Thursday, April 26, 2012
USHER UNVEILS NEW SINGLE 'SCREAM'
Usher debuted his new single online.
“Scream” will be featured on the R&B singer/songwriter’s upcoming seventh album, “Looking for Myself,” which is due in the United Kingdom on June 11 and the United States on June 12 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
The track was co-written by Savan Kotecha, who previously collaborated with the artist on the hit single “DJ Got Us Fallin’ in Love.”
Kotecha is also known for co-writing “Start Without You” by Alexandra Burke [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], “What Makes You Beautiful” by One Direction [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment] and “I Wanna Go” by Britney Spears [Sony Music Entertainment / Jive Records].
Other songwriters backing Usher on “Looking for Myself” are Eric Bellinger (Ashanti, Kelly Rowland), August Rigo (Mindless Behavior, Cover Drive), Richard “Rico Love” Butler (Keri Hilson, Beyonce Knowles), Ariel Rechtshaid (Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX), Sean “Redd Stylez” Fenton (Chris Brown, Jason Derulo) and Andrew “Hit Drew” Clifton (Keyshia Cole, Trey Songz).
Producers include David Guetta (Wynter Gordon, Nicki Minaj), Wesley “Diplo” Pentz (Nicola Roberts, Justin Bieber), Martin “Max Martin” Sandberg (Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson), Karl “Shellback” Schuster (Adam Lambert, Carrie Underwood), Salaam Remi (Jazmine Sullivan, Leona Lewis), James “Jim Jonsin” Scheffer (Michelle Williams, Nicole Scherzinger) and Daniel Smith (Wiz Khalifa, Mary J. Blige).
[Listen] Usher - Scream
Posted at 08:10 pm by mokhal
NOISETTES PREVIEW NEW SINGLE 'WINNER'
Noisettes have previewed their new single online.
"Winner" marks the lead single from the British indie soul group's upcoming as-yet-untitled third album, which is due later this year via Universal Music Group / Vertigo / Mercury Records.
The track was co-written by Jean Baptiste, who's also behind hits including "Gang Bang" by Madonna [Live Nation / Interscope Records], "Raindrops" by Cheryl Cole [Fascination / Polydor Records] and "Photographs" by Rihanna featuring will.i.am [Island Def Jam Recordings].
Noisettes – consisting of singer Shingai Shoniwa, guitarist Dan Smith and drummer Jamie Morrison – released their sophomore album "Wild Young Hearts" in 2009. It spawned the hit singles "Don't Upset the Rhythm (Go Baby Go)" and "Never Forget You."
[Preview] Noisettes - Winner
Posted at 08:10 pm by mokhal
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
ALEXANDRA BURKE DEBUTS VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'LET IT GO'
Alexandra Burke is out with the video for her new single “Let It Go,” taken from the British artist’s upcoming sophomore album, “Heartbreak on Hold,” which is due in the United Kingdom on June 4 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
“Let It Go” was produced by Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, who’s also known for helming “Get Outta My Way” by Kylie Minogue [EMI / Parlophone Records], “Think About It” by Melanie C [Red Girl / Warner Music Group] and “Heart Vacancy” by The Wanted [Universal Music Group / Geffen Records].
[Watch] Alexandra Burke - Let It Go
Posted at 07:45 pm by mokhal
USHER ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE 'LET ME SEE'
Usher will release “Let Me See” – featuring Rick Ross - as the second single from his upcoming seventh album, “Looking for Myself,” which is due in the United Kingdom on June 11 and the United States on June 12 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
“Let Me See” was produced by James “Jim Jonsin” Scheffer and Daniel Morris, who are also responsible for “Mr. Wrong” by Mary J. Blige featuring Drake [Matriarch / Geffen Records], “On My Level” by Wiz Khalifa [Rostrum / Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and “Motivation” by Kelly Rowland featuring Lil Wayne [Motown / Universal Republic Records].
As previously reported, “Looking for Myself” is confirmed to sport additional productions from Martin “Max Martin” Sandberg (Avril Lavigne, Britney Spears), Eric Hudson (Marsha Ambrosius, Sterling Simms), Wesley “Diplo” Pentz (Justin Bieber, Nicola Roberts), David Guetta (Wynter Gordon, Estelle Swaray) and Salaam Remi (Jazmine Sullivan, Alicia Keys).
Songwriters include Eric Bellinger (Ashanti, Christina Milian), August Rigo (Conor Maynard, Mindless Behavior), Sean “Redd Stylez” Fenton (Kelly Rowland, Jason Derulo), Andrew “Hit Drew” Clifton (Trey Songz, Keyshia Cole), Richard “Rico Love” Butler (Michelle Williams, Sean Paul), Ariel Rechtshaid (Solange, Sky Ferreira) and Savan Kotecha (Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke).
[Watch] Usher - Climax
Posted at 07:43 pm by mokhal
THE WANTED PREMIERE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'CHASING THE SUN'
The Wanted are out with the video for their new single “Chasing the Sun,” taken from the British band’s self-titled U.S. EP and their upcoming as-yet-untitled third album on Universal Music Group / Geffen Records.
“Chasing the Sun” was written by Alex Smith and Elliot “Example” Gleave. Production duties were handled by Alex Smith, who’s also responsible for “Glitter & Gold” by Rebecca Ferguson [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment], “Innocence” by Marcus Collins [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and “Heart Skips a Beat” by Olly Murs featuring Rizzle Kicks [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records].
[Watch] The Wanted - Chasing the Sun
Posted at 07:42 pm by mokhal
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
AUTUMN ROWE TEAMS WITH CONOR MAYNARD ON 'ALL OVER YOU'
Singer/songwriter Autumn Rowe co-wrote “All Over You” on Conor Maynard’s upcoming debut album, “Contrast,” which will be released in the United Kingdom on July 30 via Parlophone Records.
“All Over You” was written by Rowe along with Joey Dyer, Jon Mills, Kurtis “The Arcade” McKenzie and The Invisible Men: Jason Pebworth, George Astasio & Jon Shave.
Look out for more of Rowe’s poignant songwriting on the next albums by Kelis [will.i.am Music Group / Interscope Records], Christina Aguilera [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Alexis Jordan [Roc Nation / Columbia Records], Sabi [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records], Leona Lewis [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], The Saturdays [Fascination / Polydor Records], Tanya Lacey [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Cover Drive [Geffen / Polydor Records], Rachel Crow [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], Rita Ora [Roc Nation / Columbia Records], Little Mix [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment], Cher Lloyd [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records] and Alexandra Burke [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].
[Watch] Conor Maynard - Can't Say No
Posted at 07:54 pm by mokhal
LANA DEL REY UNVEILS VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'CARMEN'
Lana Del Rey is out with the video for her new single “Carmen,” taken from the singer/songwriter’s album on Interscope Records, “Born to Die.”
The follow-up to “Blue Jeans” was written by Lana Del Rey along with Justin Parker. Production duties were handled by Emile Haynie and Jeff Bhasker.
[Watch] Lana Del Rey - Carmen
Posted at 07:53 pm by mokhal
MARCUS COLLINS PREMIERES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'MERCY'
Marcus Collins is out with the video for his new single “Mercy,” taken from the British singer/songwriter’s self-titled debut album on Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
The follow-up to “Seven Nation Army” was written by Collins along with Lee McCutcheon and Lisa Greene. Production duties were handled by Matt Furmidge and Lee McCutcheon.
[Watch] Marcus Collins - Mercy
Posted at 07:52 pm by mokhal
MELANIE FIONA DEBUTS VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'WATCH ME WORK'
Melanie Fiona is out with the video for her new single "Watch Me Work," taken from the Canadian singer/songwriter's sophomore album, "The MF Life," out now on SRC / Universal Republic Records.
The follow-up to "4 AM" was written by Melanie Fiona along with Lee Fields, Tony Reyes, Jordan "Infinity" Suecof and Antario "Tario" Holmes. Production duties were handled by Jordan "Infinity" Suecof and Antario "Tario" Holmes.
[Watch] Melanie Fiona - Watch Me Work
Posted at 07:51 pm by mokhal
CONOR MAYNARD SETS TITLE, RELEASE DATE FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Conor Maynard has dubbed his upcoming debut album “Contrast” and will release it in the United Kingdom on June 30 via Parlophone Records.
Lead single “Can’t Say No” was written by Maynard along with Sophie Stern, Jon Mills, Joe Dyer, Kurtis “The Arcade” McKenzie and The Invisible Men: Jason Pebworth, George Astasio & Jon Shave.
Other album contributors include Midi Mafia: Kevin Risto & Waynne Nugent (Elliot Yamin, David Archuleta), Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Jennifer Hudson, Leona Lewis), Andreas Romdhane & Josef Larossi (Meleni Smith, Kelly Clarkson), Autumn Rowe (Cher Lloyd, Jessica Jarrell), Lucas Secon (Alexandra Burke, Jordin Sparks), August Rigo (Cheryl Cole, Justin Bieber), Pharrell Williams (Mariah Carey, Toni Braxton) and Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Emeli Sande, Alesha Dixon).
Conor Maynard – Contract [Official Tracklisting]:
Can’t Say No
Mary Go Round
All Over You
Better Than you
[Watch] Conor Maynard - Can't Say No
Posted at 12:16 am by mokhal
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