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The Week In Pop

Feat. Who? Meet The Chart-Climbing Guest Singers Vying To Become Actual Pop Stars

Sometimes pop stars come at you from the side. There are many routes to mainstream music celebrity: Hitting it big on social media…
Chris DeVille | August 18, 2016 - 11:39 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

All of the music videos on this week's list come from women or, in one case, a band with one man in it. I don't…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2016 - 4:39 pm

The Week In Pop

Their Name Is Jonas: The Surprising Post-Disney Success Of Brothers Joe And Nick

Once upon a time there was a band called the Jonas Brothers. They were called that because they were three brothers, and their last name…
Chris DeVille | April 14, 2016 - 3:51 pm

More Charli XCX stories

HAIM, Pusha T, Charli XCX + SOPHIE Playing Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days In LA 2016

Red Bull Sound Select is returning to Los Angeles for a third year for their 30 Days In LA event series, which takes place at…
James Rettig | September 13, 2016 - 10:05 am

Watch Charli XCX & Tinashe Do “Drop That Kitty” Live For The First Time

Though it's not the "Superlove"/"Superlove" mashup we've been hoping for here at Stereogum, Charli XCX and Tinashe linked up to perform their co-feature on…
Collin Robinson | September 6, 2016 - 1:24 pm

RAYE – “I, U, Us” Video (Dir. Charli XCX)

Raye is an 18-year-old singer out of South London who's been seriously impressing some seriously impressive people. "Tell Me," one of the songs on her…
Peter Helman | August 13, 2016 - 1:49 pm

Watch Charli XCX Debut New Song “Bounce” At PC Music’s Pop City

Last night, the pop-music experimentalists of PC Music threw themselves a big party during Red Bull Music Academy, which they called Pop City, at the…
Tom Breihan | July 21, 2016 - 9:40 am

Watch Kurt Vile & Win Butler Cover David Bowie At VICE’s NewFront Party

Tonight, Vice are throwing an afterparty at NYC's Pier 59 Studios to celebrate their Digital Content NewFront. During the event, Kurt Vile played Lou Reed's…
Peter Helman | May 6, 2016 - 9:42 pm

Charli XCX, Johnny Marr, Sia, Albert Hammond Jr Contribute To New Blondie Album

Sia, Charli XCX, Johnny Marr, and Albert Hammond Jr have all written songs for the forthcoming Blondie album, FACT reports. Blondie co-founder Chris Stein told…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 6, 2016 - 10:21 am

Charli XCX – “Explode”

When you think about it, hasn't Charli XCX spent her entire career making music designed to help wrathful cartoon birds destroy elaborate structures? I mean,…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2016 - 9:05 am

Charli XCX – “Vroom Vroom” Video

UK pop diva Charli XCX has been trying to give her sound a complete makeover, a much edgier, audacious, more overtly seductive one. Her four-track…
Collin Robinson | April 22, 2016 - 1:37 pm

Charli XCX – “No Fun” (The Stooges Cover)

Give Charli XCX this: She is brave. How many other chirpy pop singers would be willing to take on a volcanic canonical punk rock classic?
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2016 - 8:59 am

Charli XCX Cast In The Angry Birds Movie

Charli XCX has been cast in The Angry Birds Movie, the upcoming animated feature film based on the popular video game franchise. As Pitchfork points…
Peter Helman | April 2, 2016 - 5:29 pm

Charli XCX Reinvents Her Pop With A Whole New Set At SXSW

The last time I saw Charli XCX was in October 2014 in New York. Sucker had recently been delayed from that month to December of…
Ryan Leas | March 18, 2016 - 6:01 pm

Charli XCX Responds To Complaint From Poor Man’s Charli XCX Marina & The Diamonds

Charli XCX has toured with fellow UK pop force Marina And The Diamonds, and the two recorded the 2013 song "Just Desserts" together. This is…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2016 - 10:33 am

Stream Charli XCX Vroom Vroom EP

Earlier this week, UK pop queen Charli XCX announced the impending release of her new Vroom Vroom EP. It's the first release on Vroom Vroom…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2016 - 9:10 am

Charli XCX – “Paradise” (Feat. Hannah Diamond)

Just yesterday, Charli XCX announced that she'd release a new EP at the end of this week and shared a final version of "Vroom Vroom"
James Rettig | February 24, 2016 - 4:40 pm

Charli XCX – “Trophy”

Charli XCX will release a new EP at the end of this week with four new tracks (including "Vroom Vroom," which she first played a…
James Rettig | February 23, 2016 - 12:42 pm

Watch Charli XCX Debut Andrew Wyatt Collab “Too Many Omens” At MoMA PS1

UPDATE: A representative for Charli XCX tells us that this is not a new Charli track that will appear on the upcoming album, but instead…
James Rettig | February 16, 2016 - 2:49 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We're two days removed from the Super Bowl and -- more importantly, at least for the purposes of this column -- the Super Bowl halftime
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2016 - 12:03 pm

Charli XCX Gives LP3 Update: “This Album Could Change The Sound Of Pop Music”

On Instagram last week, UK pop queen Charli XCX wrote that she'd finish recording her new album, the follow-up to 2014's Sucker, "next week." If…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2016 - 1:31 pm

Mr. Oizo – “Hand In The Fire” (Feat. Charli XCX) Video

Back in 1999, "Flat Beat," an infernally catchy track from the French dance producer Mr. Oizo, topped charts all over the world. Part of its…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2016 - 12:59 pm

The Week In Pop

(Panic! At The) Disco Sucks

Pray for America. In the early weeks of 2016, a disturbing development has come to pass that exposes some dark truths about the US population.
Chris DeVille | January 28, 2016 - 3:40 pm

HBO’s Vinyl To Feature New Songs From Iggy Pop And Chris Cornell, Theme By Sturgill Simpson

The new Martin Scorsese, Terence Winter and Mick Jagger-produced HBO series Vinyl will premiere on 2/14, and though we've already seen several trailers for the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 15, 2016 - 10:02 am

The Week In Pop

The Stalled-Out Pop Stars Who Hit It Big Behind The Scenes

The #1 song in America this week is "Sorry" by Justin Bieber. Much has been written about Skrillex and BloodPop's role in crafting the track's…
Chris DeVille | January 14, 2016 - 1:21 pm

The Week In Pop

The 2016 State Of Pop Address

The US president's annual State Of The Union address is always a loaded subject because no one can agree exactly what state the union is…
Chris DeVille | January 7, 2016 - 1:54 pm

Mr Oizo – “Hand In The Fire” (Feat. Charli XCX)

Charli XCX has been teasing a song with French electronic producer Mr. Oizo for a few weeks now, and it's finally here: It's called "Hand…
James Rettig | December 10, 2015 - 3:14 pm

Watch Charli XCX’s Documentary About Feminism And The Music Business

Over the summer, while she was touring in support of last year's Sucker and playing festivals like Glastonbury and Lollapalooza, Charli XCX filmed a 42-minute…
Peter Helman | November 24, 2015 - 11:18 pm

Lawrence Rothman – “Oz Vs. Eden” (With Charli XCX) Video

The last we heard from Los Angeles weird auteur Lawrence Rothman, he was "California Paranoia" with Angel Olsen. As with that song, new single "Oz…
James Rettig | October 29, 2015 - 10:32 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We published our 50 Best New Bands of 2015 list this week, which is exciting! We love to debate things here at the 'Gum, and…
Stereogum | October 23, 2015 - 3:48 pm
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