Tag Archives: Ryan “Rykeyz” Williamson

Arlissa taps James “Malay” Ho for new collaboration

20 Feb

American-German singer/songwriter Arlissa Ruppert, known mononymously as Arlissa, has tapped Malay for a new collaboration.

The Grammy award-winning record producer and songwriter (born James Ho) has previously worked with Sam Smith (“Midnight Train”), Frank Ocean (“Nikes”), Zayn Malik (“It’s You”), Alessia Cara (“Wild Things”), Tori Kelly (“Talk”), Alicia Keys (“One Thing”) and John Legend (“Green Light”).

Fans of Malay’s songwriting and production works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Jazmine Sullivan, Zhavia Ward, Fletcher, Lennon Stella, Kai, Ingrid Andress, and RuthAnne.

Meanwhile, Arlissa’s current single “We Won’t Move” – which was co-written by Jessica “Harloe” Karpov and produced by Kevin White and Mike Woods of Rice N Peas – appears on the original motion picture soundtrack, “The Hate U Give.”

Her upcoming debut project under Def Jam Recordings reportedly yields further contributions from Jesse Shatkin, RyKeyz, Geoffrey Warburton, Martin Sjolie, Sam Fischer, Lostboy, Andre Harris, Martin Terefe, Jonny Hockings, T-Collar, Pip Kembo, Stint, Kameron Grae, and Wrabel.

Watch the music video for “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie” below.

Arlissa recruits Wrabel, Stint for new collaboration

7 Feb

Arlissa has recruited the songwriting and production services of Wrabel and Stint for her upcoming project under Def Jam Recordings.

Besides co-writing and providing guest vocals on Afrojack’s international hit single “Ten Feet Tall,” Wrabel has also penned songs for Ellie Goulding (“Devotion”), Kesha (“Woman”), Galantis (“True Feeling”), Kygo (“With You”) and Backstreet Boys (“Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”).

Meanwhile, Stint (born Ajay Bhattacharyya) is responsible for helming Alina Baraz’s “Feels Right,” Nao’s “Drive and Disconnect,” Jessie Ware’s “Alone,” Sabrina Claudio’s “Unravel Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Tell Me You Love Me,” AlunaGeorge’s “Jealous,” and Zara Larsson’s “Make That Money Girl.”

Arlissa’s current promotional single “We Won’t Move” – which was co-written by Jessica “Harloe” Karpov and produced by Kevin White and Mike Woods of Rice N Peas – appears on the original motion picture soundtrack, “The Hate U Give.”

Her upcoming project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jesse Shatkin, MoZella, RyKeyz, Jeff Kleinman, Geoffrey Warburton, Martin Sjolie, Sam Fischer, Carmen Reece, Lostboy, Sinai Tedross, Andre Harris, Sidnie Tipton, Martin Terefe, Jonny Hockings, Anita Blay, T-Collar, and Pip Kembo.

Watch the music video for “We Won’t Move” below.

Arlissa has recruited the songwriting and production services of Wrabel and Stint for her upcoming project under Def Jam Recordings.

Besides co-writing and providing guest vocals on Afrojack’s international hit single “Ten Feet Tall,” Wrabel has also penned songs for Ellie Goulding (“Devotion”), Kesha (“Woman”), Galantis (“True Feeling”), Kygo (“With You”) and Backstreet Boys (“Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”).

Watch the music video for “We Won’t Move” below.

Arlissa taps Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Jesse Shatkin for new collaboration

30 Jan

Arlissa has tapped the songwriting and production services of Maureen “MoZella” McDonald and Jesse Shatkin for her upcoming debut album.

MoZella’s songwriting resume boasts works with Miley Cyrus (“Wrecking Ball”), Charlie Puth (“One Call Away”), Rihanna (“Dancing in the Dark”), Ellie Goulding (“Don’t Panic”), Madonna (“Living for Love”), Rachel Platten (“Speechless”), Tinashe (“Feels Like Vegas”) and Miranda Lambert (“Secrets”).

Besides working with MoZella on songs performed by Kelly Clarkson (“Love So Soft”) and One Direction (“Perfect”); Shatkin is also responsible for co-writing/producing Sia’s “Chandelier,” Rihanna’s “Sledgehammer,” Camila Cabello’s “I Have Questions,” Foxes’ “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now,” Paloma Faith’s “Till I’m Done,” and Charlie Puth’s “Up All Night.”

Meanwhile, Arlissa’s upcoming debut album is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Martin Sjolie, RyKeyz, Jeff Kleinman, Geoffrey Warburton, Sam Fischer, Carmen Reece, Lostboy, Sinai Tedross, Andre Harris, Sidnie Tipton, Martin Terefe, Jonny Hockings, Anita Blay, T-Collar, and Pip Kembo.

Watch the music video for “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie” below.

Jessica Sanchez drafts Lil’ Eddie for new album

9 Oct

Jessica Sanchez

Jessica Sanchez is making new music with Lil’ Eddie.

The hit singer and songwriter – born Edwin Serrano – recently co-wrote “Count on My Love” by Tessanne Chin [Republic Records] and “Give Me Something” by Alex & Sierra [Syco Music / Columbia Records].

His extensive resume also includes works for Usher [RCA Records], Kylie Minogue [Parlophone Records], Fifth Harmony [Epic Records], Jessie J [Republic Records] and Rita Ora [Columbia Records].

Sanchez, meanwhile, is reportedly putting the final touches on her upcoming second studio collection.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Me, You & The Music,” which featured hit single “Tonight” featuring vocals from Ne-Yo.

Other musicians Sanchez recently collaborated with are Beau Dozier (Beyonce, Nicole Scherzinger), Roahn Hylton (Keyshia Cole, Nicki Minaj), Stargate (Tinashe, Bebe Rexha) and Ryan Williamson (Fantasia, Little Mix).

Watch the music video for Lil Eddie’s “Miracles” below. The track – which features T-Boz – is lifted from his latest album “Emotional.”

Jessica Sanchez hits the studio with Beau Dozier

19 Aug

Jessica Sanchez

Jessica Sanchez has recently recorded new material with Beau Dozier.

Dozier is known for helming “Anything” by Jojo [Blackground Records], “Stupid Shit” by Girlicious [Interscope Records], “Don’t Ask Why” by Vanessa Hudgens [Hollywood Records] and “Flip the Script” by Prima J [Geffen Records].

His songwriting and production resume also includes works for Beyonce [Columbia Records], Jennifer Lopez [Capitol Records], Nicole Scherzinger [RCA Records] and Guy Sebastian [Sony Music Australia].

Sanchez is currently working on her second studio collection, which is expected to be released later this year.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Me, You & The Music,” which features hit single “Tonight” featuring Ne-Yo.

It will also yield collaborations with Stargate (Rihanna, Christina Milian), Sia (Cheryl Cole, Mikky Ekko), Ryan “RyKeyz” Williamson (Little Mix, Fantasia Barrino) and Roahn “First Born” Hylton (Candice Glover, Keyshia Cole).

Watch the music video for “Tonight” below.

RyKeyz hints at new collaboration with Jessica Sanchez

13 Apr

Jessica Sanchez

RyKeyz has hinted at a new collaboration with Jessica Sanchez.

The songwriter and record producer – born Ryan Williamson – is known for collaborating with Ne-Yo [Compound Entertainment / Motown Records], Fantasia Barrino [RCA Records] and Keyshia Cole [Geffen Records].

Some of his recent placements include “I Want It All” by Karmin [Epic Records], “Mr. Loverboy” by Little Mix [Syco Music / Columbia Records] and “Got Everything” by Wiz Khalifa [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].

Jessica Sanchez is currently working on her upcoming sophomore album, which serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Me, You, & The Music.”

The highly-anticipate project is expected to be released later this year via Universal Music Group / 19 Recordings / Interscope Records.

Among the songwriters and producers backing Sanchez on the new collection are Sia Furler (Beyonce, Celine Dion) and Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston).

Watch the music video for “Lead Me Home” below.

Karmin reveal songwriting credits for new album “Pulses”

18 Mar

Pulses

Karmin have revealed the songwriting credits for their upcoming debut album.

The pop duo – consisting of members Amy Heidemann and Nick Noon – are scheduled to release “Pulses” on March 25 via Epic Records.

New single “Pulses” was co-written and produced by Jon Webb Jr., whose resume includes works for Ledisi [Verve Forecast], Jessie J [Lava / Republic Records] and Brandy [Chameleon Entertainment / Epic Records].

Other album contributors include Claude Kelly (Olly Murs, Britney Spears), Ester Dean (Ciara, Jessica Sanchez), Rykeyz (Ne-Yo, Keyshia Cole), Martin Johnson (Daughtry, Avril Lavigne) and The Messengers (Pitbull, Chris Brown).

Peep the songwriting credits for “Pulses” below.

“Geronimo Intro”
Written By: (Amy Heidemann / Nick Noonan / Claude Kelly / James Morales / Matt Morales / Julio David Rodriguez).

“Pulses”
Written By: (Amy Heidemann / Nick Noonan / John Webb Jr).

“Acapella”
Written By: (Amy Heidemann / Nick Noonan / Sam Hollander / Martin Johnson).

“I Want It All”
Written By: (Amy Heidemann / Nick Noonan / Ester Dean / Ryan Williamson).

“Night Like This”
Written By: (Amy Heidemann / Nick Noonan / Claude Kelly / Emily Wright / Kyle Shearer).

“Neon Love”
Written By: (Amy Heidemann / Nick Noonan / Martin Johnson).

“Drifter”
Written By: (Amy Heidemann / Nick Noonan / John Webb Jr. / Anders Froen).

“Tidal Wave”
Written By: (Amy Heidemann / Nick Noonan / Andrew Hershey / Laura Pergolizzi).

“Gasoline”
Written By: (Amy Heidemann / Nick Noonan / Emily Wright / Kyle Shearer).

“Puppet”
Written By: (Amy Heidemann / Nick Noonan / Nathaniel Motte / Sean Foreman).

“Hate to Love You”
Written By: (Amy Heidemann / Nick Noonan / James Morales / Matt Morales / Julio David Rodriguez).

“Try Me On”
Written By: (Amy Heidemann / Nick Noonan / Nolan Lambroza / Nasri Atweh / Adam Messinger).

“What’s In It for Me”
Written By: (Amy Heidemann / Nick Noonan / James Morales / Matt Morales / Julio David Rodriguez).