The BC singer's very catchy song,
Call Me Maybe, is arguably THE single for spring, having been platinum-certified
and selling more than two million copies. The official video has been seen over
80 million times.
Jepsen is no overnight sensation.
She came in third during the fifth season of Canadian Idol, signed a record deal
and released two other singles that went gold.
This fall she will be joining
Justin Bieber on his Believe tour throughout North America, which kicks off in
September in Arizona and will make its way through 45 cities.
And of course the song has inspired
a number of tributes, including an unofficial video with Bieber and some other
famous faces that has wracked up an impressive 8 millions views.
Shani R. Friedman, a native of Nova
Scotia, is a writer and editor living in New York who started a pop culture and
news blog about Canada three years ago. Visit Shani's Blog at http://allthingscanadian.blogspot.com/.
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