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Melanie C debuts new single “Who I Am”

22 Mar

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British singer/songwriter Melanie Chisholm, known professionally as Melanie C, has debuted her new single online.

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

The track was written by Melanie C alongside Richard “Biff” Stannard (Leona Lewis, Fleur East), Ash Howes (Ellie Goulding, Kylie Minogue) and Bryn Christopher (Becky Hill, Louis Tomlinson).

As mentioned in various media outlets, Melanie C’s upcoming eighth album “Who I Am” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Red Girl Media Limited.

The highly-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Version of Me,” which peaked to number twenty-five on the UK Albums Chart and spawned contributions from Rick Nowels, Adam Argyle, Peter-John Vettese, Varren Wade, and Sons of Sonix (aka Moses Samuels and Michael Akinkunmi).

Watch the music video for “Who I Am” below.

 

Ella Henderson announces details for new single “Glorious”

10 Sep

Ella Henderson has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Glorious” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on September 13 via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was written by Henderson alongside Natalie Dunn (Jojo, Ella Eyre), Louis Schoorl (Charlotte Lawrence, Jess Glynne) and Marco “Mag” Borrero (Colbie Caillat, Jasmine Thompson).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Henderson’s second studio collection and follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One” is expected to arrive later this year via Rudimental’s Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features additional contributions from The Stereotypes, Jordan Riley, Al Shux, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Trey Campbell, Casey Smith, Jake Gosling, Nile Rodgers, Jennifer Decilveo, Manovski, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, and Banx & Ranx.

Stream the audio clip for “This Is Real” below.

 

Kylie Minogue returns with promotional single “New York City”

4 May

 

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Kylie Minogue has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was written by Minogue alongside Karen Poole (Arlissa, Becky Hill), Daniel “DJ Fresh” Stein (Rita Ora, Ella Eyre) and Myles “Mylo” MacInnes (Gloria Estefan, Noah Cyrus).

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As mentioned in various media outlets, Minogue’s upcoming greatest hits album, “Step Back in Time: The Definitive Collection,” is scheduled to arrive on June 28 via BMG Rights Management / Parlophone Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Richard Stannard, Guy Chambers, Cathy Dennis, Mike Spencer, Cutfather, Kara DioGuardi, Greg Kurstin, Calvin Harris, Mima Stilwell, Jim Elliot, Mark Taylor, Paula Abdul, Sky Adams, and Danny Shah.

Stream the audio clip for “New York City” below.

Ella Henderson confirms new song title “Until You Love Me”

2 Apr

Ella Henderson has confirmed a new song title from her sophomore album.

“Until You Love Me” is slotted for inclusion on the British singer/songwriter’s second studio collection, which will arrive later this year via Rudimental’s Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Atlantic Records UK.

The track was co-written by Rachel Furner alongside Jez Ashurst, whose credits also include Tom Walker’s “Blessings,” OneRepublic’s “Start Again,” Una Healy’s “Angel Like You,” Samantha Jade’s “Hurt Anymore,” Gabrielle Aplin’s “Panic Cord,” and Little Mix’s “Secret Love Song.”

Other musicians expected to appear on Henderson’s sophomore album are Jordan Riley, Trey Campbell, Casey Smith, Jake Gosling, Al Shux, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Paul O’Duffy, Josh Record, and The Stereotypes.

Released in 2014 via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music, Henderson’s debut studio collection “Chapter One” topped the UK Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Ghost,” “Glow,” “Yours” and “Mirror Man.”

Stream the audio clip for “Missed” below.

Bananarama record MKS song for new album “In Stereo”

31 Mar

British female pop duo Bananarama – composed of Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward – have a recorded a song originally performed by MKS for their eleventh album, “In Stereo,” which will arrive on April 19 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

“Love in Stereo” was written by MKS members Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan and Siobhan Donaghy alongside Hannah Robinson and Richard X, who are also responsible for Rachel Stevens’ “Some Girls,” Sophie Ellis Bextor’s “Starlight,” and Kylie Minogue’s “Can’t Beat the Feeling.”

Originally formed in 1998 as Sugababes, MKS have released their last single “Flatline” (which was co-written and produced by Blood Orange’s Devonte Hynes) in 2013 via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Their highly-anticipated album featured further contributions from Richard “Biff” Stannard (“Beat is Gone”), Shaznay Lewis (“Boys”), Tom Aspaul (“Burnt Out”), MNEK (“Drum”), Iain James (“Love Me Hard”), Sia (“Surrender”), Eliot James (“Summer of 99”) and Mojam (“Too in Love”).

Watch the music video for “Flatline” below.

 

Ella Henderson signs new record deal with Rudimental’s Major Tom’s Music

31 Oct

Ella Henderson has signed a new record deal with Rudimental’s Major Tom’s Music, which is an imprint of Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The label also houses fellow recording artists Dan Caplen and Anne-Marie, whose debut album “Speak Your Mind” peaked to number three on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “2002,” “Friends” and “Alarm.”

Since the release of her 2014 debut album “Chapter One,” Henderson has worked with songwriters and producers including Richard “Biff” Stannard, Paul O’Duffy, Josh Record, Moon Willis, Fred Ball, Two Inch Punch, Martin Sjolie, Dallas Austin, Cass Lowe, Fraser T. Smith, and Arrow Benjamin.

She has also co-penned Olivia Nelson’s “Back When” (w/ Fred Cox), Paloma Faith’s “Guilty” (w/ TMS and Wayne Hector) and Gabby Barrett’s “Rivers Deep” (w/ Andrew Goldstein, Emanuel Kiriakou, Harloe, and Evan Bogart).

Stream the audio clip for “Missed” below.

 

Imani Williams unleashes new promotional single “Dumb”

17 Aug

Imani Williams has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Dumb” – featuring Tiggs Da Author and Belly Squad – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Co-written by Chiara Hunter and collectively produced by ADP, Sigala and Show n Prove; the track samples “Dumb” by British girl group The 411, which peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart in 2004.

Besides writing songs for David Guetta’s next album, Williams’ upcoming project – featuring previous single “Don’t Need No Money” – is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Electric, Carla Monroe, Jonny Hockings, Anita Blay, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Lauren Aquilina, Michael Angelo, Natasha Bedingfield, and Laconic.

Stream the audio clip for “Dumb” below.