Wednesday, April 04, 2012
ORIGINAL SUGABABES LINEUP REUNITES WITH CAMERON MCVEY ON NEW ALBUM
The original Sugababes lineup – consisting of members Keisha Buchanan, Mutya Buena and Siobhan Donaghy – have reunited with Cameron McVey on new material for their upcoming debut album.
The pair previously teamed up on the tracks "Overload," "Look at Me," "One Touch," "Lush Life," "New Year" and "Run for Cover," taken from the British trio's debut album, "One Touch."
McVey is also known for producing hits such as "Buddy X" by Neneh Cherry [Virgin Records], "Never Ever" by All Saints [London Records] and "See It in a Boy's Eyes" by Jamelia [Parlophone Records].
Other producers on the still-untitled Polydor project are 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 - Run for Cover
Posted at 12:32 am by mokhal
TANK UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR FIFTH ALBUM 'THIS IS HOW I FEEL'
Tank unveiled the official artwork for his upcoming fifth album, “This is How I Feel,” which is due on May 8th via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.
The set is preceded by new single “Next Breath,” written by Durrell “Tank” Babbs along with Sammie Bush, Christopher “C4” Umana, Kevin “K-Mac” McCall and Evan “The Composer” Powell.
As previously reported, the follow-up to "Now or Never" is expected to boast additional alliances with Eric Hudson (Mary J. Blige, Christina Milian), Amber "Se7en" Streeter (Chris Brown, Justin Bieber), Lonny Bereal (Jamie Foxx, LeToya Luckett) and Tyler "T-Minus" Williams (Diggy Simmons, Bei Maejor).
[Watch] Tank - Next Breath
Posted at 12:30 am by mokhal
REBECCA FERGUSON UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR NEW SINGLE 'GLITTER & GOLD'
Rebecca Ferguson unveiled the official artwork for her new single “Glitter & Gold,” taken from the British singer/songwriter’s debut album on Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment, “Heaven.”
The follow-up to “Too Good to Lose” was written by Ferguson along with Alex Smith (Esmee Denters, Olly Murs), Paul Barry (Marcus Collins, Enrique Iglesias) and Mark Taylor (Kylie Minogue, Nicole Scherzinger).
"Heaven" sports additional contributions from Francis "Eg" White (James Morrison, Diana Vickers), Brian Higgins (Sophie Ellis Bextor, Alesha Dixon), Fraser T. Smith (Leona Lewis, Britney Spears) and Steve Booker (Pixie Lott, Alexandra Burke).
[Watch] Rebecca Ferguson - Glitter & Gold
Posted at 12:28 am by mokhal
DEMI LOVATO PREMIERES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'GIVE YOUR HEART A BREAK'
Demi Lovato debuted a new video online.
"Give Your Heart a Break" marks the second single from the pop artist's third album, "Unbroken."
The follow-up to "Skyscraper" was written and produced by Josh Alexander & Billy Steinberg, who are also responsible for "That's More Like It" by Selena Gomez & the Scene [Hollywood Records], "Best You Never Had" by Leona Lewis [Syco Music / J Records] and "Don't Let It Go To Your Head" by Fefe Dobson [Island Def Jam Recordings].
"Unbroken" sports additional alliances with Toby Gad (Alicia Keys, Meleni Smith), Lindy Robbins (Jason Derulo, Nicole Scherzinger), Rock Mafia: Antonia Armato & Tim James (Miley Cyrus, Pia Toscano), Shelly Peiken (Jessie J, Christina Aguilera), Emanuel Kiriakou (Whitney Houston, Celine Dion), Priscilla Renea (Alexandra Burke, Melanie Fiona) and Ryan "Alias" Tedder (Adele, Beyonce Knowles).
[Watch] Demi Lovato - Give Your Heart a Break
Posted at 12:02 am by mokhal
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
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