We praised Charli XCX's latest bubblegum pop creation, Pop 2, for its dreamy, hairbrush microphone-inspiring sentiment. As its title suggests, the album is pure, crystallized pop music. Charli sees classic 2000s-era pop from a modern lens, but Pop 2 truly sparkles in its carefully curated group of collaborators. Here are some of our favorite features for you to check out:

Kim Petras (@kimpetras)

German pop star

As heard on: "Unlock it"

Makes: Sunny-n-sweet pop

Our favorite song: "I Don't Want It All"

Related | Kim Petras: Most Likely to Dominate the Pop Charts


Dorian Electra (@dorianelectra)

Texas singer, songwriter, and performance artist

As heard on: "Femmebot"

Makes: Funky, synthy, status quo-questioning dance jams

Our favorite song: "Drag"


CupcakKe (@cupcakkeafreakk)

Viral Chicago rapper

As heard on: "I Got It"

Makes: Dirty rap about everything from S&M to social issues and personal struggle

Our favorite song: "LGBT"

Related | Beautiful People: CupcakKe Deserves to Rule the World

Pabllo Vittar (@pabllovittar)

Brazilian singer and drag queen

As heard on: "I Got It"

Makes: Radio-ready Latin pop

Our favorite song: "K.O."


Alma (@cyberalma)

Finnish singer/songwriter

As heard on: "Out Of My Head"

Makes: Pop ballads with soul

Our favorite song: "Dye My Hair"


Brooke Candy (@brookecandy)

Singer-stylist-artist extraordinaire

As heard on: "I Got It"

Makes: Music that doesn't settle into one genre

Our favorite song: "Volcano"

Related | Welcome to the Feral, Freaky World of Brooke Candy

Photo via Charli XCX

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