Tag Archives: School Boy Records

Carly Rae Jepsen writes new music with Asia Whiteacre

29 Aug

Photo Credit: Vanessa Heins

Carly Rae Jepsen has recorded new music with Asia Whiteacre.

The Warner/Chappell signee’s resume boasts songwriting works with Astrid S (“Breathe”), Laura Marano (“Hot Mess”), Hailee Steinfeld (“Most Girls”), Liza Owen (“Somebody New”), Sofia Carson (“When I Was Your Girl”), Hey Violet (“ODD”) and Liz Huett (“Love Me More”).

Whiteacre has also worked with fellow songwriters and producers including Electric, Laura “LP” Pergolizzi, Red Triangle, Diana Gordon, Captain Cuts, Kara DioGuardi, Illangelo, Taylor Parks, Happy Perez, Kate Nash, Dallas K, Lisa Scinta, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Stephenie Jones, and Ross Golan.

Meanwhile, Jepsen is expected to release her next album and follow-up to 2015’s “E.MO.TION” later this year via School Boy Records and Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Chloe Angelides (Era Istrefi), Nate Campany (Raye), MNDR (Charli XCX), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Beyonce), Noonie Bao (Dua Lipa), Tobias Jesso Jr. (Adele), Phoebe Ryan (Britney Spears) and Nate Cyphert (Rachel Platten).

Stream the audio clip for “Cut to the Feeling” below.

Justin Bieber liberates new promotional single “Friends”

18 Aug

Justin Bieber has liberated his new promotional single online.

“Friends” – which was co-written alongside Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, and Michael “BloodPop” Tucker – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Bieber’s upcoming fifth album is expected to arrive later this year via School Boy Records in partnership with Def Jam Recordings and Republic Records.

His previous studio collection, 2015’s “Purpose,” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles international hit singles including “Sorry,” “What Do You Mean” and “Love Yourself.”

Stream the audio clip for “Friends” below.

Carly Rae Jepsen writes new music with Chloe Angelides, Farrago, Jonas Jeberg

15 Aug

Photo Credit: Vanessa Heins

Canadian singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen has teamed up with Chloe Angelides, Farrago, and Jonas Jeberg for a new collaboration.

The songwriting trio are responsible for Selena Gomez’s “Fetish,” which peaked to number twenty-seven on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Farrago’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Daya (“Sit Still, Look Pretty”) and Jojo (“Disaster”), meanwhile Angelides has contributed to the next projects by Stanaj, Louisa Johnson, Era Istrefi, Liza Owen, Demi Lovato, Lily Allen, Molly Kate Kestner, and Charlie Puth.

As a record producer, Jeberg has helmed songs for artists including Bebe Rexha (“The Way I Are”), Jason Derulo (“Marry Me”), Sabrina Carpenter (“Why”), Fifth Harmony (“Sledgehammer”) and Chris Brown (“Remember My Name”).

Jepsen, on the other hand, is expected to release her next album later this year via School Boy Records and Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “E.MO.TION” reportedly delivers additional productions from Patrik Berger (Charli XCX), Kyle Shearer (Tori Kelly), Alex Hope (Troy Sivan), Justin Raisen (Sky Ferreira), Pontus Winnberg (Britney Spears), Fred Ball (Alicia Keys), Captain Cuts (Halsey) and BloodPop (Justin Bieber).

On the songwriting front, Jepsen has worked with Nate Campany (Martin Garrix), Amanda “MNDR” Warner (Charli XCX), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Leona Lewis), Noonie Bao (Katy Perry), Tobias Jesso Jr. (John Legend), Phoebe Ryan (Melanie Martinez) and Nate Cyphert (Rachel Platten).

Stream the audio clip for “Cut to the Feeling” below.

Tori Kelly reunites with Ed Sheeran for new collaboration?

13 Aug

American singer/songwriter Victoria Loren Kelly, professionally known as Tori Kelly, has reportedly reunited with Ed Sheeran for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on “I Was Made for Loving You,” taken from Kelly’s debut studio collection, 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Sheeran’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Jessie Ware (“Say You Love Me”), Rita Ora (“Your Song”), Liam Payne (“Strip that Down”), Zara Larsson (“Don’t Let Me Be Yours”), Justin Bieber (“Love Yourself”), Hilary Duff (“Tattoo”) and Jess Glynne (“Woman Like Me”).

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her sophomore album later this year via School Boy Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Jimmy Napes, Natasha Bedingfield, JHart, Tayla Parx, Nate Campany, Fabienne Holloway, Daniel Nigro, Emily Warren, and Wayne Hector.

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are MOJAM (aka Mustafa Omer & James Murray), Warren “Oak” Felder, Noel Zancanella, Stephan Moccio, Neff-U, Kyle Shearer, and Fred Cox.

Stream the audio clip for “I Was Made for Loving You” below.

Jimmy Napes teases new collaboration with Tori Kelly

12 Aug

Jimmy Napes has teased a new collaboration with Tori Kelly.

“Had so much fun working with the incredible @torikelly today. When my son realises she’s the elephant from ‘Sing’ it’s going to blow his little mind,” the British singer, songwriter, and record producer posted to Instagram.

Napes’ credits include Sam Smith’s “Stay with Me,” Ray BLK’s “Doing Me,” Madonna’s “Best Night,” Alicia Keys’ “Hallelujah,” Mary J. Blige’s “When You’re Gone,” Jessie Ware’s “Pieces,” Liv Dawson’s “Searching, ” Ellie Goulding’s “Heal,” Clean Bandit’s “Rather Be,” and Lianne La Havas’ “Wonderful.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Richard “Biff” Stannard, Bradford Ellis, Felix Joseph, William “Tourist” Phillips, Toby Gad, Rodney Jerkins, Malay, Francis “Eg” White, Youthonix, Jonny Coffer, Timbaland, Fraser T. Smith, Emile Haynie, and Sampha.

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her sophomore album and follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via School Boy Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts productions from Mojam Music (Louisa Johnson), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato), Noel Zancanella (Leona Lewis), Stephan Moccio (Maty Noyes), Theron “Neff-U” Feemster (ZZ Ward), Kyle Shearer (Phoebe Ryan) and Fred Cox (Janelle Monae).

On the songwriting front, Kelly has worked with Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Molly Kate Kestner), Tayla Parx (Alina Baraz), Nate Campany (Starley), Fabienne Holloway (Chloe Leone), Daniel Nigro (Charlotte OC), Emily Warren (Dua Lipa) and Wayne Hector (Craig David).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Jimmy Napes’ works!

Tori Kelly teams with Lecrae for new single “I’ll Find You”

10 Jun

American singer/songwriter Tori Kelly has teamed with Christian hip hop artist Lecrae for new single “I’ll Reach You,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Sasha Sloan (Camila Cabello, Louis Tomlinson), Natalie Lauren (Chris Brown, Iggy Azalea) and Johnny Yukon (Trey Songz, Jennifer Lopez), with production credits from Justin “DJ Frank E” Franks (Charlie Puth, Toni Braxton) and Danny Majic (The Vamps, David Guetta).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly is expected to release her sophomore studio collection and follow-up 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via School Boy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts productions from Warren “Oak” Felder (Rihanna, Liam Payne), Noel Zancanella (Adele, Leona Lewis), Stephan Moccio (Fergie, Maty Noyes), Neff-U (Brandy, Mary J. Blige), Kyle Shearer (Tove Lo, Phoebe Ryan) and Fred Cox (RAYE, Janelle Monae).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie, Imani Williams), James “JHart” Abrahart (TLC, Little Mix), Tayla Parx (Tinashe, Alicia Keys), Nate Campany (LP, Carly Rae Jepsen), Fabienne Holloway (Grace Barker, Kiah Victoria), Daniel Nigro (Charlotte OC, Sky Ferreira) and Emily Warren (Dua Lipa, Sean Paul).

Stream the audio clip for “I’ll Reach You” below.

Carly Rae Jepsen liberates new single “Cut to the Feeling”

26 May

Photo Credit: Vanessa Heins

Carly Rae Jepsen has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Cut to the Feeling” – which is taken from the motion picture soundtrack to the upcoming film “Leap!” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Originally intended for Jepsen’s 2015 album “E.MO.TION,” the track was co-written by Simon Wilcox and Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza, who are also behind Tinashe’s “Flame,” Nick Jonas’ “Jealous,” DNCE’s “Unsweet,” Fifth Harmony’s “Squeeze,” and Demi Lovato’s “Body Talk.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Jepsen is expected to release her next studio collection later this year via School Boy Records and Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts songwriting contributions from Noonie Bao (Dua Lipa), Nate Campany (Tori Kelly), Phoebe Ryan (Britney Spears), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Jess Glynne), Amanda “MNDR” Warner (AlunaGeorge), Tobias Jesso Jr. (Sam Smith), Charli XCX (Blondie), Justin Tranter (Betty Who) and Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (Tinashe).

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Alex Hope (Kacy Hill), Patrik Berger (Santigold), Kyle Shearer (Melanie Martinez), Captain Cuts (Bebe Rexha), Pontus Winnberg (Sky Ferreira), Justin Raisen (Angel Olsen), BloodPop (Madonna), Kaytranada (Craig David) and Fred Ball (Zara Larsson).

Stream the audio clip for “Cut to the Feeling” below.