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Selena Gomez announces details for new single

12 May

Selena Gomez has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer, songwriter, and actress has christened “Bad Liar” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming album and will release it on May 19 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by regular collaborators Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter, who previously teamed up with Gomez on “Revival,” “Good for You,” “Me & the Rhythm,” “Perfect” and “Hands to Myself.”

Production duties on “Bad Liar” were handled by Ian Kirkpatrick, whose other credits include Sage the Gemini’s “Bachelor Party,” Jason Derulo’s “If It Ain’t Love,” Britney Spears’ “Hard to Forget Ya,” Chris Brown’s “Fine By Me,” Nick Jonas’ “Levels,” and Justin Bieber’s “The Feeling.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Gomez’s next studio collection is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Lisa Scinta (Alice Chater), Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Maroon 5), Charli XCX (AlunaGeorge) and Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran).

Among the producers expected to appear on the follow-up to 2015’s “Revival” are The Arcade (Rita Ora), Hit-Boy (Kelly Rowland), The Futuristics (Halsey), Hazebanga (Santigold), Jonas Jeberg (Meghan Trainor), Leland (Fleur East), Rami Yacoub (Demi Lovato) and Mattman & Robin (DNCE).

Listen to the audio clip for “Perfect” below.

Selena Gomez works with Charli XCX, Hazebanga for new album

30 Apr

Selena Gomez has worked with Hit-Boy and Hazebanga for her upcoming album.

Hit-Boy (born Chauncey Hollis) previously teamed up with Gomez on “Body Heat” and “Rise,” taken from the artist’s 2015 album, “Revival.”

Other notable production credits by Hit-Boy include Rihanna’s “Woo,” Kelly Rowland’s “Lay it on Me,” Nicki Minaj’s “Feeling Myself,” Jennifer Hudson’s “Gone,” Mariah Carey’s “Thirsty,” Beyonce’s “Sorry,” Mary J. Blige’s “Stronger,” and John Legend’s “Caught Up.”

Meanwhile, Hazebanga (real name Rashad Muhammad) has previously helmed songs for Beyonce (“Flawless”), Santigold (“Big Boss Big Time Business”), Jessie Reyez (“Fools Gold”), Stanaj (“Goddess”), Jordan Fisher (“More Than That”), Chloe x Halle (“Red Lights”) and June Diary (“L.A.N.C.E.”).

Gomez, on the other hand, is expected to release her next studio collection later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions from Mattman & Robin (Hailee Steinfeld), Rami Yacoub (Charlie Puth), Stargate (Demi Lovato), Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran), Jonas Jeberg (Meghan Trainor), The Futuristics (Halsey), BloodPop (Ellie Goulding) and The Arcade (Rita Ora).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Jacob Kasher (Kylie Minogue), Lisa Scinta (Chris Brown), Ross Golan (Jasmine Thompson), Julia Michaels (Gwen Stefani), Ammar Malik (Nick Jonas), Charli XCX (RAYE), Justin Tranter (Betty Who), Leland (Troye Sivan) and Albin Nedler (DNCE).

Stream “Revival” below.

Jasmine Thompson liberates new single “Old Friends”

29 Apr

Jasmine Thompson has liberated her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Meghan Trainor alongside Ross Golan and Johan Carlsson, who are also responsible for Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman,” Charlie Puth’s “Then There Was You,” Little Mix’s “You Gotta Not,” Michael Buble’s “Today is Yesterday’s Tomorrow,” Colbie Caillat’s “Nice Guys,” Jason Derulo’s “Painkiller,” and One Direction’s “If I Could Fly.”

As mention in earlier posts, Thompson’s upcoming mini-album “Wonderland” – featuring “Someone’s Somebody,” “Wanna Know Love,” “Fix Me,” “Drama” and “Words” – will arrive on May 19 via Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s delivers further contributions from RITUAL (Dua Lipa, Frances), Maegan Cottone (Olly Murs, Imani Williams), Justin Tranter (Imagine Dragons, Selena Gomez) and Livvi Franc (Christina Aguilera, Zara Larsson).

Listen to the audio clip for “Old Friends” below.

Charlie Puth reunites with Jacob Kasher for new single “Attention”

21 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has released his new single online.

The self-produced “Attention” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Puth wrote “Attention” alongside Jacob Kasher Hindlin, professionally known as JKash, who previously teamed up with the artist on “Does it Feel,” “I Won’t Tell a Soul” and the Selena Gomez-featuring “We Don’t Talk Anymore.”

Other notable credits by JKash include Maroon 5’s “Cold,” Bebe Rexha’s “I Got You,” Zara Larsson’s “So Good,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “I Really Like You,” Trey Songz’s “Priceless,” Jason Derulo’s “Swalla,” and Meghan Trainor’s “No.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Puth is expected to drop his sophomore album later this year via Artist Partner Group and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Ross Golan (James Blunt), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Eskeerdo (Rihanna), Breyan Isaac (Britney Spears), Sean Douglas (Madonna), Ilsey Juber (Ellie Goulding) and Babyface (Toni Braxton).

Among the producers expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Johan Carlsson (Harry Styles), Toby Gad (Madonna), Jason Evigan (Kehlani), CIRKUT (The Weeknd), John Ryan (Nick Jonas), Rami Yacoub (Celine Dion), AMMO (Sean Paul), Pharrell Williams (Ariana Grande) and Detail (Beyonce).

Listen to the audio clip for “Attention” below.

Noah Cyrus confirms details for new single

9 Apr

Noah Cyrus has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Stay Together” as the second promotional cut from her debut album, “NC-17,” and will release it on April 14 via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Brittany “Brit” Burton (Jessie J, 5 Seconds of Summer) and Emily Warren (The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes).

Production duties on “Stay Together” were handled by British musician Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale, who also contributed the next projects by Rita Ora, Dua Lipa, Taya, John Newman, Louisa Johnson, Marlon Roudette, GNASH, Conrad Sewell, Sigma, Anne-Marie, KStewart, Liam Payne, Astrid S, Chromeo, JP Cooper, Liza Owen, Kat Dahlia, Louis Tomlinson, Mabel McVey, DAECOLM, Emma Bale, and Fifth Harmony.

As mentioned in earlier posts, “NC-17” – featuring the Labrinth-assisted “Make Me (Cry)” and Ilsey Juber-penned / Dan Wilson-produced “Almost Famous” – will arrive later this year via Songs Music Publishing / RECORDS.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Two Inch Punch, Big Taste, Jonas Jeberg, DannyBoyStyles, Carl Falk, Ariel Rechtshaid, and Isabella “Isa Machine” Summers.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Noonie Bao, Jenna Andrews, Sarah Hudson, Maegan Cottone, Andrea “NyLo” Landis, Caroline Ailin, Madison Emiko Love, Lauren Aquilina, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Hannah Wilson, Ross Golan, Justin Tranter, Sam Romans, and Trey Campbell.

Watch the music video for “Make Me (Cry)” below.

Rachel Platten records new music with Scott Harris

6 Apr

Rachel Platten has teamed with Scott Harris for a new collaboration.

The American multi-platinum songwriter, producer, and musician is known for his work with Shawn Mendes (“Treat You Better”), The Chainsmokers (“Don’t Let Me Down”), Naughty Boy (“Should’ve Been Me”), Melanie Martinez (“Tag, You’re It”), Lost Kings (“Phone Down”), Sabrina Carpenter (“White Flag”), Niykee Heaton (“Villa”) and Tiesto & Oliver Heldens (“Right Song”).

Harris’ resume boasts additional collaborations with fellow songwriters including Emily Warren, Anne Preven, Madison Emiko Love, Audra Mae, Josh Grant, Ido Zmishlany, Teddy Geiger, Martin Terefe, Geoffrey Warburton, Brian Kierulf, Matt Squire, Joe London, AMMO, Drew Pearson, and Mac & Phil.

Meanwhile, Platten is expected to release her next studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Wildfire” reportedly delivers further productions from Alex Hope (Kacy Hill), Warren “Oak” Felder (Kelly Clarkson), Jason Evigan (Skylar Grey), Gian Stone (Fifth Harmony), Leland (Troye Sivan), Jonas Jeberg (Demi Lovato), Robopop (Betty Who) and MSTR ROGERS (Charli XCX).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Asia Whiteacre (Hailee Steinfeld), Sean Douglas (Bebe Rexha), Fransisca Hall (Lea Michele), Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), JHart (Fleur East), Priscilla Renea (David Guetta) and Nate Campany (Tori Kelly).

Stream “Wildfire” below.

Charlie Puth reunites with Ross Golan, Johan Carlsson for new album

17 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has reunited with Ross Golan and Johan Carlsson for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed with Puth on “Then There’s You,” taken from the artist’s debut album, 2016’s “Nine Track Mind.”

Other notable credits by Golan and Carlsson include Colbie Caillat’s “Live it Up,” Little Mix’s “You Gotta Not,” Jason Derulo’s “Painkiller,” Meghan Trainor’s “Hopeless Romantic,” Gavin DeGraw’s “Fire,” Michael Buble’s “Today is Yesterday’s Tomorrow,” One Direction’s “If I Could Fly,” Flo Rida’s “My House,” and Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman.”

Meanwhile, Puth is expected to release his sophomore studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to “One Track Mind” reportedly delivers productions from Pharrell Williams (Nelly Furtado), Toby Gad (Madonna), Jason Evigan (Fifth Harmony), Cirkut (The Weeknd), Rami Yacoub (Enrique Iglesias), John Henry Ryan (John Legend) and Ammo (Beyonce).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the highly-anticipated project are Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys), Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Bebe Rexha), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Alexander “Eskeerdo” Izquierdo (Rihanna), Ilsey Juber (Noah Cyrus) and Sean Douglas (Chromeo).

Side Note – Make sure you subscribe to Ross Golan’s audio podcast “And the Writer Is …,” where he sits down every week with an acclaimed songwriter to intimately discuss what happens behind closed doors in the music industry. Among the fellow songwriters interviewed so far are Benny Blanco, Savan Kotecha, Jason Evigan, Sean Douglas, and LunchMoney Lewis.

Listen to the audio clip for “Then There’s You” below.