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Ella Henderson drafts Richard “Biff” Stannard for debut album

30 Jan

Ella Henderson

Ella Henderson has snagged Richard “Biffco” Stannard for her upcoming debut album, which is due later this year via Syco Music / Sony Music Entertainment.

The legendary hitmaker is responsible for crafting tracks such as “Ritual” by Ellie Goulding [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records], “Change Your Life” by Little Mix [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and “Nobody Does It Better” by Pixie Lott [Universal Music Group / Mercury Records].

He also confirmed songwriting and production placements on the next albums by Gabrielle [Universal Music Group / Island Records], Mutya Keisha Siobhan [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records], Arlissa [Universal Music Group / Roc Nation / Island Records], Hurts [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and Jess Mills [Universal Music Group / Island Records].

Other musicians backing Henderson on the as-yet-untitled project are Francis “Eg” White (Pink, Natalie Imbruglia), Emeli Sande (Rihanna, Leona Lewis), Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Alesha Dixon, Marlon Roudette), Iain “Sparx” James (One Direction, Professor Green), Fraser T. Smith (Ellie Goulding, Celine Dion), Autumn Rowe (Kelis, Pixie Lott) and TMS: Ben Kohn, Peter Kelleher & Tom Barnes (Ginny Blackmore, Jessie J).

Ella Henderson teams up with Emeli Sande, Francis “Eg” White for debut album

22 Jan

Ella Henderson

British singer/songwriter Ella Henderson has teamed up with Emeli Sande and Francis “Eg” White for her upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album, which is due later this year via Syco Music / Sony Music Entertainment.

Scottish musician Emeli Sande has co-written tracks including “Brand New Me” by Alicia Keys [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], “Trouble” by Leona Lewis [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment] and “Half of Me” by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings].

Meanwhile, Francis “Eg” White is responsible for helming singles including “Once” by Diana Vickers [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], “Treading Water” by Alex Clare [Universal Music Group / Island Records] and “One Foot Wrong” by Pink [Sony Music Entertainment / Jive Records].

Other musicians backing Henderson on the new collection are Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Alesha Dixon, Marlon Roudette), Iain “Sparx” James (Olly Murs, Craig David), Fraser T. Smith (Ellie Goulding, Nelly Furtado), Autumn Rowe (Cher Lloyd, Alexandra Burke) and TMS: Ben Kohn, Peter Kelleher & Tom Barnes (Jessie J, Little Mix).

Misha B schedules release date for debut album

8 Jan

Misha B

Misha B has scheduled the release date for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter will release the still-untitled project in the United Kingdom on March 11 via Sony Music Entertainment / Relentless Records.

In addition to lead singles “Home Run” and “Do You Think of Me,” the new collection by Misha B is confirmed to boast productions from TMS: Peter Kelleher, Ben Kohn & Tom Barnes (Emeli Sane, Professor Green), Eshraque “Ishi” Mughal (Alexandra Burke, Cover Drive), Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Kylie Minogue, Jordin Sparks), Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Marlon Roudette, Alesha Dixon), Fraser T. Smith (Ellie Goulding, Tyler James), Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Amelia Lily, Charli XCX), Mr. Hudson (Pixie Lott, Tyler James), Daniel “HyGrade” Traynor (Cheryl Cole, Dionne Bromfield) and Midi Mafia: Kevin Risto & Waynne Nugent (Fantasia Barrino, Cee Lo Green).

Songwriters include Sophie Stern (Conor Maynard, Britney Spears), Iain “Sparx” James (Little Mix, One Direction), Ayak Thiik (Tinchy Stryder, Kelly Rowland) and Michael “Mike Del Rio” Gonzalez (Skylar Grey, Christina Aguilera).

Mutya Keisha Siobhan team up with Shaznay Lewis on new song ‘Boys’

7 Jan

Mutya Keisha Siobhan have posted a new clip online.

“Boys” is slotted for inclusion on the British group’s upcoming album, which will be released later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Among the producers backing the trio on the still-untitled project are Future Cut: Darren Lewis & Tunde Babalola (Nicole Scherzinger, Melanie Fiona), Richard “Biff” Stannard (Lana Del Rey, Sophie Ellis Bextor), Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Alesha Dixon, Marlon Roudette), Richard “X” Philips (Will Young, Kylie Minogue), William Orbit (Robbie Williams, Nadine Coyle), Lucas Secon (Tanya Lacey, Christina Aguilera), Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Misha B, Amelia Lily), Cameron McVey (Neneh Cherry, Massive Attack), Cameron McVey (Neneh Cherry, Massive Attack), Dan “HyGrade” Traynor (Dionne Bromfield, Cheryl Cole) and TMS: Tom Barnes, Ben Kohn & Peter Kelleher (Jessie J, Tinchy Stryder).

Songwriters include Angela Hunte (Livvi Franc, Britney Spears), Iain “Sparx” James (Professor Green, One Direction), Autumn Rowe (Cher Lloyd, Alexandra Burke), Shaznay Lewis (Little Mix, Stooshe), Emeli Sande (Leona Lewis, Alicia Keys), Karen Poole (Lily Allen, Olly Murs) and Wayne Hector (Carrie Underwood, Nicki Minaj).

Misha B taps Sophie Stern for debut album

16 Dec

Misha BBritish singer/songwriter Misha B has teamed up with Sophie Stern for her upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album, which will be released in March 2013 via Sony Music Entertainment / Relentless Records.

Recent songwriting credits by Stern include “Can’t Say No” by Conor Maynard [EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records] and “Trip to Your Heart” by Britney Spears [Sony Music Entertainment / Jive Records].

She also confirmed placements on the next albums by Becky G [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Sabi [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and The Veronicas [Warner Music Group / Sire Records].

Meanwhile, the new collection by Misha B will boast further songwriting contributions from Iain “Sparx” James (Little Mix, One Direction), Ayak Thiik (Tinchy Stryder, Kelly Rowland) and Michael “Mike Del Rio” Gonzalez (Skylar Grey, Christina Aguilera).

Producers include TMS: Peter Kelleher, Ben Kohn & Tom Barnes (Emeli Sane, Professor Green), Eshraque “Ishi” Mughal (Alexandra Burke, Cover Drive), Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Kylie Minogue, Jordin Sparks), Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Marlon Roudette, Alesha Dixon), Fraser T. Smith (Ellie Goulding, Tyler James), Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Amelia Lily, Charli XCX), Mr. Hudson (Pixie Lott, Tyler James), Daniel “HyGrade” Traynor (Cheryl Cole, Dionne Bromfield) and Midi Mafia: Kevin Risto & Waynne Nugent (Fantasia Barrino, Cee Lo Green).

Misha B teams up with Midia Mafia on debut album

12 Dec

British singer/songwriter Misha B has snagged the production services of Midi Mafia for her upcoming debut album, scheduled for release in March 2013 via Sony Music Entertainment / Relentless Records.

The American music production duo – consisting of members Kevin “Dirty Swift” Risto and Bruce Waynne (born Waynne Nugent) – are responsible for tracks “I’m a Man” by Cee Lo Green [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], “Pictures” by Conor Maynard [EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records] and “Swim Good” by Frank Ocean [Universal Music Group / Def Jam Records].

As previously reported, the still-untitled project by Misha B is confirmed to boast further alliances with TMS: Peter Kelleher, Tom Barnes, Ben Kohn (Olly Murs, Professor Green), Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Amelia Lily, Charli XCX), Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Pixie Lott, Kylie Minogue), Mr. Hudson (Cover Drive, Kanye West), Ayak Thiik (Tinchy Stryder, Kelly Rowland), Michael “Mike Del Rio” Gonzalez (Christina Aguilera, Skylar Grey), Fraser T. Smith (Ellie Goulding, Craig David) and Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Emeli Sande, Alesha Dixon).

Misha B collaborates with Mike Del Rio for debut album

11 Dec

Misha B has drafted Mike Del Rio for her upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album, which is due in March 2013 via Sony Music Entertainment / Relentless Records.

Mike Del Rio – real name Michael Gonzales – previously co-wrote tracks such as  “Under the Sun” by Cheryl Cole [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records], “Make the World Move” by Christina Aguilera featuring Cee Lo Green [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and “C’Mon Let Me Ride” by Skylar Grey featuring Eminem [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records].

In addition to lead singles “Home Run” and “Do You Think of Me,” the new collection by Misha B is confirmed to boast further collaborations with TMS: Tom Barnes, Peter Kelleher & Ben Kohn, (Olly Murs, Emeli Sande), Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (The Saturdays, Little Mix), Fraser T. Smith (Adele Adkins, Leona Lewis), Ayak Thiik (Kelly Rowland, Tinchy Stryder), Mr. Hudson (Pixie Lott, Kanye West), Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Alexandra Burke, Kylie Minogue) and Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Marlon Roudette, Alesha Dixon).