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Sabrina Carpenter confirms new single “Almost Love”

14 May

Sabrina Carpenter has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer, songwriter, and actress christened “Almost Love” as her next promotional cut and will release it on June 6 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Steph Jones and Nate Campany with production duties from Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate, who are also responsible for Tinashe’s “No Drama,” Majid Jordan’s “Body Talk,” Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” Camila Cabello’s “OMG,” and Daya’s “New.”

Carpenter’s third studio collection – featuring previous promotional singles “Why” and “Alien” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Hollywood Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Evolution” reportedly yields additional alliances with The Futuristics, Alex Hope, Ido Zmishlany, Madison Love, Warren “Oak” Felder, Sasha Sloan, JHart, Ilsey Juber, Oscar Gorres, Delacey, and James Ghaleb.

Watch the music video for “Alien” below.

Rita Ora drafts Cardi B, Bebe Rexha, Charli XCX for new single “Girls”

5 May

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has drafted fellow recording artists Cardi B, Bebe Rexha and Charli XCX for her new promotional single “Girls.”

Scheduled to arrive on May 11 via all other digital streaming outlets; “Girls” was written by Ali Tamposi (Beyonce, Demi Lovato), Brian Lee (Camila Cabello, Selena Gomez), Andrew Watt (Post Malone, Justin Bieber) and Jonny Coffer (Emeli Sande, Rag’n’Bone Man).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora’s sophomore album – featuring previous singles “Anywhere,” “This Song” and “Proud” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields from songwriting contributions from Jason Boyd, Eyelar, Gabrielle Nowee, Sam Romans, Chelcee Grimes, Diana Gordon, Max McElligott, Ammar Malik, and Justin Tranter.

On the production front, Ora has worked with Stargate, Jason Evigan, King Henry, Mike Dean, Jake Gosling, Emile Haynie, Digital Farm Animals, Jimmy Napes, Leon Thomas, Freedo, Nolan Lambroza, Steve Mac, and Ritual.

Stream the audio clip for “Proud” below.

Khalid releases new promotional single “OTW”

20 Apr

American singer/songwriter Khalid Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has released his new promotional single online.

“OTW” – featuring guest appearances from fellow recording artists 6LACK and Ty Dolla $ign – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “OTW” were handled by Nineteen85, who is also responsible for Drake’s “Hotline Bling,” PartyNextDoor’s “Not Nice,” Jessie Ware’s “Desire,” Majid Jordan’s “My Love,” Nicki Minaj’s “Truffle Butter,” Jennifer Hudson’s “Dangerous,” and DJ Khaled’s “For Free.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Khalid’s upcoming sophomore studio collection – featuring additional alliances with Stargate, Hit-Boy, Sam Romans, and Scribz Riley – is scheduled to arrive later this year via RCA Records.

In the meantime, Khalid has also provided guest vocals on the latest releases by Normani Kordei (“Love Lies”), Sabrina Claudio (“Don’t Let Me Down”), Alina Baraz (“Floating”), Tayla Parx (“Runaway”) and Billie Eilish (“Lovely”).

Stream the audio clip for “OTW” below.

Tinashe unleashes new album “Joyride”

13 Apr

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has delivered her new album online.

“Joyride” – featuring promotional singles “Me So Bad,” “Faded Love” and “No Drama” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Stargate, Joel Compass, Ritz Reynolds, Soundz, Felix Snow, T-Minus, Hit-Boy, Mario Lucciano, J. White, Todd Cooper, A1, Hitmaka, Dre Moon, Wavy, and BLWYRMIND.

On the songwriting front, Tinashe has teamed up with Amanda Ghost, Sarah Hudson, KStewart, Sidnie Tipton, Noonie Bao, Starrah, Sasha Sloan, Jocelyn “Jo’zzy” Donald, Denisia “Blu June” Andrews, Brittany “Chi” Coney, Allen Ritter, Travis Scott, Jeremih, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream “Joyride” below.

Normani signs solo deal with Keep Cool / RCA Records

9 Apr

Fifth Harmony member Normani has signed a solo deal with Keep Cool / RCA Records, which is a new joint venture co-founded by Tunji Balogun.

RCA houses other artists including Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Chris Brown, Zayn Malik, Kesha, Miley Cyrus, Usher, Alicia Keys, Pink, Christina Aguilera, Tinashe, Martin Garrix, Era Istrefi, Craig David, and SZA.

Normani’s current promotional single “Love Lies” with labelmate Khalid, which was collectively produced by Jack Antonoff alongside Ryan “Charlie Handsome” Vojtesak and Jamil “Digi” Chammas, is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

For her debut album, Normani has worked with Stargate (Rita Ora, Charli XCX), Nija Charles (Chris Brown, Cardi B), August Rigo (Ginette Claudette, Justin Bieber), Boi-1da (Drake, Nicole Scherzinger), Tayla Parx (Ariana Grande, Janelle Monae) and Bonnie McKee (Ellie Goulding, Kelly Clarkson).

Watch the music video for “Love Lies” below.

Khalid enlists Stargate for new collaboration

5 Apr

American singer/songwriter Khalid Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has enlisted Stargate for a new collaboration.

The Norwegian production and songwriting duo – composed of Mikkel Eriksen and Tor Hermansen – recently helmed “No Drama” and “Faded Love” for Tinashe. Both tracks are taken from the artist’s upcoming album, “Joyride,” out on April 13 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Stargate’s credits also include Ne-Yo’s “Push Back,” Charli XCX’s “Track 10,” Majid Jordan’s “Body Talk,” Camila Cabello’s “OMG,” Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” Bebe Rexha’s “I Got Time,” Rachel Platten’s “Broken Glass,” Christina Aguileta’s “Telepathy,” and Zara Larsson’s “Sundown.”

Meanwhile, Khalid is expected to release his sophomore studio collection – featuring additional alliances with Scribz Riley, Hit-Boy, and Sam Romans – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Having dropped his debut album “American Teen” in early 2017, Khalid also teamed up with fellow recording artists Normani Kordei and Sabrina Claudio on their singles “Love Lies” and “Don’t Let Me Down,” respectively.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Stargate’s works below!

Bebe Rexha guests on Ne-Yo’s new single “Push Back”

31 Mar

American singer, songwriter and record producer Ne-Yo has enlisted Bebe Rexha and Stefflon Don for his new promotional single “Push Back,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Push Back” were handled by Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate, who previously teamed up with Ne-Yo on singles “So Sick,” “Sexy Love,” “Because of You,” “Go On Girl,” “Closer,” “Independent Woman,” “Beautiful Monster,” “Let Me Love You” and “Coming With You.”

Ne-Yo’s upcoming seventh studio collection “Good Man” – featuring further productions from Dr. Luke, Cirkut, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper – is scheduled to arrive on June 8 via Universal Music Group / Motown Records.

Having worked with Stargate on “I Got Time” and “Bad Bitch,” Rexha also co-wrote “All Hands on Deck” with the Norwegian hitmaking duo. The Cashmere Cat-assisted track appears on Tinashe’s debut album, “Aquarius,” which debuted at number seventeen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rexha’s upcoming album “Expectations” will hit stores later this year via Warner Brothers Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers alliances with The Stereotypes, Lauren Christy, Jason Evigan, Asia Whiteacre, Jussi Karvinen, Kamille, Justin Tranter, David Garcia, Talay Riley, and Josh Miller.

Stream the audio clip for “Push Back” below.