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10 Facts About Charlie You Never Knew!

  1. Charli XCX's Real Name Is Charlotte Emma Aitchison

    She was born on 2nd August 1992 in Stevenage, England.
  2. She Started Writing Songs When She Was Just 14.

    Her parents gave her a loan to record her debut album.
  3. She Revealed What The 'XCX' Stands For.

    It doesn't actually stand for anything, but she told us that it comes from her signing off her MSN Messenger conversations with "XCX".
  4. Her First Big Gig Was Supporting Coldplay!

    The singer opened for the band.
  5. Charli XCX live in Denmark 2012 - Coldplay concert warm up
  6. Charli XCX Wrote The Massive Hit 'I Love It'.

    Swedish duo Icona Pop bagged themselves a Big top 40 number 1 with their summer 2013 hit, which was written by Charli.
  7. Icona Pop - I Love It (feat. Charli XCX) [OFFICIAL VIDEO]
  8. Charli Is a HUGE Britney Spears Fan!

    She even describes two of the pop-star’s later tracks, “Gimme More” and “Piece of Me” as “genius.”
  9. She Told Off Eminem And Stood Up For Iggy Azalea

    Eminem is no stranger to controversy, but Charli shot back at the rapper for going too far on his song “Vegas” with what sounds like a threat against Iggy Azalea.
  10. She's In The Fast Lane, From LA To Tokyo

    As a "thank you" to her supporters in Japan, Charli has showed off her impressive linguistic skills and recorded Japanese versions of her songs 'Break The Rules' and 'Boom Clap'.
  11. She Never Cuts Her Hair

    Charli has said in the past she's had only had 3-4 haircuts in her entire life!
  12. She Predicted That Zayn Malik Would Be The First Person To Leave One Direction!

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