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Ariana Grande unleashes new single “No Tears Left to Cry”

20 Apr

American singer/songwriter Ariana Grande has unleashed her new single online.

“No Tears Left to Cry” – which was co-written by regular collaborators Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Max Martin – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Grande’s upcoming fourth album – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from Pharrell Williams, Starrah, Hitmaka, A1, and Tayla Parx – will arrive later this year via Republic Records.

Her previous studio collection, 2016’s “Dangerous Woman,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Into You,” “Side to Side” and “Everyday.”

Stream the audio clip for “No Tears Left to Cry” below.

Janelle Monae delivers new promotional single “I Like That”

18 Apr

American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, model, and actress Janelle Monae has delivered her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Tayla Parx, whose resume boasts additional works with Ariana Grande (“My Everything”), Fergie (“Just Like You”), Demi Lovato (“Cry Baby”), Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), Jennifer Lopez (“So Good”), Alicia Keys (“In Common”) and Fifth Harmony (“Deliver”).

Production duties on “I Like That” were handled by Organized Noize, who have also worked with TLC (“Waterfalls”), En Vogue (“Don’t Let Go”), Xscape (“Keep it On the Real”), Pebbles (“Soul Replacement”), Trey Songz (“Coming for You”) and Nivea (“Don’t Mess with the Radio”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Monae’s upcoming fourth album “Dirty Computer” – featuring previous promotional singles “Make Me Feel,” “Django Jane” and “Pynk” – is scheduled to arrive on April 27 via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “I Like That” below.

Janelle Monae premieres music video for new single “Pynk”

10 Apr

Janelle Monae has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Pynk” was posted to the American singer, songwriter, and actress’ YouTube channel on Tuesday (April 10, 2018).

Now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets, “Pynk” was co-written by Monae and Tayla Parx alongside its producers Nathaniel “Nate Rocket Wonder” Irvin III and Charles “Chuck Lightning” Joseph II.

Monae’s upcoming album “Dirty Computer” – featuring previous promotional singles “Make Me Feel” and “Django Jane” – will arrive on April 26 via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Electric Lady” reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting alliances with Mr. Hudson, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, Jim Duguid, Adriano Buffone, Stacy Barthe, Jonny Lattimer, Fabienne Holloway, Jamie Lidell, and Ina Wroldsen.

Watch the music video for “Pynk” below.

Normani signs solo deal with Keep Cool / RCA Records

9 Apr

Fifth Harmony member Normani has signed a solo deal with Keep Cool / RCA Records, which is a new joint venture co-founded by Tunji Balogun.

RCA houses other artists including Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Chris Brown, Zayn Malik, Kesha, Miley Cyrus, Usher, Alicia Keys, Pink, Christina Aguilera, Tinashe, Martin Garrix, Era Istrefi, Craig David, and SZA.

Normani’s current promotional single “Love Lies” with labelmate Khalid, which was collectively produced by Jack Antonoff alongside Ryan “Charlie Handsome” Vojtesak and Jamil “Digi” Chammas, is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

For her debut album, Normani has worked with Stargate (Rita Ora, Charli XCX), Nija Charles (Chris Brown, Cardi B), August Rigo (Ginette Claudette, Justin Bieber), Boi-1da (Drake, Nicole Scherzinger), Tayla Parx (Ariana Grande, Janelle Monae) and Bonnie McKee (Ellie Goulding, Kelly Clarkson).

Watch the music video for “Love Lies” below.

Janelle Monae drafts Grimes for new promotional single “Pynk”

1 Apr

Janelle Monae has selected her new single.

The American singer, songwriter, and actress christened “Pynk” – featuring Grimes – as the next promotional cut from her upcoming third studio collection, “Dirty Computer,” which will arrive on April 26 via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

The Aerosmith-sampling track was co-written by fellow recording artist Tayla Parx and collectively produced by regular collaborators Nathaniel “Nate Rocket Wonder” Irvin III and Charles “Chuck Lightning” Joseph II.

Monae’s current single “Make Me Feel” – which was produced by Mattman & Robin and co-written by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Electric Lady” reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting alliances with Mr. Hudson, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, Jim Duguid, Adriano Buffone, Stacy Barthe, Jonny Lattimer, Fabienne Holloway, Jamie Lidell, and Ina Wroldsen.

Watch the music video for “Make Me Feel” below.

Tori Kelly shares new promotional single “Help Us to Love”

30 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Tori Kelly has teamed up with the HamilTones for her new promotional single.

“Help Us to Love” – which was collectively produced by Kirk Franklin alongside Ricky “Slikk Muzik” Offord and Ronald Hill – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly’s upcoming sophomore studio collection and follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Schoolboy Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers contributions from Knightstarr, Jimmy Napes, Fabienne Holloway, Wayne Hector, Kyle Shearer, Nate Campany, Tayla Parx, Fred Cox, Pawws, Warren Felder, Noel Zancanella, JHart, Daniel Nigro, Natasha Bedingfield, Stephan Moccio, and Mojam.

Stream the audio clip for “Help Us to Love” below.

Hailee Steinfeld hits the studio with Caroline Ailin, TMS

16 Mar

American recording artist Hailee Steinfeld has teamed with Norwegian singer/songwriter Caroline Ailin and British songwriting/production team Peter Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas Barnes of TMS for a new collaboration.

Ailin’s songwriting resume boasts works with Dua Lipa (“New Rules”), Tiffany Hwang (“Talk”), Olivia Holt (“History”), Aanysa (“Burn Break Crash”), Rachel Platten (“Hey Hey Hallelujah”), Grades (“Crocodile Tears”), JKay (“Danger”), Alex Adair (“Casual”) and Tulecco (“Creative”).

Meanwhile, TMS are responsible for helming Craig David’s “Change My Love,” Justine Skye’s “Don’t Think About It,” Dua Lipa’s “Bad Together,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Jess Glynne’s “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself,” Paloma Faith’s “Guilty,” and Anne-Marie’s “Can I Get Your Number?”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Steinfeld’s upcoming debut album – featuring promotional singles “Let Me Go” and “Most Girls” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Noah Breakfast, Asia Whiteacre, Leland, Allie X, Hayley Warner, Farrago, Ali Tamposi, Brandon Skeie, Kathryn Ostenberg, BURNS, Albin Nedler, Tayla Parx, Whitney Phillips, Rami Yacoub, Julia Michaels, and Justin Tranter.

Watch the music video for “Capital Letters” below.