Carly Rae Jepsen is about to become a princess ” on Broadway, that is. Taking the role of Cinderella in “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” Jepsen will make her debut beginning February 4 for a 12 week run. Jepsen is no stranger to theater, having starred in classics such as “Grease” and “Annie” in high school before attending the Canadian College of Performing Arts. For her upcoming role, she will perform alongside Fran Drescher, who will play Cinderella’s stepmother.
“Broadway has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl and I look forward to working with this incredibly talented cast to tell this classic tale,” said Jepsen, “These last few years have been a real fairy tale come to life for me, so I feel especially blessed to play this part and be reminded that you must never stop dreaming!
More like this:
Sound And Vision: Top 40 Show Tunes ” Seven Music Icons Whose Songs Should Rock Broadway
Carly Rae Jepsen, Adam Young Sued Over Alleged Good Time Theft
Carly Rae Jepsen Cancels Boy Scouts Concert Over Ban On Homosexuals
This New Year’s Eve was nothing short of spectacular in Times Square, with a broad range of talent gracing the stage, and embracing hundreds of thousands of screaming fans eager to take in the New Year. Justin Bieber gave us an acoustic rendition of “Boyfriend,” Taylor Swift embraced fans new and old while tackling “I Knew You Were Trouble” and “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” and Carly Rae Jepsen took the stage singing “Call Me Maybe” and “This Kiss.” Check out all the performances after the jump. (more…)
It’s time to ring in the new year! 2012 has just about come to a close, and though it was a year that brought us everything from the sensational “Call Me Maybe,” to new Taylor Swift videos, we’re ready to welcome 2013 with a fistful of brand new tunes. Check out this party playlist of must-haves for any New Year’s Eve and get dancing.
More like this:
This past Sunday, Nov. 11, we saw performances by The Killers, Taylor Swift, PSY, fun., and several others at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Frankfurt, Germany. While Swift’s performance donned circus stunts and ringleaders, and fun. hung on stage with a few mannequins, Carly Rae Jepsen shared the stage with fans, before diving into the crowd herself for a bit of body surfing.
Check out the performance right here.
If you like Carly Rae Jepsen, check out OurStage artist Kristin Errett.
More like this:
Today’s new albums are an eclectic batch in the world of pop! Looks like female vocalists are taking over this week.
The Killers – Battle Born (9/17)
The band’s fourth LP after their year-and-a-half hiatus.
Carly Rae Jepsen – Kiss (9/18)
The Canadian popstar’s sophomore album after skyrocketing to fame earlier this year with her smash hit of the summer “Call Me Maybe.”
- Drake is first person ever to successfully rap and sing¦ according to Drake.
- So this is why we couldn’t tweet at One Direction the other day¦
- And yes, that IS a threat.
- Guys, quit it with these videos. Just stop.
- “One Moment In Time” is the best Olympic song ever¦according to its composer.
YouTube and music have gone hand in hand for a while now, helping break new stars (Gotye), and giving music lovers one more place to stream poor quality versions of their favorite songs. But perhaps YouTube’s greatest contribution to the music industry all started with the Chinese Backstreet Boys and their hilarious rendition of “I Want It That Way,” the video that spawned a sensation.
Six and a half years later, YouTube is no longer just a teenager, but hilarious lip syncing videos can still win over the crowd. Another sports team has lip synced another top 40 gem and have become mini-superstars themselves.
We did a little round up of some of the best/funniest/most clever music-centric vids on the web, read on for the rest: