Biography of Charli XCX and music career

Published At: 11 January 2021 , 04:33 PM

Biography Charli XCX

Charli XCX made her way to the musical Olympus through the thorns of mediocre managers and indifferent listeners. In 2014, her track "Boom Clap" finally hit the charts, and now Charli XCX is one of the most popular young performers.

Childhood and youth

Charli XCX, aka Charlotte Emma Aitchison, was born on August 2, 1992, in Cambridge. She is British by nationality, although her exotic appearance claims the opposite. The dark skin tone is inherited from Shamira's mother, she is from India, John's father is a Scotsman.

Charli XCX Swimsuit

Charli XCX's parents are far from creative: he is an entrepreneur, she is a flight attendant. But the girl was interested in music since childhood, dreamed of becoming like the Spice Girls or Britney Spears. At the age of 14, she wrote her debut song "Fish and Chips Shop" and then convinced her parents to give her money to record an album.


Children rarely pay attention to one lesson, but Charli XCX recorded an album in early 2008. The songs caught the attention of an illegal rave organizer in east London. Despite the dubious nature of the parties that Charli XCX had to perform, her parents supported her daughter and even attended several concerts.

In 2010, Charli XCX signed to Asylum Records. In an interview with The Guardian, the girl said: “Then I went to school, performed at raves and hated the genre that was predicted to me - pop. I wanted to sing dirty rap. I had no idea what I liked, I didn't know who I was. "

When Charli XCX gave up hope of finding herself musically, she met producer Ariel Reichard. Under his supervision, she composed "Stay Away". In 2011, the track attracted critical attention from Pitchfork Media and won the Best New Hit award.

Contributed to the development of Charli XCX and producer Patrick Berger, who gave birth to the song "I Love It". In 2012, the world heard this track performed by the Swedish duo Icona Pop, Charli XCX's vocals are also heard in it.

Charli XCX - Boom Clap

"I Love It" became a hit in the UK and USA. By 2013, the song had reached number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100. Charli XCX released the full-length album "True Romance" (2013) on this wave.