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Andy Grammer delivers new promotional single “Smoke Clears”

5 Nov

American singer/songwriter Andrew Charles Grammer, professionally known as Andy Grammer, has delivered his new promotional single online.

“Smoke Clears” – which was written by Jarrad Rogers and Nolan Sipe – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Grammer’s upcoming third studio collection “The Good Parts” – featuring previous promotional singles “Fresh Eyes” and the LunchMoney Lewis-assisted “Give Love” – will arrive on December 1st via S-Curve Records.

In addition to confirmed contributors Ian Kirkpatrick and Ross Golan; the follow-up to 2014’s “Magazines or Novels” reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting alliances with Stephan Moccio, Nathaniel “Danja” Hills, David Hodges, Freddy Wexler, Sam Hollander, and Jason Evigan.

Stream the audio clip for “Smoke Clears” below.

Tori Kelly teams up with Pawws, Knightstarr for new collaboration

10 Oct

American singer/songwriter Tori Kelly has teamed up with Lucy “Pawws” Taylor and Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani for a new collaboration.

Pawws has previously penned songs that were performed by Dua Lipa (“Be the One”), Etham (“Close Enough”), Liv Dawson (“I’ll Be Waiting), Danny L Harle (“Me4U”) and Annalisa (“Used to You”).

Meanwhile, Knightstarr’s songwriting/production resume boasts works for Grace Ackerman (“Feels Like Home”), MY (“Skeletons”), Evangeline (“Write About”), VAX (“Fireproof”), Lauren Faith (“Tripping”), KRYSTALROXX (“You Gotta Be”), Low Steppa (“Can’t Lie”) and Eleni Drake (“Thrills”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly is expected to release the follow-up 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via Schoolboy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions from Mojam Music (Leona Lewis), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato), Noel Zancanella (Ella Henderson), Stephan Moccio (Maty Noyes), Neff-U (ZZ Ward), Jimmy Napes (Ria Ritchie), Kyle Shearer (Starley) and Fred Cox (Grace Carter).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Kelsea Ballerini), Tayla Parx (Christina Aguilera), Nate Campany (Jojo), Emily Warren (Alessia Cara), Fabienne Holloway (Janelle Monae) and Daniel Nigro (Charlotte OC).

Watch the music video for “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing” below.

Tori Kelly teams with Chris Lane for new single “Take Back Home Girl”

29 Sep

American singer/songwriter Tori Kelly has teamed with fellow recording artist Chris Lane for his new single “Take Back Home Girl,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track – which was written by Hillary Lindsey alongside David Garcia and Miller Josh – marks the first promotional cut from Lane’s upcoming sophomore studio collection under Big Loud Records.

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her second album and follow-up 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via Schoolboy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts productions from Mojam Music (Anne-Marie), Warren “Oak” Felder (Liam Payne), Noel Zancanella (Ellie Goulding), Stephan Moccio (The Weeknd), Neff-U (Demi Lovato), Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith), Kyle Shearer (Jojo) and Fred Cox (Zak Abel).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Natasha Bedingfield (Brandy), James “JHart” Abrahart (Stephen Puth), Tayla Parx (Janelle Monae), Nate Campany (Adam Lambert), Emily Warren (Dua Lipa), Fabienne Holloway (Janelle Monae) and Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira).

Stream the audio clip for “Take Back Home Girl” below.

Emeli Sande confirms details for new mini-album

24 Sep

Emeli Sande has confirmed the details for her upcoming EP.

The Scottish singer/songwriter has christened her first mini-album “Kingdom Coming” and will release it on November 3 via Virgin EMI Records.

Current promotional single “Starlight” – which was co-written and produced by Carolo “Illangelo” Montagnese – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Kingdom Coming” reportedly boasts further alliances with Rachet (Stormzy, J Hus), Vicky Akintola (Grace Sewell, Clare Maguire), Stephan Moccio (Fergie, The Weeknd) and Mark Batson (Alicia Keys, Lianne La Havas).

Sande’s last studio collection, 2016’s “Long Live the Angels,” peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned promotional singles including “Hurts,” “Breathing Underwater,” “Garden” and “Highs & Lows.”

Stream the audio clip for “Starlight” below.

Tori Kelly reunites with Ed Sheeran for new collaboration?

13 Aug

American singer/songwriter Victoria Loren Kelly, professionally known as Tori Kelly, has reportedly reunited with Ed Sheeran for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on “I Was Made for Loving You,” taken from Kelly’s debut studio collection, 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Sheeran’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Jessie Ware (“Say You Love Me”), Rita Ora (“Your Song”), Liam Payne (“Strip that Down”), Zara Larsson (“Don’t Let Me Be Yours”), Justin Bieber (“Love Yourself”), Hilary Duff (“Tattoo”) and Jess Glynne (“Woman Like Me”).

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her sophomore album later this year via School Boy Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Jimmy Napes, Natasha Bedingfield, JHart, Tayla Parx, Nate Campany, Fabienne Holloway, Daniel Nigro, Emily Warren, and Wayne Hector.

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are MOJAM (aka Mustafa Omer & James Murray), Warren “Oak” Felder, Noel Zancanella, Stephan Moccio, Neff-U, Kyle Shearer, and Fred Cox.

Stream the audio clip for “I Was Made for Loving You” below.

Jimmy Napes teases new collaboration with Tori Kelly

12 Aug

Jimmy Napes has teased a new collaboration with Tori Kelly.

“Had so much fun working with the incredible @torikelly today. When my son realises she’s the elephant from ‘Sing’ it’s going to blow his little mind,” the British singer, songwriter, and record producer posted to Instagram.

Napes’ credits include Sam Smith’s “Stay with Me,” Ray BLK’s “Doing Me,” Madonna’s “Best Night,” Alicia Keys’ “Hallelujah,” Mary J. Blige’s “When You’re Gone,” Jessie Ware’s “Pieces,” Liv Dawson’s “Searching, ” Ellie Goulding’s “Heal,” Clean Bandit’s “Rather Be,” and Lianne La Havas’ “Wonderful.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Richard “Biff” Stannard, Bradford Ellis, Felix Joseph, William “Tourist” Phillips, Toby Gad, Rodney Jerkins, Malay, Francis “Eg” White, Youthonix, Jonny Coffer, Timbaland, Fraser T. Smith, Emile Haynie, and Sampha.

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her sophomore album and follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via School Boy Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts productions from Mojam Music (Louisa Johnson), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato), Noel Zancanella (Leona Lewis), Stephan Moccio (Maty Noyes), Theron “Neff-U” Feemster (ZZ Ward), Kyle Shearer (Phoebe Ryan) and Fred Cox (Janelle Monae).

On the songwriting front, Kelly has worked with Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Molly Kate Kestner), Tayla Parx (Alina Baraz), Nate Campany (Starley), Fabienne Holloway (Chloe Leone), Daniel Nigro (Charlotte OC), Emily Warren (Dua Lipa) and Wayne Hector (Craig David).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Jimmy Napes’ works!

Emeli Sande features on new Chase & Status Video for “Love Me More”

7 Aug

Chase & Status have premiered the music video for their new single online.

Composed of members Saul “Chase” Milton and William “Status” Kennard, the British electronic music duo posted the visual clip for “Love Me More” to their Vevo channel on Monday (August 07, 2017).

The Emeli Sande-featuring track is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Scheduled for release on August 18 via Mercury Records, Chase & Status’ upcoming fourth album “The Tribe” delivers additional guest appearances from Craig David (“Reloaded”), Seinabo Sey (“Know Your Name”), Tom Grennan (“All Goes Wrong”) and Bugzy Malone (“Don’t Stop”).

Sande, on the other hand, has recorded further new material with producers Mark Batson (Eminem, Alicia Keys), Stephan Moccio (Seal, Ellie Goulding), Illangelo (Drake, Jorja Smith) and Fred Ball (Rihanna, Nina Nesbitt).

Her latest studio collection “Long Live the Angels,” which was released earlier this year via Virgin EMI Records, peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned contributions from Mojam Music (“Hurts”), Jonny Coffer (“Kung Fu”), Chris Loco (“Garden”), TMS (“Highs & Lows”), Wayne Hector (“Naturally”), Naughty Boy (“I’d Rather Not”) and Mac & Phil (“Hurts”).

Watch the music video for “Love Me More” below.