Saturday, April 21, 2012
NE-YO RENAMES UPCOMING FIFTH ALBUM 'THE CRACKS IN MR. PERFECT'
Ne-Yo renamed the title of his upcoming fifth album from "The Cracks in Mr. Perfect" to “The R.E.D. Album” and will release it later this year via Compound Entertainment / Universal Music Group / Motown Records.
Tentative lead single “Don’t Make ‘Em Like You No More” was produced by Harmony "H-Money" Samuels, who's also responsible for "So Many Girls" by JLS [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], "Think Like a Man" by Jennifer Hudson [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and "Champion" by Chipmunk featuring Chris Brown [Sony Music Entertainment / Jive Records].
Other contributors on the follow-up to "Libra Scale" are Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Christina Milian, Beyonce Knowles), Ernest "No I.D." Wilson (Janet Jackson, Toni Braxton), Chuck Harmony (Keri Hilson, Fantasia Barrino), Sandy Wilhelm (Nicole Scherzinger, Kelly Rowland) and David Banner (Justin Bieber, Trey Songz).
[Watch] Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
Posted at 11:34 am by mokhal
NEON HITCH ENLISTS ANGELA HUNTE FOR DEBUT ALBUM 'BEG, BORROW & STEAL'
Neon Hitch enlisted the songwriting services of Angela Hunte for her upcoming debut album on Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records, "Beg, Borrow & Steal."
Hunte is known for helming tracks including "Empire State of Mind" by Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys [Roc Nation / Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records], "Do Something" by Britney Spears [Sony Music Entertainment / Jive Records] and "Bang Bang" by Melanie Fiona [SRC / Universal Republic Records].
Other songwriters backing Hitch on "Beg, Borrow & Steal" are Sia Furler (Christina Aguilera, Leona Lewis), Traci Hale (Nicole Scherzinger, Blu Cantrell), Ester Dean (Kelly Clarkson, Chris Brown), Lauren Christy (Avril Lavigne, Katie Melua), Cathy Dennis (Janet Jackson, Pixie Lott), Evan "Kidd" Bogart (Jennifer Lopez, Wynter Gordon), Kara DioGuardi (Ashlee Simpson, Carrie Underwood), Richard "Rico Love" Butler (Monica, Beyonce Knowles), Mike Posner (Justin Bieber, Emeli Sande), Jason Derulo (Cassie, Sean Kingston) and Peter "Bruno Mars" Hernandez (Adam Lambert, Cee Lo Green).
[Watch] Neon Hitch - Fuck U Betta
Posted at 11:29 am by mokhal
STEFANO LANGONE DEBUTS NEW SINGLE 'I'M ON A ROLL,' FEATURING NEW BOYZ & ROCK MAFIA
Stefano Langone debuted his new single online.
"I'm On a Roll" – featuring New Boyz & Rock Mafia – is taken from the pop artist's upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album on Hollywood Records.
The track was written by Dennis "Static Revenger" White (Wynter Gordon, Stan Walker) along with Rock Mafia: Tim James & Antonia Armato (Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez & The Scene).
[Listen] Stefano Langone - I'm On a Roll
Posted at 11:27 am by mokhal
BRANDY REUNITES WITH CRYSTAL NICOLE ON NEW ALBUM 'TWO ELEVEN'
Brandy teamed up with hit songwriter Crystal Nicole on new material for her upcoming sixth album, "Two Eleven," which is due later this year via Chameleon / Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
The pair previously collaborated on the Rodney Jerkins-produced "Shattered Heart," taken from the artist's fifth album "Human."
Nicole is also known for co-writing "Amazing" by Monica [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], "25/8" by Mary J. Blige [Matriarch / Geffen Records], "I Got This" by Jennifer Hudson [Arista / J Records], and "Touch My Body" by Mariah Carey [Island Def Jam Recordings].
Other songwriters backing Brandy on "Two Eleven" are Amber "Se7en" Streeter (Estelle Swaray, Trey Songz), Chris Brown (Teyana Taylor, Justin Bieber), Lonny Bereal (Kelly Rowland, Jamie Foxx), Claude Kelly (Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston), Sean "The Pen" Garrett (Nicole Scherzinger, Janet Jackson), Richard "Rico Love" Butler (Keri Hilson, Michelle Williams), Stacy Barthe (Katy Perry, Britney Spears), Kevin "K-Mac" McCall (Wynter Gordon, Joe Jonas), Ester Dean (Rihanna, Keyshia Cole), Aubrey "Drake" Graham (Melanie Fiona, Rita Ora), LaShawn "Big Shiz" Daniels (Jennifer Lopez, Alexis Jordan) and Christopher "Frank Ocean" Breaux (Kanye West, Bridget Kelly).
[Watch] Brandy - Best Friend
Posted at 11:25 am by mokhal
Friday, April 20, 2012
MARCUS CANTY DEBUTS NEW SINGLE 'WON'T MAKE A FOOL OUT OF YOU'
Marcus Canty is out with his new single "Won't Make a Fool Out of You," taken from the R&B crooner's upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album on Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
"Won't Make a Fool Out of You" was written by Johnta Austin (Brandy, Toni Braxton), Kenneth "Soundz" Coby (Usher, LeToya Luckett) and Christopher "Tricky" Stewart (Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey).
[Listen] Marcus Canty - Won't Make a Fool Out of You
Posted at 07:57 pm by mokhal
DIONNE BROMFIELD TEAMS WITH FUTURE CUT ON THIRD ALBUM
Dionne Bromfield enlisted the production services of Future Cut for her upcoming as-yet- untitled third album on Universal Music Group / Island / Lioness Records.
Consisting of members Darren Lewis and Tunde Babalola, the British hitmakers are known for producing tracks including "Love Me" by Stooshe featuring Travie McCoy [Warner Music UK Limited], "Bajan Style" by Cover Drive [Geffen / Polydor Records] and "Dance With Me Tonight" by Olly Murs [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records].
Bromfield released her second album "Good for the Soul" in July, 2011. The project spawned hit single "Yeah Right" – featuring Diggy Simmons – along with productions and songwriting contributions from Andreas Romdhane & Josef Larossi (Meleni Smith, Kelly Clarkson), Ina Wroldsen (Alexis Jordan, Sophie Ellis Bextor), Francis "EG" White (Rebecca Ferguson, Diana Vickers), Wayne Hector (Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears) and Steve Booker (Alesha Dixon, Pixie Lott).
[Watch] Dionne Bromfield - Yeah Right (featuring Diggy Simmons)
Posted at 07:16 pm by mokhal
BONNIE MCKEE INKS NEW DEAL WITH SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT / EPIC RECORDS
Singer/songwriter Bonnie McKee signed a new record deal with Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records and will release her second studio album later this year.
Epic Records is one of the world's leading music companies, home to some of the most successful and best known recording artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Cher Lloyd, JLS, Natasha Bedingfield, Melanie Amaro, Rachel Crow, Chris Rene, Marcus Canty and Ciara.
Bonnie McKee's debut album, "Trouble," was released in 2004 via Warner Music Group / Reprise Records and spawned singles including "Trouble" and "Somebody," which also had been featured on the soundtrack album for the 2004 movie "Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!"
Meanwhile, McKee recently co-wrote tracks such as "How We Do (Party)" by Rita Ora [Roc Nation / Columbia Records], "Part of Me" by Katy Perry [Capitol Records], "Alone" by Kelly Clarkson [19 Entertainment / RCA Records], "Tomorrow Never Dies" by Nicole Scherzinger [Interscope Records] and "Touch Me" by Katharine McPhee [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].
[Watch] Bonnie McKee - Mine
Posted at 05:46 pm by mokhal
EMELI SANDE PREMIERES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'MY KIND OF LOVE'
Emeli Sande is out with the video for her new single "My Kind of Love," taken from the Scottish singer/songwriter's debut album on EMI / Virgin Records, "Out Version of Events."
The follow-up to "Next to Me" was produced by Emile Haynie (Eminem, Lana Del Rey) along with Harry Craze & Hugo Chegwin (Sugababes, Ria Ritchie).
Fans of Sande's poignant songwriting should keep an eye on the upcoming projects by Cover Drive [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 - My Kind of Love
Posted at 04:57 pm by mokhal
CHERYL COLE DEBUTS NEW SINGLE 'CALL MY NAME'
Cheryl Cole is out with her new single "Call My Name," taken from the British artist's upcoming third album, "A Million Lights," which is due in the United Kingdom on June 18 via Fascination / Polydor Records.
"Call My Name" was written and produced by Scottish hitmaker Calvin Harris, who's also known for producing "Where Have You Been" by Rihanna [Island Def Jam Records], "Off & On" by Sophie Ellis Bextor [Fascination / Polydor Records] and "Too Much" by Kylie Minogue [EMI / Parlophone Records].
The follow-up to "Messy Little Raindrops" is expected to sport additional productions and songwriting contributions from Will "will.i.am" Adams (Nicole Scherzinger, Britney Spears), Taio Cruz (Usher, Jennifer Lopez), Shahid "Naughty Boy" Khan (Gabrielle, Emeli Sande), Talay Riley (Jessie J, Christina Aguilera), James "Jim Beanz" Washington (Demi Lovato, Chris Brown), Lana Del Rey (Azealia Banks, Hannah Robinson) and Alexander "Alex Da Kid" Grant (Nicki Minaj, Alexandra Burke).
[Listen] Cheryl Cole - Call My Name
Posted at 12:57 pm by mokhal
Thursday, April 19, 2012
SABI, WALE PREMIERE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'WHERE THEY DO THAT AT?'
Sabi is out with the video for her new single “Where They Do That At?,” taken from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album on Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.
The follow-up to "Wild Heart" was written by Jenice "Sabi" Portlock and Olubowale "Wale" Akintimehin along with Priscilla Renea (Melanie Fiona, Kelly Rowland), Henry "Cirkut" Walter (Adam Lambert, Katy Perry) and Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald (Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber).
[Watch] Sabi - Where They Do That At? (featuring Wale)
Posted at 11:44 pm by mokhal
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