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Kyla signs new publishing deal with BMG

1 Aug

British singer/songwriter Kyla Marie Smith, mononymously known as Kyla, has signed a new publishing deal with BMG.

Known in the UK for her singles “Do You Mind” and “Daydreaming,” Kyla shot to international stardom by providing guest vocals on Drake’s “One Dance,” which topped the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Her current promotional single “Should’ve Been Me,” with UK Record producer Naughty Boy and Jamaican dancehall star Popcaan, is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music, who co-produced Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Kyla has recorded further material with producers including Invisible Men (Kylie Minogue), Zac Samuel (Taya), Starsmith (Ellie Goulding), Moon Willis (Anne-Marie), Youthonix (Tanika), Sacha Skarbek (Miley Cyrus) and Banx & Ranx (Dua Lipa).

Among the songwriters Kyla has worked with are Andrea Martin (Monica), Lindy Robbins (Jason Derulo), Dayo Olatunji (Ella Henderson), Carmen Reece (Nathan Sykes), Eyelar (Tinashe), Carla Marie Williams (Craig David), Jenna Andrews (Kiesza), Negin Djafari (Bobii Lewis) and Alicia Renee (Tamia).

Streaming the audio clip for “Should’ve Been Me” below.

Taya enlists LOSTBOY for new collaboration

1 Aug

British Taylor Ann Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, has enlisted LOSTBOY for a new collaboration.

The British record producer and songwriter has previously worked with artists including Sarah Close (“Call Me Out”), Lauren Faith (“Let Them Talk”), KLOE (“Liability”), Gavin James (“Bitter Pill”) and Skinny Living (“Why”).

LOSTBOY’s extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Fraser T. Smith, Maegan Cottone, Adam Argyle, Laura Dockrill, Martin Brammer, Anita Blay, Tom Aspaul, Karen Poole, Philip Plested, Hannah Yadi, Max McElligott, Bibi Bourelly, Corey Sanders, Rachel Furner, Matt Parad, Zena Kitt, Javeon McCarthy, and Lauren Aquilina.

Meanwhile, Taya’s upcoming debut EP is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

For the still-untitled mini-collection, the “Got Me Wondering” star has reportedly teamed up with Fred Cox (Rag’n’Bone Man), KIN (Tamera Foster), Ollie Green (Stephen Puth), Mitch Allan (Jasmine Thompson), Knightstarr (Jason Derulo), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey), Tre Jean-Marie (Bobii Lewis), Jacob Attwooll (Dua Lipa) and Mac & Phil (Etham).

Fans of LOSTBOY’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Marlon Roudette, Amber Simone, Elley Duhe, KStewart, Molly Rainford, Becky Hill, Dakota, Ella Henderson, Fleur East, Joy Crookes, Kara Marni, MAAD, Tom Walker, Nina Nesbitt, and Maverick Sabre.

Stream the audio clip for “Never Letting Go” below.

Jessie Ware reveals new song title from third album

30 Jul

British singer/songwriter Jessica Lois Ware, professionally known as Jessie Ware, has revealed a new song title from her upcoming third album.

“Selfish Love” was written by Ware alongside Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Ammar Malik (Zara Larsson), Ryan Tedder (James Blunt), Cashmere Cat (Ariana Grande), Benny Blanco (Justin Bieber) and Happy Perez (Halsey).

Ware’s current promotional single “Midnight” – which was co-written by Kiah Victoria, Jordan Thomas, Bastian Langebaek and Andrew “Pop” Wansel – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the studio sessions intended for follow-up to 2014’s “Tough Love,” which is scheduled to arrive later this year via PMR / Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US), Ware has also reunited with Ed Sheeran (Jess Glynne), Kid Harpoon (Harry Styles), Emile Haynie (Bruno Mars), Two Inch Punch (Jessie Reyez), Jamie Scott (Ella Henderson) and Sacha Skarbek (Gavin James).

Listen to the audio clip for “Midnight” below.

Jessie Ware confirms new promotional single “Midnight”

24 Jul

Jessie Ware has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Jessica Louis Ware) has christened “Midnight” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming third album under PMR Records and Island Records UK.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artists Kiah Victoria and Jordan Thomas alongside Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Kandace Springs, Marsha Ambrosius) and Bastian Langebaek (Amber Simone, Jack Garratt).

Other songwriters expected to appear on the follow-up to 2014’s “Tough Love” are Ross Golan, Julia Michaels, Ammar Malik, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Jamie Scott, Amy Wadge, Max McElligott, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Tobias Jesso Jr., NAO, Sam Romans, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, James Newman, Kamille, Danny Parker, Nina Nesbitt, Sam Preston, and Ed Drewett.

On the production front, Ware has reportedly worked with Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Cashmere Cat, Happy Perez, Sacha Skarbek, GRADES, Ryan Tedder, Stephan Moccio, JRY, Fred Ball, Sam Dixon, Emile Haynie, Justin Parker, Fraser T. Smith, Adriano Buffone, Starsmith, Kid Harpoon, Julian Bunetta, Fred Cox, and STINT.

Watch the music video for “Running” below.

Charlotte OC liberates debut album “Careless People”

31 Mar

British singer/songwriter Charlotte OC – real name Charlotte O’Connor – has liberated her first studio collection online.

“Careless People” – featuring singles “Darkest Hour,” “Shell” and “Medicine Man” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Tim Anderson (BANKS), Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Chris Spilfogel (Halsey), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira), Trevor Lawrence Jr. (Bruno Mars) and Linda Perry (Alicia Keys).

Album songwriters include Laura “LP” Pergolizzi (Rihanna), Sean Foreman (Kesha), Jarrad Rogers (Betty Who), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey), Francis “Eg” White (Mary J. Blige), Nate Campany (Ellie Goulding), Daniel Weber (POWERS), Tom Aspaul (Liza Owen) and Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena).

Stream “Careless People” below.

Charlotte OC releases acoustic rendition of “Darkest Hour”

17 Mar

British singer/songwriter Charlotte OC has released a new song online.

The acoustic rendition of “Darkest Hour” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Charlotte OC alongside Jarrad Rogers (Demi Lovato, Rita Ora) and Sean Foreman (Kesha, Ariana Grande).

Production duties on “Darkest Hour” were handled by Tim Anderson, whose other credits include BANKS’ “Mind Games,” Sam Sparrow’s “Yellow Orange Rays,” Halsey’s “Hurricane,” and Solange’s “Sleep in the Park.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Charlotte OC will release her sophomore studio collection “Careless People” on March 31 via Harvest Records.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further songwriters contributions from Tom Aspaul (Celeste Waite), Andrew Jackson (Ellie Goulding), Nate Campany (Tori Kelly), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira) and Laura “LP” Pergolizzi (Becky Hill).

On the follow-up to 2011’s “For Kenny,” Charlotte OC has also worked with Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith), Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena), Jone Levine (Bebe Rexha), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey) and Adam Argyle (Ella Henderson).

Listen to the audio clip for “Darkest Hour” below.

BOOTS hints at new collaboration with Kesha

16 Feb

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BOOTS has hinted at a new collaboration with Kesha.

“I have worked with @KeshaRose and she is a wonderful, talented, funny and beautiful human being with a golden heart. I support and love her,” the American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer tweeted.

BOOTS – real name Jordan Asher – first gained recognition for helming co-writing and co-producing “Blue,” “Haunted,” “Jealous,” “Heaven,” “Drunk in Love,” “No Angel” and “Partition” on Beyonce’s 2013 self-titled album, which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

His other songwriting and production credits include FKA twigs’ “Figure 8,” Kelela’s “A Message,” Mikky Ekko’s “Pretend You Care,” Young Circles’ “Bones,” Run the Jewels’ “Early,” and Autolux’s “Hamster Suite.”

Meanwhile, Kesha is expected to release her next album later this year via Kemosabe Records in partnership with RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Ricky Reed (Christina Aguilera), Stuart Crichton (Ferras), Captain Cuts (Bebe Rexha), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey) and Ryan Tedder (Ed Sheeran).

On the songwriting front, Kesha has worked with Taylor Parks (Alicia Keys), Chelcee Grimes (Calvin Harris), Stephen Wrabel (Ellie Goulding) and Justin Tranter (Britney Spears).

BOOTS’ sophomore album “Aquaria,” on the other hand, is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Die Young” below.