Call me a Grammy winner, maybe
Fellow singers from Katy Perry to Selena Gomez embraced the pop goodness.
Even the Cookie Monster jumped on the "Call Me Maybe" train.
The song put 27-year-old Jepsen, who finished third on a season of "Canadian Idol," in the spotlight and on a path to potential Grammy gold. The monster hit is nominated for song of the year and best pop vocal performance at the Grammy awards show on Feb 10.
"I was gunning maybe for Top 10 on iTunes. That was my little, mini secret goal," she said from Los Angeles, where she was picking out a dress to wear to the Grammys.
The song has sold more than 6.7 million tracks in the United States. The only thing Jepsen hasn't been able to do is have album sales that match her powerful single.
The song, which Jepsen co-wrote with guitarist Tavish Crowe and Marianas Trench lead singer Josh Ramsay, will compete in the song of the year category at the Grammys with No.1 hits from fun. and Kelly Clarkson, as well as critically acclaimed tunes from U.K. singer Ed Sheeran and R&B performer Miguel.
Critical thinking challenge: What makes “Call Me Maybe” so popular?
Define this word: acclaimed
- Posted on February 5, 2013