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Tinashe drafts Shungudzo, MNEK for new collaboration

12 Nov

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has drafted Shungudzo and MNEK for a new song entitled “Eat You Up” (as per ASCAP Reportery).

Having contributed to the next projects by Ella Henderson, Liza Owen, Alina Baraz and Sabina Ddumba; Shungudzo (aka Alexandra Govere) is responsible for co-penning Little Mix’s “Touch,” The Chainsmokers’ “It Won’t Kill Ya,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” and Jessie Ware’s “Your Domino.”

Meanwhile, recent songwriting/production credits by MNEK include Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Raye’s “You Don’t Know Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Instruction,” Becky Hill’s “Unpredictable,” and Olly Murs’ “Private.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tinashe is expected to release her sophomore studio collection “Joyride” early next year via RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Aquarius” reportedly delivers additional alliances from StarGate, Ester Dean, Supa Dups, Nineteen85, Fred Ball, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, BloodPop, Hitmaka, Gabrielle Nowee, A1, Komi Al-Hakam, Benny Cassette, Jonas Jeberg, Sam Hook, Eyelar, Arrow Benjamin, and Nova Wav.

Stream the audio clip for Shungudzo’s “Long Live the Billionaire” below.

Jessie Ware unleashes third studio collection “Glasshouse”

20 Oct

British singer/songwriter Jessica Louis Ware, professionally known as Jessica Ware, has unleashed her third studio collection online.

“Glasshouse” – featuring productions from previous collaborators Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Kid Harpoon, Dave Okumu, and Jamie Scott – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2014’s “Tough Love,” Ware has enlisted the songwriting services of fellow recording artists including Ed Sheeran (“Sam”), Kiah Victoria (“Midnight”), Nina Nesbitt (“Slow Me Down”), Julia Michaels (“Hearts”), Shungudzo (“Your Domino”) and Model Child (“Love to Love”).

Other album songwriters include Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Sarah Aarons (Dua Lipa), Ammar Malik (Nick Jonas), Sacha Skarbek (Miley Cyrus), James Newman (Hailee Steinfeld) and Samuel Preston (Olly Murs).

“Glasshouse” also boasts productions from Starsmith (Molly Kate Kestner), Julian Bunetta (Ella Henderson), Happy Perez (Frank Ocean), Cashmere Cat (Kacy Hill), John Ryan (Niall Horan), Bastian Langebaek (Jess Glynne), Stint (Demi Lovato) and Fred Ball (Rihanna).

Stream “Glasshouse” below.

Mic Lowry deliver new mini-album “Mood”

18 Oct

British vocal harmony boy band Mic Lowry – composed of members Delleile Ankrah, Akia Jones, Kaine Ofoeme, Ben Sharples, and Michael Welch – have delivered their new mini-album online.

“Mood” – featuring 7 new songs, including promotional singles “Don’t Tempt Me” and “Can’t Lie” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the musicians backing Mic Lowry on “Mood” are The Stereotypes (Bruno Mars), Youthonix (Raleigh Ritchie), Patrik Patrikious (Ella Henderson), MNEK (Craig David), Shungudzo Kuyimba (Alina Baraz), Harmony Samuels (Chris Brown), Ryan Toby (Usher) and Shift K3Y (Becky Hill).

Stream “Mood” below.

Jessie Ware unveils acoustic version of new promotional single “Hearts”

17 Oct

British singer/songwriter Jessica Louis Ware, professionally known as Jessie Ware, has unveiled her new promotional single online.

The acoustic version of “Hearts” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Ware alongside Julia Michaels (Pink, Gwen Stefani), Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Charli XCX, James Blunt) and Benjamin “Two Inch Punch” Ash (Anne-Marie, Jessie Reyez).

Ware’s third album “Glasshouse” – featuring previous singles “Midnight,” “Selfish Love” and “Alone” – is scheduled to arrive on 20 October via PMR Records in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project boasts further songwriting contributions from James Newman, Alexandra “Shungudzo Kuyimba” Govere, Danny Parker, Nina Nesbitt, Ross Golan, Sarah Aarons, and Ed Sheeran.

On the production front, Ware has worked with Starsmith, Bastian Langebaek, Andrew Wansel, Kid Harpoon, Stint, Happy Perez, Cashmere Cat, Julian Bunetta, Fred Ball, Sacha Skarbek, and John “JRY” Ryan.

Stream the audio clip for “Hearts” below.

Shungudzo teams with Sam Martin for new promotional single “Long Live the Billionaire”

14 Oct

Zimbabwean/French/Native-American singer-songwriter Shungudzo Kuyimba, professionally known as Shungudzo, has delivered her new single online.

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

The track was written by Shunguzdo alongside fellow recording artist Sam Martin, whose other credits include Maroon 5’s “It Was Always You,” Rozzi Crane’s “Psycho,” Nick Jonas’ “Levels,” Jason Derulo’s “Want to Want Me,” Prince Royce’s “Stuck on a Feeling,” and David Guetta’s “Dangerous.”

Fans of Shungudzo’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Jessie Ware, Ella Henderson, Liza Owen, Conrad Sewell, Kiesza, Alina Baraz, Sabina Ddumba, and Rudimental.

Her previous credits include Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” which was co-written alongside Danny Parker and Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of UK production team TMS; as well as Little Mix’s “Touch,” which peaked to number four on the UK Singles Chart.

Stream the audio clip for “Long Live the Billionaire” below.

Jessie Ware shares music video for new promotional single “Alone”

13 Oct

Jessie Ware has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Alone” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (October 12, 2017).

The track – which was co-written by Sarah Aarons and collectively produced by Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya and Thomas “Kid Harpoon” Hull – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Ware’s upcoming album “Glasshouse” – featuring previous singles “Midnight” and “Selfish Love” – is scheduled to arrive on 20 October via PMR Records in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project boasts further songwriting contributions from James Newman (Dan Caplen), Shungudzo Kuyimba (Louisa Johnson), Danny Parker (Shawn Mendes), Nina Nesbitt (Jasmine Thompson), Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Julia Michaels (Pink) and Ed Sheeran (Liam Payne).

On the production front, Ware has worked with Starsmith (Joel Compass), Bastian Langebaek (Jess Glynne), Andrew Wansel (Usher), Benny Blanco (Kacy Hill), Happy Perez (Miguel), Cashmere Cat (Ariana Grande), Julian Bunetta (Niall Horan), Fred Ball (Toni Braxton), Two Inch Punch (Rag’n’Bone Man), Sacha Skarbek (Charlotte OC) and John “JRY” Ryan (Harry Styles).

Watch the music video for “Alone” below.

Alina Baraz releases new promotional single “Buzzin'”

29 Sep

Photo Credit: Alexander G. McDonell

Alina Baraz has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Gamal “LunchMoney” Lewis, whose other credits include Zara Larsson’s “So Good,” Jason Derulo’s “Swalla,” Meghan Trainor’s “Watch Me Do,” Jennifer Lopez’s “Ain’t Your Mama,” Sabina Ddumba’s “Not Too Young,” Jessie J’s “Burnin’ Up,” and Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$.”

Production duties on “Buzzin” were handled by Ben Billion$, who is also responsible for G-Eazy & Kehlani’s “Good Life,” The Weeknd’s “Party Monster,” Beyonce’s “6 Inch,” Kelly Rowland’s “I Remember,” Future’s “Low Life,” Travis Scott’s “Pray 4 Love,” BANKS’ “Judas,” and Kristian Galva’s “Wrong 4 This.”

Baraz’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous promotional single “Electric” – reportedly boasts further alliances with Grades (Ella Mai), Shungudzo Kuyimba (Jessie Ware), Illangelo (Emeli Sande). Tayla Parx (Janelle Monae), Billy Walsh (Alicia Keys) and Scribz Riley (Gabi Wilson).

Stream the audio clip for “Buzzin” below.