Julia Michaels, Songwriter for Justin Bieber & More, Signs With Republic for Solo Debut
Her debut EP is due in 2017.
Julia Michaels -- a songwriter for Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Hailee Steinfeld and more -- is about to release her very own hits: She signed a deal with Republic Records for her solo debut EP, due in early 2017, the label has announced.
Alongside Justin Tranter, Michaels co-wrote Gomez's "Good for You" and "Hands to Myself," Steinfeld's "Love Myself," Nick Jonas' "Close" and Bieber's "Sorry," which hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Republic Group President Charlie Walk praised the songwriter in a press release announcing the signing. "From the first day I met Julia it was clear that she was not just a writer, but a very unique artist," Walk said. "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."
According to Republic, songs Michaels has co-written have exceeded 8 billion streams.
Below, watch Michaels join EDM superstar Kygo at the 2016 Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil, for their song "Carry Me":