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Zak Abel drafts Wayne Hector, Steve Mac for “Love Song”

26 Mar

British singer/songwriter Zak Zilesnick, professionally known as Zak Abel, has christened “Love Song” as his next promotional cut and will release it on March 30 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written with Wayne Hector and Steve Mac, who are also responsible for Jess Glynne’s “Take Me Home,” Anne-Marie’s “Alarm,” Birdy’s “Hear You Calling,” Toni Braxton’s “Woman,” Kate Winslet’s “What If,” Cover Drive’s “Sparks,” and Rixton’s “Me and My Broken Heart.”

Abel’s debut studio collection, 2017’s “Only When We’re Naked,” spawned contributions from Francis “Eg” White (“Deserve to Be Loved”), Cass Lowe (“The River”), Fred Cox (“Broken”) and Jonny Lattimer (“Rock Bottom”).

On the songwriting front, Abel co-pennede “I’ll Be Gentle” for Paloma Faith alongside Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of UK songwriting/production team TMS.

The “Say Sometihng” star also recorded new music with songwriters/producers and fellow recording artists including Ray BLK, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Fred Ball, SG Lewis, Philip Plested, Nile Rodgers, and Rebecca Ferguson.

Watch the music video for “Unstable” below.

Rebecca Ferguson releases new album “Superwoman”

14 Oct

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Rebecca Ferguson has released her fourth studio collection online.

“Superwoman” – featuring lead single “Bones” – is now available for download via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Lady Sings the Blues” was entirely produced by Troy Miller, who also worked with the likes of Mark Ronson, Laura Mvula, James Newman, Gregory Porter, and CeeLo Green.

Other musicians backing Ferguson on “Superwoman” are Jonny Lattimer (Ellie Goulding), Francis “Eg” White (James Morrison), Bradford Ellis (Leona Lewis), Jake Gosling (Ed Sheeran), Chris Leonard (Shawn Mendes) and Matt Prime (Charlie Puth).

On the songwriting front, Ferguson has teamed up with Negin Djafari (Fifth Harmony), Chiara Hunter (Fleur East), Diana Gordon (Rita Ora), Jennifer Decilveo (Madison Beer) and Isabella “Isa Machine” Summers (Katharine McPhee).

Stream “Superwoman” below.

Rebecca Ferguson announces details for new album “Superwoman”

2 Sep

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Rebecca Ferguson has announced the details for her upcoming fourth album.

The British singer-songwriter christened her next studio collection “Superwoman” and will release it on October 14 via Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music in partnership with RCA Records.

Lead single “Bones” – which was penned and initially recorded by New Zealand artist Ginny Blackmore – is now available for download via iTunes.

For the follow-up to 2015’s “Lady Sings the Blues,” Ferguson has teamed up with Troy Miller (Mark Ronson, Amy Winehouse), Jonny Lattimer (Ellie Goulding, Izzy Bizu), and Francis “Eg” White (Adele, Sam Smith).

“Superwoman” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jake Gosling (Shania Twain, Ed Sheeran), Chris Leonard (Shawn Mendes, Ella Henderson), Bradford Ellis (Anne-Marie, Fleur East), and Negin Djafari (Fifth Harmony, KStewart).

Peep the tracklisting for “Superwoman” below.

(01) Bones / (02) Mistress / (03) Hold Me / (04) Superwoman / (05) Stars / (06) The Way You’re Looking at Her / (07) Pay For It / (08) Oceans / (09) Don’t Want You Back / (10) Without a Woman / (11) Waiting for Me / (12) I’ll Meet You There

Rebecca Ferguson hits the studio with Bradford Ellis

31 Jan

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Rebecca Ferguson has recorded new music with Bradford Ellis.

The British hitmaker recently co-wrote “Light My Way Home” for fellow musician Etherwood along with singer/songwriter Eva Lazarus. The track debuted at number forty-seven on the UK Singles Chart.

Ellis also wrote and / or produced songs for Anne-Marie (“Karate”), Slo (“Shut Out of Paradise”), Ella Henderson (“Billie Holiday”), Leona Lewis (“One More Sleep”), Wilkinson (“Afterglow”), and Little Mix (“These Four Walls”).

Meanwhile, Ferguson is scheduled to release her fourth studio collection later this year through Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled album delivers additional alliances with Jake Gosling (Christina Perri, Tori Kelly), Chris Leonard (Nina Nesbitt, Ed Sheeran), Negin Djafari (Fifth Harmony, Karen Harding), and Jonny Lattimer (Foxes, Ellie Goulding).

Watch the music video for “Teach Me How To Be Loved” below.

Rebecca Ferguson reunites with Jonny Lattimer for new album

17 Dec

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Rebecca Ferguson has reunited with Jonny Lattimer for her fourth album.

“In the studio! Song with @jonnylattimer is sounding lovely,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Twitter on Thursday (December 17, 2015).

Lattimer previously teamed up with Ferguson on hit single “Backtrack,” taken from the artist’s debut album “Heaven.” The track peaked to number fifteen on the UK Singles Chart.

His other songwriter and / or production credits include Kwabs’ “Walk” [Atlantic], Anne-Marie’s “Boy” [Major Tom’s], Sinead Harnett’s “High Wire” [Virgin EMI], and Ellie Goulding’s “Figure 8” [Polydor].

Meanwhile, Ferguson is scheduled to release her forthcoming studio collection next year through Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Freedom” features further productions and songwriting contributions from Jake Gosling (Ed Sheeran, Christina Perri) and Chris Leonard (Ella Henderson, Nina Nesbitt).

Watch the music video for “Backtrack” below.

Rebecca Ferguson drafts Jake Gosling, Chris Leonard for new album

3 Dec

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British singer/songwriter Rebecca Ferguson has drafted Jake Gosling and Chris Leonard for her upcoming album.

The songwriting and production duo are responsible for Hilary Duff’s “Tattoo” [RCA Records], Jake Isaac’s “I’m a Man” [Rocket Records] and James Bay’s “Incomplete” [Republic Records].

Gosling and Leonard’s collective resume includes further works with Ella Henderson [Syco Music], Ed Sheeran [Asylum Records], Nina Nesbitt [Island Records] and Christina Perri [Atlantic Records].

Meanwhile, Ferguson is scheduled to release her forthcoming fourth studio collection next year through Syco Music.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Lady Sings the Blues,” which debuted at number seven on the UK Albums Chart.

Watch the music video for “I Hope” below.

Fleur East signs record deal with Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music

13 Jan

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Fleur East has signed a record deal with Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music and will release her first studio collection later this year.

The Sony Music Entertainment imprint is also home to artists including Little Mix, Olly Murs, Rebecca Ferguson, Tamera Foster, and Ella Henderson.

East previously teamed with DJ Fresh on the track “Turn it Up,” taken from the British record producer’s 2012 album “Next Levelism.” That album peaked to number fourteen on the UK Albums Chart.

She was also the runner-up of the 11th series of The X Factor in 2014. She became the 1st contestant to reach number one on the UK iTunes Chart during the competition with her rendition of Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk.”

Watch Fleur East’s performance of “Uptown Funk” below.

Rita Ora works with Jarrad Rogers for new album

24 Dec

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British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has worked with Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers on songs for her upcoming sophomore album.

The Australian hitmaker recently co-wrote and produced “Doing It” for Charli XCX along with Ariel Rechtshaid, Noonie Bao and Matthew Burns. The tracks appears on the artist’s second studio collection, “Sucker,” out now via iTunes.

He is also responsible for Ella Eyre’s “If I Go” [Virgin EMI Records], Rebecca Fergusson’s “I Hope” [Syco Music], Icona Pop’s “In the Stars” [Big Beat Records] and Neon Jungle’s “So Alive” [RCA Records].

Meanwhile, the “Grateful” star will release her next studio collection in early 2015 via Roc Nation and Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2012’s “ORA,” which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and spawned four hit singles in the shape of “R.I.P.,” “How We Do (Party),” “Shine Ya Light” and “Radioactive.”

In addition to Rogers, the highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further contributions from Diplo, Priscilla Renea, Tommy Brown, Victoria Monet, DJ Mustard, Camille Purcell, Devonte Hynes, and Chantal Kreviazuk.

Watch the music video for “I Will Never Let You Down” below.

Tamera Foster drafts Chelcee Grimes, Future Cut for debut album

22 Aug

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British singer/songwriter Tamera Foster has drafted Chelcee Grimes and Future Cut for her upcoming debut album.

Chelcee Grimes is responsible for co-writing Tori Kelly’s “Generation” [Capitol Records], Kylie Minogue’s “Million Miles” [Parlophone Records] and The Saturdays’ “Walking Through the Desert” [Polydor Records].

Meanwhile, Darren Lewis and Tunde Babalola of Future Cut are known for producing hit singles “Please Don’t Let Me Go” by Olly Murs [Epic Records] and “Black Heart” by Stooshe [Warner Bros. Records].

Foster is expected to release her debut album later this year via Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment.

The still-untitled project will yield further contributions from Mr. Hudson (Rebecca Ferguson, Kanye West), Janee Bennett (Jess Glynne, Melissa Steel) and Al-Hakam “Komi” El-Kaubaisy (Conor Maynard, Sam Smith).

Watch Tamera Foster’s rendition of Shontelle’s “Impossible” below.

Liam Bailey reveals credits for debut album “Definitely Now”

15 Aug

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Liam Bailey has revealed the songwriting credits for his upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Definitely Now” on August 19 via Sony Music Entertainment / Masterworks / Flying Buddha Records.

Lead single “On My Mind” – written by Bailey along with Thomas Brenneck, Leon Michels, Nick Movoshon and Jeff Silverman – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

As previously reported, “Definitely Now” is executively produced by Salaam Remi, who also worked on the next projects by Jennifer Hudson [RCA Records], Ella Henderson [Syco Music] and Jazmine Sullivan [RCA Records].

The highly-anticipated LP yields further productions and songwriting contributions from Fraser T. Smith (Ella Eyre, Rebecca Ferguson), Zane Lowe (Sam Smith, Tinie Tempah) and Jonathan Shorten (Gabrielle, Joss Stone).

Peep the tracklisting and songwriting credits for “Definitely Now” below.

“On My Mind”
Written By: (Liam Bailey / Thomas Brenneck / Leon Michels / Nick Movoshon / Jeff Silverman).

“Breaking”
Written: (Liam Bailey).

“Fool Boy”
Written By: (Liam Bailey / Fraser T. Smith).

“Black Moon”
Written By: (Liam Bailey / Ben Kumar / Leon Michels).

“Villain”
Written By: (Liam Bailey / Salaam Remi).

“Autumn Leaves”
Written By: (Liam Bailey / Adam Coney / Jon Thorne).

“So…? Maybe Love”
Written By: (Liam Bailey / Bassy Bob Brockman / Sharief Hobley).

“Battle Hymn of Central London”
Written By: (Liam Bailey / Sam Genders).

“So, Down Cold”
Written By: (Liam Bailey / Tom Danvers).

“Crazy Situation”
Written By: (Liam Bailey).

“Summer Rain”
Written By: (Liam Bailey / Sam Genders).

“Sail with Ease”
Written By: (Liam Bailey / Naville Malcome / Jonathan Shorten / Richie Stevens).

“Stun Me”
Written By: (Liam Bailey / Sam Genders).

“Walking Out”
Written By: (Liam Bailey / Zane Lowe).