Monday, June 06, 2011
BRIDGET KELLY ROLLS WITH OAK & POP ON DEBUT CD
Bridget Kelly has teamed up with Warren “Oak” Felder and Andrew “Pop” Wansel on new material for her upcoming debut album on Roc Nation Records. The songwriting/production duo are known for helming hits such as “Your Love” by Nicki Minaj [Universal Motown Records], “Collard Greens and Cornbread” by Fantasia Barrino [J Records] and “Copy Paste” by Diggy Simmons [Atlantic Records].
Other contributors on the still-untitled project include Linda Perry (Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera), James Fauntleroy (Alesha Dixon, Beyonce Knowles), Toby Gad (Alicia Keys, Robin Thicke), Wynter Gordon (Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Lopez), Robert Shea Taylor (Nicole Scherzinger, Paula DeAnda), Ernest “No I.D.” Wilson (Toni Braxton, Janet Jackson), Meleni Smith (Natasha Bedingfield, Jessica Jarrell), Alexander “Alex Da Kid” Grant (Livvi Franc, Skylar Grey), LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels (Jennifer Lopez, Alexis Jordan), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Christina Milian, Whitney Houston), Andrea Martin (Jordin Sparks, Leona Lewis), Phantom Boyz: Melvin Watson & Ishmael Irby (Alexandra Burke, Karina Pasian) and Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh (Priscilla Renea, Cheryl Cole).
Posted at 12:38 pm by mokhal
NATALIA KILLS ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE DETAILS
Natalia Kills will release “Free” as the next single from her debut album on Interscope Records, “Perfectionist.” The Will.I.Am-assisted track was produced by Jeff Bhasker, who also teamed up with the British singer/songwriter on the album joints “Zombie,” “Heaven” and “Nothing Lasts Forever.”
Posted at 11:56 am by mokhal
Sunday, June 05, 2011
[RANDOM ALBUM REVIEW] JENNIFER HUDSON - I REMEMBER ME
No One Gonna Love You: produced by Rich Harrison.
I Got This: produced by Stargate.
Angel: produced by Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz.
Gone: produced by Hit Boy & Polow Da Don.
Where You At: produced by R. Kelly.
I Remember Me: produced by Ryan "Alias" Tedder.
Everybody Needs Love: produced by Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz.
Why Is It So Hard: produced by Ne-Yo & Chuck Harmony.
Don't Look Down: produced by Alicia Keys & Salaam Remi.
Still Here: produced by Harvey Mason Jr.
Feeling Good: produced by Salaam Remi.
Believe: produced by Harvey Mason Jr.
Rating: (1/5) – Weak!
Posted at 12:59 pm by mokhal
BEYONCE KNOWLES COVERS SEAN GARRETT ON NEW ALBUM
“Lay Up Under Me” is slotted for inclusion on the deluxe edition of Beyonce Knowles’ upcoming album, “4,” which is due on June 28th via Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records. The Stargate-produced track was initially recorded by Sean Garrett and appeared on his debut album, “Turbo 919,” which was released in Japan via Interscope Records.
Other album contributors on the follow-up to “I Am … Sasha Fierce” are Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Kelly Rowland, Nicole Scherzinger), Terius “The Dream” Nash (Christina Milian, Mary J. Blige), Robert Shea Taylor (Ne-Yo, Wynter Gordon), Diane Warren (Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson), Patrick “J.Que” Smith (Fantasia Barrino, Keri Hilson), Ryan “Alias” Tedder (Natasha Bedingfield, Leona Lewis), Esther Dean (Jennifer Hudson, Keyshia Cole), Jeff Bhasker (Alicia Keys, Natalia Kills), Kanye West (Mashonda, Syleena Johnson), Chad Hugo (Kelis, Ashlee Simpson) and Dave “Switch” Taylor (Christina Aguilera, Nicola Roberts).
Posted at 10:08 am by mokhal
Saturday, June 04, 2011
NICOLA ROBERTS DEBUTS VIDEO FOR 'BEAT OF MY DRUM'
Nicola Roberts is out with the video for her single “Beat of My Drum,” taken from the pop artist’s upcoming debut solo album on Polydor / Universal Music, “Cinderella’s Eyes.” The track was produced by Wesley “Diplo” Pentz and David “Switch” Taylor.
[Watch] Nicola Roberts - Beat of My Drum
Posted at 11:51 pm by mokhal
Thursday, June 02, 2011
RIHANNA PREMIERES VIDEO FOR 'MAN DOWN'
Rihanna is out with the video for her latest single "Man Down," taken from the Bajan beauty's 5th album on SRP / Island Def Jam Recordings, "Loud." The Shontelle-assisted track was co-written by Rock City: Theron & Timothy Thomas (Leona Lewis, Janet Jackson) and produced by Shama Joseph (Cover Drive, Alesha Dixon).
[Watch] Rihanna - Man Down
Posted at 11:27 am by mokhal
TANYA LACEY TEAMS UP WITH CLAUDE KELLY ON DEBUT ALBUM
Tanya Lacey has enlisted the songwriting services of Claude Kelly for her upcoming debut album on RCA Records. The hitmaker previously helmed tracks such as "Gasoline" by Britney Spears [Jive Records], "Price Tag" by Jessie J [Lava / Universal Republic Records] and "Just Whisper" by Kelly Rowland [Universal Motown Records]. Other musicians backing Lacey on the still-untitled project are Lucas Secon (Jordin Sparks, Alexandra Burke), Toby Gad (Beyonce Knowles, Alicia Keys) and Lindy Robbins (Kylie Minogue, Nicole Scherzinger).
Posted at 08:51 am by mokhal
Wednesday, June 01, 2011
MOHOMBI PREMIERES VIDEO FOR 'COCONUT TREE,' FEATURING NICOLE SCHERZINGER
Mohombi is out with the video for his latest single “Coconut Tree,” featuring Nicole Scherzinger, taken from the Swedish artist’s debut album on Universal Republic Records, “Movemeant.” The track was co-written by Bilal “The Chef” Hajji (Alexandra Burke, Kylie Minogue) and produced by Nadir “RedOne” Khayat (Enrique Iglesias, Michael Jackson).
[Watch] Mohombi - Coconut Tree (featuring Nicole Scherzinger)
Posted at 08:33 am by mokhal
TAMIA REVEALS TITLE FOR NEW ALBUM
Canadian singer/songwriter Tamia has dubbed her upcoming album “Beautiful Surprise” and will release it later this year. The project is confirmed to boast contributions from Carvin Haggins & Ivan Barias (Faith Evans, Jazmine Sullivan), The Runners: Andrew Harr & Jermaine Jackson (Keyshia Cole, Usher Raymond), Claude Kelly (Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston) and Chuck Harmony (Fantasia Barrino, Kelly Rowland).
Posted at 08:31 am by mokhal
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
PIXIE LOTT ENLISTS AUTUMN ROWE FOR NEW ALBUM
Pixie Lott has enlisted the songwriting services of Autumn Rowe for her upcoming album on Mercury Records. The hit songwriter is responsible for singles such as “Happiness” by Alexis Jordan [Roc Nation / Epic Records] and “Swagger Jagger” by Cher Lloyd [Roc Nation Records].
Other musicians backing the British songstress on the still-untitled project are Richard “Biff” Stannard (Kylie Minogue, Alesha Dixon), Cathy Dennis (Janet Jackson, Kelly Clarkson), Wayne Hector (Cheryl Cole, Britney Spears), Ruth-Anne Cunningham (Nadine Coyle, Katharine McPhee) and Chris Braide (Jesse McCartney, Diana Vickers).
In related news, look out for more of Autumn Rowe’s poignant songwriting on the next projects by Alexandra Burke [Syco Music / Epic Records], Estelle [Home School / Atlantic Records], Rita Ora [Roc Nation Records], Cover Drive [Geffen / Polydor Records], Jessica Jarrell [Kite / Mercury / Island Def Jam Recordings], Cobra Starship [Fueled By Ramen Records], Bridget Kelly [Roc Nation Records] and Leona Lewis [Syco Music / J Records].
Posted at 08:30 am by mokhal
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