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Charli XCX
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XCX at the ARIA Music Awards 2014.
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Birth name Charlotte Emma Aitchison
Born 2 August 1992 (1992-08-02) (age 29)
Cambridge, England
Genres Pop punk, indietronica, synthpunk, dark pop, electropop, witch house
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, actress
Years active 2006–present
Labels This Is Music, Asylum, Atlantic, IAMSOUND

Charlotte Emma Aitchison (stage name: Charli XCX; born 2 August 1992) is a British singer, songwriter and occasional actress. She began her singing career in 2008. In 2014 she sang on "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea. That song hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Charli XCX was born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England to an Indian mother from Uganda and a Scottish father.

Her first album, 14, was released in 2008. Her second album, and her first major label studio album, True Romance, was released in 2013. She wrote the songs "I Love It" with Icona Pop and "Fancy" with Iggy Azalea. In 2014, her song "Boom Clap" reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Her third album, Sucker, was released on December 16, 2014.

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