Tuesday, June 26, 2012
RIHANNA SNAGS LUCAS SECON FOR NEW ALBUM
Rihanna has snagged the songwriting and production services of Lucas Secon for her upcoming seventh album, out soon on Universal Music Group / Def Jam Records.
The Danish hitmaker is known for helming tracks including “Heart Vacancy” by The Wanted [Universal Music Group / Island Records], “Tonight” by Alexandra Burke [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and “Get Outta My Way” by Kylie Minogue [EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records].
He also confirmed placements on the next albums by Marcus Canty [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], Conor Maynard [EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records], Tanya Lacey [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], A*M*E [Universal Music Group / Future Records], Ed Drewett [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records] and Christina Aguilera [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].
The follow-up to Rihanna’s “Talk That Talk” is confirmed to boast additional alliances with Chase & Status: Saul Milton & Will Kennard (Rita Ora, Tinie Tempah), Richard “Rico Love” Butler (Sean Paul, Kelly Rowland), James “Jim Jonsin” Scheffer (Nicole Scherzinger, Michelle Williams), Frank Romano (Jason Derulo, Mario Winans), Nickolas Marzouca (Usher, Rick Ross) and Sia Furler (Ke$ha, Neon Hitch).
[Watch] Rihanna - Where Have You Been
Posted at 08:08 pm by mokhal
TREY SONGZ UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK, TRACKLISTING FOR NEW ALBUM 'CHAPTER V'
Trey Songz has unveiled the official artwork and tracklisting for his upcoming fifth album.
The R&B singer/songwriter – real name Tremaine Neverson – will release “Chapter V” in the United States on August 21 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.
Lead single “Heart Attack” was written by Trey Songz along with Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Katy Perry, Britney Spears) and Richard “Rico Love” Butler (Taio Cruz, Beyonce Knowles).
Other musicians backing Songz on the follow-up to "Passion, Pain & Pleasure" are Troy Taylor (Whitney Houston, Brian McKnight), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Alexandra Burke, Leona Lewis), Eric Hudson (Mary J. Blige, Jamie Foxx), Sean “Redd Stylez” Fenton (Kelly Rowland, Chris Brown), Andrew “Hit-Drew” Clifton (Lonny Bereal, Keyshia Cole), Darhyl Camper, Jr. (Elle Varner, Tanya Lacey) and Kenneth “Soundz” Coby (Chantel McCrary, Justin Bieber).
Trey Songz – Chapter V [Official Tracklisting]:
Chapter V (Intro)
Panty Wetter (Interlude)
2 Reasons (featuring T.I.)
Don’t Be Scared
Pretty Girls Lie
Inside Enterlude (Interlude)
Without a Woman
Interlude 4U (Interlude)
Ladies Go Wild
Check Me Out
Turn Me On (Bonus Track)
Almost Lose It (Bonus Track)
[Watch] Trey Songz - Heart Attack
Posted at 08:04 pm by mokhal
KREAYSHAWN, V-NASTY DEBUT VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'SUMMERTIME'
Kreayshawn has debuted the video for her new single online.
“Summertime” – which features White Girl Mob friend V-Nasty – marks the third single from the rapper’s upcoming debut album, “Somethin’ Bout Kreay,” which is due in the United States on August 14 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.
In addition to previous singles “Gucci Gucci” and “Breakfast (Syrup),” the highly-anticipated project is confirmed to boast productions and songwriting contributions from Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg (Kelly Rowland, Nicole Scherzinger), Marcello “Cool” Valenzano & Andre “Dre” Lyon (Jazmine Sullivan, Christina Milian), William Orbit (Priscilla Renea, Gwen Stefani), Jean Baptiste Kouame (Tulisa Contostavlos, Wynter Gordon), Ryan Buendia (Cheryl Cole, The Black Eyed Peas), Michael McHenry (Madonna, Chris Brown) and Wesley “Diplo” Pentz (Justin Bieber, Nicola Roberts).
[Watch] Kreayshawn - Summertime (featuring V-Nasty)
Posted at 08:03 pm by mokhal
MPRYNT COLLABORATE WITH CHUCK HARMONY FOR DEBUT ALBUM
MPrynt have collaborated with songwriter/producer Chuck Harmony for their upcoming debut album, out soon on Universal Music Group / Motown Records.
Harmony is known for co-writing and producing hits including “Bittersweet” by Fantasia Barrino [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records], “Russian Roulette” by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Def Jam Records] and “Pretty Girl Rock” by Keri Hilson [Mosley Music Group / Interscope Records].
Other musicians supporting MPrynt on the still-untitled project are Andrew "Pop" Wansel (Diggy Simmons, Nicki Minaj), Marsha Ambrosius (Alicia Keys, LeToya Luckett), Warren "Oak" Felder (Toni Braxton, Chris Brown), Sean “Redd Stylez” Fenton (Usher Raymond, Keyshia Cole), Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds (Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson) and Balewa Muhammad (Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson).
[Watch] MPrynt - It Will Rain
Posted at 08:00 pm by mokhal
KEYSHIA COLE ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE 'ENOUGH OF NO LOVE'
Keyshia Cole has announced the title of her new single.
"Enough Of No Love" – which features Lil Wayne – marks the lead single from the R&B singer/songwriter's upcoming fifth album, "Woman to Woman," out soon on Universal Music Group / Geffen Records.
As previously reported, the follow-up to "Calling All Hearts" touts productions and songwriting alliances with Eric Hudson (Chris Brown, Trey Songz), Andre Lyon & Marcello Valenzano (Ashanti, Jazmine Sullivan), Andrew "Pop" Wansel (Nicki Minaj, Elle Varner), Warren "Oak" Felder (Marsha Ambrosius, Chris Brown), Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins (Aaliyah, Janet Jackson), Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis (Mary J. Blige, Estelle Swaray), Sean "Redd Stylez" Fenton (Usher, Kelly Rowland), Carvin Haggins & Ivan Barias (Tamia, Faith Evans), Matthew "Boi-1da" Samuels (Drake, Nicole Scherzinger), Troy Taylor (Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton) and Chauncey "Hit-Boy" Hollis (Brandy, Jennifer Lopez).
[Watch] Keyshia Cole - I Remember
Posted at 01:46 am by mokhal
Monday, June 25, 2012
COVER DRIVE TEAM UP WITH STEVE MAC ON NEW SINGLE 'EXPLODE'
Cover Drive have announced the details for their new single.
The Bajan quartet – which consists of members Amanda Reifer, T. Ray Armstrong, Jamar Harding and Barry Hill – will release “Explode” as the fourth single from their debut album, “Bajan Style,” out now on Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.
The track was co-written and produced by Steve Mac, who previously collaborated with the group on the Wayne Hector-assisted “Sparks” and the Ina Wroldsen-penned “That Girl.”
He is also responsible for hits including “Glad You Came” by The Wanted [Universal Music Group / Island Records], “30 Days” by The Saturdays [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records] and “You Make Me Feel …” by Cobra Starship featuring Sabi [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].
[Watch] Far * East Movement - Turn Up the Love (featuring Cover Drive)
Posted at 08:27 pm by mokhal
MELANIE C ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM 'STAGES'
Melanie C has announced the title for her upcoming sixth album.
The British singer/songwriter has christened her forthcoming album "Stages" and plans to release it in the United Kingdom on September, 2012 via Red Girl Records.
The project boasts productions from Peter-John Vettese, who previously collaborated with the artist on the tracks "All Alone," "Better Alone," "Get Out of Here," "Reason," "The Moment You Believe," "Warrior" and "You'll Get Yours."
"Stages" serves as the follow-up "The Sea," which was released in 2011 via Warner Music Group / Red Girl Records. In addition to lead single "Think About It," that release featured productions and songwriting contributions from Richard "Biff" Stannard (Sophie Ellis Bextor, Alesha Dixon), Ina Wroldsen (Britney Spears, Leona Lewis), Mich "Cutfather" Hansen (Ed Drewett, Pixie Lott), Lauren Christy (Avril Lavigne, Katie Melua), Daniel Davidsen (JLS, Alexandra Burke), Guy Chambers (Nadine Coyle, Robbie Williams) and Chuck Harmony (Fantasia Barrino, Nicole Scherzinger).
[Watch] Melanie C - Think About It
Posted at 08:25 pm by mokhal
JENNIFER LOPEZ UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK, TRACKLISTING FOR GREATEST HITS COMPILATION
Jennifer Lopez has unveiled the official artwork and tracklisting for her upcoming greatest hits compilation.
The singer/songwriter will release “Dance Again: The Hits” in the United Kingdom on July 24 and the United States on July 24 via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
Lead single “Dance Again” – which features Pitbull - was written by Enrique Iglesias along with Bilal “The Chef” Hajji (Nicole Scherzinger, Kylie Minogue), Achraf “AJ Junior” Janussi (Cher Lloyd, Paulina Rubio) and Nadir “RedOne” Khayat (Alexandra Burke, Pixie Lott).
“Dance Again: The Hits” boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey), Taio Cruz (Cheryl Cole, Loick Essien), Damon Sharpe (Anastacia, Kelly Rowland), Kinnda “Kee” Hamid (Mohombi, Kat DeLuna), Ryan “Alias” Tedder (Beyonce Knowles, Alicia Keys), Makeba Riddick (Rita Ora, Lauriana Mae), Curtis Richardson (Keri Hilson, Joss Stone), Arnthor Birgisson (Leona Lewis, Janet Jackson), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber), LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels (Alexis Jordan, Joe Jonas), Cory Rooney (Mark Anthony, Christina Milian) and Rich Harrison (Gwen Stefani, Jennifer Hudson).
Jennifer Lopez – Dance Again: The Hits [Official Tracklisting]:
Dance Again (featuring Pitbull)
Goin’ In (featuring Flo Rida)
I’m Into You (featuring Lil Wayne)
On the Floor (featuring Pitbull)
Love Don’t Cost a Thing
If You Had My Love
Waiting for Tonight
Get Right (featuring Fabolous)
Jenny from the Block (featuring Styles & Jadakiss)
I’m Real (featuring Ja Rule)
Do It Well
Ain’t It Funny (featuring Ja Rule & Cadillac Tah)
Feelin’ So Good (featuring Big Pun & Fat Joe)
All I Have (featuring LL Cool J)
Let’s Get Loud
[Watch] Jennifer Lopez - Dance Again (featuring Pitbull)
Posted at 08:22 pm by mokhal
TANYA LACEY, KANO PREMIERE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'GREATNESS'
Tanya Lacey has premiered the video for her new single online.
“Greatness” – which features Kano – marks the lead single from the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming EP, “Head Chef,” out soon on Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
The Track was produced by Calvin “Calvo Da Gr8” Kenon, whose credits include “Like a Boy” by Ciara [Sony Music Entertainment / Jive Records], “Weekend Lover” by Jamie Foxx [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records] and “Top of the World” by The Pussycat Dolls [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records].
As previously reported, Lacey recently co-wrote tracks on the upcoming third album by Dionne Bromfield. Some of her previous songwriting credits include "How We Roll" by Loick Essien [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records] and "The Way You Watch Me" by The Saturdays featuring Travie McCoy [Universal Music Group / Fascination / Polydor Records].
She also collaborated with top talent such as Wayne Hector (Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears), Darhyl Camper Jr. (Elle Varner, Kanye West), Jared Cotter (David Guetta, Jay Sean) and Printz Board (Kelis, The Black Eyed Peas) for her former singles "Letter to My Ex" and "Born to Fly."
[Watch] Tanya Lacey - Greatness (featuring Kano)
Posted at 08:18 pm by mokhal
CONOR MAYNARD DEBUTS VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'VEGAS GIRL'
Conor Maynard has debuted the video for his new single online.
“Vegas Girl” marks the second single from the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming debut album, “Contrast,” which is due in the United Kingdom on July 31 via EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records.
The track was co-written and produced by The Invisible Men, who previously collaborated with the artist on his lead single “Can’t Say No.”
The songwriting and production trio – consisting of members Jon Shave, George Astasio and Jon Shave – are also responsible for hits include “Do It Like a Dude” by Jessie J [Lava / Universal Republic Records], “Birthday” by Pixie Lott [Universal Music Group / Mercury Records] and “Take a Bite” by Nicola Roberts [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records].
[Watch] Conor Maynard - Vegas Girl
Posted at 08:10 pm by mokhal
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