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Arlissa releases acoustic version of new single “Let This Go”

1 Mar

American-German singer/songwriter Arlissa Ruppert, known mononymously as Arlissa, has released the acoustic version of her new single online.

“Let This Go” – which was written by Arlissa alongside Sam Fisher, Jamal “Digi” Chammas, Jonathan Hoskins, and Justin Scott Lucas – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Arlissa’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers alliances with Malay, Jesse Shatkin, Anita Blay, RyKeyz, Geoffrey Warburton, Sinai Tedross, Martin Sjolie, Andre Harris, MoZella, Jonny Hockings, Lostboy, Sidnie Tipton, Martin Terefe, T-Collar, Pip Kembo, Stint, Kameron Grae, Wrabel, and Jeff Kleinman.

Stream the audio clip for “Let This Go” below.

Rak-Su release new mini-album “Rome”

23 Feb

British group Rak-Su – composed of Ashley Fongho, Jamaal Shurland, Mustafa Rahimtulla and Myles Stephenson – have released their new EP online.

“Rome” – featuring four new songs in the shape of “Into It,” “Thunder,” “Stick Around” and “Blood Ties” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The new project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Banx & Ranx (Ella Eyre), Lil Eddie (Prince Royce), Chris Loco (Sabrina Claudio), RyKeyz (Fantasia Barrino), Amy Allen (Halsey), Tre Jean-Marie (Joy Crookes), Andrew Wells (Bebe Rexha) and Jacob Manson (Craig David).

Stream “Rome” 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.”

RaVaughn previews debut album ‘Love Always’ online

6 Mar

Ravaughn

RaVaughn has previewed her upcoming debut album online.

The R&B singer/songwriter will release “Love Always” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Compound University / Columbia Records.

Lead single “Better Be Good” – featuring Wale – was co-written by Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Usher Raymond, Jennifer Hudson) and produced by Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis (Mary J. Blige, Keyshia Cole).

Other musicians backing RaVaughn on “Love Always” are Darhyl Camper (John Legend, Tamar Braxton), Tiyon “Songwriter TC” Mack (Brandy Norwood, Justin Bieber) and Ryan “Rykeyz” Williamson (Jessica Sanchez, Fantasia Barrino).

Jessica Sanchez collaborates with Ne-Yo for new single ‘Tonight’

16 Feb

Jessica Sanchez has confirmed the title of her new single.

The Filipino-American recording artist will release “Tonight” as the lead single from her upcoming debut album, scheduled for release in May via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The track was co-written by Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, whose recent credits include “Right Now” by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings] and “Turn Around” by Conor Maynard [EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records].

Other musicians backing Sanchez on the still-untitled collection are Rock Mafia: Antonia Armato & Tim James (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato), Harvey Mason Jr. (Sevyn Streeter, Chris Brown), Toby Gad (Carly Rae Jepsen, Natasha Bedingfield) and Ryan “Rykeyz” Williamson (Keyshia Cole, Fantasia Barrino).

Jessica Sanchez enlists Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith for debut album

16 Jan

Jessica Sanchez has collaborated with Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith for her upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album, which is scheduled to be released in May via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The R&B crooner has co-written singles for other artists such as “Right Now” by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings], “Turn Around” by Conor Maynard [EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records] and “Do My Thang” by Estelle featuring Janelle Monae [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].

He also confirmed placements on the next albums by Celine Dion [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], Beyonce Knowles [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records] and Ravaughn Brown [Sony Music Entertainment / Compound Entertainment / Columbia Records].

Meanwhile, the new collection by Jessica Sanchez will boast additional productions and songwriting contributions from Toby Gad (Carly Rae Jepsen, Demi Lovato), Harvey Mason Jr. (Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears) and Ryan “Rykyez” Williamson (Fantasia Barrino, Keyshia Cole).