Tag Archives: Sam Romans

Youngr unleashes new single “Monsters”

22 Apr

British singer, songwriter, and record producer Dario Younger Brigham-Bowes, professionally known as Youngr, has released his new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Sam Romans, whose other credits include Mary J. Blige’s “Doubt,” Lapsley’s “Love is Blind,” Melissa Steel’s “You Love Me,” Ella Mai’s “10,000 Hours,” Little Mix’s “Down & Dirty,” Mahalia’s “Back Up Plan,” Clean Bandit’s “Tears,” and AlunaGeorge’s “I’m in Control.”

Production duties on “Monsters” were handled by Youngr and Romans alongside Mark Spencer, who is also responsible for JP Cooper’s “September Song,” Zara Larsson’s “Ain’t My Fault,” Snakehips’ “Cruel,” Jack Garratt’s “Weathered,” Rudimental’s “Lay it All on Me,” and Years & Years’ “Eyes Shut.”

Youngr’s upcoming debut studio project – featuring previous promotional singles “Out of My System” and “Too Keen” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

Listen to the audio clip for “Monsters” below.

Era Istrefi taps Jenna Andrews for debut album

22 Apr

Kosovo-Albanian recording artist Era Istrefi has tapped the songwriting services of Jenna Andrews for her upcoming debut album.

The Canadian singer/songwriter’s notable credits include SoMo’s “Curve,” The Band Perry’s “Live Forever,” BANKS’ “Mind Games,” Jordan Fisher’s “All About Us,” Majid Jordan’s “Make it Work,” Skylar Stecker’s “Bring Me to Life,” Tori Kelly’s “Bottled Up,” Drake’s “You and the Six,” Marsha Ambrosius’ “Run,” Tamia’s “Love Life,” and Jessie J’s “Personal.”

Andrews’ resume boasts further collaborations with producers including Sacha Skarbek, Jeff Bhasker, Arnthor Birgisson, Jonas Jeberg, Will IDAP, RedOne, Chuck Harmony, Dan Heath, Benny Cassette, Matt Parad, Jon Levine, Tim Anderson, Wayne Wilkins, Mick Schultz, Kerry Brothers, Rune Westberg, Brett James, Daniel “Daylight” Kyriakides, Moon Willis, and King Henry.

Meanwhile, Estrefi is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring singles “Bon Bon” and “Redrum” – later this year via B1 Recordings / Neser Music in partnership with Ultra Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Sam Romans (John Legend), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Dido), Linnea Sodahl (Zara Larsson), Sarah Hudson (Dua Lipa), Jesse Saint John (Marina Diamandis), Camille Purcell (The Script) and Rachel “RAYE” Keen (Charli XCX).

Listen to the audio clip for “Redrum” below.

Marina Diamandis enlists Big Taste, Jesse Saint John for new collaboration

19 Apr

Marina Diamandis, professionally known as Marina and the Diamonds, has enlisted Big Taste and Jesse Saint John for a new collaboration.

Saint John’s songwriting credits include Britney Spears’ “Love Me Down,” Charli XCX’s “Secret (Shh),” Brooke Candy’s “Rubber Band Stacks,” Erika Jayne’s “Xxxpen$ive,” Lola Blanc’s “Slay,” and Harloe’s “All in My Feelings.”

Meanwhile, Big Taste is known for his productions works with Justin Bieber (“Company”), Maty Noyes (“Falling Out of Love”), Jake Miller (“Overnight”), Sage the Gemini (“Now and Later”) and Train (“Ziplock of Sunshine”).

Diamandis, on the other hand, is expected to release her fourth studio collection later this year via Neon Gold Records and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Froot” reportedly delivers further productions from Noah Breakfast (Kanye West), James Flannigan (Kodaline), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith) and Jonny Coffer (Emeli Sande).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Anita Blay (Little Mix), Bonnie McKee (Kylie Minogue), Sarah Hudson (Santigold), Diana Gordon (Beyonce) and Sam Romans (Craig David).

Stream “Froot” below.

Craig David reunites with Ed Drewett for new album

16 Apr

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Craig David has reunited with Ed Drewett for his upcoming album.

The British singer/songwriter previously co-wrote “Couldn’t Be Mine” for David alongside the song’s producer Tre Jean-Marie. The track appears on 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” which topped the UK Albums Chart.

Drewett’s songwriting resume boasts further works with One Direction (“Best Song Ever”), Little Mix (“Black Magic”), The Vamps (“Cheater”), Olly Murs (“Dear Darling”), Fleur East (“Gold Watch”), Stooshe (“Kiss Chase”), Sinead Harnett (“Do it Anyway”), Ben Haenow (“Greatest Mistake”), SG Lewis (“All Night”), Madeon (“OK”) and The Wanted (“Glad You Came”).

In addition Jean-Marie, Drewett has also collaborated with top producers including Future Cut, Steve Mac, TMS, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Ash Howes, Two Inch Punch, Fred Ball, Mojam Music, Julian Bunetta, Red Triangle, Fraser T. Smith, Electric, Jim Eliot, Naughty Boy, Steve Robson, Jim Duguid, Cutfather, Jonas Jeberg, Laconic, John Henry Ryan, and The Runners.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Insanity Records.

Other musicians expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Dave Tozer (John Legend), Talay Riley (Nick Jonas), Martin Solveig (Whinnie Williams), DAECOLM (Mario Barrett), White N3rd (Daley), Max McElligott (John Newman), Sam Romans (Alicia Keys) and Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson).

Listen to the audio clip for “Couldn’t Be Mine” below.

Jennifer Hudson collborates with Sam Romans for new album

15 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and actress Jennifer Hudson has collaborated with Sam Romans for her upcoming fourth album.

Romans’ notable songwriting & production credits include Mary J. Blige’s “Doubt,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Fade to Nothing,” Lapsley’s “Love is Blind,” Melissa Steel’s “You Love Me,” Ella Mai’s “10,000 Hours,” Little Mix’s “Down & Dirty,” Mahalia’s “Back Up Plan,” Clean Bandit’s “Tears,” Stefanie Heinzmann’s “Falling,” Birdy’s “Beautiful Lies,” and AlunaGeorge’s “I’m in Control.”

His latest mini-album “Automatic” – featuring lead promotional single “Happy Love” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Hudson is expected to release her next studio collection – featuring current single “Remember Me” – later this year through Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “JHUD” delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jamie Hartman (JP Cooper), Diane Warren (Demi Lovato), Toby Gad (Rebecca Ferguson), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys), Lauren Christy (Keri Hilson) and Jon “The Rabbi” Levine (Bebe Rexha).

Fans of Romans’ works, on the other hand, should also keep an eye on the next projects by James Morrison, Cosima, Noah Cyrus, RAYE, Jess Glynne, Sigala, Louisa Johnson, Ella Henderson, Blonde, Fleur East, Gavin James, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Jonas Blue, Rudimental, Liv Dawson, Matoma, Naughty Boy, Jessie Ware, Sigma, Kali Uchis, Alan Walker, Tiggs Da Author, Craig David, Forest Blakk, Sub Focus, Plan B, and X Ambassadors.

Stream “Automatic” below.

Noah Cyrus confirms details for new single

9 Apr

Noah Cyrus has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Stay Together” as the second promotional cut from her debut album, “NC-17,” and will release it on April 14 via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Brittany “Brit” Burton (Jessie J, 5 Seconds of Summer) and Emily Warren (The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes).

Production duties on “Stay Together” were handled by British musician Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale, who also contributed the next projects by Rita Ora, Dua Lipa, Taya, John Newman, Louisa Johnson, Marlon Roudette, GNASH, Conrad Sewell, Sigma, Anne-Marie, KStewart, Liam Payne, Astrid S, Chromeo, JP Cooper, Liza Owen, Kat Dahlia, Louis Tomlinson, Mabel McVey, DAECOLM, Emma Bale, and Fifth Harmony.

As mentioned in earlier posts, “NC-17” – featuring the Labrinth-assisted “Make Me (Cry)” and Ilsey Juber-penned / Dan Wilson-produced “Almost Famous” – will arrive later this year via Songs Music Publishing / RECORDS.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Two Inch Punch, Big Taste, Jonas Jeberg, DannyBoyStyles, Carl Falk, Ariel Rechtshaid, and Isabella “Isa Machine” Summers.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Noonie Bao, Jenna Andrews, Sarah Hudson, Maegan Cottone, Andrea “NyLo” Landis, Caroline Ailin, Madison Emiko Love, Lauren Aquilina, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Hannah Wilson, Ross Golan, Justin Tranter, Sam Romans, and Trey Campbell.

Watch the music video for “Make Me (Cry)” below.

Ella Henderson writes new music with Jenna Andrews

6 Apr

Ella Henderson has written new music with Jenna Andrews.

The Canadian singer/songwriter’s notable credits include SoMo’s “Curve,” The Band Perry’s “Live Forever,” BANKS’ “Mind Games,” Jordan Fisher’s “All About Us,” Majid Jordan’s “Make it Work,” Skylar Stecker’s “Bring Me to Life,” Tori Kelly’s “Bottled Up,” Drake’s “You and the Six,” Marsha Ambrosius’ “Run,” Tamia’s “Love Life,” and Jessie J’s “Personal.”

Andrews’ resume boasts further collaborations with producers including Sacha Skarbek, Jeff Bhasker, Arnthor Birgisson, Jonas Jeberg, Will IDAP, RedOne, Chuck Harmony, Dan Heath, Benny Cassette, Matt Parad, Jon Levine, Tim Anderson, Wayne Wilkins, Mick Schultz, Kerry Brothers, Rune Westberg, Brett James, Daniel “Daylight” Kyriakides, and Moon Willis.

Meanwhile, Henderson is scheduled release her sophomore studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

Among the other songwriters expected to appear on the follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One” are Jennifer Decilveo, Lindy Robbins, Maegan Cottone, Camille Purcell, Grace Barker, Jessica Ashley, Caroline Ailin, Sophie “Frances” Cooke, Julia Michaels, Rachel Rohan, Amy Wadge, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Emily Warren, James “JHart” Abrahart, Claude Kelly, Benjamin Arrow, Sam Romans, Joseph Angel, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Philip Plested, Trey Campbell, Max McElligott, and Justin Tranter.

Fans of Andrews’ songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Kiesza, Lily Allen, Pixie Lott, Kai, Noah Cyrus, Dua Lipa, Christina Perri, Jennifer Lopez, Kyla Smith, and Snakehips.

Stream “Chapter One” below.