Carly Rae Jepsen Ready for Breakout Year (VIDEO)

Carly Rae Jepsen is currently in the midst of a crazy, unpredictable year – even by pop music sensation standards.

The mega-talented Canadian Idol runner up was building a slow, steady rise to the top, when three little words changed everything.

Hundreds of millions of YouTube views and countless lip-sync videos later, Call Me Maybe has become THE break out hit of 2012, and fame has come to Carly Rae a little sooner than expected.


Check out the musical evolution of Carly Rae Jepsen in this exclusive video!  And for more breakthrough performances, don’t miss the 2012 Video Music Awards, with performances by One Direction, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, P!nk, Alicia Keys, Green Day, and more.   The MTV Video Music Awards, hosted by Kevin Hart, going live Thursday at 8/7 c, only on MTV.