Posts tagged "Max Martin"

Tove Lo, Rebecca & Fiona, Robyn And Royksopp Win At 2015 Swedish Grammis: See The Winners

Find out the winners of the 2015 Swedish Grammis Awards.

By: Bradley Stern / February 26, 2015

Grammy Wins You Didn’t See Happen, From Clean Bandit To Lady Gaga To Max Martin: 14 Photos

Sure, you saw about nine statues handed out during last night's overly-long telecast of the 57th annual Grammy Awards, but that was really just a drop in the bucket with regards to all the hardware that was passed over to musicians.

By: Robbie Daw / February 9, 2015

Tori Kelly Teases Max Martin-Produced Single “Nobody Love”: Listen To A Snippet Of The Perky Jam

After making the leap from YouTube stardom to buzz artist with a major label deal, Tori Kelly showed the full scope of her vocal ability and songwriting prowess on 2013 EP Foreward. It was a great introduction to the 22-year-old but didn't have the radio-friendly hit needed to take things to the next level. The…

By: Mike Wass / January 28, 2015

Usher Is Working With Max Martin, Disclosure, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis And More On New Album

Usher is plotting what sounds like a grand return to form next year — and he's got all the cooks in the kitchen to help him whip up a smash or two. Following the lukewarm success of cuts like "Good Kisser" and "She Came To Give It To You" with Nicki Minaj, the prolific R&B tita…

By: Bradley Stern / November 14, 2014

Robyn, Max Martin, Avicii, Seinabo Sey & First Aid Kid Are Getting Their Own Postage Stamps In Sweden

We didn't really need another reason that underscores the ways in which Sweden is the coolest corner on the planet, but here's one anyway: Robyn is getting her own postage stamp. And Max Martin. And "Pistols At Dawn" singer Seinabo Sey, First Aid Kit and, yes, even Avicii. Scandinavian postal company PostNord will make the…

By: Robbie Daw / November 7, 2014

Max Martin Hints At Katy Perry And Drake Collaboration

Pop super-producer Max Martin hints that Katy Perry and Drake may soon appear in a song together. MTV notes that the official website for his production company Maratone now lists a version of Perry's song “Legendary Lovers” featuring Drake among his credits. Martin wrote and produced the song with the chanteuse, her longtime collaborator Bonnie

By: Christina Lee / October 18, 2014

7 Questions With Bebe Rexha: “I Can’t Stop Drinking About You,” Her Debut Album And The State Of Pop

Bebe Rexha's no stranger to a mean pop hook: The burgeoning singer-songwriter is most famously responsible for penning Eminem and Rihanna's hit "The Monster" among other pop gems, as well as supplying her distinctive vocals on Cash Cash's inescapably catchy club smash, "Take Me Home." But Bebe's got even more exciting things still hiding u…

By: Bradley Stern / August 12, 2014

Ariana Grande’s ‘My Everything’ Tracklist Reveals The Weeknd, A$AP Ferg, Big Sean, Childish Gambino Features & Harry Styles-Penned Track

Well, surprise, surprise — it turns out Ariana Grande's sophomore LP My Everything (out August 25) will contain more features than not. Seven of the album's 12 tracks are collaborations, two of which we of course already know about: the Iggy Azalea-featuring summer smash “Problem” and upcoming single "Break Free" with Zedd (co-produced by Max Martin).

By: Robbie Daw / June 30, 2014

Max Martin Produced “Most Of” Taylor Swift’s Next Album

When Taylor Swift first talked of her follow-up to 2012's Red, she had two dream collaborators in mind. One of them was pop wunderkind Max Martin, who co-wrote Red's “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.” In its latest issue, Rolling Stone reports that Swift got her wish – Martin worked on “most of” her…

By: Christina Lee / June 11, 2014

Jennifer Lopez Unleashes Irresistible Max Martin-Produced Pop Anthem “First Love”: Listen

After setting the tone for her long-awaited 10th studio album with gritty buzz tracks "Same Girl" and "Girls", Jennifer Lopez proved she could still keep it light and bubbly with infectious earworm "I Luh Ya Papi". As undeniably catchy as that song is, the world's most beautiful woman (according to Pitbull and most dudes with eyesight) lift…

By: Mike Wass / May 1, 2014

Adam Lambert Teams With Max Martin For New Music

Adam Lambert is working with pop producer Max Martin (Backstreet BoysBritney Spears, Katy Perry) for his third album. According to rising pop artist Tove Lo, Lambert visited Martin and his songwriting team in Sweden and recorded a few songs during his visit. “When you hear the fully produced stuff from the studio, that's one thing,…

By: Christina Lee / March 22, 2014

Ariana Grande Talks Working With Max Martin For Second Album

Ariana Grande plans to work on her second album with the same producers behind her promising debut Yours Truly: Harmony Samuels, Babyface, The Rascals and Tommy Brown. Prior to the Grammy Awards, however, she couldn't help but gush over a new-to-her collaborator: Max Martin. "I love working with him," she said to MTV. "He's like…

By: Christina Lee / January 27, 2014

Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”: Review Revue

With new single "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together", Taylor Swift leaves the country aesthetic behind and goes for a full-on pop makeover, thanks to producers (and co-writers) Max Martin and Shellback. Whether this is a one-off foray into glossier territory for her or a small taste of the full flavor of upcoming LP…

By: Robbie Daw / August 14, 2012

Marina And The Diamonds Gives Dating Advice On “How To Be A Heartbreaker”

Marina And The Diamonds offers another song from her self-destructive, self-interested alter-ego, the club tune "How To Be A Heartbreaker", available on the US release of her sophomore album Electra Heart, due out tomorrow. On the track, Marina/Electra lists the various rules involved in heartbreaking, including "Have Fun" and "Don't get attached to somebody you could lose."…

By: Becky Bain / July 9, 2012

Christina Aguilera’s New Max Martin-Produced Single Reportedly Out In August

Britney Spears. Katy Perry. Kelly Clarkson. Usher. All of these are artists who've worked with producer Max Martin. Even California rockers Maroon 5 enlisted the Swedish hit-maker to executive produce their new LP Overexposed. So it makes sense that Adam Levine's fellow Voice coach Christina Aguilera would eventually get around to entering a studio with…

By: Robbie Daw / July 3, 2012

Bruno Mars & Max Martin Win Top ASCAP Awards, Katy Perry Avoids Wardrobe Malfunction

And the statue for narrowly missing out on a scandalous red carpet wardrobe malfunction goes to Katy Perry! The purple-haired "Part Of Me" songstress was at the Hollywood & Highland complex last night for the ASCAP Pop Music Awards, which honor songwriters and publishers each year, when her dress strap began to fall off her…

By: Robbie Daw / April 19, 2012

8 Grammy Nomination Snubs: From Britney & Beyonce To Taylor & Dr. Luke

In 2010, Katy Perry's Teenage Dream — an unashamedly-bubblegum album executive-produced by pop maestros Dr. Luke and Max Martin — scored the California gurl an Album Of The Year Grammy nomination, not to mention nods for Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance (for the LP's title song). And this year, po…

By: Robbie Daw / December 1, 2011

Britney Spears Shamelessly Announces “I Wanna Go” As Her Next Single

It's about to get more difficult to keep both hands above the blanket when the light's out, folks. Britney Spears must have seen our poll asking Idolator readers which Femme Fatale track should be her next single, because the sleepy starlet has wisely chosen to heed our advice. Team Britney has confirmed that "I Wanna

By: Idolator Staff / May 10, 2011

Hear The ‘Glee’ Cast “Light Up The World” In Original Season Finale Song

The season finale of Glee is bound to bring up mixed emotions: on the one hand, it's sure to be awesome. On the other, no more new Glee until fall! (Well, besides a North American tour and 3-D movie, that is.) Of course, the Rebecca Black-loving high school musical is primed to go out with…

By: Idolator Staff / May 10, 2011

Pitbull Preps ‘Planet Pit’ For June Release

Geez! Planet Pit, go-to Cuban-American rapper Pitbull's sixth album, has more featured pop stars than a David Guetta album. In fact, even David Guetta gets a production credit on the record! Planet Pit is due out on June 21. Head below to see who all is doing what on Mr. Worldwide's latest.

By: Robbie Daw / May 4, 2011
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