Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine to work with the X Factor stars in the near future
On Friday (Feb. 7), it was said that Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine was to write and help work on new material with recent X Factor winners Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton. Alex and Sierra had recently won the U.S. television competition show the X Factor on December 19.
On Thursday, February 6, the official Alex and Sierra account tweeted saying "writing in this [California] weather with James Valentine, Ali Tamposi, and Ruth-Anne Cunningham." View the tweet here or below now.
writing in this raining cali weather with @jamesbvalentine @alitamposi and @ruthannemusic :)))
— Alex and Sierra (@AlexandSierra3) February 6, 2014
As for those other two names in the tweet, Ali Tamposi has penned such singles as Kelly Clarkson’s “What Doesn’t Kill You (Stronger)” and a few numbers for Queen Bey herself while Irish artist Ruth-Anne Cunningham is best known stateside for co-writing JoJo’s “Too Little Too Late.”