Tag Archives: RCA Records

Usher teams up with Nasri Atweh for new collaboration

23 Jun

American singer, songwriter, and actor Usher has teamed up with Nasri Atweh of Magic! for a new collaboration.

Nasri recently co-wrote “Never Break” for John Legend alongside Greg Wells and Mr. Hudson. The track appears on Legend’s latest studio collection, “Bigger Love,” out now via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

Nasri’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Justin Bieber (“Changes”), Halsey (“Not Afraid Anymore”), Chris Brown (“Don’t Judge Me”), Tinashe (“Flame”), Sabrina Claudio (“Don’t Let Me Down”), Shakira (“Cut Me Deep”) and Chloe x Halle (“Don’t Make It Harder on Me”).

Meanwhile, Usher’s latest single “California” – which was co-written by Ester Dean and produced by Mel & Mus (aka Melvin Hough and Rivelino Wouter) – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Usher’s upcoming ninth album reportedly features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, JHart, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “California” below.

Alicia Keys reunites with Sebastian Kole for new single “Perfect Way to Die”

19 Jun

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Alicia Keys has released her new single online.

“Perfect Way to Die” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and co-produced by Sebastian Kole, who previously teamed up with the artist on the Rob Knox-assisted “Time Machine.”

Keys’ upcoming seventh studio album “Alicia” – featuring previous singles “Show Me Love,” “Underdog” and “Good Job” – is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional contributions from Swizz Beatz, The-Dream, Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Lewis Sky, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, Jimmy Napes, Ed Sheeran, Jonny Coffer, Amy Wadge, Foy Vance, Avenue Beatz, and Hit-Boy.

Stream the audio clip for “Perfect Way to Die” below.

Lila Ike confirms details for debut project “The Experience”

1 May

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Lila Ike has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut project under In.Digg.Nation Collective / Six Course Music / RCA Records.

“I’ve been carrying this bundle of joy in my heart ❤️ for some time now and it’s finally time for me to share it with all of you. My very first project “The ExPerience”, (my baby). This project consists of 7 songs and on the 15th of May you guys can all hear it! I am so thankful for everyone who helped to make this a reality,” the Jamaican singer/songwriter posted to Instagram.

Current promotional single “I Spy” – which was produced by Andron “Izy Beats” Cross – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal, Spotify, Amazon Music and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “I Spy” below.

Alicia Keys delivers new single “Good Job”

23 Apr

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Alicia Keys has delivered her new single online.

“Good Job” – which is dedicated to the everyday heroes of the coronavirus pandemic and will be used as part of the new CNN “Heroes” campaign – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was written by Keys alongside fellow recording artist Terius “The-King” Nash – who also had a hand in her 2019 single “Raise a Man” – and regular collaborator Kaseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean.

Alicia’s upcoming seventh studio album “ALICIA” – featuring previous singles “Underdog,” “Time Machine” and “Show Me Love” – has reportedly been pushed back and will be released on 06 January 2021 via RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah “Lewis Sky” Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, Jimmy Napes, and Hit-Boy.

Stream the audio clip for “Good Job” below.

Lila Ike teams up with IzyBeats for new single “I Spy”

18 Apr

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Jamaican singer/songwriter Lila Ike has released her new single online.

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

The track was co-written and produced by UMPG signee IzyBeats (real name Andron Cross), whose other credits include Koffee’s “Toast,” Jorja Smith’s “Be Honest” and Alicia Keys’ “Underdogs (Remix).”

As mentioned in various media outlets, Ike’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via In.Digg.Nation Collective / Six Course Music / RCA Records.

Watch the music video for “I Spy” below.

Little Mix return with new single “Break Up Song”

27 Mar

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Little Mix have returned with their new single online.

“Break Up Song” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by group members Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock alongside Kamille and Goldfingers (aka Frank Nobel and Linus Nordstrom), who previously teamed up with Little Mix on “Think About Us” (featuring Ty Dolla Sign) and “Monster in Me.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Little Mix’s upcoming sixth studio album (and follow-up to 2018’s “LM5”) is scheduled to arrive later this year via RCA Records (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional contributions from Supa Dups, Maegan Cottone, Cass Lowe, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Sean Douglas, Tayla Parx, Oak Felder, Georgia Ku, and Boy Matthews, and Raphaella.

Stream the audio clip for “Break Up Song” below.

Little Mix announce details for new single “Break Up Song”

25 Mar

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Little Mix have announced the details for their new single.

The British quartet christened “Break Up Song” as their next promotional cut and will release it on March 27th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Spotify, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Break Up Song” was written by group members Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock alongside regular collaborators Camille “Kamille” Purcell and Goldfingers (aka Frank Nobel and Linus Nordstrom).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Little Mix’s upcoming sixth studio album (and follow-up to 2018’s “LM5”) is scheduled to arrive later this year via RCA Records (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional contributions from Supa Dups, Maegan Cottone, Cass Lowe, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Sean Douglas, Tayla Parx, Oak Felder, Georgia Ku, and Boy Matthews, and Raphaella.

Watch the music video for “Think About Us” below.

Alicia Keys pushes back release date for new album

8 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Alicia Keys has pushed back the release date for her upcoming seventh studio album “ALICIA” (Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records) from March 20 to May 15.

Her latest single “Underdog” – which was co-written by Ed Sheeran alongside Johnny McDaid, Amy Wadge, Jonny Coffer, and Foy Vance – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, Jimmy Napes, Hit-Boy, P2J, and Izy Beats.

Stream the audio clip for “Show Me Love” below.

 

Alicia Keys records new music with IzyBeats, P2J

22 Feb

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American singer/songwriter Alicia Keys has recorded new music with P2J and Izy Beats alongside Swizz Beatz and Jamaican recording artist Proteje. It is yet to be known whether this session is intended for a future Proteje release or Keys’ upcoming studio album, “ALICIA.”

IzyBeats production credits include Jorja Smith’s “Be Honest” and Koffee’s “Rapture.” The Jamaican-born, Miami based producer has also contributed to the next projects by Kasai, Ne-Yo, and Claudia Valentina.

Meanwhile, P2J is responsible for producing Beyonce’s “Brown Skin Girl,” Doja Cat’s “Addiction,” Jaz Karis’ “Summer Story,” Miraa May’s “Bad Behaviour,” Snoh Aalegra’s “Situationship,” and Justine Skye’s “Secrets.”

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As mentioned in earlier posts, Keys will release her seventh studio album “ALICIA” on March 20 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Her current promotional single “Underdog” – which was co-written by Ed Sheeran alongside Johnny McDaid, Amy Wadge, Jonny Coffer, and Foy Vance – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Jimmy Napes, Arrow Benjamin, and Fred Ball.

Watch the music video for “Underdog” below.

 

Khalid confirms details for new single “Know Your Worth”

24 Jan

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Khalid has confirmed the details for his new single.

The American singer/songwriter dubbed “Know Your Worth” as his next promotional cut and will release it on January 30 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Know Your Worth” was collectively helmed by Jimmy Napes alongside siblings Guy and Howard Lawrence of Disclosure, who have previously worked with Sam Smith (“Latch”), Mary J. Blige (“Right Now”), The Weeknd (“Nocturnal”), Miguel (“Good Intentions”) and Lion Babe (“Hourglass”).

As mentioned in various media outlets, Khalid’s upcoming third studio collection – featuring previous singles “Up All Night” and “Eleven” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2019’s “Free Spirit,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles four singles in the shape of “Better,” “My Bad,” “Talk” and “Right Back.”

Stream the audio clip for “Eleven” below.