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Charli Xcx Proves Critics Wrong

24th July 2014

Charli XCX feels she's ''proved people wrong'' after scoring a huge hit with 'Fancy'.The 21-year-old singer - who provides the chorus on the song - says she and rapper Iggy Azalea have had the last...

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Icona Pop: 'Miley Cyrus Is Not A Party Girl'

28th May 2014

Miley Cyrus is a hard-working pop star who never parties before her shows, according to her tour mates Icona Pop.The Swedish duo has been performing with the singer on the European leg of her Bangerz...

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Ceelo Green And Pixie Lott To Play V Festival

22nd April 2014

CeeLo Green, Pixie Lott and Tinie Tempah have been added to the bill for this year's V Festival. The acts will join Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Childish Gambino, John Martin, Vance Joy and Chloe Howl, who will...

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Ultra Music Festival 2014: The Weekend Event's Most Memorable Moments

By Holly Williams | 31st March 2014

Ultra Music Festival turned out to be a bit of a rollercoaster of a weekend for everyone this year but, as usual, it's been three days of some of the most explosive electronic acts of...

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Icona Pop Landed Girls Spot After Rihanna Said No To Producers

14th January 2014

Pop duo Icona Pop have Rihanna to thank for the U.S. success of their I Love It hit last year (13) - the producers of cult show Girls had to use their song in a...

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Katy Perry Announces Plans For 2014 'Prism' UK Tour

By Joe Wilde | 19th November 2013

Katy Perry will bring her Prism tour to the UK next year, announcing the dates for her upcoming shows through her official Twitter page yesterday (18 Nov.). The UK dates are the first to be...

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Katy Perry Announces Icona Pop Wil Join Her Prism Tour

18th November 2013

Katy Perry has announced Icona Pop will be joining her on tour.The 'Roar' singer took to Twitter this morning (18.11.13) to release the dates of her 'Prismatic World Tour' and confirmed the Swedish duo as...

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Eminem's Mmlp2 Is 2013'S Second Biggest Debut, Beaten By The 20/20 Experience

By Lauren James | 13th November 2013

Eminem's eagerly awaited album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, is one of the highest ranking albums of the year when it comes to debut sales. Since its release last week, the rapper's new album has...

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The Things They Tweet: 3950634

13th November 2013

"So Excited to announce we're joining @MileyCyrus on her #Bangerz tour! Get ready to dance with all of us soon!" Swedish duo Icona Pop have been picked to support Miley Cyrus on her upcoming tour....

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Tinie Tempah To Play At Bbc Radio 1 Teen Awards

30th September 2013

Tinie Tempah, Jessie J and former 'X Factor' winner James Arthur have been announced as the performers at the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards. The trio of artists will be joined by Fall Out Boy,...

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Laneway Festival 2013 Makes Its Long-awaited Us Debut In Detroit

By Holly Williams | 18th September 2013

The St. Jerome's Laneway Festival 2013 made its US debut as it hit Detroit over the weekend, bringing a hell of a lot of fun Sunday, September 15th 2013.Musical celebrations kicked off marvellously with 7,500...

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Get Ready For The Second Half Of London's 2013 Star-filled Itunes Festival

By Holly Williams | 11th September 2013

We're almost halfway through an incredible 30-day iTunes Festival with some legendary shows still to come from the likes of Elton John, Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry.One of London's most fabulous concert venues, The Roundhouse,...

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Icona Pop Postpone Dates As Aino Jawo Falls Ill

29th August 2013

Pop duo Icona Pop have scrapped a string of North American dates to allow singer Aino Jawo time to recover from an undisclosed illness.Upcoming shows in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Vancouver and Seattle have been...

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Charli Xcx Writes Song For Britney Spears

27th August 2013

Charli XCX has written a song for Britney Spears' new album.The singer-songwriter - who co-wrote and featured on Icona Pop's number one hit 'I Love It' earlier this year - was asked to submit a...

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Icona Pop: We Don't Make 'Ordinary' Pop

17th August 2013

Icona Pop are punk as well as pop. The Swedish duo had a huge hit across the world with 'I Love It' - which has been covered stars including Robin Thicke, Florence Welch and was...

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A Week In Music, We Catch Up With Diiv's Cole, Icky Blossoms Unveil Their Self-titled Album And Cookie Monster Shows Restraint In Icona Pop Cover

By Holly Williams | 7th August 2013

A week in music videos... We caught up with Brooklyn band Diiv last week as they are currently enjoying the 2013 festival season. Talking to lead member Cole, he explained just how different it was...

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Cookie Monster Covers Icona Pop's 'I Love It' In 'Me Want It (But Me Wait)' Song [Video]

By Lauren James | 6th August 2013

Cookie Monster, everyone's favourite cookie-loving, blue furred hedonist, has dropped the song and video for his latest track, 'Me Want It' (But Me Wait)' - cover of Swedish duo Icona Pop's recent hit 'I Love...

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Q. How Many UK No.1'S Does Jay-z Have? A. Less Than You Think

By Michael West | 15th July 2013

Incredibly, Jay-Z has landed his first ever UK number one album, with Magna Carta Holy Grail storming the chart and holding off Mumford & Sons and Rod Stewart. The rapper's previous highest-charting album was the...

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Icona Pop Wrote To Tupac's Mum For Sample Permission

8th July 2013

Swedish girl group Icona Pop reached out to Tupac Shakur's mother for permission to sample the late rapper's music in one of their songs.The I Love It hitmakers were determined to use a portion of...

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Icona Pop Can't Wait To Release Album

5th July 2013

Icona Pop feel like they've ''been in labour'' for four years with their album. The pop duo have had a huge hit across the world with 'I Love It', but promise spending so long writing...

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Icona Pop Reigning UK Singles Chart With 'I Love It Ft Charlie Xcx'

By Lauren James | 1st July 2013

Swedish electro-pop duo Icona Pop have snatched the UK chart top spot from Robin Thicke and his 'Blurred Lines' (ft. T.I., Pharrell) track that had been at No.1 for four weeks. According to the BBC,...

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Icona Pop Land First U.k. Number One Single

1st July 2013

Swedish Djs Icona Pop have taken the U.K. singles chart by storm with the release of their hit track I Love It.The collaboration with Charli Xcx earned the duo its first U.K. number one, bumping...

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Fascinating Fact: 3734605

26th June 2013

True Blood hunk Alexander Skarsgard and rapper Wyclef Jean were both in the audience at Icona Pop's gig in Sweden on Tuesday (25Jun13).

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The Things They Say: 3724330

18th June 2013

"We're both half-Finnish, so everywhere we go, we always ask, 'Do you have a sauna?'" Icona Pop stars Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo love to get their sweat on when they're not onstage.

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