Tag Archives: Syco Music

Ella Henderson hits the studio with Moon Willis

8 Sep

Photo Credit: Frederick Ardley

Ella Henderson has teamed up with Moon Willis for a new collaboration.

The UK record producer and songwriter (born Henry William Durham) is known for helming singles performed by Zac Samuel & Taya (“Never Letting Go”) and Justine Skye & Wizkid (“U Don’t Know”).

Moon Willis’ resume boasts additional alliances with Chris Brown (“Bite My Tongue”), Ray BLK (“Bad Boys”), Craig David (“It Was Always You”), Kyla (“Congratulations”), Becky Hill (“Insecure”), Melissa Steel (“Ray of Sunshine”), Laura Welsh (“You Don’t Even Know”) and RAYE (“Not for You”).

Meanwhile, Henderson is expected to release her second album and follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One” later this year via Simon Cowell’s Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from TMS (Raye), Fraser T. Smith (Craig David), Robopop (Lana Del Rey), Jordan Riley (Dan Caplen), Youthonix (Fleur East), Noel Zancanella (Olly Murs), Fred Ball (Alicia Keys), GRADES (Raleigh Ritchie) and Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena).

Watch the music video for “Ghost” below.

Camila Cabello drafts Ricky Reed for new collaboration

31 Aug

Camila Cabello has drafted Ricky Reed for a new collaboration.

Born Eric Burton Frederic; the American record producer and songwriter is responsible for singles performed by Jason Derulo (“Talk Dirty”), Meghan Trainor (“No”), Fifth Harmony (“Bo$$”), Jessie J (“Burnin’ Up”), Kesha (“Hymn”) and Far East Movement (“Turn Up the Love”).

Ricky Reed’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Fitz & the Tantrums (“Handclap”), Christina Aguilera (“Unless it’s With You”), Halsey (“Bad at Love”), Thomas Rhett (“Vacation”), Mary Lambert (“Secrets”), Pussy Riot (“Make America Great Again”) and Lizzo (“Water Me”).

Meanwhile, Cabello is expected to release her upcoming debut studio collection “The Hurting. The Healing. The Loving” – featuring promotional singles “Crying in the Club,” “I Have Questions,” “Havana” and “OMG” – later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music and Epic Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further contributions from Max Martin (Tinashe), Ed Sheeran (Zara Larsson), Billy Walsh (Kali Uchis), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Jessie Ware), Savan Kotecha (Ariana Grande), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Katy Perry), Ryan Tedder (Adele) and Shellback (Taylor Swift).

Stream the audio clip for “Havana” below.

Fifth Harmony liberate new self-titled album

25 Aug

Fifth Harmony – composed of Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane, and Lauren Jauregui – have liberated their third studio album online.

Released by Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music in partnership with Epic Records, the self-titled collection – featuring singles “Down,” “Angel” and “He Like That” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “7/27” boasts productions from The Monsters & Strangerz, AMMO, Dallas K, Skrillex, Tommy Brown, Harmony Samuels, Dreamlab, Ian Kirkpatrick, Electric, Jason Evigan, and The Stereotypes.

On the songwriting front, Fifth Harmony have worked with Nate Cyphert, Jude Demorest, Ester Dean, Sebastian Kole, Candy Shields, Tayla Parx, Ryan Toby, Whitney Phillips, Dayo Olatunji, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, and Lisa Scinta.

Stream “Fifth Harmony” below.

Fifth Harmony unwrap tracklisting for self-titled album

15 Aug

Fifth Harmony have unwrapped the tracklisting for their upcoming third album, which is scheduled to arrive on August 25 via Syco Music and Epic Records.

Current promotional single “Angel” – which was co-written and co-produced by Skrillex and Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “7/27” boasts further productions from The Monsters & Strangerz, AMMO, Dallas K, Tommy Brown, Harmony Samuels, Dreamlab, Ian Kirkpatrick, Electric, Jason Evigan, and The Stereotypes.

On the songwriting front, Fifth Harmony have worked with Nate Cyphert, Jude Demorest, Ester Dean, Sebastian Kole, Candy Shields, Tayla Parx, Ryan Toby, Whitney Phillips, Dayo Olatunji, and Lisa Scinta.

See the tracklisting for “Fifth Harmony” below.

(1) Down (featuring Gucci Mane) / (2) He Like That / (3) Sauced Up / (4) Make You Mad / (5) Deliver / (6) Lonely Night / (7) Don’t Say You Love Me / (8) Angel / (9) Messy / (10) Bridges

Louisa Johnson hits the studio with Chris Loco, Goldfingers

10 Aug

British singer/songwriter Louisa Johnson has enlisted the production services of Chris Loco and Goldfingers for her upcoming debut album.

Loco (born Christopher Crowhurst) is known for his works with Emeli Sande (“Easier in Bed”), Kevin Garrett (“Little Bit of You”), Justine Skye (“U Don’t Know”), Etta Bond (“Kiss My Girlfriend”), Raleigh Ritchie (“Stronger Than Ever”) and Sinead Harnett (“Rather Be with You”).

Meanwhile, Goldfingers (composed of Frank Nobel and Linus Nordstrom) have contributed to the next projects by John Newman, Kamille, Fleur East, Antigoni Buxton, Taya, Sabina Ddumba, Charlotte OC, Liza Owen, and Mali-Koa.

Johnson, on the other hand, is expected to release her debut album – featuring singles “So Good” and “Best Behaviour” – later this year via Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Mojam (Anne-Marie), Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David), Digital Farm Animals (Dua Lipa), Arnthor Birgisson (James Arthur), Dallas Austin (Ella Henderson), BURNS (Maluma), Toby Gad (Leona Lewis) and Dave Bassett (Vance Joy).

Watch the music video for “Best Behaviour” below.

Ina Wroldsen reunites with Steve Mac for new collaboration

10 Aug

Norwegian singer/songwriter Ina Wroldsen has reunited with British record producer Steve Mac for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on tracks performed by Anne-Marie (“Alarm”), Sofia Carson (“Love is the Name”), Alexandra Burke (“Before the Rain”), Shakira (“Empire”), Little Mix (“We Are Who We Are”), Jasmine Thompson (“Adore”), Demi Lovato (“Lionheart”) and Zara Larsson (“Symphony”).

Mac’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters including Johnny McDaid, Chelcee Grimes, Ed Drewett, Priscilla Renea, Wayne Hector, Julia Michaels, Ammar Malik, Camille Purcell, Ross Golan, Karen Poole, Claude Kelly, Emeli Sande, Ilsey Juber, James Newman, and Lindy Robbins.

Meanwhile, Wroldsen is expected to release her first studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts contributions from Mac & Phil (Ella Henderson, James Morrison), Diztortion (Taya, Craig David), Arnthor Birgisson (Leona Lewis, Enrique Iglesias), Chris Loco (Louisa Johnson, Maverick Sabre) and Digital Farm Animals (Liam Payne, Grace Carter).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Steve Mac’s works!

Fifth Harmony unveil artwork for self-titled third album

8 Aug

Fifth Harmony have unveiled the artwork for their upcoming third album.

Composed of Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane, and Lauren Jauregui; the American pop quartet will release the self-titled collection on August 25 via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music and Epic Records.

Current promotional single “Down” – which was written by Claire “Jude” Demorest alongside Joshua “Ammo” Coleman and Dallas Koehlke – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “7/27” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Dayo Olatunji (Jason Derulo), Verse Simmonds (Kelly Rowland), Candy Shields (Galantis), Marlin Bonds (Zendaya), Tayla Parx (Majid Jordan), Sebastian Kole (Brandy), Koko LaRoo (Jake Miller), Akil King (Beyonce) and Carmen Reece (Craig David).

On the production front, Fifth Harmony have worked with Digital Farm Animals (Marlon Roudette), Jason Evigan (Rachel Platten), Gian Stone (Nick Jonas), Shama Joseph (Rihanna), Fredro (Alessia Cara), Vincent Berry (Mary J. Blige), Happy Perez (Miguel) and The Monsters & Strangerz (Bebe Rexha).

Watch the music video for “Down” below.