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Starrah is a featured artist and co-writer on Big Sean’s #1 album debut

Starrah is a featured artist and co-writer on Big Sean’s #1 album debut

Every facet of Big Sean’s new album I Decided is a concept in of itself, and centers around the idea of rebirth. From the diversity of the song repertoire and featured guests, to the album’s cover image (which portrays Big Sean in present-day on the left and in the future on the right) I Decided demonstrates growth and wisdom for the 28 year old rapper. PULSE client Starrah lends her voice to the track “Bigger Than Me” which she also co-wrote, and is a co-writer... Read More

PULSE Artists To Watch In 2017

PULSE Artists To Watch In 2017

2016 brought breakout success for D.R.A.M. whose smash hit “Broccoli feat. Lil Yachty” hit #1 on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs Chart and earned him a Grammy award for “Best Rap/Sung Performance.” It was also a big year for Gallant who performed his song “Weight In Gold” with the likes of Elton John and Seal, and whose album Ology is nominated for “Best Urban Contemporary Album” at the 2017 Grammy Awards. Both artists were featured on many “Artists To Watch” lists at this time last... Read More

Starrah is a co-writer on The Weeknd’s #1 Debut Album

Starrah is a co-writer on The Weeknd’s #1 Debut Album

In what has been a career-defining year for PULSE client Starrah, she closes 2016 with a cut on The Weeknd’s third studio album Starboy which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart, becoming the third-largest album sales debut for 2016. Starrah co-wrote “True Colors” which the Washington Post credits as the song where The Weeknd “comes as close to traditional R&B as he ever has” and Consequence of Sound called it “icy and sedate” and that it “refreshes with its pleasantly organic... Read More

2016 American Music Awards: The Nominees

2016 American Music Awards: The Nominees

The 44th annual American Music Awards will be held on November 20th in Los Angeles. The nominees were announced this week, which are based on sales, airplay, activity on socials networks, and music video viewing data. PULSE clients collaborated on four of the works nominated this year, marking the 4th straight year the company has celebrated a song or album nominated at the AMA’s. Michael Jackson holds the record for most American Music Awards won, he amassed 26 over his incredible career. PULSE nominated songs/albums at... Read More

Starrah and OZ are co-writers on Travis Scott’s #1 album debut

Starrah and OZ are co-writers on Travis Scott’s #1 album debut

Travis Scott’s new album Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart, which is a first for the Houston native Rapper. PULSE client Starrah co-wrote the album’s lead single “Pick Up The Phone feat. Young Thug & Quavo” which has already garnered 30 Million streams on Spotify. She is also a co-writer on the album tracks “Way Back feat. Kid Cudi & Swizz Beats” and “Lose feat. Cassie.” Writer/Producer OZ collaborated with Scott on the album’s first track “The... Read More

CONGRATULATING STARRAH ON HER #1 WITH RIHANNA’S “NEEDED ME”

CONGRATULATING STARRAH ON HER #1 WITH RIHANNA’S “NEEDED ME”

The second single from Rihanna’s double-platinum album Anti is “Needed Me” and it’s turning into as big of a hit as the album’s first single “Work.” PULSE client Starrah co-wrote “Needed Me” which has reached the top of the Mediabase radio chart in both the Urban and Rhythmic formats. The song also ranks #3 on Spotify’s USA Top-10 streaming chart, with an average of 6.2 million plays per week and a cumulative total approaching 200 million plays. It’s also worth noting that the tracks from... Read More

Pigeons & Planes – Best Songs of 2016 (So Far)

Pigeons & Planes – Best Songs of 2016 (So Far)

Pigeons & Planes released its list of the “Best Songs of 2016 (So Far)” and it features 5 songs from PULSE artists and writers. The list includes some of music’s biggest names from Kanye West to Drake and Beyonce. But as the blog stated in its feature, “we’ve also seen the emergence of some fantastic newcomers” and that “mainstream pop artists are working with underground talent, new artists are pushing genres into new territory, and local sounds are going global.” Songs by D.R.A.M., Starrah, and... Read More

Billboard Music Awards – The Nominees

Billboard Music Awards – The Nominees

The 24th annual Billboard Music Awards will be held on May 22nd in Las Vegas and aired around the world on ABC. Finalists in the award categories are based on year-end chart performance according to Nielsen data for sales, number of downloads, streams, and total airplay. PULSE songwriters and producers collaborated on the nominated songs and albums below: Top Streaming Song Justin Bieber – “Sorry” Co-written & produced by BloodPop Top Radio Song Top Rock Song Walk The Moon – “Shut Up And Dance” Produced by Tim Pagnotta Top Billboard 200 Album Justin Bieber... Read More

Client Spotlight: Starrah

Client Spotlight: Starrah

One of the brightest young songwriters in the spotlight today, Starrah had cuts on the #1 and #2 albums in the country this month with Rihanna’s ANTI and Kevin Gates’ Islah. She is a writer and featured vocalist on recent releases by G-Eazy and Jeremih, and scored a hit last year with Kid Ink’s “Be Real (feat. Dej Loaf)” Originally from Delaware and now living full time in Los Angeles, Starrah is is known throughout the songwriting community as a great melody writer with edgy... Read More

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