Charli XCX

Charli XCX

Pop Singer

Charlotte Emma Aitchison, known professionally as Charli XCX, is an English singer and songwriter. Born in Cambridge and raised in Start Hill, Essex, she began posting songs on Myspace in 2008, which led to her discovery by a promoter who invited her to perform at warehouse raves.

Full Name
Charlotte Emma Aitchison
Aug 2, 1992
5′ 3″
Net Worth


Charli XCX, born Charlotte Emma Aitchison on August 2, 1992 in Cambridge, England, is a British pop singer-songwriter and producer. She began writing songs at the age of 14 and released her first single, “!Franchesckaar!”, at age 15. Charli's debut album was released in 2013 titled True Romance. The album spawned hits such as "You (Ha Ha Ha)" and "Nuclear Seasons". Her follow-up album Sucker was released in 2014 and it produced the hit singles "Boom Clap" and "Break the Rules".

    In 2016, Charli XCX released her third studio album Vroom Vroom EP which features production from SOPHIE and A.G. Cook of PC Music. In 2017, Charli XCX released two mixtapes titled Number 1 Angel and Pop 2. Both these projects featured contributions from stars such as CupcakKe, Carly Rae Jepsen, MØ, Tove Lo and more. In 2018 she released her fourth studio album called Charli which featured collaborations with Christine & The Queens and Troye Sivan among others. That same year she also embarked on a tour called 'Charli LIVE' throughout Europe and the US to promote the album. 

In 2020 Charli XCX released her fifth studio album How I'm Feeling Now featuring collaborations with Grimes and Yaeji among others. This project was written entirely during quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It saw Charli take a new direction with her music going for a more experimental sound than previous releases. Currently she is working on new material for 2021 while also continuing to perform live shows online during lockdown restrictions.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Charli XCX is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 2, 1992, Charli XCX was born in Cambridge, England. Her birth name is Charlotte Aitchison.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut Single</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">At the age of 16, Charli releases her debut single "!Franchesckaar!"</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs with Asylum Records</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Charli signs a recording contract with Asylum Records and releases her debut studio album "True Romance".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">"I Love It" with Icona Pop is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Collaborates with Icona Pop to release the hit single "I Love It", which reaches #7 on the US Billboard Hot 100.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Sings "Boom Clap" for The Fault in Our Stars Movie Soundtrack</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Charli contributes the single "Boom Clap" to the soundtrack of the movie adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Third Studio Album Charli</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases third studio album Charli, featuring collaborations with Lizzo, HAIM, Christine and the Queens, Troye Sivan and more.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Album How I'm Feeling Now</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases her fourth studio album How I'm Feeling Now. The album was created in five weeks with input from fans via Zoom.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Talented Singer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Charli XCX is an incredibly talented singer. She has a powerful voice, and her music has earned her critical acclaim and awards. Her strong vocal range allows her to perform a variety of styles, from pop to hip-hop.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Fearless and Innovative</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Charli XCX is known for being fearless and innovative when it comes to making music. She isn't afraid to take risks or break the mold with her music, which has allowed her to stand out from other artists in the industry.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's a Strong Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Charli XCX is an inspiring role model for young women. She stands up for herself and her beliefs, and she encourages people to be themselves and follow their dreams. She is also a strong advocate for mental health awareness and body positivity.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Signed a Record Contract at the Age of 14</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Charli XCX signed her first record contract at the age of 14 and released her debut album, True Romance, in 2013.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Charli XCX is Her Stage Name</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Charli XCX's real name is Charlotte Emma Aitchison. She chose to use the stage name "Charli XCX" because it was easier to remember.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Wrote Iconic Pop Songs for Other Artists</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Charli XCX wrote two of the biggest pop songs of 2014 - "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea and "Boom Clap" from The Fault in Our Stars soundtrack.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Avid Videogame Player</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Charli XCX is an avid video game player, especially loving classic Super Nintendo games like Mario Kart and Street Fighter II.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Founded Her Own Record Label</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2017, Charli XCX founded her own record label called Vroom Vroom Recordings, which focuses on experimental and underground music.</p></div>


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