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Carly Rae Jepsen

 

Carly Rae Jepsen was born on November 21, 1985 in Mission, British Columbia. She is an actress, singer and songwriter. In 2007, she earned the third spot in the fifth season of Canadian Idol wherein she independently released her debut album called Tug of War soon after.

By 2012, her track Call Me Maybe blew up the charts to the point that she gained the number one spot in 18 countries and was even considered as the best selling track in the world. Three years later, she released her third album entitled Emotion and its lead single I Really Like You got in the top 5 charts in the UK and top 15 in Canada.

She has garnered numerous nominations and awards, such as an Allan Slaight Award, a Billboard Music Award and three Juno Awards. She has sold more than 20 million records globally as of May 2015.

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