Tag Archives: Scooter Braun

Krishane enlists Harmony Samuels for debut album

9 Aug

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Krishane has enlisted Harmony Samuels for his upcoming debut album.

Samuels previously helmed a multitude of hits for artists such as Jennifer Lopez (“Let It Be Me”), Ariana Grande (“The Way”), Fantasia (“Lost to Win”), Brandy (“Without You”) and Keyshia Cole (“Enough of No Love”).

Furthermore, he confirmed songwriting and production placements on the next projects by K. Michelle [Atlantic], Tamar Braxton [Epic], Melissa Steel [Atlantic], Pia Mia [Interscope], Gabi Wilson [RCA] and Jojo [Atlantic].

Meanwhile, Krishane – real name St Aubyn Antonio Levy – is expected to release his first studio collection later this year through Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project will be executive-produced by Scooter Braun, who’s also overseeing the careers of Ariana Grande [Republic], Justin Bieber [Island], Tori Kelly [Capitol] and Carly Rae Jepsen [Interscope].

Other producers backing Krishane on the album are Shama Joseph (Rihanna, Elle Varner), T-Collar (Chris Brown, Rita Ora), Crada (Drake, Jordin Sparks), Fraser T. Smith (Adele, Craig David) and Bless Beats (M.O, Tinie Tempah).

Watch the music video for “Drunk and Incapable” below.

Carly Rae Jepsen unveils new song “Making Most of the Night”

9 Aug

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Carly Rae Jepsen has unveiled a new song online.

The Canadian singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Making Most of the Night” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (August 09, 2015).

“Making Most of the Night” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Jepsen along with Sia, Samuel Dixon, Emre Ramazanoglu, and The Trinity. Meanwhile, production duties were handled by The High Street.

Jepsen’s upcoming album “Emotion” – featuring previous singles “I Really Like You,” “All That,” “Run Away With Me” and “Warm Blood” – will hit stores on August 21 through School Boy Records and Interscope Records.

The highly-anticipated project is executive-produced by Scooter Braun, who’s also overseeing the careers of Justin Bieber [Island], Ariana Grande [Republic], Tori Kelly [Capitol], Rixton [Interscope] and Krishane [Atlantic].

Other musicians backing Jepsen on “Emotion” are Mattman & Robin (Taylor Swift, Hailee Steinfeld), Greg Kurstin (Britney Spears, Selena Gomez), Wayne Hector (One Direction, Nicki Minaj) and Shellback (Usher, Adam Levine).

Listen to the audio clip for “Making Most of the Night” below.

Ariana Grande chooses “Focus On Me” as new single

6 Aug

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Ariana Grande has chosen her new single.

The singer/songwriter christened “Focus On Me” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming third album “Moonlight.”

“Moonlight” serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “My Everything,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered hit singles including “Problem,” “Break Free” and “Love Me Harder.”

The hotly-anticipated CD is scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets later this year through Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Scooter Braun serves as the album’s executive producer. The music mogul’s client list also includes Justin Bieber [Island], Carly Rae Jepsen [Interscope], Tori Kelly [Capitol], Rixton [Mad Love] and Krishane [Atlantic].

On the songwriting and production front, “Moonlight” boasts alliances with Tommy Brown (Nas, Jennifer Lopez), Victoria Monet (T.I., Fifth Harmony), Jim Jonsin (Beyonce, Kelly Rowland) and Jenna Andrews (Tamia, Elle Varner).

Watch the music video for “Love Me Harder” below.

Tori Kelly releases debut album “Unbreakable Smile”

24 Jun

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Tori Kelly has released her debut album online.

“Unbreakable Smile” – featuring singles “Nobody Love” and “Should’ve Been Us” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Capitol Records.

The project was executive-produced by Scooter Braun, who’s also overseeing the next releases by Carly Rae Jepsen [Interscope Records], Ariana Grande [Republic Records] and Madison Beer [Island Records].

Album songwriters include Claude Kelly (Jordin Sparks, Kelly Clarkson), Jenna Andrews (Pixie Lott, Lily Allen), Ed Sheeran (Labrinth, Hilary Duff) and Savan Kotecha (Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera).

On the production front, “Unbreakable Smile” boasts contributions from Max Martin (Usher, Taylor Swift), Toby Gad (Beyonce, Leona Lewis), Oren Yoel (Miley Cyrus, Eliza Doolittle) and Chuck Harmony (Rihanna, Janet Jackson).

Watch the music video for “Should’ve Been Us” below.

Tori Kelly premieres music video for new single “Should’ve Been Us”

22 Jun

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Tori Kelly has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Should’ve Been Us” to her Vevo channel on Monday (June 22, 2015).

“Should’ve Been Us” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Tori Kelly along with Laleh Pourkarim, Ludvig Söderberg, Jakob Jerlström, Oscar Holter, Alexander Kronlund, and James Alan.

The track follows previous single “Nobody Love,” which peaked to number sixteen on the US Billboard Mainstream Top 40 Chart.

Kelly’s debut album “Unbreakable Smile” will hit stores and digital outlets on June 23 through Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project is executive-produced by Scooter Braun, whose also overseeing the next releases by Carly Rae Jepsen [Interscope Records], Ariana Grande [Republic Records] and Madison Beer [Island Records].

“Unbreakable Smile” boasts further collaborations with Max Martin (Britney Spears, Katy Perry), Toby Gad (Beyonce, Leona Lewis), Ed Sheeran (Jessie Ware, Hilary Duff) and Ilya Salmanzadeh (Taylor Swift, Ellie Goulding).

Watch the music video for “Should’ve Been Us” below.

Tori Kelly unveils acoustic performance for new song “Personal”

20 Jun

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Tori Kelly has unveiled a new performance video online.

The singer/songwriter posted an exclusive acoustic performance of “Personal” to her Vevo channel on Friday (June 19, 2015).

“Personal” appears as a bonus track on the Target edition of Kelly’s debut album, “Unbreakable Smile,” out on June 23 through Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated collection – featuring hit single “Nobody Love” – is executive produced by Scooter Braun, whose also overseeing the careers of Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Madison Beer.

Album songwriters include Claude Kelly (Leona Lewis, Toni Braxton), Jenna Andrews (Pixie Lott, Elle Varner), Savan Kotecha (Jennifer Lopez, Fifth Harmony) and Ed Sheeran (Rita Ora, Jessie Ware).

On the production front, Kelly has teamed with James “Malay” Ho (Frank Ocean, John Legend), Toby Gad (Beyonce, Alicia Keys), Oren Yoel (Miley Cyrus, Eliza Doolittle) and Chuck Harmony (Tamia, Jennifer Hudson).

Watch the acoustic performance for “Personal” below.

Carly Rae Jepsen announces new single “Run Away With Me”

14 Jun

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Carly Rae Jepsen has announced the details for her new single.

The Canadian singer/songwriter christened “Run Away With Me” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming studio album “Emotion.”

Jepsen co-wrote “Run Away With Me” along with Robin Fredriksson, Mattias Larsson, Oscar Holter and Jonnali Parmenius.

Production duties were handled by Shellback, whose recent credits include Maroon’s “This Summer’s Gonna Hurt” [Interscope Records] and Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” f/ Kendrick Lamar [Big Machine Records].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Scooter Braun serves as the executive producer for “Emotion.” The music mogul is also overseeing the next releases by Tori Kelly [Capitol Records] and Ariana Grande [Republic Records].

Other contributors on the follow-up to 2012’s “Kiss” are Greg Kurstin (Sia, Kelly Clarkson), Toby Gad (Beyonce, Alicia Keys), Carl Falk (Madonna, Nicole Scherzinger) and Rami Yacoub (Celine Dion, Britney Spears).

“Emotion” is scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets on August 21 via Schoolboy Records and Interscope Records.

Listen to the audio clip for “All That” below.