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Dua Lipa teams up with Julia Michaels for new collaboration

20 Aug

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Dua Lipa has teamed up with Julia Michaels for a new collaboration.

The American singer/songwriter is known for co-penning Justin Bieber’s “Sorry,” Selena Gomez’s “Good for You,” Rita Ora’s “Poison,” Janelle Monae’s “Make Me Feel,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Love Myself,” Gwen Stefani’s “Used to Love You,” Nick Jonas’ “Touch,” and Britney Spears’ “Slumber Party.”

Michaels’ most recent project “Inner Monologue Part 2” – featuring nine new songs in the shape of “17,” “Falling for Boys,” “Hurt Again,” “Work Too Much,” “Body,” “Priest,” “Fucked Up Kinda” and “Shouldn’t Have Said It” – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled project and follow-up to 2017’s “Dua Lipa” reportedly yields additional songwriting contributions from Caroline Ailin, Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Casey Smith, Jenna Andrews, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

Stream “Inner Monologue Part 2” below.

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.

Adam Lambert shares lyric video for new single “Ghost Town”

22 Apr

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Adam Lambert has shared the lyric video for his new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the lyrical clip for “Ghost Town” to his official YouTube channel on Tuesday (April 21, 2015).

“Ghost Town” – now available via iTunes – was co-written by Ali Payami (Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande), Sterling Fox (Madonna, Lana Del Rey), Tobias Karlsson (James Blunt, Diana Vickers) and Max Martin (Usher, Bebe Rexha).

The track marks the first promotional cut from Lambert’s upcoming third studio album, “The Original High,” which will hit stores and digital outlets on June 16 under Warner Music Group / Warner Bros Records.

Other album contributors include Shellback (Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera), Tove Lo (Hilary Duff, Lea Michele), Mitch Allan (Demi Lovato, Kelly Clarkson) and Ilya “KnocDown” Salmanzadeh (Ellie Goulding, Jennifer Lopez).

Watch the lyric video for “Ghost Town” below.

Bebe Rexha premieres “I’m Gonna Show You Crazy” music video

21 Apr

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Bebe Rexha has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “I’m Gonna Show You Crazy” to her official YouTube channel on Tuesday (April 21, 2015).

“I’m Gonna Show You Crazy” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Bebe Rexha along with Lauren Christy (Avril Lavigne, Britney Spears) and Jon Levine (Kat Dahlia, Leona Lewis).

Video treatment was handled by Hannah Lux Davis, whose other credits include Ciara’s “I Bet” [Epic Records], Ariana Grande’s “Love Me Harder” [Republic Records] and Lea Michele’s “On My Way” [Columbia Records].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rexha’s upcoming debut album is scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets later this year under Warner Bros Records.

The still-untitled project features further collaborations with Billy Steinberg (Jojo, Katharine McPhee), Fraser T. Smith (Adele, Nelly Furtado), Jason Evigan (Zendaya, Jason Derulo) and Chris Braide (Beyonce, Colbie Caillat).

On the songwriting front, Rexha has teamed with Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers to write songs for Becky Hill’s debut album under Parlophone Records.

Some of Rexha’s previous songwriting credits are Tinashe’s “All Hands on Deck” [RCA Records], Selena Gomez’s “Champion” [Hollywood Records] and Eminem’s “Monster” f/ Rihanna [Interscope Records].

She also co-wrote and provided guest vocals on the tracks “Yesterday” and “Hey Mama,” taken from David Guetta’s latest album “Listen.”

Watch the music video for “I’m Gonna Show You Crazy” below.