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Jess Glynne confirms new promotional single “All I Am”

13 Aug

Jess Glynne has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “All I Am” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album, “Always in Between.”

Available on iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets from August 17, the Mark Ralph-produced track was co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Sophie “Frances” Cooke, Bastian “Carassius Gold” Langebaek, and James Newman.

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Always in Between” – featuring previous single “I’ll Be There” – is scheduled to arrive on October 18 via Atlantic Records UK.

The follow-up to 2015’s “I Cry When I Laugh” delivers additional contributions from Electric, Kamille, Louis Bell, Starsmith, Jamie Scott, Ed Sheeran, John Ryan, Steve Mac, Julian Bunetta, Toby Gad, and Jonny Coffer.

Watch the music video for “I’ll Be There” below.

[Common Collaborators] Alicia Keys and Beyoncé

5 Jul

Since its a slow news day, I thought about writing this post, which has been on my mind for a while now. Its about songwriters/producers who worked with two artists that are frequently associated with one another. For this post, I have chosen Alicia Keys and Beyoncé.  In case you did not know, Keys was signed to Columbia Records (which is Beyoncé’s current label) before signing to Clive Davis’ J Records.  Here are the musicians that both artists have worked with:

  • Alonzo “Novel” Stevenson: Alicia Keys (“Tell You Something”) / Beyoncé (“My Body”)
  • Antonio Dixon: Alicia Keys (“That’s When I Knew”) / Beyoncé (“Best Thing I Never Had”)
  • Candice Nelson: Alicia Keys (“Heartburn”) / Beyoncé (“Resentment”)
  • Chad Hugo: Alicia Keys (“How Come You Don’t Call Me” – Remix) / Beyonce (“I Care,” “Work it Out” and “My First Time”)
  • Dre & Vidal: Alicia Keys (“So Simple”) / Beyonce (“T-Shirt” w/ Destiny’s Child)
  • Frank Ocean: Alicia Keys (“One Thing”) / Beyoncé (“I Miss You” and “Superpower”)
  • Harold Lilly: Alicia Keys (“Teenage Love Affair,” “Wreckless Love,” “Saviour,” “Where Do We Go from Here,” “I Need You,” “Pawn it All,” “Illusion of Bliss,” “Girl Can’t Be Herself,” “More Than We Know,” “So Simple” and “Where Do We Begin Now”) / Beyoncé (“Ego”)
  • Jeff Bhasker: Alicia Keys (“Girl on Fire,” “Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart,” “Love is Blind,” “Wait Til You See My Smile,” “Like the Sea” and “Tears Always Win”) / Beyoncé (“I Care,” “Rather Die Young” and “Party”)
  • Jermaine Dupri: Alicia Keys (“Girlfriend” and “My Boo”) / Beyoncé (“With Me” w/ Destiny’s Child)
  • Justin Timberlake: Alicia Keys (“How Come You Don’t Call Me – Remix” and “Morning Light”) / Beyoncé (“Until the End of Time,” “Blow” and “Rocket”)
  • Kandi Burruss: Alicia Keys (“Jane Doe”) / Beyoncé (“Bills, Bills, Bills,” “So Good,” “Bug a Boo,” “Hey Ladies” and “She Can’t Love” w/ Destiny’s Child)
  • Kanye West: Alicia Keys (“You Don’t Know My Name” and “Unbreakable”) / Beyoncé (“Party”)
  • Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds: Alicia Keys (“That’s When I Knew”) / Beyoncé (“Best Thing I Never Had” and “Broken Hearted Girl”).
  • LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels: Alicia Keys (“Rear View Mirror”) / Beyoncé (“Scared of Lonely,” “World Wide Woman” and “Back Up”)
  • Miguel: Alicia Keys (“Where’s the Fun in Forever”) / Beyoncé (“Rocket”)
  • Noah “40” Shebib: Alicia Keys (“Unthinkable”) / Beyoncé (“Mine”)
  • Pharrell Williams: Alicia Keys (“Work on It,” “It’s On Again,” “Know Who Are” and “Apple”) / Beyoncé (“Work it Out,” “Green Light,” “Kitty Kat,” “Blow,” “Superpower” and “My First Time”)
  • Rich Harrison: Alicia Keys (“Ain’t No Reason” – performed by Christina Milian) / Beyoncé (“Crazy in Love,” “Be with You,” “Suga Mama,” “Freakum Dress” and Creole)
  • Rodney Jerkins: Alicia Keys (“Rear View Mirror” and “Listen to Your Heart”) / Beyoncé (“Déjà vu,” “Back Up,” “World Wide Woman” and “Scared of Lonely”)
  • Sean Garrett: Alicia Keys (“Waiting for Your Love”) / Beyoncé (“Ring the Alarm,” “Get Me Bodied,” “Upgrade U,” “Check on It,” “Green Light,” “Diva,” “Video Phone” and “Lay Up Under Me”)
  • Swizz Beatz: Alicia Keys (“Waiting for Your Love,” “Put it in a Love Song,” “New Day,” “The Gospel,” “Pawn it All,” “She Don’t Really Care,” “Million Dollar Bill,” “Wait Til You See My Smile”) and “Illusion of Bliss”) / Beyoncé (“Get Me Bodied,” “Upgrade U,” “Ring the Alarm,” “Lost Your Mind” and “Check on It”)
  • Timbaland: Alicia Keys (“Heartburn”) / Beyoncé (“Partition,” “Drunk in Love” and “Rocket”)
  • Toby Gad: Alicia Keys (“Love is My Disease”) / Beyoncé (“If I Were a Boy”)

Stream the audio clip for “Put It in a Love Song” below.

Jess Glynne unveils title, release date, tracklisting for sophomore album

29 Jun

Jess Glynne has confirmed the details for her sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her second studio collection “Always in Between” and will release it on September 21 via Atlantic Records UK.

Lead single “I’ll Be There” – which was co-written by Kamille and produced by Edvard Erfjord and Henrik Michelsen of The Electric and Starsmith – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2015’s “I Cry When I Laugh” boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Toby Gad, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Ed Sheeran, Sophie “Frances” Cooke, James Newman, Steve Mac, and Bastian Langebaek.

See the tracklisting for “Always in Between” below.

(1) Intro / (2) No One / (3) I’ll Be There / (4) Thursday / (5) All I Am / (6) See Me on Top / (7) Never Let Me Go / (8) Broken / (9) Hate / Love / (10) Won’t Say No / (11) Rollin’ / (12) Never Mind

Ella Eyre hits the studio with Caitlyn Scarlett, Mojam Music

6 Jun

Ella Eyre has teamed up with fellow recording artist Caitlyn Scarlett and songwriting/production duo Mojam Music for a new collaboration.

In addition to putting the final touches on her upcoming project “Red Tape, Vol. 2,” Scarlett also co-penned a new song for Columbia Records-signee Lennon Stella entitled “Script” alongside Fiona Bevan and MNEK.

Meanwhile, Mojam (composed of Mustafa Omer and James Murray) previously collaborated with Eyre on the remix to “If I Go,” as well as Naughty Boy’s “Think About It,” which peaked to number twelve on the UK R&B Singles Chart.

Eyre, on the other hand, is expected to release her sophomore studio collection and follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional contributions from Jason Evigan, Dyo, Two Inch Punch, ADP, Lauren Christy, Tre Jean-Marie, MNEK, Toby Gad, Ilsey Juber, Jonny Coffer, Steph Jones, Moon Willis, Caroline Ailin, Jonas Jeberg, Emily Warren, Kid Harpoon, Jin Jin, and Hit Impulse.

Watch the music video for “Answerphone” below.

Jess Glynne shares music video for new single “I’ll Be There”

4 May

Jess Glynne has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “I’ll Be There” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Friday (May 04, 2018).

Co-written with fellow recording artist Kamille and collectively produced by Starsmith alongside Edvard Erfjord and Henrik Michelsen of The Electric; “I’ll Be There” is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Glynne is scheduled to release her second studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further productions from Ryan Tedder, Knox Brown, Carassius Gold, Toby Gad, Jonny Coffer, Grades, Steve Mac, Cass Lowe, Jax Jones, Mag, and Louis Schoorl.

On the songwriting front, Glynne has worked with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Talay Riley, Sam Romans, Carla Marie Williams, Ed Sheeran, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Jamie Scott, Frances, James Newman, Priscilla Renea, and Raye.

Watch the music video for “I’ll Be There” below.

Jess Glynne reunites with Starsmith for new single “I’ll Be There”

1 May

Jess Glynne has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter – born Jessica Hannah Glynne – christened “I’ll Be There” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on May 4 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written and produced by Starsmith, who previously teamed up with Glynne on “I Cry When I Laugh” cuts “Gave Me Something,” “Hold My Hand,” “Ain’t Got Far to Go,” “You Can Find Me” and “It Ain’t Right.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Glynne’s second studio collection is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further productions from The Electric, Jax Jones, Ryan Tedder, Knox Brown, Carassius Gold, Toby Gad, Jonny Coffer, Grades, Steve Mac, Cass Lowe, Mag, and Louis Schoorl.

On the songwriting front, Glynne has worked with Jin Jin, Talay Riley, Kamille, Sam Romans, Carla Marie Williams, Ed Sheeran, Shungudzo, Jamie Scott, Frances, James Newman, Priscilla Renea, and Raye.

Watch the music video for “These Days” below.

Pixie Lott reunites with Toby Gad for new collaboration

20 Apr

British singer/songwriter Pixie Lott has reunited with German hitmaker Toby Gad for a new collaboration.

Gad previously teamed up with Lott on “Band Aid,” “Nothing Compares” (co-penned by Kaci Brown), “Dancing on My Own” (featuring Marty James), “Love You to Death” and “Broken Arrow” (co-penned by RuthAnne).

Gad’s recent songwriting/production credits also include Fletcher’s “I Believe You,” Rozzi Crane’s “Never Again,” Aurora’s “Animal,” Fergie’s “Save it Til Morning,” Mary Lambert’s “I’d Be Your Wife,” Rozes’ “Where Would We Be,” The Script’s “Wonder,” and La’Porsha Renae’s “Cover Up.”

Meanwhile, the “Cry Me Out” star is expected to release her fourth studio collection and follow-up 2014’s “Pixie Lott” later this year via 3Beat Music.

Lott’s current promotional single “Won’t Forget You” – which was co-written by Imani Williams alongside Sarah Blanchard, Richard Boardman, and Pablo Bowman of The Six – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Fans of Toby Gad’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Molly Kate Kestner, Josh Groban, Akon, Ella Eyre, Louisa Johnson, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlie Puth, Jess Glynne, Xylo, Angel Taylor, Clean Bandit, Taya, Jennifer Hudson, and Fitz & the Tantrums.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Toby Gad.