Tag Archives: RCA Records

H.E.R. hits the studio with Nija Charles, Andre Harris, Ali P

10 Oct

American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, professionally known as H.E.R., has recorded new music with Nija Charles, Andre Harris, and Ali P.

While Ali P is responsible for co-writing and co-producing “Shining Star” on Bebe Rexha’s debut album “Expectations,” Nija Charles songwriting works include The Carters’ “LoveHappy,” Jason Derulo’s “Colors,” Cardi B’s “Ring,” Lyrica Anderson’s “Don’t Take It Personal” and Chris Brown’s “Pull Up.”

Andre Harris’ songwriting and production credits, on the other hand, include Michael Jackson’s “Butterflies,” Estelle’s “Lights Out,” Usher’s “Caught Up,” LeToya Luckett’s “Grey,” Yuna’s “Fading Flower,” Robin Thicke’s “2 Luv Birds,” and Melanie Fiona’s “Bite the Bullet.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, H.E.R. is currently working on her next project under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The artist’s latest collection, “I Used to Know Her: The Prelude,” is now available via iTunes and all digital streaming outlets.

Stream “I Used to Know Her: The Prelude” below.

Olly Murs confirms details for new album “You Know I Know”

4 Oct

Olly Murs has confirmed the details for his new album.

The British singer/songwriter christened his sixth studio collection “You Know I Know” and will release it on November 9 via Syco Music / RCA Records.

Current promotional single “Moves” – which was co-written by Ed Sheeran alongside Ammar Malik and Steve Mac – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “24 Hrs,” Murs has also worked with Steve Robson, Wayne Hector, Claude Kelly, TMS, Iain James, Caroline Ailin, Digital Farm Animals, Grace Barker, James Newman, Kamille, and Ed Drewett.

See the tracklisting for “You Know I Know” below.

(1) Moves / (2) Go Hard / (3) Love Me Again / (4) Excuses / (5) You Know I Know / (6) Feel the Same / (7) Somebody New / (8) Mark on My Heart / (9) Take Your Love / (10) Maria / (11) Talking to Yourself / (12) Younger / (13) Love You Better / (14) Footsteps

Usher enlists Harmony “H-Money” Samuels for new collaboration

4 Oct

Usher has enlisted Harmony “H-Money” Samuels for a new collaboration.

The British record producer and songwriter is known for helming Janet Jackson’s “Made for Now,” Tamar Braxton’s “Let Me Know,” Ciara’s “I Bet,” Ariana Grande’s “The Way,” Michelle Williams’ “Say Yes,” Keyshia Cole’s “Enough of No Love,” and Jennifer Hudson’s “Think Like a Man.”

Samuels’ resume boasts additional works with Ella Mai (“Cheapshot”), Teyana Taylor (“Put Your Love On”), Janelle Monae (“Without a Fight”), Mary J. Blige (“Irreversible”), Sevyn Streeter (“I Like It”), Fantasia Barrino (“Lose to Win”), Brandy (“Without You”) and Kelly Rowland (“Put Your Name On It”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Usher is currently recording his upcoming ninth studio collection under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Hard II Love” yields further contributions from Jermaine Dupri, Sean Garrett, Bryan Michael Cox, Rico Love, Sebastian Kole, Danja, Bongo ByTheWay, Verse Simmonds, Akil King, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Harmony Samuels’ works!

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.

Jazmine Sullivan hits the studio with Justin Timberlake

14 Sep

Jazmine Sullivan has teamed up with label mate Justin Timberlake for a new collaboration.

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for an upcoming Timberlake project or Sullivan’s next studio collection.

As a songwriter, Timberlake has penned songs for Keri Hilson (“Slow Dance”), Ciara (“Love Sex Magic”), Beyonce (“Blow”), Rihanna (“Rehab”), Madonna (“Devil Wouldn’t Recognize You”), Britney Spears (“What It’s Like to Be Me”), Leona Lewis (“Don’t Let Me Down”) and Esmee Denters (“Love Dealer”).

Timberlake’s latest album “Man of the Woods” – featuring singles “Filthy,” “Supplies” and “Say Something” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Sullivan is expected her fourth album – featuring contributions from James “Malay” Ho – later this year via Sony Music / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Reality Show,” which peaked to number twelve on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Dumb,” “Forever Don’t Last” and “Let it Burn.”

On the songwriting front, Sullivan is responsible for co-writing Mary J. Blige’s “Thick of It,” Christina Milian’s “Say I,” Tamia’s “Still Love You,” Monica’s “Everything to Me,” Faith Evans’ “He Is,” Candice Glover’s “Cried,” Jessica Sanchez’s “Drive By,” and Jennifer Hudson’s “I’m His Only Woman.”

Watch the music video for “Bust Your Windows” 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.

H.E.R. releases new project “I Used to Know Her: The Prelude”

3 Aug

American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, known professionally as H.E.R., has released her new project online.

“I Used to Know Her: The Prelude” – featuring six new songs including “Against Me,” “Feel a Way,” “Could’ve Been” and “As I Am” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Album contributors include David “Swagg R’celious” Harris, Tiara Thomas, Jeff “Gitty” Gitelman, Hue “SoundzFire” Strother, Carl “Cardiak” McCormick, Dernst “D’Mile” Emile, and Ronald “Flippa” Colson.

Stream “I Used to Know Her: The Prelude” below.