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Jessie Ware enlists NAO, GRADES for new collaboration

28 Mar

Jessie Ware has enlisted the songwriting and production services of NAO and GRADES for a her upcoming third album.

“No filter can hide how tired I am but what an absolute TREAT to be in the studio with @this_nao & @grades,” the British singer/songwriter posted to her Instagram profile on Tuesday (March 28, 2017).

NAO’s debut studio collection, 2016’s “For All We Know,” peaked to number seventeen on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Bad Blood,” “Fool to Love,” “Girlfriend” and “In the Morning.”

Meanwhile, GRADES is responsible for producing singles including NAO’s “Bad Blood,” Tinie Tempah’s “Text from Your Ex,” Aanysa’s “Burn Break Crash,” Sinead Harnett’s “If You Let Me,” and WENS’ “Bleed.”

Ware, on the other hand, is expected to release her third studio collection later this year via PMR Records and Island Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Tough Love” reportedly delivers further productions from Jamie Scott, Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Julian Bunetta, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Emile Haynie, John Henry Ryan, Stephan Moccio, Fred Ball, Sam Dixon, Bastian Langebaek, and Ajay “STINT” Bhattacharyya.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Danny Parker, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Ed Drewett, Julia Michaels, Ammar Malik, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, James Newman, Amy Wadge, Max McElligott, Shungudzo “Shungudz” Kuyimba, Tobias Jesso Jr., and Sam Romans.

Stream NAO’s “For All We Know” below.

Jessie Ware hits the studio with Shungudzo Kuyimba, Danny Parter, Stint

21 Mar

British singer/songwriter Jessie Ware has teamed up with Shungudzo Kuyimba, Danny Parker, and Stint for a new collaboration.

Kuyimba and Parker are responsible for co-writing “Bad Behaviour” for Louisa Johnson alongside the song’s producers Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Peter “Merf” Kelleher and Benjamin Kohn of TMS.

Meanwhile, Stint’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Zara Larsson (“Make That Money Girl”), AlunaGeorge (“Jealous”), NAO (“Girlfriend”), Santigold (“Walking in a Circle”), BANKS (“In Your Eyes”), Gallant (“Skipping Stones”) and Carly Rae Jepsen (“LA Hallucinations”).

Ware, on the other hand, is expected to release her third studio collection later this year via PMR Records and Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Julian Bunetta, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Emile Haynie, John Ryan, Stephan Moccio, Fred Ball, Sam Dixon, and Bastian Langebaek.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Jamie Scott, MoZella, Ed Drewett, Julia Michaels, Ammar Malik, Maiday, James Newman, Amy Wadge, Sam Romans, Max McElligott, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

Ware’s previous studio collection, 2014’s “Tough Love,” peaked to number nine on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Champagne Kisses,” “You and I (Forever),” and the Ed Sheeran-assisted “Say You Love Me.”

Watch the music video for “Champagne Kisses” below.

Louisa Johnson liberates new single “Best Behaviour”

10 Mar

Louisa Johnson has liberated her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Johnson alongside Shungudzo Kuyimba (Little Mix, Ella Henderson) and Daniel “Danny” Parker (Shawn Mendes, James Blunt).

Production duties on “Best Behaviour” were handled by Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of TMS, who reportedly worked on the next projects by Craig David, Taya, Nick Jonas, Ellie Goulding, Madcon, Fleur East, Mollie King, Aloe Blacc, The Vamps, Imani Williams, Era Istrefi, Dua Lipa, Liv Dawson, RAYE, Paloma Faith, Hey Violet, and Bebe Rexha.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Johnson’s debut studio collection – featuring previous promotional single “So Good” – will arrive later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Toby Gad (Daya), BURNS (Hailee Steinfeld), Tre Jean-Marie (Christina Aguilera), Digital Farm Animals (Liam Payne), Joe Janiak (Snakehips), Arnthor Birgisson (Leona Lewis), Dallas Austin (Macy Gray) and Jason Evigan (Ella Eyre).

On the songwriting front, Johnson has teamed up with MoZella (Pia Mia), Ali Tamposi (Rita Ora), Chloe Angelides (Selena Gomez), Jacob Kasher (Charlie Puth), Sam Romans (John Legend), Ina Wroldsen (Anne-Marie), Emma Rohan (Freemasons), Negin Djafari (Mabel McVey), Wayne Hector (Jess Glynne) and Marlon Roudette (Sinead Harnett).

Listen to the audio clip for “Best Behavior” below.

Louisa Johnson confirms details for new single “Best Behaviour”

15 Feb

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Louisa Johnson has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer-songwriter christened “Best Behaviour” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming debut album and will release it on March 10 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Zimbabwean / French / Native American singer-songwriter Shungudzo “Shungudz” Kuyimba, whose resume boasts further works with Little Mix (“Touch”), Ella Henderson (“Like I Can”), Whissell (“Old Souls, Young Bodies”), Mateo (“Imagine That”) and Everlast (“The Ocean”).

Production duties on “Best Behaviour” were handled by Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of TMS, who also worked on the next projects by Craig David, Imani Williams, Era Istrefi, Dua Lipa, Liv Dawson, RAYE, Paloma Faith, and Bebe Rexha.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Johnson’s first studio collection – featuring previous promotional single “So Good” – will arrive later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Toby Gad (Beyonce), Digital Farm Animals (Hailee Steinfeld), BURNS (Charli XCX), Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel McVey), Arnthor Birgisson (Janet Jackson), Dallas Austin (Madonna) and Jason Evigan (Charlie Puth).

On the songwriting front, Johnson has teamed up with MoZella (James Blunt), Ali Tamposi (Selena Gomez), Chloe Angelides (Lily Allen), Jacob Kasher (Kesha), Sam Romans (Cosima), Ina Wroldsen (Zara Larsson), Emma Rohan (James Arthur), Negin Djafari (Snakehips), Joe Janiak (Maxine Ashley), Wayne Hector (Carly Rae Jepsen) and Marlon Roudette (Liam Payne).

Watch the music video for “So Good” below.

Little Mix liberate new album “Glory Days”

19 Nov

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Little Mix have liberated their fourth album online.

“Glory Days” – featuring “Shout Out to My Ex,” “Nobody Like You,” “You Gotta Not,” “Down & Dirty” and “Touch” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Amongst the producers backing Little Mix on the follow-up to 2015’s “Get Weird” are Electric, Kuya, Charlie Puth, Johan Carlsson, DJ Freedo, MNEK, Robopop, Matt Rad, Steve Robson, Tammy Baxter, Adam Midgley, JMIKE, Cutfather, Peter Wallevik, and Daniel Davidsen.

Album songwriters include Maegan Cottone, Iain James, Camille Purcell, JHart, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Philip Plested, Meghan Trainor, Ross Golan, Emily Warren, Alex Purple, Tash Phillips, Youthonix, Alessia Iorio, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Wayne Hector, Mike Caren, Jacob Luttrell, and Sam Romans.

Listen to “Glory Days” in its entirety below.

Little Mix unveil new promotional single “Nobody Like You”

16 Nov

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Little Mix have unveiled a new promotional single online.

“Nobody Like You” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Emily Warren, whose other credits include Ava Lily (“Painkiller”), Chris Lane (“Circles”), Becky Hill (“Back to My Love”), Melanie Martinez (“Soap”) and The Chainsmokers (“Don’t Let Me Down”).

Production duties on “Nobody Like You” were collectively handled by Steve Robson (Ella Eyre, Leona Lewis), Adam “Firstman” Midgley (Frances, Dua Lipa) and Tommy Baxter (CeeLo Green, Olly Murs).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Little Mix’s fourth studio collection “Glory Days” – featuring lead single “Shout Out to My Ex” – will arrive on November 18 via Syco Music (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2015’s “Get Weird” delivers further songwriting contributions from Camille Purcell, Wayne Hector, Maegan Cottone, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Philip Plested, Ross Golan, Jin Jin, Alexander Kronlund, Iain James, James Abrahart, and Sam Romans.

On the production front, Little Mix have teamed up with Electric, Kuya, Johan Carlsson, Digital Farm Animals, Cutfather, Peter Wallevik, Daniel Davidsen, Youthonix, Patrik Patrikious, MNEK, and DJ Freedo.

Listen to the audio clip for “Nobody Like You” below.

Little Mix deliver new single “Touch”

15 Nov

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Little Mix have delivered a new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Zimbabwean / French / Native American singer-songwriter Shungudzo “Shungudz” Kuyimba alongside Philip Plested, Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Patrik Patrikious, and Hanni “Youthonix” Ibrahim.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Little Mix’s fourth studio collection “Glory Days” – featuring lead single “Shout Out to My Ex” – will arrive on November 18 via Syco Music (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2015’s “Get Weird” delivers further songwriting contributions from Camille Purcell, Wayne Hector, Maegan Cottone, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Ross Golan, Jin Jin, Emily Warren, Iain James, JHart, and Sam Romans.

On the production front, Little Mix have teamed up with Electric, Kuya, Johan Carlsson, Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale, Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Peter Wallevik, Daniel Davidsen, and Fridolin “Freedo” Welcher.

Listen to the audio clip for “Touch” below.