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Bruno Mars premieres music video for new single ‘When I Was Your Man’

5 Feb

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Bruno Mars has premiered the music video for his new single online.

“When I Was Your Man” marks the second promotional single from the singer/songwriter’s sophomore album, “Unorthodox Jukebox,” out now via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The track was helmed by Bruno Mars along with frequent collaborators Ari Levine (Cee Lo Green, Mike Posner), Philip Lawrence (Alicia Keys, Melanie Fiona) and Andrew Wyatt (Charli XCX, Kevin Michael).

Blue enlist the Smeezingtones for new single ‘Black Box’

22 Jan

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Blue have confirmed the details for their new single.

The British band – consisting of members Simon Webbe, Lee Ryan, Duncan James and Antony Costa – will release “Black Box” as the second promotional single from their upcoming fourth album, “Roulette,” which is due in Germany on January 25 via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The follow-up to “Hurt Lovers” was helmed by Bruno Mars, Ari Levine and Philip Lawrence of The Smeezingtones, who are also responsible for singles “Never Close Our Eyes” by Adam Lambert [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], “Fuck You” by Cee Lo Green [Warner Music Group / Elektra Records] and “Perfect” by Alexandra Burke [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records].

In addition to The Smeezingtones, “Roulette” will boast further collaborations with Lucas Secon (Christina Aguilera, Natasha Bedingfield), Wayne Hector (Carrie Underwood, Britney Spears), Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Kylie Minogue, Pixie Lott) and Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg (Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland).

Blue reveal official tracklisting for new album ‘Roulette’

16 Jan

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Blue have revealed the official tracklisting for their upcoming fourth album.

The British boy band will release “Roulette” in Germany on January 25 via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

Lead single “Hurt Lovers” was written by group members Lee Ryan, Duncan James, Antony Costa and Simon Webbe along with Jez Ashurst, David Jost, Martin Schmidt and Alexander Zuckowski.

Other songwriters and producers backing Blue on “Roulette” are Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Ed Drewett, Pixie Lott), Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg (Kylie Minogue, Chris Brown), Lucas Secon (Alexandra Burke, Natasha Bedingfield), Carsten Mortensen (The Saturdays, Travie McCoy), Wayne Hector (Nicki Minaj, Craig David), Nadir “RedOne” Khayat (Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez), Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Mario Barrett, Wynter Gordon) and The Smeezingtones: Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence & Ari Levine (Melanie Fiona, Adam Lambert).

“Roulette” serves as the follow-up to 2003’s “Guilty.” That release debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart. It also delivered hit singles “Breathe Easy,” “Bubblin,” “The Gift,” “Guilty” and “Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours).”

Blue – Roulette [Official Tracklisting]:
“Hurt Lovers”
“Without You”
“Break My Heart”
“Ayo”
“Risk it All”
“Heart on My Sleeve”
“We’ve Got Tonight”
“Paradise”
“Black Box”
“Broken”
“Break You Down”
“All I Need”
“I Can”

Bruno Mars streams new album ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’ online

4 Dec

Bruno Mars - Unorthodox JukeboxBruno Mars has streamed his upcoming sophomore album online.

The American singer/songwriter will release “Unorthodox Jukebox” in the United States on December 11 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Lead single “Locked Out of Heaven” was helmed by The Smeezingtones: Peter Hernandez, Ari Levine & Philip Lawrence (Melanie Fiona, Adam Lambert), Mark Ronson (Amy Winehouse, Estelle Swaray), Jeff Bhasker (Taylor Swift, Kanye West) and Emile Haynie (Lana Del Rey, Emeli Sande).

Other hitmakers backing Mars on the follow-up to 2010’s “Doo-Wops & Hooligans” are Thomas “Diplo” Pentz (Chris Brown, Usher Raymond), Andrew Wyatt (Miike Snow, Sky Ferreira), Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Sia Furler, Katy Perry), Paul Epworth (Adele Adkins, Florence Welch) and Dwayne “Supa Dups” Chin-Quee (John Legend, Christina Aguilera).

[Stream] Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox

Alicia Keys previews new album ‘Girl on Fire’ online

21 Nov

Alicia Keys has previewed her upcoming fifth album online.

The American singer/songwriter will release “Girl on Fire” in the United States on November 26 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Lead single “Girl on Fire” was helmed by Alicia Keys along with Salaam Remi (Usher, Jazmine Sullivan) and Jeff Bhasker (Leona Lewis, Kanye West).

The new collection serves as the follow-up to 2009’s “The Element of Freedom,” which debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also delivered three hit singles in the shape of “Doesn’t Really Matter,” “Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart” and “Un-Thinkable (I’m Ready).”

In addition to Salaam Remi and Jeff Bhasker, “Girl on Fire” boasts further productions from Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton), Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean (Mariah Carey, Beyonce Knowles), Warren “Oak” Felder (Chris Brown, Keri Hilson), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Nicki Minaj, Elle Varner), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Madonna, Janet Jackson), James “Malay” Ho (Fantasia Barrino, Cee Lo Green) and The Smeezingtones: Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence & Ari Levine (Melanie Fiona, Adam Lambert).

Songwriters include Emeli Sande (Rihanna, Alesha Dixon), Stacy Barthe (Cassie Ventura, Brandy Norwood), John “Legend” Stephens (Chrisette Michele, Keyshia Cole), Amber “Sevyn” Streeter (Trey Songz, Estelle Swaray) and Christopher “Frank Ocean” Breaux (Conor Maynard, Bridget Kelly).

Bruno Mars confirms new single ‘Moonshine’

19 Nov

Bruno Mars has confirmed the details for his new single.

The American singer/songwriter – real name Peter Hernandez – will release “Moonshine” as the second promotional single from his upcoming sophomore album, “Unorthodox Jukebox,” which is due in the United States on December 11 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to “Locked Out of Heaven” was written by Bruno Mars along with Philip Lawrence (Melanie Fiona, Cee Lo Green), Ari Levine (Mike Posner, Adam Lambert), Jeff Bhasker (Kanye West, Taylor Swift), Mark Ronson (Leona Lewis, Christina Aguilera) and Andrew Wyatt (Eric Benet, Kevin Michael).

“Unorthodox Jukebox” serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “Doo-Wops & Hooligans.” That release debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also delivered four hit singles in the shape of “Just the Way You Are,” “Grenade,” “Marry You” and “The Lazy Song.”

Alicia Keys confirms official songwriting credits for new album ‘Girl on Fire’

28 Oct

Alicia Keys has confirmed the official songwriting credits for her upcoming fifth album, “Girl on Fire,” which is due in the United States on November 26 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

New single “Girl on Fire” was written and produced by Alicia Keys along with frequent collaborators Jeff Bhasker (Lana Del Rey, Kanye West) and Salaam Remi (Jennifer Hudson, Usher Raymond).

Other producers backing Keys on the follow-up to “The Element of Freedom” are The Smeezingtones: Bruno Mars & Philip Lawrence (Adam Lambert, Melanie Fiona), Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean (Angie Stone, Whitney Houston), Warren “Oak” Felder (Toni Braxton, Marsha Ambrosius), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Elle Varner, Nicki Minaj), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey) and James “Malay” Ho (Fantasia Barrino, Goapele Mohlabane).

Songwriters include Antonio Dixon (Mario Barrett, Justin Bieber), Emeli Sande (Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke), John “Legend” Stephens (Estelle Swaray, Chrisette Michele), Stacy Barthe (Cassie Ventura, Britney Spears), Amber “Sevyn” Streeter (Trey Songz, Chris Brown) and Christopher “Frank Ocean” Breaux (Brandy Norwood, Kanye West).

Alicia Keys – Girl on Fire [Official Tracklisting & Songwriting Credits]:

“Intro”

“Brand New Me” – (Alicia Keys, Emeli Sande).

“When It’s All Over” – (Alicia Keys, Stacy Barthe, John Stephens).

“Listen to Your Heart” – (Alicia Keys, John Stephens).

“New Day” – (Alicia Keys, Andre Brissett, Amber Streeter, Andre Young, Trevor Lawrence Jr., Kasseem Dean).

“Girl on Fire” – (Alicia Keys, Jeff Bhasker, Salaam Remi, Billy Squier).

“Fire We Make” – (Alicia Keys, Warren Felder, Andrew Wansel, Gary Clarke Jr.).

“Tears Always Win” – (Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Jeff Bhasker).

“Not Even the King” – (Alicia Keys, Emeli Sande).

“That’s When I Knew” – (Alicia Keys, Antonio Dixon, Kenneth Edmonds).

“Limitedless” – (Alicia Keys, Stacy Barthe, Amber Streeter, Warren Felder, Andrew Wansel).

“One Thing” – (Alicia Keys, Christopher Breaux, James Ho).

“101” – (Alicia Keys, Emeli Sande).

Bruno Mars reveals official artwork, tracklisting for new album ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’

20 Oct

Bruno Mars has unveiled the official artwork and tracklisting for his upcoming sophomore album, “Unorthodox Jukebox,” which is due in the United States on December 11 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Lead single “Locked Out of Heaven” was produced by The Smeezingtones: Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence & Ari Levine (Cee Lo Green, Adam Lambert), Mark Ronson (Christina Aguilera, Amy Winehouse), Jeff Bhasker (Kanye West, Beyonce Knowles) and Emile Haynie (Alicia Keys, Lana Del Rey).

“Unorthodox Jukebox” serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “Doo-Wops & Hooligans,” which debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also delivered five hit singles in the shape of “Just the Way You Are,” “Grenade,” “The Lazy Song,” “Marry You” and “Count on Me.”

The new collection by Bruno Mars will boast further productions from Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Sean Paul, Jordin Sparks), Paul Epworth (Florence Welch, John Legend), Thomas “Diplo” Pentz (Usher Raymond, Chris Brown) and Dwayne “Supa Dups” Chin-Quee (Melanie Fiona, Estelle Swaray).

Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox [Official Tracklisting]:

“Locked Out of Heaven”

“Young Girls”

“Gorilla”

“When I Was Your Man”

“Natalie”

“Treasure”

“Moonshine”

“Money Makes Her Smile”

“Show Me”

“If I Knew”

Bruno Mars premieres video for new single ‘Locked Out of Heaven’

15 Oct

Bruno Mars has premiered the video for his new single “Locked Out of Heaven,” taken from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming sophomore album, “Unorthodox Jukebox,” which is due in the United States on December 11 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The track was produced by The Smeezingtones: Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence & Ari Levine (Melanie Fiona, Adam Lambert) along with Jeff Bhasker (Alicia Keys, Beyonce Knowles), Mark Ronson (Estelle Swaray, Christina Aguilera) and Emile Haynie (Lana Del Rey, Emeli Sande).

“Unorthodox Jukebox” serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “Doo-Wops & Hooligans,” which debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also delivered hit singles “Just the Way You Are,” “Grenade,” “The Lazy Song,” “Marry You” and “Count on Me.”