Tag Archives: Republic Records

Julia Michaels enlists Jimmy Napes for new collaboration

17 Feb

American singer/songwriter Julia Carin Cavacos, professionally known as Julia Michaels, has enlisted Jimmy Napes for a new collaboration.

The British songwriter and record producer has previously helmed songs for Sam Smith (“Too Good at Goodbyes”), Alicia Keys (“Hallelujah”), Mary J. Blige (“When You’re Gone”), Lianne La Havas (“Wonderful”), Rita Ora (“Velvet Rope”), Gregory Porter (“Holding On”), Ray BLK (“Doing Me”), Ellie Goulding (“Heal”), Ria Ritchie (“In My Blood”) and Jessie Ware (“Pieces”).

Napes’ debut mini-album “The Making of Me” – featuring the Jacob Banks-penned / Disclosure-produced “Keep You to Myself” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Michaels, on the other hand, is expected to release her upcoming project and follow-up to 2017’s “Nervous System” later this year via Republic Records.

Her current promotional singles “Heaven” (co-written with MNEK and Tayla Parx) and “Are You” (co-written with Justin Tranter and produced by Mattias Larsson and Robin Fredriksson Mattman & Robin) appear on the original motion picture soundtrack, “Fifty Shades Freed.”

Stream the audio clip for “Are You” below.

Shungudzo unleashes new promotional single “Come On Back”

10 Feb

Zimbabwean/French/Native-American singer-songwriter Alexandra Govere, known mononymously Shungudzo, has unleashed her new single online.

“Come On Back” – which was co-written by Shungudzo alongside fellow recording artist Jenny Owen Youngs – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Come On Back” were handled by Jordan Palmer, whose resume boasts additional works with Andy Grammer (“This Ain’t Love”), Lights (“New Fears”), Allie X (“Paper Love”), Leland (“Mattress”), Liza Owen (“Don’t Call My Baby”), Prince Fox (“Fragile”) and Greyson Chance (“Afterlife”).

The track also appears on the original motion picture soundtrack “Fifty Shades Freed,” out now via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Having worked with top producers TMS, Scribz Riley, Grades and MNEK; fans of Shungudzo’s works should keep an eye on the next releases by Ella Henderson, Alina Baraz, Tinashe, Liza Owen, and Sabina Ddumba.

Her notable songwriting credits include Little Mix’s “Touch,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Jessie Ware’s “Stay Awake, Wait for Me,” The Chainsmokers’ “It Won’t Kill Ya,” Mic Lowry’s “Frustrations,” Girli’s “Not That Girl,” and Whissell’s “Old Souls, Young Bodies.”

Stream the audio clip for “Come On Back” below.

Stanaj teams up with Afrojack for new promotional single “Bed of Roses”

10 Feb

American singer/songwriter Stanaj has teamed up with Dutch DJ/record producer Afrojack (born Nick van de Wall) for his new promotional single “Bed of Roses,” out on February 14 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Stanaj and fellow recording artist Molly Kate Kestner alongside Thomas Troelsen (Charlie Puth, Jason Derulo) and Giorgio Tuinfort (David Guetta, Gwen Stefani).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Stanaj’s upcoming project – featuring the Simon Wilcox-assisted / Nadir “RedOne” Khayat-produced “The Way I Love Her” – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts contributions from Eric Hudson, Diane Warren, Cass Lowe, RuthAnne, Mick Schultz, Chloe Angelides, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Tayla Parx, Stephan Moccio, Koko LaRoo, Danja, Liza Owen, Stephen Puth, Delacey, Mike Posner, Tommy Brown, and Jonny Price.

Stream the audio clip for “The Way I Love Her” below.

Dua Lipa teams with Whethan for new promotional single “High”

10 Feb

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has teamed up with American DJ and music producer Whethan (born Ethan Snoreck) for her new promotional single “High,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Dua Lipa and John Hill alongside Sarah Aarons, whose resume boasts additional works with Zedd x Alessia Cara (“Stay”), Mabel McVey (“Bedroom”), Demi Lovato (“Lonely”), Jessie Ware (“Alone”), Guy Sebastian (“Home”) and Seal (“Luck Be a Lady”).

“High” also appears on the original motion picture soundtrack “Fifty Shades Freed,” out now via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is currently working on her upcoming sophomore album with songwriters/producers including Max Martin, Lindy Robbins, Savan Kotecha, Emily Warren, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Caroline Ailin, Justin Tranter, Sasha Sloan, Andrew Wyatt, Ilsey Juber, Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Clarence Coffee Jr., King Henry, Sarah Hudson, and GRADES.

Her self-titled debut studio collection debuted at number two on the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number thirty-two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also spawned singles “Be the One,” “Last Dance,” “Hotter Than Hell,” “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” “Lost in Your Light,” “New Rules” and “IDGAF.”

Stream the audio clip for “High” below.

Julia Michaels premieres music video for new promotional single “Heaven”

7 Feb

Julia Michaels has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Heaven” was posted to Fifty Shades’ Vevo channel on Tuesday (February 06, 2018).

Produced by Rissi Palmer and written by Michaels alongside Tayla Parx, MNEK, Brian Garcia and Morten Ristorp Jensen; “Heaven” is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track also appears on the upcoming original motion picture soundtrack “Fifty Shades Freed,” which is scheduled to arrive on February 9th via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the highly-anticipated collection boasts further guest appearances from Rita Ora & Liam Payne (“For You”), Jessie Reyez (“Sacrifice”), Hailee Steinfeld (“Capital Letters”), Kiana Lede (“Big Spender”), Sabrina Claudio (“Cross Your Mind”) and Dua Lipa (“High”).

Watch the music video for “Heaven” below.

Hailee Steinfeld shares music video for new promotional single “Capital Letters”

2 Feb

Hailee Steinfeld has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The Hannah Lux Davis-directed clip for “Capital Letters” was posted Fifty Shades’ Vevo channel on Wednesday (January 31, 2018).

Co-written by Ellie Goulding, Raye, Andrew Jackson, Ely Weisfeld and BloodPop, “Capital Letters” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track appears on the upcoming original motion picture soundtrack “Fifty Shades Freed,” which will arrive on February 9th via Republic Records.

The highly-anticipated collection boasts further guest appearances from Rita Ora & Liam Payne (“For You”), Jessie Reyez (“Sacrifice”), Julia Michaels (“Heaven”), Kiana Lede (“Big Spender”), Sabrina Claudio (“Cross Your Mind”), Dua Lipa (“High”) and Shungudzo (“Come on Back”).

Watch the music video for “Capital Letters” below.

Julia Michaels liberates new promotional single “Heaven”

26 Jan

American singer/songwriter Julia Carin Cavazos, professionally known as Julia Michaels, has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Heaven” – which was produced by Rissi Palmer and written by Michaels alongside Taylor “Tayla Parx” Parks, Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Brian Garcia and Morten Ristorp Jensen – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track appears on the upcoming original motion picture soundtrack “Fifty Shades Freed,” which will arrive on February 9th via Republic Records.

The highly-anticipated collection boasts further guest appearances from Rita Ora & Liam Payne (“For You”), Jessie Reyez (“Sacrifice”), Hailee Steinfeld (“Capital Letters”), Kiana Lede (“Big Spender”), Sabrina Claudio (“Cross Your Mind”), Dua Lipa (“High”) and Shungudzo (“Come on Back”).

Stream the audio clip for “Heaven” below.