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Billboard Explains: The Steady Success of Charli XCX

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Billboard’s Women In Music is honoring 2022 powerhouse Charli XCX. The singer first rose to fame in 2012 with some massive hits, and she’s continued her rise throughout the years. This is Billboard Explains the steady success of Charli XCX. Charli XCX has enjoyed some big hits on the Billboard Hot 100. She first burst on the Hot 100 in early 2013 with her hit “I Love It” alongside Icona Pop. It peaked at No. 7 in 2014. She had a big year with two Hot 100 hits: “Boom Clap,” which peaked at No. 8, and “Fancy” with Iggy Azalea, that song peaked at No. 1 and spent seven weeks at the top.

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She has five albums on the Billboard 200 including her second studio album Sucker, which reached No. 28 and her most recent EP Crash became her first top 10 album in 2022, peaking at No. 7 in 2023. Her first Hot 100 hit since 2015 was “Speed Drive” from the Barbie soundtrack.

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She hasn’t put out an album or EP since 2022 and we can’t wait to see what’s next for Charli XCX.

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