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Sunday 24 May 2015

Call Me Maybe named song of summer

Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe has been named song of the summer in the US
Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe has been named song of the summer in the US

Carly Rae Jepsen's number one hit Call Me Maybe has been named the song of the summer in the US.

Billboard said the 16-year-old Canadian's infectious pop song about infatuation topped its Songs of Summer chart.

The list annually ranks the overall performance of hit songs on the Billboard Hot 100 between Memorial Day and Labour Day.

Landing at number two was Maroon 5's Payphone, featuring Wiz Khalifa. Gotye's Somebody That I Used to Know, featuring Kimbra, Katy Perry's Wide Awake and Ellie Goulding's Lights make up the rest of the top five.

Call Me Maybe has already netted Carly Rae a Teen Choice Award, and the video is up for the best new artist moonman trophy at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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