Carly Rae Jepsen first caught our ears with the insanely catchy pop confection "Call Me Maybe" back in February, when Justin Bieber endorsed the tune via Twitter and created his own video rendition along with Selena Gomez, Ashley Tisdale and other Disney/Nickelodeon favorites.
Because of Jepsen's association with the aforementioned teen heartthrobs, many were surprised to learn that the Canadian newcomer is actually 26 years old. At Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards, Jepsen's bouncy performance, girlish demeanor and bright, sparkly outfit made her appear closer to the age of some of her young fans.
In fact, we'd never have guessed that Jepsen is the same age as fellow 26-year-old Lady Gaga -- perhaps because the latter's dramatic makeup, elaborately constructed costumes and enigmatic persona often make her seem more mature.
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