Tuesday, April 03, 2012
COVER DRIVE UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR DEBUT ALBUM 'BAJAN STYLE'
Cover Drive have unveiled the official artwork for their upcoming debut album, "Bajan Style," which is due on April 30th via Geffen / Polydor Records.
New single "Sparks" will be available on April 22nd. The follow-up to "Twilight" was co-written by Wayne Hector (Tanya Lacey, Nicki Minaj) and produced by Steve Mac (Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke).
Other album contributors include Future Cut: Darren Lewis & Tunde Babalola (Rihanna, Melanie Fiona), Autumn Rowe (Cher Lloyd, Jessica Jarrell), Marty James (Pixie Lott, Chris Rene), Jonathan "J.R." Rotem (Britney Spears, Jason Derulo), Andreas "Quiz" Romdhane (Meleni Smith, Geri Halliwell), Ina Wroldsen (Sophie Ellis Bextor, Delta Goodrem) and Josef Larossi (Nicole Scherzinger, Hayden Panettiere).
[Watch] Cover Drive - Sparks
Posted at 12:05 am by mokhal
Monday, April 02, 2012
MONICA PREVIEWS SEVENTH ALBUM 'NEW LIFE' ONLINE
Monica has released a preview of her upcoming seventh album, “New Life,” which is scheduled to hit stores and online outlets on April 10 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
The R&B songstress has unveiled snippets of five of the LP’s tracks – “Daddy’s Good Girl,” “Man Who Has Everything,” “Cry,” “Catch Me” and “In 3D.”
Monica’s new album follows “Still Standing,” which peaked at number 2 in the US and spawned hits such as “Everything to Me” and “Love All Over Me.”
As previously reported, “New Life” sports productions from Richard “Rico Love” Butler (Brandy, Kelly Rowland), Cainon Lamb (Fantasia, Keyshia Cole), Jamal “Polow Da Don” Jones (Usher, Keri Hilson), Salaam Remi (Ciara, Nelly Furtado), Jermaine Dupri (Ashanti, Mariah Carey), Bryan Michael Cox (Aaliyah, Toni Braxton) and Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot (Ginuine, Angie Stone).
[Preview] Monica - New Life
Posted at 08:02 pm by mokhal
MELANIE B INKS NEW RECORD DEAL WITH EMI MUSIC AUSTRALIA
British singer/songwriter Melanie B signed a new record deal with EMI Music Australia and will release her upcoming third album later this year.
EMI Music is one of the world's leading music companies, home to some of the most successful and best known recording artists such as Empire of the Sun, Coldplay, Gorillaz, Robbie Williams and Katy Perry.
Melanie B's debut album, "Hot," peaked at number 28 in the UK and spawned hits such as "I Want You Back" – featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliot - "Tell Me," "Lullaby" and "Feels So Good."
"Hot" also featured productions and songwriting contributions from Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis (Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson), Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins (Brandy, Toni Braxton), LaShawn "Big Shiz" Daniels (Melanie Fiona, Jennifer Lopez), Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley (Rihanna, Justin Timberlake), Julian Gallagher (Gabrielle, Kylie Minogue) and Richard "Biffco" Stannard (Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton).
[Watch] Melanie B - Feels So Good
Posted at 07:57 pm by mokhal
COVER DRIVE DEBUT NEW SONG 'WHAT I LIKE' ONLINE
Cover Drive have posted a new song online.
“What I Like” is a B-side to their upcoming single “Sparks,” due in the UK on April 23rd via Geffen / Polydor Records.
The follow-up to “Twilight” was co-written by Wayne Hector (Nicki Minaj, Craig David) and produced by Steve Mac (Kelly Clarkson, Leona Lewis).
Cover Drive’s upcoming debut album, “Bajan Style,” is scheduled to hit stores and online outlets on April 30th. The title track was helmed by Darren Lewis and Tunde Babalola of UK production duo Future Cut.
[Watch] Cover Drive - What I Like (Official Lyric Video)
Posted at 07:52 pm by mokhal
Sunday, April 01, 2012
LABRINTH UNVEILS OFFICIAL SONGWRITING CREDITS FOR DEBUT ALBUM 'ELECTRONIC EARTH'
Labrinth – born Timothy McKenzie – unveiled the official songwriting credits for his upcoming debut album, "Electronic Earth," which is due in the UK on April 2nd via Syco Music.
The set boasts hit singles "Let the Sun Shine," "Earthquake" and "Last Time."
Album contributors include Emeli Sande (Alexandra Burke, Leona Lewis), Mike Posner (Justin Bieber, Neon Hitch), Claude Kelly (Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston), Rami Yacoub (Celine Dion, Enrique Iglesias), Carl Falk (Nicole Scherzinger, Taio Cruz) and Wayne Hector (Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears).
Labrinth – Electronic Earth [Track List and Songwriting Credits]:
Climb on Board: (Timothy McKenzie, Marc Williams).
Earthquake: (Timothy McKenzie, Patrick "Tinie Tempah" Okogwu, Marc Williams).
Last Time: (Timothy McKenzie, Marc Williams).
Treatment: (Timothy McKenzie, Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk).
Express Yourself: (Charles Wright).
Let the Sun Shine: (Timothy McKenzie).
Beneath Your Beautiful: (Timothy McKenzie, Emeli Sande, Mike Posner).
Sundown: (Timothy McKenzie, Marc Williams, Joni Mitchell).
Sweet Riot: (Timothy McKenzie).
Vultures: (Timothy McKenzie, Claude Kelly, Wayne Hector).
[Watch] Labrinth - Last Time
Posted at 07:45 pm by mokhal
CHRIS BROWN DROPS TWO NEW SONGS - 'OH YEAH,' 'SEE THROUGH' - ONLINE
Chris Brown posted two new songs online.
"Oh Yeah" and "See Through" are slotted for inclusion the R&B crooner's upcoming fifth album, "Fortune," which is due on May 8th via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
As previously reported, the follow-up to "F.A.M.E." will be preceded by new singles "Till I Die" – featuring Big Sean & Wiz Khalifa – and "Sweet Love."
Album producers include The Runners: Andrew Harr & Jermaine Jackson (Keyshia Cole, Trey Songz), Jamal "Polow Da Don" Jones (Monica, Christina Aguilera), Tha Bizness: Dow Jones & Justin Henderson (Brandy, Estelle Swaray), Eric Hudson (Kanye West, Whitney Houston) and The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Justin Timberlake, Fantasia Barrino).
Songwriting contributors are Kevin "K-Mac" McCall (Ciara, Wynter Gordon), Amber Streeter (Justin Bieber, Kelly Rowland), Lonny Bereal (Jamie Foxx, LeToya Luckett), Durrell "Tank" Babbs (Aaliyah, Marques Houston) and Kevin "K.C." Cossom (Keri Hilson, Mary J. Blige).
[Listen] Chris Brown - Oh Yeah
[Listen] Chris Brown - See Through
Posted at 07:44 pm by mokhal
ORIGINAL SUGABABES LINEUP INKS NEW DEAL WITH POLYDOR RECORDS
The original Sugababes lineup – consisting of members Keisha Buchanan, Mutya Buena and Siobhan Donaghy – has signed a new deal with Polydor Records and will release their upcoming album later this year.
Polydor Records is home to other artists such as Cover Drive, The Saturdays, Lady GaGa, Take That, Nicole Scherzinger, One Republic, Lana Del Rey, Demi Lovato, Enrique Iglesias and Cheryl Cole.
The still-untitled project is confirmed to boast productions from Richard "Biff" Stannard (Gabrielle, Sophie Ellis Bextor), Shahid "Naughty Boy" Khan (Alesha Dixon, Professor Green), Uzoechi "MNEK" Emenike (A*M*E, The Wanted) and Harry Craze & Hugo Chegwin (Labrinth, Tinie Tempah).
Songwriters include Angela Hunte (Britney Spears, Livvi Franc), Karen Poole (Janet Jackson, Kelly Clarkson), Emeli Sande (Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke) and Wayne Hector (Nicki Minaj, Craig David).
[Watch] Sugababes - Overload
Posted at 07:42 pm by mokhal
Saturday, March 31, 2012
ALEXANDRA BURKE ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE 'LET IT GO'
Alexandra Burke announced the title of her next single.
"Let It Go" marks the second single taken from the British singer/songwriter's upcoming sophomore album, which is due later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
Lead single "Elephant" entered the UK charts at number 3 earlier this month. The track was written by Burke along with Erick Morillo, Brittany Burton, Harry Romero, Jose Nunez and Josh Wilkinson.
[Watch] Alexandra Burke - Elephant (featuring Erick Morillo)
Posted at 07:48 pm by mokhal
SHAKIRA DRAFTS THE RUNNERS FOR UPCOMING EIGHTH ALBUM
Shakira is scheduled to collaborate with The Runners on new material for her upcoming eighth album.
Consisting of members Andrew Harr and Jermaine Jackson, the production duo are behind hits such as “Cheers (Drink to That)” by Rihanna [Island Def Jam Recordings], “All of the Night” by Kelly Rowland [Motown / Universal Republic Records] and “How We Do (Party)” by Rita Ora [Roc Nation / Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].
Other musicians backing the Columbian singer/songwriter on the still-untitled follow-up to “Sale-el-Sol” are Nadir “RedOne” Khayat (Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez), James “Jim Jonsin” Scheffer (Michelle Williams, Jamie Foxx), Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Jazmine Sullivan, Priscilla Renea), Martin “Max Martin” Sandberg (Avril Lavigne, Celine Dion) and Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald (Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj).
Songwriters include Aliaune “Akon” Thiam (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston), Richard “Rico Love” Butler (Mary J. Blige, Keri Hilson), Olivia “Livvi Franc” Waithe (Ciara, Jordin Sparks), Ali Tamposi (Kelly Clarkson, Beyonce Knowles), Terius “The Dream” Nash (Christina Milian, Nicole Scherzinger).
[Watch] Shakira - Whenever, Wherever
Posted at 07:39 am by mokhal
CHRIS BROWN UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR NEW SINGLE 'SWEET LOVE'
Chris Brown unveiled the official artwork for his new single "Sweet Love," taken from the R&B singer/songwriter's upcoming fifth album, "Fortune," which is scheduled to hit the stores and online outlets on May 8th via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
As previously reported, the follow-up to "F.A.M.E." is confirmed to boast productions and songwriting contributions from 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, Trey Songz), Eric Hudson (Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston), The Runners: Andrew Harr & Jermaine Jackson (Keyshia Cole, Avril Lavigne) and Amber Streeter (Estelle, Kelly Rowland).
[Listen] Chris Brown - Sweet Love
Posted at 07:24 am by mokhal
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