- Her father used to sing her to sleep with James Taylor songs.
- Influences include Ella Fitzgerald and Van Morrison.
- Played with a high-school jazz band while in elementary school.
- Performed in high-school musicals, playing Dorothy in The Wiz and Sandy in Grease.
- Covered a Janis Ian song during her Canadian Idol audition.
- Placed third in the 2007 Canadian Idol TV series.
- Nominated for Best New Artist and Songwriter of the Year in the 2010 Juno Awards.
- Ron Lanzarotta — Stepfather
- Colin Jepsen — Brother
- Alexandra — Mother
- Larry Jepsen — Father
- Katie Jepsen — Sister
- Canadian College of Performing Arts, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
- Birth Name: Carly Rae Jepsen
- Birth Place: Mission, British Columbia, Canada
- Profession: Singer-songwriter
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