Thursday, April 05, 2012
TULISA CONTOSTAVLOS UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR NEW SINGLE 'YOUNG'
Tulisa Contostavlos unveiled the official artwork for her debut single “Young,” which will be available on May 6 via All Around the World / Island Records.
The track was written by Ali Tennant along with Richard “Fazer” Rawson and Pete Ibsen of British production duo STL.
“Young” will serve as the lead single from the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming debut album, due on September 17.
As previously reported, the still-untitled project will boast productions and songwriting contributions from Carsten “Soulshock” Schack (Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke), Ina Wroldsen (Sophie Ellis Bextor, Delta Goodrem), James “Jim Jonsin” Scheffer (Usher, Michelle Williams), Richard “Rico Love” Butler (Monica, Kelly Rowland), Toby Gad (Alicia Keys, Wynter Gordon), Diane Warren (Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears), Jean Baptiste (Kelis, Chris Brown) and Terius “The Dream” Nash (Rihanna, Christina Milian).
[Watch] Tulisa Contostavlos - Young
Posted at 08:29 pm by mokhal
BRANDY ENLISTS AMBER "SE7EN" STREETER FOR NEW ALBUM 'TWO ELEVEN'
Brandy enlisted the songwriting services of Amber "Se7en" Streeter for her upcoming album on RCA / Sony Music Entertainment / Chameleon Records, "Two Eleven."
Se7en is known for co-writing songs such as "Next to You" by Chris Brown featuring Justin Bieber [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], "Keep It Between Us" by Kelly Rowland [Motown / Universal Republic Records] and "International (Serious)" by Estelle featuring Chris Brown & Trey Songz [Home School / Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].
As previously reported, the follow-up to "Human" is confirmed to boast additional songwriting contributions from Sean "The Pen" Garrett (Christina Milian, Nicole Scherzinger), Claude Kelly (Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston), Ester Dean (Kelly Clarkson, Beyonce Knowles), Kevin "K-Mac" McCall (Wynter Gordon, Mindless Behavior), Stacy Barthe (Katy Perry, Cheryl Cole), Lonny Bereal (Keyshia Cole, LeToya Luckett), Christopher "Frank Ocean" Breaux (Kanye West, Bridget Kelly), LaShawn "Big Shiz" Daniels (Jennifer Lopez, Melanie Fiona) and Richard "Rico Love" Butler (Michelle Williams, Taio Cruz).
Producers include The Runners: Andrew Harr & Jermaine Jackson (Shakira, Avril Lavigne), Chauncey "Hit Boy" Hollis (Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Hudson), Midi Mafia: Kevin Risto & Wayne Nugent (Elliot Yamin, David Archuleta), Shondrae "Bangladesh" Crawford (Rihanna, Candice Pillay) and Tha Bizness: Dow Jones & Justin Henderson (Trey Songz, Chris Brown).
[Watch] Monica - It All Belongs to Me (featuring Brandy)
Posted at 08:27 pm by mokhal
ADAM LAMBERT UNVEILS OFFICIAL TRACKLIST FOR SOPHOMORE ALBUM 'TRESPASSING'
Adam Lambert announced the official track list for his upcoming sophomore album, "Trespassing," which is due on May 15 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
Lead single "Better Than I Know Myself" was written by Claude Kelly (Brandy, Jennifer Hudson), Joshua "Ammo" Coleman (Jordin Sparks, Katy Perry), Henry "Cirkut" Walter (Rihanna, Marina and the Diamonds) and Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald (Avril Lavigne, Christina Aguilera).
Other musicians backing Lambert on the follow-up to "For Your Entertainment" are Benjamin "Benny Blanco" Levin (Priscilla Renea, Jazmine Sullivan), Emanuel Kiriakou (David Archuleta, Celine Dion), Bruno Mars (Melanie Fiona, Livvi Franc), Pharrell Williams (Nelly Furtado, Toni Braxton), Lester Mendez (Shakira, Enrique Iglesias) and Ryan "Alias" Tedder (Natasha Bedingfield, Leona Lewis).
Adam Lambert – Trespassing [Official Track List]:
Never Close Our Eyes
Pop that Lock
Better Than I Know Myself
Outlaws of Love
[Watch] Adam Lambert - Better Than I Know Myself
Posted at 08:25 pm by mokhal
Wednesday, April 04, 2012
RITA ORA PREMIERES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'R.I.P.'
Rita Ora is out with the video for her new single “R.I.P.,” taken from the Albanian singer/songwriter’s upcoming debut album on Roc Nation / Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records, “Albi.”
The Tinie Tempah-assisted track was helmed by Aubrey “Drake” Graham (Justin Bieber, Melanie Fiona), Chase & Status: Saul Milton and Will Kennard (Rihanna, Alexandra Burke) and Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Beyonce Knowles, Janet Jackson).
“Albi” is confirmed to boast additional productions and songwriting contributions from The Runners: Andrew Harr and Jermaine Jackson (Shakira, Avril Lavigne), Kelly Sheehan (Nicki Minaj, Jason Derulo), Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Brandy, Tamar Braxton), Bonnie McKee (Leona Lewis, Katharine McPhee) and Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Nelly Furtado, Jennifer Lopez).
[Watch] Rita Ora - R.I.P. (featuring Tinie Tempah)
Posted at 07:36 pm by mokhal
ORIGINAL SUGABABES LINEUP REUNITES WITH CAMERON MCVEY ON NEW ALBUM
The original Sugababes lineup – consisting of members Keisha Buchanan, Mutya Buena and Siobhan Donaghy – have reunited with Cameron McVey on new material for their upcoming debut album.
The pair previously teamed up on the tracks "Overload," "Look at Me," "One Touch," "Lush Life," "New Year" and "Run for Cover," taken from the British trio's debut album, "One Touch."
McVey is also known for producing hits such as "Buddy X" by Neneh Cherry [Virgin Records], "Never Ever" by All Saints [London Records] and "See It in a Boy's Eyes" by Jamelia [Parlophone Records].
Other producers on the still-untitled Polydor project are Richard "Biff" Stannard (Gabrielle, Sophie Ellis Bextor), Shahid "Naughty Boy" Khan (Alesha Dixon, Professor Green), Uzoechi "MNEK" Emenike (A*M*E, The Wanted) and Harry Craze & Hugo Chegwin (Labrinth, Tinie Tempah).
Songwriters include Angela Hunte (Britney Spears, Livvi Franc), Karen Poole (Janet Jackson, Kelly Clarkson), Emeli Sande (Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke) and Wayne Hector (Nicki Minaj, Craig David).
[Watch] Sugababes - Run for Cover
Posted at 12:32 am by mokhal
TANK UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR FIFTH ALBUM 'THIS IS HOW I FEEL'
Tank unveiled the official artwork for his upcoming fifth album, “This is How I Feel,” which is due on May 8th via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.
The set is preceded by new single “Next Breath,” written by Durrell “Tank” Babbs along with Sammie Bush, Christopher “C4” Umana, Kevin “K-Mac” McCall and Evan “The Composer” Powell.
As previously reported, the follow-up to "Now or Never" is expected to boast additional alliances with Eric Hudson (Mary J. Blige, Christina Milian), Amber "Se7en" Streeter (Chris Brown, Justin Bieber), Lonny Bereal (Jamie Foxx, LeToya Luckett) and Tyler "T-Minus" Williams (Diggy Simmons, Bei Maejor).
[Watch] Tank - Next Breath
Posted at 12:30 am by mokhal
REBECCA FERGUSON UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR NEW SINGLE 'GLITTER & GOLD'
Rebecca Ferguson unveiled the official artwork for her new single “Glitter & Gold,” taken from the British singer/songwriter’s debut album on Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment, “Heaven.”
The follow-up to “Too Good to Lose” was written by Ferguson along with Alex Smith (Esmee Denters, Olly Murs), Paul Barry (Marcus Collins, Enrique Iglesias) and Mark Taylor (Kylie Minogue, Nicole Scherzinger).
"Heaven" sports additional contributions from Francis "Eg" White (James Morrison, Diana Vickers), Brian Higgins (Sophie Ellis Bextor, Alesha Dixon), Fraser T. Smith (Leona Lewis, Britney Spears) and Steve Booker (Pixie Lott, Alexandra Burke).
[Watch] Rebecca Ferguson - Glitter & Gold
Posted at 12:28 am by mokhal
DEMI LOVATO PREMIERES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'GIVE YOUR HEART A BREAK'
Demi Lovato debuted a new video online.
"Give Your Heart a Break" marks the second single from the pop artist's third album, "Unbroken."
The follow-up to "Skyscraper" was written and produced by Josh Alexander & Billy Steinberg, who are also responsible for "That's More Like It" by Selena Gomez & the Scene [Hollywood Records], "Best You Never Had" by Leona Lewis [Syco Music / J Records] and "Don't Let It Go To Your Head" by Fefe Dobson [Island Def Jam Recordings].
"Unbroken" sports additional alliances with Toby Gad (Alicia Keys, Meleni Smith), Lindy Robbins (Jason Derulo, Nicole Scherzinger), Rock Mafia: Antonia Armato & Tim James (Miley Cyrus, Pia Toscano), Shelly Peiken (Jessie J, Christina Aguilera), Emanuel Kiriakou (Whitney Houston, Celine Dion), Priscilla Renea (Alexandra Burke, Melanie Fiona) and Ryan "Alias" Tedder (Adele, Beyonce Knowles).
[Watch] Demi Lovato - Give Your Heart a Break
Posted at 12:02 am by mokhal
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
COVER DRIVE UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR DEBUT ALBUM 'BAJAN STYLE'
Cover Drive have unveiled the official artwork for their upcoming debut album, "Bajan Style," which is due on April 30th via Geffen / Polydor Records.
New single "Sparks" will be available on April 22nd. The follow-up to "Twilight" was co-written by Wayne Hector (Tanya Lacey, Nicki Minaj) and produced by Steve Mac (Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke).
Other album contributors include Future Cut: Darren Lewis & Tunde Babalola (Rihanna, Melanie Fiona), Autumn Rowe (Cher Lloyd, Jessica Jarrell), Marty James (Pixie Lott, Chris Rene), Jonathan "J.R." Rotem (Britney Spears, Jason Derulo), Andreas "Quiz" Romdhane (Meleni Smith, Geri Halliwell), Ina Wroldsen (Sophie Ellis Bextor, Delta Goodrem) and Josef Larossi (Nicole Scherzinger, Hayden Panettiere).
[Watch] Cover Drive - Sparks
Posted at 12:05 am by mokhal
Monday, April 02, 2012
MONICA PREVIEWS SEVENTH ALBUM 'NEW LIFE' ONLINE
Monica has released a preview of her upcoming seventh album, “New Life,” which is scheduled to hit stores and online outlets on April 10 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
The R&B songstress has unveiled snippets of five of the LP’s tracks – “Daddy’s Good Girl,” “Man Who Has Everything,” “Cry,” “Catch Me” and “In 3D.”
Monica’s new album follows “Still Standing,” which peaked at number 2 in the US and spawned hits such as “Everything to Me” and “Love All Over Me.”
As previously reported, “New Life” sports productions from Richard “Rico Love” Butler (Brandy, Kelly Rowland), Cainon Lamb (Fantasia, Keyshia Cole), Jamal “Polow Da Don” Jones (Usher, Keri Hilson), Salaam Remi (Ciara, Nelly Furtado), Jermaine Dupri (Ashanti, Mariah Carey), Bryan Michael Cox (Aaliyah, Toni Braxton) and Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot (Ginuine, Angie Stone).
[Preview] Monica - New Life
Posted at 08:02 pm by mokhal
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