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Foxes shares acoustic performance of new song “Scar”

25 Feb

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Foxes has shared a new performance video online.

The British singer-songwriter – real name Louisa Allen – posted an acoustic rendition of “Scar” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (February 23, 2016).

“Scar” was co-written by JP Saxe along with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Foy Vance), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Zendaya), Antonio “Tony” Dixon (Justin Bieber) and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes (Chris Brown).

Foxes’ latest studio collection “All I Need” – featuring singles “Body Talk,” “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now,” “Amazing” and “Better Love” – is now available for download via Epic Records (UK) and RCA Records (US).

Watch the acoustic performance of “Scar” below.

Meghan Trainor teams up with The Monsters and the Strangerz

28 Oct

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Meghan Trainor has teamed with The Monsters and the Strangerz on new music.

The production and songwriting team – composed of Alexander Izquierdo, Stefan Johnson, Jordan Johnson, Marcus Lomax and Clarence Coffee Jr. – recently helmed “Hey Everybody!” for 5 Seconds of Summer.

Their resume includes further works with Joe Jonas (“Levels”), Isac Elliot (“Lipstick”), Rita Ora (“Body on Me”), Austin Mahone (“Dirty Work”), Jason Derulo (“Cheyenne”) and Bebe Rexha (“I Can’t Stop Drinking About You”).

Meanwhile, Trainor is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album next year through Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The still-untitled LP reportedly features alliances with Babyface (Madonna, Janet Jackson), Antonio Dixon (Beyonce, Colbie Caillat), Taylor Parks (Prince Royce, Mollie King) and The Rascals (Fleur East, Ariana Grande).

Trainor’s first studio collection “Title” – featuring singles “All About the Bass,” “Lips Are Movin,” “Dear Future Husband” and “Like I’m Gonna Lose You” – is now available for download via iTunes and all other online outlets. .

Watch the music video for “Better When I’m Dancin” below.

Meghan Trainor works with Babyface, Antonio Dixon, Taylor Parks, The Rascals

8 Oct

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Singer/songwriter Meghan Trainor has recorded new material with Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Antonio Dixon, Taylor Parks, and The Rascals.

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for another artist or a Trainor’s upcoming sophomore album.

Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Antonio Dixon have written and produced songs for Toni Braxton (“I Hate You”), Kristinia DeBarge (“Goodbye”), Beyonce (“Best Thing I Never Had”) and Alicia Keys (“That’s How I Knew”).

Meanwhile, Taylor Parks is responsible for co-writing Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$” [Syco Music], Keyshia Cole’s “Rick James” [Interscope], Jennifer Lopez’s “So Good” [Capitol] and Mariah Carey’s “Infinity” [Epic].

Finally, The Rascals – composed of members Leon Thomas and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes – have co-written and produced Ariana Grande’s “Honeymoon Avenue” [Republic] and Samantha Jade’s “Shake That” [Sony Music].

Meghan Trainor’s debut album “Title” – featuring hit singles including “All About That Bass,” “Lips Are Moving” and “Dear Future Husband” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Epic Records.

On the songwriting front, Trainor co-penned songs for Fifth Harmony (“Sledgehammer”), Sabrina Carpenter (“Can’t Blame a Girl for Trying”), Jason Derulo (“Painkiller”) and Racal Flatts (“I Like the Sound of That”).

Watch the music video for “Like I’m Gonna Lose You” below.

Samantha Jade teams with Carmen Reece, Jon Levine for new single “Always”

7 Oct

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Samantha Jade has announced the details for her new single.

The Australian singer/songwriter christened “Always” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album “Nine.”

“Always” was co-written by Carmen Reece, whose other credits include Ariana Grande’s “Almost is Never Enough” [Republic], Teyana Taylor’s “Put Your Love On” [Def Jam] and Jasmine V’s “That Me Right There” [Interscope].

Production duties were handled by Jon Levine, who is also responsible for Rachel Platten’s “Stand By You” [Columbia], Leona Lewis’ “Your Hallelujah” [Syco Music] and Fefe Dobson’s “Set Me Free” [Island].

Jade is scheduled to release her first studio collection “Nine” – featuring previous singles “Firestarter,” “Soldier,” “Sweet Talk” and “Shake That” – on November 20 through Sony Music Entertainment Australia.

The highly-anticipated LP delivers further alliances with Babyface (Keri Hilson), Antonio Dixon (Beyonce), Ne-Yo (Rihanna), The Rascals (Fleur East), Mason “MDL” Levy (Justin Bieber) and The Fliptones (Jason Derulo).

Watch the music video for “Shake That” below.

Zendaya hits the studio with Talay Riley, Timbaland, Jim Beanz

4 Apr

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Singer and actress Zendaya has recently recorded new material with Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley, James “Jim Beanz” Washington and Talay Riley.

“Latest nights were my greatest nights @timbaland @talayriley @beanzbeanzbeanz,” she posted to her Instagram account.

Riley is known for co-writing Wilkinson’s “Afterglow” f/ Becky Hill [Virgin EMI Records], Nathan Sykes’ “More Than You’ll Ever Know” [Global Entertainment] and Ellie Goulding’s “In My City” [Polydor Records].

He also confirmed placements on the next projects by Usher [RCA Records], Keri Hilson [Interscope Records], Tamera Foster [Syco Music] and Jason Derulo [Beluga Heights / Warner Bros. Records].

Meanwhile, Timbaland and Beanz have served as prominent producers and songwriters for the original motion picture soundtrack, “Empire,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Their other credits include Nelly Furtado’s “Maneater” [Geffen Records], Danity Kane’s “Want It” [Atlantic Records], Jennifer Hudson’s “Pocketbook” [J Records] and Demi Lovato’s “All Night Long” f/ Missy Elliot [Hollywood Records].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Zendaya is scheduled to release her sophomore album later this year under Hollywood Records. The still-untitled LP follows 2013’s “Zendaya,” which spawned international hit single “Replay.”

Other producers on the highly-anticipated CD are Babyface (Jess Glynne, Sevyn Streeter), Antonio Dixon (Justin Bieber, Colbie Caillat), Khris Riddick-Tynes (Ariana Grande, Delta Goodrem) and RoccStar (Fergie, Chris Brown).

On the songwriting front, Zendaya has teamed with Tiffany Fred (Tamar Braxton, Pixie Lott), Patrick “J. Que” Smith (Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez), Taylor Parks (Elle Varner, Tori Kelly), Eric Bellinger (Brandy, Teyana Taylor) and Paul “Phamous” Shelton (Nick Jonas, Natasha Bedingfield).

Watch the music video “Replay” below.

Zendaya enlists Babyface, Antonio Dixon, The Rascals for new album

1 Mar

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Zendaya has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Antonio “Tony” Dixon and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes for her upcoming sophomore album.

The trio are responsible for Ariana Grande’s “Honeymoon Avenue” [Republic Records], RaVaughn’s “Best Friend” [Columbia Records] and Jessica Mauboy’s “Can I Get a Moment” [Sony Music Entertainment Australia].

Edmonds, Dixon and Riddick-Tynes also contributed to the next projects by Foxes [RCA Records], Jess Glynne [Atlantic Records], Samantha Jade [Sony Music Australia] and Keri Hilson [Interscope Records].

Meanwhile, Zendaya is expected to release her next studio collection and follow-up to her self-titled debut album later this year via Hollywood Records.

The still-untitled project features additional alliances with RoccStar (Beyonce, Chris Brown), Tiffany Fred (Pixie Lott, Tamar Braxton), Patrick “J. Que” Smith (Ciara, Jennifer Lopez) and Taylor Parks (Tori Kelly, Jason Derulo).

Watch the music video for “Replay” below.

Colbie Caillat unleashes “Never Gonna Let You Down” lyric video

17 Oct

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Colbie Caillat has unleashed the lyric video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the lyric-based visual clip for “Never Gonna Let You Down” to her official Vevo page on Thursday (October 16, 2014).

“Never Gonna Let You Down” was helmed by Colbie Caillat, Jason Reeves, Brett James, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Antonio “Tony” Dixon.

Caillat’s fifth studio album, “Gypsy Heart,” is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Christmas in the Sand” features further collaborations with Toby Gad (Beyonce, John Legend), Chris Braide (Sia, Britney Spears), Rick Nowels (Dido, Lana Del Rey) and Ross Golan (Nicki Minaj, Demi Lovato).

Watch the lyric video for “Never Gonna Let You Down” below.