Tag Archives: Stargate (production team)

Carly Rae Jepsen unveils artwork for new album “E.MO.TION”

14 Apr

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Carly Rae Jepsen has unveiled the official artwork for her upcoming album.

The Canadian singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “E.MO.TION” on June 24 via Schoolboy Records and Interscope Records.

Current single “All That” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by Jepsen along with Ariel Rechtshaid (Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX) and Devonte “Blood Orange” Hynes (Tinashe, FKA twigs).

The follow-up to 2012’s “Kiss” is executive-produced by Scooter Braun, whose other clients include Justin Bieber [Island Records], Katharine McPhee [Columbia Records], Tori Kelly [Capitol Records] and Ariana Grande [Republic Records].

On the production front, Jepsen has enlisted Toby Gad (Beyonce, Leona Lewis), Stargate (Ne-Yo, Mariah Carey), Jack Antonoff (Tinashe, Taylor Swift), Max Martin (Kelis, Adam Lambert) and Benny Blanco (Maroon 5, Ryn Weaver).

Album songwriters are Jacob “J. Kash” Kasher (Selena Gomez, Avril Lavigne), Sam Hollander (Olly Murs, Alex & Sierra), Jenna Andrews (Elle Varner, Pixie Lott) and Sia Furler (Celine Dion, Kylie Minogue).

Watch the music video for “I Really Like You” below.

Mozella releases new single “Can’t Get Enough”

8 Apr

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Mozella has released her new single online.

“Can’t Get Enough” is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Palladium Records and Belle Isle Records.

The track was written by Mozella – real name Maureen McDonald – along with fellow singer/songwriter Tim Myers.

On the songwriting front, Mozella has contributed to the upcoming debut album by Interscope recording artist Pia Mia.

Some of her previous credits include Rihanna’s “Dancing in the Dark” [Roc Nation], Madonna’s “Living for Love” [Interscope], Kelly Clarkson’s “Take You High” [RCA] and Mary Lambert’s “Secrets” [Capitol].

She also worked with top musicians including Stephan Moccio (Ne-Yo, Ellie Goulding), Stargate (Tinashe, Bebe Rexha), Diplo (Sia, Katy Perry), Toby Gad (Beyonce, Alicia Keys) and Benny Cassette (Miguel, Sevyn Streeter).

Watch the music video for “Stay” below.

Tinashe unleashes “All Hands on Deck” music video

6 Apr

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Tinashe has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “All Hands on Deck” to her Vevo channel on Monday (April 06, 2015).

“All Hands on Deck” was co-written by fellow artist Bebe Rexha, whose other credits include David Guetta’s “Yesterday” [Parlophone], Eminem’s “Monster” f/ Rihanna [Interscope] and Selena Gomez’s “Champion” [Hollywood].

Production duties were handled by Stargate and Cashmere Cat, who are also responsible for Charli XCX’s “Break the Rules” [Atlantic Records] and Kid Ink’s “Body Language” f/ Usher and Tinashe [RCA Records].

Tinashe’s debut album “Aquarius” – featuring previous promotional cuts “2 On,” “Pretend” and “Bated Breath” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Watch the music video for “All Hands on Deck” below.

Fifth Harmony, Kid Ink premiere “Worth It” music video

29 Mar

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Fifth Harmony have premiered the music video for their new single online.

The pop quintet posted the visual clip for the Kid Ink-assisted “Worth It” to their Vevo channel on Saturday (March 28, 2015).

“Worth It” was co-written by Priscilla Renea Hamilton, whose other credits include Pitbull’s “Timber” f/ Ke$ha [RCA Records], K. Michelle’s “V.S.O.P” [Atlantic Records] and Tamar Braxton’s “Tip Toe” [Epic Records].

Production duties on “Worth It” were handled by Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Stargate, who are also responsible for Jennifer Lopez’s “Feel the Light” [Roc Nation] and Tinashe’s “All Hands on Deck” [RCA Records].

Fifth Harmony’s debut album “Reflection” – featuring previous promotional cuts “BO$$” and “Sledgehammer” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Syco Music and Epic Records.

Watch the music video for “Worth It” below.

Rihanna confirms new single “B*tch Better Have My Money”

26 Mar

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Rihanna has confirmed the details for her new single.

The singer/songwriter christened “Bitch Better Have My Money” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming eighth album, tentatively entitled “R8.”

Production duties on “My Money” were handled by Roc Nation signee Deputy, who also worked with A-list writers and artists such as Wale, J Cole, NeYo, Rick Ross, French Montana, Flo Rida, The Dream, Sean Garrett to list a few.

Previous single, the Kanye West and Paul McCartney-assisted “FourFiveSeconds,” is now available for download via iTunes.

“R8” serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Unapologetic,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “Diamonds,” “Stay (featuring Mikky Ekko)” and “Pour it Up.”

Other producers backing Rihanna on “R8” are Stargate (Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez), Alex Da Kid (Nicki Minaj, Skylar Grey), DJ Mustard (Omarion, Keyshia Cole) and Naughty Boy (Emeli Sande, Leona Lewis).

Watch the music video for “FourFiveSeconds” below.

Jennifer Lopez unleashes “Feel the Light” music video

20 Mar

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Jennifer Lopez has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Feel the Light” to her Vevo channel on Friday (March 20, 2015).

“Feel the Light” was written by Canadian recording artist Kiesza along with Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Stargate (Beyonce, Christina Milian) and Emile Haynie (Bruno Mars, Lana Del Rey).

The track is lifted from the original motion picture soundtrack, “Home,” which will be available for download from March 23 via iTunes and Roc Nation.

Other musicians who contributed to “Home” are Tiago Carvalho (Brandy, Elijah Blake), Ester Dean (Rihanna, Britney Spears), Rodney Jerkins (Sam Smith, Janet Jackson) and Maureen “Mozella” McDonald (Tinashe, Miley Cyrus).

Watch the music video for “Feel the Light” below.

Rixton release debut album “Let the Road”

3 Mar

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Rixton have released their debut album online.

“Let the Road” – featuring hit singles “Me and My Broken Heart,” “Wait on Me” and “Hotel Ceiling” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Schoolboy / Giant Little Man / Mad Love / Interscope Records.

The project was prominently produced by Benny Blanco, whose recent credits include Mikky Ekko’s “Watch Me Rise” [RCA Records], Maroon 5’s “Maps” [222 Records] and Charli XCX’s “Caught in the Middle” [Atlantic Records].

Other album producers are Stargate (Tinashe, Bebe Rexha), Ross Golan (Jason Derulo, Meghan Trainor), Steve Mac (Shakira, Ella Henderson), Robopop (Lana Del Rey, Prince Royce) and Ammar Malik (Nick Jonas, Ariana Grande).

On the songwriting front, “Let the Road” boasts contributions from Wayne Hector (Fleur East, Olly Murs), Ed Sheeran (Hilary Duff, Tori Kelly), Jacob Kasher (Katy Perry, Carly Rae Jepsen) and Mike Posner (Labrinth, Emeli Sande).

Watch the music video for “Me and My Broken Heart” below.