Charlotte Emma Aitchison, English born on August 2, 1992, started at the age of 14 to write her first songs, using Charli XCX as her stage name. In 2008, she recorded an album entitled '14', which was sold at shows, but was not officially released.
Charli XCX continued to release singles and mixtapes. Her first official album, True Romance, came out in 2013, and was well received by critics.
Associated with styles such as dance-pop, pop punk, electropop and hyperpop, Charli XCX has influences from artists such as Siouxsie and the Banshees, Kate Bush, Spice Girls, Britney Spears, Weezer and Ramones.
In June 2014, Charli XCX released the single "Boom Clap", a song that entered the soundtrack of the film "The Fault in Our Stars" and on the singer's third album, 'Sucker', released in December of the same year. In 2017, she released two mixtapes: Number 1 Angel and Pop 2.
In May 2020, the singer released How I'm Feeling Now, an album produced over a six-week period during the COVID-19 pandemic. She returned in 2022 with Crash.