Tuesday, August 07, 2012
TANYA LACEY UNVEILS VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'TOO MANY COOKS'
Tanya Lacey has unveiled the video for her new single.
"Too Many Cooks" marks the second single from the British singer/songwriter's upcoming debut EP, "Head Chef," which is due on October 8 via Laceywood Records.
The follow-up to "Greatness" was co-written and produced by Dan "Utters" Radclyffe, who previously teamed up with Maverick Sabre on the track "I Can Never Be."
Lacey has also been enlisted to write songs along with hitmakers James "Jim Beanz" Washington and Andreas Romdhane & Josef Larossi for the next albums by Cover Drive [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records], Dionne Bromfield [Universal Music Group / Island Records], Stooshe [Warner Music Group] and Nikki Williams [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings].
[Watch] Tanya Lacey - Too Many Cooks
Posted at 09:35 pm by mokhal
CHARLI XCX DRAFTS GREG KURSTIN FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Charli XCX has drafted the songwriting and production services of Greg Kurstin for her upcoming debut album, which is currently scheduled to be released in October via I AM Sound.
The multi-instrumentalist's recent credits include "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)" by Pink [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], "Living Dead" by Marina and the Diamonds [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and "Dark Side" by Kelly Clarkson [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].
He also teamed up with A-list songwriters such as Cathy Dennis, Karen Poole, Shaznay Lewis, Nicole Morier, Kasia "KC" Livingston, Olivia "Livvi Franc" Waithe, Ali Tamposi, Hannah Robinson, Santi "Santigold" White, David Hodges, Michael Busbee, Evan "Kidd" Bogart, Lindy Robbins, Heather Bright, Julie Frost, Kelly "Madame Buttons" Sheehan, Lauren Evans, Tiffany Fred, Mike Posner, Shirley Manson, Lauren Christy, Sia Furler, Danielle Brisebois, Kesha Sebert, Tamyra Gray, Johnta Austin, Sam Watters, Louis Biancaniello, Janet Sewell-Ulepic, Lester Mendez and Jonas Quant.
Look out for more of Greg Kurstin's work on the next albums by Neon Hitch [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records], Leona Lewis [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Beyonce Knowles [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], Katy Perry [EMI Music Group / Capitol Records], Rita Ora [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], Sky Ferreira [EMI Music Group / Capitol Records], Bonnie McKee [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], Azealia Banks [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records], Solange Knowles [Roc Nation], Dido [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Lily Rose Cooper [EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records] and Tegan and Sara [Warner Music Group / Sire Records].
[Watch] Charli XCX - You're the One
Posted at 05:11 pm by mokhal
KARMIN PREMIERE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'HELLO'
Karmin have premiered the video for their new single.
“Hello” marks the third single from the duo’s debut album of the same name, which is out now via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
The track was written by group members Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan along with Claude Kelly and Autumn Rowe, who have collectively written hits such as “Mean Girls” by Rachel Crow [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], “Dance With Me Tonight” by Olly Murs [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records] and “30 Days” by The Saturdays [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records].
Production credits on the follow-up to “I Told You So” were handled by Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Stargate, who are also responsible for tracks including “Turn Around” by Conor Maynard featuring Ne-Yo [EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records], “Talk That Talk” by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings] and “R.I.P.” by Rita Ora featuring Tinie Tempah [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].
[Watch] Karmin - Hello
Posted at 05:02 pm by mokhal
LAURIANA MAE COLLABORATES WITH RODNEY "DARKCHILD" JERKINS FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Lauriana Mae has collaborated with Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins for her upcoming debut album, which will be out soon via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.
The multi-platinum songwriter and producer have recently crafted hits including “Don’t Fail Me Now” by Melanie Amaro [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], “As Long As You Love Me” by Justin Bieber featuring Big Sean [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings] and “Spirit Indestructible” by Nelly Furtado [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records].
He also confirmed placements on the next albums by Katharine McPhee [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], Jordin Sparks [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Kelly Rowland [Universal Music Group / Motown Records], Leona Lewis [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Jessie J [Universal Music Group / Universal Republic Records], Christina Aguilera [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Enrique Iglesias [Universal Music Group / Universal Republic Records], Ciara [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records] and Kelly Clarkson [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].
[Listen] Lauriana Mae - Suicide Bomb
Posted at 04:59 pm by mokhal
Monday, August 06, 2012
MUTYA KEISHA SIOBHAN ENLIST SHAZNAY LEWIS FOR NEW ALBUM
Original Sugababes Mutya Keisha Siobhan have snagged the songwriting services of Shaznay Lewis for their upcoming album, which is due later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.
The British singer/songwriter – real name Tricia Marie Lewis - previously co-wrote tracks such as "Black Heart" by Stooshe [Warner Music Group], "Reach Out" by Westlife [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment] and "Distractions" by CocknBullKid [Universal Music Group / Island Records].
She also teamed up with top musicians including Michelle Escoffery, Cathy Dennis, Joanna Perry, Johnny Douglas, Darren Lewis, Tunde Babalola, Karl "K-Gee" Gordon, William Orbit, Cameron McVey, Nellee Hooper, Greg Kurstin, Jonas "Jay Jay" Jeberg, Rick Nowels, Chris Braide, Greg Wells, Felix Buxton, Simon Ratcliffe, Jim Sullivan and Eddie Craig.
Her debut album "Open" was released in 2004 via London Records. Lead single "I Never Felt Like This Before" – which was co-written by Rick Nowels – peaked at number 8 on the UK Singles Chart.
[Watch] Shaznay Lewis - I Never Felt Like This Before
Posted at 10:20 pm by mokhal
JAMES "JIM BEANZ" WASHINGTON GRACES DEBUT ALBUM BY LITTLE MIX
Little Mix have enlisted the production services of James “Jim Beanz” Washington for their upcoming debut album, which will be released later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
The hit producer’s recent credits include “Sexy Den a Mutha” by Cheryl Cole [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records], “Lightweight” by Demi Lovato [Buena Vista Music Group / Hollywood Records] and “Not Right Now” by Joe Jonas [Buena Vista Music Group / Hollywood Records].
He also collaborated with top musicians including Kara DioGuardi, Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley, Ryan “Alias” Tedder, Balewa Muhammad, Craig David, Nathaniel “Danja” Hills, Jerome Harmon, Kevin Cossom, Tanya Lacey, Nire AllDai, Hannon Lane, Chad Hugo, Kenna, Corte Ellis, Keri Hilson, Marcella Araica, Candice Nelson, James Fauntleroy, Megan Nicolle Thomaston, Shanna Crooks, Tawanna “Frankie Storm” Dabney and Lyrica Anderson.
Look out for more of James “Jim Beanz” Washington’s productions on the next albums by Cover Drive [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records], Rascals [EMI Music Group / Virgin Records], Dionne Bromfield [Universal Music Group / Island Records] and JLS [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records].
[Watch] Little Mix - Wings
Posted at 04:44 pm by mokhal
LADY GAGA CONFIRMS NEW ALBUM 'ARTPOP'
Lady GaGa has confirmed the title for her upcoming third album.
The singer/songwriter – real name Stefanie Germanotta – will release "ARTPOP" in early 2013 via Universal Music Group / Streamline / Kon Live / Interscope Records.
"ARTPOP" serves as the follow-up to 2011's "Born This Way." That release debuted at number one on Billboard's 200 Albums Chart. It also launched 5 entries on the Hot 100 Singles Chart: "Born This Way" (No. 1), "Judas" (No. 10), "The Edge of Glory" (No. 3), "You And I" (No. 6) and "Marry the Night" (No. 29).
[Watch] Lady GaGa - Born This Way
Posted at 01:37 am by mokhal
Sunday, August 05, 2012
CONOR MAYNARD TEAMS UP WITH NE-YO FOR NEW SINGLE 'TURN AROUND'
Conor Maynard has announced the details of his new single.
“Turn Around” – which features Ne-Yo - has been christened as the third single from the British singer/songwriter’s debut album, “Contrast,” out now on EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records.
The follow-up to “Vegas Girl” was co-written by Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin, who’s also responsible for tracks such as “Heart Attack” by Trey Songz [Atlantic Records], “Naked Love” by Adam Lambert [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and “She Doesn’t Mind” by Sean Paul [Atlantic Records].
Production duties were handled by Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Stargate, whose recent credits include “R.I.P.” by Rita Ora featuring Tinie Tempah [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], “Work Hard Play Hard” by Wiz Khalifa [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and “Mermaid” by Train [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].
[Watch] Conor Maynard - Vegas Girl
Posted at 04:54 pm by mokhal
Saturday, August 04, 2012
BEYONCE KNOWLES DRAFTS CHAUNCEY "HIT-BOY" HOLLIS FOR NEW ALBUM
Beyonce Knowles has started work on her upcoming fifth album.
The still-untitled project - which serves as the follow-up to 2011's "4" - will boast production from Chauncey "Hit-Boy" Hollis, whose credits include "Come on a Cone" by Nicki Minaj [Universal Music Group / Universal Republic Records], "Lay It On Me" by Kelly Rowland featuring Big Sean [Universal Music Group / Motown Records] and "Watch 'N Learn" by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings].
He also teamed up with hit songwriters including Kara DioGuardi, Christopher "Frank Ocean" Breaux, Ester Dean, Priscilla Renea Hamilton, Jesse "Chase N. Cashe" Woodard, Balewa Muhammad, Candice Nelson, Ezekiel Lewis, Patrick "J. Que" Smith, Keri Hilson, Aubrey "Drake" Graham, Sean "The Pen" Garrett, Elijah Blake, Kevin "K-Mac" McCall and Amber "Sevyn" Streeter.
Posted at 10:50 pm by mokhal
BRIDGIT MENDLER RELEASES OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'READY OR NOT'
Bridgit Mendler has released the official lyric video for her new single online.
"Ready or Not" marks the lead single from the Disney star's upcoming debut album, "Hello My Name Is …," which is scheduled for release later this year via Buena Vista Music Group / Hollywood Records.
The track was co-written by Priscilla Renea, whose credits include "Running" by Melanie Fiona [Universal Music Group / Universal Republic Records], "Turn It Up" by Kelly Rowland [Universal Music Group / Motown Records] and "Don't Mind" by Mary J. Blige [Universal Music Group / Geffen Records].
Production credits were handled by Emanuel Kiriakou, who is also responsible for hits including "Fix a Heart" by Demi Lovato [Hollywood Records], "Crush" by David Archuleta [Sony Music Entertainment / Jive Records] and "Who Says" by Selena Gomez & The Scene [Hollywood Records].
[Watch] Bridgit Mendler - Ready or Not
Posted at 09:12 pm by mokhal
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