Sunday, March 04, 2012
BRANDY UNVEILS TITLE FOR NEW ALBUM
Brandy dubbed her next album “Two Eleven” and will release it later this year via RCA / Chameleon Records.
The set is preceded by new single “It All Belongs to Me,” featuring Monica. The track was co-written and produced by Rico Love, who’s also responsible for “Mr. Wrong” by Mary J. Blige [Matriarch / Geffen Records], “Hold On” by Sean Paul [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and “Motivation” by Kelly Rowland [Universal Republic / Motown Records].
Other musicians backing the “Human” singer on the project are Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston), James “Jim Jonsin” Scheffer (Eminem, Michelle Williams), Midi Mafia: Kevin Risto & Waynne Nugent (Elliot Yamin, John Legend), Tha Bizness: Dow Jones & Justin Henderson (Trey Songz, Christina Milian), Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley (Lyrica Anderson, Demi Lovato), Eric Hudson (Marsha Ambrosius, Jamie Foxx), Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford (Kelis, Candice Pillay), Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis (Jennifer Hudson, Teyana Taylor), Nate “Danja” Hills (Britney Spears, Nelly Furtado), Noah “40” Shebib (Rihanna, Alicia Keys), Kendrick “Wyldcard” Dean (Chris Brown, Mariah Carey) and The Runners: Andrew Harr & Jermaine Jackson (Avril Lavigne, Keyshia Cole).
Songwriters include Lonny Bereal (Durrell Babbs, LeToya Luckett), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Janet Jackson, Gwen Stefani), Ester Dean (Kelly Clarkson, Bridget Kelly), Stacy Barthe (Katy Perry, Luke James), Kevin “K-Mac” McCall (Wynter Gordon, Justin Bieber), Lonny “Frank Ocean” Breaux (Kanye West, Beyonce Knowles), LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels (Melanie Fiona, Alexis Jordan), Chris Brown (Jessie J, Nicole Scherzinger) and Aubrey “Drake” Graham (Justin Bieber, Rita Ora).
[Watch] Brandy - Right Here (Departed)
Posted at 10:34 pm by mokhal
KELLY ROWLAND REUNITES WITH LONNY BEREAL ON NEW ALBUM
Kelly Rowland reunited with frequent collaborator Joseph “Lonny” Bereal on new material for her upcoming 4th album.
The pair previously teamed up on the tracks “Ghetto,” “Flashback,” “Every Thought is You,” “Still In Love With My Ex,” “The Show,” “Better Without You,” “Gotsta Go,” “What a Feeling” and “Keep It Between Us.”
As previously reported, the still-untitled follow-up to “Here I Am” is confirmed to boast additional contributions from Da Internz: Earnest Clark & Marcos Palacious (Rihanna, Chris Brown), Eric Bellinger (Jennifer Hudson, Christina Milian), Rico Love (Melanie Fiona, Taio Cruz), Nikeshia Briscoe (Leona Lewis, Keyshia Cole), Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Keri Hilson, Chris Brown) and Amber Streeter (Estelle Swaray, Justin Bieber).
[Watch] Kelly Rowland - Keep It Between Us
Posted at 10:31 pm by mokhal
EMELI SANDE TEAMS UP WITH DIANE WARREN ON NEW SONG 'HAPPY NEVER AFTER'
Emeli Sande revealed a new track title online.
“Happy Never After” is slotted for inclusion on the US debut album by the Scottish singer/songwriter.
The track was written by Diane Warren (Nicole Scherzinger, Toni Braxton) and produced by Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Cheryl Cole, Alesha Dixon).
As previously reported, “My Kind of Love” will be the next single taken from “Our Version of Events.” The follow-up to “Next to Me” was produced by Emile Haynie along with Harry Craze and Hugo Chegwin.
Fans of Sande’s poignant songwriting should keep an eye on the upcoming projects by Cover Drive [Geffen / Polydor Records], Alicia Keys [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Leona Lewis [Syco Music / Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Ms. Dynamite [Dynamic Ventures / Relentless Records] and Alexandra Burke [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].
[Watch] Emeli Sande - Next to Me
Posted at 10:29 pm by mokhal
Friday, March 02, 2012
TAMIA DEBUTS NEW SINGLE 'BEAUTIFUL SURPRISE' ONLINE
Tamia revealed a new song online.
“Beautiful Surprise” marks the Canadian singer/songwriter’s lead single from her upcoming 5th album, “Beautiful Surprise,” which is due later this year via Plus 1 Music.
The track was written by Tamia Washington along with Claude Kelly (Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton) and Salaam Remi (Amy Winehouse, Jazmine Sullivan).
Other contributors on the follow-up to “Between Friends” are The Runners: Andrew Harr & Jermaine Jackson (Priscilla Renea, Avril Lavigne), Chuck Harmony (Rihanna, Fantasia Barrino), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Beyonce Knowles, Janet Jackson) and Carvin Haggins & Ivan Barias (Estelle Swaray, Faith Evans).
[Listen] Tamia - Beautiful Surprise
Posted at 10:08 pm by mokhal
DIGGY SIMMONS REVEALS OFFICIAL TRACK LIST FOR DEBUT ALBUM 'UNEXPECTED ARRIVAL'
Diggy Simmons revealed the official tracklist for his upcoming debut album.
“Unexpected Arrival” is scheduled to hit the stores on March 20th via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.
Album contributors include Da Internz: Marcos Palacious & Earnest Clark (Bridget Kelly, Christina Milian), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Sterling Simms, Fantasia Barrino), Warren “Oak” Felder (Nicki Minaj, Marsha Ambrosius), Dernst “D’Mile” Emile (Wynter Gordon, Mary J. Blige), Bei Maejor (Keri Hilson, LeToya Luckett), Durrell “Tank” Babbs (Chris Brown, Keyshia Cole), The Monsters: Alexander Izquierdo, Stef Johnson & Jordan Johnson (Sean Kingston, Kevin McCall) and The Strangerz: Marcus Lomax & Clarence Coffee Jr. (Cher Lloyd, Jessica Jarrell), The Jackie Boyz: Carlos Battey & Steven Battey (Madonna, Jennifer Lopez) and Kenneth “Soundz” Coby (Ciara, Beyonce Knowles).
Diggy Simmons – Unexpected Arrival [Official Track List]:
The Arrival (Intro)
I Need to Know
88 (featuring Jadakiss)
Special Occasion (featuring Tank)
Glow in the Dark
4 Letter Word
Do It Like You (featuring Jeremih)
Knowing Me Knowing You
What’s Going On
[Watch] Diggy Simmons - Copy, Paste
Posted at 10:05 pm by mokhal
NICKI MINAJ UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR NEW ALBUM 'PINK FRIDAY: ROMAN RELOADED'
Nicki Minaj unveiled the official artwork for her upcoming sophomore album.
“Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded” is scheduled to hit the stores on April 3rd via Cash Money / Universal Republic Records.
The set is preceded by new single “Starships,” which was helmed by Wayne Hector (Amanda Reifer, Tanya Lacey), Rami Yacoub (Celine Dion, Britney Spears), Carl Falk (Nicole Scherzinger, Taio Cruz) and Nadir “RedOne” Khayat (Lady GaGa, Enrique Iglesias).
Other contributors on the follow-up to “Pink Friday” are David Guetta (Chris Brown, Mary J. Blige), Ester Dean (Bridget Kelly, Rita Ora), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Elle Varner, Fantasia Barrino), Warren “Oak” Felder (Sterling Simms, Marsha Ambrosius), Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis (Keri Hilson, Jennifer Hudson) and Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean (Alicia Keys, Whitney Houston).
[Watch] Nicki Minaj - Stupid Hoe
Posted at 09:56 pm by mokhal
KELLY ROWLAND SNAGS DA INTERNZ FOR NEW ALBUM
Kelly Rowland teamed up with Da Internz for her upcoming 4th album.
Consisting of members Marcos Palacious and Earnest Clark, the super producers are responsible for tracks such as “Birthday Cake” by Rihanna featuring Chris Brown [Island Def Jam Recordings] and “88” by Diggy Simmons featuring Jadakiss [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].
The still-untitled follow-up to “Here I Am” is confirmed to sport additional alliances with Rico Love (Sean Paul, Beyonce Knowles), Amber “Se7en” Streeter (Lonny Bereal, Justin Bieber) and Eric Bellinger (Christina Milian, Jennifer Hudson).
[Watch] Kelly Rowland - Down for Whatever
Posted at 09:54 pm by mokhal
CIARA TEAMS UP WITH THE UNDERDOGS ON NEW ALBUM
Ciara enlisted the songwriting and production services of The Underdogs for her upcoming 4th album, which is due later this year via Epic Records.
Consisting of members Harvey Mason Jr. and Damon Thomas, the hitmaking duo are responsible for tracks such as “Turn Up the Music” by Chris Brown [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], “Still on My Brain” by Justin Timberlake [Jive Records] and “Invisible” by Jennifer Hudson [J / Arista Records].
The still-untitled follow-up to “Basic Instinct” is expected to boast additional productions from Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford (Kelis, Candice Pillay), Kevin “K-Mac” McCall (Christina Milian, Wynter Gordon), Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis (Mary J. Blige, Kelly Rowland) and Kenneth “Soundz” Coby (Diggy Simmons, LeToya Luckett).
[Watch] Ciara - Ride (featuring Ludacris)
Posted at 09:52 pm by mokhal
CONOR MAYNARD PREMIERES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'CAN'T SAY NO'
Conor Maynard unveiled a new video online.
“Can’t Say No” marks the lead single from the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album on EMI Records. The track was helmed by UK production team The Invisible Men.
Consisting of members Jason Pebworth, George Astasio and Jon Shave, the hitmaking trio are also responsible for tracks such as “Do It Like a Dude” by Jessie J [Lava / Universal Republic Records], “Birthday” by Pixie Lott [Mercury Records] and “Love Shine Down” by Olly Murs [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records].
[Watch] Conor Maynard - Can't Say No
Posted at 09:50 pm by mokhal
Thursday, March 01, 2012
SANTIGOLD PREMIERES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'DISPARATE YOUTH'
Santigold unveiled a new video online.
"Disparate Youth" is slotted for inclusion on the singer/songwriter's upcoming sophomore album, "Master of My Make-Believe," which is due on May 1st via Warner Music Group / Downtown Records.
As previously reported, the follow-up to "Santogold" will boast productions from Greg Kurstin (Sky Ferreira, Britney Spears) and Dave "Switch" Taylor (Beyonce Knowles, Christina Aguilera).
[Watch] Santigold - Disparate Youth
Posted at 09:14 pm by mokhal
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