Sunday, June 15, 2008
WARREN PENS BALLAD FOR MILIAN'S NEW ALBUM
After penning heartfelt joints for the likes of Toni Braxton (“Unbreak My Heart”), Whitney Houston (“I Learned from the Best”) and Mariah Carey (“After Tonight”), legendary songwriter Diane Warren crafted a new ballad for Christina Milian’s forthcoming album with Interscope/MySpace Records.
As first tipped here, the yet to be titled project will also boast collaborations with Cool & Dre: Andre Lyon and Marcello Valenzano (Jazmine Sullivan, Keyshia Cole), Makeba Riddick (Beyonce Knowles, LeToya Luckett), Madd Scientist (Nicole Scherzinger, Leona Lewis), The Writing Camp: Evan Bogart, Victoria Horn, Erika Nuri & David Quinones (Fantasia Barrino, Jesse McCartney), Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Mya Harrison, Lyrica Anderson), The Clutch: Balewa Muhammad, Candice Nelson, Ezekiel Lewis, Keri Hilson & Patrick Smith (Britney Spears, Usher Raymond), Kanye West (Janet Jackson, Syleena Johnson), Frankie J (Paula DeAnda, Natalie Alvarado), Nate “Danja” Hills (Katharine McPhee, Nelly Furtado), and Toby Gad (Livvi Franc, Esmee Denters).
*Thanx Elisa for the tip*
Posted at 07:45 pm by mokhal
VANESSA HUDGENS - SNEAKERNIGHT [VIDEO]
Here is the video for Vanessa Hudgens’ new single “Sneakernight”, produced by Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Ashley Tisdale, Jesse McCartney, Britney Spears). The track is taken from her forthcoming album, “Identified”, which is due on July 1st via Hollywood Records.
The sophomore set will spawn additional alliances with Beau Dozier (Joss Stone, Samantha Jade), Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald (Paris Hilton, Katy Perry), Cathy Dennis (Kelly Clarkson, Sophie Ellis Bextor), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Ashlee Simpson, Christina Milian), Martin “Max Martin” Sandberg (Kelis Rogers, Ashley Parker Angel), and Kara DioGuardi (Beyonce Knowles, Nicole Scherzinger).
[Watch] Vanessa Hudgens - Sneakernight
Posted at 07:43 pm by mokhal
JONES A MISSEZ NO MORE, RECORDS SOLO ALBUM
In addition to launching an official MySpace profile, singer/songwriter Tomi Jones is working on her forthcoming debut album entitled “Karma”. Many of you might recall Jones as a former member of R&B girl group Missez, who had a hit single back in 2006 called “Love Song” featuring Pimp C.
[Visit] Tomi Jones @ MySpace
Posted at 07:41 pm by mokhal
DONDRIA SETS DATE FOR DEBUT SINGLE
Up and coming artist Dondria Nicole will digitally release her new single, “Can’t Stop”, on June 17th via So So Def/Island Records. The newcomer’s yet to be titled debut LP is expected to spawn productions from Jermaine Dupri, whose resume includes crafting hits for the likes of Mariah Carey (“It’s Like That”), Alicia Keys (“Girlfriend”), Janet Jackson (“Show Me”), Fantasia Barrino (“Got Me Waiting”), and Ashanti Douglas (“Good Good”).
Posted at 07:37 pm by mokhal
Saturday, June 14, 2008
PUSSYCAT DOLLS - WHEN I GROW UP [VIDEO]
Here is the video for Pussycat Dolls new single "When I Grow Up", produced by Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins (Keyshia Cole, Ashanti Douglas, Janet Jackson). The track is taken from their upcoming album, "Doll Domination", due September 16th via A&M/Interscope Records.
Other musicians backing PCD on "Doll Domination" are Mark Taylor (Christina Milian, Delta Goodrem), Kara DioGuardi (Gwen Stefani, Kelly Clarkson), Ryan "Alias" Tedder (Wynter Gordon, Leona Lewis), Sean "The Pen" Garrett (Britney Spears, Ashlee Simpson), Fernando Garibay (Whitney Houston, Paris Hilton), Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley (Nelly Furtado, Alicia Keys), Thomas "Cee-Lo" Callaway (Jennifer Hudson, Solange Knowles), and The Clutch: Balewa Muhammad, Candice Nelson, Ezekiel Lewis, Keri Hilson & Patrick "J.Que" Smith (Fantasia Barrino, Jennifer Lopez).
[Watch] Pussycat Dolls - When I Grow Up
Posted at 07:48 pm by mokhal
[RANDOM ALBUM REVIEW] BROOKE HOGAN - UNDISCOVERED
About Us: co-written by Jason Boyd / produced by Scott Storch.
For a Moment: co-written by Jason Boyd / produced by Scott Storch.
Heaven Baby: co-written by Nelly Furtado / produced by Scott Storch.
Incognito: co-written by Claude Kelly, Tawanna "Frankie Storm" Dabney / co-produced by Kaygee.
Letting Go: co-written by Kameron Houff / produced by Scott Storch.
My Number: co-written by Jason Boyd / produced by Scott Storch.
Beautiful Transformation: co-written by Balewa Muhammad / produced by Steve Morales.
Love You, Hate You: co-written by Tawanna "Frankie Storm" Tabney / co-produced by Kaygee.
All About Me: co-written by Jason Boyd / produced by Scott Storch.
Low Rider Jeans: co-written and produced by Damon Elliot.
My Space: co-written by Jason Boyd / produced by Scott Storch.
Next Time: co-written by Kameron Houff, Makeba Riddick / produced by Scott Storch.
One Sided: co-written by Jason Boyd / produced by Scott Storch.
Quick Take: It's a lot better than I expected!
Recommended? If you liked Paris Hilton's album, then this one is for you!
Rating: (3/5) – Good.
Posted at 07:43 pm by mokhal
[PRE-ORDER] DEBUT ALBUM BY PRIMA J
As previously reported, Prima J will release their debut album on June 17th via Geffen/Interscope Records. The set is preceded by lead single “Corazon (You’re Not Alone)”, crafted by Happy Perez (Natalie Alvarado, Paula DeAnda).
Executively produced by former Wild Orchid member Stefanie Ridel, the self-titled project finds Jessica & Janelle Martinez collaborating with the likes of Beau Dozier (“Flip the Script”, “Go Hard”), Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (“Boom”), Rico Love / Jim Jonsin (“Tame”), Mischke Butler / Antwoine “T-Wizz” Collins (“Inside Out”), and Warren “Oak” Felder (“Chilosa”).
[Pre-Order] Prima J - Prima J @ Amazon
Posted at 07:40 pm by mokhal
DIXON ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE DETAILS
Former Misteeq star Alesha Dixon has dubbed “The Boy Does Nothing” as the lead single from her forthcoming sophomore album and first effort with Asylum/Atlantic Records.
The yet to be titled project is expected to boast collaborations with Brian Higgins of Xenomania, who’s responsible for some of Brit pop’s most enduring hits over the past few years including tracks performed by Girls Aloud (“The Show”), Sugababes (“Red Dress”), and Rachel Stevens (“Nothing Good About This Goodbye”).
Posted at 07:34 pm by mokhal
JONAS BROTHERS - WE ROCK [VIDEO]
Here is the video for Jonas Brothers’ new single “We Rock”, taken from the motion picture soundtrack “Camp Rock”. The compilation disc is due on June 17th via Hollywood Records.
Also be on the look out for their upcoming album, “A Little Bit Longer”, currently set for an August 12th release. Executively produced by John Fields, the project will be preceded by lead single “Burning Up”.
[Watch] Jonas Brothers - We Rock
Posted at 07:32 pm by mokhal
Friday, June 13, 2008
SOLANGE ON A COSMIC JOURNEY WITH SOULSHOCK & KARLIN
In addition to the new single, "Sandcastle Disco", Danish hitmakers Soulshock & Karlin crafted 2 other tracks for Solange's forthcoming sophomore album, "Sol-Angel & The Hadley Street Dreams", them being "Cosmic Journey" and "God Given Name".
The production duo - composed of Carsten Schack and Kenneth Karlin - collaborated with a dazzling list of artists over the years. Among their many accomplishments: producing Whitney Houston's "Heartbreak Hotel", Fantasia Barrino's "Truth Is", Keyshia Cole's "Fallin' Out", Kelly Rowland's "Still in Love With My Ex", Blu Cantrell's "Don't Wanna Say Goodbye", and Lamya's "The Woman Who".
"Sol-Angel & The Hadley Street Dreams", due on August 26th via Music World Entertainments/Geffen Records, is confirmed to sport additional alliances with Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes (Toni Braxton, Kelis Rogers), Jack Splash (Alicia Keys, Britney Spears), Robert Shea Taylor (Wynter Gordon, Paula DeAnda), Mark Ronson (Christina Aguilera, Amy Winehouse), Raphael Saadiq (Chante Moore, Teedra Moses), Marsha Ambrosius (Jazmine Sullivan, Mario Barrett), and Thomas "Cee-Lo" Callaway (Tori Alamaze, Nicole Scherzinger).
Posted at 07:33 pm by mokhal
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