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on U.K. singles chart.
"Call Me Maybe" was then included in Jepsen's second album, "Kiss". Featuring cntributions from the likes of Toby Gad, Matthew Koma, Bonnie McKee, Max Martin, Sara Quin of Tegan and Sara, and LMFAO's Redfoo, the LP was released in September 2012 and peaked at No. 6 on Billboard 200.
Jepsen received the Rising Star Award at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. At the 2013 Juno Awards, "Kiss" won the awards for Album of the Year and Pop Album of the Year. Meanwhile, "Call Me Maybe" won in the Single of the Year category. The same song was then nominated for Record of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance Awards at the 2013 Grammys.
She spent 2014 working on her next album, which was originally planned for release sometime that year. However, she decided to take her time with the project and pushed it back. In early 2015, she finally previewed the album with its lead single "I Really Like You".
The song received a lot of buzz thanks to Tom Hanks who stars in the accompanying music video along with Bieber and Jepsen herself. A few weeks later, Jepsen announced her third studio effort would be called "E.MO.TION". She released the album in Japan back in June, and will drop it in the U.S. on August 21.
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