Julia Michaels’ Star-Studded Collaborations: Selena Gomez, Shawn Mendes & More


Julia Michaels has turn out to be a pop powerhouse, writing a number of the style's largest hits lately from Justin Bieber's "Sorry" to Selena Gomez's "Bad Liar." Since her 2017 Grammy-nominated hit "Issues," the 25-year-old singer-songwriter has now turn out to be a sought-after vocalist as properly, teaming up with superstars of all genres, together with Maroon 5, Keith Urban and Clean Bandit.

Michaels' most up-to-date team-ups embrace Gomez and Niall Horan, each of whom are featured on her new EP Inner Monologue Pt. 1. And Julia's lengthy listing of all-star collaborators goes on, as she has sung with Zedd, Shawn Mendes, 5 Seconds of Summer, Rita Ora and a number of other extra hitmakers.

As followers proceed to hit repeat on her Selena Gomez collab "Anxiety," Billboard rounded up all the stars Julia Michaels has collaborated with in the previous few years.

Cash Cash, "Surrender," 2014

Not solely was this track a success a number of years earlier than the world knew Julia Michaels the artist, however she wasn't even credited on the observe, so even her day ones might not have realized it's her. But her whispery tone comes by on the escalating dance observe, and sarcastically it could really be one in all her finest vocal performances thus far — that top notice within the refrain ain't no simple feat.

Zedd, "Straight Into the Fire," 2015

Michaels continued her vocal prowess on one other EDM observe, becoming a member of a formidable lineup of collaborators on Zedd's True Colors album. The refrain pushes her voice to highly effective heights, with an undulating melody that additionally reveals off her vary.

Jason Derulo, "Trade Hearts," 2015

This passionate ballad feels a bit extra like a quintessential Julia Michaels track, with intelligent lyrics like "Hey are you able to educate me cynical? I hope it's not too troublesome" and breathy vocals that additionally makes for fairly the spectacular efficiency from each her and Derulo.

Kygo, "Carry Me," 2016

At this level, Michaels' voice had already confirmed to be an ideal complement to dance-inspired manufacturing. So Kygo made a wise transfer and snatched her for a observe on his debut studio album, Cloud Nine, one which emphasised the passionate whimper in Michaels' tone. 

Justin Bieber and Bloodpop, "Friends (Remix)," 2017

Though the unique model didn't function Michaels (a co-writer on the track), the remix supplied a call-and-response narrative of a pair who might have second ideas about breaking apart — making the track hit the feels even more durable.

Maroon 5, "Help Me Out," 2017
This collab wouldn't have occurred if it weren't for Diplo. The DJ randomly texted the Adam Levine a demo of Michaels performing the track, and the singer was "blown away" by her vocals. Michaels' falsetto stands as much as Levine's signature excessive notes, and their voices mix seamlessly.

Clean Bandit, "I Miss You," 2018
The brilliant synths and Michaels' wispy voice create a dreamy combo on this smash hit. The songstress, who isn’t any stranger to a hard-hitting breakup track, tugs on heartstrings on this one regardless of its upbeat nature.

Keith Urban "Coming Home," 2018
Michaels slays but one other style on this nation tune with an electro twist, initially featured on Urban's Graffiti U document. Michaels lends her voice to the observe's closing verse.

Shawn Mendes, "Like To Be You," 2018
The plucking tune off Shawn's most up-to-date self-titled album is the susceptible story of making an attempt to determine what another person is considering, making Michaels' and Mendes' shy personalities all-the-more relatable.

Trippie Redd, "Jump," 2018
Michaels continues to slay the electro-pop in her collab with Trippie Redd. The spacey melody and intelligent lyrics showcase a tune that’s characteristically Michaels. 

RL Grime and Miguel, "Light Me Up," 2018
Trap producer RL Grime enlisted the honeyed voices of Miguel and Michaels to go with this tune's heavy drops and robust beats. The combo makes the observe appropriate for jamming within the automotive, or headbanging at a rave.

Lauv, "There's No Way," 2018
The then-lovebirds teamed up on a heart-melting track, full with a young, romantic music video that captures all of the giddy emotions of falling in love.

Rita Ora, "Keep Talking," 2018
Ora and Michaels are transferring on from a breakup on this empowering tune, however with a horny twist because of the women' sultry vocals. The collab was featured on ora's newest album, Phoenix

5 Seconds of Summer, "Lie to Me," 2018
The Michaels remix to the 5SOS hit offers either side to a breakup, as each reminisce on love misplaced.

Niall Horan, "What a Time," 2019
The model new collab tapped into the previous One Direction member's candy voice, as the 2 mirror on a previous relationship, full with angelic harmonies and explosive instrumentals

Selena Gomez, "Anxiety," 2019