Tag Archives: Republic Records

The Weeknd premieres music video for new single “Heartless”

4 Dec

The Weeknd has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The Anton Tammi-directed clip for “Heartless” was posted to the Canadian artist’s Vevo channel on Tuesday (03 December 2019).

The track was written by The Weeknd alongside Andre “Dre Moon” Proctor (Teyana Taylor, Jennifer Lopez), Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese (Alicia Keys, Majid Jordan) and Leland “Metro Boomin” Wayne (Tinashe, Dua Lipa).

As mentioned in various media outlets, The Weeknd’s upcoming, and currently untitled, fourth studio album – featuring next single “Blinding Lights” – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

The highly-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Starboy,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Starboy,” “I Feel It Coming,” “Party Monster” and “Reminder.”

Watch the music video for “Heartless” below.

The Weeknd releases new single “Heartless”

27 Nov

Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer Abel Tesfaye (known professionally as The Weeknd) has released his new single online.

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

The track was written by The Weeknd alongside Andre “Dre Moon” Proctor (Teyana Taylor, Jennifer Lopez), Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese (Alicia Keys, Majid Jordan) and Leland “Metro Boomin” Wayne (Tinashe, Dua Lipa).

As mentioned in various media outlets, The Weeknd’s upcoming, and currently untitled, fourth studio album – featuring next single “Blinding Lights” – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

The highly-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Starboy,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Starboy,” “I Feel It Coming,” “Party Monster” and “Reminder.”

Stream the audio clip for “Heartless” below.

 

Ariana Grande premieres music video for new single “Boyfriend” with Social House

4 Aug

Ariana Grande has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Boyfriend” – featuring Social House – was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (August 02, 2019).

Production duties on “Boyfriend” were collectively handled by Edgar Barrera (Maluma, Prince Royce), Steven Franks (Jennifer Lopez, Big Sean) and Tommy Brown (Pia Mia, Victoria Monet).

Grande’s most recent album, 2018’s “Thank U, Next,” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Thank U, Next,” “7 Rings” and “Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored.”

Watch the music video for “Boyfriend” below.

 

Julia Michaels reveals tracklisting for new project “Inner Monologue Part 2”

27 Jun

American singer/songwriter Julia Carin Cavazos, known professionally as Julia Michaels, has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming project, “Inner Monologue Part 2,” which will arrive on June 28 via Republic Records.

The highly-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to “Inner Monologue Part 1,” which featured productions from Ian Kirkpatrick (“Anxiety”), Frank Dukes (“Into You”), Benjamin Rice (“Deep”) and RKCB (“What a Time”).

On the new collection, Michaels has collaborated with Jesse Shatkin (Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez), Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa, Katy Perry), Louis Bell (Halsey, Post Malone), Justin Tranter (Ariana Grande, Sara Bareilles), Scott Harris (Jason Mraz, Alec Benjamin) and Jorgen Odegard (Pink, Imagine Dragons).

As a songwriter, Michaels’ recent credits include Lady Gaga’s “Heal Me,” James Bay’s “Peer Pressure,” Rita Ora’s “Keep Talking,” Jonas Blue’s “Desperate,” Christina Aguilera’s “Deserve,” Keith Urban’s “Parallel Line,” Anne-Marie’s “2002,” and Janelle Monae’s “Make Me Feel.”

See the tracklisting for “Inner Monologues Part 2” below.

(1) 17 / (2) Falling for Boys / (3) Hurt Again / (4) Work Too Much / (5) Body / (6) Priest / (7) Fucked Up Kinda (featuring Role Model) / (9) Shouldn’t Have Said It

 

Nicki Minaj confirms details for new single “Megatron”

19 Jun

Nicki Minaj has confirmed the details for her new single.

The Trinidadian-born American rapper and singer (real name Onika Tanya Maraj) christened “Megatron” as her next promotional cut and will release it on June 21 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Denisha “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney of Nova Wav, who are also responsible Chloe x Halle’s “Be Yourself,” Monica’s “Commitment,” Tinashe’s “Ooh La La,” Mary J. Blige’s “Thriving,” Saweete’s “Emotional,” and Teyana Taylor’s “Gonna Love Me.”

Production duties on “Megatron” were handled by Andrew “Pop” Wansel, who previously teamed up with Minaj on singles “Your Love” and “Right By My Side” (featuring Chris Brown), taken from the albums “Pink Friday” (2010) and “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded” (2012), respectively.

Minaj’s most recent studio collection, 2018’s “Queen,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Chun-Li,” “Bed” (featuring Ariana Grande), “Barbie Dreams” and “Good Form.”

Watch the music video for “Right By My Side” below.

 

Hailee Steinfeld hits the studio with Fred Ball, Stephen Kozmeniuk

17 Feb

American actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld has drafted producers Fred Ball and Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk for a new collaboration.

Kozmeniuk is responsible for helming Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Lykke Li’s “Deep End,” Grace Carter’s “Heal Me,” Jennifer Hudson’s “Dangerous,” Lights’ “Kicks,” Nicki Minaj’s “Up in Flames,” and Madonna’s “Gang Bang.”

Meanwhile, Ball’s resume boasts works with Rihanna (“Love on the Brain”), Mariah Carey (“One Mo ‘Gen”), Toni Braxton (“Deadwood”), Anne-Marie (“Some People”), Roses Gabor (“Turkish Delight”), Justine Skye (“Heaven”), Zara Larsson (“One Mississipi”) and Jessie Ware (“Slow Me Down”).

Steinfeld’s current promotional single “Back to Life” – which was co-written by Kennedi Lykken and Michael Pollack and produced by Jorgen Odegard – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

For her upcoming project under Republic Records, Steinfeld has also worked with TMS, Jin Jin, Noah Breakfast, Caroline Pennel, Rami Yacoub, Asia Whiteacre, Zach Skelton, Casey Smith, Ryan Tedder, Caroline Ailin, Dayyon Alexander, Whitney Phillips, Farrago, Ali Tamposi, Farrago, and Tayla Parx.

Stream the audio clip for “Back to Life” below.

 

Ariana Grande delivers new album “Thank U, Next”

10 Feb

Ariana Grande has delivered her fifth studio collection online.

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

Current promotional single “Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored” – which samples the Kandi Burruss and Kevin “She’kspere” Briggs-crafted “It Makes Me Ill” (as performed by N’Sync) – was co-written by regular collaborators Savan Kotecha, Martin “Max Martin” Sandberg, and Ilya Salmanzadeh.

Other musicians backing Grande on “Thank U, Next” are Tommy Brown, Victoria Monet, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Tayla Parx, Charles Anderson, Priscilla Renea, Justin Tranter, Kennedi Lykken, Happy Perez, Njomza, Brian Malik Baptiste, Kaydence, Jameel Roberts, and Nova Wav.

Watch the music video for “Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored” below.