Tag Archives: RCA Records

Mark Ronson confirms details for new album “Late Night Feelings”

13 Apr

Mark Ronson has confirmed the details for his upcoming fifth album.

The British record producer and songwriter has christened his next studio collection “Late Night Feelings” and will release it on June 21 via RCA Records.

Lead promotional single “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart” – featuring Miley Cyrus – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Uptown Special” delivers additional guest appearances Alicia Keys (“Truth”), Diana Gordon (“Why Hide”), Yebba (“Don’t Leave Me Lonely”), Camila Cabello (“Find U Again”), Lykke Li (“2 Am”), Ilsey (“Spinning”), Angel Olson (“True Blue”) and King Princess (“Pieces of Us”).

Throughout his career, Ronson has also helmed songs for artists including Nikka Costa (“Like a Feather”), Lamya (“I Get Cravings”), Sean Paul (“International Affair”), Estelle (“Magnificent”), Christina Aguilera (“Slow Down Baby”), Amy Winehouse (“You Know I’m No Good”) and Adele (“Cold Shoulder”).

Stream the audio clip for “Late Night Feelings” below.

Alicia Keys reunites with Raphael Saadiq for new collaboration

12 Apr

Alicia Keys has reunited with Raphael Saadiq for a new collaboration.

The American singer, songwriter and record producer (born Charles Ray Wiggins) previously teamed up with Keys on the John Mayer-featuring “Lesson Learned,” taken from the artist’s chart topping album, “As I Am.”

Saadiq’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Erykah Badu (“Love of My Life”), Mary J. Blige (“So Lady”), Teedra Moses (“Take Me”), John Legend (“Wrap Me Up in Your Love”), Mashonda (“Ask of You”), Kelly Price (“So Sweet”) and Jill Scott (“Summer Spring Feeling”).

Keys’ current promotional single “Raise a Man” – which was co-written by Terius “The-Dream” Nash and co-produced by Larrance “Rance” Dopson – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming eighth album reportedly delivers further contributions from Emeli Sande, Mark Ronson, St. Vincent, Pierre Medor, Linda Perry, Jeremiah Bethea, Asia Whiteacre, Tricky Stewart, Stacy Barthe, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, DaHeala, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Wyatt, and Emile Haynie.

Stream the audio clip for “Love That Girl” below.

Khalid liberates sophomore album “Free Spirit”

5 Apr

American singer/songwriter Khalid Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has liberated his sophomore studio collection online.

“Free Spirit” – featuring singles “My Bad,” “Better,” “Tallk” and “Don’t Pretend” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Digi, Scribz Riley, Kurtis “K9” McKenzie, Stargate, John Hill, Emily Warren, Al Shux, D’Mile, Sarah Aarons, Hit-Boy, Disclosure, Murda Beatz, Doc McKinney, Charlie Handsome, DJ Dahi, and Sam Romans.

See the tracklisting for “Free Spirit” below.

(1) Intro / (2) Bad Luck / (3) My Bad / (4) Better / (5) Talk / (6) Right Back / (7) Don’t Pretend (featuring Safe) / (8) Paradise / (9) Hundred / (10) Outta My Head (with John Mayer) / (11) Free Spirit / (12) Twenty One / (13) Bluffin / (14) Self / (15) Alive / (16) Heaven / (17) Saturday Nights

 

Khalid drafts Sam Romans, Hit-Boy for new promotional single “Self”

28 Mar

American singer/songwriter Khalid Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has liberated his new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Sam Romans (known by his stage name RØMANS), whose other credits include Craig David’s “Heartline,” Mary J. Blige’s “Doubt,” Demi Lovato’s “Sober,” Justine Skye’s “Don’t Think About It,” AlunaGeorge’s “I’m in Control,” and Lewis Capaldi’s “Someone You Loved.”

Production duties on “Self” were handled by Hit-Boy (born Chauncey Hollis), who is also responsible for Beyonce’s “Bow Down,” Kelly Rowland’s “Lay it On Me,” Mary J. Blige’s “Stronger,” Rihanna’s “Watch n’ Learn,” Nicki Minaj’s “Feeling Myself,” Mariah Carey’s “Thirsty,” and Tinashe’s “Joyride.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Khalid’s sophomore studio collection “Free Spirit” – featuring previous singles “My Bad,” “Better,” “Talk” and “Saturday Nights” – will arrive on April 5th via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2017’s “American Teen” yields additional contributions from Stargate (Normani), Charlie Handsome (Sevyn Streeter), Jamil “Digi” Chammas (Arlissa), Denis Kosiak (Martin Garrix), Scribz Riley (Tove Lo), D’Mile (Lucky Daye), Kurtis “K9” McKenzie (Lauren Jauregui) and Al Shux (Elle Varner).

Stream the audio clip for “Self” below.

Usher reunites with Ryan Toby for new collaboration

27 Mar

American singer/songwriter Usher Raymond, known professionally as Usher, has reunited with fellow recording artist Ryan Toby for a new collaboration.

Toby previously co-wrote Usher’s “Caught Up,” “Superstar,” “Follow Me,” (produced by Dre & Vidal), “What’s Your Name” (produced by will.i.am), “Revolver” (produced by Prettiboifresh), “Tell Me” (produced by Geniuz League & Tre Drumz), taken from the albums “Confessions” (2004), “Here I Stand” (2008) and “Hard II Love” (2016),  respectively.

Toby’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Claudette Ortiz (“Handcuffs”), Amerie (“Just Like Me”), Will Smith (“Miami”), Mary J. Blige (“Can’t Hide from Love”), Ginuwine (“Glaze in My Eye”), Jill Scott (“The Real Thing”), Chris Brown (“Hold Up”), Pia Mia (“We Should Be Together”), Justin Bieber (“All Bad”) and Fifth Harmony (“Sauced Up”).

Meanwhile, Usher is expected to release his upcoming ninth album and follow-up to 2016’s “Hard II Love” later this year via RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions and productions from  Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Sean Garrett, Danja, Rico Love, Sebastian Kole, Verse Simmonds, Akil King, Stacy Barthe, Ghoss, Harmony Samuels, Uforo Ebong, Mike Sabath, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “Denial” below.

Khalid delivers new promotional single “My Bad”

8 Mar

American singer/songwriter Khalid Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has delivered his new promotional single online.

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

Production duties on “My Bad” were handled by Dernst “D’Mile” Emile, whose credits include The Carters (“Boss”), H.E.R. (“I’m Not Okay”), Lucky Daye (“Karma”), Ruth B (“Slow Fade”), Eric Bellinger (“Innocent”), Denice Stone (“Wildflower”) and Victoria Monet (“New Love”).

Khalid’s upcoming sophomore studio collection “Free Spirit” – featuring previous singles “Better,” “Talk” and “Saturday Nights” – will arrive on April 5th via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2017’s “American Teen” yields additional contributions from Stargate (Normani), Charlie Handsome (Sevyn Streeter), Jamil “Digi” Chammas (Arlissa), Denis Kosiak (Martin Garrix), Scribz Riley (Tove Lo), and Kurtis “K9” McKenzie (Lauren Jauregui).

Stream the audio clip for “My Bad” below.

Usher hits the studio with Stacy Barthe for new collaboration

5 Mar

Usher has teamed up with fellow recording artist Stacy Barthe for a new collaboration.

Barthe’s songwriting resume boasts works with Alicia Keys (“Limitedless”), Teyana Taylor (“Outta My League”), Marsha Ambrosius (“So Good”), Bridget Kelly (“Carry My Cross”), Melanie Fiona (“Like I Love You”), Lauriana Mae (“Marvelous”) and Ciara (“Flaws and All”).

Her debut album “Becoming” – featuring productions from Malay, Benny Cassette, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Usher is expected to release his upcoming ninth album and follow-up to 2016’s “Hard II Love” later this year via RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional alliances with Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Sean Garrett, Danja, Rico Love, Sebastian Kole, Verse Simmonds, Akil King, Ghoss, Harmony Samuels, Uforo Ebong, Mike Sabath, and Sons of Sonix.

Watch the music video for “Hell Yeah” below.