Wednesday, May 14, 2008
BEYONCE SNAGS KERRY BROTHERS FOR THIRD LP
R&B superstar Beyonce Knowles is currently working on her next studio album with hitmaker Kerry “Krucial” Brothers – best known for his work with Alicia Keys (“No One”) and Christina Aguilera (“Impossible”).
Beyonce’s as-yet-untitled 3rd solo project is also scheduled to boast the production skills of Beau Dozier (Nicole Scherzinger, Samantha Jade), Jack Splash (Estelle Swaray, Jennifer Hudson), Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Chante Moore, Janet Jackson), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Christina Milian, Mary J. Blige), Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley (Ashlee Simpson, Nelly Furtado), Freemasons: Russell Small & James Wiltshire (Kelly Rowland, Heather Headley), and Ryan “Alias” Tedder (Robyn Janelle, Lyrica Anderson), as well as songwriting contributions from Cristyle “The Ink” Johnson (Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey), Kara DioGuardi (Vanessa Hudgens, Leona Lewis), Amanda Ghost (Jordin Sparks, Kylie Minogue), and Johnta Austin (Faith Evans, Mya Harrison).
*Thanx Boy Wonder for the tip*
Posted at 07:50 pm by mokhal
SPEARS GOES ALL THE WAY ON NEW ALBUM?
“All The Way” – the track Britney Spears crafted with songwriter Cathy Dennis and producers Jack Splash & Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald – is slotted for possible inclusion on her forthcoming 6th studio album with Jive Records.
As previously reported, the “Toxic” singer is back in the studio recording new material with Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg of Swedish production duo Bloodshy & Avant – the same team behind Christina Milian’s “Am to Pm” and Brooke Valentine’s “Thrill of the Chase”.
Posted at 07:49 pm by mokhal
SEAN GARRETT - TURBO 919 [OFFICIAL TRACK LIST]
Singer/songwriter Sean Garrett has revealed the track list for his forthcoming debut album, “Turbo 919”, which is due 17th June via Interscope Records. The set is preceded by lead single “Grippin’” featuring rapper Ludacris.
Among the hitmakers backing Garrett on “Turbo 919” are Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Lionel Richie, Kelly Rowland), Bloodshy & Avant: Christian Karlsson & Pontus Winnberg (Carl Thomas, Britney Spears), Allaune “Akon” Thiam (Mario Barrett, Nicole Scherzinger), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Michael Jackson, Toni Braxton), Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes (Robin Thicke, Faith Evans), Carlos McKinney (Chris Brown, Karina Pasian), and The Avila Brothers (Usher Raymond, Janet Jackson).
Sean Garrett – Turbo 919 [Official Track List]:
01 – Deep Sleep (Intro)
02 – What You Doin’ With That
03 – Come On In
04 – Girlfriend Ringtone
05 – Turbo 919
06 – I Still Believe (Interlude)
07 – Lay Up Under Me
08 – On the Hood
09 – She Likes Me (Interlude)
10 – 6 in the Morning
11 – Grippin’
12 – Patron
13 – Pretty Girl
14 – Why
15 – One Day
“Turbo 919” recording sessions also spawned joints like “Blowin’ in the Wind”, “Don’t Die”, “End of the Night”, “People”, “Trust Me”, and “Who Got Money”, but unfortunately none of them made it to the final cut!
*Thanx Tom for the tip*
Posted at 07:45 pm by mokhal
CYRUS BREAKS OUT ON NEW ALBUM
Teen sensation Miley Ray Cyrus has slated her forthcoming album, “Breakout”, for a July release via Hollywood Records. In addition to the title track and “Fly on the Wall”, the set will be preceded by lead single “7 Things”.
Singer/songwriter/producer Kara DioGuardi – best known for her work with Britney Spears (“Heaven on Earth”) and Christina Aguilera (“Ain’t No Other Man”) – is also confirmed as one of the musicians backing Cyrus on “Breakout”.
Posted at 07:42 pm by mokhal
CHANTE MOORE - LOVE THE WOMAN [OFFICIAL TRACK LIST]
Here is the official track list for Chante Moore's forthcoming album, "Love the Woman", which is due 17th June via Peak Records. The set features productions from Raphael Saadiq (Teedra Moses, Jill Scott), and Warryn Campbell (Brandy Norwood, Christina Milian).
Chante Moore – Love the Woman [Official Track List]:
01 – Always Gonna Be Something
02 – Can't Do It
03 – Special
04 – Ain't Supposed to Be That Way
05 – My Eyes
06 – Give Me Time
07 – Do for You
08 – Love the Woman
09 - Love Action
10 – First Kiss
11 – Guess Who I Saw Today
Posted at 07:40 pm by mokhal
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
SPLASH RECORDS NEW ALBUM, CRAFTS MAJORITY OF HUDSON'S DEBUT LP
In addition to his work with Alicia Keys ("Wreckless Love", "Teenage Love Affair") and Estelle Swaray ("Pretty Please"), songwriter/producer Jack Splash plans to release his own album with J Records in early 2009.
He also produced several songs on Jennifer Hudson's highly-anticipated debut, including the Missy Elliot-assisted "I'm His Only Woman", and "Table Manners", co-written by Harold Lilly.
Solange Knowles' sophomore effort, "Sol-Angel & The Hadley Street Dreams", spawns 3 Splash productions as well: - "T.O.N.Y", "Would've Been the One" and "Ode to Marvin". The set is due on August 26th via Geffen/Music World Entertainment.
Posted at 07:36 pm by mokhal
VANESSA HUDGENS - IDENTIFIED [ALBUM COVER]
Here is the cover for teen sensation Vanessa Hudgens' forthcoming sophomore album, "Identified", which is due 24th June via Hollywood Records. The set is preceded by lead single "Sneakernight", available on iTunes on 20th May. The new disc also boasts songwriting contributions from Sean "The Pen" Garrett (Britney Spears, Ashlee Simpson), and Kara DioGuardi (Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton).
Posted at 07:35 pm by mokhal
NE-YO DELAYS RELEASE OF THIRD ALBUM
Singer/songwriter Schaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith has pushed back the release date of his upcoming 3rd studio album, “Year of the Gentleman”, from 24th June to 5th August via Island/Def Jam Records.
The set features collaborations with producers Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Beyonce, Chris Brown), Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Britney Spears, Jesse McCartney), Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Usher Raymond, Tamar Braxton), Robert Shea Taylor (Wynter Gordon, Ruben Studdard), and Chuck Harmony (Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige).
Posted at 07:34 pm by mokhal
[NEW JOINT] SHONTELLE - T SHIRT
Barbadian artist Shontelle is out with a new song entitled "T-Shirt", off her forthcoming debut album with SRC/Universal Motown, "Shontelligence". The track was crafted by songwriting/production duo Evan Rogers & Carl Sturken (Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson).
Other musicians backing Shontelle on "Shontelligence" are Amanda Ghost & Ian Dench – the same team behind Beyonce's "Beautiful Liar" and Jordin Sparks' "Tattoo".
[Listen] Shontelle - T Shirt
Posted at 07:31 pm by mokhal
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
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