Friday, June 22, 2012
ELLE VARNER SCHEDULES RELEASE DATE FOR DEBUT ALBUM 'PERFECTLY IMPERFECT'
Elle Varner has scheduled the release date for her upcoming debut album.
The R&B singer/songwriter will release “Perfectly Imperfect” in the United States on August 7 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
New single “Refill” was written by Elle Varner along with Darhyl Camper Jr. (Tanya Lacey, Big Sean) and Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown).
“Perfectly Imperfect” touts additional alliances from Warren “Oak” Felder, whose credits include “Rainbow” by Jessie J [Universal Republic Records], “Hands Tied” by Toni Braxton [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and “Don’t Stop Me” by Wynter Gordon [Big Beat Records].
[Watch] Elle Varner - Refill
Posted at 12:38 pm by mokhal
DRAGONETTE ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE 'ROCKET SHIP'
Dragonette have debuted their new single online.
"Rocket Ship" will be included on the Canadian band's upcoming third album, "Body Parts," which is due in the United Kingdom on September 24.
The group – which consists of singer/songwriter Martina Sorbara, bassist Dan Kurtz, and drummer Joel Stouffer – have previously collaborated with hitmaker Martin Solveig on the worldwide hit single "Hello."
[Listen] Dragonette - Rocket Ship
Posted at 12:35 pm by mokhal
LABRINTH TEAMS WITH CARL FALK, RAMI YACOUB FOR NEW SINGLE 'TREATMENT'
Labrinth has announced the details for his new single.
The British singer/songwriter will release “Treatment” as the fifth single from his debut album, “Electronic Earth,” out now on Syco / Sony Music Entertainment.
“Treatment” was written by Timothy “Labrinth” McKenzie along with Rami Yacoub (Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj) and Carl Falk (Darren Hayes, Nicole Scherzinger).
[Listen] Labrinth - Treatment
Posted at 12:32 pm by mokhal
Thursday, June 21, 2012
MELENI SMITH RECORDS NEW MATERIAL WITH KWAME HOLLAND
Meleni Smith has recently collaborated with Kwame Holland on new material.
Holland is known for co-writing and producing tracks including “Understand” by Christina Aguilera [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], “Not the Way I Do” by Fantasia Barrino [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records] and “No Other” by Keyshia Cole [Universal Music Group / Geffen Records].
Meanwhile, 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 (Conor Maynard, Dionne Bromfield), Josef Larossi (Kelly Clarkson, Alexandra Burke), Toby Gad (Beyonce, Jazmine Sullivan) and Chuck Harmony (Fantasia Barrino, Kelly Rowland).
She was also featured as a songwriter on tracks such as “Happy” by Natasha Bedingfield [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], “Bang Bang Bang” by Selena Gomez & The Scene [Hollywood Records] and “Love Is My Disease” by Alicia Keys [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records].
[Watch] Meleni Smith - Only a Fool
Posted at 08:06 pm by mokhal
LEMAR DEBUTS NEW SINGLE 'INVINCIBLE' ONLINE
Lemar has debuted his new single online.
“Invincible” marks the lead single from the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming fifth album, which is due later this year via EMI Music Group.
“Invincible” was written by Lemar Obika along with Deekay members Lars Halvor Jensen, Dicky “Obi” Klein and Johannes “Josh” Joergensen.
The Danish production and songwriting team previously collaborated with Lemar on the tracks “I Don’t Mind That” (from the multi-platinum album “Time to Grow”) and “It’s Not that Easy” (1st single from the multi-platinum album “The Truth About Love”).
Their credits also include “Strobe Lights” by Diddy – Dirty Money [Universal Music Group / Bad Boy / Interscope Records], “Eyes Wide Shut” by JLS [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records] and “I’m Back” by Ashley Tisdale [Warner Music Group / Reprise Records].
[Listen] Lemar - Invincible
Posted at 08:05 pm by mokhal
JLS COLLABORATE WITH ANGELA HUNTE FOR NEW ALBUM
JLS have collaborated with Angela Hunte for their upcoming as-yet-untitled fourth album, out soon on Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
Hunte has previously co-written tracks such as “Bang Bang” by Melanie Fiona [SRC / Universal Republic Records], “Do Something” by Britney Spears [Sony Music Entertainment / Jive Records] and “Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].
She also collaborated with top talent including Future Cut: Darren Lewis & Tunde Babalola (Nicole Scherzinger, Olly Murs), Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh (Cheryl Cole, Lana Del Rey), Christian “Bloodshy” Karlsson (Christina Milian, Nicole Morier), Pontus “Avant” Winnberg (Bonnie McKee, Kylie Minogue) and Reginald “Syience” Perry (Marsha Ambrosius, Beyonce Knowles).
Other songwriters backing JLS on the follow-up to "Jukebox" are Autumn Rowe (Jessica Jarrell, Rachel Crow), Lindy Robbins (Toni Braxton, Melanie Amaro), Wayne Hector (Nicki Minaj, Paloma Faith), August Rigo (Cover Drive, Mindless Behavior), Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds (Brandy, Janet Jackson), Ali Tennant (Jessie J, Tulisa Contostavlos) and Sean "The Pen" Garrett (Ciara, Nicole Scherzinger).
Producers include Dan “HyGrade” Traynor (Wretch 32, Cheryl Cole), Steve Robson (Leona Lewis, Olly Murs), Mich "Cutfather" Hansen (Kylie Minogue, Pixie Lott), Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins (Beyonce, Nelly Furtado), Shondrae "Bangladesh" Crawford (Rihanna, Sterling Simms), Dwayne “Dem Jointz” Abernathy (Brandy, Chris Brown), Pegasus: Rocky & Rufio (Bryn Christopher, Gary Barlow) Toby Gad (John Legend, Robin Thicke) and The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Monica, Justin Timberlake).
[Watch] JLS - Take a Chance on Me
Posted at 08:02 pm by mokhal
MAROON 5 UNVEIL OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'ONE MORE NIGHT'
Maroon 5 have unveiled the official lyric video for their new single online.
“One More Night” marks the second single off the pop rock band’s upcoming fourth album, “Overexposed,” which will be released in the U.S. on June 26 via Warner Music Group / A&M Records.
The follow-up to “Payphone” was written by lead vocalist Adam Levine along with Savan Kotecha (Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke), Karl “Shellback” Schuster (Britney Spears, Carrie Underwood) and Martin “Max Martin” Sandberg (Taio Cruz, Adam Lambert).
[Watch] Maroon 5 - One More Night (Lyric Video)
Posted at 07:59 pm by mokhal
WYNTER GORDON RELEASES NEW SINGLE 'STIMELO' ONLINE
Wynter Gordon has released a new song online.
“Stimela” marks the lead single off the singer/songwriter’s upcoming EP, “Doleo,” which will be available online on July 9 through wyntergordon.com.
Gordon’s debut album for Warner Music Group / Big Beat Records, “With the Music I Die,” peaked at number 25 on the Australian Albums Chart. That release also spawned 3 hit singles on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Chart: “Dirty Talk” (No. 1), “Til Death” (No. 3) and “Buy My Love” (No. 2).
[Listen] Wynter Gordon - Stimelo
Posted at 07:58 pm by mokhal
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
CHRIS RENE DEBUTS OFFICIAL LYRICS VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'TROUBLE'
Chris Rene has debuted the official lyrics video for his new single online.
"Trouble" marks the second single from the singer/songwriter's upcoming debut album, which is due later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
In addition lead single "Young Homie," the still-untitled project is confirmed to sport productions and songwriting contributions from Jonathan "J.R." Rotem (Britney Spears, Paris Hilton), Marty James (Jason Derulo, Pixie Lott), Carsten "Soulshock" Schack (Estelle, Keyshia Cole), Ali Tamposi (Shakira, Leona Lewis), Dwayne "Supa Dups" Chin-Quee (Drake, Sean Paul), Claude Kelly (Brandy, Whitney Houston), Matthew "Boi-1da" Samuels (Keri Hilson, Nicole Scherzinger), Olivia "Livvi Franc" Waithe (Pia Toscano, Cheryl Cole), Peter Biker (Jay Sean, Craig David) and Michael Busbee (Hailey Reinhart, Toni Braxton).
[Watch] Chris Rene - Trouble (Lyrics Video)
Posted at 08:40 pm by mokhal
MARCUS CANTY SNAGS LUCAS SECON, WAYNE HECTOR FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Marcus Canty has snagged Wayne Hector and Lucas Secon for his upcoming debut album, out soon on Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
The songwriting and production duo have previously collaborated on tracks including “Heart Vacancy” by The Wanted [Universal Music Group / Island Records], “Someone Like You” by Shayne Ward [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment] and “Party In My Head” by September [Catchy Tunes Records].
As previously reported, Harvey Mason Jr. and Damon Thomas of R&B production duo The Underdogs are also among the contributors on the still-untitled project. Their credits include “Turn Up the Music" by Chris Brown [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], "Invisible" by Jennifer Hudson [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records] and "Take 'Em Off" by Craig David [Warner Music Group / Asylum Records].
Canty released his debut single "Won't Make a Fool Out of You" earlier this year as a feature on the original motion picture soundtrack "Think Like a Man." The track was written by Johnta Austin along with Kenneth "Soundz" Coby and Christopher "Tricky" Stewart.
[Listen] Marcus Canty - Won't Make a Fool Out of You
Posted at 08:37 pm by mokhal
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