(Vevo) Charli XCX is having quite a bit of a run lately. She's currently sitting on top Billboard's Hot 100 chart alongside Iggy Azalea thanks to their infectious summer earworm, "Fancy." Now the singer has released the official music video for "Boom Clap," which is featured on the soundtrack of the highly-anticipated film Fault in Our Stars.
The Amsterdam-set video feels more like an extended preview of the film with clips showing the budding romance between Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and...Read Full Story
(Austin PD | Getty Images)At one point, I had this hilariously ambitious plan to recap all of the most impressive performances at Austin's South by Southwest music festival as they happened. Then the realities of SXSW set in: Delayed set times, extremely late nights, and a special brand of mass exhaustion that seems to afflict everyone with ears.
This year's festival was particularly intense. The worst possible scenario came true when a drunk driver plowed into a festival crowd in the early...Read Full Story
(VEVO)A lot of people are working the 90s nostalgia thing hard these days, but few have demonstrated more commitment to the task than Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX. Today, the Aussie rapper and the British pop songstress released the music video for their collaboration "Fancy," and it's essentially a flashy, sexy recreation of Clueless.There's the debate scene, complete with accurate costume:The Ambulator:Charli XCX as Tai, post-makeover:The designer gym clothes:The FREEWAY?!?!?! scene:And a...Read Full Story
Earlier this year, Charli XCX was forced to cancel a string of dates in order to focus on her next album. She promised it'd be worth it — and now, having watched the video for her übercatchy new single "Superlove," we're inclined to believe her.Sporting her signature platforms and a variety of slinky little '90s outfits, Charli gets her dance on with a robot crew and a biker gang in Tokyo. According to Charli, the song is about "running away and falling in love with someone and it being...Read Full Story
(Facebook)Earlier this month, Charli XCX cancelled a handful of tour dates in Europe in order to work on her sophomore album, a follow up to her critically lauded debut True Romance. On Monday, the British singer-songwriter took to Facebook to discuss the new music with her fans, noting that the new album could arrive as soon as this spring."I want it to be out in March/April of 2014," Charli wrote in response to a fan's question. "That's a rough guess at the moment but that's what I'm aiming...Read Full Story
Charli XCX is a British musician. The London-based teen has been lauded for her industrial-flavored "dark pop" singles "Stay Away" and "Nuclear Session."