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Jepsen is Billboard's rising star

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Billboard named Carly Rae Jepsen it's Rising Star of the Year on Thursday. Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" was the song of the summer, charting as high as No. 1. Other artists to recieve the Billboard honor include Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj. Jepsen will be honored in a ceremony in New York City on Nov. 30, alongside Katy Perry, who was named Billboard's Woman of the Year.

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