Friday, May 25, 2012
CHRIS BROWN PREMIERES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'SWEET LOVE'
Chris Brown has premiered the video for his new single online.
"Sweet Love" is taken from the R&B singer/songwriter's upcoming fifth album, "Fortune," which is due in the United Kingdom on July 2 and the United States on July 3 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
The follow-up to "Turn Up the Music" was co-written and produced by Jamal "Polow Da Don" Jones and Jason "JP" Perry, who previously teamed up with Brown on the tracks "So Cold" and "I Love U."
The songwriting/production duo is also responsible for hits including "Outta Here" by Esmee Denters [Tennman / Interscope Records], "Not Myself Tonight" by Christina Aguilera [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and "My Heart" by Jennifer Hudson [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records].
[Watch] Chris Brown - Sweet Love
Posted at 04:08 pm by mokhal
KYLIE MINOGUE PREMIERES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'TIME BOMB'
Kylie Minogue has debuted the video for her new single online.
“Time Bomb” was written by Matt Schwartz along with Paul Harris and Karen Poole, who previously teamed up with Minogue on “Red Blooded Woman,” “Chocolate,” “Heart Beat Rock,” “Wow,” “Nudity,” "No More Rain," and “Cherry Bomb.”
The Australian singer/songwriter will release a “Best Of” collection in the United Kingdom on June 4 and the United States on June 19 via EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records. However, “Time Bomb” will not be featured on the compilation.
[Watch] Kylie Minogue - Time Bomb
Posted at 01:04 pm by mokhal
Thursday, May 24, 2012
KELLY CLARKSON PREMIERES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'DARK SIDE'
Kelly Clarkson has premiered the video for her new single online.
“Dark Side” marks the third single from the singer/songwriter’s fifth album, “Stronger,” which is out now via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
The follow-up to “What Doesn’t Kill You (Stronger)” was written by Michael Busbee (Alesha Dixon, Toni Braxton) and Alexander “Alex G.” Geringas (Shelly Peiken, Victoria Hansen).
Production duties on “Dark Side” were handled by Greg Kurstin, whose credits include “Sex Rules” by Sky Ferreira [EMI Music Group / Capitol Records], “Power & Control” by Marina and the Diamonds [Warner Music Group / 679 Artists / Atlantic Records] and “God from the Machine” by Santigold [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].
[Watch] Kelly Clarkson - Dark Side
Posted at 08:39 pm by mokhal
CHERYL COLE UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK, TRACKLISTING FOR NEW ALBUM 'A MILLION LIGHTS'
Cheryl Cole has revealed the official artwork and tracklisting for her upcoming third album.
The British songstress will release “A Million Lights” in the United Kingdom on June 18 via Universal Music Group / Fascination / Polydor Records.
Lead single “Call My Name” was written and produced by Scottish hitmaker Calvin Harris, who’s also responsible for tracks including “Where Have You Been” by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings], “Too Much” by Kylie Minogue [EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records] and “Only the Horses” by Scissor Sisters [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records].
Other musicians backing Cole on the follow-up to “Messy Little Raindrops” are Dada Life: Olle Corneer & Stefan Engblom (Madonna, Justin Bieber), James “Jim Beanz” Washington (Nelly Furtado, Craig David), Will “will.i.am” Adams (Britney Spears, Mariah Carey), Alexander “Alex Da Kid” Grant (Nicki Minaj, Christina Milian) and Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Emeli Sande, Marlon Roudette).
Cheryl Cole – A Million Lights [Official Tracklisting]:
Under the Sun
Call My Name
Girl in the Mirror
A Million Lights
Sexy Den a Mutha
Mechanics of the Heart
All is Fair
Last One Standing
[Watch] Cheryl Cole - Call My Name
Posted at 08:36 pm by mokhal
SHAKIRA ENLISTS KLAS AHLUND FOR NEW ALBUM
Shakira has enlisted the songwriting services of Klas Ahlund for her upcoming eighth album, which is due later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
The Swedish hitmaker is known for co-writing tracks including “Some Girls” by Madonna [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records], “Speakerphone” by Kylie Minogue [EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records] and “Selfmachine” by I Blame Coco [Universal Music Group / Island Records].
Other songwriters backing the Columbian artist on the follow-up to “Sale-el-Sol” include Aliaune “Akon” Thiam (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston), Richard “Rico Love” Butler (Sean Paul, Keri Hilson), Olivia “Livvi Franc” Waithe (Ciara, Jordin Sparks), Ali Tamposi (Kelly Clarkson, Beyonce Knowles) and Terius “The Dream” Nash (Christina Milian, Nicole Scherzinger).
Producers include The Runners: Andrew Harr & Jermaine Jackson (Kelly Rowland, Mary J. Blige), Nadir “RedOne” Khayat (Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez), James “Jim Jonsin” Scheffer (Michelle Williams, Jamie Foxx), Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Jazmine Sullivan, Priscilla Renea), Martin “Max Martin” Sandberg (Avril Lavigne, Celine Dion) and Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald (Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj).
[Watch] Shakira - Addicted to You
Posted at 08:35 pm by mokhal
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS REVEALS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR NEW SINGLE 'POWER & CONTROL'
Marina and the Diamonds has unveiled the official artwork for her new single online.
The Welsh singer/songwriter – real name Marina Diamandis – will release “Power & Control” as the next single from her sophomore album, “Electra Heart,” which is out now in the United Kingdom via Warner Music Group / 679 Artists / Atlantic Records.
“Power & Control” was written by Marina Diamandis along with Steve Angello of Swedish House Mafia. Production duties on the follow-up to “Primadonna” were handled by Greg Kurstin, who also teamed up with the artist on “Starring Role,” “Living Dead” and “Sex Yeah.”
[Watch] Marina and the Diamonds - Primadonna
Posted at 08:33 pm by mokhal
JERMAINE PAUL COLLABORATES WITH THE UNDERDOGS FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Jermaine Paul has started work on his upcoming debut album with Universal Republic Records.
Among the musicians backing “The Voice - USA” winner on the still-untitled project are The Underdogs.
Consisting of members Harvey Mason Jr. and Damon Thomas, the R&B production duo are responsible for hits including “Turn Up the Music” by Chris Brown [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], “Still on My Brain” by Justin Timberlake [Sony Music Entertainment / Jive Records] and “Do What You Do” by Katharine McPhee [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].
The Underdogs have also contributed to the next albums by Marcus Canty [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], Kevin McCall [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Tamar Braxton [Streamline / Interscope Records], Ciara [Sony Music Group / Epic Records], Pia Toscano [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records] and Joelle James [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records].
[Watch] Jermaine Paul - I Believe I Can Fly
Posted at 08:30 pm by mokhal
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
EMELI SANDE UNVEILS 'MY KIND OF LOVE' MACHINE DRUM REMIX
Emeli Sande has debuted new remix of her latest single "My Kind of Love" online.
The Scottish singer/songwriter’s hit has been reworked by Travis “Machine Drum” Stewart – an American electronic musician and one of the artists that helped launch Merck Records. He is also the owner of New York-based Normex Records. He has also sold the rights to some of his music to Adult Swim for tracks played during some of their program interludes.
“My Kind of Love” was written by Emeli Sande along with Emile Haynie, who’s also responsible for helming tracks including “National Anthem” by Lana Del Rey [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records], “Obsession” by Tinie Tempah [EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records] and “Going Through the Changes” by Eminem [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records].
In related news, it has not yet been confirmed whether newly-recorded tracks "Wonder" and "Happy Never After" will feature on a repackage of "Our Version of Events" or her next studio collection.
Fans of the Sande’s poignant lyrics should keep an eye on the next projects by Alicia Keys [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Sugababes [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records], Leona Lewis [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and Ms. Dynamite [Sony Music Entertainment / Relentless Records].
[Listen] Emeli Sande - My Kind of Love (Machine Drum Remix)
Posted at 08:29 pm by mokhal
GOSSIP DEBUT VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'MOVE IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION'
Gossip have debuted the video for their new single online.
“Move in the Right Direction” marks the second single from the American indie rock band’s fifth album, “A Joyful Noise,” which is out now via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.
The follow-up to “Perfect World” was written by group members Beth Ditto, Nathan Howdeshell and Hannah Billie along with Xenomania producer Brian Higgins, whose credits include “Mr. Bright Eyes” by Rebecca Ferguson [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and “The Boy Does Nothing” by Alesha Dixon [Warner Music Group / Asylum Records].
[Watch] Gossip - Move in the Right Direction
Posted at 08:26 pm by mokhal
MELENI SMITH TEAMS UP WITH DARHYL CAMPER JR.
Meleni Smith recently collaborated with Darhyl Camper Jr. on new material.
The hit producer is known for tracks including “Refill” by Elle Varner [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], “Marvin & Chardonnay” by Big Sean featuring Kanye West [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings] and “Letter to My Ex” by Tanya Lacey [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].
Smith released her debut album “My Heart in Focus” earlier this year via Anteek Tomoro / Death House Records. The singer/songwriter teamed up with a host of hitmakers on the project such as Andreas “Quiz” Romdhane & Josef Larossi (Kelly Clarkson, Alexandra Burke), Toby Gad (Beyonce Knowles, Jazmine Sullivan) and Chuck Harmony (Fantasia Barrino, Kelly Rowland).
[Watch] Meleni Smith - The Life That We Know
Posted at 08:24 pm by mokhal
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