Monday, May 12, 2008
PRIMA J - PRIMA J [ALBUM COVER]
Here is the cover for Prima J's forthcoming self-titled debut album, which is due 17th June via Geffen/Interscope Records. The set features alliances with musicians Beau Dozier (Beyonce, Samantha Jade), Stefanie Ridel (Fergie, Nikki Flores), and Happy Perez (Natalie Alvarado, Paula DeAnda).
Posted at 07:44 pm by mokhal
PERRY EARMARKS JUNE RELEASE FOR DEBUT LP
Singer/songwriter Katy Perry has penciled in a June 17th release date for her debut album, "One of the Boys". The Capitol project boasts productions from Max Martin (Britney Spears, Celine Dion), Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald (Kelly Clarkson, Leona Lewis), Glen Ballard (Alanis Morissette, Anastacia), Desmond Child (Cathy Dennis, LeAnn Rimes), Andreas Carlsson (Hilary Duff, Diana DeGarmo), and Greg Wells (Paris Hilton, Michelle Branch).
In addition to new single "I Kissed a Girl", other songs on included on the set are "Ur So Gay", "Hot N Cold", "Use Your Love Cover", "Simple", "Wakin' Up in Vegas" and "Wishing You the Worst".
[Listen] Katy Perry - I Kissed a Girl (Radio Edit)
[Listen] Katy Perry - I Kissed a Girl (Rock Mix)
Posted at 07:41 pm by mokhal
WILL.I.AM SCORES ANOTHER HIT WITH "HEARTBREAKER"
In addition to producing Estelle Swaray’s first # 01 in Britain, “American Boy”, rapper/producer Will.I.Am is also enjoying the success of his new single “Heartbreaker” featuring Cheryl Cole of Girls Aloud. The track recently peaked at # 04 on UK’s Singles Chart as of Sunday (11th May).
Will.I.Am’s solo offering, “Songs about Girls”, sports additional collaborations with Polow Da Don (Mya Harrison, Keyshia Cole), Keri Hilson (Britney Spears, Toni Braxton) and Fernando Garibay (Kelis, Paris Hilton).
Fans of his production skills should keep an eye on the next projects by Fergie (A&M/Interscope Records), Whitney Houston (J Records), and The Paradiso Girls (Interscope Records).
Posted at 07:39 pm by mokhal
CLIQUE GIRLZ SET DATE FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Up and coming group Clique Girlz have dubbed their forthcoming debut album "Incredible", and will release it on 10th June via Interscope Records. The set features tracks like "The Difference in Me" and "Then I Woke Up", crafted by songwriter Kara DioGuardi and producer John Shanks – the same team behind Hilary Duff's "Come Clean" and Ashlee Simpson's "Pieces of Me".
Posted at 07:38 pm by mokhal
SEAN GARRETT - TURBO 919 [ALBUM COVER]
Here is the cover for singer/songwriter Sean Garrett’s forthcoming debut album, “Turbo 919”, which is due 17th June via Interscope Records. The set features collaborations with Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Michael Jackson, Toni Braxton), Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes (Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears), Allaune “Akon” Thiam (Mario Barrett, Leona Lewis), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Mariah Carey, Christina Milian), and Bloodshy & Avant: Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg (Madonna, Carl Thomas).
Posted at 07:36 pm by mokhal
DUFFS ROLLS WITH COOL & DRE FOR "MERCY" REMIX
British songstress Duffy is out with a new remix to her hit single “Mercy” featuring rapper The Game. The rejuvenated joint was produced by Marcello Valenzano and Andre Lyon of R&B production duo Cool & Dre - best known for their work with Christina Milian (“Twisted”), Brick & Lace (“Mr. Officer”), Teairra Mari (“Get Down Tonight”), and Lil’ Mama (“Swim”).
[Listen] Duffy featuring The Game - Mercy (Remix)
Posted at 07:33 pm by mokhal
Sunday, May 11, 2008
HUDSON HITS THE SPOTLIGHT WITH NEW SINGLE
Singer/actress Jennifer Hudson has christened "Spotlight" as the lead single off her long-awaited debut album, which as previously reported, is due on 30th September via Arista Records.
Other tracks slotted for inclusion on the disc are "Pocketbook", "Depreciate", "Can't Stop the Rain" and the India Arie penned "Greatest Creation".
The as-yet-untitled project is expected to boast the production skills of Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes (Marsha Ambrosius, Faith Evans), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige), Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley (Beyonce, Alicia Keys), Ryan "Alias" Tedder (Leona Lewis, Robyn Janelle), Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean (Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani), The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton), Salaam Remi (Emily King, Jazmine Sullivan), Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins (Christina Milian, Fantasia Barrino), as well as songwriting contributions from The Clutch: Patrick "J.Que" Smith, Ezekiel Lewis, Balewa Muhammad & Candice Nelson (Amerie, Paula Campbell), Sean "The Pen" Garrett (Megan Rochell, Nicole Scherzinger), Diane Warren (Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera), and Schaffer "Ne-Yo" Smith (Teedra Moses, Heather Headley).
Don't forget to check out the original motion picture soundtrack "Sex and the City" - due 27th May via New Line Records – where Hudson performed "All Dressed Up in Love". The song was produced by Jack Splash (Estelle Swaray, Solange Knowles), and co-written by Thomas "Cee-Lo" Callaway (Kelis, Tori Alamaze).
Posted at 07:35 pm by mokhal
JOJO PLOTS SUMMER RELEASE FOR THIRD ALBUM
Jojo is eyeing a summer premiere for her new single, followed by a fall release of her 3rd studio offering, “All I Want is Everything”. Although the track list isn’t finalized, the singer/actress has confirmed working with musicians Polow Da Don (Fergie, Ciara Harris), Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley (Nelly Furtado, Ashlee Simpson), DJ Toomp (Mariah Carey, Cristyle Johnson), and Durrell “Tank” Babbs (Aaliyah, Claudette Ortiz) on the project.
Jojo’s last album, “The High Road”, featured alliances from producers Beau Dozier (Beyonce, Nicole Scherzinger), Scott Storch (Christina Aguilera, Keyshia Cole), Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean (Mya Harrison, Angie Stone), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson), Soulshock & Karlin: Carsten Schack and Kenneth Karlin (Jeannie Ortega, Skye Sweetnam), Ryan Leslie (Cassie Ventura, Wynter Gordon), Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Britney Spears, Ashley Tisdale), Billy Steinberg (Celine Dion, Dannii Minogue), Josh Alexander (Fefe Dobson, Paris Hilton), and Bernard “Focus” Edwards Jr. (Christina Milian, Keke Palmer), as well as songwriters Lisa Simmons (Kelly Rowland, Fantasia Barrino), Ruth-Anne Cunningham (Leona Lewis, Pixie Lott), Makeba Riddick (Solange Knowles, Toni Braxton), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Raven Symone, Gwen Stefani), Mischke Butler (Blu Cantrell, Faith Evans), Matthew Gerrard (Delta Goodrem, Jesse McCartney), and Edwin “Lil’ Eddie” Serrano (Paula Abdul, Kylie Minogue).
Posted at 07:33 pm by mokhal
LAX GIRLS WORK OUT FOR "BEACH GIRL" VIDEO
Cristina, Brianna & Jamie of Blackground recording group LAX checked in with fans via their official MySpace profile on Saturday (10th May) with the following message: - “Hi everyone!! How are you? We just finished dance rehearsal a little bit ago, and we sure got a workout!!! It felt really good though to be dancing again and getting such a great cardio workout. We're back in rehearsals 4 days a week right now, preparing for the new single ("Beach Girl") and the album. FINALLY!! We are so excited to share our song collection with you! We know we've been promising to post our new single on MySpace, and we will within the next week or 2. We're actually re-vamping our whole page, and we wanted to debut the song on here when the new page is ready to launch. Thank you so much for your continued support. You all have been so patient, and it's appreciated more than you know.”
[Visit] LAX @ MySpace
Posted at 07:30 pm by mokhal
Saturday, May 10, 2008
LEWIS ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE DETAILS
British artist Leona Lewis has dubbed “Forgive Me” as the 2nd US single lifted from her platinum-selling debut album, “Spirit”. The track was co-written by Claude Kelly (Kat De Luna, Pixie Lott), and produced by Allaune “Akon” Thiam (Madonna, Gwen Stefani).
“Spirit” also boasts the production skills of Ryan “Alias” Tedder (Lyrica Anderson, Robyn Janelle), Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Mya Harrison, Jennifer Lopez), Dallas Austin (Kelis, Janet Jackson), Alonzo “Novel” Stevenson (Esmee Denters, Nikki Flores), Eric Hudson (Raven Symone, Tiffany Evans), Madd Scientist (Paula DeAnda, Nicole Scherzinger), Billy Steinberg (Celine Dion, Kylie Minogue), Josh Alexander (Fefe Dobson, Ruth-Anne Cunningham), Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald (Kelly Clarkson, Avril Lavigne), Max Martin (Britney Spears, Ashley Parker Angel), and Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Rihanna, Samantha Mumba), as well as songwriting contributions from Andrea Martin (Toni Braxton, Blu Cantrell), Johnta Austin (Faith Evans, Mary J. Blige), Schaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Teedra Moses, Christina Milian), Tony Reyes (Goapele, Christina Aguilera), and Nina Woodford (Mutya Buena, Amy Pearson).
Posted at 07:58 pm by mokhal
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