Tag Archives: Taylor Parks

Tori Kelly teams with Warren “Oak” Felder for new project

26 May

American singer/songwriter Victoria Loren Kelly, professionally known as Tori Kelly, has teamed with Warren “Oak” Felder for a new project.

Felder is known for co-writing and producing Alessia Cara’s “Here,” Chris Brown’s “Superhuman,” Toni Braxton’s “Hands Tied,” Mayer Hawthorne’s “Her Favorite Song,” Jennifer Lopez’s “Expertease,” Usher’s “Good Kisser,” Britney Spears’ “Clumsy,” Trey Songz’s “Unusual,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Invincible,” Joe’s “Where You At,” and Ariana Grande’s “Break Your Heart Right Back.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Frankie Storm, Ilsey Juber, Tiffany Fred, Ester Dean, Candice Nelson, Delisha Thomas, Heather Bright, Ayak Thiik, Bianca Atterberry, Kalenna Harper, Jessyca Wilson, Ursula Yancy, Stacy Barthe, Kirby Lauryen, Priscilla Renea, Jenna Andrews, Chasity Nwagbara, Lyrica Anderson, Nikeshia Briscoe, Kelly Sheehan, and Sia Furler.

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile,” later this year via School Boy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from Noel Zancanella (Ellie Goulding), Stephan Moccio (Skylar Grey), Neff-U (Demi Lovato), Kyle Shearer (Phoebe Ryan) and Fred Cox (Janelle Monae).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Charlie Puth), Tayla Parx (Alicia Keys), Nate Campany (Carly Rae Jepsen), Fabienne Holloway (Kiah Victoria), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira) and Emily Warren (Dua Lipa).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Felder’s work!

Tayla Parx teases new collaboration with Janelle Monae

17 May

Tayla Parx has teased a new collaboration with Janelle Monae.

“I was finishing up Janelle Monae album in ATL and Big Boi walks in like ..you tryna do a freestyle like that on my record? Love the south,” the American singer/songwriter tweeted on Tuesday (May 16, 2017).

Parx (real name Taylor Parks) is responsible for co-writing Mariah Carey’s “Infinity,” Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Jojo’s “Fuck Apologies,” Jason Derulo’s “Love Me Down,” Meghan Trainor’s “Better,” Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$,” Jennifer Lopez’s “So Good,” and Keyshia Cole’s “Rick James.”

Her extensive resume delivers additional works with producers KAYTRANADA, Eric Hudson, Illangelo, Tommy Brown, Dem Jointz, Noel Zancanella, T-Collar, Ian Kirkpatrick, Electric, Ricky Reed, TMS, Emanuel Kiriakou, Andrew Goldstein, The Stereotypes, Rodney Jerkins, Greg Wells, Antonio Dixon, The Rascals, Mitch Allan, Nick Monson, and Daniel “Daylight” Kyriakides.

Meanwhile, Monae is expected to release her fourth studio collection, which serves as the follow-up 2013’s “The Electric Lady,” later this year Wondaland Records in partnership with Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further collaborations Jonny Lattimer (Kwabs, Ellie Goulding), Ina Wroldsen (Britney Spears, Rag’n’Bone Man), Adriano Buffone (Avicii, JP Cooper), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (RAYE, Clean Bandit) and Fred Cox (Tanika Bailey, Jamie Lidell).

Fans of Parx’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Cassie, Ariana Grande, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Kesha, Fleur East, Mollie King, Stanaj, Diana Gordon, Alina Baraz, Majid Jordan, Hailee Steinfeld, Skip Marley, Tori Kelly, and Cameron Dallas.

Stream “The Electric Lady” below.

Mollie King teases new collaboration with Chiara Hunter

8 May

Mollie King has teased a new collaboration with Chiara Hunter.

“Monday got me feeling like… @thechiarahunter,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Monday (May 08, 2017).

Hunter’s songwriting credits include Sigma & Take That’s “Cry,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Don’t Want You Back,” Galantis’ “Rich Boy,” Conor Maynard’s “Lose Your Love,” Incognito’s “Deeper Still,” and Chloe Martini’s “Change of Heart.”

Her resume boasts further works with producers Goldfingers, Tre Jean-Marie, Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman, Phil Cook, Matt Prime, Amish “ADP” Patel, Jonny “Ghostwriter,” Harris, Sam Romans, Levi Lennox, Fred Cox, Aeon “Step” Manahan, Paul Meehan, Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani, and Laconic.

Meanwhile, King is expected to release her upcoming debut album – featuring lead single “Back to You” – later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Maegan Cottone, Chelcee Grimes, Tayla Parx, Grace Barker, Cara Salimando, Taneisha Jackson, Brittany Burton, Grace Tither, Jennifer Decilveo, Fiona Bevan, Nicola Roberts, Ed Drewett, Brian Lee, James Newman, and Patrick “J. Que” Smith.

Fans of Hunter’s work, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by David Guetta, Taya, Fleur East, Kiah Victoria, Mahalia Burkmar, Lao Ra, Paloma Faith, ALMA, Ella Henderson, Arlene Zelina, Felix Jaehn, Imani Williams, KStewart, and DAKOTA.

Stream Hunter’s 2016’s mini-collection “Strange Relationships” below.

Sabina Ddumba enlists Axident, Big Taste for new collaboration

5 May

Swedish singer/songwriter Sabina Ddumba has drafted Andreas “Axident” Schuller and Leroy “Big Taste” Clampitt for a new collaboration.

Axident is known for co-writing and producing Jason Derulo’s “Wiggle,” Far East Movement’s “Turn Up the Love,” Jessie J’s “Burning Up,” Robin Schulz’s “Headlights,” and Justin Bieber’s “Company.”

Meanwhile, Big Taste’s production credits include Bebe Rexha’s “Small Doses,” Maty Noyes’ “Falling Out of Love,” Jake Miller’s “Overnight,” Lindsey Stirling’s “First Light,” and Justin Bieber’s “Company.”

Ddumba, on the other hand, is expected to release her sophomore studio collection later this year via Warner Music Sweden.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Homeward Bound” reportedly boasts additional alliances with Warren Felder, Ilsey Juber, mike “Scribz” Riley, Jenna Andrews, Hayley Warner, Lisa Scinta, Taylor “Tayla Parx” Parks, Whitney Phillips, Shungudzo “Alexandra Govere” Kuyimba, and Grace Tither.

Stream “Homeward Bound” below.

Fleur East taps Grace Tither for sophomore album

2 May

Fleur East has tapped the songwriting services of Grace Tither for her upcoming sophomore album under Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music.

The British songstress’s credits include Zara Larsson’s “Secret,” Ella Eyre’s “Easy Go,” Brandon Beal’s “Cashflow,” Nabiha’s “Eleven Eleven,” Christian Amby’s “One More Time,” and Kato & Sigala’s “Show You Love.”

Tither’s resume boasts further works with producers Ki “KiFi” Fitzgerland, Tre Jean-Marie, Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani, James Flannigan, Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Kasper Larsen, Josh Wilkinson, Duck Blackwell, Paul Harris, Michael Angelo, and Jez Ashurst.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax and Flashbacks,” on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this yea via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Maegan Cottone, Dayo Olatunji, Tayla Parx, Fiona Bevan, Chiara Hunter, Hannah Wilson, Lauren Aquilina, Jessica Morgan, Sam Romans, Jacob Attwooll, Bryn Christopher, JHart, Talay Riley, BullySongs, and Philip Plested.

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Goldfingers, Tre Jean-Marie, Laconic, DJ Freedo, PRGRSHN, Ryden Carl, M-Phazes, Nana Rouges, Mojam Music, Red Triangle, TMS, and Mac & Phil.

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.

Sabina Ddumba drafts Tayla Parx for sophomore album

30 Apr

Sabina Ddumba has drafted Tayla Parx for her upcoming sophomore album.

The American singer/songwriter (born Taylor Parks) has co-penned songs for Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), Alicia Keys (“In Common”), Jojo (“Fuck Apologies”), Meghan Trainor (“Better”), Jennifer Lopez (“So Good”), Keyshia Cole (“Rick James”) and Jason Derulo (“Love Me Down”).

In addition to working on her own music project, Parx has also contributed to the next releases by Cassie, Ariana Grande, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Kesha, Fleur East, Mollie King, Stanaj, Diana Gordon, Alina Baraz, Majid Jordan, Hailee Steinfeld, Skip Marley, Tori Kelly, Georgia Ku, and Cameron Dallas.

Meanwhile, Ddumba is expected to release the follow-up to 2016’s “Homeward Bound” later this year via Warner Music Sweden.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Warren “Oak” Felder, Ilsey Juber, Mike “Scribz” Riley, Jenna Andrews, GRADES, Hayley Warner, Whitney Phillips, Shungudzo Kuyimba, and Grace Tither.

Stream “Homeward Bound” below.

Hailee Steinfeld releases new single “Most Girls”

28 Apr

Hailee Steinfeld has released her new single online.

“Most Girls” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Steinfeld alongside Asia Whiteacre (Bebe Rexha, Rachel Platten) and Jeremy “Kinetics” Dussolliet (Neon Hitch, Diana Gordon).

Production duties on “Most Girls” were collectively handled by Ryan Tedder (Kesha, Camila Cabello), Zach Skelton (James Blunt, OneRepublic) and Tim “One Love” Sommers (Melanie Martinez, Jasmine Thompson).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Steinfeld’s upcoming debut album is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from BloodPop, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Rami Yacoub, Whitney Phillips, Albin Nedler, BURNS, Kathryn Ostenberg, Brandon Skeie, and Taylor Parks.

Listen to the audio clip for “Most Girls” below.