Tuesday, July 10, 2012
ELLE VARNER UNVEILS OFFICIAL ARTWORK FOR DEBUT ALBUM 'PERFECTLY IMPERFECT'
Elle Varner has unveiled the official artwork for her debut album.
The R&B singer/songwriter will release “Perfectly Imperfect” in the United States on August 7 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
New single “Refill” was written by Elle Varner along with Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Nicki Minaj, Sterling Simms) and Darhyl Camper, Jr. (Trey Songz, Big Sean).
“Perfectly Imperfect” will boast additional contributions from Warren “Oak” Felder, whose credits include “Bassline” by Chris Brown [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], “Fire Burns” by Nicki Minaj [Universal Music Group / Universal Republic Records] and “Unusual” by Trey Songz featuring Drake [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].
[Watch] Elle Varner - Refill
Posted at 07:45 pm by mokhal
MARCUS CANTY ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE 'IN AND OUT'
Marcus Canty has announced the title of his new single.
“In and Out” marks the lead single from the R&B singer/songwriter’s upcoming debut album with Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
The track serves as the follow-up to “Won’t Make a Fool Out of You,” which was featured on the original motion soundtrack “Think Like a Man.”
As previously reported, the still-untitled project by Canty will boast productions and songwriting contributions from Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Beyonce Knowles, Usher Raymond), Johnta Austin (Toni Braxton, Enrique Iglesias), Kenneth “Soundz” Coby (Rihanna, Justin Bieber), Wayne Hector (Britney Spears, Craig David), Lucas Secon (Tanya Lacey, Conor Maynard) and The Underdogs: Harvey Mason Jr. & Damon Thomas (Justin Timberlake, Fantasia Barrino).
[Listen] Marcus Canty - Won't Make a Fool Out of You
Posted at 07:44 pm by mokhal
PRIYANKA CHOPRA ENLISTS ALI TAMPOSI FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Priyanka Chopra has enlisted the songwriting services of Ali Tamposi for her upcoming debut album, which is scheduled for release later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.
Ali Tamposi has previously co-written tracks including “Save the Hero” by Beyonce Knowles [Sony Music / Columbia Records], “ Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” by Kelly Clarkson [Sony Music / RCA Records] and “One Woman Army” by Ciara [Sony Music / Epic Records].
She also collaborated with top musicians such as James “Jim Jonsin” Scheffer, Richard “Rico Love” Butler, Greg Kurstin, Harvey Mason, Damon Thomas, Matthew “Boi-1da” Samuels, Dwayne “Supa Dups” Chin-Quee and Christopher “Tricky” Stewart.
Other songwriters backing Chopra on the still-untitled project are Autumn Rowe (Christina Aguilera, Leona Lewis), Makeba Riddick (Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez), Kelly “Madame Buttons” Sheehan (Jason Derulo, Nicole Scherzinger), Bilal “The Chef” Hajji (Pixie Lott, Kylie Minogue), Olivia “Livvi Franc” Waithe (Cheryl Cole, Jordin Sparks) and Amber “Sevyn” Streeter (Chris Brown, Alicia Keys).
Producers include The Runaways: Sam Watters & Louis Biancaniello (Jessica Simpson, Melanie Amaro), Orange Factory: Jeremy Skaller & Robert Larow (Kelly Rowland, Jay Sean), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston), Nadir “RedOne” Khayat (Enrique Iglesias, Lady GaGa), Toby Gad (Natasha Bedingfield, Colbie Caillat) and Fernando Garibay (Wynter Gordon, LeToya Luckett).
[Watch] Kelly Clarkson - Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
Posted at 07:41 pm by mokhal
Monday, July 09, 2012
PALOMA FAITH RELEASES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE '30 MINUTE LOVE AFFAIR'
Paloma Faith has released the video for her new single online.
"30 Minute Love Affair" marks the second single from the British singer/songwriter's sophomore album, "Fall to Grace," out now on Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.
"30 Minute Love Affair" was written by Paloma Faith along with Chris Braide, whose credits include "Spell It O.U.T." by Emma Bunton [EMI Music Group / Virgin Records], "Anything is Possible" by Will Young [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], "Million Dollar Man" by Lana Del Rey [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records] and "I.O.U" by Victoria Beckham [EMI Music Group / Virgin Records].
Production duties on the follow-up to "Picking Up the Pieces" were handled by Nellee Hooper, who's also responsible for "Wonderful Life" by Gwen Stefani [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records], "Keep on Movin'" by Soul II Soul [EMI Music Group / Virgin Records], "Emipres" by Lamya [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records] and "Hella Good" by No Doubt [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records].
[Watch] Paloma Faith - 30 Minute Love Affair
Posted at 07:44 pm by mokhal
Saturday, July 07, 2012
MARISSA JACK DEBUTS VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE '10MAN'
Marissa Jack has debuted the video for her new single online.
“10Man” marks the lead single from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming debut album.
The track was written by Marissa Jack along with Troy " R8D!O" Johnson, whose credits include "Powerless" by Kristinia DeBarge [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings], "Undone" by Backstreet Boys [Sony Music Entertainment / Jive Records] and "Until It Beats No More" by Jennifer Lopez [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings].
Jack also recorded material with the likes of Carsten "Soulshock" Schack (Toni Braxton, Keyshia Cole), Tawanna "Frankie Storm" Dabney (Britney Spears, Wynter Gordon), Toby Gad (Alicia Keys, Natasha Bedingfield), Olivia “Livvi Franc” Waithe (Cheryl Cole, Jordin Sparks), Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg (Chris Brown, Nicole Scherzinger), Shaffer "Ne-Yo" Smith (Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston), Chuck Harmony (Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia Barrino), Julie Frost (Loick Essien, Marina and the Diamonds), Warren “Oak” Felder (Elle Varner, Sterling Simms) and Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Nicki Minaj, Marsha Ambrosius).
[Watch] Marissa Jack - 10Man
Posted at 09:32 pm by mokhal
MELANIE AMARO COLLABORATES WITH PATRICK "J. QUE" SMITH FOR DEBUT ALBUM
Melanie Amaro has collaborated with Patrick “J. Que” Smith for her upcoming debut album, out soon on Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.
The hit songwriter and producer is known for helming tracks including “Best Thing I Never Had” by Beyonce Knowles [Parkwood Entertainment / Sony Music / Columbia Records], “Catching Feelings” by Justin Bieber [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings] and “Hate2Loveu” by Amerie [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].
He also teamed up with top musicians and songwriters such as Dallas Austin, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Brian Kennedy, Nate “Danja” Hills, Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis, Christian “Bloodshy” Karlsson, Pontus “Avant” Winnberg, Calvin “Calvo Da Gr8” Kenon, Erick Dawkins, Antonio Dixon, Damon Thomas, Robert Shea Taylor, Eric Hudson, Brian Kidd, Balewa Muhammad, Candice Nelson, Bryan Michael Cox, Andre Harris, Vidal Davis, Rich Harrison, Ezekiel Lewis, Kenneth Karlin, Harvey Mason Jr. and Jonathan “Lil John” Smith.
Meanwhile, the as-yet-untitled debut project by Amaro is confirmed to boast additional alliances with Christopher "Tricky" Stewart (Mary J. Blige, Janet Jackson), Lindy Robbins (Dionne Bromfield, Rachel Crow), Carsten “Soulshock” Schack (Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke), and The Runaways: Sam Watters & Louis Biancaniello (Jessica Simpson, Leona Lewis).
[Watch] Melanie Amaro - Listen
Posted at 09:27 pm by mokhal
RIHANNA REUNITES WITH ERNEST "NO I.D." WILSON FOR NEW ALBUM
Rihanna has reunited with super R&B and Hip Hop producer Ernest “No I.D.” Wilson for her upcoming seventh album, slated for release later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings.
The pair previously teamed up on the Ester Dean-penned “We All Want Love,” taken from the Barbadian artist’s sixth album “Talk That Talk.”
He is also known for helming tracks including “Famous” by Jazmine Sullivan [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records], “Kiss Me” by Ed Sheeran [Warner Music Group / Asylum Records] and “My Last” by Big Sean featuring Chris Brown [Universal Music Group / Def Jam Records].
Other producers that have contributed to the still-untitled project are Fernando Garibay (Wynter Gordon, LeToya Luckett), David Guetta (Estelle Swaray, Kelly Rowland), Chase & Status: Saul Milton & Will Kennard (Rita Ora, Tinie Tempah), Lucas Secon (Marcus Canty, Tanya Lacey) and James "Jim Jonsin" Scheffer (Nicole Scherzinger, Michelle Williams).
Songwriters include Makeba Riddick (Toni Braxton, Jennifer Lopez), Bonnie McKee (Katy Perry, Britney Spears), Kelly “Madame Sheehan” Buttons (Nicki Minaj, Livvi Franc), Richard "Rico Love" Butler (Sean Paul, Kelly Rowland), Nickolas Marzouca (Usher Raymond, Rick Ross), Sia Furler (Christina Aguilera, Neon Hitch) and Frank Romano (Jason Derulo, Mario Winans),
[Listen] Rihanna - We All Want Love
Posted at 07:49 am by mokhal
LAWSON PREMIERE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'TAKING OVER ME'
Lawson have premiered the video for their new single online.
“Taking Me Over” marks the second single taken from the British quartet’s upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album, which is scheduled for release later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.
The follow-up to “When She Was Mine” was co-written and produced by John Shanks, who’s also responsible for hits including “Pieces of Me” by Ashlee Simpson [Universal Music Group / Geffen Records], “Somebody’s Me” by Enrique Iglesias [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records] and “Welcome to My Truth” by Anastacia [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records].
[Watch] Lawson - Taking Over Me
Posted at 07:48 am by mokhal
TREY SONGZ TEAMS UP WITH CHRISTOPHER "C4" UMANA ON NEW SONG 'SIMPLY AMAZING'
Trey Songz has released a new song online.
“Simply Amazing” will be included on the R&B singer/songwriter’s upcoming fifth album, “Chapter V,” which is due on August 17 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.
The track was co-written and produced by Christopher “C4” Umana, whose credits include “Keep It Between Us” by Kelly Rowland [Universal Music Group / Motown Records] and “Next Breath” by Tank [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].
“Chapter V” serves as the follow-up to "Passion, Pain & Pleasure" and will boast additional alliances with Troy Taylor (Whitney Houston, Brian McKnight), Richard “Rico Love” Butler (Sean Paul, Usher Raymond), Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Alexandra Burke, Leona Lewis), Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Mike Posner, Christina Aguilera), Eric Hudson (Mary J. Blige, Jamie Foxx), Elijah Blake (Ciara, Alicia Keys), Andrew "Hit-Drew" Clifton (Lonny Bereal, Keyshia Cole), Darhyl Camper, Jr. (Elle Varner, Tanya Lacey), Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis (Kanye West, Jennifer Hudson) and Kenneth "Soundz" Coby (Chantel McCrary, Justin Bieber).
[Listen] Trey Songz - Simply Amazing
Posted at 07:46 am by mokhal
FRANK OCEAN DEBUTS NEW SONG 'SWEET LIFE' ONLINE
Frank Ocean has debuted a new song online.
"Sweet Life" is taken from the R&B singer/songwriter's upcoming debut album with Universal Music Group / Def Jam Records, "Channel Orange," which is scheduled to hit the stores in the United States on July 17.
The track was produced by Pharrell Williams, whose credits include "Sexify" by Leah LaBelle [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], "Inevitable" by Scissor Sisters [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records] and "Trespassing" by Adam Lambert [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].
"Channel Orange" serves as the follow-up to "Nostalgia, Ultra" and will boast additional productions from Christopher "Tricky" Stewart (Usher Raymond, Janet Jackson), Robert Shea Taylor (Wynter Gordon, Beyonce Knowles) and James "Malay" Ho (Fantasia Barrino, Cee-Lo Green).
[Listen] Frank Ocean - Sweet Life
Posted at 07:43 am by mokhal
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