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Tamia reunites with Alicia Renee, Salaam Remi for new single “Leave it Smokin'”

27 Apr

Canadian singer/songwriter Tamia has unleashed her new single online.

“Leave it Smokin'” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Alicia Renee, who previously teamed up with Tamia on “Love Life” cuts “Chase Lounge” (produced by Lil Ronnie and Brandon “BAM” Alexander”), “Sandwich and a Soda” and “Love Falls Over Me” (produced by Warren “Oak” Felder and Andrew “Pop” Wansel).

Production duties on “Leave it Smokin'” were handled by legendary musician Salaam Remi, who is also responsible for the Claude Kelly-penned “Beautiful Surprise,” taken from Tamia’s 2012 album of the same name.

Tamia’s upcoming seventh studio collection – featuring further contributions from Shep Crawford and Sheri Hauck – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Plus One Music Group in partnership with eOne Canada.

Stream the audio clip for “Leave it Smokin'” below.

Tamia confirms new single “Day One”

27 Jul

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Tamia has confirmed the details for her new single.

The Canadian singer/songwriter christened “Day One” as the second promotional cut from her sixth album, “Love Life,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Def Jam Recordings.

“Day One” was written Tamia along with regular collaborator Claude Kelly and the song’s producer John “Johnny BLK” Lardieri, who have collectively worked with Ledisi (“Shine”) and Olly Murs (“Loud & Clear”).

The track follows previous promotional cut “Sandwich and a Soda,” which peaked to number 20 on the US Billboard Adult R&B Songs Chart.

Other musicians backing Tamia on “Love Life” are Tricky Stewart (Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez), Chuck Harmony (Rihanna, Toni Braxton), The-Dream (Usher, Janet Jackson) and Polow Da Don (Ciara, Keri Hilson).

Watch the music video for “Sandwich and a Soda” below.

Tamia releases new album “Love Life”

10 Jun

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Tamia has released her sixth studio album online.

“Love Life” – featuring hit single “Sandwich and a Soda” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Def Jam Recordings.

The keenly-awaited follows 2012’s “Beautiful Surprise,” which peaked to number six on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.

Among the songwriters backing Tamia on “Love Life” are Alicia Renee Williams (Rihanna, Ariana Grande), Jenna Andrews (Lily Allen, Tori Kelly), Claude Kelly (Brandy, Toni Braxton) and The-Dream (Ciara, Janet Jackson).

On the production front, Tamia has teamed with Chuck Harmony (Rihanna, Corinne Bailey Rae), B.A.M. (K. Michelle, Chris Brown), Tricky Stewart (Beyonce, Celine Dion) and Polow Da Don (Fergie, Keri Hilson).

Watch the music video for “Sandwich and a Soda” below.

Tamia confirms tracklisting for new album “Love Life”

9 May

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Tamia has confirmed the official tracklisting for her upcoming sixth album.

The Canadian singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Love Life” on June 9 under Universal Music Group / Def Jam Records.

Current single “Stuck with Me” was produced by Polow Da Don, whose other credits include Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” [Republic], Fergie’s “London Bridge” [Interscope] and Jamie Foxx’s “DJ Play a Love Song” [RCA].

“Love Life” serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Beautiful Surprise,” which peaked to number six on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Love Life” will feature further productions from Da Internz (Tinashe, John Legend), Bryan Michael Cox (Ciara, Toni Braxton), Chuck Harmony (Ne-Yo, Janet Jackson) and Tricky Stewart (Usher, Britney Spears).

On the songwriting front, Tamia has collaborated with Alicia Renee (Rihanna, Ariana Grande), Johnta Austin (Aaliyah, Keri Hilson), Claude Kelly (Brandy, Leona Lewis) and The-Dream (Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez).

Peep the tracklisting for “Love Life” below.

“Love Falls All Over Me”

“Chaise Lounge”

“Sandwich and a Soda”

“Nowhere”

“Lipstick”

“Special”

“Like You Do”

“Stuck with Me”

“No Lie”

“Day One”

“Black Butterfly”

Tamia drafts Polow Da Don for new single “Stuck with Me”

7 May

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Tamia has shared her new single online.

The Canadian singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Stuck With Me” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (May 06, 2015).

Production duties on “Stuck With Me” were handled by Polow Da Don, who is also responsible for Fergie’s “London Bridge” [Interscope], Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” [Republic] and Ciara’s “Promise” [RCA].

The track marks the second promotional cut from Tamia’s sixth album, “Love Life,” out on June 9 under Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

Previous single “Sandwich and a Soda” – which was co-written by Alicia Renee Williams along with Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn – is now available for download via iTunes.

“Love Life” promises further productions and songwriting contributions from Chuck Harmony, Claude Kelly, Christopher “Tricky” Stewart, The-Dream, Johnta Austin, Bryan Michael Cox, and Da Internz.

Meanwhile, fans of Polow Da Don’s production work should peep the next projects by Keri Hilson [Interscope], Sevyn Streeter [Atlantic], Monica [RCA], Christina Milian [Young Money] and Lauriana Mae [Atlantic].

Listen to the audio clip for “Stuck With Me” below.

Tamia drafts Claude Kelly, Chuck Harmony for new song “Lipstick”

1 May

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Tamia has revealed a new song title from her upcoming sixth album.

“Lipstick” is slotted for inclusion on the Canadian singer/songwriter’s next studio collection “Love Life,” out on June 9th under Def Jam Recordings.

The track was written by Tamia along with Claude Kelly and Chuck Harmony, who have also worked with Fantasia (“Bittersweet”), Jessie J (“I Miss Her”), Chrisette Michelle (“Blame It on Me”) and Tori Kelly (“Funny”).

Kelly and Harmony have also formed a new group called Louis York. Their debut single “Clair Huxtable” is now available for download via iTunes.

Tamia’s last studio album, 2013’s “Beautiful Surprise,” was released via EMI Records and peaked to number six on the US R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.

Current single “Sandwich and a Soda” was co-written by Alicia Renea (Rihanna, Ariana Grande) and produced by Warren Felder (Brandy, K. Michelle), Andrew Wansel (Usher, Nicki Minaj) and Steve Mostyn (Miguel, Elle Varner).

Other musicians backing Tamia on “Love Life” are Johnta Austin (Mariah Carey, Jordin Sparks), Bryan Michael Cox (Ciara, Faith Evans), Tricky Stewart (Pink, Nicole Scherzinger) and The-Dream (Mary J. Blige, Celine Dion).

Watch the music video for Louis York’s “Clair Huxtable” below.

Tamia premieres “Sandwich and a Soda” music video

17 Apr

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Tamia has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The R&B singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Sandwich and a Soda” to her Vevo channel on Friday (April 17, 2015).

“Sandwich and a Soda” – which was produced by Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Tamia co-wrote the song along with Alicia Renee Williams, whose other credits include Ariana Grande’s “Hands on Me” f/ A$AP Rocky [Republic Records] and Rihanna’s “As Real As You And Me” [Roc Nation Records].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tamia’s upcoming studio album “Love Life” will be released on June 9th under Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

The new project serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Beautiful Surprise,” which peaked to number six on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.

Other songwriters backing Tamia on “Love Life” are Johnta Austin (Keri Hilson, Fantasia Barrino), The-Dream (Nicole Scherzinger, Kelly Rowland) and Claude Kelly (Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston).

Album producers are Da Internz (Usher, Sevyn Streeter),Bryan Michael Cox (Ciara, Tamar Braxton), Tricky Stewart (Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey) and Chuck Harmony (Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige).

Watch the music video for “Sandwich and a Soda” below.