration

6 Aug

American singer/songwriter Normani Kordei has drafted Joel Little and Teddy Geiger for a new collaboration.

Little is known for co-writing and producing singles performed by Shawn Mendes (“Youth”), Daya (“Safe”), Kesha (“This is Me”), Bebe Rexha (“The Way I Are”), Lorde (“Green Light”) and Khaled (“Young, Dumb & Broke”).

Meanwhile, Geiger’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Christina Aguilera (“Unless it’s With You”), Sean Paul (“Jump On It”), Anne-Marie (“Machine”), Tiesto (“Summer Nights”) and James Blunt (“Bartender”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Normani is currently working on her debut project under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional alliances with Nova Wav, Sevn Thomas, Raye, Jahaan Sweet, Victoria Monet, D’Mile, Caroline Ailin, Justin Tranter, KiTo, Boi-1da, Tayla Parx, August Rigo, Starrah, London on Da Track, Nija Charles, Rasool Diaz, Jorgen Odegard, and Stargate.

Watch the music video for “Love Lies” below.

Normani Kordei enlists Raye, D’Mile for new collaboration

29 Jul

Photo Credit: Blair Caldwell

American singer/songwriter Normani Kordei has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Raye and D’Mile for her upcoming project.

Raye’s songwriting credits include John Legend’s “A Good Night,” Madison Beer’s “Home With You,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Capital Letters,” Little Mix’s “If I Get My Way,” Rita Ora’s “Proud,” and Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty.”

Meanwhile, D’Mile’s production resume boasts works with The Carters (“Boss”), LeToya Luckett (“I’m Ready”), TLC (“Way Back”), Usher (“Mind of a Man”), Jennifer Lopez (“One Love”), Trey Songz (“Disrespectful”), Wynter Gordon (“Back to You”), and Mary J. Blige (“In the Morning”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Normani signed a publishing deal with Stellar Songs and is currently working on her debut solo project under RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from Stargate, London on Da Track, Murda Beatz, T-Minus, Vinylz, Boi-1da, Jorgen Odegard, and Sons of Sonix.

On the songwriting front, Normani has also worked with Victoria Monet, Justin Tranter, Kennedi, Hue Strother, Caroline Ailin, James Fauntleroy, Tayla Parx, August Rigo, Starrah, Nija Charles, Micah Powell, and KiTo.

Watch the music video for Raye’s “Friends” below.