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Craig David reunites with Fraser T. Smith for acoustic version of new single “Heartline”

22 Oct

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with regular collaborator Fraser T. Smith for the acoustic version of his new promotional single “Heartline,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On David’s upcoming seventh studio collection “The Time is Now,” which is scheduled to arrive on 26 January via Sony Music Entertainment UK / Insanity Records; Smith also co-wrote and produced four songs in the shape of “Going On,” “Love Me Like It’s Yesterday,” “I Know You” and “Somebody Like Me.”

In addition to the Sam Roman-penned/Jonas Blue-produced “Heartline;” the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition” boasts further contributions from Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel McVey), Ed Drewett (Olly Murs), Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Kaytranada (Alicia Keys), Carmen Reece (Nathan Sykes), Steve Mac (Rita Ora) and Talay Riley (Nick Jones).

Meanwhile, fans of Fraser T. Smith’s works should keep an eye on the next releases by Raye, Amber-Simone, Dan Caplen, Angel Haze, Cosmo Pyke, Anne-Marie, Tom Grennan, Ella Henderson, Stanaj, Dakota, Melissa Steel, Gabrielle, Liv Dawson, Grace Mitchell, Dagny, and Phoebe Ryan.

Stream the acoustic version of “Heartline” below.

Kirby enlists Jeff Gitty for new promotional single “Vain”

21 Oct

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American singer/songwriter Kirby Lauryen Dockery, known mononymously as Kirby, has liberated her new promotional single online.

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

Production duties on “Vain” were handled by regular collaborator Jeff Gitty, whose resume boasts additional works with J. Cole (“Apparently”), Snoh Aalegra (“Walls”), Ty Dolla $ign (“Ex”), Jacob Banks (“Photograph”), Trey Songz (“She Lovin’ It”), Ledisi (“Here”) and Jeremih (“I Think of You”).

Featuring previous promotional single “Loved By You,” Kirby’s upcoming debut project is expected to arrive early next year.

As a songwriter, Kirby recently co-wrote “Tell Me You Love Me” for Demi Lovato alongside John Hill and Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya.

Other artists the Roc Nation signee has penned songs for are Beyonce (“Die with You”), Jennifer Lopez (“Let it Be Me”), Kanye West (“Only One”), Rihanna (“Four Five Seconds”), Ariana Grande (“Break Your Heart Right Back”), Monica (“All Men Lie”), Fleur East (“Never Say When”), La’Porsha Renae (“Will You Fight”), Elijah Blake (“Rockabye”) and Joy Enriquez (“Shelter”).

Stream the audio clip for “Vain” below.

Craig David premieres music video for new promotional single “Heartline”

19 Oct

Craig David has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The visual clip for the Jonas Blue-produced “Heartline” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Wednesday (October 18, 2017).

Now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets; “Heartline” was co-written by David alongside fellow recording artist RØMANS, whose recent credits include Little Mix (“If I Get My Way”), Justine Skye (“Don’t Think About It”), Noah Cyrus (“I’m Stuck”) and Rag’n’Bone Man (“Fade to Nothing”).

Born Samuel Elliot Roman, the Roc Nation signee has also contributed to the next projects by Sigma, Louis Tomlinson, Jennifer Hudson, X Ambassadors, Cosima, Jax Jones, Kristian Galva, Sigala, Louisa Johnson, Gavin James, Kali Uchis, James Morrison, Rixton, Tom Walker, Noah Cyrus, Era Istrefi, Rita Ora, Fleur East, Alan Walker, Calum Scott, Jess Glynne, and Rudimental.

Meanwhile, David’s seventh studio collection “The Time is Now” – featuring the Diztortion-produced “For the Gram” – will arrive on January 26 via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox/Insanity Records.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” David has also worked with Chase & Status (“Reload”), Fraser T. Smith (“Love Me Like It’s Yesterday”), Steve Mac (“Brand New”), Kaytranada (“Live in the Moment”), Tre Jean-Marie (“Talk to Me”) and Blonde (“Somebody Like Me”).

Watch the music video for “Heartline” below.

Toni Braxton premieres music video for new promotional single “Deadwood”

7 Oct

Toni Braxton has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Billie Woodruff-directed clip was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (October 06, 2017).

Production duties on “Deadwood” were handled by Roc Nation signee Fred Ball, whose other credits include Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain,” Prince Charlez’s “Back Around,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississipi,” Una Sands’ “Seventeen,” Nina Nesbitt’s “Take You to Heaven,” Astrid S’s “Does She Know,” and Betsy’s “Time.”

Braxton’s upcoming eighth studio collection, “Sex and Cigarettes,” is scheduled to arrive in 2018 via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

Watch the music video for “Deadwood” below.

Toni Braxton unleashes new single “Deadwood”

14 Sep

Toni Braxton has unleashed her new promotional single online.

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

Production duties on “Deadwood” were handled by Fred Ball, whose other credits include Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain,” Prince Charlez’s “Back Around,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississipi,” Una Sands’ “Seventeen,” Nina Nesbitt’s “Take You to Heaven,” Astrid S’s “Does She Know,” and Betsy’s “Time.”

The Roc Nation signee has also contributed to the next projects by Alicia Keys, Tinashe, Grace Carter, Saya, Carly Rae Jepsen, Alma, Dan Caplen, Taya, Era Istrefi, Dagny, Emeli Sande, Arlissa, Joy Crookes, Sigrid, Kevin Garrett, Lao Ra, Jessie Ware, Bonzai, L Devine, Wens, Paloma Faith, Raye, Tamera Foster, Justine Skye, Kylie Minogue, Natasha Bedingfield, and Jessie Reyez.

Meanwhile, Braxton’s upcoming eighth studio collection, “Sex and Cigarettes,” is scheduled to arrive in 2018 via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

Stream the audio clip for “Deadwood” below.

Toni Braxton enlists Fred Ball for new single “Deadwood”

12 Sep

Toni Braxton has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Deadwood” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming eighth album “Sex & Cigarettes” and will release it later this month via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Production duties on “Deadwood” were handled by Fred Ball, whose other credits include Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain,” Prince Charlez’s “Back Around,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississipi,” Una Sands’ “Seventeen,” Nina Nesbitt’s “Take You to Heaven,” Astrid S’s “Does She Know,” and Betsy’s “Time.”

The Roc Nation signee has also contributed to the next projects by Alicia Keys, Tinashe, Grace Carter, Saya, Carly Rae Jepsen, Alma, Dan Caplen, Taya, Era Istrefi, Dagny, Emeli Sande, Arlissa, Joy Crookes, Sigrid, Kevin Garrett, Lao Ra, Jessie Ware, Bonzai, L Devine, Wens, Paloma Faith, Raye, Tamera Foster, Justine Skye, Kylie Minogue, Natasha Bedingfield, and Jessie Reyez.

Braxton’s last studio collection, 2010’s “Pulse,” debuted at number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Yesterday,” “Make My Heart” and “Hands Tied.”

Her collaborative project with Babyface, 2014’s “Love, Marriage & Divorce,” was nominated for World’s Best Album at the 2014 World Music Awards. It also won Best R&B Album at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards.

Watch the music video for “Yesterday” below.

Kevin Garrett premieres music video for new single “Little Bit of You”

16 Jun

Kevin Garrett has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the Jean Claude Billmaier-directed clip for “Little Bit of You” to his YouTube channel on Friday (June 16, 2017).

Production duties on “Little Bit of You” were handled by Christopher Crowhurst, professionally known as Chris Loco, who previously teamed up with Garrett on “U Don’t Know Me,” performed by Justine Skye and Wizkid.

Garrett’s current EP “False Hope” – featuring “A Heart Like Yours,” “Stranglehold,” “Pulling Me Under,” and “The Way I Keep Myself Together” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Little Bit of You” below.