Tag Archives: UMG

Stacy Barthe teases new collaboration with Tiwa Savage

16 Jan

Stacy Barthe has teased a new collaboration with Tiwa Savage.

“@TiwaSavage it’s one thing to be a fan but to be in your presence is a whole different thing. Can’t wait for the world to hear this magic. Thank you for everything!” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram.

Barthe is known for co-writing Beyonce’s “Brown Skin Girl,” Rihanna’s “Cheers,” Elle Varner’s “Kinda Love,” Alicia Keys’ “Limitedless,” Katy Perry’s “Hummingbird Heartbeat,” and Britney Spears’ “Blur.”

She has also contributed to the next releases by John Legend, Brandy, Sevyn Streeter, Usher, Mary J. Blige, Jojo, David Guetta, and H.E.R.

Meanwhile, Savage’s latest promotional single “Owo Mi Da” – which was produced by Moses Philips – is now available via via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming album is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music South Africa in partnership with Capitol Records and Motown Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Owo Mi Da” below.

 

Ella Eyre confirms new single “New Me”

13 Jan

Ella18

Ella Eyre has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “New Me” as her next promotional cut and will release it on January 16 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Eyre alongside Pablo Bowman of The Six (Little Mix, James Arthur) and Peter “Lostboy” Rycroft (Becky Hill, Claudia Valentina).

Eyre’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring the Banx & Ranx and Kiana Lede-assisted lead single “Mama” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Supa Dups, Di Genius, Linnea Sodahl, Jay Weathers, MNEK, Tre Jean-Marie, Chiara Hunter, Laconic, Andrew Wells, Natalie Dunn, DannyBoyStyles, Hitimpulse, Invisible Men, and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett.

Watch the music video for “Tell Your Mama” below.

 

Celeste releases new single “Stop This Flame”

9 Jan

American-English singer/songwriter Celeste Epiphany Waite, known monomymously as Celeste, has released her new single online.

“Stop This Flame” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was collectively produced by John Hill (Khalid, Demi Lovato) and Jamie Hartman (Lewis Capaldi, Rag’n’Bone Man).

Celeste’s upcoming (and yet-to-be-titled) debut album is expected to arrive later this year via Both Sides Records / Polydor Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Stop This Flame” below.

 

Arin Ray releases new EP “Phases II”

15 Dec

Arin Ray has released his new EP online.

“Phases II” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The EP includes singles “Change” (featuring Kehlani) and “A Seat,” as well as three new songs in the shape of “ZZZ,” “Don’t Chase” and “The Get Down.”

Among the musicians backing Ray on “Phases II” are The Rascals (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly), Babyface (Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey), Sir Dylan (The Weeknd, John Legend) and Lord Quest (Schoolboy Q, Talib Kweli).

On the songwriting and production front, Ray is known for helming K. Michelle’s “Ain’t You,” Jason Derulo’s “Love Like That,” Justin Skye’s “Back for More,” Jeremih’s “Feel Like Phil,” and Maeta’s “Be Mine.”

Stream “Phases II” below.

 

Raye enlists Kamille, Fraser T. Smith for new single “Please Don’t Touch”

13 Dec

Raye01

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, known mononymously as Raye, has delivered her new single online.

“Please Don’t Touch” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Raye alongside Camille “Kamille” Purcell (Sam Smith, Lianne La Havas) and Fraser T. Smith (Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre).

Raye’s upcoming project – featuring previous single “Love Me Again” (which was co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and prodcued by Fred Ball) – is expected to arrive early next year via Polydor Records.

As a songwriter, Raye is known for co-writing Beyonce’s “Bigger,” John Legend’s “A Good Night,” Ellie Goulding’s “Sixteen,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Capital Letters,” Madison Beer’s “Home With You,” and Justin Skye’s “Don’t Think About It.”

She also co-wrote “Hands on the Sink” for Louise alongside Fred Cox and Francis “Eg” White. The track appears on Louise’s upcoming album, “Heavy Love,” which will arrive on 17 January 2020 via Lil Lou Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Please Don’t Touch” below.

Selena Gomez confirms title, release date, tracklisting for new album

13 Dec

Selena01

Selena Gomez has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer, songwriter, and actress christened her next studio collection “Rare” and will release it 10 January 2020 via Interscope Records.

Lead singles “Look At Her Now” and “Lose You to Love Me” are now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The album also features songwriting contributions from Madison Emiko Love, Leland, Caroline Ailin, Justin Tranter, Julia Michaels, Sean Douglas, Breyan Isaac, Julie Frost, Amy Allen, Steph Jones, Bebe Rexha, Simon Wilcox, Jasmine Thompson, Scott Harris, Chloe Angelides, and Liza Owen.

On the production front, Gomez has worked with Mattman & Robin, Ian Kirkpatrick, Nolan Lambroza, Jason Evigan, Alex Hope, Billboard, Rami Yacoub, David Pramik, MNEK, Jon Bellion, and The Monsters & Strangerz.

See the tracklisting for “Rare” below.

(1) Rare / (2) Dance Again / (3) Look At Her Now / (4) Lose You to Love Me / (5) Ring / (6) Vulnerable / (7) People You Know / (8) Let Me Get Me / (9) Crowded Room (featuring 6lack) / (10) Kinda Crazy / (11) Fun / (12) Cut You Off / (13) A Sweeter Place (featuring Kid Kudi)

Amber Mark teams up with Marlon Roudette, Trey Campbell for new collaboration

8 Dec

American singer/songwriter Amber Mark has teamed up with Marlon Roudette and Trey Campbell for a new collaboration.

Roudette’s songwriting resume boasts works with Mabel (“Finders Keepers”), Jax Jones (“Ring Ring”), Sinead Harnett (“Unconditional”), Alex Clare (“Crazy to Love You”), Louisa Johnson (“Roads to Rome”), Siobhan Donaghey (“Twist of Fate”), Nico Santos (“Say You Won’t Go”) and SBTRKT (“I Feel Your Pain”).

Meanwhile, Campbell is responsible for co-writing Ella Mai’s “Gut Feeling,” Bebe Rexha’s “Atmosphere,” Banks’ “Look What You’re Doing to Me,” Maad’s “Black Ice,” Noah Cyrus’ “Sadness,” Gallant’s “Sharpest Edges,” Adam Lamber’s “Two Fux,” and Marsha Ambrosius’ “Flood.”

Amber’s most recent single “What If” – which was co-written and produced by Jeffrey “Jeff Gitty” Gitelman – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming and currently-untitled debut album – featuring further contributions from Mark Ralph, Two Inch Punch, Sarah Aarons, and Noah Breakfast – is expected to arrive early next year via Virgin EMI Records.

Stream the audio clip for “What If” below.