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Mae Muller shares music video for new single “Busy Tone”

15 Dec

Mae Muller has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Busy Tone” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (December 14, 2018).

Production duties on “Busy Tone” were handled by regular collaborator Two Inch Punch, who is also responsible for Kali Uchis’s “Dead to Me,” Dan Caplen’s “Two Fingers,” Anne-Marie’s “Boy,” Jessie Ware’s “Say You Love Me,” Moko’s “With You,” Sam Smith’s “Money on My Mind,” and Ella Eyre’s “Deeper.”

Muller’s current project “Frankly” – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from Oscar Scheller, Tom Aspaul, Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya, and Tony Esterly – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Busy Tone” below.

Ariana Grande releases new promotional single “Imagine”

15 Dec

Ariana Grande has released her new promotional single online.

“Imagine” – which was collectively produced by Andrew “Pop” Wansel and Nathan “Happy” Perez – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Grande alongside fellow recording artist Priscilla Renea, whose songwriting resume boasts additional works with Mariah Carey (“Caution”), Kelly Clarkson (“Love So Soft”), Fifth Harmony (“Worth It”), Rihanna (“California King Bed”) and Chris Brown (“Don’t Wake Me Up”).

Grande’s upcoming fifth studio collection and follow-up to “Sweetener” – featuring international hit single “Thank U, Next” – is scheduled to arrive next year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Imagine” below.

Teyana Taylor premieres “Gonna Luv Me” Wu-Mix Video

15 Dec

Teyana Taylor has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The self-directed clip for “Gonna Love Me” – featuring Ghostface Killah, Method Man, and Raekwon – was posted to the American singer, songwriter, and actress’ YouTube channel on Friday (December 14, 2018).

The track was co-written by Taylor alongside Denisia “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney of Nova Wav, who are also responsible for Beyonce’s “Shining,” Tinashe’s “Ooh La La,” Kehlani’s “Crzy,” Britney Spears’s “Hard to Forget Ya,” and Kelly Clarkson’s “Whole Lotta Woman.”

Production duties on “Gonna Love Me” – taken from Taylor’s latest studio collection “K.T.S.E.” (which is an acronym for Keep That Same Energy) – were collectively handled by Kanye West (Alicia Keys, Janet Jackson), Mike Dean (Madonna, Sky Ferreira) and Noah Goldstein (Drake, Christina Aguilera).

Watch the music video for “Gonna Love Me” – which is dedicated to the dearly departed Kim Porter – below.

Samantha Mumba – Woman

12 Dec

“Woman” is the shelved sophomore album by Irish singer/songwriter Samantha Mumba. It was supposed to be released in 2002 via Polydor Records following her UK top 10 single “I’m Right Here.” However, Mumba has since confirmed she was unable to release any new material due to contract restrictions following the restructure of Polydor, which resulted in her being dropped.

On the follow-up to 2000’s “Gotta Tell You,” Mumba has worked with producers Bloodshy & Avant (Madonna, Britney Spears), Arnthor Birggisson (Christina Milian, Leona Lewis), Anders Bagge (Robyn, Jessica Simpson), Stargate (Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez) and Mark Taylor (Enrique Iglesias, Kylie Minogue).

Among the songwriters she has collaborated with on the album are Kandi Burruss (TLC, Destiny’s Child), Nina Woodford (Alesha Dixon, Nelly Furtado), Karen Poole (David Guetta, Janet Jackson), Michelle Bell (Blu Cantrell, Mary J. Blige) and Paul Barry (LeAnn Rimes, James Bay).

For those who were seeking the songwriting and production credits for Mumba’s “Woman” album, hope you find this post helpful!

  • I’m Right Here (Kandi Burruss, Christian “Bloodshy” Karlsson, Pontus “Avant” Winnberg, Henrik Jonback)
  • You’re My Boo (Kandi Burruss, Arnthor Birgisson, Anders Bagge)
  • Put Your Money on Me (Karen Poole, Sebastian Nylund, Arnthor Birgisson, Anders Bagge)
  • Wet n’ Wild (Samantha Mumba, Karen Poole, Arnthor Birgisson, Anders Bagge)
  • Wow! (Nina Woodford, Christian “Bloodshy” Karlsson, Pontus “Avant” Winnberg, Henrik Jonback)
  • Nobody Knows (Michelle Bell, Arnthor Birgisson, Anders Bagge)
  • Relationships (Michelle Bell, Christian “Bloodshy” Karlsson, Pontus “Avant” Winnberg)
  • Untouchable (Stargate – Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Hallgeir Rustan)
  • Read My Mind (Paul Barry, Mark Taylor, Steven Torch)
  • Can You Deliver? (Anna-Lena Margaretha Hogdahl, David Eriksen)
  • Point of You (Stargate – Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Hallgeir Rustan)

Mae Muller confirms details for debut project

30 Nov

Mae Muller has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut project.

The British singer/songwriter christened her first mini-collection “Frankly” and will release it on December 7th via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Current promotional single “Pull Up” – which was collectively produced by Benash and John Foyle – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters and producers backing Muller on the “Frankly E.P.” are Benjamin “Two Inch Punch” Ash (Sam Smith, Ella Eyre), Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya (Lennon Stella, Demi Lovato), Oscar Scheller (Dan Caplen, Mabel McVey) and Tom Aspaul (Celeste Waite, Tamera Foster).

Stream the audio clip for “Pull Up” below.

Ellie Goulding hits the studio with Steve Mac for new collaboration

22 Nov

Ellie Goulding has teamed up with Steve Mac for a new collaboration.

Born Steven McCutcheon, the British record producer and songwriter’s recent credits include Little Mix’s “Woman Like Me,” Anne-Marie’s “2002,” Jess Glynne’s “Thursday,” Craig David’s “Brand New,” Olly Murs’s “Moves,” Max George’s “Barcelona,” and Celine Dion’s “Ashes.”

Mac has also worked with top songwriters including Wayne Hector, Lindy Robbins, Ammar Malik, Ina Wroldsen, Ed Drewett, Karen Poole, Ross Golan, Amy Wadge, Claude Kelly, Julie Frost, August Rigo, and Chelcee Grimes.

Meanwhile, Goulding is scheduled to release the follow-up to 2015’s “Delirium” later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from The 23rd, Kamille, Noel Zancanella, Jamie Hartman, MoZella, Justin Tranter, Starsmith, Ilsey Juber, Nate Campany, Jason Evigan, and Gian Stone.

Goulding’s current promotional single “Close to Me” – which was co-written by Savan Kotecha and Peter Svensson and collectively produced by Diplo and Ilya Salmanzadeh – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “Close to Me” below.

 

Kiana Lede drafts Bryan Michael Cox for new collaboration

15 Nov

Kiana Lede has drafted Bryan Michael Cox for a new collaboration.

Cox is responsible for co-writing and producing Mariah Carey’s “I Stay in Love,” Toni Braxton’s “Just Be a Man About It,” Mya’s “Life’s Too Short,” Nivea’s “Don’t Mess With My Man,” Aaliyah’s “Come Over,” Monica’s “U Should’ve Known Better,” and Tamar Braxton’s “Pieces.”

Fans of Cox’s songwriting and production works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Jojo [Interscope Records], Mack Wilds [Empire], Kehlani [Atlantic Records], Usher [RCA Records] and Trey Songz [Atlantic Records].

Meanwhile, Lede’s debut mini-album “Selfless” – featuring 7 songs in the shape of “Get in the Way,” “Shame,” “Show Love,” “Ex,” “Wicked Games,” “Take it All” and “Fairplay” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “Fairplay” below.