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Ariana Grande delivers new album “Thank U, Next”

10 Feb

Ariana Grande has delivered her fifth studio collection online.

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

Current promotional single “Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored” – which samples the Kandi Burruss and Kevin “She’kspere” Briggs-crafted “It Makes Me Ill” (as performed by N’Sync) – was co-written by regular collaborators Savan Kotecha, Martin “Max Martin” Sandberg, and Ilya Salmanzadeh.

Other musicians backing Grande on “Thank U, Next” are Tommy Brown, Victoria Monet, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Tayla Parx, Charles Anderson, Priscilla Renea, Justin Tranter, Kennedi Lykken, Happy Perez, Njomza, Brian Malik Baptiste, Kaydence, Jameel Roberts, and Nova Wav.

Watch the music video for “Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored” below.

Ariana Grande reveals tracklisting, release date for new album “Thank U, Next”

23 Jan

Ariana Grande has revealed the tracklisting and release date for her upcoming fifth album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her next studio collection “Thank U, Next” and will release it on February 8th via Republic Records.

Current promotional single “7 Rings” – which was collectively produced by Tommy Brown, Charles Anderson and Michael Foster – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the follow-up to 2018’s “Sweetner,” Grande has also worked with Max Martin, Victoria Monet, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Tayla Parx, Savan Kotecha, Njomza, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Kandi Burruss, Tom Parker, Kimberly Krysiuk, and Happy Perez.

See the tracklisting for “Thank U, Next” below.

(1) Imagine / (2) Needy / (3) NASA / (4) Bloodline / (5) Fake Smile / (6) Bad Idea / (7) Make Up / (8) Ghostin / (9) In My Head / (10) 7 Rings / (11) Thank U, Next / (12) Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored

Dua Lipa teams with Joel Little for new collaboration

17 Jan

Dua Lipa has teamed up with Joel Little for a new collaboration.

The New Zealand record producer and songwriter is responsible for Lorde’s “Royals,” Imagine Dragons’ “Whatever it Takes,” Shawn Mendes’s “Youth,” Ruth B’s “If This is Love,” Daya’s “Safe,” Kesha’s “This is Me,” Bebe Rexha’s “The Way I Are (Dance with Somebody),” and Khaled’s “Young, Dumb & Broke.”

Besides renewing his worldwide publishing deal with Sony/ATV; Little has also contributed to the next projects by Normani, OneRepublic, Ina Wroldsen, and Ella Eyre.

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa’s next single “Swan Song” – taken from the original motion picture soundtrack “Alitta: Battle Angel” – will arrive on January 25 via all digital streaming outlets. The track was co-written by Justin Tranter and Kennedi Lykken, with collective production duties handled by Junkie XL alongside Mattias Larsson and Robin Fredriksson (aka Mattman & Robin).

For her upcoming sophomore album, Dua Lipa has reportedly worked with Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Emily Warren, Jason Evigan, Lindy Robbins, King Henry, Sarah Hudson, Grades, Tove Lo, MNEK, Tayla Parx, Savan Kotecha, Caroline Ailin, Dayyon Alexander, Kamille, Andrew Wyatt, Ilsey Juber, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Sasha Sloan, and Max Martin.

Watch the music video for “Electricity” below.

 

Ellie Goulding hits the studio with Steve Mac for new collaboration

22 Nov

Ellie Goulding has teamed up with Steve Mac for a new collaboration.

Born Steven McCutcheon, the British record producer and songwriter’s recent credits include Little Mix’s “Woman Like Me,” Anne-Marie’s “2002,” Jess Glynne’s “Thursday,” Craig David’s “Brand New,” Olly Murs’s “Moves,” Max George’s “Barcelona,” and Celine Dion’s “Ashes.”

Mac has also worked with top songwriters including Wayne Hector, Lindy Robbins, Ammar Malik, Ina Wroldsen, Ed Drewett, Karen Poole, Ross Golan, Amy Wadge, Claude Kelly, Julie Frost, August Rigo, and Chelcee Grimes.

Meanwhile, Goulding is scheduled to release the follow-up to 2015’s “Delirium” later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from The 23rd, Kamille, Noel Zancanella, Jamie Hartman, MoZella, Justin Tranter, Starsmith, Ilsey Juber, Nate Campany, Jason Evigan, and Gian Stone.

Goulding’s current promotional single “Close to Me” – which was co-written by Savan Kotecha and Peter Svensson and collectively produced by Diplo and Ilya Salmanzadeh – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “Close to Me” below.

 

Dua Lipa enlists Tayla Parx for new collaboration

15 Nov

Dua Lipa has enlisted fellow recording artist Tayla Parx for a new collaboration.

Parx recently co-wrote “Thank U, Next” for Ariana Grande alongside Victoria Monet, Tommy Brown, Charles Anderson, and Micheal Foster. The track peaked to number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Parx’s current promotional single “Slow Dancing,” taken from her upcoming project “We Need to Talk,” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa is expected to release her sophomore album next year via Warner Music Group / Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional contributions from Jason Evigan, Kamille, Savan Kotecha, Caroline Ailin, Ilya, Tove Lo, Sasha Sloan, Andrew Wyatt, Ilsey Juber, Koz, Lindy Robbins, MNEK, Sarah Hudson, Grades, Emily Warren, Dayyon Alexander, Sarah Aarons, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Watch the music video for “Slow Dancing” below.

Dua Lipa teases new collaboration with Tove Lo

7 Nov

Dua Lipa has teased a new collaboration with Tove Lo.

“Spent two days writing in the studio with this incredibly funny extremely talented human being @ToveLo,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Tuesday (November 06, 2018).

Born Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson, the Swedish artist previously co-penned songs for Ellie Goulding (“Love Me Like You Do”), Nick Jonas (“Close”), Lea Michele (“Thousand Needles”), Adam Lambert (“Rumors”), Hilary Duff (“Sparks”), Lorde (“Homemade Dynamite”) and Zara Larsson (“Skippin’ a Beat”).

Lo’s latest studio collection “Blue Lips” – featuring productions from Jack & Coke, Ali Payami, Lukas “Lulou” Loules, Alex Hope, and The Struts – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa is expected to release her sophomore album next year via Warner Music Group / Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional contributions from Jason Evigan, Kamille, Savan Kotecha, Caroline Ailin, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Sasha Sloan, Andrew Wyatt, Ilsey Juber, Stephen Kozmeniuk, Lindy Robbins, MNEK, Sarah Hudson, Grades, Emily Warren, Flume, and Sarah Aarons.

Stream the audio clip for “Blow That Smoke” below.

Dua Lipa hits the studio with Kamille for new collaboration

27 Oct

Dua Lipa has teamed up with Kamille for a new collaboration.

Kamille’s recent credits include Clean Bandit’s “Solo,” Louisa Johnson’s “Yes,” Jess Glynne’s “I’ll Be There,” Mist’s “Wish Me Well,” James Arthur’s “You Deserve Better,” and Don Diablo’s “Give Me Love.”

Her current single “Emotional” – which was co-written and produced by Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa is currently working on her upcoming sophomore studio collection under Warner Music Group / Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields alliances with Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Lindy Robbins, King Henry, Emily Warren, Sarah Hudson, Justin Tranter, Caroline Ailin, Sasha Sloan, Ilsey Juber, Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, MNEK, Sarah Aarons, and Grades.

Fans of Kamille’s works should also look out for the next releases by Little Mix, Ellie Goulding, Lianne La Havas, Nick Jonas, Olly Murs, Marina Diamandis, Louis Tomlinson, Mali-Koa, John Newman, Mullally, and Rihanna.

Stream the audio clip for “Kiss and Makeup” below.