ABC’s ‘Nashville’ Presents Musical Rivals: Lady Gaga vs. Carly Rae Jepsen (VIDEO)

By: Scott Bernberg / October 10, 2012

In the battle for music supremacy there’s always someone looking to knock you off your perch.

Up through 2011, Lady Gaga ruled the charts, YouTube and the Twitterverse without any significant challenger on the horizon.   But when upstart Carly Rae Jepsen and her addicting hit Call me Maybe broke Mother Monster’s record of 7 consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, Gaga wasn’t taking it lying down.

In today’s video, Celebuzz looks at what Lady Gaga said to kick start a rivalry – and what a young talent like Jepsen can learn from the established star and her ability to draw the spotlight.

Want to know more about this budding rivalry?

Check out our exclusive video  – then tune in to watch Nashville, premiering Wednesday October 10th at 10/9 c, only on ABC.

Nashville stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere as Rayna James and Juliette Barnes, rival country singers trying to hit the top in one of the greatest music cities in the world. In their ruthless rivalry, they’ll do anything to claim the spotlight, because in Nashville, there’s only room for one at the top of charts.