“The latest thing that I’ve been working on quietly is music. I went to the recording studio a few times to work on singing and it was on my terms, which was really nice,” Charli revealed during one of her confessionals. “As of right now, it’s just easier [not to tell anyone] because I trust myself and my parents that I keep it between just us. I even wanted to keep it from [sister] Dixie [D’Amelio].”
Keep reading for more details on Charli’s singing career.
Does Charli D’Amelio Have a Singing Career?
Charli shared her desire to release music during the first episode of The D’Amelio Show season 2. She continued to speak about making music as the season went on.
“I had been talking about singing for a while but it had never been something that I could take seriously just because I didn’t want to step on toes,” Charli explained during her confessional in the second episode. “It’s not like Dixie is Charli’s sister anymore. She has her own stuff going on. I think realizing that, and understanding that it’s not fair to myself to not do anything because other people are doing it and depriving myself of ever getting out of that little box that I was put in when it was 15. But right now, I would rather keep it to myself.”
She released the song “If You Ask Me To” in October 2022.
“I’ve always loved music and performing. Once my online following started growing I was able to showcase my passion for dance but I felt that with so many other people entering the music space there wasn’t room for me. However with my dad’s encouragement I got into the studio at the beginning of this year just to pursue singing as a hobby,” Charli shared in a press release. “With each writing and recording session my love for the process grew and I became incredibly proud of the music we were making. ‘If You Ask Me To’ was one of the first songs we wrote and recorded and it immediately became my favorite. I tinkered with it and changed up some lyrics and production over the last several months and got it to a place that made me truly happy. I’m very proud of the work the team and I did on this song and am so excited for the world to finally hear it.”
Why Didn’t Charli D’Amelio Tell Dixie About Her Singing Career?
“If I end up hating it, and it’s not something that I want to do, I don’t want to be tied to a contract where I have to put things out that I’m not happy with, or that I don’t like or if I don’t want to go to the studio for a bit,” she explained to her parents, Heidi and Marc D’Amelio. “Sometimes we just want to do things because we enjoy doing them. So, I feel like keeping it quiet is definitely the right choice to make.”
While Marc said it wasn’t a big deal to keep the music thing quiet, Heidi made it clear that she did “not agree with not telling Dixie.”
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