Posts tagged "Max Martin"

The Weeknd Rejected All Of Max Martin’s Songs Before They Wrote “Can’t Feel My Face”

The Weeknd is the subject of a revealing ‘NYT’ profile.

By: Carl Williott / July 27, 2015

Whatcha Say: Christina Aguilera, Max Martin & Madonna Got Our Readers Talking

As always each Friday evening, it’s time to sift through the creme de la creme…and the shade de la shade!

By: Robbie Daw / June 5, 2015

Tinashe Is Working With Max Martin & Dr. Luke For Her Next Album

Tinashe enlists the super-producers and aims for a #1 hit.

By: Carl Williott / June 2, 2015

Max Martin’s 20 #1 Singles, From “…Baby One More Time” To “Bad Blood”: Revisited, Reviewed & Ranked

We look back at all of the chart-topping smashes Max had a hand in and rank them accordingly.

By: Idolator Staff / June 2, 2015

The Weeknd Teams Up With Max Martin For “Can’t Feel My Face”: Listen

Hear the once-elusive Canadian crooner’s pop power play.

By: Carl Williott / May 26, 2015

Max Martin Wins Eighth ASCAP Pop Songwriter Of The Year Award: See All The Winners

Max Martin won his eighth ASCAP Pop Songwriter Of The Year award last night (April 29). See the full list of winners after the jump.

By: Mike Wass / April 30, 2015

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

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.

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
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