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Fifth Harmony premiere “Write on Me” music video

9 May

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Fifth Harmony have premiered a new music video online.

The pop quintet – composed of members Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Lauren Jauregui, Camila Cabello and Dinah Jane –posted the visual clip for “Write on Me” to their Vevo channel on Friday (May 06, 2016).

“Write on Me” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by Priscilla Renea Hamilton (David Guetta, Selena Gomez) and Simon Wilcox (Britney Spears, Nick Jonas).

Production duties were collectively handled by Mikkel Storleer Eriksen and Tor Erik Hermansen of Stargate (Gwen Stefani, Kylie Minogue) and Kygo (Ella Henderson, Conrad Sewell).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Fifth Harmony will release their second studio collection “7/27” – featuring lead single “Work from Home” – on May 27 via Syco Music in partnership with Epic Records.

The keenly awaited project serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Reflection,” which peaked to number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Worth It,” “Sledgehammer” and “Bo$$.”

Other musicians backing Fifth Harmony on “7/27” are Jack Antonoff, Tinashe, Lukas Loules, Julia Michaels, Alexander Kronlund, Taylor Parks, Max Martin, Shellback, Tommy Brown, Victoria Monet, JHart, Negin Djafari, Aaron Pearce, Jude Demorest, Ammo, Brian Lee, Dallas K, Eskeerdo, and Jared Cotter.

Watch the music video for “Write on Me” below.

Ariana Grande announces new single “Into You”

5 May

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Ariana Grande has announced the title for her new single.

The singer-songwriter christened “Into You” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming third album, “Dangerous Woman.”

The track was co-written by Savan Kotecha (Tori Kelly, Justin Bieber), Alexander Kronlund (Tinashe, Fifth Harmony), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Jennifer Lopez, Natalie La Rose) and Max Martin (Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake).

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Dangerous Woman” is scheduled for release on May 20 via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The highly anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “My Everything,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Break Free” and “Love Me Harder.”

Other musicians backing Grande on the new album are Johan Carlsson, Ross Golan, Tommy Brown, Victoria Monet, Mr. Franks, Peter Svensson, Twice as Nice, Jacob Kasher, Chloe Angelides, Ali Payami, and Billboard.

Watch the music video for “Dangerous Woman” below.

Ariana Grande debuts new single “Let Me Love You”

18 Apr

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Ariana Grande has debuted her new single online.

The singer-songwriter posted the audio clip for “Let Me Love You” – featuring Lil Wayne – to her Vevo channel on Monday (April 18, 2016).

The track was co-written by Victoria Monet, whose other credits Jordin Sparks’ “Double Tap” [Louder Than Life], Fifth Harmony’s “Everlasting Love” [Syco Music] and Chrisette Michele’s “Visual Love” [Motown].

Production duties on “Let Me Love You” – now available for download via iTunes – were collectively handled by Tommy Brown (Pia Mia, Kanye West) and Steven Franks (Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Grande’s upcoming third album “Dangerous Woman” will be released on May 20 via Republic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “My Everything” boasts additional alliances with Max Martin (Adele), Ross Golan (Selena Gomez), Johan Carlsson (Demi Lovato), Savan Kotecha (Britney Spears) and Ilya Salmanzadeh (Tori Kelly).

Listen to the audio clip for “Let Me Love You” below.

Ariana Grande reveals tracklisting for new album “Dangerous Woman”

17 Apr

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Ariana Grande has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming third album.

The singer-songwriter is scheduled to release “Dangerous Woman” on May 20 via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Lead single “Dangerous Woman” – now available for download via iTunes – was collectively helmed by Ross Golan (Lukas Graham, Meghan Trainor), Johan Carlsson (Michael Buble, Harry Styles) and Max Martin (Pink, Katy Perry).

The follow-up to 2014’s “My Everything” boasts additional alliances with Ilya Salmanzadeh (Jennifer Lopez), Savan Kotecha (Tori Kelly), Tommy Brown (Pia Mia), Victoria Monet (Chris Brown) and Twice as Nice (Rihanna).

Peep the tracklisting for “Dangerous Woman” below.

(1) Moonlight / (2) Dangerous Woman / (3) Be Alright / (4) Into You / (5) Side to Side (featuring Nicki Minaj) / (6) Let Me Love You (featuring Lil Wayne) / (7) Greedy / (8) Leave Me Lonely (featuring Macy Gray) / (9) Everyday (featuring Future) / (10) Sometimes / (11) I Don’t Care

Deluxe Edition: (12) Bad Decisions / (13) Touch It / (14) Knew Better / Forever Boy / (15) Thinkin’ Bout You

Ariana Grande schedules release date for new single “Focus”

16 Sep

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Ariana Grande has scheduled the release date for her new single.

“Focus” – originally entitled “Focus on Me” – is slated to hit stores and digital outlets on October 30 through Republic Records.

The track was written by Grande along with regular collaborators Savan Kotecha (Nick Jonas, Justin Bieber), Peter Svensson (Carly Rae Jepsen, The Weeknd) and Ilya “KnocDown” Salmanzadeh (Demi Lovato, Tori Kelly).

As mentioned in earlier posts, the “Problem” star’s third studio collection and follow-up to 2014’s “My Everything” will be available later this year.

The keenly-awaited LP reportedly includes further alliances with Tommy Brown (Chris Brown, Jhene Aiko), Victoria Monet (Fifth Harmony, Jordin Sparks), Jim Jonsin (Usher, Kelly Rowland) and Jenna Andrews (Tamia, Elle Varner).

Watch the music video for “Love Me Harder” below.

Jordin Sparks releases new album “Right Here, Right Now”

23 Aug

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Jordin Sparks has released her third album.

“Right Here, Right Now” – featuring singles “It Ain’t You,” “Double Tap” and “They Don’t Give” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment’s newly-launched imprint Louder Than Life Records.

The project was executively produced by Salaam Remi, whose other credits include Leona Lewis (“Forgiveness”), Ella Henderson (“Hard Work”), Jazmine Sullivan (“Dumb”) and Mack Wilds (“Own It”).

Other album producers include Dem Jointz (Rihanna, Dr. Dre), Key Wane (Beyonce, Jhene Aiko), DJ Mustard (Tinashe, Keyshia Cole), Jonas Jeberg (Cassie, Jason Derulo), Crada (Drake, Marlon Roudette), D’Mile (Ciara, Mali Music) and The Underdogs (Tamar Braxton, Jennifer Hudson).

On the songwriting front, Sparks has teamed with Babyface (Tamia, Katharine McPhee), Meleni Smith (Selena Gomez, Alicia Keys), James Fauntleroy (Usher, Chris Brown), Victoria Monet (Nas, Fifth Harmony), Nikki Flores (Jojo, Christina Aguilera) and Marlon “Hookman” Bonds (Zendaya, Jason Derulo).

Watch the music video for “Right Here, Right Now” below.

Jordin Sparks unveils music video for new single “They Don’t Give”

10 Aug

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Jordin Sparks has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “They Don’t Give” to her Vevo channel on Monday (August 10, 2015).

“They Don’t Give” was co-written by Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, whose recent credits include Tamar Braxton (“Where it Hurts”), Colbie Caillat (“Try”), Celine Dion (“Always Be Your Girl”) and Samantha Jade (“Shake That”).

Production duties were handled by Salaam Remi, who is also responsible for Ella Henderson’s “Hard Work” [Syco Music], Mack Wilds’ “My Crib” [Larger Than Life Records] and Miguel’s “Face the Sun” f/ Lenny Kravitz [RCA Records].

Sparks’ third studio collection “Right Here, Right Now” – featuring previous singles “Work from Home,” “100 Years,” “Double Tap” and “It Ain’t You” – will be released on August 21 through Louder Than Life Records.

The follow-up to 2009’s “Battlefield” boasts further contributions from Meleni Smith (Beyonce, Alicia Keys), Victoria Monet (Nas, Fifth Harmony), Elijah Blake (Ciara, Keyshia Cole) and James Fauntleroy (Cassie, Jhene Aiko).

Watch the music video for “They Don’t Give” below.