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Lady Gaga and Belvedere Vodka Celebrate Artpop Album Launch At Annabel’s

Last night, Lady Gaga and Belvedere Vodka, returned to Annabel’s for an intimate performance of songs from the Grammy® Award-winning artist’s new album ARTPOP, released in November. In 2011, the music and fashion icon held a similar private performance to launch Born This Way and both Belvedere Vodka and Annabel’s were thrilled to welcome her back.

To celebrate the launch of the chart-topping album ARTPOP and the third anniversary ofBelvedere Vodka’s partnership with (RED), Lady Gaga performed new tracks in front of an intimate crowd at one of London’s most prestigious member’s clubs, Annabel’s. The event supported the (BELVEDERE)RED Special Edition bottle which raises proceeds for the Global Fund, the world’s leading financier of programs to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa.

Lady Gaga performed ARTPOP, Poker Face, Dope and Do What U Want tracks, three from her new album, for the many VIP guests in attendance including Adele, Sting and Trudie Styler, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emma Watson Bar Rafaeli, Douglas Booth, Eddie Redmayne, Jessie J, Chelsea Davy, Boris Becker, Bryan Ferry, Hayley Atwell, Michael McIntyre, Emile Sande, Tinie Tempah, Christopher Kane, Natalie Massenet, Arizona Muse, Richard E Grant, Philip Treacy, Suki Waterhouse, Sally Greene, Nicky Haslam, Irina Ambromavich, James Blunt & Sofia Wellesley.

Throughout the evening guests enjoyed Belvedere specialty cocktails and following Lady Gaga’s performance, rising pop star, Charli XCX, entertained guests with a special DJ set that carried on into the early morning hours.

“I think it is very important to join the fight against Aids and HIV and think it is wonderful that belvedere and Annabel’s are supporting and had this event this evening,” says Lady Gaga. “The more we can educate people the more we control the problem. I think it is really wonderful they are involved and think all major corporations should join the fight.”

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CHARLI XCX, New video "SuperLove" plus US Tour Dates

21-year-old Charlotte Aitchison (aka Charli XCX) reveals a new video for her single ‘SuperLove’ out December 1st on Asylum UK/Atlantic —peep video here—shot during a whirlwind trip to Japan, filmed in Tokyo’s famous Robot Restaurant, involving a run-in with a local bike gang. “SuperLove” takes inspiration from female-fronted bands from the 80’s such as The Waitresses, Bow Wow Wow, and the French Ye-Ye scene from the early 60’s—and sees her fronting girl power in true Charli fashion, allowing a taste of what’s to come from LP 2, which will be released in 2014.

“SuperLove is a song about running away and falling in love with someone and it being really dangerous and bad for you but still amazing, romantic and wonderful. SuperLove is the best drug and this song is about overdosing on it and falling in real deep”—Charli XCX

Meanwhile, Charli prepares to embark on her first ever North American headline tour, backed by an all-new female band, kicking off on October 27th at Life Is Beautiful Festival in Las Vegas, NV—. Purchase tickets via: http://tixx1.artistarena.com/charlixcx/. Tour support includes LA indie rockers Kitten (Elektra Records), LIZ (Mad Decent), and UK-based producer and DJ, TWIN iDol, whom she collaborated with on a vibey remix of UK/Basque-based Crystal Fighters’ “Wave” out now via Beatport and October 8th on all other digital service providers.

All in a year’s work—Charli wrote her first #1 single ‘I Love It’ for Swedish duo Icona Pop, which has gone on to sell over 6 million copies worldwide; released her breakthrough debut album “TRUE ROMANCE” (via IAMSOUND) to rave reviews, including a ‘Best New Music’ mark from Pitchfork; toured in arenas and soon embarks on a full North American headline tour (see full itinerary and rescheduled dates below). Meanwhile Charli is vigorously working on her sophomore album. Charli has been working with and for the world’s top writers and artists including Naughty Boy,Benny Blanco, Britney Spears and Rita Ora. Her publishing was signed by Rihanna/Beyonce mega-producersStarGate. She is also featured on US hip hop artist Danny Brown’s new record ‘Old’ on track ‘Float On’, which she co-wrote with him after he rapped on a remix of her song ‘What I Like’. Stay tuned for more!

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Icona Pop Album ‘This Is.’ To Be Released On 28th October 2013

THIS IS. ICONA POP, the highly anticipated debut album from the Swedish pop sensations, is set for release on 28 October via Atlantic Records/Record Company Ten. The album features the duo’s hit No. 1 single ‘I Love It’ featuring Charli XCX, along with many new tracks destined to dictate your playlists upon first listen.

The second single to be taken from the album will be ‘All Night’ which is set for release on 13 October.

Having sold over half a million copies since its release last month, I Love It has dominated the UK charts, radio and TV and in its first week of release sold over 124,000 copies, knocking Robin Thicke off the No. 1 spot. This past year has been a whirlwind for Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo and now they’re about to embark on their first headline US tour which will see them tour the country for two months before hitting the UK to support Katy Perry at the iTunes Festival on 30 September and then back again on the 9 October for a very special one-off show at London’s XOYO to celebrate the release of their debut album.

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CHARLI XCX Announces North American Headline Tour Which Kicks Off In Las Vegas

After two smash performances on the BBC Radio 1 Dance stage at Reading & Leeds Festivals overseas last week, the 21-year-old Charlotte Aitchison (aka Charli XCX) reveals the revised routing for her first ever proper North American headline tour—which includes a handful of new dates in Seattle and Washington, DC. All previously purchased tickets will be honoured and most dates are available now for purchase viahttp://tixx1.artistarena.com/charlixcx/.

Charli confesses, “I’m excited. I think these shows are going to be the best shows I’ve ever done. I’ve got THAT feeling. It’s weird.” And will be taking out support acts on select dates including: LA-based indie rock band Kitten(Elektra Records), LIZ (Mad Decent), and UK-based producer and DJ, TWIN iDol, whom she collaborated with on a vibey remix of UK/Basque-based Crystal Fighters’ “Wave” out on September 23rd via Beatport and October 8th on all other digital service providers.

So far, it’s been a dashing year for indie icon Charli XCX—releasing her breakthrough debut album “TRUE ROMANCE” (via IAMSOUND) to rave reviews, including a ‘Best New Music’ mark from Pitchfork; having written her first double-platinum selling track, ‘I Love It’ for Swedish duo Icona Pop, and now a major touring schedule across both sides of the pond (see full itinerary below). On top of that, Charli is in the studio writing and working on her sophomore album, so stay tuned for more music soon!

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Icona Pop Gear Up To Release Much Anticipated Debut Album, September 24th

As Icona Pop gear up for their debut album release, ‘THIS IS…ICONA POP” on September 24th, and continue to tour North America this summer, the duo reveal a new collaboration titled ‘My Party’ featuring one of their favorite New York rapper/performers Zebra Katz, recorded after meeting during SXSW in Austin, TX earlier this year.

Today, the track listing was also revealed for “THIS IS…Icona Pop”— their debut LP coming via Artist Company TEN / Big Beat / Atlantic, will feature well known hits including ‘I Love It (featuring Charli XCX)’, their current single ‘All Night’, ‘Girlfriend’, ‘We Got The World’ as well as 6 previously unheard tracks ‘In The Stars’, ‘On A Roll’, ‘Just Another Night’, ‘Hold On’, ‘Light Me Up’, and ‘Then We Kiss’.

In other news, Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt continue to make U.S. chart history with their smash single ‘I Love It featuring Charli XCX’. The track, has now been officially RIAA Certified Double Platinum, selling more than 2 million copies in the United States alone, and recently knocked Robin Thicke off of the #1 position in the UK Charts.

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Charli Xcx Confirmed To Support Paramore On Their UK Arena Tour September 2013

21-year-old Charlotte Aitchison aka Charli XCX is pleased to announce that she’ll be supporting US rock trio Paramore on their upcoming UK arena headline tour in September, which will include two dates at London’s Wembley Arena. Unfortunately, this means that Charli has had to postpone her upcoming US September headline tour until October/November.

Charli commented: “I’m very happy to have been asked to support Paramore on their UK tour. I’ve never really done shows in the UK outside of London before so it’s going to be something different and kind of scary for me. Of course I am really, truly so so sorry to everyone who got tickets to my US shows, as now I will have to reschedule those dates and I hate the fact that I will have let lots of people down. It’s weird, I always feel strangely at home when I play shows in America and the fans I have out there are literally the best, most killer fans in the world. I’m upset that you guys are going to be disappointed and annoyed at me, as I really did have big things planned for this tour, so it’s very sad. I’m working really hard to reschedule the dates right now and all I can promise you is that the shows will be even bigger and better than anything I’ve ever done before.”

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