Charlotte Emma Aitchison (Charli XCX), is an English singer and songwriter. Charlotte Emma Aitchison was born on 2 August 1992, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.
Charli XCX released her debut single independently in 2008 and initially performed at warehouse raves in London. She rose to prominence during 2013 and 2014 when she was featured on two successful singles, Icona Pop’s “I Love It” and Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy”. Her 2014 single “Boom Clap” from the soundtrack album of The Fault in Our Stars became a top ten single in a number of countries. It also preceded the release of her second album, Sucker, which featured the singles “Break the Rules”, “Doing It” and “Famous”. A bonus track, titled “Red Balloon”, was also featured on the soundtrack to Home. She signed to Asylum Records with producer Tim Gonzalez in 2010 and released two mix tapes, Heartbreaks and Earthquakes and Super Ultra, in 2012. Charli XCX’s major label debut album,True Romance, was released in 2013, accompanied by singles including “You (Ha Ha Ha)” and “Nuclear Seasons”.