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We’re two days removed from the Super Bowl and — more importantly, at least for the purposes of this column — the Super Bowl halftime show, in which many, many people will work very hard to make a terrible, corny spectacle happen. The halftime show will doubtless be more explosive and brain-searing than all of… More »

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. A figure from this country’s past, one who represents our culture’s basest instincts and poorest taste, has somehow bounced back from relative obscurity and risen to a new level of… More »

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 fizzy, dancehall-inflected beat. But before the producers got their hands on “Sorry,” its basic parts were manifested by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter, the subjects of a recent New YorkMore »

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Hear SOPHIE Debut Three Charli XCX Collaborations At POP CUBE

The highlight of SOPHIE's night-closing set at PC Music's POP CUBE event, which was part of the Red Bull Music Academy Festival, over the weekend…
James Rettig | May 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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Giorgio Moroder – “Diamonds” (Feat. Charli XCX)

Giorgio Moroder's big comeback looks like it's shaping up to be quite an album. We've already heard massive 74 Is The New 24 contributions from…
James Rettig | May 4, 2015 - 8:47 am
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Watch Carmada Play “On Fire” With Charli XCX On Triple J

Carmada are an Australian dance duo who are making some noise out in the world with their single "On Fire." And in a recent live-in-studio…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2015 - 9:18 am

Charli XCX & Bleachers Announce Charli & Jack Do America Tour

Charli XCX and Jack Antonoff's Bleachers each siphon dark-tinged but eminently likable pop-rock from the never-ending '80s, and they've already proved their compatibility when they…
Chris DeVille | April 21, 2015 - 12:32 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If you were some kind of underground artist making a video this week, it was hard to compete. A few big stars on big labels…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2015 - 12:35 pm
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Britney Spears Will Cover Suzanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner” On Giorgio Moroder’s Déjà Vu

Giorgio Moroder might be 74, but following a huge guest appearance on Daft Punk's Random Access Memories, he's back in the game with a vengeance.
Caitlin White | April 16, 2015 - 11:18 am
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Ty Dolla $ign – “Drop That Kitty” (Feat. Charli XCX & Tinashe) Video

Ty Dolla $ign has released a video for his single "Drop That Kitty," featuring guest performers Tinashe and Charli XCX. Considering the fact that Charli…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2015 - 4:02 pm

Watch Charli XCX Do “Famous” And “Drop That Kitty” With Ty Dolla $ign & Tinashe At The MTV Movie Awards

Last night, Charli XCX performance at the MTV Movie Awards for the first time. She started off with her new Sucker single "Famous," and looked…
James Rettig | April 13, 2015 - 8:16 am

Preview Major Lazer’s TV Series Which Will Feature Charli XCX, Ezra Koenig, & RiFF RAFF

Coinciding with the release of their third album Peace Is The Mission, EDM-dancehall purveyors Major Lazer are getting their own TV show through FXX's new…
Caitlin White | April 1, 2015 - 10:02 am

Charli XCX – “Famous” Video (Dir. Eric Wareheim)

Charli XCX's video for the new wave banger "Famous" is part of the new slew of clips being released today as part of the YouTube…
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2015 - 1:42 pm
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YouTube Music Awards Returning With New Videos From Charli XCX, Migos, Shamir

On 3/23, YouTube will drop 15 exclusive new videos from artists of varying levels of notoriety, among them Migos, Charli XCX, Shamir, Cahoots, Ed Sheeran,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 2, 2015 - 10:31 am

Ty Dolla $ign – “Drop That Kitty” (Feat. Charli XCX & Tinashe)

Ty Dolla $ign recruited Charli XCX and Tinashe -- two of the biggest up-and-comers in the game -- for his new single, "Drop That Kitty."
James Rettig | February 17, 2015 - 9:01 am
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Hear Charli XCX & Questlove’s Cover Of Deee-Lite’s “Groove Is In The Heart” In New Target Ad

Charli XCX and Questlove have teamed up for a cover of Deee-lite's '90s classic "Groove Is In The Heart" that's featured in a new ad…
James Rettig | February 15, 2015 - 6:38 pm
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Watch Charli XCX Sing “Doing It” On Graham Norton

It would have been amazing if Charli XCX performed at the Grammys this year. Unfortunately, that didn't happen (maybe next year?), but Charli's been making…
James Rettig | February 13, 2015 - 7:43 pm
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Hear Charli XCX’s Punk Cover Of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off”

Charli XCX exists in the major-label pop universe these days, posing for photos at industry events with Sam Smith or Taylor Swift and showing up…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2015 - 9:01 am
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Charli XCX – “Break The Rules” (Phantogram Remix)

Charli XCX's killer sophomore album, Sucker, came out at the tail end of last year, but she still managed to dominate most of 2014 with…
Caitlin White | February 4, 2015 - 4:54 pm

Watch Charli XCX Dance With A Goofy Pink Cow On Kimmel

Charli XCX went for a Western theme on her Jimmy Kimmel performance last night, donning some ridiculously fun leopard-print pants and dancing onstage alongside a…
James Rettig | February 4, 2015 - 9:17 am

Hear Charli XCX’s New Japanese Versions Of “Boom Clap” & “Break The Rules”

Because of some weird label stuff, Charli XCX's Sucker doesn't officially come out in most places overseas for a few more weeks, almost two months…
James Rettig | January 28, 2015 - 8:43 am
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Charli XCX – “Doing It (A. G. Cook Remix)” (Feat. Rita Ora)

PC Music ringleader A. G. Cook has given his own spin on Charli XCX's new Sucker single "Doing It," which just got a rad Thelma
James Rettig | January 22, 2015 - 10:25 am
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Charli XCX – “Doing It” (Feat. Rita Ora) Video

Charli XCX has shared a music video for her next Sucker single "Doing It," which is one of the best tracks on a stacked album,…
James Rettig | January 20, 2015 - 12:45 pm
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