Chart-topping songwriter and breakthrough recording artist Julia Michaels will perform her debut single “Issues” tonight at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, according to ABC.
Quickly becoming one of 2017’s most successful new artists, Julia Michaels’ debut single, “Issues,” has been certified platinum by the RIAA in the U.S. with global consumption approaching 3.5 million. Michaels recently shared an acoustic version of “Issues” that quickly amassed over 1.5 million streams on Spotify, with a total of 4.5 million streams on the platform. A breakthrough debut, “Issues” is the best-selling song by a new artist released in 2017, according to Nielsen Music. It is also the highest on-demand audio streaming song by a new artist released this year.
Rap superstar Lil Wayne will join Nicki Minaj and David Guetta tonight for a show-opening performance of their new single “Light Up My Body.”
Lorde’s sophomore album Melodrama is due to be released in June, and it isn’t known whether she’ll perform the album’s lead single “Green Light” or the promotional single “Liability.”