Wednesday, May 28, 2008
SIMPSON UNVEILS NEW COUNTRY SINGLE
Pop star Jessica Simpson has dubbed "Come on Over" as the lead single from her forthcoming album, which is due later this year via Columbia/Nashville Records. The yet to be titled project will also be the blonde vocalist's first Country music offering.
Simpson's last offering, "A Public Affair", boasted collaborations with Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Beyonce Knowles, Leona Lewis), Makeba Riddick (Janet Jackson, Toni Braxton), Scott Storch (Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera), Johnta Austin (Mary J. Blige, Faith Evans), Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis (Vanessa Williams, Chante Moore), Greg Kurstin (Lily Allen, Shaznay Lewis), Lester Mendez (Nelly Furtado, Jewel Kilcher), and Cory Rooney (Mark Anthony, Jennifer Lopez).
Posted at 08:12 pm by mokhal
MILIAN DRAFTS HILSON FOR NEW ALBUM
In addition to working with female songwriters such as Nina Woodford ("When You Look at Me"), Teedra Moses ("Dip it Low"), Delisha Thomas ("Get Loose"), Joi Campbell ("L.O.V.E"), and Jazmine Sullivan ("Twisted"), R&B vocalist Christina Milian has snagged yet another talented hitmaker in the form of Timbaland's very own protégé Keri Hilson for her upcoming 4th studio album, due later this year via Interscope/MySpace Records.
Hilson is best known for crafting hits performed by Mary J. Blige ("Take Me As I Am"), Britney Spears ("Gimme More"), Toni Braxton ("Supposed to Be"), Pussycat Dolls ("Wait a Minute"), Danity Kane ("Want It"), Jennifer Lopez ("Wrong When You're Gone"), 3LW ("Things You Never Hear a Girl Say"), and Paula Campbell ("Hit List").
Expect additional alliances on Milian's yet to be titled disc from Jonathan "J.R." Rotem (Mya Harrison, Leona Lewis), Makeba Riddick (Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles), Nate "Danja" Hills (Madonna, Nelly Furtado), Cool & Dre: Andre Lyon and Marcello Valenzano (Mariah Carey, Keyshia Cole), Frankie J (Paula DeAnda, Natalie Alvarado), Madd Scientist (Nicole Scherzinger, Megan Rochell), and The Writing Camp: Evan Bogart, Victoria Horn, Erika Nuri & David Quinones (Fantasia Barrino, Brandy Norwood).
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Posted at 08:07 pm by mokhal
VARA RELEASES NEW SINGLE DIGITALLY
Model turned singer Stefani Vara digitally released her new single, "Water", as of Tuesday (27th May 2008) via Amazon Mp3. The track was co-written by Bless'ed Pen: Chauncy Jackson & Kim Croft, and produced by Keynon Moore for Masta Productions.
Even though there's no release date confirmed for Vara's Siri Music debut, "Storybook Diaries", the set is confirmed to spawn additional collaborations with Rich Harrison (Beyonce Knowles, Mary J. Blige), Chad Beatz (Robin Thicke, Ashanti Douglas), The Big Drawz: Shanell Red & Tenesha Blacks (Emily King, Karina Pasian), and The Insomniax (Joanna Levesque, Bobby Valentino).
[Buy] Stefani Vara - Water @ Amazon MP3
Posted at 08:04 pm by mokhal
RICH GIRL POSTS NEW SONG @ MYSPACE: "24 INCHES"
Up and coming group Rich Girl posted a new song on their official MySpace profile entitled "24 Inches", so make sure you check it out! The track was co-written and produced by Rich Harrison – best known for his work with Toni Braxton ("Take This Ring") and Christina Aguilera ("Makes Me Wanna Pray") – and is slotted for inclusion on their yet to be titled debut with Richcraft/Jive Records.
[Visit] Rich Girl @ MySpace
Posted at 08:02 pm by mokhal
GENTA SETS DIGITAL DATE FOR DEBUT ENGLISH SINGLE
Albanian vocalist Genta Ismajli will digitally release “Planet Me”, the lead single from her forthcoming debut English album, on June 1st via iTunes. The track was written and produced by Kara DioGuardi (Gwen Stefani, Ashlee Simpson), and Jimmy Harry (Kylie Minogue, Britney Spears).
Posted at 08:01 pm by mokhal
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
TAYLOR PRODUCES TWO TRACKS ON SOLANGE'S NEW ALBUM
In addition to "White Picket Dreams", music producer Robert Shea Taylor belted another joint for Solange Knowles entitled "I Told You So". However, there's no confirmation on whether the track will make it to the final cut of her forthcoming sophomore album, "Sol-Angel & the Hadley Street Dreams", due 26th August via Music World Entertainment/Geffen Records.
Taylor – best known for his work with Janet Jackson ("Discipline") and Nicole Scherzinger ("Happily Never After") – previously collaborated with the "I Decided" singer as a co-writer and producer of Beyonce's "Flaws and All", taken from her multi-platinum selling disc "B'Day".
Posted at 08:05 pm by mokhal
THOM DRAFTS NOWELS FOR SOPHOMORE DISC
Scottish singer/songwriter Sandi Thom released her sophomore album, "The Pink and the Lily", as of Monday (26th May 2008) via RCA Records. The set features "Music in my Soul", produced by veteran hitmaker Rick Nowels.
Nowels is also responsible for some the biggest hits by Madonna ("The Power of Goodbye"), Dido ("White Flag"), Craig David ("Hypnotic"), Nelly Furtado ("In God's Hands"), Lamya Al Mughairy ("Never Such a Long Time"), and Shaznay Lewis ("I Never Felt Like This Before").
Posted at 08:05 pm by mokhal
MICHELLE WILLIAMS - WE BREAK THE DAWN [CHAD BEATZ REMIX]
Here is the official remix for Michelle Williams' new single, "We Break the Dawn", off her forthcoming album "Unexpected" – due 12th August via Music World Entertainment/Columbia Records. The rejuvenated track was crafted by Chad Beatz, whose best known for co-producing Ashanti's duet with Robin Thicke, "Things U Make Me Do".
Among the musicians backing Williams on "Unexpected" are Soulshock & Karlin: Carsten Schack & Kenneth Karlin (Keyshia Cole, Toni Braxton), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Beyonce Knowles, Janet Jackson), Makeba Riddick (Jessica Simpson, Katharine McPhee), Rico Love (Keri Hilson, Usher Raymond), Jim Jonsin (Mario Vazquez, Angela Hunte), and The Heavyweights (Maria Lawson, Christina Milian).
[Listen] Michelle Williams - We Break the Dawn (Chad Beatz Remix)
[Visit] Chad Beatz @ MySpace
Posted at 08:02 pm by mokhal
Monday, May 26, 2008
PARADISO GIRLS LAUNCH OFFICIAL MYSPACE PROFILE
Interscope recording group The Paradiso Girls have recently launched their official MySpace profile, so feel free to give it a quick look! Even though no release date has been confirmed yet, their as yet untitled debut album will boast productions from Fernando Garibay (Pussycat Dolls, Whitney Houston), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Britney Spears, Ashlee Simpson), Will “Will.I.Am” Adams (Kelis, Ciara Harris), Thomas “Cee-Lo” Callaway (Solange Knowles, Tori Alamaze), Terius “Dream” Nash (Usher Raymond, Wynter Gordon), Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Jesse McCartney, Celine Dion), and The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Beyonce Knowles, Jennifer Hudson).
[Visit] The Paradiso Girls @ MySpace
Posted at 07:45 pm by mokhal
LAWSON DONE WITH RECORDING SECOND ALBUM
British songstress Maria Lawson has finished recording her sophomore album, and will release it later this year via RCA/Sony BMG. The yet to be titled project will feature songwriting contributions from Diane Warren, who penned “Naked With You”, taken from Lawson’s self-titled debut offering.
Posted at 07:44 pm by mokhal
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