JULIA MICHAELS quickly cemented herself as the biggest global breakthrough artist of 2017 with the release of her multiplatinum-selling debut single, “Issues.” Certified double platinum by the RIAA, with worldwide consumption approaching 7 million, “Issues” is the best-selling song by a new artist released in 2017, according to Nielsen Music. It is also the highest on-demand audio streaming song by a debut artist this year, currently approaching 1 Billion streams worldwide. As a songwriter, she has co-written seventeen titles that have charted on the Billboard Hot 100, eleven of which have hit the Top 40, including “Issues.“
This Summer, Michaels’ released NERVOUS SYSTEM, her self-professed debut “mini-album.” Upon its release, the seven-song set soared to #2 on iTunes’ US Top Pop Albums Chart.
Michaels touch and influence can quite literally be felt in every corner and crevice of pop music. She recently joined forces with Justin Bieber and BloodPop® for the official remix of their hit “Friends” and is also featured on Maroon 5’s song “Help Me Out”- both songs which she is not only featured on but co-wrote. She also wrote and features on Clean Bandit’s new single “I Miss You,” which will be released this Friday October 27, and lent her song writing talents to new music from P!nk and Jessie Ware. What’s more she will join Shawn Mendes and Niall Horan on International legs of their worldwide tours throughout 2017-2018.
MICHAELS also just picked up her very first nomination at the American Music Awards in the category of “New Artist of the Year” and graces the cover of Billboard Magazine’s GRAMMY® Preview issue as one of the magazine’s picks for “Best New Artist”. Check out the full story HERE.
Prior to making her debut as a solo artist, JULIA MICHAELS became one of pop music’s most in-demand songwriters, co-writing a string of Billboard Hot 100 hits alongside Justin Tranter including smashes like Justin Bieber’s “Sorry,” Nick Jonas ft. Tove Lo “Close,” Selena Gomez’s “Good for You” [feat. A$AP Rocky] & “Hands To Myself,” Hailee Steinfeld “Love Myself,” Britney Spears “Slumber Party,” Gwen Stefani’s “Used To Love You,” and Linkin Park’s “Heavy.” Recently released works include Selena Gomez’s “Bad Liar,” Ed Sheeran’s “Dive,” John Legend’s “Surefire,” Justin Bieber & BloodPop®’s “Friends,” with titles on Jessie Ware and P!nk’s newly released albums. The cumulative worldwide stream count for songs MICHAELS has co-written exceeds 10 billion to date.