Saturday, May 31, 2008
CLIQUE GIRLZ - THEN I WOKE UP [VIDEO]
Here is the video for Clique Girlz’ new single, “Then I Woke Up”, off their forthcoming debut effort with Interscope Records, “Incredible”. The track was helmed by Kara DioGuardi & John Shanks – the same team behind Celine Dion’s “Taking Chances” and Katharine McPhee’s “Home”.
[Watch] Clique Girlz - Then I Woke Up
Posted at 07:22 pm by mokhal
THE WRITING CAMP REUNITES BRANDY WITH DARKCHILD
It's been confirmed that R&B vocalist Brandy Norwood have reunited with frequent collaborator Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins for her forthcoming album and first effort with Epic Records. The track which helped bring back the two forces together was penned by Evan "Kidd" Bogart, Victoria "Lady V" Horn, Erika "E-Nuri" Nuri & David "DQ" Quinones of The Writing Camp.
The up and coming songwriting team are also penning future hits on the next projects by Christina Milian (Interscope/MySpace Records), Paula DeAnda (Arista Records), Fantasia Barrino (J Records), Nikki Flores (Epic Records), and newcomer Jordyn Taylor (TBA).
On the other hand, Bryan Michael Cox (Mary J. Blige, Faith Evans), Cristyle "The Ink" Johnson (Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez), Kendrick "Wyldcard" Dean (Nicole Scherzinger, Chante Moore), Kara DioGuardi (Beyonce Knowles, Mya Harrison), The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Jennifer Hudson, Claudette Ortiz), Kerry "Krucial" Brothers (Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera), and Gregory Curtis (Keyshia Cole, Silena Murrell) are among the additional musicians Norwood roped in for the yet to be titled project.
Posted at 01:24 am by mokhal
Friday, May 30, 2008
HUDGENS' NEW SINGLE, "SNEAKERNIGHT", AVAILABLE NOW!
Teen sensation Vanessa Hudgens had digitally released "Sneakernight", the lead single off her forthcoming sophomore album, "Identified". The Silya Nymoen penned track was produced by Jonathan "J.R." Rotem (Ashley Tisdale, Natasha Bedingfield, The Veronicas).
"Identified", which is due on July 1st via Hollywood Records, also boasts alliances from Beau Dozier (Samantha Jade, Gia Farrell), Cathy Dennis (Jordin Sparks, Kylie Minogue), Sean "The Pen" Garrett (Gwen Stefani, Nicole Scherzinger), Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald (Avril Lavigne, Jeannie Ortega), Kara DioGuardi (Beyonce Knowles, Jessica Simpson), and Martin "Max Martin" Sandberg (Leona Lewis, Celine Dion).
[Buy] Vanessa Hudgens - Sneakernight @ iTunes
Posted at 11:24 pm by mokhal
IZIBOR READYING SHINY DEBUT VIDEO
Irish singer/songwriter Laura Izibor checked in with fans via her official MySpace profile on Friday (May 30th 2008) with the following message: "Hey guys, I beg for your forgiveness, I know I've completely abandoned you all, no excuse!! Things have been going great, just got a few ideas off some music video directors for the video for "Shine". Very cool I must say. I head out to New York at the end of June to shoot it, so I shall be keeping you up-dated on all the madness. I'm writing away as usual, mostly on the guitar surprisingly. I hadn't played in years but have recently been drawn to it. It's given me a whole new way of writing, no plans to take it on stage just yet though ... I'd be a little scared I must admit, but definitely in the future."
[Visit] Laura Izibor @ MySpace
Posted at 11:23 pm by mokhal
ANGEL POSTS NEW SONG @ MYSPACE: "CAN YOU HANDLE IT"
Former O Town member Ashley Parker Angel posted a new song on his official MySpace profile entitled "Can You Handle It", so make sure you check it out!
Angel's last album, "Soundtrack to your Life", boasted collaborations with Soulshock & Karlin: Carsten Schack and Kenneth Karlin (Usher Raymond, Mario Vazquez), The Matrix: Scott Spock, Lauren Christy & Graham Edwards (Skye Sweetnam, Avril Lavigne), Shelly Peiken (Michelle Branch, LeAnn Rimes), Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald (Paris Hilton, Kelly Clarkson), and Martin "Max Martin" Sandberg (Britney Spears, Celine Dion).
[Visit] Ashley Parker Angel @ MySpace
Posted at 11:21 pm by mokhal
Thursday, May 29, 2008
JONAS BROTHERS SET RELEASE DATE FOR NEW ALBUM
The Jonas Brothers have christened August 12th as the release date of their forthcoming 3rd album, "A Little Bit Longer". The Hollywood Records' set will be preceded by lead single "Burning Up".
Executively produced by Jake Fields, "A Little Bit Longer" is also confirmed to sport songwriting contributions from Kara DioGuardi (Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, Miley Ray Cyrus).
Posted at 03:36 pm by mokhal
DIXON INKS NEW DEAL WITH ASYLUM/ATLANTIC RECORDS
Former Misteeq star Alesha Dixon has signed a new record deal with Asylum/Atlantic Records as main distributor of her forthcoming sophomore album, which is plotted for release later this year.
The yet to be titled project is expected to include tracks such as the Solange Knowles penned "Wild Card (Ego)", and the Richard X produced "Love Criminal", co-written by Cathy Dennis.
Posted at 03:34 pm by mokhal
NEW DEAR JAYNE TRACK HITS THE NET
Music Line/Capitol Records’ group Dear Jayne are out with a new joint entitled “Fall Back”, so make sure you check it out! The track was co-written by Terius “Dream” Nash (Rihanna, Britney Spears), and produced by Carlos “Los Da Maestro” McKinney (Karina Pasian, Usher Raymond).
Among the other musicians backing Dear Jayne on their debut album, “Voice Message”, are Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Wynter Gordon, Jesse McCartney), and The Clutch: Keri Hilson, Candice Nelson, Balewa Muhammad, Ezekiel Lewis & Patrick “J.Que” Smith (Jennifer Lopez, Paula Campbell).
[Listen] Dear Jayne - Fall Back
Posted at 03:30 pm by mokhal
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).
*Thanx Elisa for the tip*
Posted at 08:07 pm by mokhal
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