JULIA MICHAELS quickly cemented herself as the biggest global breakthrough artist of 2017 with the release of her multiplatinum-selling debut single, “Issues.” Certified triple platinum by the RIAA, with worldwide consumption over 8 million, “Issues” was the top-selling debut song by any artist in 2017, with over 1 Billion streams worldwide. “Issues” is also the only song by a solo female artist represented in the “30 Most Consumed Songs of 2017,” as announced by Variety.
MICHAELS recently received her first-ever GRAMMY®nominations in the top categories of “Best New Artist” and “Song Of The Year.” These nominations mark yet another milestone for MICHAELS adding to a growing list of achievements this year including nominations from the American Music Awards (New Artist of the Year), MTV’s EMAS (Best New Artist and Best PUSH Artist), MTV VMAS (Best New Artist), Billboard Music Awards(Top Covered Artist), Teen Choice Awards (Choice Song: Female and Choice Breakout Artist), Radio Disney Music Awards (The Freshest) and more.
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.
In addition to her solo efforts MICHAELS remains an in-demand collaborator. She is currently featured on UK trio Clean Bandit’s new single “I Miss You,” which has 130 Million global streams to date and has become her first top 10 hit on Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart, peaking at No. 7 and climbing. She also has song writing credits on recent releases from P!NK, Maroon 5 and Jesse Ware. Moreover, she’s a powerful presence on stage, invited on tour by Shawn Mendes, Niall Horan and Maroon 5.
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,” GwenStefani’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. As a songwriter, she has co-written eighteen titles that have charted on the Billboard Hot 100, eleven of which have hit the Top 40, including "Issues."