Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen was born on November 20, 1985 in Mission, British Columbia. Before starting her music career, she attended the Canadian College of Performing Arts. In the summer of 2007, she took part in the Canadian Idol show and placed third.
After her participation, she returned to British Columbia and focused on songwriting. Her demo recordings eventually got her one
record deal. In June 2008 her first single "Sunshine on my shoulders" was released. A short time later
she released two more songs.
Their first album followed in September. The year 2012 has already started successfully for Carly, because in February her first EP "Curiosity" was released, which reached sixth place in the Canadian charts. Her hit "Call Me Maybe" even climbed to number one in the Canadian charts and has already sold over 320.000 copies. She also made her breakthrough internationally with her song.