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Carly Rae Jepsen Album Announcement

Posted by on 08/29/2012 at 12:31 PM

2011 Ranking: — "Call Me Maybe" is one of the biggest songs ever. The million-dollar question: Will Carly Rae Jepsen become a one mega-hit wonder? Maybe. Does this possibility take away from Jepsen's radio, chart, and internet dominance in the first three-quarters of 2012? Definitely not. Carly Rae Jepsen was first seen kissing a dog and singing an original song called "Sweet Talker" at her audition for the fifth season of Canadian Idol in 2008. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V458He7UYSM That song made it onto Jepsen's debut album Tug Of War, which she released shortly after placing 3rd on Idol. Cut to three years later. On September 20, 2011, she releases "Call Me Maybe." Popdust 40 Then this happened:
Call me maybe by Carly Rae Jepson is possibly the catchiest song I've ever heard lol — Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) December 30, 2011
Her fellow Candian's 22 million followers obeyed their master and made the song a hit. (It is pretty catchy, Justin.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWNaR-rxAic So, she didn't get the guy, but she was not left empty-handed. She immediately signed with Schoolboy Records (established by Justin's manager/bro Scooter Braun) and introduced herself to the world on Ellen. Carly Rae and Bieber Teen Choice - holding Not only did "Call Me Maybe" spend a 2012-high of ten weeks at the zenith of the Billboard chart, but it has since sparked somewhat of a cultural revolution. This happened: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsBsBU3vn6M This also happened: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luR4BnfM9vw And even this happened: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qTIGg3I5y8 That isn't even close to the full throttle of internet "Call Me Maybe"-ing. We'll save you the search time. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYWDySIzfFU Amidst all of this, we got to hang out with Carly while she regaled us with stories of nickname fiascoes and sang a song she wrote when she was 7. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7T6cQPJ4iD8 And can she sing it live? Rather beautifully. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yq_yDXHPm0k Owl City thought it'd be a fine idea to capitalize on Jepsen's Midas touch. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7HmzwI67ec The fun and summery "Good Times" peaked at #13 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It didn't fuel a litany of lip dubs and covers, but, then again, will there be another single that enjoys a "Call Me Maybe" effect? Justin Bieber and Carly Rael Jepsen - embed 2 Which brings us to that million dollar question. We threw our wish in a well that her sophomore effort, Kiss, would yield another smash. It's too early to tell—and her first-week sales were less than staggering—but "This Kiss" just might be that song. Anything even close to "Call Me Maybe" and Our Girl Carly Rae Jepsen's name will float around the charts for at least four more years. Right? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hX1YVzdnpEc&feature=player_embedded
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