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Taya collaborates with Starsmith, Al Shux for debut project

4 Oct

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British singer/songwriter Taya has added Starsmith and Al Shux to the list of contributors for her upcoming project.

Starsmith – born Finlay Dow-Smith – recently co-wrote and / or produced songs for Kwabs (“Fight for Love”), Jess Glynne (“Hold My Hand”), M.O (“Preach”), Ella Eyre (“Don’t Follow Me”) and Mika (“Staring at the Sun”).

Meanwhile notable songwriting and production credits by Al Shux include Ella Henderson’s “Mirror Man” [Syco], Ginny Blackmore’s “Under My Feet” [Sony] and Lianne La Havas’ “What You Don’t Do” [Atlantic].

Taya’s upcoming first project – featuring lead single “Got Me Wondering” – is expected to be released later this year through Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Snakehips (Vanessa White), Nicola Roberts (Joel Compass), T- Minus (Kelly Rowland), Ina Wroldsen (Britney Spears) and James Newman (Little Mix).

Watch the music video for “Got Me Wondering” below.

Taya records new music with James Newman

25 Sep

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Taya has recorded new music with James Newman.

Newman recently co-wrote “Lay It All On Me” for Rudimental along with Jonny “Ghostwriter” Harris. The Ed Sheeran-assisted track is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Atlantic Records.

Other notable songwriting credits by Newman include Little Mix’s “Love Me Like You” [Syco Music], Calvin Harris’ “Blame” f/ John Newman [Columbia Records] and Jess Glynne’s “No Rights, No Wrongs” [Atlantic Records].

Meanwhile, Taya is expected to release her first project – featuring lead single “Got Me Wondering” – later this year through Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features alliances with Nicola Roberts (Cheryl, Joel Compass), Snakehips (Vanessa White, Sinead Harnett), Ina Wroldsen (Shakira, Demi Lovato) and T-Minus (Drake, Kelly Rowland).

Watch the music video for “Got Me Wondering” below.

Taya unveils music video for new single “Got Me Wondering”

29 Jul

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Taya has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Got Me Wondering” to her official YouTube channel on Tuesday (July 28, 2015).

Production duties on “Got Me Wondering” were handled by Toddla T, whose other credits include Roll Deep [Relentless Records], Roots Manuva [Big Dada Recordings] and Tinchy Stryder [Island Records].

Meanwhile, Taya’s upcoming EP is scheduled to be released later this year through Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project features additional alliances with Snakehips (Tory Lanez, Sinead Harnett), Mike “Scribz” Riley (Tove Lo, Nathan Sykes), Starsmith (Ellie Goulding, Jess Glynne) and T-Minus (Nicki Minaj, Kelly Rowland).

Watch the music video for “Got Me Wondering” – now available for download from iTunes (UK) – below.

Elijah Blake hits the studio with Pharrell Williams for debut album

20 Feb

Singer/songwriter Elijah Blake – real name Sean Fenton – has enlisted Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes for his upcoming debut album, scheduled for release later this year via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Records.

Williams is known for producing hit singles such as “I’m a Slave 4 U” by Britney Spears [Sony Music Entertainment / Jive Records], “Hella Good” by No Doubt [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records] and “Like I Love You” by Justin Timberlake [Sony Music Entertainment / Jive Records].

He also confirmed placements on the next albums by Beyonce Knowles [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], Lauriana Mae [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and Leah LaBelle [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records].

Meanwhile, other musicians backing Elijah Blake on the still-untitled project are Ernest “No I.D.” Wilson (Toni Braxton, Melanie Fiona), Salaam Remi (Meleni Smith, Amy Winehouse), Nathan “Happy” Perez (Frank Ocean, Neon Hitch), Warren “Oak” Felder (Chris Brown, Keri Hilson), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Chrisette Michele, Marsha Ambrosius), Tyler “T-Minus” Williams (Keyshia Cole, Nicki Minaj) and Wesley “Diplo” Pentz (Justin Bieber, Usher Raymond).

Kelly Rowland confirms new album title ‘Talk a Good Game’

11 Feb

Kelly Rowland has renamed her upcoming fourth album.

Originally christened as “Year of the Woman,” the follow-up to 2011’s “Here I Am” is now entitled “Talk a Good Game.” The new project will be released later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

New single “Kisses Down Low” was co-written by Planet 6: Theron & Timothy Thomas (Miley Cyrus, Keri Hilson) and produced by Michael “Mike WiLL Made It” Phillips (Brandy Norwood, Lana Del Rey).

Other producers backing Rowland on “Talk a Good Game” are Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis (Janet Jackson, Usher Raymond), Noel “Detail” Fisher (Christina Aguilera, Lil Wayne), Tyler “T-Minus” Williams (Ciara, Melanie Fiona) and Kenneth “Soundz” Coby (Justin Bieber, LeToya Luckett).

Songwriters include Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Britney Spears, Nicole Scherzinger), Joseph “Lonny” Bereal (Jamie Foxx, Chris Brown), Amber “Sevyn” Streeter (Estelle Swaray, Trey Songz), Sean “Elijah Blake” Fenton (Rihanna, Marsha Ambrosius) and Durrell “Tank” Babbs (Fantasia, Toni Braxton).

Kelly Rowland teams up with Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel for new album

2 Dec

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Singer/songwriter Kelly Rowland has teamed up with Warren “Oak” Felder and Andrew “Pop” Wansel for her upcoming third album, “Year of the Woman,” which is due in 2013 via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Recent credits by the songwriting and production duo include “Where’s the Fun in Forever” by Miguel [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], “Numb” by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings] and “Fire We Make” by Alicia Keys [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].

They also confirmed placements on the next albums by Jordin Sparks [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Marsha Ambrosius [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Miley Cyrus [Disney Music Group / Hollywood Records] and Jazmine Sullivan [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].

Meanwhile, the new collection by Kelly Rowland will boast further productions from Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis (Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey), The Runners: Andrew Harr & Jermaine Jackson (Tamia Washington, Keyshia Cole), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Enrique Iglesias, Beyonce Knowles), Tyler “T-Minus” Williams (Melanie Fiona, Nicki Minaj), Kenneth “Soundz” Coby (Usher Raymond, Justin Bieber), Noel “Detail” Fisher (Christina Aguilera, Lil Wayne), Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg (Kylie Minogue, Cassie Ventura) and Da Internz: Marcos Palacios & Ernest Clark (Tamar Braxton, John Legend).

Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis grace new album by Kelly Rowland

20 Nov

Singer/songwriter Kelly Rowland has teamed up with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis for her upcoming fourth album, “Year of the Woman,” which is due in early 2013 via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The legendary songwriting and production duo are responsible for hits including “Dance With My Father” by Celine Dion [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], “All for You” by Janet Jackson [EMI Music Group / Virgin Records] and “Thank God I Found You” by Mariah Carey featuring Joe & 98 Degrees [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].

Meanwhile, the new collection by Kelly Rowland is confirmed to boast further productions from Da Internz: Marcos Palacios & Ernest Clark (Tamar Braxton, Jordin Sparks), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Whitney Houston, Enrique Iglesias), Noel “Detail” Fisher (Lil Wayne, Christina Aguilera), Eric Hudson (Bridget Kelly, Jamie Foxx), Tyler “T-Minus” Williams (Melanie Fiona, Nicki Minaj), Kenneth “Soundz” Coby (Justin Bieber, Usher Raymond) and The Runners: Andrew Harr & Jermaine Jackson (Tamia Washington, Keyshia Cole).

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2011’s “Here I Am.” That release debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also yielded four hit singles in the shape of “Motivation,” “Lay It on Me,” “Commander,” “Keep It Between Us” and “Down for Whatever.”