Tag Archives: Simon Wilcox

Rita Ora enlists Kennedi, Boy Matthews for new collaboration

10 Feb

Rita Ora has enlisted Kennedi and Boy Matthews for a new collaboration.

Besides providing guest vocals on High Contrasts’s “Questions,” Wilkinson’s “Wash Away (Calling for You”), Dan Barber’s “Time for Living” and Hayden James’ “Just Friends,” Boy Matthews (real name James Norton) is also repsonsible for co-writing Zayn Malik’s “Rainberry,” Little Mix’s “Motivate,” Clare Maguire’s “The Valley,” and Duke Dumont’s “Ocean.”

Meanwhile, Kennedi’s songwriting resume boasts works with Ariana Grande (“Fake Smile”), Dua Lipa (“Swan Song”), Isabella Moner (“I’ll Stay”), Hailee Steinfeld (“Back to Life”), Lennon Stella (“Bad”), Jess Kent (“Bass Bumps”), NOTD (“Been There, Done That”) and BLVK JVCK (“Mine Luv”).

Ora’s latest studio collection “Phoenix” – featuring singles “Your Song,” “Anywhere,” “Girls” and “Let You Love Me” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her song “Soul Survivor” – which was co-written by Simon Wilcox and Georgia Ku alongside Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Norwegian production duo Stargate – was featured in the first-ever Super Bowl ad for Bumble, the women-centric dating app.

Stream the audio clip for “Soul Survivor” below.

Ruth B announces new promotional single “Rare”

18 Sep

Ruth B has announced the details for her new single.

The Canadian singer/songwriter (born Ruth Berhe) christened “Rare” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album under Columbia Records.

Co-written and produced by Dernst “D’Mile” Emile (Janet Jackson’s “Feedback,” Mary J. Blige’s “Gonna Breakthrough,” Rihanna’s “That La La,” Victoria Monet’s “Little More Time,” and The Carters’ “Boss”), the track will arrive on September 21 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the follow-up to 2017’s “Safe Haven,” which is expected to arrive later this year, Ruth B has also worked with songwriters and producers including Justin Tranter (Bebe Rexha), Simon Wilcox (Nick Jonas), Andrew Wells (Meghan Trainor) and Danny Parker (Shawn Mendes).

Watch the music video for “Superficial Love” below.

Ruth B. hits the studio with Justin Tranter for new collaboration

13 Mar

Canadian singer, songwriter, and pianist Ruth Berhe (professionally known as Ruth B.) has enlisted Justin Tranter for a new collaboration.

Tranter recently co-wrote “Make Me Feel” for Bad Boy recording artist Janelle Monae alongside Julia Michaels and Swedish production duo Mattias Larsson and Robin Fredriksson of Mattman & Robin.

The Warner/Chappell signee’s credits also include Camila Cabello’s “Into It,” Nick Jonas’ “Home,” Gwen Stefani’s “My Gift is You,” Britney Spears’ “Slumber Party,” Justin Bieber’s “Friends,” Selena Gomez’s “Bad Liar,” Fergie’s “Tension,” Jason Derulo’s “If I’m Lucky,” and Halsey’s “Bad at Love.”

Meanwhile, Ruth B. is expected to release her second project – featuring further songwriting contributions from Simon Wilcox, Andrew Wells, and Danny Parker – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

Her debut studio collection, 2017’s “Safe Haven,” peaked to number thirteen on the US Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart and spawned three promotional singles in the shape of “Lost Boy,” “In My Dreams” and “Superficial Love.”

Watch the music video for “Lost Boy” below.

Stanaj teams up with Afrojack for new promotional single “Bed of Roses”

10 Feb

American singer/songwriter Stanaj has teamed up with Dutch DJ/record producer Afrojack (born Nick van de Wall) for his new promotional single “Bed of Roses,” out on February 14 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Stanaj and fellow recording artist Molly Kate Kestner alongside Thomas Troelsen (Charlie Puth, Jason Derulo) and Giorgio Tuinfort (David Guetta, Gwen Stefani).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Stanaj’s upcoming project – featuring the Simon Wilcox-assisted / Nadir “RedOne” Khayat-produced “The Way I Love Her” – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts contributions from Eric Hudson, Diane Warren, Cass Lowe, RuthAnne, Mick Schultz, Chloe Angelides, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Tayla Parx, Stephan Moccio, Koko LaRoo, Danja, Liza Owen, Stephen Puth, Delacey, Mike Posner, Tommy Brown, and Jonny Price.

Stream the audio clip for “The Way I Love Her” below.

Daya reveals new song title from upcoming sophomore album

22 Jan

American singer/songwriter Grace Martin Tandon, known mononymously as Daya, has revealed a new song title from her upcoming sophomore studio collection untitled “Allowed.”

The track was written by Daya alongside Michael Pollack (Kelly Clarkson, Alex Aiono), Ari “Lauv” Leff (Demi Lovato, Charli XCX) and Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Dua Lipa, Zara Larsson).

Daya’s current promotional single “New” – which was co-written by Brett “Leland” McLaughlin and James Newman alongside the song’s producers Sir Nolan and Stargate – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her yet-to-be-titled second album and follow-up to 2016’s “Sit Still, Look Pretty” – featuring further contributions from Sean Douglas, Jesse Saint John, Sasha Sloan, Chloe Angelides, Simon Wilcox, Deputy, Toby Gad, and Lukas “Lulou” Loules – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Interscope Records.

Stream the audio clip for “New” below.

Camila Cabello releases debut studio collection “Camila”

12 Jan

Cuban-American singer/songwriter Camila Cabello has released her debut studio collection under Syco Music and Epic Records online.

“Camila” – featuring promotional singles “Havana,” “Never be the Same” and “Real Friends” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project was prominently produced by Frank Dukes, whose resume boasts additional works with Lorde’s “Greenlight,” Zayn Malik’s “Still Got Time,” Nicki Minaj’s “Regret in Your Tears,” Frank Ocean’s “Biking,” Bebe Rexha’s “Comfortable,” and Justine Skye’s “Good Love.”

Other album contributors include Pharrell Williams, Sasha Sloan, Ryan Tedder, Noonie Bao, Jeff Gitty, Skrillex, Ilsey Juber, Louis Bell, Ali Tamposi, Brian Lee, Starrah, Andrew Watt, Madison Love, Billy Walsh, Amy Wadge, JHart, Nicolle Galyon, Te Whiti Warbick, Emily Weisband, Jesse Saint John, Sarah Hudson, T-Minus, Simon Wilcox, Justin Tranter, and The Futuristics.

Stream “Camila” below.

Camila Cabello unwraps tracklisting for debut album

22 Dec

Camila Cabello has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming debut album “Camila,” which will arrive on January 12 via Syco Music and Epic Records.

Current promotional singles “Never Be the Same” and “Real Friends,” both produced by Adam Feeney (professionally known as Frank Dukes), are now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts further contributions from The Futuristics, Starrah, Brian Lee, Madison Love, Jesse Saint John, Noonie Bao, Billy Walsh, Simon Wilcox, Andrew Watt, Sasha Sloan, Louis Bell, Sarah Hudson, Pharrell Williams, Ali Tamposi, and James “JHart” Abrahart.

See the tracklisting for “Camila” below:

(1) Never Be the Same / (2) All These Years / (3) She Loves Control / (4) Havana / (5) Inside Out / (6) Consequences / (7) Real Friends” / (8) Something’s Gotta Give / (9) In the Dark / (10) Into It

Stream the audio clip for “Real Friends” below.