Tag Archives: Republic Records

Prince Charlez teams with DannyBoyStyles, Fred Ball for new single “Back Around”

4 Sep

Prince Charlez has unleashed his new promotional single online.

“Back Around” – which was collectively produced by DannyBoyStyles and Fred Ball – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Charlez’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous single “Bitty” – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

Born Charles Hinshaw Jr., the American singer/songwriter and UMPG signee is known for co-penning Trey Songz’s “Song Goes Off,” Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” Usher’s “More,” Mary J. Blige’s “Love Yourself,” Zedd’s “Get Low,” Grace Sewell’s “Church on Sunday,” Beyonce’s “Ring Off,” Timothy Bloom’s “Stand in the Way (of My Love),” and K. Michelle’s “Talk to God.”

Charlez’s resume boasts additional works with producers including Da Internz, Brandon “B.A.M.” Hodge, Mike Dean, Fraser T. Smith, DJ Mustard, Ed Harcourt, RedOne, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Hit-Boy, Mick Schultz, Sermstyle, Alex Da Kid, Cirkut, Parker Ighile, Drumma Boy, and Mike Caren.

Stream the audio clip for “Back Around” below.

Justin Bieber liberates new promotional single “Friends”

18 Aug

Justin Bieber has liberated his new promotional single online.

“Friends” – which was co-written alongside Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, and Michael “BloodPop” Tucker – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Bieber’s upcoming fifth album is expected to arrive later this year via School Boy Records in partnership with Def Jam Recordings and Republic Records.

His previous studio collection, 2015’s “Purpose,” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles international hit singles including “Sorry,” “What Do You Mean” and “Love Yourself.”

Stream the audio clip for “Friends” below.

DAGNY hits the studio with Electric, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor

6 Aug

Norwegian singer/songwriter Dagny Norvoll Sandvik, known mononymously as Dagny, has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Lucy “Pawws” Taylor and Electric for her upcoming project under Republic Records.

Taylor’s songwriting resume boasts works for Dua Lipa (“Be the One”), Etham (“Close Enough”), Liv Dawson (“I’ll Be Waiting”), Tom Walker (“Boys Will Be Boys”), Annalisa (“Used to You”) and Redlight (“I’ll Be Waiting”).

Composed of members Edvard Erfjord and Henrik Michelsen, Electric are responsible for producing Little Mix’s “No More Sad Songs,” Machine Gun Kelly’s “At My Best,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Olly Murs’ “Love You More,” Cheryl’s “Live Life Now,” Ben Haenow’s “Brother,” and M.O’s “Not in Love.”

DAGNY’s current promotional single “Wearing Nothing” – which was co-written with Tommy English, Alx Reuterskiold and Ludgvig Soderberg – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Ultraviolet,” DAGNY has reportedly teamed up with producers Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Mark Ralph (Craig David), Jonny Coffer (Ella Eyre), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Fred Ball (Alicia Keys), Justin Parker (Mikky Ekko), Bastian Langebaek (Kiah Victoria), Rami Yacoub (Charlie Puth), Axident (Dua Lipa), Big Taste (Jake Miller) and The 23rd (Grace Carter).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the project are Simon Wilcox (Gallant), Nate Cyphert (Rachel Platten), Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran), Max McElligott (Liv Dawson), Ilsey Juber (Lykke Li), Danny Parker (Shawn Mendes), Emily Warren (Noah Cyrus), Andrew Jackson (Galantis), Caroline Ailin (Ella Henderson), Ross Golan (Stanaj) and Michelle Buzz (Jaira Burns).

Watch the music video for “Wearing Nothing” below.

Florence Welch teams with Mark Ronson, Emile Haynie for new collaboration

29 Jul

British singer/songwriter Florence Welch, who serves as lead vocalist of indie rock band Florence and the Machine, has teamed up with Mark Ronson and Emile Haynie for a new collaboration.

Ronson and Haynie have collectively co-written and produced “Locked Out of Heaven,” “Gorilla” and “Young Girls” for Bruno Mars, taken from the artist’s sophomore album, 2012’s “Unorthodox Jukebox” (Atlantic Records).

Other notable production credits by Ronson include Lady GaGa’s “Perfect Illusion,” Adele’s “Lay Me Down,” Solange’s “6 O’Clock Blues,” Christina Aguilera’s “Slow Down Baby,” Estelle’s “Magnificent,” Sean Paul’s “International Affair,” Lily Allen’s “Littlest Things,” and Amy Winehouse’s “Rehab.”

In addition to previously collaborating with Welch on “Too Much is Never Enough,” “I Will Be” and the Amanda Ghost-assisted “I Come Apart,” Haynie’s resume boasts further works with Lana Del Rey (“Blue Jeans”), Ed Sheeran (“Photograph”), Dua Lipa (“New Love”), Troye Sivan (“Talk Me Down”), FKA twigs (“Two Weeks”) and Emeli Sande (“My Kind of Love”).

Meanwhile, Florence & the Machine are reportedly working on their upcoming fourth album under Island Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful,” which topped both the US and UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Ship to Wreck” and “What Kind of Man.”

Stream “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” below.

Julia Michaels unleashes debut mini-album “Nervous System”

28 Jul

American singer/songwriter Julia Carin Cavazos, professionally known as Julia Michaels, has unleashed her debut mini-album online.

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

In addition to hit promotional singles “Issues” and “Uh Huh,” the mini-collection features five new songs in the shape of “Worst in Me,” “Make it Up to You,” “Just Do It,” “Pink” and “Don’t Wanna Think.”

With the exception of the Stargate and Benny Blanco-produced “Issues,” which peaked to number eleven on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, every other song on “Nervous System” was co-written by Justin Tranter alongside Mattias Larsson and Robin Fredriksson of Swedish production duo Mattman & Robin.

As a songwriter, Michaels recently co-penned Snakehips’ “Either Way,” Selena Gomez’s “Bad Liar,” Jasmine Thompson’s “Wanna Know Love,” Shakira’s “When a Woman,” John Legend’s “What You Do to Me,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Ed Sheeran’s “Dive,” and Skyler Stecker’s “How Did We.”

She has also contributed to the next projects by Tinashe, Charlie Puth, Raye, Hailee Steinfeld, Jason Derulo, Ellie Goulding, Years & Years, Billy Raffoul, Jessie Ware, Rita Ora, and Ella Henderson.

Stream “Nervous System” below.

Julia Michaels premieres music video for new single “Uh Huh”

26 Jul

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

The American singer/songwriter (born Julia Carin Cavazos) posted the visual clip for “Uh Huh” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (July 26, 2017).

The track was co-written by Justin Tranter alongside Mattias Larsson and Robin Fredriksson of Swedish production duo Mattman & Robin, who previously teamed up with Michaels on songs for other artists including Britney Spears’ “Slumber Party,” Gwen Stefani’s “Make Me Like You,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Love Myself,” Nick Jonas’ “Close,” and Selena Gomez’s “Hands to Myself.”

Featuring previous single “Issues,” Michaels’ upcoming debut mini-album “Nervous System” is scheduled to arrive on July 28 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Additionally, Michaels has co-penned songs on the next projects by Tinashe, Charlie Puth, Raye, Hailee Steinfeld, Jason Derulo, Years & Years, Ella Henderson, Billy Raffoul, Jessie Ware, Rita Ora, and Snakehips.

Watch the music video for “Uh Huh” below.

Liam Payne registers new song title online

25 Jul

British singer/songwriter Liam Payne has registered a new song title with ASCAP – The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

“Bedroom Floor” is slotted for inclusion on Payne’s upcoming debut album, which will arrive later this year via Hampton Records in partnership with Capitol Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

The track was written by fellow recording artist Charlie Puth alongside Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Bebe Rexha), Ammar Malik (Nick Jonas), Noel Zancanella (Ella Henderson), Aaron Jennings (Big Boi) and Steve Mac (Zara Larsson).

For the still-untitled collection, Payne has also teamed up with producers including Soulshock & Karlin (Kelly Rowland), Pharrell Williams (Usher), Digital Farm Animals (Fifth Harmony), Warren “Oak” Felder (Jordan Fisher), Zaire Koalo (Demi Lovato), Nick Monson (Lady GaGa), DannyBoyStyles (The Weeknd) and Ben Billions (Kristian Galva).

Among the additional songwriters expected to appear on the album are Bibi Bourelly (Selena Gomez), Emily Warren (Charli XCX), Marlon Roudette (Louisa Johnson), Jean Baptiste Kouame (Madonna), Scott Harris (Melanie Martinez), Jaramye Daniels (Beyonce), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Christina Milian), Marlin “Hookman” Bonds (Jason Derulo) and Samuel Preston (Nina Nesbitt).

Listen to audio clip for “Get Low” below.