Julia Michaels Signs To Republic Records, Debut EP Due In Early 2017

Mike Wass | October 26, 2016 4:55 pm
Kygo & Julia Michaels' "Carry Me" Video
Kygo & Julia Michaels' club smash "Carry Me" gets a suitably summery video.

After building a reputation as one of the hottest songwriters on the planet with multiple credits on Selena Gomez’s Revival, Justin Bieber’s Purpose and Britney Spears’ Glory (among other hit albums), Julia Michaels is ready to launch her own pop career. The 22-year-old, who performed Kygo collab “Carry Me” at the closing ceremony of the Rio Olympics, recently signed to Republic Records and is hard at work on her debut EP, which is expected to arrive in early 2017.

“From the first day I met Julia it was clear that she was not just a writer, but a very unique artist,” Republic Group President Charlie Walk said of his latest signing in a press release. “Her trademark vocals, writing prowess, and musical vision puts her in a category all her own. We’re thrilled to be a part of her upcoming journey and to share her art with the world.” He also points out that song Julia has co-written have racked up more than 8 billion streams. Listen to some of her songwriting highlights below.

Some of Julia’s songwriting highlights:

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