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Fifth Harmony announce new album details

25 Jul

Photo Credit: Billboard Magazine

Fifth Harmony have announced the details for their upcoming third album.

The American pop quartet – composed of Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane, and Lauren Jauregui – will release their self-titled third album on August 25 via 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 (Ella Eyre), Verse Simmonds (Jordan Fisher), Candy Shields (Galantis), Marlin Bonds (Demi Lovato), Tayla Parx (Jason Derulo), Sebastian Kole (Brandy), Koko LaRoo (Jake Miller), Akil King (Teyana Taylor) and Carmen Reece (Nathan Sykes).

On the production front, Fifth Harmony have worked with Digital Farm Animals (Louis Tomlinson), Jason Evigan (Bebe Rexha), Gian Stone (Nick Jonas), Shama Joseph (Chris Brown), Fredro (Alessia Cara), Vincent Berry (Beyonce), Happy Perez (Frank Ocean) and The Monsters & Strangerz (Zara Larsson).

Watch the music video for “Down” below.

Alina Baraz hits the studio with GRADES, Scribz Riley, Shungudzo Kuyimba

24 Jul

American singer/songwriter has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Shungudzo Kuyimba, Daniel “GRADES” Traynor, and Mike “Scribz” Riley for her upcoming debut project.

Kuyimba (also known as Alexandra Govere) is responsible for co-writing Little Mix’s “Touch,” Bantu’s “Holiday,” The Chainsmokers’ “It Won’t Kill Ya,” GIRLI’s “Not that Girl,” and Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour.”

Meanwhile, GRADES and Scribz Riley have collectively produced songs for artists including Khalid (“Winter”), Gabi “H.E.R.” Wilson (“Lights On”) and Tove Lo (“Lies in the Dark”).

Baraz, on the other hand, is exected to release her upcoming debut project – featuring current promotional single “Electric” – later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Tayla Parx (Christina Aguilera), Billy Walsh (Alicia Keys), Illangelo (Jorja Smith) and Maths Time Joy (Mahalia).

Stream the audio clip for “Electric” below.

Demi Lovato liberates music video for new single “Sorry Not Sorry”

20 Jul

Demi Lovato has liberated the music video for new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Sorry Not Sorry” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (July 19, 2017).

The track was co-written by Sean Douglas, whose recent credits include Fitz & the Tantrums’ “Fool,” Big Boi’s “Freakanomics,” Dua Lipa’s “Garden,” Pitbull’s “Options,” and The Chainsmokers’ “Honest.”

Production duties on “Sorry Not Sorry” were collectively handled by Warren “Oak” Felder, Trevor Brown and Zaire Koalo, who are also behind Kehlani’s “Everything is Yours,” Betty Who’s “Some Kinda Wonderful,” ZZ Ward’s “Ghost,” and Bea Miller’s “Burning Bridges.”

Lovato’s next album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Safehouse Records in partnership with Hollywood Records and Island Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Confident” reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Neff-U, Priscilla Renea, Happy Perez, Miguel, Laleh Pourkarim, Emile Haynie, Tayla Parx, Oscar Holter, Nolan Lambroza, Simon Wilcox, Diane Warren, and Sebastian Kole.

Watch the music video for “Why” below.

Hailee Steinfeld works with Ali Tamposi for debut album

20 Jul

Hailee Steinfeld has worked with Ali Tamposi for her upcoming debut album under Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Notable songwriting credits by Tamposi include Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” Liza Owen’s “Don’t Call Me Baby,” Cover Drive’s “Can’t Live in a World,” Lea Michele’s “Run to You,” Kygo’s “It Ain’t Me” (featuring Selena Gomez), and DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You” (featuring Justin Bieber).

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with producers including John Shanks, Toby Gad, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Louis Biancaniello, Sam Watters, Teddy Geiger, Julian Bunetta, Fraser T. Smith, Greg Kurstin, Jim Jonsin, Boi-1da, Supa Dups, Jim Beanz, RedOne, and David Guetta.

Steinfeld’s current promotional single “Most Girls,” on the other hand, is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets. The track was co-written with Asia Whiteacre, Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton, Jeremy “Kinetics” Dussolliet and Tim “One Love” Sommers.

For her still-untitled debut album, the “Love Myself” star has also worked with songwriters and producers including Bloodpop, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Rami Yacoub, Whitney Phillips, Albin Nedler, Tayla Parx, BURNS, Kathryn Ostenberg, Brandon Skeie, and Gino “Farrago” Barletta.

Watch the music video for “Most Girls” below.

Demi Lovato unleashes new single “Sorry Not Sorry”

11 Jul

Demi Lovato has unleashed her promotional single online.

“Sorry Not Sorry” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Lovato alongside Sean Douglas (Charlie Puth, Enrique Iglesias), Warren “Oak” Felder (Rihanna, Alicia Keys), Trevor Brown (ZZ Ward, Betty Who) and Zaire Koalo (Kehlani, Bea Miller).

As mentioned in earlier posts, the follow-up to 2015’s “Confident” is expected to arrive later this year via Safehouse Records in partnership with Hollywood Records and Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with producers and songwriters including Neff-U, Priscilla Renea, Happy Perez, Miguel, Laleh Pourkarim, Emile Haynie, Tayla Parx, Oscar Holter, Nolan Lambroza, Simon Wilcox, Diane Warren, and Sebastian Kole.

Listen to the audio clip for “Sorry Not Sorry” below.

Tayla Parx unleashes debut project “TaylaMade”

8 Jul

American singer/songwriter Taylor Parks, professionally known as Tayla Parx, has unleashed her debut project online.

“TaylaMade” – featuring guest appearances from fellow recording artists Syd, Chiild, and Khalid – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters and producers backing Parx on “TaylaMade” are XSDTRK (Angel Taylor), John Hill (Rihanna), Hazebanga (Selena Gomez), Ali Tamposi (Rita Ora), STINT (AlunaGeorge), Ludwig Goransson (Childish Gambino), Marcus Lomax (Bebe Rexha), T-Collar (Zara Larsson), Arnthor Birgisson (Leona Lewis) and MNDR (Charli XCX).

Fans of Parx’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Janelle Monae, 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.

Her previous credits include 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,” Luke James’ “Glass House,” and Keyshia Cole’s “Rick James.”

Watch the music video for “I Love You” below.

Kesha drafts Ben Abraham, Macklemore’s Ryan Lewis for new single “Praying”

6 Jul

American singer/songwriter Kesha has unleashed her new single online.

“Praying” – which was written with Ben Abraham and Macklemore’s Ryan Lewis – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Kesha’s upcoming third studio collection “Rainbow” – featuring additional songs such as “Woman,” “Hymn,” “Bastards” and “Learn to Let Go” – is scheduled to arrive on August 11 via Kemosabe Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Warrior” reportedly delivers further contributions from Ricky Reed (Halsey), Chelcee Grimes (Rita Ora), BOOTS (FKA twigs), Tayla Parx (Ariana Grande), Captain Cuts (Bebe Rexha), Wrabel (Ellie Goulding), Ryan Tedder (Adele) and Justin Tranter (Nick Jonas).

Listen to the audio clip for “Praying” below.