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Stargate celebrate 20 years in the music business

31 Oct

Norwegian songwriting and production duo Stargate, which is composed of members Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, have celebrated 20 years in the music business.

Alongside former member Hallgeir Rustan, and before relocating to the United States, Stargate have helmed hits for Samantha Mumba (“Always Come Back to Your Love”), Misteeq (“Scandalous”), Shola Ama (“Still Believe”), Blue (“All Rise”), Javine (“Real Things”), Atomic Kitten (“It’s OK”), Billie Piper (“Day & Night”), Fierce (“Sweet Love 2K”) and Ashley Ballard (“Hottie”).

Stargate’s recent credits include David Guetta’s “Light Headed,” Charli XCX’s “Girls Night Out,” Khalid’s “Stay,” Sabrina Carpenter’s “Almost Love,” Ne-Yo’s “Without You,” Tinashe’s “Faded Love,”  Majid Jordan’s “Body Talk,” Camila Cabello’s “OMG,” and Sam Smith’s “Too Good At Goodbyes.”

Under Tim Blacksmith and Danny D’s management, Stargate have also worked with songwriters Johnta Austin, Frankie Storm, Claude Kelly, Starrah, Phillip “Taj” Jackson, Autumn Rowe, Justin Tranter, Ester Dean, Ross Golan, Amanda Ghost, James Fauntleroy, Kristal “Tyterwriter” Oliver, and Ryan Toby.

Stream the following playlists dedicated to Stargate’s works.

Sabrina Carpenter releases new single “Almost Love”

6 Jun

Sabrina Carpenter has released her new single online.

“Almost Love” – which was co-written by Carpenter alongside Nate Campany and Steph Jones – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was also produced by Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate, who have contributed to the next projects by Saweetie, Rita Ora, David Guetta, Charli XCX, Jacob Banks, Khalid, and Normani Kordei.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Carpenter’s upcoming third album “Singular” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Hollywood Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Evolution” reportedly yields additional contributions from The Futuristics, Alex Hope, Ido Zmishlany, Madison Love, Warren “Oak” Felder, Trevor Brown, Zaire Kaolo, Sasha Sloan, JHart, Ilsey Juber, Oscar Gorres, Delacey, Bastian Langebaek, and James Ghaleb.

Stream the audio clip for “Almost Love” below.

Sabrina Carpenter confirms new album “Singular”

3 Jun

Sabrina Carpenter has confirmed the title for her new album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her third studio collection “Singular” and will release it later this year via Hollywood Records.

Current promotional single “Almost Love” – which was co-written by Nate Campany and Steph Jones alongside the song’s producers Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate – will arrive on June 6th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Evolution” reportedly yields additional contributions from The Futuristics, Alex Hope, Ido Zmishlany, Madison Love, Warren “Oak” Felder, Trevor Brown, Zaire Kaolo, Sasha Sloan, JHart, Ilsey Juber, Oscar Gorres, Delacey, Bastian Langebaek, and James Ghaleb.

Watch the music video for “Alien” below.

Sabrina Carpenter confirms new single “Almost Love”

14 May

Sabrina Carpenter has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer, songwriter, and actress christened “Almost Love” as her next promotional cut and will release it on June 6 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Steph Jones and Nate Campany with production duties from Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate, who are also responsible for Tinashe’s “No Drama,” Majid Jordan’s “Body Talk,” Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” Camila Cabello’s “OMG,” and Daya’s “New.”

Carpenter’s third studio collection – featuring previous promotional singles “Why” and “Alien” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Hollywood Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Evolution” reportedly yields additional alliances with The Futuristics, Alex Hope, Ido Zmishlany, Madison Love, Warren “Oak” Felder, Sasha Sloan, JHart, Ilsey Juber, Oscar Gorres, Delacey, and James Ghaleb.

Watch the music video for “Alien” below.

Sabrina Carpenter teams up with Jonas Blue for new single “Alien”

13 Mar

American singer/songwriter Sabrina Carpenter has teamed up with British DJ/record producer Jonas Blue for his new single “Alien,” which will arrive on March 16 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, whose other credits include Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand,” Sigala’s “Lullaby,” Raye’s “Decline,” Yebba Smith’s “Evergreen,” Kiesza’s “Don’t Want You Back,” Tinie Tempah’s “Not Letting Go,” and Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me.”

Meanwhile, Carpenter is expected to release her upcoming third album and follow-up to 2016’s “Evolution” later this year via Hollywood Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions and songwriting contributions from The Futuristics, Steph Jones, Trevor Brown, Ido Zmishlany, Madison Love, Warren “Oak” Felder, Sasha Sloan, Delacey, Alex Hope, Stargate, Nate Campany, Bastian Langebaek, JHart, and The Monsters & Strangerz.

Watch the music video for “Why” below.

Sabrina Carpenter drafts Sasha Sloan for new collaboration

6 Jan

American singer/songwriter Sabrina Carpenter has drafted fellow recording artist Sasha Sloan for a new collaboration.

Born Alexandra Yatchenko, Sloan recently co-wrote “Never Be the Same” for Camila Cabello alongside Noonie Bao and the song’s producer Adam “Frank Dukes” Feeney. The track appears on Cabello’s debut album, “Camila,” which will arrive on January 12 via Syco Music and Epic Records.

In between releasing her own promotional singles “Runaway” and “Ready Yet,” Sloan has also co-penned songs for other artists including Ella Henderson (“Ugly”), Niia Rocco (“Nobody”), Alma (“Phases”), Maggie Lindemann (“Pretty Girl”), Kygo (“This Town”) and Louis Tomlinson (“Just Hold On”).

Meanwhile, Carpenter’s third studio collection – featuring the Leland-penned / Jonas Jeberg-produced lead single “Why” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Hollywood Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Evolution” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Stargate, Madison Love, Brittany “Delacey” Amaradio, Nate Campany, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Alex Hope, Marcus Lomax, James “JHart” Abrahart, Carassius Gold, Ross Golan, Jonas Blue, and The Futuristics.

Stream the audio clip for “Runaway” below.

Sabrina Carpenter hits the studio with StarGate for new collaboration

5 Nov

American singer, songwriter, and actress Sabrina Carpenter has drafted Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Norwegian songwriting and production duo StarGate for a new collaboration.

StarGate recently co-wrote and produced “Body Talk,” taken from Canadian R&B duo Majid Jordan’s sophomore studio collection under OVO Music and Warner Brothers Records, “The Space Between.”

Other songwriting and production credits by StarGate include Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” Daya’s “New,” Camila Cabello’s “OMG,” Rachel Platten’s “Broken Glass,” OneRepublic’s “No Vacancy,” Julia Michaels’ “Issues,” Bebe Rexha’s “I Got Time,” and Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty.”

Meanwhile, Carpenter is expected to release her third studio collection – featuring the Leland-penned / Jonas Jeberg-produced lead single “Why” – early next year via Universal Music Group / Hollywood Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Evolution” reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Jonas Blue (Craig David), Jin Jin (Yebba Smith), Bastian Langebaek (Jess Glynne), Nate Campany (Tori Kelly), JHart (Kelsea Ballerini) and The Monsters & Strangerz (Carly Rae Jepsen).

Stream the acoustic version of “Why” below.