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Daya reveals new song title from upcoming sophomore album

22 Jan

American singer/songwriter Grace Martin Tandon, known mononymously as Daya, has revealed a new song title from her upcoming sophomore studio collection untitled “Allowed.”

The track was written by Daya alongside Michael Pollack (Kelly Clarkson, Alex Aiono), Ari “Lauv” Leff (Demi Lovato, Charli XCX) and Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Dua Lipa, Zara Larsson).

Daya’s current promotional single “New” – which was co-written by Brett “Leland” McLaughlin and James Newman alongside the song’s producers Sir Nolan and Stargate – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her yet-to-be-titled second album and follow-up to 2016’s “Sit Still, Look Pretty” – featuring further contributions from Sean Douglas, Jesse Saint John, Sasha Sloan, Chloe Angelides, Simon Wilcox, Deputy, Toby Gad, and Lukas “Lulou” Loules – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Interscope Records.

Stream the audio clip for “New” below.

Ella Eyre drafts Banx & Ranx for new collaboration

14 Jan

British singer/songwriter Ella Eyre (real name Ella Mary McMahon) has drafted Banx & Ranx for a new collaboration.

Composed of Zacharie Raymond and Yannick Rastogi; the Canadian songwriting/production duo are known for helming singles performed by Olly Murs (“Kiss Me”), KStewart (“Sex for Breakfast”), Lady Leshurr (“OMW”), Stylo G (“Under Construction”), Kevin Lyttle (“Slow Motion”), Alx Veliz (“Duele”) and Paris & Simo f/ Karen Harding (“Come as You Are”).

Banx & Ranx have also worked with songwriters and fellow producers including Supa Dups, Ayak Thiik, Di Genius, Raye, Arnthor Birgisson, Chelcee Grimes, Arnthor Birgisson, Cleo Tighe, Lil Eddie, Angela Hunte, Steve Robson, Lindy Robbins, Billboard, Grace Tither, Adam Baptiste, and Ina Wroldsen.

Meanwhile, Eyre is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album – featuring the Fransisca Hall-assisted / Jesse Shatkin-produced lead single “Ego” – later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further alliances with Jonny Coffer, Kamille, Toby Gad, Ilsey Juber, Jason Evigan, Lauren Christy, Two Inch Punch, Emily Warren, Jonas Jeberg, Becky Hill, ADP, Steph Jones, Crada, Grace Barker, Emanuel Kiriakou, Dyo, Paul O’Duffy, Caroline Ailin, Nate Campany, Harloe, Jarrad Rogers, Gina Kushka, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, and HitImpulse.

Stream the audio clip for “Ego” below.

Charlie Puth delivers new promotional single “If You Leave Me Now”

5 Jan

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has teamed up with Boyz II Men for his new promotional single “If You Leave Me Now,” which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Tobias Jesso Jr., whose resume boasts additional works with Adele (“When We Were Young”), Sia (“Alive”), John Legend (“Same Old Story”), Pink (“You Get My Love”), Shawn Mendes (“Roses”), Niall Horan (“Slow Hands”) and Paloma Faith (“Still Around”).

Puth’s upcoming sophomore album “Voice Notes” – featuring previous promotional singles “How Long” and “Attention” – is scheduled to arrive on May 11 via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

In addition to confirmed collaborators Jacob Kasher and DJ Frank-E, the follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Cirkut, Ian Kirkpatrick, Andrew Watt, Ross Golan, Johan Carlsson, Ammo, John Ryan, Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub, Eskeerdo, Sean Douglas, Jason Evigan, Ilsey Juber, Toby Gad, Pharrell Williams, and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Stream the audio clip for “If You Leave Me Now” below.

Ruth-Anne scheduled to release new music in 2018

31 Dec

Irish singer/songwriter Ruth-Anne Cunningham, known mononymously as RuthAnne, is planning to release new music from her debut album in 2018.

Alongside record producers Billy Steinberg and Josh Alexander, RuthAnne has co-penned songs for Jojo (“Too Little, Too Late”), Katharine McPhee (“Over It”) and Leona Lewis (“Perfection”).

Her extensive resume boasts additional songwriting works with Niall Horan (“Slow Hands”), Martin Garrix (“In the Name of Love”), Britney Spears (“Work Bitch”), Pixie Lott (“Broken Arrow”), Third Story (“G Train”), Jasmine V (“Jealous”), Zac Samuel (“Never Letting Go”), Nadine Coyle (“Running”), One Direction (“No Control”) and Alex & Sierra (“Little Do You Know”).

In addition to Steinberg and Alexander, RuthAnne has also teamed up with top producers including TMS, Julian Bunetta, Chris Braide, MNEK, John Ryan, Toby Gad, Axident, Lucas Secon, Cutfather, Jonas Jeberg, Stephan Moccio, Malay, John Shanks, Alex Da Kid, Johnny Douglas, Two Inch Punch, Moon Willis, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Al Shux, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Love’s Just a Feeling” below.

Jennifer Hudson releases new promotional single “Burden Down”

13 Dec

Jennifer Hudson has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Lindy Robbins, whose recent credits include DJ Snake’s “A Different Way,” Paloma Faith’s “Cry Baby,” Dua Lipa’s “No Goodbyes,” and Rachel Platten’s “Perfect for You.”

Production duties on “Burden Down” were handled by Jamie Hartman, who is also responsible for Kygo’s “Stargazing,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human,” JP Cooper’s “Passport Home,” Kacy Hill’s “Lion,” and Birdy’s “Shadow.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Hudson’s upcoming fourth album – featuring previous promotional single “Remember Me” – is expected to arrive early next year via Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “JHUD” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Babyface (Fantasia Barrino), Jon Levine (Rachel Platten), Lauren Christy (Bebe Rexha), Toby Gad (John Legend), Sam Romans (Alicia Keys), Jeff Gitty (Keyshia Cole), Xavier Gordon (Angie Stone) and Cook Classics (Trey Songz).

Stream the audio clip for “Burden Down” below.

Daya hits the studio with Sean Douglas for new collaboration

26 Oct

Daya has recorded new material with Sean Douglas.

The American songwriter recently co-penned “Sorry Not Sorry” for Demi Lovato alongside Warren “Oak” Felder, Zaire Kaolo, and Trevor Brown. The track peaked to number seven on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles.

Other notable songwriting credits by Douglas include Thomas Rhett’s “Die a Happy Man,” Madonna’s “Ghosttown,” Nick Jonas’ “Levels,” Chris Brown’s “Zero,” Fifth Harmony’s “Sledgehammer,” RedOne’s “Don’t You Need Somebody,” Dua Lipa’s “Garden,” and The Chainsmokers’ “Honest.”

Meanwhile, Daya is expected to release her sophomore studio collection early next year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Toby Gad (John Legend), Chloe Angelides (Era Istrefi), Deputy (Mack Wilds), Sasha Sloan (Camila Cabello), Jesse Saint John (Marina Diamandis), Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tinashe) and Simon Wilcox (Britney Spears).

Daya’s current promotional single “New” – which was co-written by Brett “Leland” McLaughlin and James Newman alongside the song’s producers Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza and Stargate (aka Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen) – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “New” below.

Charlie Puth unleashes music video for new single “How Long”

19 Oct

Charlie Puth has unleashed the music video for his new single online.

The visual clip for “How Long” was posted to the American singer, songwriter, and record producer’s YouTube channel on Thursday (October 19, 2017).

Written by Puth alongside regular collaborators Jacob “JKash” Kasher and Justin “DJ Frank-E” Franks; “How Long” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Puth’s sophomore studio collection “Voice Notes” – featuring previous promotional single “Attention” – will arrive on January 19 via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Julia Michaels, Ross Golan, Andrew Watt, Chloe Angelides, Ammar Malik, Eskeerdo, Sean Douglas, and Ilsey Juber.

Among the producers expected to appear on “Voice Notes” are Benny Blanco, Ian Kirkpatrick, Johan Carlsson, Toby Gad, Joshua “Ammo” Coleman, Pharrell Williams, Breyan Isaac, John “JRY” Ryan, Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Henry “Cirkut” Walter, Jason Evigan, and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Watch the music video for “How Long” below.