“Ciao, Adios” is a new song christened by the British singer-songwriter Anne-Marie, as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album. The still-untitled project – featuring previous promotional singles “Boy,” “Do it Right,” “Alarm” and “Peak” – will arrive later this year via Major Tom’s Music and Asylum Records. “Ciao, Adios” was written by Anne-Marie alongside Jennifer Decilveo, Tom Meredith and Mason “MdL” Levy.
“Beauty and the Beast” is a song for the live-action remake of the 1991 Disney film classic ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ which stars Emma Watson as Belle. The song is covered by Ariana Grande and John Legend who remain faithful to Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson’s duet version of the 1991 Disney film title track. Grande and Legend’s well-known vocal talents are highlighted in the single as they belt the pristine, Grammy and Academy Award-winning track.
“I Don’t” is a smooth new R&B song debuted by Mariah Carey that also features American hip hop recording artist YG. This heartbreak anthem is her first single since last year’s “Infinity,” which was released as part of her #1 to Infinity compilation. Carey however has not confirmed whether “I Don’t” is the beginning of a new album
launch. This year, she’ll be touring with Lionel Richie.
“I Think of You” is a new song by American singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer Jeremih. The song also welcomes assistance from American rapper Big Sean and American R&B singer Chris Brown, as it acts as the initial delivery from Jeremih’s upcoming fourth studio album, ‘Later That Night.’ “I Think of You” finds Jeremih
channeling his inner Michael Jackson, all while boasting a sample from Montell Jordan’s 2000 hit, “Get It On Tonite.”
“Castle on the Hill” is a song recorded by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. The new single was released as a digital download on January 6, 2017 as one of the lead singles from his upcoming third studio album ÷ (2017), along with “Shape of You”. Both songs entered the UK Singles Chart at number one and number two consecutively, the first time in history an artist has taken the top two UK chart positions with new songs. The theme of the single surrounds Sheeran’s home town of Framlingham, and he reminisces tales of ‘smoking hand-rolled cigarettes’ and getting ‘drunk with friends’ at this place. The castle mentioned in the song is Framlingham Castle, and in January 2017, Sheeran was invited to perform at the Castle.
“Shape of You” is a song recorded by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. The song which was released as a digital download on January 6, 2017 as one of the lead singles from his upcoming third studio album ÷ (2017). Sheeran revealed when hosting the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show that “Shape of You” had originally been written intended for Rihanna. Sheeran said: “[‘Shape of You’] is actually a really random one because I went in to write songs for other people with a guy called Steve Mac and Johnny McDaid, and we were writing this song and I was like ‘this would really work for Rihanna,'” he explained. “And then I started singing lyrics like ‘putting Van The Man on the jukebox’ and I was like ‘well she’s not really going to sing that, is she?’ And then we sort of decided halfway through that we were just going to make it for me.” “Shape of You” is a dancehall-influenced pop song with “tropical house effects and strummy acoustics.”
“Helpless” is a song by long-time collaborators and friends Ashanti and Ja Rule, taken off the hotly anticipated ‘Hamilton Mixtape.’ They have collaborated on some of the 90s’ greatest hits —Always on Time, Mesmerize, Wonderful and more — before they teamed up again for this R&B throwback-style tune “Helpless.” Ashanti took on Eliza’s verses, originally sung by Phillipa Soo, while Ja Rule rapped Lin-Manuel Miranda’s part, tweaking the lyric “We’ll get a little place in Harlem and we’ll figure it out” to shout out his hometown of Queens.
“Perm” is a song by American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars of his third studio album ’24K Magic’ 2016. In the song, the singer may want the women to “throw some perm” on their attitude and “relax,” but “Perm” is anything but relaxed. “Perm” is musically the most
upbeat song on the album, it is full of horns, whistles, screams and drum break that could have come from a James Brown and the J.B.’s concert.
“Finesse” is a song by American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars of his third studio album ’24K Magic’ 2016. The song served as the 8th track and on “Finesse,” Bruno unleashes his inner house party MC for bragging, flirting and sealing the deal. “We out here drippin’ in finesse,” Mars sings during the chorus, while one of his backup singers sings, “Yeah we got it goin’ on, got it goin’ on / Don’t it feel so good to be us,” over a new jack swing beat that sounds like it could have been produced by Teddy Riley.
“Calling All My Lovelies” is a song by American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars of his third studio album ’24K Magic’ 2016. Serving as the 7th track, “Calling All My Lovelies,” finds the singer going through his Rolodex in hopes of locking down one of his lovelies before finding himself drowning in the land of unheard voice mails.