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Fifth Harmony announce new album details

25 Jul

Photo Credit: Billboard Magazine

Fifth Harmony have announced the details for their upcoming third album.

The American pop quartet – composed of Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane, and Lauren Jauregui – will release their self-titled third album on August 25 via Syco Music and Epic Records.

Current promotional single “Down” – which was written by Claire “Jude” Demorest alongside Joshua “Ammo” Coleman and Dallas Koehlke – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “7/27” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Dayo Olatunji (Ella Eyre), Verse Simmonds (Jordan Fisher), Candy Shields (Galantis), Marlin Bonds (Demi Lovato), Tayla Parx (Jason Derulo), Sebastian Kole (Brandy), Koko LaRoo (Jake Miller), Akil King (Teyana Taylor) and Carmen Reece (Nathan Sykes).

On the production front, Fifth Harmony have worked with Digital Farm Animals (Louis Tomlinson), Jason Evigan (Bebe Rexha), Gian Stone (Nick Jonas), Shama Joseph (Chris Brown), Fredro (Alessia Cara), Vincent Berry (Beyonce), Happy Perez (Frank Ocean) and The Monsters & Strangerz (Zara Larsson).

Watch the music video for “Down” below.

Kelly Rowland reunites with Da Internz for new collaboration

19 Jul

Kelly Rowland has reunited with Da Internz for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on the track “Where Have You Been,” taken from The-Dream’s fourth studio collection, 2013’s “IV Play.”

Composed of Marcos “Kosine” Palacios and Ernest “Tuo” Clark, Da Internz are also known for production works with Rihanna (“Birthday Cake”), Justin Bieber (“I Would”), Tamar Braxton (“If I Don’t Have You”), John Legend (“Made to Love”), Sevyn Streeter (“Soon As I Get Home”), Cassie (“Paradise”), Jazmine Sullivan (“Stanley”) and Grace Sewell (“Church on Sunday”).

Meanwhile, Rowland is expected to release her next album – which features further productions from Christopher “Tricky” Stewart, Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph, Dem Jointz, and Mick Schultz – later this year.

The still-untitled collection follows 2013’s “Talk a Good Game,” which peaked to number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Kisses Down Low” and “Dirty Laundry.”

Stream the audio clip for “Where Have You Been” below.

Natalie La Rose teases new collaboration with Mike Dean

16 Jul

Photo Credit: Martika Avalon

Natalie La Rose has teased a new collaboration with Mike Dean.

“When I laid my eyes on @therealmikedean precious Grand, I just couldn’t keep my hands off of it,” the Dutch singer/songwriter posted on Instagram.

Dean is known for his production works with Kanye West (“Ultralight Beam”), Beyonce (“Love Drought”), The Weeknd (“Tell Your Friends”), Madonna (“Inside Out”), Justin Bieber (“No Sense”) and Rihanna (“FourFiveSeconds”).

In addition to launching a record label by the name of M.W.A. (an acronym for Dean’s DJ name Mexican Wrestling Association), the American record producer has also contributed to Sky Ferreira’s sophomore album “Masochism.”

Meanwhile, La Rose is expected to release her debut album later this year via Dreams World/Sony RAL.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Jarrad Rogers (Rita Ora), Shama Joseph (Rihanna), GRADES (Jess Glynne), Tommy Brown (Ariana Grande), Detail (Jhene Aiko), The Stereotypes (Bruno Mars), DJ Marley Watters (Justine Skye), and T-Minus (Kelly Rowland).

On the songwriting front, La Rose has worked with Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Scott Harris (Phoebe Ryan), Courtney Harrell (Fantasia Barrino), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Whitney Phillips (Sabrina Ddumba), Breyan Isaac (Charlie Puth), Rosina Russell (David Guetta) and Jacob Luttrell (Tori Kelly).

Watch the music video for “Somebody” below.

Jason Derulo taps Stephan Moccio for new collaboration

24 Jun

Jason Derulo has tapped the songwriting and production services of Stephan Moccio for his upcoming fifth album.

The Canadian musician is known for his works with major artists including The Weeknd (“Earned It”), Miley Cyrus (“Wrecking Ball”), Celine Dion (“A New Day Has Come”), Seal (“Daylight Saving”), Jon Bellion (“Fashion”), Ne-Yo (“Ballerina”), Maty Noyes (“London”), Skylar Grey (“I Know You”), Lea Michele (“Truce”) and James Blunt (“Don’t Give Me Those Eyes”).

Fans of Moccio’s work should keep an eye on the next projects by Skrillex, Jennifer Lopez, Meghan Trainor, Stanaj, Julia Michaels, Tori Kelly, Jasmine Thompson, Conrad Sewell, Jessie Ware, Avery Wilson, Emeli Sande, Labrinth, Clare Maguire, Kiesza, Lykki Li, and Bryan Adams.

Meanwhile, Derulo is expected to release his fifth studio collection – featuring the Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla Sign-assisted lead single “Swalla” – is expected to arrive on July 7 via Beluga Heights and Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Everything is 4,” reportedly delivers additional productions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Happy Perez, Tre Jean-Marie, Knightstarr, Andrew Cedar, Jussifer, Nova Wav, Laconic, Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph, Gladius, Jeff Gitty, and Axident.

Stream the following playlist dedicated playlist dedicated to Moccio’s work!

Jason Derulo teams with Happy Perez for new collaboration

3 Jun

Jason Derulo has teamed up with Happy Perez for a new collaboration.

The American record producer – born Nathan Perez – is responsible for Camila Cabello’s “Crying in the Club,” Daley’s “Love Somebody,” Mariah Carey’s “Beautiful,” Halsey’s “Now or Never,” Frank Ocean’s “We All Try,” MGK’s “At My Best,” K. Michelle’s “Pay My Bills,” Ella Henderson’s “First Time,” Ben Stevenson’s “Summer Dealer,” and Miguel’s “Sure Thing.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Sia Furler, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Marty James, Candice Nelson, Guordan Banks, Meleni Smith, Claude Kelly, Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard, Elijah Blake, Anastacia Whiteacre, Tiyon Mack, Kate Nash, Balewa Muhammad, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Ezekiel Lewis, and Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith.

Meanwhile, Derulo is expected to release his fifth studio collection – featuring the Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla Sign-assisted lead single “Swalla” – is expected to arrive on July 7 via Beluga Heights and Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Rihanna), Tre Jean-Marie (Jacob Banks), Knightstarr (Craig David), Andrew Cedar (Charlie Puth), Jussifer (Skylar Stecker), Nova Wav (Kehlani), Laconic (Cover Drive), Shama Joseph (Chris Brown), Gladius (Jake Miller), Jeff Gitty (Kelsey Lu) and Axident (Justin Bieber).

Fans of Happy Perez’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Fifth Harmony [Syco Music / Epic], Chloe x Halle [Parkwood / Columbia], Tamera Foster [Syco Music], Demi Lovato [Safehouse / Island / Hollywood], Miguel [RCA] and Tory Lanez [Mad Love / Interscope].

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Perez’s work!

Fifth Harmony announce details for new single

30 May

Fifth Harmony have announced the details for their new single.

The American pop quartet – composed of Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane, and Lauren Jauregui – christened “Down” as the first promotional cut from their upcoming third album and will release it on June 2 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Claire “Jude” Demorest alongside Joshua “Ammo” Coleman and Dallas Koehlke, who previously teamed up with Fifth Harmony on the Ty Dolla Sign-assisted “Work from Home,” which peaked to number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the follow-up to 2016’s “7/27” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Syco Music and Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Dayo Olatunji (Jason Derulo), Akil “Forever Fresh” King (Iggy Azalea), Carmen Reece (Pia Mia), Verse Simmonds (K. Michelle), Candy Shields (Brave Williams), Sebastian Kole (Alessia Cara), Tayla Parx (Alicia Keys), Marlin “Hookman” Bonds (Zendaya) and Koko LaRoo (Jake Miller).

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Jason Evigan (Selena Gomez), Digital Farm Animals (Rita Ora), Shama Joseph (Rihanna), Fredro (Jessie Reyez), Happy Perez (Miguel), Vincent Berry (Mary J. Blige), Gian Stone (Nick Jonas), and The Monsters & Strangerz (Bebe Rexha).

Listen to the audio clip for “Work from Home” below.

Jason Derulo schedules release date for fifth album

28 May

Jason Derulo has scheduled the release date for his upcoming fifth album.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Everything is Four” is set to arrive on July 7th via Beluga Heights Entertainment and Warner Brothers Records.

Current promotional single “Swalla” – featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers productions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Tre Jean-Marie, Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani, Andrew Cedar, Jussi “Jussifer” Karvinen, Laconic, James “Gladius” Wong, Nova Wav, Andreas “Axident” Schuller, Jon Hume, and Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Dayo Olatunji, Verse Simmonds, Paris Jones, Justin Tranter, Julia Michaels, Scott Harris, Clare Reynolds, Brian Lee, Kathryn Ostenberg, Sebastian Kole, Elle “WOODES” Graham, and Joe Kirkland.

Listen to the audio clip for “Swalla (After Dark Remix)” below.