Tag Archives: Simon Cowell

Louisa Johnson registers new song title with ASCAP

14 Jun

Louisa Johnson has registered a new song title with ASCAP – The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

“Feeling It” was written by Alexandra “Ali” Tamposi (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato), Chloe Angelides (Lily Allen, Jason Derulo) and Steven “Steve Mac” McCutcheon (Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora).

The track is slotted for inclusion on Johnson’s upcoming debut album under Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

Current promotional single “Best Behaviour” – which was written by Shungudzo “Alexandra Govere” Kuyimba and Daniel “Danny” Parker alongside the song’s producers Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of TMS – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

For her first studio collection, Johnson has also worked with producers Tobias “Toby” Gad (Madonna), Matthew “BURNS” Burns (Kacy Hill), Dallas Austin (Ciara), Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel McVey), Arnthor Birgisson (RAYE), Joseph “Joe” Janiak (Britney Spears) and Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale (Little Mix).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Diane Warren (Andra Day), Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Ina Wroldsen (Leona Lewis), Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (Tinashe), Priscilla Renea (Kelly Clarkson), Marlon Roudette (Sinead Harnett), Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Charlie Pith) and Samuel “Sam” Romans (Jonas Blue).

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

Ella Henderson collaborates with Danny Parker for sophomore album

12 May

Ella Henderson has collaborated with Danny Parker for her second album.

The American songwriter is known for co-penning Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Shawn Mendes’ “Stitches,” Britney Spears’ “Liar,” James Blunt’s “Heart to Heart,” Birdy’s “Save Yourself,” and Nick Jonas’ “Chains.”

Parker’s resume boasts further works with fellow songwriters and producers including Jason Evigan, Ross Golan, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Patrik Patrikious, Ilsey Juber, Teddy Geigher, Steph Jones, Breyan Isaac, Emily Warren, Ammar Malik, Daniel “Daylight” Kyriakides, Clarence Coffee Jr., Warren “Oak” Felder, Jonas Jeberg, Nick Ruth, Daniel “Robopop” Omelio, and TMS.

Meanwhile, Henderson is scheduled release her sophomore studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One,” later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Jenna Andrews, Chiara Hunter, Dayo Olatunji, Jennifer Decilveo, Lindy Robbins, Maegan Cottone, Kamille, Grace Barker, HARLOE, Caroline Ailin, Frances, Julia Michaels, Rachel Rohan, Amy Wadge, Cara Salimando, MoZella, Claude Kelly, Benjamin Arrow, Sam Romans, J Angel, Evan Bogart, Philip Plested, BullySongs, James Newman, Trey Campbell, JHart, Max McElligott, Iain James, Corey Sanders, Ed Drewett, and Justin Tranter.

Stream “Chapter One” below.

Fleur East taps LOSTBOY for sophomore album

10 May

Fleur East has tapped LOSTBOY for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British record producer and songwriter, born Peter Rycroft, previously worked with the likes of KLOE (“Liability”), Sarah Close (“Call Me Out”), Gavin James (“Bitter Pill”), PJRR (“Moth”) and Chloe Howl (“Phantom”).

LOSTBOY’s resume boasts additional collaborations with songwriters and fellow producers including Matt Parad, Anita Blay, Martin Brammer, Rachel Furner, Adam Argyle, Maegan Cottone, Javeon McCarthy, and Max McElligott.

Meanwhile, East is expected to drop her second studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax and Flashbacks,” later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Mac & Phil (Emeli Sande), Tre Jean-Marie (Jason Derulo), Laconic (Ella Henderson), DJ Freedo (Little Mix), M-Phazes (Zara Larsson), Leland (Troye Sivan), Mojam Music (Sam Smith), Red Triangle (Cheryl) and Goldfingers (Liza Owen).

Fans of LOSTBOY’s songwriting and production works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by DAKOTA, Becky Hill, KStewart, Camden Cox, Antigoni Buxton, Tove Styrke, MY, Amber-Simone, and Maverick Sabre.

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.

Ella Henderson teams up with Cara Salimando for a new collaboration

7 May

Photo Credit: Lissy Elle

British songbird Ella Henderson has teamed up with fellow singer/songwriter Cara Salimando for a new collaboration.

Salimando’s songwriting resume boasts works for Grace Mitchell (“Kids Ain’t Alright”), Dua Lipa (“Begging Me”), Hey Violet (“I Can Feel It”), Collette Carr (“Believe in Us”), Hilary Duff (“Slip Away”), Qulinez (“Rising like the Sun”), Kennedy Noel (“Burn Bright”), Novelette (“Devil”), Frankmusik (“How Do We Know”) and Quincy Mumford (“Now That I Met You”).

She has also collaborated with producers including Captain Cuts, Stephan Moccio, Matt Squire, James Flanningan, Teddy Geiger, Dan Wilson, Jimmy Harry, Alex Smith, Rob Fusari, Bram Inscore, Leland, Moon Willis, Tommy Brown, Matt Parad, Harry Sommerdahl, and Frederik “Fredro” Odesjo.

Meanwhile, Henderson is scheduled release her sophomore studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One,” later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Jenna Andrews, Chiara Hunter, Dayo Olatunji, Jennifer Decilveo, Lindy Robbins, Maegan Cottone, Camille “Kamille” Purcell, Grace Barker, Jessica Ashley, Caroline Ailin, Sophie “Frances” Cooke, Julia Michaels, Rachel Rohan, Amy Wadge, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Emily Warren, James “JHart” Abrahart, Claude Kelly, Benjamin Arrow, Sam Romans, Joseph Angel, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Philip Plested, Andrew “BullySongs” Bullimore, James Newman, Trey Campbell, Max McElligott, Iain James, Corey Sanders, Ed Drewett, Justin Tranter, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream “Chapter One” below.

Fleur East taps Grace Tither for sophomore album

2 May

Fleur East has tapped the songwriting services of Grace Tither for her upcoming sophomore album under Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music.

The British songstress’s credits include Zara Larsson’s “Secret,” Ella Eyre’s “Easy Go,” Brandon Beal’s “Cashflow,” Nabiha’s “Eleven Eleven,” Christian Amby’s “One More Time,” and Kato & Sigala’s “Show You Love.”

Tither’s resume boasts further works with producers Ki “KiFi” Fitzgerland, Tre Jean-Marie, Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani, James Flannigan, Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Kasper Larsen, Josh Wilkinson, Duck Blackwell, Paul Harris, Michael Angelo, and Jez Ashurst.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax and Flashbacks,” on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this yea via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Maegan Cottone, Dayo Olatunji, Tayla Parx, Fiona Bevan, Chiara Hunter, Hannah Wilson, Lauren Aquilina, Jessica Morgan, Sam Romans, Jacob Attwooll, Bryn Christopher, JHart, Talay Riley, BullySongs, and Philip Plested.

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Goldfingers, Tre Jean-Marie, Laconic, DJ Freedo, PRGRSHN, Ryden Carl, M-Phazes, Nana Rouges, Mojam Music, Red Triangle, TMS, and Mac & Phil.

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.

Fleur East hits the studio with Mac & Phil

8 Apr

Fleur East has added Mac & Phil to the list of contributors for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British duo – composed of Matthew Holmes and Philip Leigh – recently co-produced “Bloodstream” for The Chainsmokers and co-wrote it with regular collaborator Philip Plested and Columbia recording artist Phoebe Ryan.

Mac & Phil also helmed seven songs on Scottish singer/songwriter Emeli Sande’s second album, 2016’s “Long Live the Angels,” including “Hurts,” “Give Me Something,” “Right Now,” “Lonely” and “Happen.”

Meanwhile, East is expected to release her sophomore studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony Music imprint Syco Music.

Other musicians expected to appear on the follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax & Flashbacks” are Mojam Music (Sam Smith), Leland (Rachel Platten), DJ Freedo (Little Mix), PRGRSHN (Angel), Laconic (Imani Williams), M-Phazes (Keyshia Cole), Tre Jean-Marie (Bobii Lewis) and Red Triangle (Charlie Puth).

Fans of Mac & Phil’s work, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Ava Lily, Tamera Foster, Ella Henderson, Carys Selvey, Etham Basden, Arlene Zelina, Kara Marni, Liza Owen, Melissa Steel, Taya, Mahalia Burkmar, Becky Hill, DAKOTA, Mali-Koa, and James Morrison.

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.

Fleur East hits the studio with Red Triangle

6 Apr

Fleur East has teamed up with Red Triangle for a new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production team – comprising of Rick Parkhouse and George Tizzard – recently helmed four songs on James Arthur’s latest album “Back from the Edge” including “The Truth,” “Phoenix” and “Skeletons.”

Other notable credits by Red Triangle include Green Day’s “Still Breathing,” Cheryl’s “I Don’t Care,” 5 Seconds of Summer’s “Good Girls,” Ronan Keating’s “Shine Like Gold,” Charlie Puth’s “As You Are,” Alex Newell’s “Shame,” The Vamps’ “One Night,” and Little Sea’s “Cut it Out.”

Meanwhile, East is expected to release her sophomore studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony Music imprint Syco Music.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax & Flashbacks” reportedly boasts additional productions from Mojam Music (Emeli Sande), Leland (Selena Gomez), DJ Freedo (Shola Ama), PRGRSHN (Samm Henshaw), Laconic (Cover Drive), M-Phazes (Zara Larsson) and Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David).

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.