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Camila Cabello hits the studio with Ilsey Juber, Mark Ronson

19 Jan

Cuban-American singer/songwriter Camila Cabello has teamed up with Ilsey Juber and Mark Ronson for a new collaboration.

Juber previously co-wrote “She Loves Control” for Cabello alongside the song’s producers Sonny “Skrillex” Moore, Adam “Frank Dukes” Feeney, and Louis Bell. The track appears on Cabello’s debut studio collection, “Camila,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, Ronson’s production resume boasts works with Nikka Costa (“Like a Feather”), Lamya (“I Get Cravings”), Sean Paul (“International Affair”), Estelle (“Magnificent”), Christina Aguilera (“Slow Down Baby”), Amy Winehouse (“You Know I’m No Good”) and Adele (“Cold Shoulder”).

Camila, on the other hand, is currently working on her upcoming sophomore album under Syco Music / Epic Records.

Besides releasing Silk City’s “Electricity,” which is a collaborative project with fellow record producer Diplo, Ronson has also contributed to the next projects by Alicia Keys and Yebba Smith.

Stream the audio clip for “Electricity” below.

Usher enlists Mike Sabath for new collaboration

16 Jan

Usher has enlisted Mike Sabath for a new collaboration.

“@usher broooo. Beyond grateful to be able to work alongside the people who inspired me to do this in the first place. So excited for the world to hear what we got coooookin,” the American record producer and songwriter posted to Instagram on Tuesday (January 15, 2019).

Sabath’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Liam Payne (“Familiar”), Sabrina Carpenter (“Hold Tight”), Little Mix (“Wasabi”), Madison Beer (“Hurts Like Hell”) and Jordan Fisher (“Mess”).

Sabath has also collaborated with fellow musicians including Rodney Jerkins, Fransisca Hall, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Brett “Leland” McLaughlin, Olivia Waithe, Michael Pollack, Kate Pearlman, Sean Douglas, Gamal “LunchMoney” Lewis, Patrick “J. Que” Smith, and Dewain Whitmore Jr.

Meanwhile, Usher’s latest project “A” – which was entirely produced by Xavier “Zaytoven” Dotson – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

His upcoming ninth album, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Hard II Love,” reportedly features further alliances with Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Verse Simmonds, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Danja, Uforo Ebong, Akil King, Ghoss, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “Say What U Want” below.

Lauren Jauregui releases new promotional single “More Than That”

11 Jan

Lauren Jauregui has released her new promotional single online.

“More Than That” – which was written by Jauregui alongside Hue “SoundzFire” Strother and Charles “Prince Charlez” Jr. – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “More Than That” were collectively handled by Shane “Murda Beatz” Lindstrom (Bebe Rexha, Cardi B) and Ryan “Charlie Handsome” Vojtesak (Khalid, Normani Kordei).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Jauregui’s upcoming debut project – featuring the Kid Harpoon-produced lead single “Expectations” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Syco Music / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from The Rascals, Nija Charles, Rami Yacoub, Caroline Ailin, Kurtis “K9” McKenzie, Ilsey Juber, Rob Knox, Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard, and Ed Drewett.

Stream the audio clip for “More Than That” below.

Sam Smith teams up with Normani for new single “Dancing With A Stranger”

11 Jan

Sam Smith has teamed up with Normani for his new single “Dancing With a Stranger,” which is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

The track was collectively produced by Jimmy Napes alongside Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Stargate, who previously worked with Smith on international hit single, “Too Good At Goodbyes.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Normani’s upcoming project – featuring singles “Waves” and the Calvin Harris-produced “Checklist” and “Slow Dance” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Keep Cool / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields further productions from Pharrell Williams, Boi-1da, D’Mile, Joel Little, The-Dream, Nova Wav, Jahaan Sweet, London on Da Track, DJ Mustard, and The Rascals.

Stream the audio clip for “Dancing With A Stranger” below.

Kali Uchis reunites with Josh Crocker for new collaboration

15 Dec

Colombian-American singer and songwriter Karly Loaiza, known professionally as Kali Uchis, has reunited with Josh Crocker for a new collaboration.

“Working out of a beautiful studio this week with @KaliUchis and @hcvstro manning the spaceship. Spoiled for choice with the vintage guitars!,” Crocker posted to his Instagram profile on Friday (December 14, 2018).

The British musician – who is signed to Universal Music Publishing UK – previously teamed up with Uchis on “Gotta Get Up (Interlude)” and “Feel Like a Fool,” taken from the Uchis’s debut album, “Isolation.”

Crocker’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Celeste Waite (“Both Sides of the Moon” and “Lately”), Cosima Ehni (“WYD,” “Hymns for Him” and “Had to Feel Something”) and Mabel McVey (“My Boy My Town” and “Begging”).

Uchis’ debut album “Isolation,” which was released earlier this year via RCA Records,” peaked to number thirty-two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Tyrant,” “Nuestro Planeta,” “After the Storm” and “Just a Stranger.”

Stream the audio clip for “Feel Like a Fool” below.

 

Zhavia Ward releases new promotional single “100 Ways”

12 Dec

Zhavia Ward has released her new single online.

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

The track was written by Ward alongside Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere (Alina Baraz, Ella Henderson), Paul “Phamous” Shelton (Nick Jonas, Liza Owen), Warren “Oak” Felder (Dinah Jane, Alessia Cara), Trevor Brown (Kehlani, Fleur East) and William Simmons (Demi Lovato, Bea Miller).

Ward’s upcoming debut project under Columbia Records reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Eyelar, Wayne Hector, Priscilla Renea, Ben Abraham, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Sam Romans, and Amy Allen.

On the production front, Ward has worked with Benny Cassette, M-Phazes, Alex Hope, Symbolyc One, Malay, Doc McKinney, Illangelo, Rob Knox, Stint, Tushar Apte, Snakehips, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper.

Stream the audio clip for “100 Ways” below.

Alicia Keys enlists Tricky Stewart for new collaboration

11 Dec

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Alicia Keys has enlisted Christopher “Tricky” Stewart for a new collaboration.

Stewart’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Beyonce (“Single Ladies”), Mariah Carey (“Touch My Body”), Rihanna (“Umbrella”), Mary J. Blige (“Just Fine”), Ciara (“Ride”), Brooke Valentine (“Girl Fight”), Brandy (“Louboutins”), Toni Braxton (“Missin'”) and Whitney Houston (“I Look to You”).

Besides regular collaborator Terius “The-=Dream” Nash, Stewart has also worked with songwriters including Traci Hale, Penelope Magnet, Kandi Burruss, Ester Dean, Crystal Nicole, Shelly Peiken, Katrina Willis, Michelle Bell, Candice Nelson, Keri Hilson, Shamora Crawford, and Lindsey “Mavelle” Gilbert.

Meanwhile, Keys is expected to release her eighth studio collection in 2019 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from DaHeala, Foy Vance, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, Emile Haynie, Stacy Barthe, Johnny McDaid, Andrew Wyatt, Jeff Bhasker, Linda Perry, Asia Whiteacre, Pierre Medor, and Jeremiah “SickPen” Bethea.

Stream the audio clip for “She Don’t Really Care” below.