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Normani Kordei drafts Joel Little, Teddy Geiger for new collaboration

6 Aug

American singer/songwriter Normani Kordei has drafted Joel Little and Teddy Geiger for a new collaboration.

Little is known for co-writing and producing singles performed by Shawn Mendes (“Youth”), Daya (“Safe”), Kesha (“This is Me”), Bebe Rexha (“The Way I Are”), Lorde (“Green Light”) and Khaled (“Young, Dumb & Broke”).

Meanwhile, Geiger’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Christina Aguilera (“Unless it’s With You”), Sean Paul (“Jump On It”), Anne-Marie (“Machine”), Tiesto (“Summer Nights”) and James Blunt (“Bartender”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Normani is currently working on her debut project under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional alliances with Nova Wav, Sevn Thomas, Raye, Jahaan Sweet, Victoria Monet, D’Mile, Caroline Ailin, Justin Tranter, KiTo, Boi-1da, Tayla Parx, August Rigo, Starrah, London on Da Track, Nija Charles, Rasool Diaz, Jorgen Odegard, and Stargate.

Watch the music video for “Love Lies” below.

Normani Kordei enlists Raye, D’Mile for new collaboration

29 Jul

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American singer/songwriter Normani Kordei has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Raye and D’Mile for her upcoming project.

Raye’s songwriting credits include John Legend’s “A Good Night,” Madison Beer’s “Home With You,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Capital Letters,” Little Mix’s “If I Get My Way,” Rita Ora’s “Proud,” and Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty.”

Meanwhile, D’Mile’s production resume boasts works with The Carters (“Boss”), LeToya Luckett (“I’m Ready”), TLC (“Way Back”), Usher (“Mind of a Man”), Jennifer Lopez (“One Love”), Trey Songz (“Disrespectful”), Wynter Gordon (“Back to You”), and Mary J. Blige (“In the Morning”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Normani signed a publishing deal with Stellar Songs and is currently working on her debut solo project under RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from Stargate, London on Da Track, Murda Beatz, T-Minus, Vinylz, Boi-1da, Jorgen Odegard, and Sons of Sonix.

On the songwriting front, Normani has also worked with Victoria Monet, Justin Tranter, Kennedi, Hue Strother, Caroline Ailin, James Fauntleroy, Tayla Parx, August Rigo, Starrah, Nija Charles, Micah Powell, and KiTo.

Watch the music video for Raye’s “Friends” below.

Khalid liberates new promotional single “Stay”

15 Jun

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

“Stay” – which appears on the original motion picture soundtrack “Uncle Drew” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Scribz Riley alongside Billy Walsh, who has also worked with Alicia Keys (“In Common”), The Weeknd (“True Colors”), Camila Cabello (“Real Friends”) and Emeli Sande (“Starlight”).

Production duties on “Stay” were handled by Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate, whose other credits include Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” Daya’s “New,” Majid Jordan’s “Body Talk,” Tinashe’s “Faded Love,” Ne-Yo’s “Push Back,” and Sabrina Carpenter’s “Almost Love.”

Khalid’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring productions and songwriting contributions from Sam Romans, Hit-Boy, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper – is expected to arrive later this year via RCA Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Stay” below.

Sam Smith reunites with Stargate for new collaboration

13 Jun

British singer/songwriter Sam Smith has reunited with Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate for a new collaboration.

The Norwegian duo previously co-wrote and co-produced Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” which topped the UK Singles Chart and peaked to number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Stargate’s credits also include Sabrina Carpenter’s “Almost Love,” Ne-Yo’s “Push Back,” Tinashe’s “No Drama,” Camila Cabello’s “OMG,” Majid Jordan’s “Body Talk,” Zara Larsson’s “Sundown,” and Charli XCX’s “Track 10.”

Smith’s current single “Pray” – which was collectively produced by Timbaland, Steve Fitzmaurice, and Jimmy Napes – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, fans of Stargate’s songwriting and production works should keep an eye on the next projects by Saweetie, Rita Ora, David Guetta, Charli XCX, Jacob Banks, Khalid, and Normani Kordei.

Stream the audio clip for “Pray” below.

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Sabrina Carpenter releases new single “Almost Love”

6 Jun

Sabrina Carpenter has released her new single online.

“Almost Love” – which was co-written by Carpenter alongside Nate Campany and Steph Jones – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was also produced by Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate, who have contributed to the next projects by Saweetie, Rita Ora, David Guetta, Charli XCX, Jacob Banks, Khalid, and Normani Kordei.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Carpenter’s upcoming third album “Singular” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Hollywood Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Evolution” reportedly yields additional contributions from The Futuristics, Alex Hope, Ido Zmishlany, Madison Love, Warren “Oak” Felder, Trevor Brown, Zaire Kaolo, Sasha Sloan, JHart, Ilsey Juber, Oscar Gorres, Delacey, Bastian Langebaek, and James Ghaleb.

Stream the audio clip for “Almost Love” below.

Sabrina Carpenter confirms new album “Singular”

3 Jun

Sabrina Carpenter has confirmed the title for her new album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her third studio collection “Singular” and will release it later this year via Hollywood Records.

Current promotional single “Almost Love” – which was co-written by Nate Campany and Steph Jones alongside the song’s producers Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate – will arrive on June 6th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Evolution” reportedly yields additional contributions from The Futuristics, Alex Hope, Ido Zmishlany, Madison Love, Warren “Oak” Felder, Trevor Brown, Zaire Kaolo, Sasha Sloan, JHart, Ilsey Juber, Oscar Gorres, Delacey, Bastian Langebaek, and James Ghaleb.

Watch the music video for “Alien” below.

Rita Ora reunites with the Invisible Men for new collaboration

1 Jun

Rita Ora has reunited with the Invisible Men for a new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production team (composed of Jonathan Shave, George Astasio, and Jason Pebworth) previously teamed up with Ora on DJ Fresh’s “Hot Right Now,” Conor Maynard’s “Better Than You,” and Charles Hamilton’s “New York Raining.”

The Invisible Men are also responsible for Charli XCX’s “5 in the Morning,” Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” Kara Marni’s “Curve,” Bebe Rexha’s “No Broken Hearts,” Jonas Blue’s “By Your Side,” Sigala’s “Say You Do” and Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy.”

Meanwhile, Ora is scheduled to release her sophomore studio collection – featuring singles “Girls,” “Your Song,” “Anywhere” and “Proud” – later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The follow-up to 2012’s “ORA” reportedly yields further contributions from Ritual, Jason Evigan, Emile Haynie, Diztortion, Jimmy Napes, King Henry, Digital Farm Animals, Jake Gosling, Mike Dean, and Stargate.

Stream the audio clip for “Girls” below.