Tag Archives: Universal Music Group

Toni Braxton returns with new single “Do It”

6 Apr

Toni Braxton has returned with her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Braxton alongside regular collaborators Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey) and Antonio Dixon (Celine Dion, Brian McKnight).

Braxton’s upcoming ninth studio album is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

Her last studio album, 2018’s “Sex & Cigarettes,” peaked to number twenty-two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Deadwood” and “Long As I Live,” which was nominated for Best R&B Song at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards.

Stream the audio clip for “Do It” below.

 

Kiana Lede delivers debut album “KIKI”

3 Apr

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Kiana Lede has delivered her debut album online.

“KIKI” – featuring lead single “Mad at Me” (which samples Outkast’s “So Fresh, So Clean”) – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project also boasts guest appearances from Lucy Daye (“Forfeit”), Ari Lennox (“Chocolate”), 6LACK (“Second Chances”), Col3trane (“Good Girl”), Arin Ray (“Separation”) and Moneybagg Yo & Bia (“Labels”).

On the songwriting and production front, Lede has worked with Mike Woods, Kevin White, Michael McCall, Derrick Milano, Amanda Reifer, Mayila Jones, Chelsea Lena, Ash Leone, Reese Hinton, Pierre Jameson, Anton Goransson, Mr. Franks, Tommy Brown, Archer, Patrick McManus, and Roark Bailey.

Stream “KIKI” below.

Jessie Reyez liberates debut album “Before Love Came to Kill Us”

27 Mar

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Canadian singer/songwriter Jessica Reyes, known professionally has Jessie Reyez, has liberated her debut album online.

“Before Love Came to Kill Us” – featuring singles “Figures,” “Imported” (with 6LACK) and “Love in the Dark” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

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The highly-anticipated project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball, Tim Suby, Akil King, Jaramye Daniels, Bizness Boi, Priest, Andre Harris, Hennedub, Mura Masa, P2J, Shy Carter, Beast, and BLVK JVCK.

See the tracklisting for “Before Love Came to Kill Us” below.

(1) Do You Love Her / (2) Deaf (Who Are You) / (3) Intruders / (4) Coffin / (5) Ankles / (6) Imported / (7) La Memoria / (8) Same Side / (9) Roof / (10) Dope / (11) Kill Us / (12) Love in the Dark / (13) I Do / (14) Figures

Arlissa unleashes new single “Healing”

21 Mar

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Arlissa has unleashed her new single online.

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

The track was written by Arlissa alongside Kameron Glasper (Babyface, Toni Braxton) and Ryan “Rykeyz” Williamson (Pia Mia, Skip Marley).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Arlissa’s upcoming debut studio albm, tentatively entitled “The Broken-Hearted,” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly features productions and songwriting contributions from Mighty Mike, Shungudzo, Oak Felder, Mayila Jones, Sebastian Kole, Fredro, Natt Dunn, Malay, Sam Fischer, Jesse Shatkin, MoZella, Andre Harris, Carmen Reece, Lostboy, and Sinai Tedross.

Watch the music video for “Healing” below.

Kiana Lede announces details for debut album “Kiki”

14 Mar

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Kiana Lede has announced the details for her upcoming debut album.

The American singer, songwriter, actress, and pianist christened her first studio collection “Kiki” and will release it on 03 April 2020 via The Heavy Group in partnership with Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Current promotional single “Forfeit” (featuring Lucky Daye) – which was written by Lede alongside Mike Woods, Kevin White, Reese Hinton, Patrick McManus, Derrick Milano, Michael McCall and Roark Bailey – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project features additional guest appearances from Ari Lennox (“Chocolate”), 6LACK (“Second Chances”), Col3trane (“Good Girl”), Arin Ray (“Separation”) and Moneybagg Yo & Bia (“Labels”).

See the tracklisting for “Kiki” below.

(1) Cancelled / (2) Movin / (3) Mad at Me / (4) Chocolate / (5) Forfeit / (6) Second Chances / (7) Crazy / (8) Plenty More / (9) Skiterlude / (10) Labels / (11) Honest / (12) Feel a Way / (13) Good Girl / (14) Attention / (15) Separation / (16) Protection / (17) No Takebacks

Amber Mark premieres music video for new single “Generous”

5 Mar

Amber Mark has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Generous” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Wednesday (March 04, 2020).

Production duties on “Generous” were handled by Julian Bunetta, who previously teamed up with Mark on the DRAM-featuring “Put You On.”

Her upcoming (and yet-to-be-titled) debut album – featuring previous singles “Mixer” and “What If” – is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from Mark Ralph, Two Inch Punch, Andrew Wyatt, Jeff Gitty, Trey Campbell, Marlon Roudette, Sarah Aarons, and Noah Breakfast.

Watch the music video for “Generous” below.

Arlissa announces details for new single “Healing”

5 Mar

Arlissa has announced the details for her new single.

The American-German singer/songwriter christened “Healing” as her next promotional cut and will release it on March 30th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track is slotted for inclusion on Arlissa’s upcoming debut album, tentatively entitled “The Broken-Hearted,” which will arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly features productions and songwriting contributions from Mighty Mike, Shungudzo, Oak Felder, Mayila Jones, Sebastian Kole, Fredro, Natt Dunn, Malay, Sam Fischer, Jesse Shatkin, MoZella, Andre Harris, Carmen Reece, Lostboy, and Sinai Tedross.

Watch the music video for “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie” below.