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Ariana Grande delivers fourth studio collection “Sweetener”

17 Aug

Ariana Grande has delivered her fourth studio collection online.

“Sweetener” – including singles “No Tears Left to Cry,” “The Light is Coming” and “God is a Woman” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Dangerous Woman” boasts songwriting contributions from Savan Kotecha, Victoria Monet, Maxine Ashley, Kim “Kaydence” Krysiuk, Peter Svensson, and Rickard Goransson.

On the production front, Grande has teamed up with Max Martin, Pharrell Williams, Hit-Boy, Tommy Brown, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Michael Foster, Charles Anderson, and Brian Malik Baptiste.

Stream “Sweetener” below.

Nicki Minaj unleashes new album “Queen”

11 Aug

Nicki Minaj has unleashed her fourth studio collection.

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

The follow-up to 2014’s “The Pinkprint” boasts guest appearances from Foxy Brown (“Coco Chanel”), The Weeknd (“Thought I Knew You”), Ariana Grande (“Bed”), Future (“Sir”), Swae Lee (“Chun Swae”), Lil Wayne (“Rich Sex”) and Eminem & Labrinth (“Majesty”).

On the songwriting and production front, Minaj has worked with Cirkut, Starrah, J. Reid, Boi-1da, Supa Dups, Ben Billions, LunchMoney Lewis, Murda Beatz, Sevn Thomas, Metro Boomin, Rasool Diaz, Mike WiLL Made It, JMike, Kane Beatz, Frank Dukes, Christopher Braide, and Mel & Mus.

Stream the audio clip for “Queen” below.

 

Dolapo unleashes debut single “Blink of An Eye”

9 Aug

British singer/songwriter Dolapo Renner, known mononymously as Dolapo, has unleashed her debut single online.

“Blink of An Eye” – which was written by Dolapo alongside Nadia Johansson and Anton Hard af Segerstad – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Dolapo’s upcoming project – reportedly featuring additional alliances with Mojam Music, Eddy Atlantis, Corey Sanders, Knightstarr, and Maestro Tha Baker – is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Blink of An Eye” below.

Marlon Roudette teases new collaboration with Zara Larsson

8 Aug

Marlon Roudette has teased a new collaboration with Zara Larsson.

“She survived two long days in the studio with us and she’s still smiling. Big thanks @ZaraLarsson,” the British-Vincentian recording artist posted to Instagram on Wednesday (August 08, 2018).

Roudette’s songwriting resume boasts works with Sinead Harnett (“Unconditional”), Louisa Johnson (“Road to Rome”), Siobhan Donaghy (“Twist of Fate”), Jax Jones (“Ring Ring”) and Mabel McVey (“Finders Keepers”).

Besides working on his upcoming third studio collection under Island Records UK, the “New Age” singer has also contributed to the next projects by Zak Abel, Dan Caplen, Sinead Harnett, and Liam Payne.

Meanwhile, Larsson is expected to release her upcoming album and follow-up to 2017’s “So Good” later this year via TEN Music Group / Epic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Goldfingers, Jordan Riley, Max McElligott, Carassius Gold, Andrew Wells, Grades, Digital Farm Animals, Cass Lowe, Rami Yacoub, and Electric.

Watch the music video for “Ultra Love” below.

 

 

Nick Jonas taps Kamille for new collaboration

7 Aug

American singer/songwriter Nick Jonas has tapped the songwriting services of fellow recording artist Kamille for an upcoming project.

Kamille’s recent credits include Clean Bandit’s “Solo,” Louisa Johnson’s “Yes,” Jess Glynne’s “I’ll Be There,” Mist’s “Wish Me Well,” James Arthur’s “You Deserve Better,” and Don Diablo’s “Give Me Love.”

Her current single “Emotional” – which was co-written and produced by Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, Jonas’ upcoming album and follow-up to 2016’s “Last Year Was Complicated” is expected to arrive soon via Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Cass Lowe, Skylar Grey, Jason Evigan, Harloe, Sebastian Kole, Whitney Phillips, Jesse Saint John, Steve Mac, Warren “Oak” Felder,  and Julian Bunetta.

Fans of Kamille’s songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Little Mix, Olly Murs, Marina Diamandis, Louis Tomlinson, Ray BLK, Mali-Koa, Ella Henderson, John Newman, Mullally, and Rihanna.

Watch the music video for “Emotional” below.

Ella Mai unleashes new promotional single “Trip”

3 Aug

Ella Mai has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Trip” – which was written by Mai alongside Varren Wade and Dijon “DJ Mustard” McFarlane – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mai’s debut album – featuring previous singles “Naked” and “Boo’d Up” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via DJ Mustard’s label 10 Summers Records in partnership with Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Diane Warren, Tre Jean-Marie, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Caroline Ailin, and Raoul “Diztortion” Chen.

Stream the audio clip for “Trip” below.

Ellie Goulding hits the studio with Jason Evigan for new collaboration

1 Aug

British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding has recorded new music with Jason Evigan for her upcoming fourth album.

Alongside regular collaborating partner Gian Stone, Evigan has recently co-written and produced cuts for Maroon 5 (“Girls Like You”), Chromeo (“Must’ve Been”), Keith Urban (“Same Heart”), Bebe Rexha (“Ferrari”), Rachel Platten (“Whole Heart”)and Fifth Harmony (“Lonely Night”).

Besides his own artist project Elephant Heart, Evigan has also contributed to the next releases by Louis Tomlinson, Ina Wroldsen, Mullally, Jason Mraz, Lennon Stella, Marina Diamandis, Jessie Reyez, Nick Jonas, Rita Ora, and Zhu.

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 productions and songwriting contributions from The 23rd, Noel Zancanella, Jamie Hartman, MoZella, Justin Tranter, Starsmith, Ilsey Juber, and Nate Campany.

Stream the audio clip for Elephant Heart’s “HIYA” below.