Charli XCX Accepts Hitmaker Honor: 'Really Cool' To Be at Event 'Where Over Half the People in the Room Have Vaginas'

Austin Hargrave
Charli XCX photographed on May 18, 2014 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Hayley Williams was thrilled to introduce Charli XCX, who accepted the Hitmaker Honor at the Billboard Women in Music event Friday (Dec. 12). 

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"I for one am so excited to hear a girl on the radio who sings poppy songs with a real punk edge," Williams noted as she congratulated an excited Charli XCX.

Charli XCX took her moment on the stage to make a point about the amount of women in the music industry.

 

 

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Charli XCX also noted what the honor meant to her: "To be recognized for my work as a songwriter is really incredible because that's something i care about so much. ... It's been fabulous and f---ing wild. Every single woman in this room is so incredible."