Tag Archives: Republic Records

Nicki Minaj unleashes new album “Queen”

11 Aug

Nicki Minaj has unleashed her fourth studio collection.

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

The follow-up to 2014’s “The Pinkprint” boasts guest appearances from Foxy Brown (“Coco Chanel”), The Weeknd (“Thought I Knew You”), Ariana Grande (“Bed”), Future (“Sir”), Swae Lee (“Chun Swae”), Lil Wayne (“Rich Sex”) and Eminem & Labrinth (“Majesty”).

On the songwriting and production front, Minaj has worked with Cirkut, Starrah, J. Reid, Boi-1da, Supa Dups, Ben Billions, LunchMoney Lewis, Murda Beatz, Sevn Thomas, Metro Boomin, Rasool Diaz, Mike WiLL Made It, JMike, Kane Beatz, Frank Dukes, Christopher Braide, and Mel & Mus.

Stream the audio clip for “Queen” below.

 

Mary J. Blige reunites with Prince Charlez, Pop & Oak for new single “Only Love”

13 Jul

Mary J. Blige has released her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Prince Charlez, who previously teamed up with Blige on singles “Love Yourself,” “Set Me Free” and “U + Me (Love Lesson),” taken from the 2017 album, “Strength of a Woman.”

Production duties on “Only Love” were handled by Pop & Oak, who also worked with Blige on “Wonderful” and “Kiss and Make Up,” taken from the original motion picture soundtrack, “Think Like a Man Too.”

Blige’s upcoming fourteenth album – featuring further contributions from Moses Samuels and Mikey Akinkunmi of Sons of Sonix – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Only Love” below.

Ariana Grande teams with Nicki Minaj, Pharrell Williams for new single “The Light is Coming”

20 Jun

Ariana Grande has released her new promotional single online.

“The Light is Coming” – featuring regular collaborator Nicki Minaj – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written and produced by Pharrell Williams, whose recent credits include The Carters’ “Apeshit,” Justin Timberlake’s “Supplies,” Migos’ “Stir Fry,” and Camila Cabello’s “Sangria Wine.”

Grande’s fourth album “Sweetner” – featuring previous single “No Tears Left to Cry” – is scheduled to arrive on August 17 via Republic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “The Light is Coming” below.

Ariana Grande unwraps artwork for new album “Sweetner”

19 Jun

Ariana Grande has unwrapped the artwork for her upcoming fourth album, “Sweetner,” which will arrive later this year via Republic Records.

Current promotional single “No Tears Left to Cry” – which was co-written by regular collaborators Savan Kotecha, Max Martin and Ilya Salmanzadeh – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Grande’s previous studio collection, 2016’s “Dangerous Woman,” topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also spawned singles including “Side to Side” and “Into You.”

Watch the music video for “No Tears Left to Cry” below.

Nicki Minaj reunites with Ariana Grande for new single “Bed”

14 Jun

Nicki Minaj has reunited with Ariana Grande for her new single “Bed,” which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Gamal “LunchMoney” Lewis and collectively produced by Ben Billions, Supa Dups, Beats Bailey, and Messy.

Minaj’s fourth album “Queen” – featuring previous singles “Rich Sex,” “Chun-Li” and “Barbie Tingz” – is scheduled to arrive on August 10 via Young Money / Cash Money Records in partnership with Republic Records.

The highly-anticipated project follows 2014’s “The Pinkprint,” which peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 Album Chart and spawned singles “Pills n Potions,” “Anaconda,” “Only,” “Truffle Butter,” and “The Night is Still Young.”

Stream the audio clip for “Bed” below.

Hailee Steinfeld teams up with MNEK for new single “Colour”

25 May

Hailee Steinfeld has teamed up with MNEK for his new single “Colour,” which will arrive on June 1 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was written by MNEK (real name Uzoechi Emenike) alongside fellow recording artist Anne-Marie Nicholson and Dutch record producer Raoul Chen (known professionally as Diztortion).

MNEK’s debut album – featuring current single “Tongue” – is scheduled for release later this year via Digital Teddy / Virgin EMI Records.

He also produced and co-wrote “Deserve” for Christina Aguilera alongside Julia Michaels. The track appears on Aguilera’s upcoming eighth album, “Liberation,” out on June 15 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Meanwhile, Steinfeld’s next project reportedly yields contributions from TMS, Caroline Ailin, Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton, Casey Smith, Billboard, Asia Whiteacre, Rissi Rissi, Noah Breakfast, Ali Tamposi, Rami Yaqoub, Tayla Parx, Albin Nedler, Whitney Phillips, Justin Tranter, and Julia Michaels.

Watch the music video for “Tongue” below.

Florence and the Machine reveal artwork, tracklisting, release date for new album

7 May

Florence and the Machine have confirmed the details for their upcoming album.

The British indie rock band christened their fourth studio collection “High as Hope” and will release it on June 29 via Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

Current promotional single “Hunger” – which was written by lead vocalist Florence Welch alongside Emile Haynie, Thomas Bartlett, and Tobias Jesso Jr. – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2015’s “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” boasts further songwriting contributions from Andrew Wyatt (“No Choir”), Sampha (“Grace”), Jamie XX (“Big God”) and Brett Shaw (“South London Forever”).

See the tracklisting for “High as Hope” below.

(1) June / (2) Hunger / (3) South London Forever / (4) Big God / (5) Sky Full of Song / (6) Grace / (7) Patricia / (8) 100 Years / (9) The End of Love / (10) No Choir