Fresh off the multi-platinum success of her No. 1 smash “Call Me Maybe,” this year’s breakout pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen releases her brand-new single, entitled “This Kiss,” digitally today.
“This Kiss,” another surefire pop earworm co-written by Jepsen and produced by LMFAO’s Redfoo and Cherrytree/Interscope artist Matthew Koma, is the first single from Jepsen’s upcoming U.S. debut album,Kiss , which will be released on September 18 th on Schoolboy Records/604 Records/Interscope. To celebrate the album’s release, Jepsen will return to The Ellen DeGeneres Show to perform “This Kiss.” She has also appeared on The Today Show, America’s Got Talent, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno ,Conan, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, and many other high-profile TV shows.
Jepsen has been riding high with the success of “Call Me Maybe,” which has sold more than 9.1 million singles worldwide, climbed to No. 1 in more than 37 countries, and spent a record-breaking nine weeks at No. 1 on the Hot 100, besting Goyte’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” for most weeks atop the chart this year. The video, which has racked up more than 212 million YouTube views, also earned the Canadian singer and songwriter a 2012 MTV Video Music Award nomination for Best New Artist. Jepsen’s follow-up single, “Good Time,” a duet with Owl City, has also been certified platinum, while the video, featuring Jepsen and Owl City’s Adam Young, has racked up more than 12 million views on VEVO.
This fall, Jepsen hits the road with Justin Bieber as a very special guest on the multi-platinum Pop/R&B star’s 2012 headlining tour of North America. For details, please visit www.carlyraemusic.com.