Press Release


AJ Mitchell – Slow Dance EP

(August 23, 2019 — Los Angeles, CA) — Today, buzzing Illinois-born singer and songwriter AJ Mitchell releases his brand new Slow Dance EP.

Get it HERE via Epic Records.

He paved the way for the EP with the singles “Talk So Much, “Move On, and the title track “Slow Dance” [featuring Ava Max]. An epic duet of rapidly rising pop stars, the latter already amassed 3.5 million total streams and attracted critical praise right out of the gate. Additionally, the four-track project includes the upbeat new anthem “Out My Mind, which vaults into a high-energy hook and showcases his impressive range.

AJ previewed the EP during a special New York City Slow Dance release party for tastemakers, peers, and friends this week.

Slow Dance fuels AJ Mitchell’s ascent to pop stardom. Be sure to tune in to this year’s MTV Video Music Awards on Monday, August 26th to see a special performance from the rising artist himself and stay tuned for more big news soon.

2019 has shaped up to be a breakout year for Mitchell. Amassing 40 million-plus streams since just January, he served up a string of scorching singles, including “All My Friends,” “Talk So Much,” “Move On,and “After Hours” with Nina Nesbitt. In addition to features by Billboard, Just Jared, JR., Idolator, and more, Seventeen predicted, “your soon-to-be-favorite album. Not to mention, he packed gigs across the country, delivering one unforgettable performance after another. Most recently, AJ was announced as one of Vevo’s newest LIFT acts of 2019, a coveted slot previously given to artists such as Sam Smith, Halsey, Khalid and Billie Eilish.



Sporting a slick and show-stopping voice, sharp songwriting chops, and endless charisma, AJ Mitchell emerges as a stylish and soulful new leading man for pop R&B. Born and raised in Bellville, IL, he went from uploading highly-trafficked covers on social media to personally writing and recording his 2017 breakout single “Used To Be. The latter clocked 40 million Spotify streams to date as he inked a deal with Epic Records and relocated to Los Angeles.

With over 100 million-plus streams on tracks such as “I Don’t Want You Back, “Girls,” “All My Friends,” “Talk So Much, and “Move On” and 3.4 million monthly listeners on Spotify, he cemented himself as 2019’s fastest rising star. Acclaimed by Billboard, Idolator, and Seventeen, he sold out numerous headline shows and performed on The Today Show and Good Day New York. As the year went on, his rapid rise only accelerated. AJ flexes his star power and vocal prowess on the Slow Dance EP. Preceded by “Move On” and the blockbuster single and title track “Slow Dance” [feat. Ava Max], his songwriting and show-stopping spirit once again take center stage on upbeat and undeniable new anthem “Out My Mind.

Now, he sets his sights on pop domination with every move.


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