Thursday, March 29, 2012
TONI BRAXTON PREMIERES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'I HEART YOU'
Toni Braxton debuted a new video online.
“I Heart You” marks the lead single from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming eighth album, "Heartstrings & Synagogue Vibes."
The track was written and produced by Braxton along with frequent collaborator Keri Lewis of Mint Condition.
[Watch] Toni Braxton - I Heart You
Posted at 11:34 pm by mokhal
THE SATURDAYS UNVEIL OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR NEW SINGLE '30 DAYS'
The Saturdays unveiled the official artwork for their new single “30 Days,” which is due in the UK on May 14th via Fascination / Polydor Records.
The follow-up to “My Heart Takes Over” was co-written by Autumn Rowe (Leona Lewis, Jessica Jarrell) and produced by Steve Mac (Alexandra Burke, Kelly Clarkson).
[Watch] The Saturdays - My Heart Takes Over
Posted at 08:07 pm by mokhal
RITA ORA TEAMS UP WITH EDWIN "LIL' EDDIE" SERRANO ON DEBUT ALBUM
Rita Ora teamed up with Edwin “Lil’ Eddie” Serrano on new material for her upcoming debut album.
The hit songwriter previously helmed tracks such “Is Anybody Out There?” by K’naan featuring Nelly Furtado [A&M / Octone / Wrasse Records], “Lie to Me” by Lalah Hathaway [Concord Music Group / Stax Records] and “Paper Airplanes” by Jojo [Blackground / Interscope Records].
Other songwriters backing the “How We Do (Party)” singer on the still-untitled project are Makeba Riddick (Brandy, Toni Braxton), Ester Dean (Bridget Kelly, Teyana Taylor), Terius “The Dream” Nash (Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey), Aubrey “Drake” Graham (Melanie Fiona, Justin Bieber), Kelly Sheehan (Nicole Scherzinger, Jason Derulo) and Bonnie McKee (Katy Perry, Leona Lewis).
Producers include Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Alexis Jordan, Chris Brown), Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Melanie Amaro, Britney Spears), The Runners: Andrew Harr & Jermaine Jackson (Keyshia Cole, Trey Songz), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Christina Milian, Mary J. Blige) and Future Cut: Darren Lewis & Tunde Babalola (Melanie Fiona, Lily Allen).
[Watch] DJ Fresh - Hot Right Now (featuring Rita Ora)
Posted at 08:06 pm by mokhal
BRIDGET KELLY TAPS ANDREA MARTIN, ROB KNOX FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Bridget Kelly is currently helming new material with songwriter Andrea Martin and producer Rob Knox for her upcoming debut album on Roc Nation Records.
Andrea Martin is known for co-writing hits such as “Feel Inside” by Mary J. Blige featuring Nas [Matriarch / Geffen Records], “Better in Time” by Leona Lewis [Syco Music / J Records] and “Change the Record” by Melanie Fiona featuring B.o.B [SRC / Universal Republic Records].
Rob Knox previously produced tracks like “Cold Case Love” by Rihanna [Island Def Jam Recordings], “Love Sex Magic” by Ciara featuring Justin Timberlake [Jive Records] and “I’m Sorry” by Joe Jonas [Hollywood Records].
Other musicians backing the “Thinking About Forever” singer on the still-untitled project are Da Internz: Marcos Palacious & Earnest Clark (Nicki Minaj, John Legend), LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels (Brandy, Whitney Houston), Warren “Oak” Felder (Chris Brown, Keri Hilson), Eric Bellinger (Ashanti, Jennifer Hudson) and Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Sterling Simms, Marsha Ambrosius).
[Watch] Bridget Kelly - Thinking About Forever (Acoustic)
Posted at 08:04 pm by mokhal
ALI TAMPOSI, LIVVI FRANC GRACE FIFTH ALBUM BY CIARA
Ciara enlisted the songwriting services of Ali Tamposi and Livvi Franc for her upcoming as-yet-untitled fifth album, which is due later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
Ali Tamposi is known for co-writing hits such as "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" by Kelly Clarkson [19 Entertainment / RCA Records] and "Save the Hero" by Beyonce Knowles [Music World Entertainment / Columbia Records].
Born Olivia Waithe, the Barbadian singer/songwriter previously co-wrote tracks including "Trouble for Me" by Britney Spears [Jive Records], "Pick Up the Pieces" by Jason Derulo [Beluga Heights / Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and "Walking on Snow" by Jordin Sparks [Jive Records].
Other songwriters backing Ciara on the follow-up to "Basic Instinct" are Kevin "K-Mac" McCall (Chris Brown, Lonny Bereal), Crystal "The Ink" Johnson (Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson), Johnta Austin (Melanie Fiona, Toni Braxton) and Diane Warren (Christina Aguilera, Whitney Houston).
Producers include The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Justin Timberlake, Katharine McPhee), Shondrae "Bangladesh" Crawford (Nicole Scherzinger, Kelly Rowland), Chauncey "Hit-Boy" Hollis (Kanye West, Nicki Minaj), Kenneth "Soundz" Coby (Sterling Simms, LeToya Luckett) and Christopher "Tricky" Stewart (Melanie Amaro, Wynter Gordon).
[Watch] Ciara - Like a Boy
Posted at 08:01 pm by mokhal
CHERYL COLE ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE 'CALL MY NAME'
Cheryl Cole revealed the title of her new single.
“Call My Name” marks the lead single off the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming as-yet-untitled third album on Fascination / Polydor Records.
The track was co-written by Tiffany Starr Kumar (Cassie, Kat DeLuna) and produced by Alexander “Alex da Kid” Grant (Nicki Minaj, Michelle Williams).
Other contributors on the follow-up to “Messy Little Raindrops” are Will “will.i.am” Adams (Nicole Scherzinger, Chris Brown), Taio Cruz (Usher, Jennifer Lopez), Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Emeli Sande, Alesha Dixon), Talay Riley (Rihanna, Justin Bieber) and Calvin Harris (Sophie Ellis Bextor, Kylie Minogue).
[Watch] Cheryl Cole - Fight For This Love
Posted at 07:59 pm by mokhal
JESSICA JARRELL PREVIEWS DEBUT EP 'GLOW' ONLINE
Jessica Jarrell previewed her upcoming debut EP online.
"Glow" features the tracks "Inescapable" – featuring Cody Simpson – "Watching You Move," "Shoot for the Stars" and "Here's to Life."
Lead single "Glow" was written by Jarrell along with frequent collaborators Arama Brown (Mya, Enrique Iglesias) and Toby Gad (Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson).
"Inescapable" was co-written by Autumn Rowe, who's also responsible for "30 Days" by The Saturdays [Fascination / Polydor Records], "Swagger Jagger" by Cher Lloyd [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment] and "Good Girl" by Alexis Jordan [Roc Nation / Columbia Records].
[Preview] Jessica Jarrell - Glow
Posted at 07:58 pm by mokhal
CHRIS BROWN DROPS VIDEO FOR 'HOW I FEEL'
Chris Brown debuted a new video online.
“How I Feel” is slotted for inclusion on the R&B singer/songwriter’s upcoming fifth album, “Fortune,” which is due on May 8th via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
The track was produced by Christopher “Drumma Boy” Gholson, who’s also responsible for “Right Here” by Goapele [Skyblaze / Decon Records], “Changes” by Trey Songz [Songbook / Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and “Stranger” by Usher [LaFace / Jive Records].
Other producers backing Brown on the follow-up to “F.A.M.E.” are The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Jennifer Hudson, Toni Braxton), Kevin “K-Mac” McCall (Christina Milian, Wynter Gordon), Tha Bizness: Dow Jones & Justin Henderson (Brandy, Sean Garrett), Eric Hudson (Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston) and The Runners: Andrew Harr & Jermaine Jackson (Keyshia Cole, Avril Lavigne).
[Watch] Chris Brown - How I Feel
Posted at 07:56 pm by mokhal
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
GOAPELE PREMIERES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'TEARS ON MY PILLOW'
Goapele unveiled a new video online.
“Tears on My Pillow” marks the second single off the R&B singer/songwriter’s fourth studio album, “Break of Dawn.”
The follow-up to “Play” was produced by Bobby Ozuna, who’s also behind “Love That Girl” by Raphael Saadiq [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], “Circus” by Kelis [LaFace / Jive Records] and “Ain’t Nobody Worryin” by Anthony Hamilton [So So Def / Zomba / Arista Records].
[Watch] Goapele - Tears on My Pillow
Posted at 07:43 pm by mokhal
AZEALIA BANKS SETS RELEASE DATE FOR DEBUT EP '1991'
Azealia Banks has scheduled a release date for her upcoming debut EP.
“1991” will hit online outlets on April 17th via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.
The set is preceded by new single “Fuck Up the Fun,” produced by Diplo.
Born Thomas Wesley Pentz, the Philadelphia-based hitmaker is also responsible for “End of Time” by Beyonce Knowles [Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records], “Beat of My Drum” by Nicola Roberts [Polydor Records] and “Climax” by Usher [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].
[Listen] Azealia Banks - Fuck Up the Fun
Posted at 07:42 pm by mokhal
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