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Tiana Major9 teams up with Earthgang for new single “Collide”

11 Oct

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British singer/songwriter Tiana Major9 has teamed up with American hip hop duo Earthgang for new single “Collide,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Sonyae Elise alongside Stacy Barthe (Rihanna, Alicia Keys), Akil King (Beyonce, Teyana Taylor), Kaveh Rastegar (Bruno Mars, Sabrina Claudio) and Benny Cassette (Elle Varner, Keri Hilson).

“Collide” also marks the first promotional cut from the upcoming original motion picture soundtrack, “Queen & Slim,” which will arrive on November 8 via Universal Music Group / Motown Records.

The highly-anticipated collection features additional guest appearances from Ms. Lauryn Hill, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, Vince Staples featuring 6lack X Mereba, and Coast Contra featuring BJ The Chicago Kid and Syd.

Stream the audio clip for “Collide” below.

Olivia Dean premieres music video for new single “Password Change”

11 Oct

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Olivia Dean has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Password Change” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (October 11, 2019).

“Password Change” – which was co-written by Jonny Lattimer and produced by Oli Bayston – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

The track also marks the first promotional cut from Dean’s upcoming debut project under AMF Records / Virgin EMI Records, for which a title and release date is yet to be announced.

On the highly-anticipated collection, Dean has also worked with Anton Goransson, Isabella Sjostrand, Max Wolfgang, Emily Burns, Aston Rudi, Felix Joseph, Ed Thomas, Marlon Roudette, Fred Cox, and Jimmy Napes.

Watch the music video for “Password Change” below.

Bishop Briggs confirms details for new album “Champion”

11 Oct

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Bishop Briggs has confirmed the details for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her second studio collection “Champion” and will release it on November 8 via Island Records.

Current promotional single “Jekyll & Hide” – which was co-written by Briggs alongside Kristine “K. Flay” Flaherty and Joel Little – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2018’s “Church of Scars” features additional contributions from Jimmy Napes (Labrinth, Tori Kelly), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Rita Ora, Craig David), Wayne Hector (Mahalia, Emeli Sande), Jonny Coffer (Beyonce, Sam Smith) and John Newman (Paloma Faith, Jessie J).

See the tracklisting for “Champion” below.

(1) I Still Love You / (2) Can You Hear Me Now? / (3) Champion / (4) Tattooed On My Heart / (5) Someone Else / (6) Jekyll & Hide / (7) Lonely / (8) Wide / (9) My Shine / (10) I Tried

Diane Warren teases new collaboration with Jojo

10 Oct

Diane Warren has teased a new collaboration with Jojo.

“Reunited with one of the best singers in the game @iamjojo. Can’t wait till everyone hears this song!!! I told Toni Braxton after she sang “Unbreak My Heart” she was winning a Grammy for it and she did and Jojo will win one for this,” the legendary American songwriter posted to Instagram.

The pair previously teamed up on the tracks “Exceptional” and “Note to God,” taken from Jojo’s sophomore studio collection, “The High Road,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Warren’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Celine Dion (“Because You Loved Me”), Whitney Houston (“I Learned from the Best”), Christina Aguilera (“I Turn to You”), Britney Spears (“When Your Eyes Say It”), Beyonce (“I Was Here”), Rita Ora (“Grateful”) and Jennifer Hudson (“I’ll Fight”).

Meanwhile, Jojo is currently working on her upcoming fourth album, which will be released via Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from Lowell, Isabella Kearney Nurse, Jesse Thomas, Sebastian Kole, Lil Eddie, Stacy Barthe, Max Wolfgang, Diana Gordon, J. Que, Natalie Nunn, Caroline Ailin, Iain James, Steph Jones, and Myah Marie.

Stream the audio clip for “Exceptional” below.

 

Harloe enlists Fred Ball for new single “Rivers Run Dry”

2 Oct

American singer/songwriter Jessica Ashley Karpov, known mononymously as Harloe, has released her new single online.

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

The track was co-written and produced by Fred Ball, whose other credits include Toni Braxton’s “Please,” Mariah Carey’s “One Mo ‘Gen,” Raye’s “Love Me Again,” Justine Skye’s “Heaven,” Maeta’s “Babygirl,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Roses Gabor’s “Turkish Delight,” and Jessie Ware’s “Slow Me Down.”

Besides working on her upcoming debut project under Roc Nation Records, Harloe is also known for co-writing songs for Britney Spears (“Love Me Down”), Kelly Clarkson (“I Don’t Think About You”), Charli XCX’s “Secret (Shhh),” Kara Marni’s “Lose My Love,” and Deborah Cox’s “Kinda Miss You.”

Stream the audio clip for “Rivers Run Dry” below.

 

Maeta teams with Livvi Franc, Fred Ball for new single “Babygirl”

24 Sep

American singer/songwriter Maeta Hall, known mononymously as Maeta, has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Olivia “Livvi Franc” Waithe, whose other credits include Rihanna’s “What Now,” Britney Spears’ “Trouble for Me,” Ciara’s “Overdose,” Selena Gomez’s “Save the Day,” Leona Lewis’ “Shake You Up,” Kelly Clarkson’s “The War is Over,” and Zara Larsson’s “What They Say.”

Production duties on “Babygirl” were handled by Fred Ball, whose other credits include Toni Braxton’s “Please,” Mariah Carey’s “One Mo ‘Gen,” Raye’s “Love Me Again,” Justine Skye’s “Heaven,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Roses Gabor’s “Turkish Delight,” and Jessie Ware’s “Slow Me Down.”

Maeta’s debut project – featuring previous single “Be Mine” (which was also co-written by Livvi Franc alongside Arin Ray and Derrus Rachel and produced by Jason Pounds) – is expected to arrive later this year via Roc Nation Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Babygirl” below.

 

Sam Smith enlists Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt for new collaboration

19 Sep

British singer/songwriter Samuel Frederick Smith, known professionally as Sam Smith, has enlisted Ali Tamposi and Andrew Watt for a new collaboration.

The songwriting production duo recently helmed “Liar” by Camila Cabello alongside Jordan Johnson and Stefan Johnson of The Monsters & Strangerz. The track – which samples Lionel Richie’s “All Night Long” and Ace of Base’s “All That She Wants” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Other notable credits by Tamposi and Wyatt are Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s “Senorita,” Cardi B’s “Through Your Phone,” Rita Ora and Liam Payne’s “For You,” Charlotte Lawrence’s “Why Do You Love Me,” Marshmello and Selena Gomez’s “Wolves,” DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber’s “Let Me Love You,” and The Chainsmokers and Bebe Rexha’s “Call You Mine.”

Meanwhile, Smith is expected to release his upcoming third album – featuring singles “Dancing With a Stranger” (with Normani) and “How Do You Sleep?” – later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill Of It All” boasts further contributions from Ryan Tedder (Beyonce, Charlie Puth), Louis Bell (Halsey, Post Malone), Amy Allen (Dinah Jane, Jon Bellion), Two Inch Punch (Sinead Harnett, Becky Hill), Kamille (Mabel, Lianne La Havas) and Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, Craig David).

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