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Ten Must Know Facts About Icona Pop

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Icona Pop is the latest pop sensation sweeping the country. They have a huge hit with I Love It that’s been heard everywhere. It’s heard in television commercials, tv shows, and movies and their album has been critically acclaimed. Though some people say they are a one-hit wonder, they’re trying to turn it around with All Night. Here are ten facts that you may not have known about Icona Pop.


• Icona Pop members include Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo


• They met at a party in 2009 and four weeks later had written songs together


• In 2012, they performed in a handful of festivals including performing at Stockholm Stadium


• Named one of 30 must see artists at South By Southwest by Fuse


• I Love It was featured in The Vampire Diaries, the HBO series Girls, and a commercial for the Samsung Galaxy S4


• Their debut album, Icona Pop, peaked at number 55 on the Swedish Albums Chart


• They won a Gaffa for Swedish Breakthrough of the Year


• Considered the Best Dressed Duo by Elle Gala


• Won P3 Gold for Song of the Year with I Love It


• Their song, All Night, is the theme song for game show The Million Second Quiz

 

Jonathan Silva is a graduate and current student at Full Sail University going for his Master's Degree in Journalism. When he isn't writing for film blogs like Get The Big Picture or listening to music, he's either watching movies or playing video games. His love for all things entertainment shine through in his writing.