Tag Archives: Universal Music Group

Ella Mai announces details for new single “Not Another Love Song”

25 Sep

Ella Mai has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter dubbed “Not Another Love Song” as her next promotional cut and will release it on October 2nd via iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, Google Music and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Not Another Love Song” was written by Mai alongside Varren Wade, while production duties were handled by Boi-1da, Jahaan Sweet, and The Rascals (aka Leon Thomas III and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes).

Mai’s upcoming sophomore album – which reportedly features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Organized Noize, Johnta Austin, Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, and Jonah Christian – is expected to arrive later this year via 10 Summers / Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “Trip” below.

Toni Braxton releases new album “Spell My Name”

28 Aug

American singer, songwriter, and actress Toni Braxton has released her tenth studio album online.

“Spell My Name” – featuring singles “Do It,” “Gotta Move On” and “Dance” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, Google Music and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2018’s “Sex & Cigarettes” also boasts songwriting contributions from Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Antonio Dixon, Patrick “J.Que” Smith, Bibi Bourelly, Kenneth “Soundz” Coby, Dapo Torimiro, Angelica Vila, Christopher Braide, Tyler Johnson, Kirby Lauryen, and Jeremy “Jeremih” Felton.

Stream “Spell My Name” below.

Celeste premieres music video for new single “Little Runaway”

26 Aug

Celeste has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Sophie Jones-directed clip for “Little Runaway” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Tuesday (25 August 2020).

“Little Runaway” was written by Celeste alongside Gary Go (Rihanna, Kylie Minogue) and Jamie Hartman (Yuna, Jennifer Hudson), while the song was collectively produced by TMS (John Legend, Ella Eyre) and Tommy Danvers (Nabiha, Paloma Faith).

Celeste’s upcoming self-titled debut album – featuring previous singles “I Can See the Change,” “Stop This Flame” and “Strange” – is scheduled to arrive on September 4th via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Watch the music video for “Little Runaway” below.

Tiana Major9 premieres music video for new single “Think About You”

18 Aug

Tiana Major9 has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Think About You” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Tuesday (18 August 2020).

“Think About You” was written by Tiana Major9 alongside Kaveh Rastegar, Benedetto “Benn Good” Rotondi, Kassa “Prgrshn” Alexander, Josh Lopez, Cameron Bloomfield, and Jerome Williams.

Tiana’s latest project “At Sixes and Sevens” – featuring singles “Collide” and “Lucky” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, Google Music and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Think About You” below.

Toni Braxton announces details for new album “Spell My Name”

31 Jul

Toni Braxton has announced the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her tenth studio album, “Spell My Name,” and will release it on 28 August 2020 via Island Records.

Current single “Dance” – which was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Antonio Dixon – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2018’s “Sex & Cigarettes,” which peaked to number twenty-two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Deadwood” and “As Long As I Live.”

See the tracklisting for “Spell My Name” below.

(1) Dance / (2) Do It (with Missy Elliott) / (3) Gotta Move On (with H.E.R.) / (4) Fallin’ / (5) Spell My Name / (6) O.V.E.Rr. / (7) Happy Without Me / (8) Saturday Night / (9) Do It / (10) Nothin’

Ella Eyre releases new single “Careless”

31 Jul

British singer/songwriter Ella Eyre has released her new single online.

“Careless” – which was co-written by Eyre, Natalie Dunn and Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji alongside Canadian production duo Yannick Rastogi and Zacharie Raymond of Banx & Ranx – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Eyre’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring previous singles “Dreams,” “L.O.V.E,” “New Me” and “Mama” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” reportedly reportedly boasts additional contributions from Supa Dups, Di Genius, MNEK, Tre Jean-Marie, Laconic, Andrew Wells, DannyBoyStyles, and Invisible Men.

Stream the audio clip for “Careless” below.

Teyana Taylor delivers third studio collection “The Album”

19 Jun

American singer, songwriter, and actress Teyana Taylor has released her third studio collection online.

“The Album” – featuring singles “How You Want It?,” “Morning,” “We Got Love,” “Made It,” “Bare with Me” and “Wake Up Love” –  is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2018’s “K.T.S.E.” boasts songwriting contributions from APLUS (aka Anesha and Antea Birchett), Eric Bellinger, Nija Charles, Bibi Bourelly, and Nova Wav (aka Denisia Andrews and Brittany Coney).

Album producers include Ayo & Keyz, DJ Camper, Cardiak, Swiff D, Murda Beatz, Louis Gold, Tune Da Rula, Scribz Riley, BongoByTheWay, Wallis Lane, Sean Momberger, Bizness Boi, Timbaland, Hitmaka, Seven Aurelius, Johan Lennox, Boogz Da Beast, Mike Dean, and Kanye West.

Stream “The Album” below.

Tiana Major9 releases new single “Lucky”

19 Jun

British singer/songwriter Tiana Thomas, known professionally as Tiana Major9, has released her new single online.

“Lucky” – which was written by Tiana Major9 alongside Jeffrey “Jeff Gitty” Gitelman and Kassa “Prgrshn” Alexander – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming outlets.

Tiana’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous single “Think About You” – is expected to arrive later this year via Motown Records.

The still-untitled project yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Benn Good, Kaveh Rastegar, D’Mile, Bizness Boi, P2J, Ari PenSmith, Felix Joseph, and Aston Rudi.

Stream the audio clip for “Lucky” below.

Teyana Taylor unwraps artwork, tracklisting for new album

16 Jun

Teyana Taylor has unwrapped the artwork and tracklisting for her new album.

The American singer/songwriter will release her third studio collection, “The Album,” on 19 June 2020 via Def Jam Recordings.

Current single “Wake Up Love” – which was collectively produced by Carl “Cardiak” Cormick and Steve “Swiff D” Thornton II – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2018’s “K.T.S.E.” features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Kanye West, Boogz Da Beast, Nija Charles, Johan Lennox, Bizness Boi, Nova Wav, Mike Dean, Seven Aurelius, Tune Da Rula, Louis Gold, Hitmaka, and Ayo & Keyz.

See the tracklisting for “The Album” below.

(1) Intro / (2) Come Back to Me / (3) Wake Up Love / (4) Low Key / (5) Let’s Build / (6) 1-800-One-Nite / (7) Mornin’ / (8) Boomin’ / (9) 69 / (10) Killah / (11) Bad / (12) Wrong Bitch / (13) Shoot It Up / (14) Bare with Me / (15) Lose Each Other / (16) Concrete / (17) Still / (18) Ever Ever / (19) Try Again / (20) Friends / (21) How You Want It / (22) Made It / (23) We Got Love

Kelis teams up with Disclosure for new song “Watch Your Step”

24 May

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American singer/songwriter Kelis has teamed up with Disclosure on a new song entitled “Watch Your Step,” which is slotted for inclusion on the British production duo’s upcoming third studio album, “Energy.”

Scheduled to arrive on August 28 via Island Records UK, “Energy” features additional guest appearances from Kehlani (“Birthday”), Common (“Riverie”), Amine (“My High”),  Channel Tres (“Lavender”), Mick Jenkins (“Who Knew”), Blik Bassy (“Ce N’est Pas”) and Fatoumata Diawara (“Douha”).

Disclosure’s last studio album, 2015’s “Caracal,” topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also spawned singles including “Omen” (featuring Sam Smith), “Holding On” (featuring Gregory Portman) and “Magnets” (featuring Lorde).

Meanwhile, Kelis’s next project – which is expected to arrive later this year – reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Rowan “Loxe” Perkinson, and Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji.

Watch the music video for “Energy” below.