Icona Pop

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About Icona Pop

Swedish electro-pop duo Icona Pop blend electronic production with sweeping pop hooks on rousing dancefloor anthems like 2012's "I Love It.” • Singers Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo met at a party at Hjelt’s apartment in 2009. When the gathering moved to a nearby dance club, they bonded over tracks by Hot Chip and Robyn. • Icona Pop began writing songs and performing at parties in their native Sweden and in London and Paris before releasing their debut single, “Manners,” in 2011. • The duo’s breakthrough came in 2012 on their second single, “I Love It,” an international hit that reached the Top 10 on charts in 10 countries, including No. 1 in the UK • Featuring British pop singer Charli XCX, who cowrote the song, “I Love It” led off Icona Pop’s 2012 EP Iconic and also appeared on their self-titled full-length debut later the same year. • Icona Pop’s second album, 2013’s This Is … Icona Pop, reached No. 3 on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums chart in the US. • The duo has appeared on songs by the Dutch DJ Tiësto, the American dance-pop band Cobra Starship, and fellow Swedish pop singer Tove Lo. • In 2016, Icona Pop performed at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Stockholm on a bill that also included Sting and Halsey.

HOMETOWN
Stockholm, Sweden
FORMED
2009