New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Charli XCX has unveiled two new tracks - "Focus
" and "No Angel
"! Loveable pop anthems "Focus
" and "No Angel
" are the follow-ups to Charli's trap-infused, comeback track "5 In The Morning" (official video), released last month. Firm fan favourite "Focus
" is produced by Charli's long-time collaborator A.G. Cook alongside Jack and Coke and was debuted at Arizona's FORM Festival in May. "No Angel
" is produced by Invisible Men (ZAYN, Iggy Azalea) with additional production from SOPHIE.
Charli's increased musical output points to an exciting year ahead of the highly-acclaimed pop innovator as she is set to release a constant flow of music over the coming months. Since its unveiling in May, "5 In The Morning" has entered playlists across the world and has exceeded 6 million streams in just a few weeks.
Joining the dots between the margins and the mainstream, XCX has leant her vocals on an array of brilliant tracks over the past few months and solidified her stature as one of the most in-demand collaborators on the global pop scene. She currently features on Rita Ora's "Girls
" alongside Cardi B
and Bebe Rexha; Tove Lo's "Bitches" with Alma, Icona Pop
and Elliphant; as well as Lil Xan's "Moonlight
" - the latter was unveiled last week.
Over the course of her remarkable career, Charli XCX
has earnt critical acclaim across the globe for not only her forward-thinking musical output, but her refreshing entrepreneurial spirit that has seen her carve her own lane on the global pop circuit. Video director, singer, songwriter, documentary maker, radio host and record label boss; there's nothing the British 25-year-old can't turn her hand to. Charlotte
Aitchison, aka Charli XCX, is fast becoming one of the hottest creators of her generation and is the award-winning talent behind the multi-platinum and global No.1's "Fancy
" and "I Love It
" and the UK Top 10 "Boom Clap
". In 2017, she bookended the year with her ground-breaking, critically-acclaimed mixtapes 'Number 1 Angel' and 'Pop 2', featured on David
Guetta and Afrojack's
global smash "Dirty Sexy Money
" and released her standout summer crush anthem "Boys". On the latter, Charli took full creative control across casting, directing and producing the accompanying official video, which not only saw her flip the traditional male gaze on its head, but featured an all-star male cast including Stormzy, Mark Ronson, Diplo, Joe Jonas, Brendon Urie, will.i.am, Riz Ahmed + more, with Charli XCX
hailed as a paragon of progressiveness off the back of its release.
Charli has won multiple awards including 2 x Sesac Songwriter of the Year Awards, 2 x Billboard Awards & 1 x YouTube Music
Award, alongside nominations at the GRAMMY's, BRIT Awards and MTV EMA's. Not to mention the studio time she's commanded with the likes of Blondie, Selena
Gomez[Charli co-wrote her U.S. No.1"Same Old Love
"], Gwen Stefani, Benny Blanco, David
Guetta, Zara Larsson, Khalid
and Diplo, as well as recently taking the reigns as co-executive producer on the forthcoming debut album from Finnish rising star, Alma.