Tag Archives: Tori Kelly

Tori Kelly reunites with Ed Sheeran for new collaboration?

13 Aug

American singer/songwriter Victoria Loren Kelly, professionally known as Tori Kelly, has reportedly reunited with Ed Sheeran for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on “I Was Made for Loving You,” taken from Kelly’s debut studio collection, 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Sheeran’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Jessie Ware (“Say You Love Me”), Rita Ora (“Your Song”), Liam Payne (“Strip that Down”), Zara Larsson (“Don’t Let Me Be Yours”), Justin Bieber (“Love Yourself”), Hilary Duff (“Tattoo”) and Jess Glynne (“Woman Like Me”).

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her sophomore album later this year via School Boy Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Jimmy Napes, Natasha Bedingfield, JHart, Tayla Parx, Nate Campany, Fabienne Holloway, Daniel Nigro, Emily Warren, and Wayne Hector.

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are MOJAM (aka Mustafa Omer & James Murray), Warren “Oak” Felder, Noel Zancanella, Stephan Moccio, Neff-U, Kyle Shearer, and Fred Cox.

Stream the audio clip for “I Was Made for Loving You” below.

Jimmy Napes teases new collaboration with Tori Kelly

12 Aug

Jimmy Napes has teased a new collaboration with Tori Kelly.

“Had so much fun working with the incredible @torikelly today. When my son realises she’s the elephant from ‘Sing’ it’s going to blow his little mind,” the British singer, songwriter, and record producer posted to Instagram.

Napes’ credits include Sam Smith’s “Stay with Me,” Ray BLK’s “Doing Me,” Madonna’s “Best Night,” Alicia Keys’ “Hallelujah,” Mary J. Blige’s “When You’re Gone,” Jessie Ware’s “Pieces,” Liv Dawson’s “Searching, ” Ellie Goulding’s “Heal,” Clean Bandit’s “Rather Be,” and Lianne La Havas’ “Wonderful.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Richard “Biff” Stannard, Bradford Ellis, Felix Joseph, William “Tourist” Phillips, Toby Gad, Rodney Jerkins, Malay, Francis “Eg” White, Youthonix, Jonny Coffer, Timbaland, Fraser T. Smith, Emile Haynie, and Sampha.

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her sophomore album and follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via School Boy Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts productions from Mojam Music (Louisa Johnson), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato), Noel Zancanella (Leona Lewis), Stephan Moccio (Maty Noyes), Theron “Neff-U” Feemster (ZZ Ward), Kyle Shearer (Phoebe Ryan) and Fred Cox (Janelle Monae).

On the songwriting front, Kelly has worked with Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Molly Kate Kestner), Tayla Parx (Alina Baraz), Nate Campany (Starley), Fabienne Holloway (Chloe Leone), Daniel Nigro (Charlotte OC), Emily Warren (Dua Lipa) and Wayne Hector (Craig David).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Jimmy Napes’ works!

Tori Kelly teams with Lecrae for new single “I’ll Find You”

10 Jun

American singer/songwriter Tori Kelly has teamed with Christian hip hop artist Lecrae for new single “I’ll Reach You,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Sasha Sloan (Camila Cabello, Louis Tomlinson), Natalie Lauren (Chris Brown, Iggy Azalea) and Johnny Yukon (Trey Songz, Jennifer Lopez), with production credits from Justin “DJ Frank E” Franks (Charlie Puth, Toni Braxton) and Danny Majic (The Vamps, David Guetta).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly is expected to release her sophomore studio collection and follow-up 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via School Boy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts productions from Warren “Oak” Felder (Rihanna, Liam Payne), Noel Zancanella (Adele, Leona Lewis), Stephan Moccio (Fergie, Maty Noyes), Neff-U (Brandy, Mary J. Blige), Kyle Shearer (Tove Lo, Phoebe Ryan) and Fred Cox (RAYE, Janelle Monae).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie, Imani Williams), James “JHart” Abrahart (TLC, Little Mix), Tayla Parx (Tinashe, Alicia Keys), Nate Campany (LP, Carly Rae Jepsen), Fabienne Holloway (Grace Barker, Kiah Victoria), Daniel Nigro (Charlotte OC, Sky Ferreira) and Emily Warren (Dua Lipa, Sean Paul).

Stream the audio clip for “I’ll Reach You” below.

Tori Kelly teams with Warren “Oak” Felder for new project

26 May

American singer/songwriter Victoria Loren Kelly, professionally known as Tori Kelly, has teamed with Warren “Oak” Felder for a new project.

Felder is known for co-writing and producing Alessia Cara’s “Here,” Chris Brown’s “Superhuman,” Toni Braxton’s “Hands Tied,” Mayer Hawthorne’s “Her Favorite Song,” Jennifer Lopez’s “Expertease,” Usher’s “Good Kisser,” Britney Spears’ “Clumsy,” Trey Songz’s “Unusual,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Invincible,” Joe’s “Where You At,” and Ariana Grande’s “Break Your Heart Right Back.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Frankie Storm, Ilsey Juber, Tiffany Fred, Ester Dean, Candice Nelson, Delisha Thomas, Heather Bright, Ayak Thiik, Bianca Atterberry, Kalenna Harper, Jessyca Wilson, Ursula Yancy, Stacy Barthe, Kirby Lauryen, Priscilla Renea, Jenna Andrews, Chasity Nwagbara, Lyrica Anderson, Nikeshia Briscoe, Kelly Sheehan, and Sia Furler.

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile,” later this year via School Boy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from Noel Zancanella (Ellie Goulding), Stephan Moccio (Skylar Grey), Neff-U (Demi Lovato), Kyle Shearer (Phoebe Ryan) and Fred Cox (Janelle Monae).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Charlie Puth), Tayla Parx (Alicia Keys), Nate Campany (Carly Rae Jepsen), Fabienne Holloway (Kiah Victoria), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira) and Emily Warren (Dua Lipa).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Felder’s work!

Tori Kelly teams up with NEFF-U for new collaboration

5 Nov

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Tori Kelly has teamed up with NEFF-U for a new collaboration.

The record producer and songwriter – real name Theron Feemster – is known for his works with Justin Bieber (“I’ll Show You”), Mary J. Blige (“Work That”), Goapele (“Tears on My Pillow”) and Maxine Ashley (“By Your Side”).

Amongst the other artists NEFF-U has collaborated with are Brandy (“Say You Will”), Jojo (“Can’t Take That Away from Me”), LeToya Luckett (“Lady Love”), Keyshia Cole (“You Complete Me”) and Ne-Yo (“Sign Me Up”).

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her second studio collection next year via School Boy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional contributions from Stephan Moccio, Nate Campany, Daniel Nigro, Taylor Parks, Noel Zancanella, James “JHart” Abrahart, and Natasha Bedingfield.

Kelly’s first studio collection, 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Nobody Love,” “Should’ve Been Us” and “Hollow.”

Watch the music video for “Nobody Love” below.

Tori Kelly enlists Noel Zancanella for sophomore album

7 Oct

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Tori Kelly has enlisted Noel Zancanella for her upcoming sophomore album.

Zancanella recently co-wrote and co-produced OneRepublic’s “Wherever I Go” along with group members Ryan Tedder and Brent Kutzle.

His extensive resume boasts further works with Olly Murs (“Seasons”), Ellie Goulding (“Burn”), Ariana Grande (“Why Try”), Taylor Swift (“I Know Places”), Gwen Stefani (“Baby Don’t Lie”) and Demi Lovato (“Neon Lights”).

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her second studio collection next year via School Boy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Stephan Moccio, Nate Campany, Daniel Nigro, Taylor Parks, JHart, and Natasha Bedingfield.

Kelly’s first studio collection, 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Nobody Love,” “Should’ve Been Us” and “Hollow.”

Watch the music video for “Dear No One” below.

Taylor Parks hints at new collaboration with Tori Kelly

6 Oct

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Taylor Parks has hinted at a new collaboration with Tori Kelly.

“Me & @ToriKelly reunited in the studio today and it’s magical,” the singer-songwriter tweeted on Wednesday (October 05, 2016).

Parks is responsible for co-writing songs performed by Alicia Keys (“In Common”), Meghan Trainor (“Better”), Jojo (“Fuck Apologies”), Mariah Carey (“Infinity”) and Ariana Grande (“My Everything”).

She also contributed to the next projects by Demi Lovato [Safehouse], Bea Miller [Hollywood], Kesha [RCA], Fleur East [Syco], Hailee Steinfeld [Republic], Mollie King [Island] and Zara Larsson [Epic].

Meanwhile, no release date has been scheduled as-of-yet for Kelly’s upcoming sophomore studio collection under School Boy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Stephan Moccio (Jon Bellion), Nate Campany (Christina Aguilera), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira), JHart (Keith Urban), and Natasha Bedingfield (Imani Williams).

Kelly’s first studio collection, 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Nobody Love,” “Should’ve Been Us” and “Hollow.”

Watch the music video for “Should’ve Been Us” below.