Sunday, October 07, 2012
FAITH EVANS RELEASES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'TEARS OF JOY'
Faith Evans has debuted the video for her new single online.
“Tears of Joy” marks the lead single from the compilation album, “R&B Divas,” which is now available via Entertainment One Music / Koch Records.
The track was co-written by Claude Kelly, whose credits include “Better Than I Know Myself” by Adam Lambert [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], “Grenade” by Bruno Mars [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and “Desnudate” by Christina Aguilera [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].
Production credits were handled by Charles “Chuck Harmony” Harmon, who is also responsible for “Bittersweet” by Fantasia Barrino [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records], “Russian Roulette” by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings] and “Pulse” by Toni Braxton [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].
[Watch] Faith Evans - Tears of Joy
Posted at 09:36 pm by mokhal
Saturday, October 06, 2012
JESSIE J ENLISTS STARGATE FOR UPCOMING SOPHOMORE ALBUM
Jessie J has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Stargate for her upcoming as-yet-untitled sophomore album, which will be released soon via Universal Music Group / Lava / Universal Republic Records.
The Norwegian hitmakers – consisting of members Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen – are behind recent hits such as “Diamonds” by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings], “Turn Around” by Conor Maynard [EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records] and “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)” by Ne-Yo [Universal Music Group / Compound Entertainment / Motown Records].
The new collection by Jessie J – which serves as the follow-up to 2011’s “Who You Are” – will boast additional productions and songwriting contributions from David Guetta (Wynter Gordon, Estelle Swaray), Bonnie McKee (Ellie Goulding, Katy Perry), Thomas “Cee Lo Green” Callaway (Solange Knowles, Christina Aguilera), Sia Furler (Neon Hitch, Rita Ora), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Enrique Iglesias, Mary J. Blige), Diane Warren (Tulisa Contostavlos, Britney Spears) and TMS: Tom Barnes, Ben Kohn and Peter Kelleher (Emeli Sande, Professor Green).
[Watch] Jessie J - Laserlight (featuring David Guetta)
Posted at 03:56 pm by mokhal
CHRISTINA AGUILERA REVEALS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR NEW ALBUM 'LOTUS'
Christina Aguilera has revealed the official artwork for her upcoming seventh album, “Lotus,” which will be released in the United States on November 13 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
The set is preceded by lead single “Your Body,” written by Christina Aguilera along with Tiffany Amber (Britney Spears, Allison Iraheta), Savan Kotecha (Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke), Johan “Shellback” Schuster (Cher Lloyd, Mike Posner) and Martin “Max Martin” Sandberg (Katy Perry, Avril Lavigne).
Other musicians backing Aguilera on the follow-up to 2010’s “Bionic” are Alexander “Alex Da Kid” Grant (Cheryl Cole, Nicki Minaj), Sia Furler (Rihanna, Neon Hitch), Chris Braide (Lana Del Rey, Diana Vickers), Thomas “Cee-Lo” Callaway (Estelle Swaray, Solange Knowles), Lucas Secon (Jordin Sparks, Conor Maynard), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Melanie Amaro, Enrique Iglesias) and Candice Pillay (Rihanna, Kelly Rowland).
[Watch] Christina Aguilera - Your Body
Posted at 03:48 pm by mokhal
NE-YO UNVEILS OFFICIAL TRACKLISTING FOR NEW ALBUM 'R.E.D.'
Ne-Yo has unveiled the official tracklisting for his upcoming fifth album, “R.E.D.,” which is due in the United States on November 6 via Universal Music Group / Compound Entertainment / Motown Records.
New single “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)” was produced by Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Stargate. The Norwegian hitmakers are also responsible for hits such as “Diamonds” by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings], “Turn Around” by Conor Maynard [EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records] and “R.I.P.” by Rita Ora [Sony Music Entertainment / Roc Nation / Columbia Records].
The new collection by Ne-Yo – which serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “Libra Scale” – boasts further contributions from Da Internz: Marcos Palacious & Earnest Clark (Kelly Rowland, Jordin Sparks), Robert Shea Taylor (Nicole Scherzinger, Frank Ocean), Sia Furler (Neon Hitch, Christina Aguilera), Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Chris Brown, Michelle Williams), Luke Laird (Carrie Underwood, Tamia Washington), Calvin Harris (Ellie Goulding, Florence Welch), Eric Hudson (Jamie Foxx, Marsha Ambrosius) and The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Justin Timberlake, Fantasia Barrino).
Ne-Yo – R.E.D. [Official Tracklisting]:
Cracks in Mr. Perfect
Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)
Don’t Make ‘Em Like You
Be the One
Carry On (Her Letter to Him)
Shut Me Down
Should Be You
My Other Gun
Alone With You (Maddie’s Song)
[Watch] Ne-Yo - Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)
Posted at 03:45 pm by mokhal
BRANDY SAMPLES LYKKE LI ON NEW SONG 'LET ME GO'
Brandy has released a new song from her upcoming album online.
“Let Me Go” – which features interpolates from “Tonight” by Lykke Li – is taken from the R&B artist’s upcoming sixth album, “Two Eleven,” scheduled to hit the stores on October 16 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
The track was helmed by Sean “The Pen” Garrett and Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford, who are also responsible for “Diva” by Beyonce Knowles [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], “Smooches” by Kelly Rowland [Universal Music Group / Motown Records] and “She Don’t Know” by Usher [Sony Music Entertainment / LaFace Records].
[Listen] Brandy - Let Me Go
Posted at 03:36 pm by mokhal
LABRINTH, EMELI SANDE UNVEIL VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'BENEATH YOUR BEAUTIFUL'
Labrinth has unveiled the video for his new single online.
The British singer/songwriter – real name Timothy McKenzie – has released the video for his single “Beneath Your Beautiful,” taken from his debut album on Syco Music, “Electronic Earth.”
The track – which features Emeli Sande – was co-written by Mike Posner, whose credits include “Windows Down” by Big Time Rush [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], “Boyfriend” by Justin Bieber [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings] and “With Ur Love” by Cher Lloyd [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records].
[Watch] Labrinth - Beneath Your Beautiful (featuring Emeli Sande)
Posted at 03:17 pm by mokhal
Thursday, October 04, 2012
RIHANNA CONFIRMS TITLE, RELEASE DATE FOR NEW ALBUM
Rihanna has confirmed the title and release date for her upcoming seventh album.
The Barbadian singer/songwriter has christened her next album “Seven” and will release it in the United Kingdom on November 19 and United States on November 20 via Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings.
Lead single “Diamonds” was co-written by Sia Furler (Neon Hitch, Rita Ora) and produced by Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Katy Perry, Britney Spears) and Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Beyonce Knowles, Usher Raymond).
“Seven” serves as the follow-up to 2011’s “Talk That Talk,” which debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned the hit singles “We Found Love,” “You Da One” and “Where Have You Been.”
The new collection by Rihanna will sport further productions from Fernando Garibay (Enrique Iglesias, Nicole Scherzinger), David Guetta (Estelle Swaray, Wynter Gordon), James “Jim Jonsin” Scheffer (Michelle Williams, Kelly Rowland), Ernest “No I.D.” Wilson (Toni Braxton, Janet Jackson), Lucas Secon (Conor Maynard, Jordin Sparks), Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Marcus Canty, Keke Palmer) and Da Internz: Marcos Palacious & Earnest Clark (John Legend, Diggy Simmons).
Songwriters include Makeba Riddick (Jennifer Lopez, Christina Milian), Bonnie McKee (Leona Lewis, Sky Ferreira), Kelly “Madame Buttons” Sheehan (Jason Derulo, Mary J. Blige), Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Fantasia Barrino, Jennifer Hudson), Elijah “Sean Fenton” Blake (Keyshia Cole, Alicia Keys), Claude Kelly (Lady Gaga, Tamia Washington) and Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Nicki Minaj, Jamie Foxx).
[Listen] Rihanna - Diamonds
Posted at 09:29 pm by mokhal
CHER LLOYD, BECKY G PREMIERE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'OATH'
Cher Lloyd has premiered the video for her new single online.
“Oath” – which features Becky G - is taken from the British singer/songwriter’s debut album, “Sticks & Stones,” out now on Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
The follow-up to “Want U Back” was written by Cher Lloyd along with Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald (Nicki Minaj, Kelly Rowland), Henry “Cirkut” Walter (Rihanna, Adam Lambert), Dan “Robopop” Omelio (Lana Del Rey, Maroon 5), Emily Wright (Karmin, Britney Spears) and Ammar “Ammo” Malik (Taio Cruz, Sean Paul).
[Watch] Cher Lloyd - Oath (featuring Becky G)
Posted at 08:57 pm by mokhal
ONE DIRECTION UNVEIL OFFICIAL TRACKLISTING FOR NEW ALBUM 'TAKE ME HOME'
One Direction have unveiled the official tracklisting for their upcoming sophomore album.
The British-Irish boy band – consisting of members Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson – will release “Take Me Home” in the United Kingdom on November 12 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.
Lead single “Live While We’re Young” was produced by Rami Yacoub and Carl Falk, who are also responsible for “Don’t Hold Your Breath” by Nicole Scherzinger [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records], “Starships” by Nicki Minaj [Universal Music Group / Universal Republic Records] and “Troublemaker” by Taio Cruz [Universal Music Group / Island Records].
Other producers backing One Direction on the follow-up to “Up All Night” are Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald (Avril Lavigne, Christina Aguilera), Johan “Shellback” Schuster (Carrie Underwood, Leona Lewis), Si Hulbert (Ed Sheeran, The Saturdays), Julian Bunetta (Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Nadine Coyle), Steve Mac (Alexandra Burke, Kelly Clarkson) and Guy Chambers (Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue).
Songwriters include Savan Kotecha (Cher Lloyd, Usher Raymond), Kristian Lundin (Britney Spears, Celine Dion), Sam Hollander (Kelly Rowland, Gym Class Heroes), Allan “Kool Kojak” Grigg (Kesha Sebert, Nicki Minaj), Wayne Hector (Craig David, Amanda Reifer), Ina Wroldsen (Delta Goodrem, Sophie Ellis Bextor), Lindy Robbins (Jason Derulo, Selena Gomez) and Steve Robson (Olly Murs, Paloma Faith).
One Direction – Take Me Home [Official Tracklisting]:
Live While We’re Young
Last First Kiss
Change My Mind
Back for You
They Don’t Know About Us
She’s Not Afraid
Loved You First
Still the One
[Watch] One Direction - Live While We're Young
Posted at 08:53 pm by mokhal
NE-YO, WIZ KHALIFA DEBUT NEW TRACK 'THEY DON'T MAKE 'EM LIKE YOU' ONLINE
Ne-Yo has debuted a new song online.
“They Don’t Make ‘Em Like You” – which features Wiz Khalifa – is taken from the R&B singer/songwriter’s upcoming fifth album, “R.E.D.,” scheduled for release in the United States on November 6 via Universal Music Group / Compound Entertainment / Motown Records.
The track was produced by Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, whose credits include “Think like a Man” by Jennifer Hudson featuring Ne-Yo & Rick Ross [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], “Enough of No Love” by Keyshia Cole featuring Lil Wayne [Universal Music Group / Geffen Records] and “In & Out” by Marcus Canty featuring Wale [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records].
“R.E.D.” serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “Libra Scale,” which peaked at number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned the hit singles “Beautiful Monster,” “Champagne Life” and “One in a Million.”
In addition to Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, the new collection by Ne-Yo sports further productions from Da Internz: Marcos Palacious & Earnest Clark (Kelly Rowland, Jordin Sparks), Charles “Chuck Harmony” Harmon (Fantasia Barrino, Mary J. Blige), Ernest “No I.D.” Wilson (Janet Jackson, Toni Braxton), Robert Shea Taylor (Wynter Gordon, Nicole Scherzinger), David Banner (Justin Bieber, Estelle Swaray) and The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Justin Timberlake, Tyrese Gibson).
[Listen] Ne-Yo - They Don't Make 'Em Like You (featuring Wiz Khalifa)
Posted at 08:50 pm by mokhal
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