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Jess Glynne reunites with Ghosted for new collaboration

25 Jul

Jess Glynne has reunited with Ghosted for a new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production trio (also known as TMS) previously teamed up with Glynne on the Wayne Hector-assisted “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself,” which topped the UK Singles Chart in August 2015.

Composed of Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Ghosted’s resume boasts further works with Louisa Johnson (“Best Behaviour”), Dua Lipa (“Bad Together”), Birdy (“Wild Horses”), Emeli Sande (“Highs & Lows”), Carly Rae Jepsen (“Body Language”), Madison Beer (“Melodies”), Sinead Harnett (“She Ain’t Me”) and Fleur East (“Gold Watch”).

The trio’s current promotional single “Get Some” – featuring guest vocals from singer/songwriter Kamille – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Glynne’s second studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

In addition to confirmed contributors Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Ed Sheeran, the still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Toby Gad (Daya), Sam Romans (Kristian Galva), Jax Jones (Selena Gomez), RAYE (Mabel McVey), Starsmith (Foxes), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Steve Mac (Anne-Marie), GRADES (Alina Baraz) and Kid Harpoon (Denai Moore).

Watch the music video for “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself” below.

Ina Wroldsen teams with Mac & Phil for new collaboration

24 Jul

Ina Wroldsen has teamed up with Mac & Phil for new collaboration. However, it is yet to be known whether the session was intended for another artist or Wroldsen’s upcoming debut project.

Composed of Matthew Holmes and Philip Leigh, the British songwriting and production duo are responsible for Emily Warren’s “Something To Hold On To,” The Chainsmokers’ “Bloodstream,” Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Plested’s “Habits,” Carys Selvey’s “Shallow,” and Lost Kings’ “Phone Down.”

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

For the still-untitled project, the “How Deep is Your Love” star has reportedly teamed up with fellow musicians including Arnthor Birgisson (RAYE, Louisa Johnson), Kygo (Selena Gomez, Ellie Goulding), Talay Riley (Usher, Nick Jonas) and Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson, David Guetta).

Fans of Mac & Phil’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Etham, Fleur East, Kara Marni, Taya, Jacob Banks, Dakota, Ella Henderson, Phoebe Ryan, Mullally, Becky Hill, Grace Ackerman, Mali-Koa, James Morrison, Ava Lily, Mollie King, Tamera Foster, Alice Chater, Grace Carter, Mahalia, Liza Owen, and Molly Kate Kestner.

Stream the audio clip for “Lay it On Me” below.

Natalie La Rose teases new collaboration with Mike Dean

16 Jul

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Natalie La Rose has teased a new collaboration with Mike Dean.

“When I laid my eyes on @therealmikedean precious Grand, I just couldn’t keep my hands off of it,” the Dutch singer/songwriter posted on Instagram.

Dean is known for his production works with Kanye West (“Ultralight Beam”), Beyonce (“Love Drought”), The Weeknd (“Tell Your Friends”), Madonna (“Inside Out”), Justin Bieber (“No Sense”) and Rihanna (“FourFiveSeconds”).

In addition to launching a record label by the name of M.W.A. (an acronym for Dean’s DJ name Mexican Wrestling Association), the American record producer has also contributed to Sky Ferreira’s sophomore album “Masochism.”

Meanwhile, La Rose is expected to release her debut album later this year via Dreams World/Sony RAL.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Jarrad Rogers (Rita Ora), Shama Joseph (Rihanna), GRADES (Jess Glynne), Tommy Brown (Ariana Grande), Detail (Jhene Aiko), The Stereotypes (Bruno Mars), DJ Marley Watters (Justine Skye), and T-Minus (Kelly Rowland).

On the songwriting front, La Rose has worked with Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Scott Harris (Phoebe Ryan), Courtney Harrell (Fantasia Barrino), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Whitney Phillips (Sabrina Ddumba), Breyan Isaac (Charlie Puth), Rosina Russell (David Guetta) and Jacob Luttrell (Tori Kelly).

Watch the music video for “Somebody” below.

Jess Glynne hits the studio with RAYE, Jax Jones

13 Jul

British singer/songwriter Jess Glynne has tapped the songwriting and production services of RAYE and Jax Jones. However, it is yet to be known whether the session was intended for a future Jones’ release or Glynne’s upcoming sophomore album under Atlantic Records.

RAYE has (born Rachel Keen) has previously teamed up with Jax Jones on his single “You Don’t Know Me,” which was released in December 2016 via Polydor Records. Co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, the track peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart.

As a songwriter, RAYE has contributed to the next projects by Rihanna [Roc Nation], Little Mix [Syco Music], Rita Ora [Atlantic], Mabel McVey [Polydor], Era Istrefi [Ultra Music], Rudimental [Atlantic], Anne-Marie [Major Tom’s Music], Naughty Boy [Virgin EMI] and Ellie Goulding [Polydor].

Her previous songwriting credits include Blonde’s “Just for One Night,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Tara Carosielli’s “Money,” Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Matoma’s “The Wave,” Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave,” and M.O.’s “Not in Love.”

Glynne’s second studio collection, on the other hand, reportedly delivers further contributions from Toby Gad (Leona Lewis), Kid Harpoon (Denai Moore), Sam Romans (Craig David), Jamie Scott (Anne-Marie), GRADES (Sinead Harnett), Kamille (Olly Murs) and Ed Sheeran (Justin Bieber).

For the follow-up to 2015’s “I Cry When I Laugh,” Glynne has also reunited with Jonny Coffer (Ella Eyre), Starsmith (Ellie Goulding), Talay Riley (Nick Jones) and Steve Mac (Jasmine Thompson).

Listen to the audio clip for “You Don’t Know Me” below.

Jess Glynne hits the studio with Jonny Coffer, Jamie Scott for new collaboration

4 Jul

British singer/songwriter Jess Glynne has recorded new music with Jonny Coffer and Jamie Scott for her upcoming sophomore album.

Coffer previously co-wrote “No Rights No Wrongs” for Glynne alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, James Newman, Knox Brown, and Finlay “Startsmith” Dow-Smith. The track appears on Glynne’s debut album, “I Cry When I Laugh,” which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, Scott is known for co-writing Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Skin,” Jessie Ware’s “Me Before You,” The Beach’s “Geronimo,” Ady Suleiman’s “Wait for You,” Major Lazer’s “Cold Water,” Niall Horan’s “This Town,” Gavin James’ “Bitter Pill,” The Vamps’ “Wild Heart,” and Arlissa’s “Sticks & Stones.”

Glynne’s second studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Toby Gad (John Legend), Ed Sheeran (Anne-Marie), Talay Riley (Fleur East), GRADES (Mullally), Sam Romans (Alicia Keys), Kid Harpoon (Foxes), Justin Tranter (Troye Sivan), Steve Mac (Rita Ora) and Kamille (Rudimental).

Watch the music video for “Hold My Hands” below.

Jess Glynne drafts Ed Sheeran for sophomore album

3 Jul

British singer/songwriter Jess Glynne has drafted fellow recording artist Ed Sheeran for her upcoming sophomore album.

Sheeran co-wrote “Woman and Like Me” and “Thursday” for Glynne alongside regular collaborator Steve Mac, as registered on ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers).

In addition to Sheeran’s global hit “Shape of You,” which topped both the UK and US Singles Chart, Sheeran and Mac wrote songs for other artists including Rita Ora (“Your Song”), Liam Payne (“Strip that Down”) and Zara Larsson (“Don’t Let Me Be Yours”).

Mac also produced and co-wrote “Take Me Home” for Glynne alongside Wayne Hector and Nick Tsang. The track, which appears on Glynne’s debut album “I Cry When I Laugh,” peaked to number six on the UK Singles Chart.

Glynne’s second studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Toby Gad (Craig David), Jin Jin (Ray BLK), Starsmith (Foxes), Talay Riley (Nick Jonas), GRADES (Kwabs), Sam Romans (John Legend), Kid Harpoon (Harry Styles), Justin Tranter (Imagine Dragons) and Kamille (David Guetta).

Watch the music video for “Galway Girl” below.

Craig David taps Jin Jin for new album

27 Jun

Craig David has tapped the songwriting services of Janee Bennett, professionally known as Jin Jin, for his upcoming seventh studio collection.

The British singer/songwriter is known for co-penning Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Little Mix’s “Grown,” Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand,” Clean Bandit’s “Real Love,” Bakermat’s “Don’t Want You Back,” Alex Newell’s “Keep it Moving,” Sub Focus’ “Love Divine,” Tinie Tempah’s “Mamacita,” Foxes’ “Scar,” Fleur East’s “Like That,” Aston Merrygold’s “Trudy,” and Krishane’s “Drunk & Incapable.”

She has also contributed to the next projects by RAYE, Dom McCallister, Taya, Jonas Blue, Sabrina Carpenter, HRVY, Rita Ora, Sigala, Bobii Lewis, YEBBA, David Guetta, Ray BLK, Conrad Sewell, Anne-Marie, Mullally, Jess Glynne, Starley, Ella Eyre, Blonde, Sean Paul, Dido, Jasmine Thompson, Astrid S, Vance Joy, Dakota, Era Istrefi, Stanaj, and Janelle Monae.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next album later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Rachel Furner (Frances), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Eyelar (Tinashe), Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Lauren Faith (Kaytranada), Talay Riley (Usher), Ed Drewett (Britney Spears), Sam Dew (Zayn Malik), Max McElligott (Kiah Victoria), Claude Kelly (Jason Derulo) and Sam Romans (Alicia Keys).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Jin Jin’s work!