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Teyana Taylor liberates sophomore album “K.T.S.E.”

23 Jun

Teyana Taylor has liberated her sophomore album online.

“K.T.S.E.” – which is an acronym for “Keep That Same Energy” – is now available is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “VII” marks the final of five weekly albums produced by Kanye West in the “Wyoming Sessions,” following Pusha T’s “Daytona,” West’s “Ye” and “Kids See Ghosts” with Kid Kudi, and Nas’ “Nasir.”

On the highly-anticipated project, Taylor has also worked with producers and songwriters including Rodney Jerkins, Eric Bellinger, Mike Dean, Che Pope, Noah Goldstein, Mark Batson, Uforo Ebong, BoogzDaBeast, and Nova Wav.

Stream “K.T.S.E.” below.

Justine Skye hits the studio with The Rascals, Talay Riley

23 Jun

American singer/songwriter Justine Skye has enlisted the production and songwriting services of The Rascals and Talay Riley.

Composed of Leon Thomas and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes, The Rascals are responsible for co-writing and producing Jessie Reyez’s “Body Count,” Zendaya’s “Something New,” Ariana Grande’s “Baby I,” Jessica Mauboy’s “Can I Get a Moment?,” Samantha Jade’s “Shake That” and RaVaughn’s “Best Friend.”

Meanwhile, Riley’s songwriting resume boasts works with Craig David (“Talk to Me”), H.E.R. (“Lights On”), Khalid (“Young, Dumb & Broke”), Chris Brown (“Rock Your Body”), Kelela (“All the Way Down”), Britney Spears (“Clumsy”), Nick Jonas (“Levels”) and Dua Lipa (“Last Dance”).

Skye’s debut album “Ultraviolet” – featuring singles “Back for More,” “Don’t Think About It” and “U Don’t Know” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream “Ultraviolet” below.

Demi Lovato unleashes new promotional single “Sober”

22 Jun

Demi Lovato has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Sober” – which was written Lovato alongside Sam Romans, Tushar Apte, and Mark “M-Phazes” Landon – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track is slotted for inclusion on Lovato’s upcoming seventh album under Safehouse Records, Hollywood Records, and Island Records.

Her previous studio collection, 2017’s “Say You Love Me,” debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and peaked to number five on the UK Albums Chart.

She also provided guest vocals on the latest releases by Clean Bandit (“Solo”), Christina Aguilera (“Fall in Line”) and DJ Khaled (“I Believe”).

Stream the audio clip for “Sober” below.

Daya releases new promotional single “Safe”

22 Jun

American singer/songwriter Grace Martine Tandon, known professionally as Daya, has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Laleh Pourkarim, whose other credits include Demi Lovato’s “Stone Cold,” Tori Kelly’s “Should’ve Been Us,” Ellie Goulding’s “Lost and Found,” and Shawn Mendes’ “Like This.”

Production duties on “Safe” were handled by Joel Little, who is also responsible for Lorde’s “Royals,” Khalid’s “Young, Dumb & Broke,” Imagine Dragons’ “Whatever it Takes,” and Bebe Rexha’s “The Way I Are (Dance With Somebody).”

Daya’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring previous promotional single “New” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Interscope Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Safe” below.

Ariana Grande teams with Nicki Minaj, Pharrell Williams for new single “The Light is Coming”

20 Jun

Ariana Grande has released her new promotional single online.

“The Light is Coming” – featuring regular collaborator Nicki Minaj – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written and produced by Pharrell Williams, whose recent credits include The Carters’ “Apeshit,” Justin Timberlake’s “Supplies,” Migos’ “Stir Fry,” and Camila Cabello’s “Sangria Wine.”

Grande’s fourth album “Sweetner” – featuring previous single “No Tears Left to Cry” – is scheduled to arrive on August 17 via Republic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “The Light is Coming” below.

Ariana Grande unwraps artwork for new album “Sweetner”

19 Jun

Ariana Grande has unwrapped the artwork for her upcoming fourth album, “Sweetner,” which will arrive later this year via Republic Records.

Current promotional single “No Tears Left to Cry” – which was co-written by regular collaborators Savan Kotecha, Max Martin and Ilya Salmanzadeh – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Grande’s previous studio collection, 2016’s “Dangerous Woman,” topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also spawned singles including “Side to Side” and “Into You.”

Watch the music video for “No Tears Left to Cry” below.

Mabel McVey teams up with Jax Jones for new single “Ring Ring”

16 Jun

Mabel McVey has teamed up with Jax Jones for his new single “Ring Ring,” which is scheduled to arrive on June 22nd via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Kamille (David Guetta, Bebe Rexha), Marlon Roudette (Liam Payne, Sinead Harnett), MNEK (Beyonce, Christina Aguilera) and Mark Ralph (Clean Bandit, Years & Years).

As mentioned in earlier posts, McVey’s upcoming debut album – featuring current promotional single “Fine Line” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts contributions from The Electric, Pawws, Jordan Riley, Lostboy, Dan Caplen, Bless Beats, Olivia Deano, Corey Sanders, Oscar Scheller, Fraser T. Smith, and Jonny Coffer.

Watch the music video for “Fine Line” below.