Wednesday, February 08, 2012
LABRINTH UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR DEBUT ALBUM 'ELECTRONIC EARTHQUAKE'
Labrinth unveiled the official artwork for his upcoming debut album, "Electronic Earth," which is due on March 19th via Syco Music.
The set is preceded by lead singles "Let the Sun Shine," "Earthquake" and "Last Time." Scottish singer/songwriter Emeli Sande is confirmed to feature on the track "Beneath Your Beautiful."
Posted at 04:49 pm by mokhal
NICKI MINAJ ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE DETAILS
Nicki Minaj has dubbed “Starships” as the next single from her upcoming sophomore album, “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded,” which is due on April 3rd via Young Money / Cash Money / Universal Motown Records.
The follow up to “Stupid Hoe” was written by Minaj along with Wayne Hector (Craig David, Britney Spears), Rami Yacoub (Celine Dion, Enrique Iglesias) and Carl Falk (Taio Cruz, Nicole Scherzinger).
Posted at 04:29 pm by mokhal
MARIO ENLISTS SHAMA "SAK PASE" JOSEPH FOR NEW ALBUM 'RESTORATION'
R&B crooner Mario enlisted the production services of Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph for his upcoming album, “Restoration,” which is due later this year via RCA Records.
The super producer is known for helming hits such as “Man Down” by Rihanna [Island Def Jam Records], “Drummer Boy” by Alesha Dixon [Asylum / Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and “Made in America” by Jay-Z & Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean [Roc-A-Fella / Roc Nation / Island Def Jam Records].
Other musicians backing the “How Do I Breathe” singer on the follow-up to “D.N.A.” are Noel “Detail” Fisher (Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj), Kevin “K-Mac” McCall (Wynter Gordon, Joe Jonas), Rico Love (Kelly Rowland, Melanie Fiona), Harmony "H-Money" Samuels (Eric Bellinger, Chris Brown), Ronald "Young Yonny" Ferebee Jr. (Christina Milian, Trey Songz) and The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Jennifer Hudson, Toni Braxton).
Posted at 04:28 pm by mokhal
KARA DIOGUARDI, MICHAEL BUSBEE GRACE DEBUT ALBUM BY PIA TOSCANO
Add songwriter Kara DioGuardi and music producer Michael Busbee to the list of contributors on Pia Toscano’s upcoming debut album on Interscope Records.
DioGuardi recently co-wrote tracks such as “Fucked in Love” by Cobra Starship [Fueled By Ramen / Decaydance Records], “Wildfire” by Sara Evans [RCA Nashville Records] and “Hurricane” by Theory of a Deadman [604 / Roadrunner Records].
Busbee is responsible for hits such as “Bad Boys” by Alexandra Burke featuring Flo Rida [Syco Music / Epic Records], “Dark Side” by Kelly Clarkson [19 Entertainment / RCA Records] and “If I Have to Wait” by Toni Braxton [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].
Other musicians backing Toscano on the still-untitled project are Harvey “The Underdogs” Mason Jr. (Chris Brown, Jennifer Hudson), Ali Tamposi (Cover Drive, Beyonce Knowles), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson), Bonnie McKee (Leona Lewis, Katharine McPhee), Rock Mafia: Tim James & Antonia Armato (David Archuleta, Miley Cyrus), Lindy Robbins (Nicole Scherzinger, Jordin Sparks), Toby Gad (Alicia Keys, Natasha Bedingfield), Andrea Martin (Melanie Fiona, Mary J. Blige), Brian Kennedy (Marie Digby, Jesse McCartney), Olivia “Livvi Franc” Waithe (Jason Derulo, Cheryl Cole), Nasri “The Messengers” Atweh (Justin Bieber, Cody Simpson), Esther Dean (Kelly Rowland, Rita Ora) and Steve Robson (Olly Murs, Carrie Underwood).
Posted at 04:25 pm by mokhal
ESTELLE REVEALS OFFICIAL TRACK LIST FOR NEW ALBUM 'ALL OF ME'
British singer/songwriter Estelle unveiled the official track list for her upcoming 3rd album, “All of Me,” which is due on February 28th via Home School / Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.
The set is preceded by new single “Thank You,” featuring Akon. The track was written by Aliaune “Akon” Thiam along with Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Arden “Keys” Altino and Akene “The Champ” Dunkley.
Other album contributors include John Legend (Keyshia Cole, Chrisette Michele), Autumn Rowe (Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke), Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford (Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles), Wycelf Jean (Mary J. Blige, Lauryn Hill), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Brandy, Janet Jackson), Donald Cannon (Asher Roth, Big Sean), Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg (Pixie Lott, Kylie Minogue) and Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia Barrino).
Estelle – All of Me [Official Track List]:
You And I
Love the Way We Used To
Don’t Break It
Break My Heart
Who We Are
Found My Way
Back to Love
Speak Ya Mind
Do My Thing
Posted at 04:24 pm by mokhal
EMELI SANDE UNVEILS OFFICIAL SONGWRITING CREDITS FOR DEBUT ALBUM 'OUR VERSION OF EVENTS'
Scottish singer/songwriter Emeli Sande unveiled the official songwriting credits for her upcoming debut album, “Our Version of Events,” which is due on February 13th via EMI / Virgin Records.
The set is preceded by new single “Next to Me,” which was written by Sande along with Harry Craze and Hugo Chegwen.
Other album contributors include Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Cheryl Cole, Alesha Dixon), Mike Spencer (Loick Essien, Kylie Minogue), Emile Haynie (Lana Del Rey, Kanye West) and Alicia Keys (Christina Aguilera, Marsha Ambrosius).
Emeli Sande – Our Version of Events [Track List + Songwriting Credits]:
Heaven: (Emeli Sande, Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan, Harry Craze, Hugo Chegwen).
My Kind of Love: (Emeli Sande).
Where I Sleep: (Emeli Sande, Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan).
Mountains: (Emeli Sande, Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan, James Murray, Mustafa Omer).
Clown: (Emeli Sande, Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan, Grant Mitchell).
Daddy: (Emeli Sande, Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan, James Murray, Mustafa Omer).
Maybe: (Emeli Sande, Paul Herman, Ashton Millard).
Suitcase: (Emeli Sande, Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan, Ben Harrison).
Breaking the Law: (Emeli Sande, Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan, Ben Harrison).
Next to Me: (Emeli Sande, Harry Craze, Hugo Chegwen).
River: (Emeli Sande, Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan).
Lifetime: (Emeli Sande, Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan, Glyn Aikens).
Hope: (Emeli Sande, Alicia Keys).
Read All About It (Pt. III): (Emeli Sande, Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan).
Posted at 04:22 pm by mokhal
NEON HITCH DROPS OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'FUCK U BETTA'
Neon Hitch is out with the official lyric video for her new single “Fuck U Betta,” taken from the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming debut album, “Beg, Borrow and Steal,” which is due later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.
The track was written by Hitch along with Lauren Christy (Avril Lavigne, Britney Spears) and Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry).
[Watch] Neon Hitch - Fuck U Betta [Lyric Video]
Posted at 04:20 pm by mokhal
Tuesday, February 07, 2012
MADONNA REVEALS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR STANDARD EDITION OF NEW ALBUM 'MDNA'
Madonna revealed the official artwork for the standard edition of her upcoming album, “MDNA,” which is due on March 26th via Live Nation / Interscope Records. The set is preceded by lead single “Give Me All Your Luvin’,” featuring Nicki Minaj and M.I.A.
As previously reported, the follow-up to “Hard Candy” will boast productions and songwriting contributions from Martin Solveig, Priscilla Renea, William Orbit, Jean Baptiste, Marco “Benny” Benassi & Alle “Alessandro” Benassi, Julie Frost, Michael Tordjman, Jimmy Harry, Michael Malih, Indigo Muanza, Ryan Buendia, Alain Whyte and The Demolition Crew: Demacio “Demo” Castellon, Mike Anthony, Square Boogie & Jax.
Posted at 04:47 pm by mokhal
SUSAN JUSTICE UNVEILS NEW SINGLE 'EAT DIRT'
Susan Justice is out with her new single, “Eat Dirt,” taken from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming debut album on Capitol Records.
The track was written by Justice along with frequent collaborator Toby Gad, who’s also behind “Cover Girl” by Big Time Rush [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], “Taken” by One Direction [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment] and “Skyscraper” by Demi Lovato [Hollywood Records].
Other musicians expected to back Justice on the still-untitled project are The Smeezingtones: Bruno Maris, Ari Levine & Phillip Lawrence (Melanie Fiona, Livvi Franc), Kara DioGuardi (Colbie Caillat, Britney Spears), Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Leona Lewis, Jason Derulo) and Shelly Peiken (Jessie J, Christina Aguilera).
Posted at 04:46 pm by mokhal
TULISA CONTOSTAVLOS TEAMS UP WITH TOBY GAD ON DEBUT ALBUM
Tulisa Contostavlos has added music producer Toby Gad, singer/songwriter Rachel Rabin and rapper Ty$ to the list of musicians on her upcoming debut album, which is due on May 7th via Island Records.
Gad is responsible for hits such as “Dub on the Track” by Cher Lloyd [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment], “Einstein” by Kelly Clarkson [19 Entertainment / RCA Records] and “Love You to Death” by Pixie Lott [Mercury Records].
As previously reported, Carsten “Soulshock” Schack also contributed to the still-untitled project. The Danish hitmaker previously helmed “International Love” by Pitbull featuring Chris Brown [Mr. 305 / RCA / Polo Grounds / J Records] and “Try With Me” by Nicole Scherzinger [Interscope Records].
Posted at 04:40 pm by mokhal
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