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Sugababes enlist MNEK, KABBA for new collaboration

15 Jan

British girl group Sugababes (composed of Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan, and Siobhan Donaghy) have enlisted MNEK and KABBA for a new collaboration.

Besides co-writing Neon Jungle’s “Future X Girl” and Ryan Ashley’s “Familiar,” Kabba’s latest promotional single “My Work is Done” is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, MNEK previously teamed up with the Sugababes on “Drum,” which was intended for their shelved comeback album under Polydor Records. MNEK has also contributed to the next projects by Dua Lipa, Zara Larsson, Kara Marni, Hamzaa, Lennon Stella, Ella Eyre, Samantha Mumba, and H.E.R.

Sugababes are expected to release new music later this year to mark the 20th anniversary of their debut studio album, “One Touch,” which spawned singles “Overload,” “Run for Cover,” “New Year” and “Soul Sound.”

The trio recently covered UK garage duo Sweet Female Attitude’s 2000 hit single “Flowers” for DJ Spoony’s compilation album, “Garage Classics,” which peaked to number forty-eight on the UK Albums Chart.

Stream “Flowers” below.

 

Ella Eyre confirms new single “New Me”

13 Jan

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Ella Eyre has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “New Me” as her next promotional cut and will release it on January 16 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Eyre alongside Pablo Bowman of The Six (Little Mix, James Arthur) and Peter “Lostboy” Rycroft (Becky Hill, Claudia Valentina).

Eyre’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring the Banx & Ranx and Kiana Lede-assisted lead single “Mama” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Supa Dups, Di Genius, Linnea Sodahl, Jay Weathers, MNEK, Tre Jean-Marie, Chiara Hunter, Laconic, Andrew Wells, Natalie Dunn, DannyBoyStyles, Hitimpulse, Invisible Men, and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett.

Watch the music video for “Tell Your Mama” below.

 

Kara Marni reunites with MNEK for new collaboration

7 Jan

Kara Marni has reunited with MNEK for a new collaboration.

MNEK previously co-wrote “Love Just Ain’t Enough” for Marni alongside Sebastian Kole and Invisible Men (aka George Astasio, Jason Pebworth and Jonathan Shave). The track appears on Marni’s debut mini-album of the same name, which was released in 2018 via Access Records.

MNEK’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Beyonce (“Hold Up”), Christina Aguilera (“Deserve”), Jojo (“Good Thing”), Karen Harding (“Say Something”), Craig David (“Change My Love”), Zara Larsson (“Ain’t My Fault”), Dua Lipa (“IDGAF”) and Little Mix (“Touch”).

Meanwhile, Marni’s most recent EP “No Logic” – featuring 7 songs in the shape of “Lose My Love,” “Opposite,” “Caught Up,” “All Night, Pt. I,” “No Logic,” “Lay Your Blame,” and “All Night, Pt. II” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming project reportedly boasts additional contributions from Cadenza, Nadine Samuels, Loxe, Carmen Reece, Mike Woods, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Che Pope, Jay Mooncie, Autumn Rowe, Dayyon Alexander, Chiara Hunter, and Sons of Sonix.

Watch the music video for “Caught Up” 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)

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.

KStewart reunites with MNEK for new single “High”

29 Nov

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KStewart has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Kate Stewart) christened “High” – featuring Jevon – as her next promotional cut and will release it on December 6 via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by regular collaborator Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, who previously teamed up with KStewart on her 2016 single, “Be Without You.”

MNEK’s resume boasts additional works with Dua Lipa (“IDGAF”), Christina Aguilera (“Deserve”), Jojo (“Good Thing”), Little Mix (“Touch”), Mabel (“Okay”), Karen Harding (“Say Something”) and H.E.R. (“2”).

Besides working on her upcoming project, KStewart is also known for co-writing Tinashe’s “Fire and Flames” (2018), Maad’s “New Religion” (2018) and Craig David’s “Couldn’t Be Mine” (2016).

Watch the music video for “Be Without You” below.

Mabel McVey shares first Christmas single “Loneliest Time of Year”

22 Nov

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British singer/songwriter Mabel McVey, known mononymously as Mabel, has shared her first Christmas single online.

“Loneliest Time of Year” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

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.”

Stream the audio clip for “Loneliest Time of Year” below.