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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.

Usher enlists Sebastian Kole for new collaboration

11 Nov

American singer/songwriter Usher Raymond IV, known mononymously as Usher, has enlisted Sebastian Kole for a new collaboration.

Born Coleridge Tillman; Kole is responsible for co-writing Alessia Cara’s “Scars to Your Beautiful,” Jennifer Lopez’s “Goin’ In,” Stanaj’s “Ain’t Love Stranger,” Fifth Harmony’s “Bridges,” Ledisi’s “Hello,” and Kara Marni’s “Golden.”

Distributed through Universal Music Group / Motown Records; Kole’s debut studio collection “Soup” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Usher is expected to release his ninth studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “Hard II Love” in early 2018 via RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jermaine Dupri (Ashanti, Mariah Carey), Rico Love (Beyonce, Keri Hilson), Bryan Michael Cox (Solange, Alicia Keys), Sean Garrett (Nicki Minaj, Trey Songz) and Danja (Ciara, Justin Timberlake).

Stream Sebastian Kole’s debut album “Soup” below.

Meghan Trainor hits the studio with Tobias Jesso Jr.

7 Nov

American singer/songwriter Meghan Trainor has teamed up with fellow recording artist Tobias Jesso Jr. for an upcoming project.

Jesso Jr. recently co-penned and produced “You Get My Love,” taken from Pink’s latest studio collection under RCA Records, “Beautiful Trauma.”

The Canadian musician’s resume boasts additional songwriting/production works with Sia (“Alive”), Niall Horan (“Slow Hands”), Adele (“When We Were Young”), John Legend (“Marching Into the Dark”), Liv Dawson (“Last Time”), Shawn Mendes (“Roses”) and Jarryd James (“How Do We Make It”).

Meanwhile, Trainor is expected to release her third studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “Thank You” early next year via Epic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Charlie Puth, Selena Gomez), Gamal “LunchMoney” Lewis (Zara Larsson, Jason Derulo), Tyler Johnson (Cam, Sam Smith) and Sophie “Frances” Cooke (Ella Henderson, Jess Glynne).

Watch the music video for “How Could You Babe” below.

Miguel unleashes new promotional single “Told You So”

5 Nov

American singer/songwriter Miguel Jontel Pimentel, known mononymously as Miguel, has unleashed his new promotional single online.

“Told You So” – which was written by Miguel alongside the track’s co-producers Jeff Bhasker and Happy Perez – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Miguel’s upcoming fourth studio collection “War & Leisure” – featuring previous promotional singles “Sky Walker” and “Shock And Awe” – will arrive on December 1st via ByStorm Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Wildheart” reportedly yields additional alliances with Salaam Remi (Alicia Keys, Jay-Z), Raphael Saadiq (Solange, Andra Day), James “Malay” Ho (Frank Ocean, Sam Smith), Emile Haynie (Pink, Bruno Mars), Dave Sitek (Kelis, Mikky Ekko) and Fraser T. Smith (Raye, Craig David).

Stream the audio clip for “Told You So” below.

Chris Brown releases new studio collection “Heartbreak on a Full Moon”

31 Oct

Chris Brown has released his new studio collection online.

“Heartbreak on a Full Moon” – featuring promotional singles “Grass Ain’t Greener,” “Party,” “Everybody Knows,” “Privacy,” “Hope You Do,” and “Pills & Automobiles” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The physical edition of the album – which boasts songwriting contributions from Lyrica Anderson, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, JHart, and Daecolm Holland – will arrive on November 3rd via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Royalty,” Brown has also enlisted producers including A1, Scott Storch, Hitmaka, Polow Da Don, Soundz, Moon Willis, Sean Momberger, Pip Kembo, T-Collar, Scribz Riley, Frank Dukes, Boi-1da, Syk Sense, Keyz, Tommy Brown, JMIKE, Cameron Wallace, ADP, and Laney Stewart.

Stream “Heartbreak on a Full Moon” below.

Camila Cabello reunites with Louis Bell, Billy Walsh for new collaboration

30 Oct

Camila Cabello has reunited with Billy Walsh of electronic music duo Somewhere Else and “Havana” co-writer Louis Bell and for a new collaboration.

Bell’s resume boasts additional works with Selena Gomez (“Wolves”), Post Malone (“Rockstar”), Justine Skye (“Lost Me”), Madalen Duke (“Hitlist”), Watt (“Burning Man”), DJ Snake (“Let Me Love You”), Kygo (“It Ain’t Me”), Conrad Sewell (“Remind Me”) and Justin Bieber (“Hit the Ground”).

Meanwhile, Walsh is responsible for co-writing Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Elijah Blake’s “Live Till We Die,” The Weeknd’s “Die for You,” Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart,” and Majid Jordan’s “Something About You.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cabello is expected to release her upcoming debut album “The Hurting. The Healing. The Loving” – featuring promotional singles “Crying in the Club,” “I Have Questions” and “OMG” – later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music and Epic Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further contributions from Max Martin (Adele), Savan Kotecha (Britney Spears), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Taylor Swift), Ricky Reed (Kesha), Andrew Wansel (Jessie Ware), Ed Sheeran (Anne-Marie), Ryan Tedder (Beyonce) and Zach Skelton (Rachel Platten).

Stream the audio clip for Somewhere Else’s “All the Way” below.

Cam drops reunites with Tyler Johnson, Jeff Bhasker for new promotional single “Diane”

27 Oct

American country recording artist Camaron Ochs, known mononymously as Cam, has dropped her new promotional single online.

“Diane” – which was co-written by regular collaborators Tyler Johnson and Jeff Bhasker – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

As mentioned in various media outlets, Cam’s upcoming studio collection is expected to arrive early next year via Arista Nashville / RCA Records.

Her debut major label album, 2015’s “Untamed,” peaked to number twelve on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three promotional singles in the shape of “My Mistake,” “Burning House” and “Mayday.”

As a songwriter, Cam co-penned “Palace” alongside Tyler Johnson for Sam Smith’s upcoming sophomore album “The Thrill of it All,” which will arrive on November 3rd via PMR Records and Capitol Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Diane” below.