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Icona Pop Bio

Jun 28, 2013

The Swedish duo Icona Pop hit North America by storm this past year. Learn more about the pair in their Kidzworld bio.

Dynamic Duo

Icona Pop is made up of Caroline Hjekt and Aino Jawo. The duo got combined forces after meeting at a party in 2009. They immediately clicked and realized they had similar musical tastes and goals. Within a month of meeting they began to make music and start performing together.

Festival Favorites

They began to grow their fan base by making many live appearances in Sweden and other parts of Europe.  In 2012 they went on a festival tour and performed at multiple festivals including Summerburst. In November 2012 Icona Pop released their first full-length album.

Girls

Icona Pop grew in popularity in Europe but still hadn’t broken through mainstream radio in North America. But, all of that changed when their song “I Love It” was played in an episode of Lena Dunham’s TV show Girls. The song became an instant anthem for single girls everywhere.

Icona Pop are from Sweden
Icona Pop are from Sweden
Courtesy of Icona Pop

Did You Know?

  • Icona Pop toured with the band Passion Pit
  • Their song “I Love It” has also been featured on The Vampire Diaries, Glee and Dancing with the Stars
  • The girls lived in London, England for a while
  • Caroline and Aino met through a mutual friend

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squirky

squirky wrote:

i love 'love it' u want me down on earth but im up in space IDC ...I♥ it
commented: Fri Mar 07, 2014

JennyD

JennyD wrote:

I love it is the best. I watch glee and vampire diaries but didn't see it
commented: Mon Nov 25, 2013

swaggerboy878

swaggerboy878 wrote:

are they lesbians?
commented: Mon Oct 21, 2013

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