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Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: Decisions Decisions... What Song Changed Your Mind?

Shelly Peiken | Posted 02.19.2015 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

Thank you Joni. Thank you Neil. Thank you Carpenters. Thank you Carly Simon. Thank you Santo and Johnny. Thanks to Music Supervisors who get it right. Thank you to everyone who wrote a song that changed my life or changed my mind.

Charli XCX Did A Pop-Punk Cover Of Taylor Swift

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment

Charli XCX appeared on BBC Radio 1 on Tuesday to perform her new single "Doing It" and a surprise cover of Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off." The Charli v...

Charli XCX Reveals Who She Wants To Kiss, Marry And Leave

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.27.2015 | Teen

When she’s not performing or putting out hit music, Charli XCX is choosing between Hollywood’s finest gents -- sort of. A radio show appearan...

Charli XCX Teams Up With Rita Ora For New Video, 'Doing It'

Posted 01.20.2015 | Celebrity

Charlie XCX released her latest video, "Doing It (ft. Rita Ora)," on Tuesday. Though brand new, Billboard has already tweeted that the video climbed t...

The Top 10 Workout Songs For January

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 03.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

The highlight of this month's workout music round-up is the balance it strikes between perennial favorites and relative newcomers. By veering between the two, the mix manages to send both familiar and fresh at the same time.

A-Sides: My Top 64 Pop Culture Moments of 2014

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.02.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

On a positive tip, Michael Keaton made a comeback, U2 released one of their best albums in decades (don't hate), and Chris Pratt became a movie star. On a downside, we lost way too many talented people this year from Robin Williams to Joan Rivers to Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Charli XCX's Sultry Backstreet Boys Cover Is The Ultimate #TBT

Posted 12.18.2014 | Teen

There's nothing like a little boy band nostalgia to bring you back to the days of Tamagotchis and glitter gel pens -- which is exactly what comes to m...

Charli XCX Performs 'Boom Clap' On 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.14.2014 | Entertainment

Charli XCX was featured as the musical guest on the most recent episode of "Saturday Night Live," in promotion of her sophomore album, "Sucker." The s...

Charli XCX Doesn't Care If You Think She's Cool

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.17.2014 | Teen

Sometimes, you just gotta break the rules. We learned that from Charli XCX, who has won over fans and famous musicians alike with her edgy flair and g...

Let's Revisit Charli XCX's Perfect MTV EMAs Performance

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment

Charli XCX performed "Boom Clap" and "Break the Rules" at Sunday's MTV European Music Awards in Glasgow, Scotland, and it was during the latter song t...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Kill Hannah's Mat Devine Unleashes His Inner Wrongchilde

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The press release (or pitch rather) for Wrongchilde's debut album Gold Blooded started out by saying it sounds "like a John Hughes soundtrack for Donn...

The Top 10 Workout Songs For October

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 12.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

On the whole, Top 40 tracks dominate this month's list. But, there should also be enough alternate versions -- plus some crossover hits from upstarts like Kongos and Echosmith -- to keep things interesting.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "All" In on Lucy Scholl; "Crash" into Shayna Leigh

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

In 1985, Annie Lennox/The Eurythmics and Aretha Franklin teamed up for the ultra-cheesy single "Sisters Are Doin' It For Themselves." It was meant to...

All The Songs That Were Better Than 'Fancy' This Summer

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 09.01.2014 | Entertainment

We are so sick of talking about "Fancy." It's not the song of the summer we deserve, but it's the one we got. Here's what should have dominated the ch...

Sasha Bronner

Look Who's Sitting Near Whom At The VMAs

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment

Remember when saving the seat next to you for your best friend on the first day of school? Well, pop stars aren't quite so lucky on one of music's big...

Listen To Charli XCX's Great New Song, 'Break The Rules'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment

As "Fancy" is further jammed down our throats as the song of summer -- and even covered by The Killers -- Charli XCX has emerged with an anthem all h...

Tiësto Curates Summer EDM Playlist for New Music Startup Bop.fm

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

If you're like me, your music collection is getting a bit stale, and you're looking for that awesome new song of the summer, right?

July's Best Workout Songs

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 09.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

No matter where your interests lie on the musical spectrum, there should be something for you. So, if you're looking for a few new tunes to liven up your summer workouts, this month's playlist will give you 10 great places to start.

Stop Listening To 'Fancy' And Start Listening To Charli XCX

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment

As it tops Billboard's Hot 100 for the seventh week in a row, Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" is set to be one of the longest female runs this decade. That, and...

Listen To A Song From The 'Fault In Our Stars' Soundtrack

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.11.2014 | Entertainment

Go ahead and reserve a space for Charli XCX's "Boom Clap" on your summer playlists. The track, which will appear on the soundtrack for "The Fault in O...

Telling the Stories of SXSW One Outfit At a Time

Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum | Posted 05.24.2014 | Style
Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum

Charli XCX told us all about how Baby Spice and Britney Spears has influenced her scrappy mall-goth look.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Charli XCX Gets "Real" on Lorde, Life, Biebs, and Being "in Charge"

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

A few weeks ago, Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter and overexposure for Lorde. OK, that latter statement isn't true but it certa...

Kia Makarechi

Rapper: Jay-Z's Album Sounds Like When Jordan 'Bought The Whole Team'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.15.2013 | Entertainment

Internet rapper extraordinaire Danny Brown is spending a lot of time listening to "Old," his forthcoming album on Fool's Gold. We haven't heard it, an...

How Female Indie Artists Are Redefining Pop Stardom

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 08.04.2013 | Entertainment
Oscar Raymundo

If a male artist goes from YouTube sensation to being courted by every major label, he is in charge. But if an emerging female artist gets asked to contribute to the Girls soundtrack, she must be a sell-out, a puppet, mangled to sell something the corporations already own.

review: Charli XCX, True Romance

Judah Joseph | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment
Judah Joseph

It's a damn shame that Charli XCX isn't a household name by now. Having written Icona Pop's "I Love It," Aitchison has positioned herself as an emerging British pop star.