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Rita Ora recruits Dr. Luke for sophomore album

22 Feb

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According to a new interview with Billboard magazine, Rita Ora’s sophomore album will feature contributions from record producer and songwriter Dr. Luke.

Recent credits by Dr. Luke include Usher’s “I Don’t Mind” [RCA Records], Ne-Yo’s “She Don’t Know” [Motown Records], Fifth Harmony’s “This is How We Roll” [Epic Records] and Nicki Minaj’s “Only” [Republic Records].

The hitmaker – born Lukasz Gottwald – also worked with Kelly Clarkson [RCA Records], Maroon 5 [Interscope Records], Nicki Minaj [Republic Records], Rihanna [SRP Records] and Katy Perry [Capitol Records].

Meanwhile, Ora will release her next studio collection and follow-up to 2012’s “ORA” later this year via Roc Nation and Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project features further collaborations with will.i.am (Usher, Mariah Carey), Diplo (Madonna, Chris Brown), Tommy Brown (Ariana Grande, Jordin Sparks) and Devonte Hynes (Carly Rae Jepsen, Sky Ferreira).

Current single “Grateful” – taken from the original motion picture soundtrack “Beyond the Lights” – is now available for download via iTunes.

Watch the music video for “I Will Never Let You Down” below.

Rita Ora teams with Chantal Kreviazuk for new album?

22 Dec

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British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has registered a new song title with ASCAP – The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

“Last Love” was written Chantal Kreviazuk along with Clarence Coffee Jr., Marcus Lomax, Stefan Johnson and Jordan Johnson of production and songwriting team The Monsters & the Strangerz.

The track is expected to appear on Rita Ora’s highly-anticipated second album, which will be released next year via Roc Nation and Columbia Records.

Kreviazuk’s resume includes works for Lea Michele (“Burn with You”), Shakira (“You Don’t Care About Me”), Jennifer Lopez (“Emotions”), Kelly Clarkson (“Walk Away”), Drake (“Over My Dead Body”) and Gwen Stefani (“Rich Girl”).

Meanwhile, The Monsters & the Strangerz are responsible for helming Bebe Kylie Minogue’s “Sexercize” [Parlophone], Maroon 5’s “It Was Always You” [Interscope] and Bebe Rexha’s “I Can’t Stop Drinking About You” [WBR].

The follow-up to 2012’s “ORA” reportedly spawns further collaborations with will.i.am (Usher, Mariah Carey), Devonte Hynes (Tinashe, FKA twigs), Tommy Brown (Jhene Aiko, Ariana Grande) and Diplo (Madonna, Katy Perry).

Watch the lyric video for Kreviazuk’s new single “I Will Be” below.