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Sam Smith enlists Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt for new collaboration

19 Sep

British singer/songwriter Samuel Frederick Smith, known professionally as Sam Smith, has enlisted Ali Tamposi and Andrew Watt for a new collaboration.

The songwriting production duo recently helmed “Liar” by Camila Cabello alongside Jordan Johnson and Stefan Johnson of The Monsters & Strangerz. The track – which samples Lionel Richie’s “All Night Long” and Ace of Base’s “All That She Wants” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Other notable credits by Tamposi and Wyatt are Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s “Senorita,” Cardi B’s “Through Your Phone,” Rita Ora and Liam Payne’s “For You,” Charlotte Lawrence’s “Why Do You Love Me,” Marshmello and Selena Gomez’s “Wolves,” DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber’s “Let Me Love You,” and The Chainsmokers and Bebe Rexha’s “Call You Mine.”

Meanwhile, Smith is expected to release his upcoming third album – featuring singles “Dancing With a Stranger” (with Normani) and “How Do You Sleep?” – later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill Of It All” boasts further contributions from Ryan Tedder (Beyonce, Charlie Puth), Louis Bell (Halsey, Post Malone), Amy Allen (Dinah Jane, Jon Bellion), Two Inch Punch (Sinead Harnett, Becky Hill), Kamille (Mabel, Lianne La Havas) and Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, Craig David).

Watch the music video for “How Do You Sleep?” below.

 

Mabel releases debut album “High Expectations”

2 Aug

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English singer/songwriter Mabel McVey, known mononymously as Mabel, has released her debut studio collection online.

“High Expectations” – featuring singles “Don’t Call Me Up,” “Mad Love” and “Bad Behaviour” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts songwriting contributions from Marlon Roudette (Sinead Harnett), Kamille (Anne-Marie), Joel Compass (Tinashe), Sarah Aarons  (Justin Timberlake), Maria Hazell (Alma), Jimmy Napes (Alicia Keys) and Kelly Kiara (Era Istrefi).

Album producers include Tre Jean-Marie  (Craig David), Josh Crocker (Kali Uchis), Dre Skull (Santigold), Al Shux (Elle Varner), JD. Reid (Katy B), Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran), Oak Felder (Usher), Fraser T. Smith (Sam Smith), Jordan Riley (Dan Caplen) and MakeYouKnowLove (Nicole Scherzinger).

Stream “High Expectations” below.

Sam Smith delivers new single “How Do You Sleep?”

19 Jul

Sam Smith has delivered his new single online.

“How Do You Sleep?” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Smith alongside Swedish hitmakers Savan Kotecha (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez) and Max Martin (Taylor Swift, Katy Perry).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming third album – featuring the Normani-assisted single “Dancing With A Stranger” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Besides confirmed collaborators Jimmy Napes and Stargate, the follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill Of It All” reportedly yields additional contributions from Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora), Kamille (Mabel, Ella Henderson), Two Inch Punch (Mae Muller, Ella Eyre) and Amy Allen (Halsey, Selena Gomez).

Watch the music video for “How Do You Sleep?” below.

Ed Sheeran releases “No. 6 Collaborations Project”

13 Jul

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British singer/songwriter Edward Christopher Sheeran, known professionally as Ed Sheeran, has released his fourth studio collection online.

“No.6 Collaborations Project” – featuring guest appearances from Khalid, Camila Cabello, Stormzi, Justin Bieber, Yebba, Cardi B, Travis Scott, Eminem, Chance the Rapper, Ella Mai, Skrillex, Meek Mill, Chris Stapelton, Bruno Mars, and H.E.R. – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the production front, Sheeran has worked with top hitmakers including Max Martin, Shellback, Fred Gibson, Steve Mac, Benny Blanco, Nineteen85, Boi-1da, Jahaan Sweet, Joe Rubel, and Kenny Beats.

As a songwriter, Sheeran has penned songs for Rita Ora (“Your Song”), Bryan Adams (“Shine a Light”), Jessie Ware (“Say You Love Me”), Westlife (“Hello My Love”), Anne-Marie (“2002”), Olly Murs (“Moves”), Jess Glynne (“Thursday”), Shawn Mendes (“Fallin’ All In You”) and Little Mix (“Woman Like Me”).

Stream “No. 6 Collaborations Project” below.

Sam Smith confirms details for new single “How Do You Sleep?”

10 Jul

Sam Smith has confirmed the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Samuel Frederick Smith) christened “How Do You Sleep?” as his next promotional cut and will release it on July 19 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was written by Sam Smith alongside Swedish hitmakers Savan Kotecha (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez) and Max Martin (Taylor Swift, Katy Perry).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming third album – featuring the Normani-assisted single “Dancing With A Stranger” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Besides confirmed collaborators Jimmy Napes and Stargate, the follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill Of It All” reportedly yields additional contributions from Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora), Kamille (Mabel, Ella Henderson), Two Inch Punch (Mae Muller, Ella Eyre) and Amy Allen (Halsey, Selena Gomez).

Stream the audio clip for “Dancing With A Stranger” below.

 

Ellie Goulding unleashes Juice WRLD-assisted single “Hate Me”

27 Jun

Ellie Goulding has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Hate Me” – featuring Juice WRLD – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Goulding alongside Starrah (Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry) and Andrew Watt (Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes).

Production duties on “Hate Me” were handled by Jason Evigan and The Monsters & Strangerz, who are also responsible for Fifth Harmony’s “Lonely Night,” Jason Derulo’s “Cheyenne,” Selena Gomez’s “Forget Forever,” Demi Lovato’s “Never Been Hurt,” and Zendaya’s “Butterflies.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Goulding’s upcoming fourth studio collection – featuring previous singles “Close to Me” (with Diplo) and “Sixteen” – later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Delirium” reportedly yields additional alliances with Steve Mac, Kamille, Jamie Hartman, MoZella, Nate Campany, Starsmith, Ilsey Juber, Justin Tranter, Noel Zancanella, and The 23rd.

Stream the audio clip for “Hate Me” below.

Ellie Goulding enlists Jason Evigan, The Monsters & Strangerz for new single “Hate Me”

26 Jun

Ellie Goulding has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Hate Me” – featuring Juice WRLD – as her next promotional cut and will release it on June 26 via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Hate Me” were handled by Jason Evigan and The Monsters & Strangerz, who are also responsible for Fifth Harmony’s “Lonely Night,” Jason Derulo’s “Cheyenne,” Selena Gomez’s “Forget Forever,” Demi Lovato’s “Never Been Hurt,” and Zendaya’s “Butterflies.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Goulding’s upcoming fourth studio collection – featuring previous singles “Close to Me” (with Diplo) and “Sixteen” – later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Delirium” reportedly yields additional alliances with Steve Mac, Kamille, Jamie Hartman, MoZella, Nate Campany, Starsmith, Ilsey Juber, Justin Tranter, Noel Zancanella, and The 23rd.

Stream the audio clip for “Sixteen” below.