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Carly Rae Jepsen        

Recording Artist; Known for the Viral Sensation “Call Me Maybe”

Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen was born on November 21, 1985, and grew up in Mission, British Columbia. She debuted on the pop music scene in 2008 with Tug of War, an album including two acclaimed singles, "Bucket" and "Tug of War." In February 2012, Jepsen produced her second album, Curiosity, which included "Call Me Maybe," a tune that peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Candian Hot 100 chart. In 2012, she was signed to School Boy Records, an American record label that is partly run by Justin Bieber.

Jepsen's career started out after graduating from the Heritage Park Secondary Schoo. She began performing at a local cafe in Vancouver. A few years later, in 2007, she performed as a contestant on the reality television show "Canadian Idol." Jepsen's musical inspirations include pop singer Natalie Imbruglia, whose acclaimed 1997 song "Torn" was covered by Jepsen on Canadian Idol.

Jepsen formally debuted on the music scene in 2008 with Tug of War, a pop album including two acclaimed singles, "Bucket" and "Tug of War." In February 2012, she produced her second album, Curiosity, which yielded "Call Me Maybe." The single rapidly became a pop-culture sensation.

Curiosity also includes Jepsen's rendition of a the Joni Mitchell song, "Both Sides Now." According to Jepsen, her musical style is folk-pop, calling herself the "flower child of pop."

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Carly Rae Jepsen Talks Ariel Transformation For Little Mermaid ...

From Yahoo News: Disney removed the "maybe" and definitely called Carly Rae Jepsen when they were looking for a new star to sing "Part of Your World" for ...

Carly Rae Jepsen Stands Up to Bullies | Billboard

Growing up as a musical theater student, Carly Rae Jepsen was fortunate enough to have a popular older brother who looked out for her, so being bullied by ...

The 7 Most Unexpected Scene Stealers and Breakout Stars of 'Grease: Live!'

We are hopelessly devoted to the cast of Grease: Live!

We knew that Rydell High's biggest names like Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens would rule the school with their impeccable dance moves and proven pipes, but we were blown away by the spectacular ensemble cast.

‘Grease Live!’ Was a Sexy, Pelvic-Thrusting Triumph

As for the rest of the cast? The T-Birds were as bland and anonymous as they always are, but the Pink Ladies were a total hoot. You’re the Worst’s Kether Donohue stole every scene she was in—as anyone who has watched her on the FXX series knew she would—and Carly Rae Jepsen could not have been more adorable as Frenchy.

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