Tag Archives: Universal Music Group

Mae Muller enlists Jimmy Napes for new single “Anticlimax”

20 May

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Mae Muller has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter dubbed “Anticlimax” as her next promotional cut and will release it on May 24 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written and produced by Jimmy Napes, who is also responsible for Tori Kelly’s “Change Your Mind,” Sam Smith’s “Dancing with a Stranger,” Alicia Keys’s “Hallelujah,” Mary J. Blige’s “When You’re Gone,” Lianne La Havas’s “Wonderful,” Jessie Ware’s “Pieces,” and Ray BLK’s “Doing Me.”

Meanwhile, Muller’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Two Inch Punch, Naughty Boy, Caroline Ailin, Ed Thomas, Bastian Langebaek, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Max Wolfgang, Lostboy, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Joe Rubel, Marlon Roudette, and Invisible Men.

Watch the music video for “Busy Tone” below.

Eric Hudson teases new collaboration with Kelly Rowland

17 May

 

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Eric Hudson has teased a new collaboration with Kelly Rowland.

“Ran into my sis @kellyrowland lastnight .. been knowing her for YEARS … one of the most down to earth and humble people ever! And she’s LEGENDARY! #studiotime #albumtimeclassicscoming !,” the American record producer and songwriter posted to Instagram on Friday (May 18, 2019).

Hudson’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), Omarion (“Entourage”), Whitney Houston (“Worth It”), Trey Songz (“Without a Woman”), Brandy (“Bring it Back”), Justin Timberlake (“Morning Light”), Mary J. Blige (“Why”) and August Alsina (“Benediction”).

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Meanwhile, Rowland’s upcoming fifth studio collection, and follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game,” is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional contributions from Da Internz, Mick Schultz, J. Que, The Stereotypes, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Darhyl Camper, Prince Charlez, Ray BLK, Nana Rogues, Black Coffee, Raye, Mike Sabath, Sounwave, and The Rascals.

Rowland’s current single “Crown” – which was co-written by Colby O’Donis, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “Kelly” below.

Carly Rae Jepsen releases new album “Dedicated”

17 May

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Carly Rae Jepsen has released her fourth studio collection online.

“Dedicated” – featuring singles “Party for One,” “Now That I Found You,” “Julien” and “Too Much” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

The album boasts productions from Kyle Shearer, John Hill, Captain Cuts, Patrick Berger, Jack Antonoff, Christopher Baran, Tommy English, Ben Romans, Jordan Palmer, Noah Breakfast, Roget Chahayed, and Pontus Winnberg.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Emotion,” Jepsen has also worked with songwriters Tavish Crowe, Julia Karlsson, Nate Cyphert, Daniel Ledinsky, Noonie Bao, James Flannigan, Amanda Warner, and Nate Campany.

See the tracklisting for “Dedicated” below.

(1) Julien / (2) No Drug Like Me / (3) Now That I Found You / (4) Want You in My Room / (5) Everything He Needs / (6) Happy Not Knowing / (7) I’ll Be Your Girl / (8) Too Much / (9) The Sound / (10) Automatically in Love / (11) Feels Right / (12) Right Words Wrong Time / (13) Real Love / (14) For Sure / (15) Party for One

Yuna confirms details for new album “Rouge”

17 May

 

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Yuna has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The Malaysian singer/songwriter (real name Yunalis Zarai) christened her fourth international studio collection “Rouge” and will release it on July 12 via Universal Music Group / Verve Forecast Records.

Current promotional single “Blank Marquee” – featuring G-Eazy – is now available iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Robin Hannibal, Chloe Angelides, Big Taste, Shungudzo, Jamie Hartman, Fiona Bevan, and Michelle Buzz.

See the tracklisting for “Rouge” below.

(1) Castaway / (2) Blank Marquee / (3) (Not) the Love of My Life / (4) Teenage Heartbreak / (5) Pink Youth / (6) Forget About You / (7) Likes / (8) Amy / (9) Does She / (10) Forevermore / (11) Tiada Akhir

Mabel pushes back release date for debut album “High Expectations”

12 May

Swedish-British singer and songwriter Mabel has pushed back the released date for her upcoming debut studio collection, “High Expectations,” from July 12 to August 2 via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Current promotional single “Don’t Call Me Up” – which was co-written by fellow recording artist Kamille and produced by Steve Mac – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The album also features contributions from Marlon Roudette (Zara Larsson, Claudia Valentina), Jordan Riley (Ella Henderson, Nina Nesbitt), Tre Jean-Marie (Ella Eyre, Paloma Faith), Joel Compass (Tinashe, FKA twigs), Fraser T. Smith (Adele, Craig David) and Jimmy Napes (Normani, Sam Smith).

Watch the music video for “Fine Line” below.

Madonna unleashes new promotional single “Crave”

10 May

Madonna has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Crave” – with Swae Lee – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Starrah, whose other credits include Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” Calvin Harris’ “Feels,” Tinashe’s “No Drama,” Camila Cabello’s “Havana,” Katy Perry’s “Swish Swish,” and Halsey’s “Now or Never.”

Production duties on “Crave” were collectively handled by Mike Dean and Mathieu “Billboard” Jomphe, whose resume boasts additional works with Ariana Grande (“Thinking Bout You”), Zara Larsson (“Rooftop”), Shakira (“La La La”), Britney Spears (“Hold it Against Me”) and Ellie Goulding (“In My City”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Madonna’s upcoming fourteenth album “Madame X” – featuring previous promotional singles “Medeliin” and “I Rise” – is scheduled to arrive on June 14 via Interscope Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Crave” below.

Grace Carter delivers new promotional single “Don’t Hurt Like it Used To”

10 May

Grace Carter has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Don’t Hurt Like it Used To” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by regular collaborators George and Henry Flint of The 23rd alongside Jamil “Digi” Chammas, whose other credits include Khalid’s “Better,” Ariana Grande’s “Step On Up,” Chance the Rapper’s “Held it Down,” Arlissa’s “Let This Go,” and Jay Sean’s “Luckiest Man.”

Carter’s upcoming project – featuring previous promotional single “Heal Me” (which was co-written by Fabienne Holloway and Fred Cox) – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Hurt Like it Used To” below.