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Carly Rae Jepsen: Billboard’s Rising Star of the Year!

Carly Rae Jepsen: Billboard’s Rising Star of the Year!

Carly Rae Jepsen flashes a smile as she arrives at Narita International Airport on Tuesday (November 6) in Tokyo, Japan.

“Just arrived in Japan :) So happy to be back here!!,” the 26-year-old singer wrote on her Twitter account.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly will be honored as Billboard’s Rising Star of the Year at this years Billboard Women in Music event later this month in New York City.

“As a singer-songwriter having grown up listening to and being influenced by countless female artists, I am truly honored to be recognized by Billboard with this award,” Carly expressed. “I hope to inspire others through my music the way those artists have inspired me.”

FYI: Carly Rae is wearing an H&M sweater.

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  • Lily

    I’m not sure about that choice, I mean, Call Me Maybe was fun to listen to but they are so many other good new artists this year.
    Justin Bieber, 1D, Katy Perry, Selena Gomez and cie, It feels like music industry is rules by toddlers and their YT video views.

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  • missy

    Most of the artists you mentioned have been around for a few years. Carly is certainly the breakout popstar of the year.

  • missy

    Sorry, just realized I misread your post. Thought you were saying Justin Bieber etc. were new artists.

  • John Mayer

    Cute, but dresses too young for her age.

  • wywh

    IMO, it’s her height that makes her look like she dresses too young for her age. Same with Avril tbh.

  • hey!

    Hey I just met you
    And this is is crazy
    But pleae darling
    Act like a person of your age

  • UsherCool

    Love my job, since I’ve been bringing in $5600… I sit at home, music playing while I work in front of my new iMac that I got now that I’m making it online(Click on menu Home)

  • claxon

    This girl is a one-hit wonder. Nothing more. And she’s way too old to be dressing like a teenager. She is almost 27! We saw her at a fair last summer. All the kids around me were saying, “just play Call Me Maybe so we can go home.” She strategically placed that song at the end of her set so no one would leave until it was done. Dragonette came on before her. The crowd knew more of their songs than Carly. LOL

  • wywh

    @claxon: Sistren, was that your first concert ever? Lol. The artists’ setlist have always been like that. They place their biggest hits at the very end. And so what if she dresses like that? She’s still young. Do you want her to dress like Adele?