Charlotte Emma Aitchison (born 2 August 1992), better known by her stage name Charli XCX, is an English singer and songwriter.
Charli released her debut single independently in 2008 and initially performed at warehouse raves in London. She signed to Asylum Records in 2010 and released two mixtapes, Heartbreaks and Earthquakes and Super Ultra, in 2012. Charli’s major label debut album, True Romance, was released in 2013, accompanied by singles including “Nuclear Seasons” and “Stay Away”.
She rose to international prominence during 2013 and 2014 through featuring on two major hit singles: Icona Pop’s “I Love It” and Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy”. Her 2014 single “Boom Clap” became a top ten hit in various countries and preceded the release of her third album, Sucker, which also features the singles “Break the Rules” and “Doing It”.