Thursday, June 12, 2008
TRACKS TITLES BY SULLIVAN / COOL & DRE REVEALED
After collaborating with Andre Lyon and Marcello Valenzano of Cool & Dre by penning Christina Milian’s “Say I” and “Twisted”, R&B vocalist Jazmine Sullivan reunited with the R&B production duo on tracks like “What Would I Do”, “Love You Better”, “Get Right”, “Foolish” and “Champion” – all slotted for inclusion on her forthcoming debut album with J Records.
The yet to be titled project is scheduled to boast additional contributions from Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Beyonce Knowles, Janet Jackson), Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson), Jack Splash (Britney Spears, Alicia Keys), Nate “Danja” Hills (Katharine McPhee, Jennifer Lopez), Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot (Fantasia Barrino, Keyshia Cole), Salaam Remi (Leona Lewis, Joss Stone), Wyclef Jean (Mary J. Blige, Claudette Ortiz), and Marsha Ambrosius (Emily King, Raven Symone).
Posted at 04:57 pm by mokhal
PRIMA J DRAFTS ROTEM FOR BOOMING TRACK
It's been confirmed that "Boom" is the song Jonathan "J.R." Rotem produced for Geffen recording group Prima J, whose self-titled debut album is being released on 17th June. The track was co-written by former Wild Orchid member Stefanie Ridel, who also penned "Stupid Shit" by Girlicious.
Side Note: The handsome hitmaker's resume include some of the biggest hits performed by Rihanna ("S.O.S"), LeToya Luckett ("All Eyes On Me"), Paris Hilton ("I Want You"), Jennifer Lopez ("Stay Together"), Britney Spears ("Everybody"), Leona Lewis ("Better in Time"), Jojo ("The High Road"), The Cheetah Girls ("Fuego"), Natasha Bedingfield ("Piece of Your Heart"), The Dey ("Give You The World"), Jada ("I'm That Chick"), Ashley Tisdale ("He Said, She Said"), and Donna Summer ("Mr. Music") … Phew!!!
Posted at 04:50 pm by mokhal
PUSSYCAT DOLLS REVEAL ALBUM TITLE FOR SOPHOMORE OFFERING
The Pussycat Dolls have christened their forthcoming sophomore album “Doll Domination”, and will release it in August via A&M/Interscope Records. The set is preceded by lead single “When I Grow Up”, produced by Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Beyonce Knowles, Janet Jackson, Toni Braxton).
Other musicians contributing to “Doll Domination” are Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley (Nelly Furtado, Ashlee Simpson), Kara DioGuardi (Brandy Norwood, Mya Harrison), Fernando Garibay (Britney Spears, Paris Hilton), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Alicia Keys, Christina Milian), The Clutch: Balewa Muhammad, Candice Nelson, Ezekiel Lewis, Keri Hilson & Patrick “J.Que” Smith (Jennifer Lopez, Usher Raymond), Ryan “Alias” Tedder (Whitney Houston, Leona Lewis), Lady GaGa (Esmee Denters, Tami Chynn), Thomas “Cee-Lo” Callaway (Faith Evans, Estelle Swaray), and Mark Taylor (Kelis Rogers, Craig David).
Posted at 04:47 pm by mokhal
VARA PLOTS SUMMER RELEASE FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Model turned singer Stefani Vara is eyeing a summer release for her long-delayed debut offering, “Storybook Diaries”. The set will be preceded by lead single “Water”, co-written by Bless'ed Pen: Chauncy Jackson & Kim Croft, and produced by Keynon Moore for Masta Productions.
“Storybook Diaries” is expected to boast additional collaborations with Chad Beatz (Ashanti Douglas, Michelle Williams), The Big Drawz: Tenesha Blacks & Shanell Irving (Karina Pasian, Emily King), Rich Harrison (Christina Aguilera, Usher Raymond), and The Insomniax (Jordin Sparks, Bobby Tinsley).
Posted at 04:46 pm by mokhal
BRANDON BEAL - COMFORTABLE [OFFICIAL TRACK LIST]
Singer/songwriter Brandon Beal is set to release his debut album, “Comfortable”, on July 25th via Multiman Music Group. The disc will feature hit singles such as “I Don’t Wanna See You Again” and “I Can See It”.
Brandon Beal – Comfortable [Official Track List]:
01 – Grown
02 – Ooh Shorty
03 – Girl
04 – I Don’t Wanna See You Again
05 – Country Love
06 – Take Me Back
07 – I Can See It
08 – You Deserve
09 – Maybe
10 – Ways To Go
11 – October
12 – Another Sad Love Song
13 – 24 Hours
14 – Purple Skirt
Posted at 04:43 pm by mokhal
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
KEYS ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE DETAILS
Singer/songwriter Alicia Keys has christened "Superwoman" as the 4th single to be released from her latest album, "As I Am". The track was crafted by Linda Perry – best known for her work with Gwen Stefani ("What You're Waiting For") and Christina Aguilera ("Save Me From MySelf").
"As I Am" boasts additional alliances with Kerry "Krucial" Brothers (Beyonce Knowles, Keyshia Cole), Jack Splash (Estelle Swaray, Jazmine Sullivan), Harold Lilly (Toni Braxton, Janet Jackson), Marsha Ambrosius (Emily King, Mario Barrett), and Alonzo "Novel" Stevenson (Leona Lewis, Joss Stone).
Posted at 07:44 pm by mokhal
JOJO ROPES IN GAD FOR THIRD ALBUM
Pop artist Jojo – born Joanna Levesque – is currently in the studio belting out hits with songwriter/producer Toby Gad for her forthcoming 3rd studio album, “All I Want is Everything”.
“The High Road” follow-up is expected to boast additional contributions from DJ Toomp (Mariah Carey, Cristyle Johnson), Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley (Nelly Furtado, Paula DeAnda), Durrell “Tank” Babbs (Kelly Rowland, Claudette Ortiz) and Polow Da Don (Christina Aguilera, Keyshia Cole).
Side Note: Gad – best known for crafting Fergie’s “Big Girls Don’t Cry” – is also working on the next projects by Livvi Franc (Jive Records), Esmee Denters (Tennman/Interscope Records), Jada (Universal/Motown Records), Kaci Brown (Interscope Records), Elisabeth Withers (Blue Note Records), Brenda Radney (Tennman/Interscope Records), Pixie Lott (Mercury Records), and Jade Ewen (Sony Music).
Posted at 07:42 pm by mokhal
FRANC SIGNS WITH JIVE RECORDS
Barbadian songstress Livvi Franc – born Olivia Charlotte Waithe – inked a deal with Jive Records and will release her debut album later this year. The yet to be titled project is shceduled to sport productions from Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles), Greg Kurstin (Sophie Ellis Bextor, Kylie Minogue), Future Cut: Tunde Babalola & Darren Lewis (Nicole Scherzinger, Kelis Rogers), Lynn & Wade LLP: Michelle Bell & Peter Keusch (Jennifer Lopez, Taylor Dane), and Toby Gad (Jonanna Levesque, Esmee Denters), as well as songwriting contributions from Amanda Ghost / Ian Dench (Shontelle, Jordin Sparks), and Angela Hunte (Britney Spears, Javine Hylton).
Posted at 07:41 pm by mokhal
WITHERS READIES SOPHOMORE ALBUM WITH GAD
Soul vocalist Elisabeth Withers is back in the studio recording tracks for her upcoming sophomore album with Blue Note Records. Frequent collaborator Toby Gad is back on board after initially producing several tracks on her debut, “It Can Happen to Anyone”, including “Simple Things”, “Listen”, “Be With You”, “The World Ain’t Ready”, “Somebody” and “Sweat”.
“It Can Happen to Anyone” boasted additional collaborations with Cutfather & Joe (Andrea Martin, Katharine McPhee), Michelle Bell (Blu Cantrell, Jennifer Lopez), and Gordon Chambers (Deborah Cox, Charmayne Maxwell).
Posted at 07:39 pm by mokhal
MILEY RAY CYRUS - BREAKOUT [OFFICIAL TRACK LIST]
Teen sensation Miley Ray Cyrus has confirmed the track list for her forthcoming album, “Breakout”, which is due July 22nd via Hollywood Records. The set is preceded by lead single "7 Things", co-written by Antonia Armato & Tim Jones (Aly & AJ, Vanessa Hudgens), and produced by John Fields (Delta Goodrem, Brandi Carlile).
Miley Ray Cyrus – Breakout [Official Track List]:
01 – Breakout
02 – 7 Things
03 – The Driveaway
04 – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
05 – Full Circle
06 – Fly on the Wall
07 – Bottom of the Ocean
08 – Wake Up America
09 – These Four Walls
10 – Simple Song
11 – Goodbye
12 – See You Again (Rock Mafia Remix)
Posted at 07:37 pm by mokhal
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