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Craig David reunites with TMS for new album

24 May

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with Peter “Merf” Kellher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS for his upcoming album.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed up with David on the Carla Marie Williams-co-penned “Better With You” and MNEK-assisted “Change My Love,” which peaked to number twenty-nine on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable credis by TMS include Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Olly Murs’ “Hand on Heart,” Emeli Sande’s “Highs & Lows,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Body Language,” Fleur East’s “Gold Watch,” Rox’s “I Don’t Believe,” Jessie J’s “Square One,” Madison Beer’s “Melodies,” Kwabs’ “Walk,” Sinead Harnett’s “She Ain’t Me,” Sigma’s “Coming Home,” and Leona Lewis’ “Another Love Song.”

TMS’ extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Lindy Robbins, Iain James, Kamille, Ed Drewett, Ina Wroldsen, Wayne Hector, Shaznay Lewis, Devonte Hynes, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Danny Parker, Lauren Christy, Sean Douglas, Ayak Thiik, Jamie Scott, Maegan Cottone, Paddy Dalton, Erika Nuri, James Murray, Emma Rohan, Gavin Jones, Chelcee Grimes, and Sam Romans.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Nineteen85, Caroline Ailin, MNEK, Talay Riley, Dave Tozer, Ed Drewett, Martin Solveig, Sam Dew, Max McElligott, and Fraser T. Smith.

Fans of TMS’ works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Dua Lipa, Louis Tomlinson, Taya, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson, RAYE, Era Istrefi, Hey Violet, Madcon, Nick Jonas, Ellie Goulding, Mollie King, Ria Ritchie, Izzy Bizu, Becky Hill, and The Vamps.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to TMS’ work!

Olly Murs teams with Louisa Johnson for new single

22 May

Olly Murs has announced the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Unpredictable” as the next promotional cut from his latest album “24 HRS,” out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The Louisa Johnson-featuring track was co-written by Kara DioGuardi (Melanie Martinez, Colbie Caillat) and Iain James (Leona Lewis, Ella Henderson).

Production duties on “Unpredictable” were collectively handled by Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Ella Henderson, Hailee Steinfeld), Daniel Davidsen (Pixie Lott, Becky Hill) and Peter Wallevik (Kylie Minogue, Jake Miller).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Johnson’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Bad Behaviour” and “So Good” – is expected to arrive later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Beyonce), MoZella (Pia Mia), Ina Wroldsen (Tinashe), Ali Tamposi (Lea Michele), Chloe Angelides (Ariana Grande), Negin Djafari (Mabel), Priscilla Renea (Fifth Harmony), Jacob Kasher (Charlie Puth), Sam Romans (AlunaGeorge) and Marlon Roudette (Sinead Harnett).

Stream the original version of “Unpredictable” below.

Camila Cabello releases new single “I Have Questions”

22 May

Camila Cabello has released her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Cabello alongside fellow recording artist Bibi Bourelly, whose other credits include Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money,” Selena Gomez’s “Camouflage,” and Usher’s “Need U.”

Production duties on “I Have Questions” were handled by Jesse Shatkin, who is also responsible for Sia’s “Chandelier,” Kylie Minogue’s “Kiss Me Once,” Rihanna’s “Sledgehammer,” Brooke Candy’s “Living Out Loud,” Foxes’ “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now,” and One Direction’s “Perfect.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cabello is scheduled to drop her debut album “The Hurting, the Healing, the Loving” – featuring previous single “Cyring in the Club” – later this year via Syco Music / Epic Records.

The highly-anticipated collection boasts further songwriting contributions from Sia Furler (Britney Spears), Charli XCX (RAYE), Noonie Bao (Dua Lipa), Sasha Sloan (Anne-Marie), Madison Love (Jason Derulo), Savan Kotecha (Ariana Grande), Rickard Goransson (Nick Jonas) and Billy Walsh (Alicia Keys).

Album producers include Pharrell Williams (Ciara), Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran), Ryan Tedder (Kesha), Happy Perez (Frank Ocean), Cashmere Cat (Halsey), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Chris Brown), Frank Dukes (Lorde), Max Martin (Katy Perry), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Skip Marley) and Stargate (Tiwa Savage).

Stream the audio clip for “I Have Questions” below.

Craig David reunites with Fraser T. Smith for new album

21 May

Craig David has reunited with Fraser T. Smith for his upcoming seventh album.

Smith previously co-wrote and / or produced “Hot Stuff (Let’s Dance),” “6 of 1 Thing,” “She’s on Fire,” and “Kinda Girl for Me,” taken from 2007’s “Trust Me,” as well as “World Filled with Love” and “Four Times a Lady,” taken from 2002’s “Slicker Than Your Average.”

Other credits by the multi Grammy nominated musician include Stormzy’s “Big for Your Boots,” Ray BLK’s “Baby Girlz,” Cosmo Pyke’s “Social Sites,” DJ Snake’s “Future, Pt. 2,” Fleur East’s “Like That,” Sam Smith’s “Drowning Shadows,” Ellie Goulding’s “Hearts Without Chains,” Dakota’s “Long Hot Summer,” Gavin James’ “Bitter Pill,” Grace’s “Boyfriend Jeans,” and Adele’s “Set Fire to the Rain.”

Smith’s extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Andrea Martin, Shelly Peiken, Karen Poole, Nina Woodford-Wells, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Frankie Storm, Ina Wroldsen, Bonnie McKee, Kelly Sheehan, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Rachel Furner, Livvi Franc, Heather Bright, Diana Gordon, Kasia Livingston, and Nicole “Coco” Morier.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Nineteen85, Caroline Ailin, MNEK, Talay Riley, Dave Tozer, Ed Drewett, Martin Solveig, Sam Dew, and Max McElligott.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Fraser T. Smith’s work.

Rachel Platten collaborates with Ryan Tedder for new album

20 May

Rachel Platten has collaborated with Ryan Tedder for her upcoming album.

The OneRepublic frontman is known for co-writing and producing Leona Lewis’ “Bleeding Love,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Most Girls,” Beyonce’s “Halo,” Natasha Bedingfield’s “Love Like This,” Adele’s “Remedy,” Jordin Sparks’ “Battlefield,” Gwen Stefani “Baby Don’t Lie,” Ed Sheeran’s “Happier,” Ariana Grande’s “Why Try,” MØ’s “Nights With You,” and Taylor Swift’s “I Know Places.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Noel Zancanella, Sam Watters, Louis Biancaniello, Troy “Radio” Johnson, Greg Wells, Rico Love, Wayne Wilkins, Oren Yoel, Jeff Bhasker, Fernando Garibay, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Mike Caren, Stargate, Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Samuel “SOPHIE” Long, Jim Beanz, Timbaland, and Greg Kurstin.

Meanwhile, Platten is expected to release her next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Wildfire,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Jonathan “The Rabbi” Levine (Dua Lipa), MSTR ROGERS (Charlie XCX), Jason Evigan (HARLOE), Warren “Oak” Felder (Jennifer Lopez), Gian Stone (Fifth Harmony) and Jonas Jeberg (Ella Eyre).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Asia Whiteacre (Bebe Rexha), Sean Douglas (Jason Evigan), Fransisca Hall (Britney Spears), Johnny McDaid (Zara Larsson), Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Troye Sivan) and Scott Harris (Shawn Mendes).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Tedder’s work!

Craig David reunites with MNEK for new collaboration

20 May

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with fellow recording artist MNEK for a new collaboration.

MNEK previously co-wrote “Change My Love” for David alongside the song’s producers Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn, and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of TMS. The track peaked to number twenty-nine on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable songwriting and production credits by MNEK, born Uzoechi Emenike, include Becky Hill’s “Rude Love,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Tom Aspaul’s “Messy,” Little Mix’s “Touch,” Jojo’s “Good Thing,” Olly Murs’ “Private,” Matoma’s “False Alarm,” JKAY’s “Danger,” and Sub Focus’ “Don’t You Feel It.”

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further alliances with Tre Jean-Marie (Bryaton Bowman), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Tinashe), Nineteen85 (Majid Jordan), Caroline Ailin (Louisa Johnson), Max McElligott (John Newman), Dave Tozer (Ella Eyre), Talay Riley (Nick Jonas), Ed Drewett (Fleur East) and Sam Dew (Zayn Malik).

Fans of MNEK’s songwriting and production works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Akon, Dua Lipa, Naughty Boy, Kara Marni, Cassie, Bebe Rexha, Ella Henderson, Rozes, Charli XCX, Mabel McVey, Ray BLK, Chromeo, Tamera Foster, Adam Lambert, Wolfie, Melissa Steel, Diztortion, Mo Adeniran, and Christina Aguilera.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to MNEK’s work below!

Camila Cabello unleashes debut solo single “Crying in the Club”

19 May

Cuban-born American singer/songwriter Camila Cabello has unleashed her debut solo single online.

“Crying in the Club” – which samples Christina Aguilera’s “Genie in a Bottle” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Sia, whose other credits include Katy Perry’s “Chained to the Rhythm,” Blondie’s “Best Day Ever,” Kygo’s “Oasis,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Boy Problems,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Invincible,” and Katharine McPhee’s “Round Your Little Finger.”

Production duties on “Crying in the Club,” on the other hand, were collectively handled by Benny Blanco (Rihanna, Ed Sheeran), Cashmere Cat (Miguel, Bebe Rexha), Happy Perez (Halsey, Frank Ocean) and Matthew Beckley (Britney Spears, Machine Gun Kelly).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cabello is scheduled to release her debut album “The Hurting, the Healing, the Loving” later this year via Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music in partnership with Epic Records.

Watch the music video for “Crying in the Club” below.