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Emeli Sande announces details for new single “Hurts”

5 Sep

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Emeli Sande has announced the details for her new single.

The Scottish singer-songwriter christened “Hurts” as the first promotional cut from her sophomore album and will release it in September 16 via iTunes.

Production duties on “Hurts” were collectively handled by regular collaborators Mac & Phil (Ava Lily, Tamera Foster) and Mojam (Sam Smith, Jess Glynne).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande’s second album is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Capitol Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Naughty Boy, Chris Loco, Shakil Ashraf, Wayne Hector, Rodney Jerkins, Supa Dups, Jerry Duplessis, Wyclef Jean, Di Genius, Jim Eliot, Crada, Tre Jean-Marie, Mike Spencer, Jonny Coffer, Syience, and TMS.

Sande’s debut studio collection, 2012’s “Our Version of Events”, debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and delivered international hit singles including “Heaven,” “Next to Me,” “Clown” and “My Kind of Love.”

On the songwriting front, Sande co-penned tracks for Tanika Bailey (“Runaway”), Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), David Guetta (“What I Did for Love”), Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), and Gorgon City (“Imagination”).

Watch the music video for “Next to Me” below.

Emeli Sande announces details for new single “Intermission”

26 Aug

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Emeli Sande has announced the details for her new single.

The Scottish singer-songwriter christened “Intermission” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore studio collection and will release it in September via iTunes.

Production duties on “Intermission” were handled by Shakil “Shakaveli” Ashraf, who also worked with the likes of Naughty Boy (“Pardon Me”), James Arthur (“Flyin”), Mary J. Blige (“Pick Me Up”), and Krept & Konan (“Messages”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande’s second album is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Capitol Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Naughty Boy, Chris Loco, Wayne Hector, Rodney Jerkins, Supa Dups, Jerry Duplessis, Wyclef Jean, Di Genius, Jim Eliot, Crada, Tre Jean-Marie, Mike Spencer, Jonny Coffer, Mojam, Syience, and TMS.

Sande’s debut studio collection, 2012’s “Our Version of Events”, debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and delivered international hit singles including “Heaven,” “Next to Me,” “Clown” and “My Kind of Love.”

On the songwriting front, Sande co-penned tracks for Tanika Bailey (“Runaway”), Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), David Guetta (“What I Did for Love”), Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), and Gorgon City (“Imagination”).

Watch the music video for “My Kind of Love” below.

Emeli Sande hints at new collaboration with Wyclef Jean

18 Feb

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Emeli Sande has hinted at a new collaboration with Wyclef Jean.

“WYCLEF HERO JEAN,” the Scottish singer-songwriter posted to her Instagram account on Wednesday (February 17, 2016).

Along with regular collaborator Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Jean co-wrote and produced songs for Whitney Houston (“My Love is Your Love”), Shakira (“Hips Don’t Lie”), Estelle (“Thank You”), and Samantha Jade (“Step Up”).

His extensive resume includes further works with Carlos Santana (“Maria Maria”), T.I. (“You Know What It Is”), R. Kelly (“Ghetto Religion”), Mya (“Pussycats”), Cris Cab (“Ticket”) and Major Lazer (“Reach for the Stars”).

Meanwhile, Sande will release the follow-up to 2012’s “Our Version of Events” later this year through Capitol Records (US) and Virgin EMI Records (UK).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts contributions from Mac & Phil, Jonny Coffer, Rodney Jerkins, Mojam, Supa Dups, Di-Genius, TMS, Chris Loco, Wayne Hector, Jim Eliot, Syience, and Mike Spencer.

As a songwriter, Sande recently co-penned cuts for Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), Mary J. Blige (“Whole Damn Year”), The Veronicas (“Always”), and Gorgon City (“Imagination”).

In addition to launching her own management company, “Jupiter Management,” in partnership with Roc Nation, she also contributed to the next projects by Alicia Keys [RCA], Raye [Polydor Records], and Naughty Boy [Virgin EMI].

Watch the music video for “Sweetest Girl (Dollar Bill)” below.

Emeli Sande hits the studio with Supa Dups, Di Genius

1 Sep

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Emeli Sande has recorded new material with Supa Dups and Di Genius.

“In the studio with @SupaDups & @EmeliSande” Di Genius posted to his Twitter profile on Tuesday (September 01, 2015).

The Jamaican record producer and songwriter – born Stephen McGregor – is known for his works with Lianne La Havas (“Midnight”), Nelly Furtado (“Don’t Leave Me”) and Katy B (“Little Red Light”) and Mali Music (“One”).

Meanwhile, Supa Dups’ songwriting and production resume includes works for Melanie Fiona (“Like I Love You”), Bruno Mars (“Liquor Store Blues”), Estelle (“Come Over”) and Cover Drive (“Can’t Live in a World”).

Collectively, Supa Dups and Di Genius have contributed to the next projects by Pia Mia [Interscope Records], Krishane [Atlantic Records], Cris Cab [Island Records], Tanika [Virgin EMI Records] and Melissa Steel [Atlantic Records].

Sande, on the other hand, is scheduled to release her second studio collection later this year through Capitol Records (US) and Virgin EMI Records (UK).

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further contributions from Naughty Boy, Mojam, Rodney Jerkins, Chris Loco, Syience, Jim Eliot, TMS, Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Mac & Phil, and Jonathan “Jonny” Coffer.

Sande’s debut album, 2012’s “Our Version of Events”, debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and delivered international hit singles including “Heaven,” “Next to Me,” “Clown” and “My Kind of Love.”

Watch the music video for “Beneath Your Beautiful” below.

Emeli Sande reunites with TMS for sophomore album

21 Apr

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Emeli Sande has reunited with TMS for her upcoming sophomore album.

“Studio with @TMSLDN today! Album sounding sweet … I’m so excited to share these dreams, stories and adventures with you!” the Scottish singer/songwriter posted to her Twitter account on Tuesday (April 21, 2015).

TMS – consisting of members Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes – previously co-wrote “Read All About (Pt. III)” for Sande. The track peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart.

The songwriting and production team are also responsible for Sinead Harnett’s “She Ain’t Me” [Virgin EMI Records], Madison Beer’s “Melodies” [Island Records] and Sigma’s “Higher” f/ Labrinth [3 Beat Records].

Meanwhile, Sande’s sophomore album is scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets later this year under Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Our Version of Events” yields additional alliances with Naughty Boy, Chris Loco, Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Rodney Jerkins, Jim Eliot, Mojam, Jonny Coffer and Reginald “Syience” Perry.

On the songwriting front, Sande has contributed to the next projects by Jess Glynne [Atlantic Records], Alicia Keys [RCA Records] and Rihanna [Westbury Road Entertainment / Roc Nation Records].

In related news, fans of TMS’ production work should look out for the upcoming albums by Years and Years [Polydor Records], Leona Lewis [Island Records], Becky Hill [Parlophone Records] and Ella Henderson [Syco Music].

Watch the music video for “Heaven” below.

Emeli Sande recruits Rodney Jerkins for new album

1 Mar

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Emeli Sande has recruited Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins for her second album.

“Up in the Valley starting fires with @RodneyJerkins #Album2” the Scottish singer/songwriter tweeted on Saturday (February 28, 2015).

Jerkins previously worked with artists such as Whitney Houston (“It’s Not Right, But It’s Okay”), Mariah Carey (“You’re Mine”), Toni Braxton (“He Wasn’t Man Enough”), Mary J. Blige (“Therapy”) and Janet Jackson (“Make Me”).

His extensive resume also includes works for Rihanna [SRP Records], Ariana Grande [Republic Records], Leona Lewis [Island Records], Britney Spears [RCA Records], Tori Kelly [Capitol Records] and Sam Smith [Capitol Records].

Meanwhile, Sande is confirmed to release her next studio collection later this year via Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Capitol Records (US).

The still-untitled project includes further productions from Naughty Boy (Gabrielle, Ed Sheeran), Chris Loco (Kwabs, Rita Ora), Jerry Duplessis (Sevyn, Melanie Fiona) and Reginald “Syience” Perry (Beyonce, John Legend).

Sande’s debut album, 2012’s “Our Version of Events,” debuted at number 1 on the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number 28 on the US Albums Chart. That collection also spawned hit singles including “Heaven” and “Next to Me.”

Watch the music video for “Clown” below.

Chris Loco debuts new Emeli Sande collaboration

16 Feb

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Chris Loco has debuted a new collaboration with Emeli Sande online.

The British record producer and songwriter posted the audio clip for “Moon (Freestyle)” to his official SoundCloud page on Monday (February 16, 2015).

Loco previously teamed with Sande on the track “Easier in Bed,” taken from the artist’s debut album “Our Version of Events.”

The duo also collaborated on songs for other artists including Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Wiley (“My Heart”) and The Veronicas (“Always”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande will release her second studio collection later this year via Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Capitol Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts collaborations with Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan, Jonathan “Jonny” Coffer, Mojam (Mustafa Omer & James Murray), Jim Eliot, Reginald “Syience” Perry, and Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis.

On the songwriting front, Sande has confirmed placements on the next albums by Rihanna [SRP Records] and Alicia Keys [RCA Records].

Meanwhile, Loco has contributed to the upcoming projects by Laura Welsh, Say Lou Lou, Ella Eyre, Kwabs, Raleigh Ritchie, Bipolar Sunshine, Melissa Steele, Sinead Harnett, Raye, Maverick Sabre, Becky Hill, and Etta Bond.

Listen to “Moon (Freestyle)” below.

Emeli Sande hits the studio with Jerry Duplessis

11 Feb

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Emeli Sande has recorded new material with Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis.

“Ce soir. Jerry Wonder is an alien. Just too much,” she posted to her official Instagram page on Tuesday (February 10, 2015).

It is yet to be known whether the session is intended for another artist or Sande’s upcoming sophomore album.

Duplessis recently produced “God I Get It” for K. Michelle. The track appears on the artist’s latest album, “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Atlantic Records.

His extensive resume also includes works for Jennifer Hudson (“Say It”), Mali Music (“Beautiful”), Tank (“Thanking You”), Estelle (“Thank You”), Mary J. Blige (“Don’t Mind”), Keri Hilson (“All the Boys”) and Miguel (“Do You…”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande’s second studio collection will be released later this year via Capitol Records (US) and Virgin EMI Records (UK).

The follow-up to 2012’s “Our Version of Events” will feature alliances with Naughty Boy (MNEK, Tinie Tempah), Chris Loco (Kwabs, Raleigh Ritchie), Jonny Coffer (Gorgon City, Sam Smith) and Syience (Delilah, Alice Smith).

On the songwriting front, Sande has contributed to the next projects by Rihanna [SRP Records] and Alicia Keys [RCA Records]. She also provided guest vocals on French record producer David Guetta’s latest single “What I Did for Love.”

Watch the music video for “Heaven” below.

Jim Eliot hints at new collaboration with Emeli Sande

3 Jan

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Jim Eliot has hinted at a new collaboration with Emeli Sande.

“Here goes 2015 with @emelisande in the studio” the British record producer and songwriter tweeted on Saturday (January 3, 2015).

Eliot is known co-writing and producing Kylie Minogue’s “All the Lovers” [Parlophone Records], Olly Murs’ “Heart Skips a Beat” [Epic Records] and Ellie Goulding’s “Anything Could Happen” [Polydor Records].

His resume also includes works for Leona Lewis [Island Records], Maiday [Interscope Records], Christina Perri [Atlantic Records], Mikky Ekko [RCA Records] and Jetta [Polydor Records].

Meanwhile, Sande is currently working on her upcoming sophomore studio album under Capitol Records [US] and Virgin EMI Records [UK].

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Our Version of Events,” which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart.

For the hotly-anticipated LP, Sande has teamed with Naughty Boy (Miguel, Elle Varner), Chris Loco (Ella Eyre, Becky Hill), Jonny Coffer (Sam Smith, Gorgon City), Syience (Beyonce, Melanie Fiona) and Mojam (Sinead Harnett, Jess Glynne).

Listen to “Easier in Bed” below.

Polly A. announces new project “Ghetto Gold Dream”

24 Dec

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Polly A. has announced the title for her upcoming project.

The singer/songwriter – real name name Meleni Smith – christened her next collection of songs “Ghetto Gold Dreams” and will release it early next year.

“Ghetto Gold Dreams” serves as the follow-up to “Distorted Fairy Tales,” which features the Matrax-produced / Frankie Storm-assisted single “Nature.”

As a songwriter, Polly A. penned songs for Alicia Keys (“Love is My Disease”), Natasha Bedingfield (“Happy”), Selena Gomez (“Bang Bang Bang”), Angel Haze (“No Bueno”), J. Cole (“Crooked Smile”) and Kat Dahlia (“Mirror”).

Her resume also includes works with hitmakers Stargate (Rihanna, Katy Perry), Toby Gad (Madonna, John Legend), Salaam Remi (Usher, Jordin Sparks), Boi-1da (Tinashe, Kelly Rowland) and Syience (Beyonce, Emeli Sande).

Watch the music video for “Nature” below.