Down the line from Tokyo, the 27-year-old Call Me Maybe singer is asked if her two 2013 Grammy nominations are any less sweeter due to the biggest music awards' snub of fellow Canuck hitmaker Justin Bieber, who has been instrumental in her rise to fame.
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"Justin and me, and the whole team, we kind of call (ourselves) a family," said Jepsen, a native of Mission, B.C. "And we're always (supportive) of each other; it sort of doesn't feel like one person's success, it feels like a shared one. So, in a way, he will be there. I wouldn't be able to say I could have done any of this without his introduction and without his support and backing so it's a shared success for us that night. And I know he'll be rooting for me just like I'm always rooting for him."
Crank up the bass - it's almost summer By now, you've removed your winter tires, dusted off your spring jacket and glimpsed at that elusive orange orb in the sky. Remember summer? It's almost back. When warm weather makes a comeback each year, there's nothing like that first drive. That first ... Read more