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Normani drafts Pharrell Williams for debut album

11 Dec

American singer/songwriter Normani Kordei, known mononymously as Normani, has enlisted Pharrell Williams for her upcoming debut album.

Williams’s recent songwriting and production credits include Ariana Grande’s “The Light is Coming,” Travis Scott’s “Skeletons,” Janelle Monae’s “I Got the Juice,” Camila Cabello’s “Sangria Wine,” Justin Timberlake’s “Man of the Woods,” and The Carters’ “Apeshit.”

His last studio collection under Columbia Records, 2014’s “Girl,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Marilyn Monroe,” “Come Get it Bae” and “Gust of Wind.”

Meanwhile, Normani current single “Waves” – featuring 6LACK – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

For her upcoming debut album under Keep Cool / RCA Records, Normani has also worked with producers Stargate, 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 “Waves” below.

Joy Crookes confirms new single “Don’t Let Me Down”

27 Nov

Joy Crookes has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Don’t Let Me Down” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming project under Speakerbox Recordings / Insanity Records / Sony Music Entertainment UK.

Production duties on “Don’t Let Me Down” were handled by Tre Jean-Marie, who is also responsible for Craig David’s “Magic,” Jacob Banks’ “Monster,” Kaytranada’s “Got it Good,” Yungen’s “Intimate,” Vanessa White’s “Don’t Wanna Be Your Lover,” and Four of Diamonds’ “Name on It.”

Crooke’s next project reportedly yields further contributions from Kasper Larsen (Fleur East, Chelcee Grimes), Negin Djafari (Dan Caplen, Karen Harding), Max Wolfgang (Zara Larsson, Rita Ora), Jonny Lattimer (Sinead Harnett, Becky Hill), Glen Roberts (L Devine, Olivia Deano) and Tev’n (Kenzie May, Celeste Waite).

Stream the audio clip for “Power” below.

Mariah Carey liberates new album “Caution”

18 Nov

Mariah Carey has liberated her fifteenth studio collection online.

“Caution” – featuring singles “GTFO,” “With You,” “The Distance” and “A No No” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the highly-anticipated project, Carey has worked with songwriters and producers including The Stereotypes, Dev Hynes, Skrillex, Priscilla Renea, Timbaland, Bibi Bourelly, Lido, Prince Charlez, Fred Ball, WondaGurl, Nineteen85, Poo Bear, Shea Taylor, DJ Mustard, and No I.D.

Stream “Caution” below.

Lennon Stella delivers debut mini-album “Love, me”

18 Nov

Lennon Stella has delivered her debut mini-album online.

“Love, me” – featuring five songs in the shape of “Bad,” “Breakaway,” “Feelings,” “La Di Da” and “Fortress” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The new project yields productions and songwriting contributions from Greg Kurstin, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Joel Little, Emily Warren, Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya, Hayley Gene Penner, Jarryd James, Kennedi Lykken, and Busbee.

Stream “Love, me” below.

Little Mix unleash new studio collection “LM5”

18 Nov

Little Mix have unleashed their new studio collection online.

“LM5” – featuring the Jess Glynne and Ed Sheeran-penned / Steve Mac-produced lead single “Woman Like Me” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated album boasts further productions from Goldfingers, Louis Bell, TMS, Chris Loco, Matt Radosevich, Loosechange, Mike Sabath, Electric, John Hill, Timbaland, Larrance Dopson, and MNEK.

On the songwriting front, Little Mix have worked with Camille “Kamille” Purcell, Jenna Andrews, Rachel Furner, Anya Jones, Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Rachel “Raye” Keen, Sarah Blanchard, and Cleo Tighe.

Stream “LM5” below.

Little Mix liberate new promotional single “Told You So”

10 Nov

Little Mix have liberated their new promotional single online.

“Told You So” – which was written by Rachel “Raye” Keen alongside Eyelar Mirzazadeh and Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Little Mix’s upcoming fifth album “LM5” – featuring previous singles “Woman Like Me” and “Joan of Arc” – will arrive on November 16 via RCA Records (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project yields additional contributions from Kamille, Chris Loco, Sarah Hudson, Goldfingers, Rachel Furner, Electric, Jenna Andrews, Mike Sabath, TMS, Anya Jones, Jez Ashurst, and Timbaland.

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

Kelsey Lu releases new promotional single “Due West”

9 Nov

Kelsey Lu has released her new promotional single online.

“Due West” – which was collectively produced by Rodaidh McDonald, Michael Uzowuru, Jeff Kleinman, Sonny “Skrillex” Moore, and Jahphet “Roofeo” Landis – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was also co-written by Sarah Aarons, whose other credits include Zedd (“The Middle”), Demi Lovato (“Lonely”), Jessie Ware (“Alone”), Mabel (“Bedroom”), Lykke Li (“Sex Money Feelings Die”), Nao (“Drive and Disconnect”) and David Guetta (“Don’t Leave Me Alone”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Lu’s upcoming project – featuring previous single “Shades of Blue” – is scheduled to arrive via Columbia Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Due West” below.