The 2012 Pop Olympics: Vote For Your Canadian Representative!
With the 2012 Summer Olympics in London around the corner, we figured it was about time that pop music had a similar competition. So, four of our great pop-producing countries—the United States, Great Britain, Canada, and South Korea—will be squaring off on Popdust over the next two weeks in the first-ever Pop Olympics. Before our Games officially begin, though, we need your help deciding which artists will represent their respective countries.
PHOTOS: 25 Awesome Things About Canada
Below, you’ll find the four artists–Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Drake, and Nickelback–who are competing for the right to represent Canada in the Pop Olympics. Only one can win, however. Vote for your favorite, and remember, YOU CAN VOTE AS MANY TIMES AS YOU WANT. Voting ends at midnight on Sunday, July 29.
An 18-year-old with enough cool to send chills through a pot of fondue. JUSTIN BIEBER has rapidly taken over the pop landscape in three short years thanks to both his God-given talent (drumming at 2!) and prolific social media regimen (hashtag swag). The excessive athleticism and ability to charm every opponent in his path doesn’t hurt either.
A former child actor turned most valuable player on Lil Wayne’s Young Money team, DRAKE is responsible for creating a cultural phenomenon all thanks to a simple acronym. In the last year Drizzy has proven his musical versatility and status as a dynamic live performer, whether his pre-game rituals include shameless calls to old girlfriends or gym shoot-arounds sans Kobe.