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Sam Smith announces details for new album “To Die For”

13 Feb

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Sam Smith has announced the details for her his new album.

The British singer/songwriter (born Samuel Frederick Smith) christened his third studio collection “To Die For” and will release it on May 1st via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Current promotional single “How Do You Sleep” – which was written by Smith alongside Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Max Martin – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill Of It All” boasts further songwriting contributions from Ryan Tedder, Louis Bell, Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt, Two Inch Punch, Amy Allen, Kamille, and Steve Mac.

As a songwriter, Smith recently co-penned Celine Dion’s “For the Lover That I Lost” alongside regular collaborators Jimmy Napes and Stargate (aka Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen). The track appears on Dion’s latest studio album, “Courage,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Watch the music video for “Dancing With a Stranger” below.

 

Katy Perry reunites with Ferras, Stargate for new collaboration

1 Feb

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American singer/songwriter Katy Perry has reunited with Ferras and Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Stargate for a new collaboration.

Ferras previously co-wrote “Roulette,” “Deja Vu” and “Bon Appetit” (featuring Migos), taken from Perry’s fifth studio album, 2017’s “Witness,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, Stargate are responsible for helming “Firework,” “Peacock,” “It Takes Two” and “This Moments,” taken from Perry’s third and fourth studio albums, 2010’s “Teenage Dream” and 2013’s “Prism,” respectively.

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Perry’s current promotional single “Harleys in Hawaii” – which was co-written by Charlie Puth alongside Jacob Kasher Hindlin and Johan Karlsson – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The “Small Talk” singer is expected to release her upcoming sixth studio album later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Harleys in Hawaii” below.

 

Little Mix enlist Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Cass Lowe for new collaboration

4 Dec

British girl group Little Mix (composed of Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall) have enlisted Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Cass Lowe for a new collaboration.

Besides previously working with Little Mix on “Grown,” taken from the group’s third studio album, “Get Weird,” Jin Jin’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Raye (“Love Me Again”), Craig David (“Do You Miss Me Much”), Jess Glynne (“All I Am”), Yebba Smith (“Evergreen”) and Rita Ora (“Proud”).

Meanwhile, Lowe recent songwriting and production credits include Labrinth’s “Where the Wild Things,” Sinead Harnett’s “No Pressure,” Rudimental’s “Walk Alone,” Jess Glynne’s “Nevermind,” Lily Allen’s “Pushing Up Daisies,” Ray BLK’s “Paradise, and Paloma Faith’s “Kings and Queens.”

Little Mix’s current single “One I’ve Been Missing” – which was written by group member Leigh-Anne Pinnock alongside Sinead Harnett, Rachel Furner, Jez Ashurst and Tre Jean-Marie – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Their upcoming sixth studio album reportedly boasts additional contributions from Supa Dups, Georgia Ku, Oak Felder, Tayla Parx, Sean Douglas, Boy Matthews, Nate Campany, Kamille, Chris Loco, and Goldfingers.

Stream the audio clip for “Grown” below.

Little Mix share music video for new single “One I’ve Been Missing”

3 Dec

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Little Mix have shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “One I’ve Been Missing” was posted to the British girl group’s Vevo channel on Monday (02 December 2019).

The track was co-written by group member Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Sinead Harnett alongside Rachel Furner (Becky Hill, Craig David), Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel, Ella Eyre) and Jez Ashurst (Ella Henderson, Louise Redknapp).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Little Mix are currently working on their upcoming album under RCA Records (UK) / Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2018’s “LM5” reportedly boasts contributions from Supa Dups, Georgia Ku, Oak Felder, Tayla Parx, Sean Douglas, Boy Matthews, Nate Campany, Kamille, Chris Loco, and Goldfingers.

Watch the music video for “One I’ve Been Missing” below.

Little Mix deliver first Christmas single “One I’ve Been Missing”

22 Nov

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British girl group Little Mix (composed of members Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards) have delivered their first Christmas single online.

“One I’ve Been Missing” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by group member Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Sinead Harnett alongside Rachel Furner (Becky Hill, Craig David), Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel, Ella Eyre) and Jez Ashurst (Ella Henderson, Louise Redknapp).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Little Mix are currently working on their upcoming album under RCA Records (UK) / Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2018’s “LM5” reportedly boasts contributions from Supa Dups, Georgia Ku, Oak Felder, Tayla Parx, Sean Douglas, Boy Matthews, Nate Campany, Kamille, Chris Loco, and Goldfingers.

Stream the audio clip for “One I’ve Been Missing” below.

Little Mix announce details for first Christmas single “One I’ve Been Missing”

19 Nov

British girl group Little Mix (composed of members Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards) christened “One I’ve Been Missing” as their first Christmas single and will release it on November 22 via iTunes, Apple Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by group member Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Sinead Harnett alongside Rachel Furner (Becky Hill, Craig David), Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel, Ella Eyre) and Jez Ashurst (Ella Henderson, Louise Redknapp).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Little Mix are currently working on their upcoming album under RCA Records (UK) / Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2018’s “LM5” reportedly boasts contributions from Supa Dups, Georgia Ku, Oak Felder, Tayla Parx, Sean Douglas, Boy Matthews, Nate Campany, Kamille, Chris Loco, and Goldfingers.

Watch the music video for “Bounce Back” below.

Usher teams up with Black Coffee for new single “LaLaLa”

10 Sep

American singer/songwriter Usher has teamed up with South African DJ-producer Black Coffee for his new single “LaLaLa,” which is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artists Lucky Daye and India Shawn alongside Mikkel Eriksen and Tor Hermansen of Norwegian production duo Stargate, who previously teamed up with Usher on “His Mistakes” (co-written by Ne-Yo) and “What’s a Man To Do” (co-written by Johnta Austin).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Usher is expected to release his upcoming ninth album, tentatively entitled “Confessions 2,” later this year via RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, JHart, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “LaLaLa” below.

 

Sam Smith delivers new single “How Do You Sleep?”

19 Jul

Sam Smith has delivered his new single online.

“How Do You Sleep?” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Smith alongside Swedish hitmakers Savan Kotecha (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez) and Max Martin (Taylor Swift, Katy Perry).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming third album – featuring the Normani-assisted single “Dancing With A Stranger” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Besides confirmed collaborators Jimmy Napes and Stargate, the follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill Of It All” reportedly yields additional contributions from Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora), Kamille (Mabel, Ella Henderson), Two Inch Punch (Mae Muller, Ella Eyre) and Amy Allen (Halsey, Selena Gomez).

Watch the music video for “How Do You Sleep?” below.

Tayla Parx teases new collaboration with Little Mix

18 Jul

Tayla Parx has teased a new collaboration with Little Mix.

“@littlemix is officially #TaylaMade,” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Wednesday (17/07/2019).

Parx is known for co-writing Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next,” Janelle Monae’s “I Like It,” Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Jojo’s “Fuck Apologies,” Christina Aguilera’s “Accelerate,” and Mariah Carey’s “Infinity.”

Her debut album under Atlantic Records, “We Need to Talk,” is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Little Mix’s upcoming sixth album – featuring lead single “Bounce Back” (which was co-written by Jude Demorest and Jocelyn “Jozzy” David and produced by Swiff D and Stargate) – is expected to arrive later this year via via RCA Records (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2018’s “LM5” reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Supa Dups, Georgia Ku, Warren “Oak” Felder, Sean Douglas, Boy Matthews, Kamille, Chris Loco, and Goldfingers.

Stream “We Need to Talk” below.

Little Mix teams up with Boi-1da for new collaboration

15 Jul

British girl group Little Mix – composed of members Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards – have teamed up with Boi-1da for a new collaboration.

The Jamaican record producer – born Dwayne Chin-Quee – is responsible for singles including Nicki Minaj’s “Bed,” Amara La Negra’s “Insecure,” Drake’s “Controlla,” Mary J. Blige’s “Each Tear,” and Estelle’s “Come Over.”

Supa Dups’ extensive resume boasts additional works with Bruno Mars (“Liquor Store Blues”), Melanie Fiona (“Like I Love You”), John Legend (“No Other Love”), Christina Aguilera (“Around the World”), Stacy Barthe (“No Strings Attached”), Becky G (“Zooted”) and Nina Sky (“Clothes Off”).

Meanwhile, Little Mix’s upcoming sixth album – featuring lead single “Bounce Back” (which was co-written by Jude Demorest and Jocelyn “Jozzy” David and produced by Swiff D and Stargate) – is expected to arrive later this year via via RCA Records (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2018’s “LM5” reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Georgia Ku, Warren “Oak” Felder, Sean Douglas, Boy Matthews, Kamille, Chris Loco, and Goldfingers.

Watch the music video for “Bounce Back” below.