Sunday, April 15, 2012
LAURIANA MAE ENLISTS TOBY GAD FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Lauriana Mae enlisted the production services of Toby Gad for her upcoming debut album on Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.
The German hitmaker previously produced songs such as “Dub on the Track” by Cher Lloyd [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment], “The War is Over” by Kelly Clarkson [19 Entertainment / RCA Records] and “Stuttering” by Jazmine Sullivan [Arista / J Records].
Other musicians backing Mae on the still-untitled project are Kwame Holland (Marlon Roudette, Christina Aguilera), Julie Frost (Dia Frampton, Marina and the Diamonds), Chuck Harmony (Kelly Rowland, Janet Jackson) and Ammar Malik (Taio Cruz, Sean Paul).
In related news, look out for more of Toby Gad’s productions on the next projects by The Wanted [Geffen Records], Carly Rae Jepsen [Schoolboy / Interscope Records], Karmin [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], Pia Toscano [Interscope Records], Neon Hitch [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and Rachel Crow [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].
[Listen] Lauriana Mae - Suicide Bomb
Posted at 07:49 pm by mokhal
SANTIGOLD UNVEILS OFFICIAL TRACKLISTING FOR UPCOMING SOPHOMORE ALBUM 'MASTER OF MY MAKE-BELIEVE'
Santigold – real name Santi White - unveiled the official track list for her upcoming sophomore album, “Master of My Make-Believe,” which is due in the United Kingdom on April 23 and the United States on May 1 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.
In addition to lead singles “Big Mouth” and “Disparate Youth,” the follow-up to “Santogold” is confirmed to boast productions from John Hill (Shakira, Natasha Bedingfield), Greg Kurstin (Lily Allen, Sky Ferreira), David “Switch” Taylor (Beyonce, Christina Aguilera), Wesley “Diplo” Pentz (Azealia Banks, Chris Brown) and Alexander “Boys Noize” Ridha (Depeche Mode, Snoop Dogg).
Santigold – Master of My Make-Believe [Official Tracklisting]:
Go! (featuring Karen O)
God from the Machine
Freak Like Me
This Isn’t Our Parade
The Riot’s Gone
Pirate in the Water
Look at these Hoes
[Watch] Santigold - Disparate Youth
Posted at 07:48 pm by mokhal
EMELI SANDE REUNITES WITH SHAHID "NAUGHTY BOY" KHAN ON NEW SONG 'WONDER'
Emeli Sande recorded a new song entitled "Wonder" along with frequent collaborator Shahid "Naughty Boy" Khan.
As previously reported, another new track in the shape of "Happy Never After" was written along with hit songwriter Diane Warren.
It has not yet been confirmed whether "Wonder" and "Happy Never After" will feature on a repackage of the Sande's debut album "Our Version of Events" or her next studio collection.
However, the Scottish singer/songwriter will release her next single "My Kind of Love" as the follow-up to "Next to Me," which peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart.
Fans of Sande's poignant songwriting should also keep an eye on the upcoming projects by Dalilah [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records], Cover Drive [Geffen / Polydor Records], Alicia Keys [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Sugababes [Polydor Records], Leona Lewis [Syco Music / Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Ms. Dynamite [Dynamic Ventures / Relentless Records] and Alexandra Burke [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].
[Watch] Emeli Sande - Next to Me
Posted at 07:46 pm by mokhal
HOT CHELLE RAE DEBUT VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'HONESTLY'
Hot Chelle Rae are out with the video for their new single "Honestly," taken from the Nashville rock pop band's sophomore album, "Whatever," out now on Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
The follow-up to "I Like It Like That" was written by band members Ryan Follese, Nash Overstreet and Ian Keaggy along with Claude Kelly (Labrinth, Delta Goodrem), Sam "S*A*M" Hollander (Cobra Starship, Katy Perry) and Dave "Sluggo" Katz (Gym Class Heroes, Kelly Rowland).
[Watch] Hot Chelle Rae - Honestly
Posted at 07:44 pm by mokhal
Saturday, April 14, 2012
RACHEL CROW TEAMS UP WITH TOBY GAD ON DEBUT ALBUM
Rachel Crow added Toby Gad to the list of producers on her upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album, which is due later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
Gad has previously produced hits such as "If I Were a Boy" by Beyonce Knowles [Music World Entertainment / Columbia Records], "Love Is My Disease" by Alicia Keys [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and "Eat Dirt" by Susan Justice [Kite / Capitol Records].
Look out for more of his productions on the next projects by Sabi [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records], Paloma Faith [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], John Legend [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], Leona Lewis [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Tulisa Contostavlos [Universal Music Group / Island Records], Cover Drive [Geffen / Polydor Records], Nicole Scherzinger [Interscope Records] and Pia Toscano [Interscope Records].
[Watch] Rachel Crow - I Want It That Way
Posted at 08:34 pm by mokhal
Friday, April 13, 2012
ALEXANDRA BURKE SETS TITLE, RELEASE DATE FOR UPCOMING SOPHOMORE ALBUM
Alexandra Burke dubbed her upcoming sophomore album "Heartbreak on Hold" and will release it in the United Kingdom on June 4 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
Lead single "Elephant" was written by Burke along with Erick Morillo, Brittany Burton, Harry Romero, Jose Nunez and Josh Wilkinson. The track debuted in the UK Singles Chart at number 3.
New single "Let It Go" is scheduled to hit the stores on May 27. The song was written by Mich "Cutfather" Hansen along with Jason Gill and Belle Humble.
The follow-up to "Overcome" is confirmed to sport additional alliances with Mike Spencer (Loick Essien, Beverley Knight), Autumn Rowe (Jessica Jarrell, Cher Lloyd), Lucas Secon (Jordin Sparks, Kylie Minogue), Emeli Sande (Leona Lewis, Cheryl Cole), David Guetta (Estelle Swaray, Wynter Gordon) and Priscilla Renea (Demi Lovato, Chris Brown).
[Watch] Alexandra Burke - Elephant (featuring Erick Morillo)
Posted at 08:30 pm by mokhal
DELILAH UNVEILS 'BREATHE' REMIX
Delilah has debuted new remix of her new single "Breathe" online.
The British singer/songwriter’s hit has been reworked by Martin “Emalkay” Lawrence, who's best known for his 2009 single “When I Look at You.” He also released his debut album, “Eclipse,” in May 2011 via Dub Police Records.
Meanwhile, Delilah’s debut album, tentatively entitled “Breather,” is due later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.
The highly-anticipated set is expected to sport alliances from Reginald "Syience" Perry (Gabrielle, Marsha Ambrosius), Emeli Sande (Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke), Salaam Remi (Amy Winehouse, Craig David), Rick Nowels (Lana Del Rey, Shaznay Lewis), Fraser T. Smith (Rebecca Ferguson, Britney Spears), Sia Furler (Christina Aguilera, Neon Hitch), Dan Carey (Kylie Minogue, Lily Allen) and Guy Chambers (Marlon Roudette, Delta Goodrem).
[Listen] Delilah - Breathe (Emalkay Remix)
Posted at 05:36 pm by mokhal
REBECCA FERGUSON DEBUTS VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'GLITTER & GOLD'
Rebecca Ferguson is out with the video 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 05:34 pm by mokhal
RACHEL CROW ENLISTS AUTUMN ROWE FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Autumn Rowe is among the musicians confirmed on Rachel Crow’s upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album, which is due later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
Rowe is known for co-writing hits such as “30 Days” by The Saturdays [Fascination / Polydor Records], “Swagger Jagger” by Cher Lloyd [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment] and “Inescapable” by Jessica Jarrell featuring Cody Simpson [Kite Records].
Look out for more of Rowe’s poignant songwriting on the next projects by Christina Aguilera [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Leona Lewis [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Kelis [will.i.am Music Group / Interscope Records], Cover Drive [Geffen / Polydor Records], Alexandra Burke [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Sabi [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and Little Mix [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment].
[Watch] Rachel Crow - Can You Feel It
Posted at 05:31 pm by mokhal
CHRIS RENE DRAFTS MICHAEL BUSBEE FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Chris Rene added Michael Busbee to the list of contributors on his upcoming debut album, which is due later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
Busbee is known for co-writing and producing hits such as “Dark Side” by Kelly Clarkson [19 Entertainment / RCA Records], “Bad Boys” by Alexandra Burke featuring Flo Rida [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records] and “Our Kind of Love” by Lady Antebellum [Capitol Nashville Records].
Other musicians backing Rene on the still-untitled project are Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Britney Spears, Paris Hilton), Marty James (Jason Derulo, Pixie Lott), Carsten "Soulshock" Schack (Estelle, Keyshia Cole), Ali Tamposi (Shakira, Leona Lewis), Dwayne "Supa Dups" Chin-Quee (Drake, Sean Paul), Claude Kelly (Brandy, Whitney Houston), Matthew "Boi-1da" Samuels (Keri Hilson, Nicole Scherzinger) and Olivia "Livvi Franc" Waithe (Pia Toscano, Cheryl Cole).
[Watch] Chris Rene - Young Homie
Posted at 05:30 pm by mokhal
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