Tag Archives: Virgin EMI Records

Arlissa collaborates with Jonas Blue for new promotional single “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie”

16 Dec

British singer/songwriter Arlissa has collaborated with Jonas Blue for her upcoming promotional single “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie,” which will arrive on January 5th via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was written by Arlissa (born Arlissa Joann Ruppert) and Sinai Negussie alongside UK songwriting/production duo All About She (composed of Jonathan Clare and James Tadgell).

Jonas Blue, on the other hand, recently co-wrote and produced “Heartline” for Craig David alongside Roc Nation signee Sam Romans. The track peaked to number twenty-four on the UK Singles Chart.

His current promotional single “We Could Go Back” – which was co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett alongside Edvard Erfjord and Henrik Michelsen of Norwegian production duo Electric – is now available via Jonas Blue Music in partnership with Universal Music Group imprint Virgin EMI Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Love Was Made for Saving” below.

Emeli Sande liberates new mini-album “Kingdom Coming”

3 Nov

Emeli Sande has liberated her new mini-album online.

“Kingdom Coming” – featuring six new songs including “Soon,” “Love Not War,” “Higher,” “Deep” and “Starlight” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Long Live the Angels” also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Craze & Hugo (Ria Ritchie, Maverick Sabre), Rachet (Stormzy, Wretch 32), Shakaveli (Mary J. Blige, James Arthur), Billy Walsh (Raye, Camila Cabello) and Illangelo (Tinashe, Majid Jordan).

On the songwriting front, Sande recently co-penned Naughty Boy’s “Once Chance to Dance” alongside fellow recording artist Sam “RØMANS” Roman and UK production duo Mac & Phil (aka Matthew Holmes and Philip Leigh).

Stream “Kingdom Coming” below.

Rihanna connects with N.E.R.D. for new promotional single “Lemon”

1 Nov

Rihanna has teamed up with American funk rock band N.E.R.D. for their return single “Lemonade,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Written and produced by group member Pharrell Williams; “Lemon” marks the first promotional cut from N.E.R.D.’s upcoming studio collection under Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

Meanwhile, Rihanna is currently working on her upcoming ninth album, which will be distributed via Westbury Road Entertainment in partnership with Roc Nation Records (US) and Virgin EMI Records (UK).

Among the songwriters and producers who contributed to the follow-up to 2016’s “Anti” are TMS (Nick Jonas), Camille “Kamille” Purcell (Bebe Rexha), Diztortion (Craig David) and Rachel “Raye” Keen (Justin Skye).

Stream the audio clip for “Lemon” below.

Kamille confirms details for debut mini-album

30 Oct

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, known mononymously as Kamille, has christened her debut mini-album “My Head’s a Mess” and will release it on November 17th via Virgin EMI Records.

Current single “Body” – which was co-written and produced by Linus Nordstrom and Frank Nobel of Goldfingers – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“My Head’s a Mess” reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Ritual, Chris Loco, Wayne Hector, Two Inch Punch, BullySongs, Fred Ball, Dantae Johnson, and MakeYouKnowLove.

As a songwriter, Kamille has contributed to the next projects by Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Ella Henderson, Louisa Johnson, Bebe Rexha, Rihanna, Era Istrefi, Lewis Capaldi, David Guetta, Calum Scott, Fleur East, Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre, Louis Tomlinson, Tamera Foster, and 5 After Midnight.

Watch the music video for “Body” below.

Joe Jonas connects with Naughty Boy for new single “One Chance to Dance”

20 Oct

Joe Jonas has teamed up with Naughty Boy for his new promotional single “One Chance to Dance,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Co-produced by Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS alongside Kane “Kin” Parfitt; “One Chance to Dance” was also co-written by Emeli Sande, Sam Roman, Matthew Holmes, and Philip Leigh.

Naughty Boy’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring the Mojam Music-helmed “Should’ve Been Me” and Jonny Coffer-assisted “Runnin’ (Lose it All)” – is expected to arrive early next year via Virgin EMI Records.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande is scheduled to release her upcoming mini-album “Kingdom Coming” – featuring the Illangelo-produced lead single “Starlight” – on November 3rd via Virgin EMI Records as well.

In addition to recently co-writing and producing James TW’s “For You” and Emily Warren’s “Something to Hold On To”, Holmes and Leigh (aka Mac & Phil) have also contributed to the next projects by Leona Lewis, Ina Wroldsen, Ella Henderson, Sarah Close, Hannah Jane Lewis, Fleur East, Molly Kate Kestner, Becky Hill, Taya, Grace Carter, Mahalia, Alice Chater, Kara Marni, Mali-Koa, Liza Owen, Dakota, Phoebe Ryan, Tamera Foster, Ava Lily, and LEIO.

Stream the audio clip for “One Chance to Dance” below.

Kamille reunites with Wayne Hector for new collaboration

20 Oct

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, known mononymously as Kamille, has reunited with fellow songwriter Wayne Hector for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on the Steve Robson-produced “You Don’t Know Love” and “Grow Up,” taken from Olly Murs’ 2016 album “24 HRS,” which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart.

Hector’s recent songwriting credits include Steps’ “You Make Me Whole,” Emeli Sande’s “Highs & Lows,” Sunrise Avenue’s “I Help You Hate Me,” Little Mix’s “Nothing Else Matters,” Taya’s “When You’re Sober,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “First Time,” Kaiser Chef’s “Sunday Morning,” and Jones’ “Til We Get There.”

Meanwhile, Kamille’s upcoming debut project – featuring contributions from Chris Loco, BullySongs, Two Inch Punch, MYKL, Dantae Johnson, and RITUAL – is expected to arrive early next year via Virgin EMI Records.

Her current promotional single “Body” – which was produced by Frank Nobel and Linus Nordstrom of Goldfingers – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the songwriting front, Kamille has contributed to the next releases by Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Ella Henderson, Louisa Johnson, Bebe Rexha, Rihanna, Era Istrefi, Lewis Capaldi, David Guetta, Calum Scott, Fleur East, Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre, Louis Tomlinson, Tamera Foster, and 5 After Midnight.

Watch the music video for “Body” below.

Emeli Sande reveals tracklisting, release date for new project

15 Oct

Scottish singer/songwriter Emeli Sande has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming mini-album, “Kingdom Coming,” which will arrive on November 3rd via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Current promotional single “Starlight” – which was produced by Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Long Live the Angels,” Sande has also worked with Craze & Hoax (Kwabs, Maverick Sabre), Rachet (Stormzy, Wretch 32), Wesley Muoria-Chaves (Grace, Tom Walker), Shakaveli (Mary J. Blige, Naughty Boy).

See the tracklisting for “Kingdom Coming” below.

(1) Soon (f/ Dave East) / (2) Love Not War / (3) Higher (f/ Giggs) / (4) Deep / (5) Starlight (Acoustic) / (6) Kingdom Coming (f/ Wretch 32)