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Noah Cyrus delivers new single “I’m Stuck”

26 May

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American singer/songwriter Noah Cyrus has delivered her new single online.

“I’m Stuck” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Cyrus alongside Jenna Andrews (Sabina Ddumba, Ella Henderson) and Sam Romans (Craig David, Alicia Keys).

Production duties on “I’m Stuck” were handled by Timothy McKenzie, professionally known as Labrinth, who previously teamed up with Cyrus on “Make Me (Cry)” and helmed songs for other artists including Ms. Dynamite’s “Neva Soft,” Rihanna’s “Lost in Paradise,” and Ed Sheeran’s “Save Myself.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cyrus’ upcoming debut album “NC-17” – featuring the Digital Farm Animals-produced “Stay Together” and Dan Wilson-assisted “Almost Famous” – will arrive later this year via Ron Perry’s Songs Music Publishing and Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS.

Stream the audio clip for “I’m Stuck” below.

Kali Uchis drafts Jorja Smith for new single “Tyrant”

22 May

Colombian-American singer-songwriter Karly Loaiza, known professionally as Kali Uchis, has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Tyrant” – featuring guest vocals from fellow recording artist Jorja Smith – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Uchis and Smith co-wrote “Tyrant” alongside the song’s producers Mark “Sounwave” Spears (Kendrick Lamar, Raleigh Ritchie), Jairus Mozee (Faith Evans, Jill Scott) and Larrance Dopson (Ty Dolla Sign, Lupe Fiasco).

Uchis’ upcoming debut album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Linda Perry (Pink, Christina Aguilera), Sam Romans (AlunaGeorge, Clean Bandit), Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa, Leona Lewis), Devonte Hynes (Blondie, Sky Ferreira), Illangelo (RAYE, The Weeknd) and Billy Walsh (Camila Cabello, Alicia Keys).

Listen to the audio clip for “Tyrant” below.

Kamille hits the studio with Rudimental

20 May

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, professionally known as Kamille, has teamed up for with Rudimental for a new collaboration.

Purcell’s songwriting resume boasts works with Little Mix (“Shout Out to My Ex”), Olly Murs (“Grow Up”), Fleur East (“Sax”), Ella Henderson (“Glow”), Sigma (“Find Me”), Leona Lewis (“Mr. Right”) and The Saturdays (“What About Us”).

Her upcoming debut album – featuring contributions from Chris Loco, Two Inch Punch, Dantae Johnson, and Goldfingers – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Meanwhile, Rudimental – composed of Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor, Piers Agget and DJ Locksmith – are currently working on their upcoming third album under Major Tom’s Music and Asylum Records (UK) / Atlantic Records (US).

The follow-up to 2015’s “We the Generation” reportedly features alliances with Sam Romans, Grace Barker, Jonny “Ghostwriter” Harris, Rachel “RAYE” Keen, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Cara Salimando, James Newman, Arrow Benjamin, Cass Lowe, Jim Eliot, and Andrew Jackson.

Fans of Kamille’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by The Script, David Guetta, Louis Tomlinson, Jess Glynne, Ella Henderson, Rita Ora, Tamera Foster, Sigala, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Wiz Kid, and Ella Eyre.

Stream “We the Generation” below.

Rita Ora drafts Jimmy Napes for sophomore album

14 May

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has drafted James Napier, professionally known as Jimmy Napes, for her upcoming sophomore album.

The Grammy award-winning record producer and songwriter is known for his works with Sam Smith (“I’m Not the Only One”), Disclosure (“Latch”), Alicia Keys (“Hallelujah”), Mary J. Blige (“Nobody But You”), Clean Bandit (“Rather Be”), Jessie Ware (“Pieces”), Liv Dawson (“Searching”), Ellie Goulding (“Heal”), Lapsley (“Hurt Me”), Javeon (“Intoxicated”), Ria Ritchie (“In My Blood”), Lianne La Havas (“Wonderful”) and Gorgon City (“Unmissable”).

Napes’ extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Richard “Biff” Stannard, Bradford Ellis, Felix Joseph, William “Tourist” Phillips, Noonie Bao, Toby Gad, Diplo, Rodney Jerkins, Francis “Eg” White, Matt Prime, James Draper, Youthonix, Naughty Boy, Mojam Music, Jonny Coffer, Julio Bashmore, Tobias Jesso Jr., MoZella, Craze & Hoax, MNEK, Philip Plested, Fraser T. Smith, Emile Haynie, Levi Lennox, James Ford, and Sampha.

Meanwhile, Ora is scheduled to release her second studio collection – featuring lead single “Your Song” as well as “Him & Me,” “Girls,” “Falling to Pieces” and “Velvet Rope” – later this year via Atlantic Records.

In addition to confirmed collaborators Ed Sheeran, Steve Mac, Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt and Sam Romans, the follow-up to 2012’s “ORA” reportedly delivers further alliances with Digital Farm Animals, RAYE, Jake Gosling, Ammar Malik, Stargate, Eyelar, Leon Thomas, Diana Gordon, Max McElligott, Chelcee Grimes, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Meghan Trainor, Dallas K, and Jin Jin.

Stream the following the playlist dedicated to Jimmy Napes’ work!

Rita Ora teams with Ed Sheeran, Steve Mac for new single “Your Song”

13 May

Rita Ora has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Your Song” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on May 26 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Ed Sheeran, whose other credits include Major Lazer’s “Cold Water,” Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself,” Jessie Ware’s “Say You Love Me,” Hilary Duff’s “Tattoo,” Tori Kelly’s “I Was Made for Loving You,” and Rixton’s “Hotel Ceiling.”

Production duties on “Your Song” were handled by Steve Mac, who is also responsible for Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You,” Zara Larsson’s “Don’t Let Me Be Yours,” Clean Bandit’s “Rockabye,” Louisa Johnson’s “So Good,” Birdy’s “Hear You Calling,” Sabrina Carpenter’s “Thumbs,” and Anne-Marie’s “Alarm.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora’s second studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “ORA,” will arrive later this year via Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Diana Gordon, Chelcee Grimes, Ali Tamposi, Jin Jin, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Georgia Ku, Brian Lee, Andrew Watt, Max McElligott, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Sam Romans, Justin Tranter, and Ammar Malik.

Stream “ORA” below.

Ella Henderson collaborates with Danny Parker for sophomore album

12 May

Ella Henderson has collaborated with Danny Parker for her second album.

The American songwriter is known for co-penning Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Shawn Mendes’ “Stitches,” Britney Spears’ “Liar,” James Blunt’s “Heart to Heart,” Birdy’s “Save Yourself,” and Nick Jonas’ “Chains.”

Parker’s resume boasts further works with fellow songwriters and producers including Jason Evigan, Ross Golan, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Patrik Patrikious, Ilsey Juber, Teddy Geigher, Steph Jones, Breyan Isaac, Emily Warren, Ammar Malik, Daniel “Daylight” Kyriakides, Clarence Coffee Jr., Warren “Oak” Felder, Jonas Jeberg, Nick Ruth, Daniel “Robopop” Omelio, and TMS.

Meanwhile, Henderson is scheduled release her sophomore studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One,” later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Jenna Andrews, Chiara Hunter, Dayo Olatunji, Jennifer Decilveo, Lindy Robbins, Maegan Cottone, Kamille, Grace Barker, HARLOE, Caroline Ailin, Frances, Julia Michaels, Rachel Rohan, Amy Wadge, Cara Salimando, MoZella, Claude Kelly, Benjamin Arrow, Sam Romans, J Angel, Evan Bogart, Philip Plested, BullySongs, James Newman, Trey Campbell, JHart, Max McElligott, Iain James, Corey Sanders, Ed Drewett, and Justin Tranter.

Stream “Chapter One” below.

Cosima teams with Justin Raisen for new collaboration

12 May

British singer/songwriter Cosima Ehni, professionally known as Cosima, has teamed up with Justin Raisen for a new collaboration.

The American record producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist’s resume boasts works for Charli XCX (“London Queen”), Sky Ferreira (“Love in Stereo”), Santigold (Who I Thought You Were), Ariel Pink (“Picture Me Gone”), Little Boots (“Satellite”) and Angel Olsen (“Shut Up Kiss Me”).

Fans of Raisen’s songwriting and production works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Bonzai, Sky Ferreira, Lizzo, Miya Folick, Kai, Carly Rae Jepsen, Kitten, and Marissa Nadler.

Meanwhile, Cosima is expected to release her debut album – featuring current promotional single “Dreams” – later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Lil Silva (BANKS, Adele), Sam Romans (Alicia Keys, Jennifer Hudson), GRADES (NAO, Dua Lipa) and Jeff Gitty (Kelsey Lu, Chris Brown).

Cosima’s mini-album “South of Heaven” – featuring productions and songwriting contributions from Greg Wells, Nina Woodford-Wells, Felix Joseph, Henrik Van Rivers, Josh Crocker, and Roy “MyRiot” Kerr – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Listen to the audio clip for “Dreams” below.