Icona Pop


Icona Pop are a Swedish duo who were formed in 2009, with electro house, punk and indie pop music influences. The two members, Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo, who grew up in Stockholm, Sweden, wanted to create music which you can both laugh and cry with at the same time. They signed to TEN Music Group in 2009. In late 2010, their song Manners was featured on Kitsuné Maison Compilation 10. Manners was later released as their debut single in 2011. It managed to peak at number 15 on the US Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart. Manners was followed that year by their debut EP Nights Like This. They released their second EP the year after, titled Iconic EP. The 2012 EP included their hit single I Love It. The song was written by Patrik Berger, Linus Eklöw and Charlotte Aitchison (Charli XCX). The latter was also featured on the song, singing along with Icona Pop during the chorus. The duo's self titled debut album was released later that year. I Love It went to become one of the biggest hits by a Swedish artist since Roxette, with the song peaking at number 7 on the US Hot 100. In 2013, the duo's international debut album was released. Singles We Got The World and Girlfriend did not match up with the success of their predecessor, however the single All Night managed to get a gold certification in Canada and topped the US Dance chart. The last single from their debut era, Just Another Night, only charted on the US Dance chart. In 2014 Icona Pop toured heavily. They were opening acts for...

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