Tag Archives: Toby Gad

Lea Michele delivers new album “Places”

28 Apr

Lea Michele has delivered her new album online.

“Places” – featuring singles “Love is Alive,” “Anything’s Possible,” “Run to You” and “Getaway Car” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Louder” delivers songwriting contributions from Ali Tamposi, Ellie Goulding, Allie X, Julia Michaels, Chantal Kreviazuk, Fransisca Hall, Anjulie Persaud, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Chloe Angelides, MoZella, Dana Parish, Alexandra Savior, Wrabel, Tim Myers, and Michael Fitzpatrick.

Michele has also worked with producers John Shanks, Toby Gad, Andrew Hollander, Jon Levine, Kyle Moorman, Jesse Shatkin, Xandy Barry, Linda Perry, Nathan Chapman, Christopher Braide, Kid Harpoon, Stephan Moccio, Afrojak, Richard “Biff” Stannard, and Ash Howes.

Stream “Places” below.

Molly Kate Kestner liberates new single “It’s You”

28 Apr

Molly Kate Kestner has liberated her new single online.

“It’s You” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Kestner alongside Andrew Jackson (RAYE, Ellie Goulding) and Adam Argyle (Dua Lipa, Ella Henderson).

Production duties on “It’s You” were collectively handled by Ryan Tedder (Hailee Steinfeld, Colbie Caillat) and Nick Ruth (Kelly Clarkson, Carly Rae Jepsen).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kestner is expected to release her debut project – featuring previous singles “His Daughter,” “Good Die Young” and “Prom Queen” – later this year via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Toby Gad (Alicia Keys), Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith), David Hodges (Christina Perri), Michael “BloodPop” Tucker (Lady GaGa), Dan McDougall (Norma Jean Martine) and Andrew Cedar (Charlie Puth).

On the songwriting front, Kestner has worked with Autumn Rowe (Becky Hill), Emily Warren (Shawn Mendes), Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran), Lauren Christy (Keri Hilson), Sasha Sloan (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Keith Urban) and Madison Emiko Love (Camila Cabello).

Listen to the audio clip for “It’s You” below.

Charlie Puth reunites with Jacob Kasher for new single “Attention”

21 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has released his new single online.

The self-produced “Attention” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Puth wrote “Attention” alongside Jacob Kasher Hindlin, professionally known as JKash, who previously teamed up with the artist on “Does it Feel,” “I Won’t Tell a Soul” and the Selena Gomez-featuring “We Don’t Talk Anymore.”

Other notable credits by JKash include Maroon 5’s “Cold,” Bebe Rexha’s “I Got You,” Zara Larsson’s “So Good,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “I Really Like You,” Trey Songz’s “Priceless,” Jason Derulo’s “Swalla,” and Meghan Trainor’s “No.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Puth is expected to drop his sophomore album later this year via Artist Partner Group and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Ross Golan (James Blunt), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Eskeerdo (Rihanna), Breyan Isaac (Britney Spears), Sean Douglas (Madonna), Ilsey Juber (Ellie Goulding) and Babyface (Toni Braxton).

Among the producers expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Johan Carlsson (Harry Styles), Toby Gad (Madonna), Jason Evigan (Kehlani), CIRKUT (The Weeknd), John Ryan (Nick Jonas), Rami Yacoub (Celine Dion), AMMO (Sean Paul), Pharrell Williams (Ariana Grande) and Detail (Beyonce).

Listen to the audio clip for “Attention” below.

Camille Purcell teases new collaboration with The Script

16 Apr

Camille Purcell has teased a new collaboration with The Script.

“@thescriptofficial love u. i’ve been slyly starstruck cos I love (study) all your songs and Breakeven 100% inspired me to start writing 😢😩 it’s aite tho I’ve been playin it cool all this time you’d never know I’m the number one Stan 😁🔪🙊 #5thAlbum,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram.

Purcell’s songwriting resume boasts credits with Little Mix (“Shout Out to My Ex”), Olly Murs (“You Don’t Know Love”), Fleur East (“Sax”), Sam Bailey (“Treasure”), Ella Henderson (“Glow”), Leona Lewis (“Mr. Right”), Roll Deep (“All or Nothing”), Jessie J (“Hero”), Lena (“Keep on Living”), The Saturdays (“What About Us”) and Sigma (“Find Me”).

She’s also working on her upcoming debut album under Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records with the likes of Chris Loco (RAYE, Emeli Sande), Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith, Jessie Ware), Dantae Johnson (Vanessa White, Kieran Alleyne) and Goldfingers (John Newman, Liza Owen).

Meanwhile, The Script – composed of Danny O’Donoghue, Mark Sheehan, and Glen Power – are expected to release their fifth studio collection later this year via Phonogenic Records and Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project – featuring additional songwriting contributions and productions from Toby Gad, JHart, and Greg Wells – serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “No Sound Without Silence,” which topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number ten on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Fans of Purcell’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Jess Glynne, David Guetta, Rita Ora, Liza Owen, Mollie King, Sigala, Tamera Foster, Calum Scott, Dua Lipa, Wiz Kid, and Ella Eyre.

Stream “No Sound Without Silence” below.

Jennifer Hudson collborates with Sam Romans for new album

15 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and actress Jennifer Hudson has collaborated with Sam Romans for her upcoming fourth album.

Romans’ notable songwriting & production credits include Mary J. Blige’s “Doubt,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Fade to Nothing,” Lapsley’s “Love is Blind,” Melissa Steel’s “You Love Me,” Ella Mai’s “10,000 Hours,” Little Mix’s “Down & Dirty,” Mahalia’s “Back Up Plan,” Clean Bandit’s “Tears,” Stefanie Heinzmann’s “Falling,” Birdy’s “Beautiful Lies,” and AlunaGeorge’s “I’m in Control.”

His latest mini-album “Automatic” – featuring lead promotional single “Happy Love” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Hudson is expected to release her next studio collection – featuring current single “Remember Me” – later this year through Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “JHUD” delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jamie Hartman (JP Cooper), Diane Warren (Demi Lovato), Toby Gad (Rebecca Ferguson), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys), Lauren Christy (Keri Hilson) and Jon “The Rabbi” Levine (Bebe Rexha).

Fans of Romans’ works, on the other hand, should also keep an eye on the next projects by James Morrison, Cosima, Noah Cyrus, RAYE, Jess Glynne, Sigala, Louisa Johnson, Ella Henderson, Blonde, Fleur East, Gavin James, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Jonas Blue, Rudimental, Liv Dawson, Matoma, Naughty Boy, Jessie Ware, Sigma, Kali Uchis, Alan Walker, Tiggs Da Author, Craig David, Forest Blakk, Sub Focus, Plan B, and X Ambassadors.

Stream “Automatic” below.

JP Cooper releases new single “Passport Home”

8 Apr

British singer/songwriter JP Cooper has released his new single online.

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

The track was co-written and co-produced by Jamie Hartman, whose credits include Kacy Hill’s “Lion,” Jennifer Hudson’s “Remember Me,” Birdy’s “Shadow,” Conrad Sewell’s “Remind Me,” Kylie Minogue’s “Your Body,” Marlon Roudette’s “Everybody’s Feeling Something,” and Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human.”

Cooper’s upcoming debut album – featuring the Mike Spencer-produced “September Song” and Two Inch Punch-assisted “Best Friend” – is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from Digital Farm Animals (Liam Payne), Jake Gosling (Ed Sheeran), Toby Gad (John Legend), Greg Wells (Keith Urban), Francis “Eg” White (James Morrison), Paul Barry (Enrique Iglesias) and Alex Smith (Olly Murs).

Listen to the audio clip for “Passport Home” below.

La’Porsha Renae releases debut album “Already All Ready”

31 Mar

American singer/songwriter La’Porsha Renae has released her debut album online.

“Already All Ready” – featuring singles “Good Woman,” “Somebody Does” and “What is Love?” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project also includes songs that were initially recorded by fellow artists Bridget Kelly (“When in Rome”), Zara Larsson (“No Problem / Self Talk”) and Jojo (“Already All Ready”).

Among the producers backing Renae on “Already All Ready” are Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Jordin Sparks), Edgar “JV” Etienne (Keyshia Cole), Ne-Yo (LeToya Luckett), Jesse “Corporal” Wilson (Musiq Soulchild), Curtis “Sauce” Wilson (K. Michelle) and Toby Gad (Natasha Bedingfield).

Album songwriters include Diane Warren (Jennifer Hudson), Carmen Reece (Teyana Taylor), Makeba Riddick (Beyonce), Tiffany Fred (Keri Hilson), Courtney Harrell (Kelly Rowland), Shaunice Jones (Tamar Braxton), Ericka J. Coulter (Fifth Harmony), Kirby Lauryen (Jennifer Lopez), LaShawn Daniels (Brandy), Al Sherrod Lambert (Ariana Grande), Jason Boyd (Sam Smith), Eric Bellinger (Usher) and Matt Morris (Christina Aguilera).

Stream “Already All Ready” below.