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Janet Jackson confirms new single “Made for Now”

11 Aug

Janet Jackson has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Made for Now” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming album and will release it on August 17 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

As per ASCAP’s ACE Repertory, the track was written by Jackson alongside Al Sherrod Lambert, Shawn Butler, Thomas Lumpkins, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “JV” Etienne.

Jackson’s upcoming twelfth album – featuring further contributions from regular collaborators Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis – is expected to arrive later this year via Rhythm Nation / BMG Rights Management.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “No Sleep,” “Unbreakable” and “Damn Baby.”

Watch the music video for “No Sleep” below.

Janet Jackson debuts new single “Unbreakable”

6 Sep

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Janet Jackson has debuted a new song online.

The singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Unbreakable” to her official YouTube channel on Thursday (September 03, 2015).

“Unbreakable” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Jackson along with Jimmy Jam (Usher, Gwen Stefani), Terry Lewis (Mariah Carey, Deborah Cox) and Thomas Lumpkins (Jordin Sparks, Nelly Furtado).

Jackson’s upcoming eleventh album “Unbreakable” – featuring previous promotional cut “No Sleeep” – will hit stores on October 2nd through Rhythm Nation Records in partnership with BMG Rights Management.

The keenly-awaited project – boasting further alliances with Missy Elliot, J. Cole, Dem Jointz, and Mickey Shiloh – serves as the follow-up to 2008’s “Discipline,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Listen to the audio clip for “Unbreakable” below.

Janet Jackson unwraps new album “Unbreakable” tracklisting

3 Sep

Janet Jackson - Unbreakable

Janet Jackson has unwrapped the tracklisting for her eleventh album.

The singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Unbreakable” on October 2 through her own imprint Rhythm Nation Records.

Lead single “No Sleep” – featuring Columbia recording artist J. Cole – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the keenly-awaited project is executive produced by regular collaborators Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis.

“Unbreakable” delivers additional alliances with Dem Jointz (Rihanna, Christina Aguilera), Rodney Jerkins (Ciara, Toni Braxton), Thomas Lumpkins (Jordin Sparks, Nelly Furtado) and Avila Brothers (Usher, Anthony Hamilton).

Peep the tracklisting for “Unbreakable” below.

(01) Broken Hearts Heal / (02) Promise / (03) 2 B Loved / (04) No Sleeep / (05) Night / (06) Lessons Learned / (07) Black Eagle / (08) Burn it Up / (09) The Great Forever / (10) Damn Baby / (11) Dream Maker (Euphoria) / (12) Shoulda Known Better / (13) Well Traveled / (14) After You Fall / (15) Gon B’ Alright / (16) Take Me Away / (17) Unbreakable

Jordin Sparks premieres “Double Tap” music video

12 Mar

Jordin Sparks - Double Tap

Jordin Sparks has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for the 2 Chainz-assisted “Double Tap” to her official Vevo channel on Wednesday (March 11, 2015).

“Double Tap” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by Victoria Monet (Fifth Harmony, Ariana Grande), Thomas Lumpkins (Britney Spears, Janet Jackson) and Jonas Jeberg (Nicole Scherzinger, Pixie Lott).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sparks’ third studio album “Right Here, Right Now” will hit stores later this year via Larger Than Life Records.

The follow-up to 2009’s “Battlefield” is executive-produced by Salaam Remi, who also worked with Jazmine Sullivan [RCA Records], Leona Lewis [Island Records] and Mack Wilds [Larger Than Life Records].

Other album contributors are Dem Jointz (Brandy, Madison Beer), Crada (Drake, Emeli Sande), Elijah Blake (Usher, Keyshia Cole), Tommy Brown (Rita Ora, Jennifer Lopez) and DJ Mustard (Omarion, Jhene Aiko).

Watch the music video for “Double Tap” below.

Jordin Sparks debuts new single “Double Tap”

4 Mar

Jordin Sparks - Double Tap

Jordin Sparks has debuted her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for the 2 Chainz-assisted “Double Tap” to her official Vevo channel on Tuesday (March 03, 2015).

“Double Tap” – now available for download via iTunes (US) – was written by Victoria Monet (Ariana Grande, Fifth Harmony), Thomas Lumpkins (Janet Jackson, Britney Spears) and Jonas Jeberg (Meghan Trainor, Nicki Minaj).

As mentioned in previous posts, Sparks’ third studio album “Right Here, Right Now” will hit stores and digital outlets later this year under 19 Recordings and Sony Music Entertainment imprint Larger Than Life Records.

The follow-up to 2009’s “Battlefield” is executive produced by Salaam Remi, who also worked with Jazmine Sullivan [RCA Records], Ella Henderson [Syco Music], Kat Dahlia [Epic Records] and Mack Wilds [Larger Than Life Records].

Other musicians backing Sparks on “Right Here, Right Now” are DJ Mustard (Tinashe, Omarion), Elijah Blake (Usher, Keyshia Cole), Crada (Drake, Emeli Sande) and Dem Jointz (Brandy, Christina Aguilera).

Listen to “Double Tap” below.