Friday, April 06, 2012
NELLY FURTADO UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR NEW SINGLE 'BIG HOOPS (BIGGER THE BETTER)'
Nelly Furtado unveiled the official artwork for her new single "Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)," taken from the artist's upcoming album, "The Spirit Indestructible," which is due on June 19 via Geffen Records.
The track was produced by Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins, who's also responsible for "Don't Keep Me Waiting" by Britney Spears [Jive Records], "Turn It Up" by Kelly Rowland [Motown / Universal Republic Records] and "I Forgive You" by Kelly Clarkson [19 Entertainment / RCA Records].
Other musicians backing the Furtado on the follow-up to "Mi Plan" are Fraser T. Smith (Leona Lewis, Rebecca Ferguson), Salaam Remi (Ciara, Jazmine Sullivan), Rick Nowels (Colbie Caillat, Lana Del Rey), Pharrell Williams (Brandy, Toni Braxton) and Lester Mendez (Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez).
[Watch] Nelly Furtado - All Good Things (Come To An End)
Posted at 07:38 pm by mokhal
KEVIN MCCALL DEBUTS NEW SONG 'WHAT'S GUCCI' ONLINE
Kevin McCall debuted a new song online.
"What's Gucci" – featuring Chris Brown – is slotted for inclusion on the artist's upcoming debut album. The track was helmed Dominique Logan and Darius Logan of production duo D&D.
As previously reported, McCall will release "Naked" – featuring J. Cole - as the lead single from the still-untitled project.
Meanwhile, fans of the R&B crooner's poignant songwriting should keep an eye on the next albums by Tank [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records], Brandy [RCA / Chameleon Records], Jordin Sparks [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Mario [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Joelle James [CBE / Interscope Records] and Christina Milian [Young Money Records].
[Listen] Kevin McCall - What's Gucci (featuring Chris Brown)
Posted at 04:18 pm by mokhal
NELLY FURTADO ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM 'THE SPIRIT INDESTRUCTIBLE'
Nelly Furtado has christened her upcoming fifth album "The Spirit Indestructible" and will release it on June 19 via Geffen Records.
The set is preceded by lead single "Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)," which was produced by Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins. The track will be available on iTunes on April 17.
Other musicians backing the Furtado on the follow-up to "Mi Plan" are Fraser T. Smith (Leona Lewis, Britney Spears), Salaam Remi (Ciara, Jazmine Sullivan), Rick Nowels (Colbie Caillat, Lana Del Rey), Pharrell Williams (Brandy, Toni Braxton) and Lester Mendez (Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez).
[Watch] Nelly Furtado - I'm Like a Bird
Posted at 01:14 pm by mokhal
JENNIFER LOPEZ PREMIERES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'DANCE AGAIN,' FEATURING PITBULL
Jennifer Lopez is out with the video for her new single "Dance Again," featuring Pitbull, taken from the artist's upcoming as-yet-untitled album on Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
The RedOne-produced track was written by Enrique Iglesias along with Bilal "The Chef" Hajji (Pixie Lott, Kylie Minogue) and Achraf "AJ Junior" Janussi (Mohombi, Backstreet Boys).
[Watch] Jennifer Lopez - Dance Again (featuring Pitbull)
Posted at 12:43 pm by mokhal
Thursday, April 05, 2012
THE SATURDAYS PREMIERE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE '30 DAYS'
The Saturdays are out with the video for their new single "30 Days," which will be available in the United Kingdom on May 14 via Fascination / Polydor Records.
The track was co-written by Autumn Rowe (Cher Lloyd, Jessica Jarrell) and produced by Steve Mac (The Wanted, One Direction).
It has not yet been confirmed whether "30 Days" will feature on a repackage of the British girlband's recent album "On Your Radar" or their next studio collection.
[Watch] The Saturdays - 30 Days
Posted at 08:39 pm by mokhal
PALOMA FAITH UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR NEW SINGLE 'PICKING UP THE PIECES'
Paloma Faith unveiled the official artwork for her new single, “Picking Up the Pieces,” which will be available in the United Kingdom on May 20.
“Picking Up the Pieces” marks the lead single from the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming sophomore album, “Fall to Grace,” due on May 28 via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
The follow-up to “Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful?” was executively produced by Nellee Hooper, who’s also responsible for “Empires” by Lamya [J Records], “What You Waiting For?” by Gwen Stefani [Interscope Records] and “Down Boy” by Holly Valance [London Records].
In related news, Paloma Faith recently co-wrote a song on Melanie Fiona’s sophomore album “The MF Life” along with Matthew “Jack Splash” Kahane (Jazmine Sullivan, Solange Knowles) and Andre Merritt (Chris Brown, Cheryl Cole). The track in question is entitled “Bones.”
[Listen] Paloma Faith - Picking Up the Pieces
Posted at 08:37 pm by mokhal
FRANK OCEAN REVEALS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR NEW SINGLE 'THINKIN ABOUT YOU'
Frank Ocean unveiled the official artwork for his new single "Thinkin About You," which will be available in the United States on April 10 via Def Jam Records.
Originally penned for Roc Nation recording artist Bridget Kelly, the track was produced by Robert Shea Taylor, who's known for helming "When It Was Me" by Paula DeAnda [Arista / J Records] and "Question Existing" by Rihanna [Island Def Jam Recordings].
[Watch] Frank Ocean - Novocane
Posted at 08:36 pm by mokhal
CHRIS BROWN UNVEILS 'STRIP' REMIX
Chris Brown has debuted new remix of his single "Strip" online.
The singer's 2011 hit has been reworked by frequent collaborator Kevin "K-Mac" McCall, who's also known for co-writing "Lighthouse" by Joe Jonas [Hollywood Records], "Christmas Eve" by Justin Bieber [Island Def Jam Recordings] and "Next Breath" by Tank [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].
Meanwhile, Brown has reportedly written tracks on the next projects by Brandy [RCA / Chameleon Records], Joelle James [CBE / Interscope Records] and Rita Ora [Roc Nation / Columbia Records].
Brown's recent single "Turn Up the Music" topped the UK charts upon its release on March 23, 2012, selling 24,000 copies that week. It became his first UK number-one single, and his highest charting UK single since "Run It!" peaked at number two in 2006.
[Listen] Chris Brown featuring Kevin "K-Mac" McCall - Strip (Remix)
Posted at 08:34 pm by mokhal
GOSSIP DEBUTS VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'PERFECT WORLD'
Gossip premiered the video for their new single “Perfect World,” taken from the group’s upcoming fifth album, “A Joyful Noise,” which is due on May 22 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.
The track was produced by Brian Higgins, who’s also responsible for “Mr. Bright Eyes” by Rebecca Ferguson [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment], “Giving You Up” by Kylie Minogue [Parlophone Records] and “If You Go” by Sophie Ellis Bextor [Fascination / Polydor Records].
[Watch] Gossip - Perfect World
Posted at 08:33 pm by mokhal
THE WANTED REVEAL ARTWORK, TRACKLIST FOR SELF-TITLED EP
The Wanted unveiled the official artwork and tracklist for their self-titled EP, which is due in the United States on April 24 via Island Def Jam Recordings.
Lead single “Glad You Came” was co-written by Wayne Hector (Craig David, Nicki Minaj) and produced by Steve Mac (Alexandra Burke, Leona Lewis).
New single “Chasing the Sun” will be available in the US on April 17 and the UK on May 20. The track was helmed by Elliot “Example” Gleave and Michael Woods.
Other musicians backing the British boyband on the project are Ryan “Alias” Tedder (Adele, Beyonce Knowles), Lucas Secon (Mohombi, Kylie Minogue), Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg (Nicole Scherzinger, Kylie Minogue), Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Jamelia, Pixie Lott) and Claude Kelly (Brandy, Delta Goodrem).
The Wanted (EP) – Tracklist and Songwriting Credits:
Glade You Came: (Ed Drewett, Wayne Hector, Steve Mac).
Chasing the Sun: (Elliot “Example” Gleave, Michael Woods).
All Time Low: (Ed Drewett, Wayne Hector, Steve Mac).
Satellite: (Max George, Nathan Skyes, Jay McGuiness, Ryan “Alias” Tedder).
Lightning: (Ed Drewett, Wayne Hector, Steve Mac).
Heart Vacancy: (Wayne Hector, Lucas Secon, Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg, Mich “Cutfather” Hansen).
Gold Forever: (Claude Kelly, Wayne Hector, Steve Mac).
[Watch] The Wanted - Glad You Came
Posted at 08:31 pm by mokhal
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