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A Brief Glimpse Of Stardom: 10 Celebs Who Had Their 15 Minutes Of Fame In 2012

12/9/2012 1:07pm EST
Not every star can have the longevity of a Michael Caine. Some enjoy the lights for stardom for all but a few brief moments. Here are the stars who had their 15 Minutes of Fame in 2012:

Jeremy Lin - Lin was the talk of New York during the 2011-2012 NBA season, when he became the breakout star of the Knicks. He was on the cover of every sports section during the height of "Linsanity," and even got on the cover of TIME magazine. Now? He's playing for the Houston Rockets, where he averages 10 points and 6 assists per game. Not bad, but certainly not cover-of-Time-magazine good.


Carly Rae Jepsen Talks About How Much She Owes Justin Bieber & What Famous Star Helped Her Find Love

12/1/2012 10:00am EST
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen appears on the cover of Cosmopolitan's January issue, which hits newsstands on Dec. 4. The Canadian singer opens up about her career, love life, and her personal style.

Jepsen came in third place on "Canadian Idol" in 2007 and catapulted to success with her summer 2012 anthem, "Call Me Maybe." Justin Bieber was instrumental in her U.S. success. She says about her fellow Canadian, "I never get tired of being asked about him. I'm forever indebted to him for the lovely boost that he's given me."

Music isn't about fame for Jepsen. She explained: "For me, the goal of music has...

Carly Rae Jepsen Feels 'Content' At Age 27

11/28/2012 5:17pm EST
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen has laughed off suggestions she tried to hide her age to break into the youth-oriented pop industry.

The Canadian star shot to fame in 2012 with her breakthrough single Call Me Maybe, but fans were stunned to learn she is actually almost 10 years older than her mentor, Justin Bieber.

She was accused of wearing playful outfits to appear younger than she is, but Jepsen insists she has never lied about being in her 20s.

She tells Cosmopolitan magazine, "If people think I look younger, then that's great; I'm stoked. But I turned 27 in November, and when I look in the mirr...

Celebrity Birthdays - November 21, 2012

11/21/2012 3:00am EST
Carly Rae Jepsen
Happy Birthday to:

Singer Carly Rae Jepsen (1985)

Musician Conor Maynard (1992)

Playmate of the Year Hope Dworaczyk (1984)

Actress Jena Malone (1984)

Singer-songwriter Willy Mason (1984)

Singer Ryan Starr (1982)

Actress Brook Kerr (1973)

Actress Rain Phoenix (1972)

NFL announcer Troy Aikman (1966)

Actor Alexander Siddig (1965)

Icelandic singer Bjork (1965)

Actress Nicolette Sheridan (1963)

Singer Steven Curtis Chapman (1962)

Actor Brian McNamara (1960)

Actress Goldie Hawn (1945)

Actor/director Harold Ramis (1944)

Actress Juliet Mills (1941)

Bluesman Dr. John (1940)

"That ...

Justin Bieber Named Artist Of The Year At AMAs - Check Out Pics Of Taylor Swift, Christina Aguilera & More!

11/19/2012 8:55am EST
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber took home the coveted "Artist of the Year" prize at last night's American Music Awards (AMAs) in Los Angeles. The pop star also won "Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist" and "Favorite Pop/Rock Album" trophies.

Bieber, who attended the event with his mother Pattie Mallette, dragged her on stage when he recieved the night's most anticipated award. "This is my mom, she's little but she's beautiful...I wanna thank you for just always believing in me...This is amazing," he told the crowd.

Skirting around rumors that he and Selena Gomez broke up, he told fans, "As long as you guys keep ...

Heidi Klum Shows Major Skin In Tie-Up Gown At MTV EMAs, Kim Kardashian Stumbles & More!

11/12/2012 8:42am EST
Heidi Klum
Heidi Klum left little to the imagination at last night's MTV European Music Awards held in Frankfurt, Germany. The model wore a blue and gold Versace gown with a huge slit up the leg and a revealing tie-up bodice.

It's hard to believe that Klum is 39, gave birth to four kids, and still looks that amazing. But she is a supermodel, and their God-like genetics give them an edge over regular folk.

Kim Kardashian also attended the EMAs and dazzled in a black dress with a long train. She stumbled as she went on stage but caught herself before falling down. Disaster averted!

Taylor Swift looke...

Ukrainian Singer Aza Sues Carly Rae Jepsen For Stealing 'Call Me Maybe'

11/8/2012 6:07pm EST
Carly Rae Jepsen
A suit was filed in Los Angeles today by Ukrainian singer Aza, claiming that pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen stole her song and turned it into Call Me Maybe.

The song in question from Aza is a tune entitled Hunky Santa. In the music video (below), the Ukrainian pop star strips and grinds with a male model to the tune.

"I'm shocked and surprised that these people wanted to sample my lyrics on 'Call Me Maybe.' They didn't ask me for permission—they just stole it. That's why I filed this lawsuit. When I first listened to it on the radio while driving my car, I almost got into an accident. I c...

Carly Rae Jepsen Crowned Billboard's Rising Star Of 2012

10/25/2012 3:36pm EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Justin Bieber's protégée Carly Rae Jepsen has been named Billboard magazine's Rising Star for 2012.

The Baby hit-maker fell in love with singer/songwriter Jepsen's first single Call Me Maybe after hearing it on the radio in his native Canada last Christmas and he immediately invited her to meet with his manager Scooter Braun, who snapped her up and signed her to his label Schoolboy Records.

Her catchy song has hit number one on charts around the world, in countries such as Canada, Australia, France, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S., and has inspired covers by superfans Katy Perr...

Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' Crowned The 'Song Of The Summer'

9/6/2012 11:34am EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen's hit track Call Me Maybe has been named the Song of the Summer by Billboard magazine.

The Canadian pop star's first single, which spent nine consecutive weeks at number one on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, topped the publication's list of popular songs from summer 2012.

The feat makes Jepsen the first artist to claim the title with a debut record since Katy Perry released I Kissed a Girl in 2008.

Perry appears in this year's top five with her track Wide Awake at number four, behind Maroon 5's Payphone at two and Gotye's Somebody That I Used to Know at three.

The top f...

Carly Rae Jepsen Shows Her Sexy Side In Canadian Fashion Magazine

9/1/2012 12:34pm EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
We often think of Carly Rae Jepsen as just another teen pop singer, but in reality the 26-year-old rising star has proven us wrong; showing her mature, sexy side in a new shoot for Canadian Fashion magazine.

Carly, who was a contestant on Canadian Idol's 2007 season (she finished third), found stardom this year thanks to her smash-hit single "Call Me Maybe" -- and a bit of help from fellow Canuck Justin Bieber.

Last December he heard the song on the radio and gave it a little boost via his twitter page.

"'Call Me Maybe' by Carly Rae Jepsen is probably the catchiest song I've ever heard,"...

Carly Rae Jepsen Is Adorable In A Plaid School-Girl Outfit At Tennis Event

8/27/2012 1:00pm EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen attended the 17th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day Stadium Show at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center over the weekend. The Canadian singer posed with a gigantic tennis racket, wearing an appropriate tennis inspired plaid outfit.

Jepsen later changed into a cute white tennis frock to play a game.

The singer boasts the longest number-one run on the pop charts so this year with her summer ballad "Call Me Maybe."

See more photos of Carly...

Carly Rae Jepsen's Boyfriend Is Musician Matthew Koma

8/20/2012 11:14am EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen has kept her year-long romance under wraps, but the "Call Me Maybe" singer, 26, has been dating musician Matthew Koma, according to

Koma is featured on the electronic dance tune, "Spectrum" by Zedd, but his primary focus is rock music.

A party guest spotted him and Jepsen holding hands a party guest at the GetGlue HD Launch Party at the Standard, East Village in New York City.

A source told People, "He introduced her as his girlfriend. He seemed really excited about it, and she was smiling from ear to ear by his side during the introduct...

Flo Rida Knocks Carly Rae Jepsen Off Top Of Music Charts

8/16/2012 11:08am EDT
Flo Rida
Carly Rae Jepsen's nine-week reign at the top of the charts has ended. Flo Rida's "Whistle" has bumped "Call Me Maybe" to number three, behind Ellie Goulding's "Lights," which stays put at number two.

"Whistle" is the rapper's third Hot 100 number-one hit.

Pop compilation Now 43 has scored the 16th number one on the Billboard 200 chart for the "Now That's What I Call Music!" franchise, while rapper Rick Ross' "God Forgives, I Don't" slips a spot to two.

Frank Sinatra's latest greatest hits collection, "Nothing But the Best," debuts at three, and Elle Varner's "Perfectly Imperfect," enter...

Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' Is The Most Popular Single So Far This Year

8/9/2012 9:08am EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
After scoring a ninth week on top of the Billboard Hot 100, Carly Rae Jepsen has landed the longest number-one run on the pop charts this year.

Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" edged out Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know" by a week. Gotye's hit comes in at number six on the new countdown and is the first song to surpass 6 million download sales in 2012.

Ellie Goulding's "Lights" makes the number two spot, followed by Flo Rida's "Whistle."

On the album charts, Rick Ross is back on top for a fourth run with his new release "God Forgives, I Don't." The Zac Brown Band comes in a number two on th...

Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' Sticks At Top Of Charts For Seventh Week

7/26/2012 10:45am EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen's summer anthem "Call Me Maybe" has scored a seventh week on top of the U.S. pop charts.

Maroon 5's "Payphone" stays put at number two on the Hot 100 for a sixth successive week.

Katy Perry's "Wide Awake," Ellie Goulding's "Lights" and former number one "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye round out the new top five.

No Doubt land the countdown's highest debut at 34 with their comeback single "Settle Down."

Canadian police are currently investigating after a hacker illegally accessed Jepsen's computer and stole "electronic property" believed to be personal pictures.

Recap: Pop-Tarts Crazy Good Summer Concert In Chicago With Carly Rae Jepsen, Austin Mahone & Boys Like Girls

7/25/2012 7:26pm EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Chicagoans joined Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts for its first pop-up concert to kick off the Crazy Good Summer Concert Series on July 19th at Northerly Island’s Charter One Pavilion. The Pop-Tarts Crazy Good Summer Concert featured hot acts of Boys Like Girls, Carly Rae Jepsen and Austin Mahone with the crowd dancing all night long with the city's skyline as its backdrop.

Besides a memorable concert, fans walked the red carpet with their favorite Pop-Tarts mascots, enjoyed samples of Pop-Tarts from the Pop-Tarts bar and sampling van and played Dance Central 2. After weeks of social media teases, Po...

Canadian Police Investigate Carly Rae Jepsen Photo Hack

7/25/2012 8:42am EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
The authorities in Canada have launched an investigation after pop star Carly Rae Jepsen was allegedly targeted by a hacker.

The Canadian singer recently filed a report claiming a cyber-crook had illegally accessed her computer and stolen "electronic property," believed to be personal pictures, according to

Officials at the Vancouver Police Department have confirmed they have launched an investigation, telling the website they are focusing on the alleged theft of "electronic property belonging to Jepsen."

The news is the latest setback for the Call Me Maybe star after she was...

Carly Rae Jepsen Hacked By 'Pervert,' Nude Pics Stolen

7/25/2012 6:19am EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen has been in the news lately for her alleged sex tape, which was later proved to be a fake. However, the “Call Me Maybe” hitmaker has told the police that her computer had been hacked by a perverted hacker, and real nude pictures of the singer were stolen. The hacker later tried to sell the pictures to media outlets.

Law enforcement sources told TMZ that Jepsen's team received an anonymous tip about the pictures in March, and they immediately notified the Vancouver Police Department to report the cyber crime. After some investigation, the police discovered that Jepsen’s com...

Tons Of Pics From The Teen Choice Awards: Bieber, Gomez, Lovato & More!

7/23/2012 8:57am EDT
Demi Lovato
Hot, young Hollywood stars showed up at Sunday night's 2012 Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, California.

Demi Lovato wore a short, daring black, gray and yellow dress with a feathered hemline. Hayden Panettiere glittered in a gorgeous purple sequin gown and matching pumps, while Meagan Good showed off her abs in a sexy white and gray pantsuit.

"Glee" star Lea Michele sizzled in a short strapless number, while singer Jordin Sparks wore a flouncy black dress with a plunging neckline.

Fan favorites Justin Bieber and girlfriend Selena Gomez opted to walk the red carpet solo. Check out a...

Carly Rae Jepsen Calls Up A Sixth Week On Top Of The U.S. Pop Charts

7/19/2012 9:42pm EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen still reigns atop the U.S. pop charts with her hit teen anthem "Call Me Maybe."

Justin Bieber's protege's song has dominated singles sales for the Canadian pop star in the last week, besting competition from Maroon 5's latest hit, "Payphone"; and Katy Perry's "Wide Awake."

Pop-rocker P!nk makes her return to the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100, her new single, "Blow Me (One Last Kiss) has made the biggest chart move of 2012 so far, moving all the way up to number nine after debuting at #58.

Carly Rae Jepsen Opens Up About Her Secret Boyfriend

7/13/2012 8:52am EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen is hiding a secret boyfriend who became her sweetheart before she was discovered by Justin Bieber.

The Call Me Maybe singer isn't naming names but she tells DJ Ryan Seacrest she isn't looking for love, despite the theme of her breakthrough hit.

Asked if she has someone special in her life, Jepsen says, "I do, I do, I do."

However, she hopes the love admission doesn't stop guys from hitting on her - because she loves it when they quote the words of her quirky pop song while trying to get her attention.

She adds, "I've had it said to me before, I'm ...

Cookie Monster Covers Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe'

7/11/2012 11:03am EDT
Sesame Street
Sesame Street has a long history of covering the top songs of the time, all the way back to "Eight Balls of Fur" (Great Balls of Fire). Now that Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe has been on Billboard's Hot 100 for 19 straight weeks, Sesame Street has released its own take.

Featuring fan favorite Cookie Monster, the music video follows the dessert lover on his never-ending quest to have just one more cookie (and one after that, and one after that...) At least the overall message is sharing!

The clip already had over 1.6 million views since its release on YouTube - that's only 150 times les...

Carly Rae Jepsen To Guest Star On '90210'

7/10/2012 8:34am EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen is making a guest appearance on The CW's "90210."

The "Call Me Maybe" hitmaker will appear on the fifth season premiere on Oct. 8 and will perform a song from her new album. It will mark the pop star's first appearance on a scripted television show.

Other singers have also made "90210" cameos, including Snoop Dogg and Billy Ray Cyrus.

Later this month Jepsen will perform at the Teen Choice Awards.

Demi Lovato To Host Teen Choice Awards Later This Month

7/9/2012 11:10am EDT
Demi Lovato
New "The X Factor" judge Demi Lovato will host this year's Teen Choice Awards, which will air July 22 on Fox. Teen Choice 2012 celebrates the most popular teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion, comedy and the web.

Those scheduled to appear include Lea Michele, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Josh Hutcherson, Zac Efron, Ellen Degeneres, Zooey Deschanel, Tyler Posey, Gordon Ramsay, and Ashley Benson.

Performers will include Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Flo Rida, No Doubt and DJ Pauly D, who will serve as "Choice" DJ for the night.

Fans ages 13-19 are asked to vote once eac...

Carly Rae Jepsen Wears Short Shorts While Filming New Video 'Good Time'

7/4/2012 2:03pm EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
We spotted Carly Rae Jepsen in New York City on Tuesday filming a music video for her new single "Good Time." The singer wore short tie-dyed shorts and a blue button-down shirt tied at the waist.

Jepsen, 25, is collaborating with Owl City on the the video. She tweeted on Monday, "Just landed in NYC! Shooting the Good Time video with @owlcity TMR! Pray for sun!"

The Canadian singer was joined by friends as they drove around on set in a white Fiat in Manhattan. She wrote on Tuesday, "Nice Bum... Where yah from? Driving a sweet FIAT in this video. #FUN"

Her single "Cal...

Hot Young Hollywood: Gomez, Justice & Jepsen Step Out For Katy Perry's New Film

6/27/2012 8:45am EDT
Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez, Victoria Justice & Carly Rae Jepsen attended the premiere of 3D concert movie "Katy Perry: Part of Me" at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood yesterday.

The hot young Hollywood stars sizzled on the red carpet. Gomez wore a hot pink sequined and feathered frock, while singer Jepsen donned a short electric blue dress with bright yellow pumps.

Justice wore tight leather pants, a floral spagetti strap blouse and sexy lace-up heels.

Perry's behind-the-scenes documentary chronicles the ups and downs from her "California Dreams Tour," including her quick rise to superstardom a...

Carly Rae Jepsen Reveals How To Score Her Number & Land A First Date

6/26/2012 9:30pm EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Singer of 2012’s undisputed song of the summer, and the hopelessly catchy track currently sitting atop Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart, “Call Me Maybe,” Carly Rae Jepsen sat down with the editors of for a web-exclusive interview and Starpulse has the scoop! Read on as the 25-year-old Canadian babe reveals what it takes to score her digits, ring her up, and land that elusive first date.

Jespsen on the top three qualities she’s looking for in a guy:

OK, so number one, you have to be confident—but not the cocky kind. I’m talking about the type of confidence where you’re comfortable...

MMVAs Highlights: Katy Perry With Wings, LMFAO In Underpants, Justin Bieber & More!

6/18/2012 8:35am EDT
Katy Perry
Canada's Much Music Video Awards (MMVAs) were held in Toronto on Sunday night, and some of our favorite popstars came out in full force on stage and off.

Katy Perry walked the red carpet in a flowing Egyptian-inspired black and gold gown, and later she took the stage and transformed into a colorful butterfly. She took home trophies for "UR Favorite International Artist" and "International Video Of The Year" for "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)."

Justin Bieber carried his baby brother Jaxon on the red carpet and posed for photographs with his protegee Carly Rae Jepsen, who picked up three awa...

Carly Rae Jepsen Makes It To Number One In America

6/13/2012 2:32pm EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Justin Bieber's pop discovery Carly Rae Jepsen has finally made it to the top of the U.S. pop charts with her summer anthem Call Me Maybe.

The pretty Canadian ends Gotye's eight-week reign atop the Billboard Hot 100 and passes three million downloads of her boyfriend-hunting single in the process. She becomes the first solo female to hit number one with her debut release since party girl Ke$ha managed the feat in January, 2010.

Gotye's Somebody That I Used to Know falls a spot to two on the new chart, while Maroon 5's Payphone and Fun.'s former chart-topper We Are Young stay put at thr...

Phillip Phillips' Debut Rocks Download Charts

5/31/2012 11:03am EDT
Phillip Phillips
American Idol Phillip Phillips' debut Home sold 278,000 digital copies, despite the finale of the competition being the least-viewed in the show's history. It's the best debut for an American Idol winner since Ruben Studdard 286,000 copies of Flying Without Wings in 2002.

Phillips first week outsold last year's winner Scotty McReery and his song I Love You This Big's first week by 100,000 copies.

Clay Aiken still holds the top spot for an American idol contender, as he sold 393,000 copies of This Is the Night despite coming in second to Studdard.

Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe sold 301...