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

13 Dec

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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

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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.

 

Teyana Taylor unleashes new single “We Got Love”

6 Dec

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Teyana Taylor has unleashed her new single online.

“We Got Love” – which samples The Younghearts’ “We’ve Got Love (You Better Believe It)” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Denisia “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney of Nova Wav, who previously teamed up with Taylor on “K.T.S.E.” singles “Gonna Love Me,” “Issues / Hold On” and “WTP.”

Production duties on “We Got Love” were collectively handled by Kanye West alongside Boogz Da Beast (Dave East, John Legend), E*vax (Jay-Z, Kid Kudi), Mike Dean (Madonna, Christina Aguilera), Seven Aurelius (Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey) and Johan Lenox (Nas, Alessia Cara).

Taylor’s upcoming, and currently untitled, album – featuring previous singles “How You Want It?” and “Morning” – is expected to arrive later this year via Getting Out of Your Dreams / Def Jam Recordings.

Stream the audio clip for “We Got Love” below.

 

Mabel shares music video for new single “Loneliest Time of Year”

6 Dec

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Mabel has shared the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Loneliest Time of Year” to her Vevo channel on Friday (06 December 2019).

The track was co-written by Kamille “Kamille” Purcell (Sam Smith, Lianne La Havas), Nayla “Sillkey” Nyassa (Ray BLK, Jaz Karis), Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Kelis, Christina Aguilera) and Tre Jean-Marie (Ella Eyre, Paloma Faith).

Mabel’s debut studio album, “High Expectations,” was released in August this year via Polydor Records. The collection peaked to number three on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Don’t Call Me Up” and “Mad Love.”

Watch the music video for “Loneliest Time of Year” below.

The Weeknd premieres music video for new single “Heartless”

4 Dec

The Weeknd has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The Anton Tammi-directed clip for “Heartless” was posted to the Canadian artist’s Vevo channel on Tuesday (03 December 2019).

The track was written by The Weeknd alongside Andre “Dre Moon” Proctor (Teyana Taylor, Jennifer Lopez), Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese (Alicia Keys, Majid Jordan) and Leland “Metro Boomin” Wayne (Tinashe, Dua Lipa).

As mentioned in various media outlets, The Weeknd’s upcoming, and currently untitled, fourth studio album – featuring next single “Blinding Lights” – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

The highly-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Starboy,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Starboy,” “I Feel It Coming,” “Party Monster” and “Reminder.”

Watch the music video for “Heartless” below.

The Weeknd releases new single “Heartless”

27 Nov

Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer Abel Tesfaye (known professionally as The Weeknd) has released his new single online.

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

The track was written by The Weeknd alongside Andre “Dre Moon” Proctor (Teyana Taylor, Jennifer Lopez), Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese (Alicia Keys, Majid Jordan) and Leland “Metro Boomin” Wayne (Tinashe, Dua Lipa).

As mentioned in various media outlets, The Weeknd’s upcoming, and currently untitled, fourth studio album – featuring next single “Blinding Lights” – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

The highly-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Starboy,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Starboy,” “I Feel It Coming,” “Party Monster” and “Reminder.”

Stream the audio clip for “Heartless” below.