‘Barbie’ Movie’s ‘Speed Drive’ by Charlie XCX Music Video Coming

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Charlie XCX made the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time in 8 years with her song ‘Speed Drive’, from “Barbie” movie, and there is allegedly a music video on the way.

Charli XCX in her music video for 'Hot in It'.
Charli XCX in her music video for ‘Hot in It’. (Credit: Warner Music Group)


One of the biggest stars within the last decade has been none other than Charli XCXThe pop princess soared through the charts alongside Icona Pop with 2012’s hit ‘I Love It’. Now Charli is reaching the top of the charts yet again thanks to “Barbie”.

Fans may be able to expect a new music video coming soon, but first here’s a quick look at how Charlie went from zero to hero.

Charli XCX’s Rise to Fame

Charli XCX attends the 2023 Royal Academy of Arts Summer Preview Party at Royal Academy of Arts.
LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 06: Charli XCX attends the 2023 Royal Academy of Arts Summer Preview Party at Royal Academy of Arts on June 06, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Joe Maher/Getty Images)


Charli XCX’s birth name is Charlotte Emma Atchison. She was born in the UK and raised in Start Hill, Essex. Growing up, XCX took inspiration from young women pop stars, such as Britney Spears and the Spice Girls.


Charli eventually got discovered after posting her music on MySpace, where she gradually grew a social media following. A promoter found XCX’s account and invited her to perform at warehouse raves. From there, the star only grew her fanbase even more. After blowing up with Icona Pop, Charli XCX continued to release hit tracks like ‘Boom Clap‘, ‘Boys’, and ‘Break the Rules’. The star currently has five studio albums released. ‘Boom Clap’ notably appeared on the soundtrack for “The Fault In Our Stars.”

Charli XCX performs onstage at the "Thrive With Pride" Concert.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 10: Charli XCX performs onstage at the “Thrive With Pride” Concert with Charli XCX, hosted by LA Pride and Tik-Tok, on June 10, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)


The XCX  in the singer’s stage name is an acronym for ‘Kiss Charlie Kiss’, which was Atchison’s MSN username in the early 2000s. But Charlie has since long surpassed her start in the Y2K era, most recently proving so with her track ‘Speed Drive’ for the “Barbie” movie.

The ‘Speed Drive’ Music Video

‘Spreed Drive’ is being hailed by fans as easily one of the catchiest tracks from the “Barbie” movie soundtrack. Now, listeners can get excited for a new music video from the star featuring a bright pink convertible in true Barbie fashion.

Photos were leaked from the set of the music video on August 2, much to Charli stans’ delight. Twitter users reacted to the news online, like this user who wrote, “Oh it’ll be rising on the charts.”


Another user summed up most fans’ sentiments by adding, “queen is queening out actually.”

It is still unknown when exactly the music video will drop, but many suspect fans will hear from Charli XCX with news soon.

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