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Dua Lipa unwraps tracklisting for debut album “DL1”

20 Apr

Dua Lipa has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming debut album.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the British singer-songwriter will release the self-titled collection – featuring singles “Hotter Than Hell,” “Be the One,” “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” “Room for 2” and “Thinking About You” – on June 2 via Warner Bros. Records.

Current promotional single “Lost in Your Light” – available from April 21 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written by Rick Nowels, whose credits include Lana Del Rey’s “Lust for Life,” FKA twigs’ “Good to Love,” Adele’s “Why Do You Love Me,” Tom Odell’s “Wrong Crowd,” Foxes’ “Wicked Love,” and Melanie C’s “Unravelling.”

Other songwriters backing Dua Lipa on the highly-anticipated project are Lindy Robbins, Autumn Rowe, Chelcee Grimes, Ilsey Juber, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Cara Salimando, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Sarah Hudson, Lauren Christy, Sean Douglas, Talay Riley, Ferras Al-Qaisi, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Album producers include GRADES, Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Digital Farm Animals, Emile Haynie, RITUAL, Jon Levine, Axident, Tom Neville, Ian Kirkpatrick, James Flannigan, Greg Wells, Andrew Wyatt, and TMS.

See the tracklisting for “DL1” below.

(1) Genesis / (2) Lost in Your Light (featuring Miguel) / (3) Hotter Than Hell / (4) Be the One / (5) IDGAF / (6) Blow Your Mind (Mwah) / (7) Garden / (8) No Goodbyes / (9) Thinking About You / (10) New Rules / (11) Begging / (12) Homesick / Deluxe Edition – (13) Dreams / (14) Room for 2 / (15) New Love / (16) Bad Together / (17) Last Dance

Jason Derulo debuts new single “If It Ain’t Love”

1 Apr

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Jason Derulo has debuted his new single online.

The singer-songwriter posted the audio clip for “If It Ain’t Love” to his YouTube channel on Thursday (March 31, 2016).

“If It Ain’t Love” – now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Beluga Heights and Warner Brothers Records – was co-written by Lindy Robbins (Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez) and Talay Riley (Ellie Goulding, Nick Jonas).

Meanwhile, production duties were collectively handled by Ian Kirkpatrick (Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera) and The Monsters and the Strangerz (Meghan Trainor, Bebe Rexha).

Derulo’s last studio collection, 2015’s “Everything is 4,” debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Want to Want Me,” “Get Ugly” and “Cheyenne.”

Listen to the audio clip for “If It Ain’t Love” below.

Majid Jordan, Drake release “My Love” music video

2 Sep

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Majid Jordan have released the music video for their new single online.

The Canadian performance duo posted the Common Good-directed clip for “My Love” to their YouTube channel on Monday (September 01, 2015).

Production duties on the Drake-assisted track were collectively handled by Majid Jordan along with Nineteen85 (Elle Varner, Jennifer Hudson), Illangelo (The Weeknd, Florence Welch) and Noah “40” Shebib (Usher, Alicia Keys).

Majid Jordan – consisting of members Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman – are expected to release their first studio collection later this year through iTunes in partnership with OVO Sound and Warner Bros Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “A Place Like This” EP, which spawned hit singles including “Her” and “Forever.”

Watch the visual clip for “My Love” below.

Soulshock & Karlin grace new album by Nico & Vinz

12 Aug

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Nico & Vinz have worked with Soulshock & Karlin for their upcoming album.

The Danish hitmakers have helmed a large number of successful songs, including Whitney Houston’s “Heartbreak Hotel” [Arista], Jojo’s “Leave (Get Out)” [Blackground] and Toni Braxton’s “I Love Me Some Him” [LaFace].

Their extensive songwriting and production resume includes further works with Monica (“Before You Walk Out of My Life”), Keyshia Cole (“Fallin’ Out”), Craig David (“Rise & Fall”) and Kelly Rowland (“Still in Love With My Ex”).

Meanwhile, Nico & Vinz are expected to release their next studio collection later this year through Warner Music Group imprint Warner Bros Records.

The still-untitled project is preceded by lead single “That’s How You Know,” which features vocals from rapper Kid Ink and label mate Bebe Rexha.

For the follow-up to 2014’s “Black Star Elephant,” Nico & Vinz have also teamed up with Pharrell (Beyonce, Alicia Keys), RedOne (Ciara, Jennifer Lopez), Warren “Oak” Felder (Usher, Chris Brown) and Charlie Puth (Fergie, Trey Songz).

Listen to the audio clip for “That’s How You Know” below.

Kimbra premieres music video for new single “Goldmine”

16 Jul

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Kimbra has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The New Zealand singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Goldmine” to her official YouTube channel on Wednesday (July 15, 2015).

“Goldmine” was co-written by Fraser T. Smith, whose other credits include Sam Smith (“Not in that Way”), Adele (“Set Fire to the Rain”), Britney Spears (“Trouble for Me”) and Ellie Goulding (“Hearts Without Chains”).

Production duties were handled by Rich Costey (Santigold, Foster the People), John Hill (Shakira, Charli XCX), Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh (Leona Lewis, Emeli Sande) and Mark “M-Phazes” Landon (Eminem, Keyshia Cole).

Kimbra’s latest album “The Golden Echo” – featuring previous promotional cuts “90s Music” and “Miracle” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Warner Bros Records.

Watch the music video for “Goldmine” below.

Majid Jordan enlist Drake for new single “My Love”

11 Jul

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Majid Jordan have released their new single online.

The Canadian performance and production duo posted the audio clip for “My Love” to their SoundCloud channel on Friday (July 10, 2015).

Production duties on the Drake-assisted track were collectively handled by Majid Jordan along with Nineteen85 (Jessie Ware, Jennifer Hudson), Illangelo (The Weeknd, Florence Welch) and Noah “40” Shebib (Usher, Alicia Keys).

Majid Jordan – consisting of members Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman – are expected to release their first studio collection later this year through iTunes in partnership with OVO Sound and Warner Bros Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “A Place Like This” EP, which spawned hit singles including “Her” and “Forever.”

Listen to the audio clip for “My Love” below.

Nico & Vinz draft Kid Ink, Bebe Rexha for new single “That’s How You Know”

11 Jul

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Nico & Vinz have debuted their new single online.

The Norwegian duo posted the audio clip for “That’s How You Know” – featuring Kid Ink and Bebe Rexha – to their YouTube channel on Friday (July 10, 2015).

“That’s How You Know” was co-written by Julia Michaels, whose recent credits include Selena Gomez’s “Good for You” [Interscope Records], Kelly Clarkson’s “War Paint” [RCA Records] and Rita Ora’s “Poison” [Columbia Records].

Production duties were handled by Warren Felder, who is also responsible for Usher’s “Good Kisser” [RCA Records], Jason Derulo’s “Trade Hearts” [Warner Bros Records] and Tamia’s “Sandwich and a Soda” [Def Jam Recordings].

Nico and Vinz’s next album and follow-up to 2014’s “Black Star Elephant” is expected to be released later this year through Warner Bros Records.

The still-untitled project features further contributions from Pharrell Williams (Ciara, Alicia Keys), Stacy Barthe (Rihanna, Katy Perry), Charlie Puth (Meghan Trainor, CeeLo Green) and The Stereotypes (Miguel, John Legend).

Listen to the audio clip for “That’s How You Know” below.