Our Top 10 Julia Michaels songs list showcases the powerful songwriting and performance skills of one of the most successful songwriters of the past ten years. In an ode to the old days of the Brill Building songwriters like Carole King or even the mega successful composers like Burt Bacharach and Jimmy Webb, Julia Michaels has been writing hit singles for years behind the scenes before stepping out as an artist in her own right. As a songwriter, her skills are immeasurable as she has written songs for such a diverse list of artists including country stars like Keith Urban, rockers like Linkin Park , and Maroon Five, megas pop stars like Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani and Kelly Clarkson, teen sensations like Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato and Fifth Harmony. There are so many more. She has written hundred of songs that have become hits all throughout the 2010s and into the 2020s.
Our Top 10 Julia Michaels songs list should really be a top 100 list because of all the artists she has written for in addition to her own material she has released as a solo artist. It’s the material that Julia Michaels has released just under her own name that we especially like. In our view, despite all she has already accomplished as a songwriter, we believe Julia Michaels is going to be a huge mega star because her talent is just so overwhelming. We kind of get that vibe that she is just beginning as a solo artist as we can’t wait to see what comes next. To turn you on to this incredible talent we picked a mix of songs she has released as a solo artist as well as some of her big hits she composed for other musical artists. We think you will be quite impressed.
# 10 – Anxiety
We open up our top 10 Julia Michaels songs list with the fabulous song entitled “Anxiety.” The song also featured Selena Gomez on vocals. The song was released on the EP entitled Inner Monologue Part 1. It was the first single released from the EP. The EP was released in 2019. What we love about this one is the simplicity of the arrangement. The beautiful and soulful voice of Julia Michaels is all up front and center right where it should be.
# 9 – Coming Home
Continuing with our top 10 Julia Michaels songs list we take a listen to the great song entitled “Coming Home.” Showcasing the incredible talents of Julia Michaels as a singer and songwriter, this fantastic country pop tune featured Julia Michaels sharing lead vocals on a song she wrote for Keith Urban. There is something incredibly special about this song as it merges the country genre with a pop hip hop feel into something that sounds brand new. This is so hot.
# 8 – Sorry
In the number eight spot on our top 10 Julia Michaels songs list we present the song entitled “Sorry.” This would become one of the earliest and most successful songs Julia Michaels received credit as a songwriter for. The song was recorded and released as a single by Justin Bieber in 2015. This song was a monster hit around the world and helped cement Justin Bieber into one of the hottest young teen idols in years The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number one, The song also was a hit on the US Billboard Mainstream Top 40 Charts reaching all the way up to number one. In the United Kingdom the song hit also hit number one as well in so many more countries around the world. The official songwriting credit for the song consisted of songwriters Julia Michaels, Justin Bieber, Justin Tranter, Sonny Moore, and Michael Tucker.
# 7 – Uh Huh
In the number seven position on our top 10 Julia Michaels songs list is the song entitled “Uh Huh.” The song was released on the EP entitled Nervous System. The extended play release was issued in 2017. It was the second single released from the album. This is a real interesting song as it has that Julia Michaels acoustic vibe meets dance style groove with a little bit of a Gwen Stefani vibe mixed in. And of course the Gwen Stefani vibe makes total sense because Julia Michaels wrote many songs for Gwen Stefani.We really like this one as the chorus is brilliant. It’s very additive to listen too. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Mainstream Top 40 peaking at number thirty eight.
# 6 – Lie Like This
Landing in the number six spot on our top 10 Julia Michaels songs list we present the song “Lie Like This.” This is such a fantastic single. It reminds us of a cross between Camila Cabello and Lisa Stansfield with a somewhat 1960s meets 1980s groove. If any of that makes sense. The song was released on the album entitled Not in Chronological Order. The album was released in 2021.The song was released as a single a year before the album was released. The song was written by Julia Michaels along with Michael Pollack and a songwriting and production team that goes by the name The Monsters & Strangerz.
# 5 – Like To Be You
At the halfway point on our top 10 Julia Michaels songs list is the deep album track “Like To Be You.” The song was issued on the Shawn Mendes album entitled Shawn Mendes. It was Shawn Mendes’ debut album. The album was released in 2018. “Like To Be You,”featured Julia Michaels on the track. Julia Michaels also composed the song along with Shawn Mendes and Scott Harris.The song was a top 10 hit in Sweden. It also charted in Ireland, The Netherlands and in Australia. Julia Michaels and Shawn Mendes performed the song together on the James Corden show which we have featured in the video below. Check it out, it’s fantastic.
# 4 – “I Miss You”
At the number four spot on our top 10 Julia Michaels songs list we present the song “I Miss You.” This was a recording by Clean Bandit featuring Julia Michaels. The song was released on the album entitled What Is Love? The album was released in 2017. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 high up at number ninety two. The song was a much bigger hit in various European countries breaking into the top 10 charts in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Belgium. The song was written by Julia Michaels, Jack Patterson and Grace Chatto.
# 3 – Hurt Somebody (with Noah Kahan)
Moving along on our top 10 Julia Michaels songs list we present the song entitled “Hurt Somebody” which was performed with Noah Kahan. The song was originally just released by Noah Kahan but then was recorded as a duet with Julia Michaels which was just outstanding. You have to take a listen to this. The song was released in 2018. The song became a top 20 hit in Australia. The song also charted in New Zealand and Sweden.
# 2 – Heaven
Just of the top spot on our top 10 Julia Michaels songs list we celebrate the song “Heaven” The song was released on the album Fifty Shades Freed: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The album was released in 2018. The song was a big hit in Norway peaking at number four. In the United Kingdom the song hit number seventy seven. The song “Heaven,” was written by Julia Michaels, Taylor Parks, Brian Garcia, Uzoechi Emenike and Morten Ristorp Jensen.
# 1 – Issues
We close out our top 10 Julia Michaels songs list with the great song entitled “Issues.” The song was released on the album entitled Nervous System. The album was released in 2017. It was the first single released from the album. It also stands as Julia Michaels’ debut single as a solo artist. Although as we have already seen she had already written so many big time songs for other artists. This was a much loved song as it received a Grammy nomination for Song Of The Year in 2017. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number eleven. The song was written by Julia Michaels, Benjamin Levin, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen and Justin Tranter.
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