“Call Me Maybe” singer postponed Manila tour, concert moved to September.
Carly Rae Jepsen, 29 year-old Canadian singer and songwriter cancelled her Manila tour. Her concert scheduled Wednesday, August 12, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum moved to September 12. The show’s date rescheduled because of a typhoon.
The singer’s genre includes pop, pop rock, electropop, dance-pop and folk. She placed third in Canadian Idol season five’s competition in 2007. She sang and co-wrote the single “Call Me Maybe” in 2011 with Josh Ramsay, Ryan Stewart, and Tavish Crowe that was released in Canada, September 2011. Her second album release was postponed to allow “Call Me Maybe” to spread in popularity. It topped in 18 countries including the United Kingdom. Her single became the year’s second best-selling, of 2012 worldwide.
Carly Rae Jepsen became popular in many countries including Philippines where she have millions of fans and supporters. However, as Filipino fans waited to see her in person, sudden announcement released by management.
Information for her concert, “We regret to announce to you that @carlyraejepsen’s show in Manila scheduled on August 12, 2015 will be rescheduled. Due to the recent typhoon that has also affected Carly Rae’s other Asian show dates. Therefore, a collective decision was made by Carly’s management to reschedule her show in the Philippines. This will also coincide with Carly Rae’s recently announced appearance at the MTV World Stage Malaysia 2015 on September 12, 2015.”
Currently, Carly Rae Jepsen is promoting her third album tilted Emotion or E·MO·TION released in June 2015 in Japan. The album set to be released on 21 August 2015 in North America and worldwide through 604 Records, School Boy Records, and Interscope Records. A collaboration with Rostam Batmanglij , Sia Furler, Dev Hynes, Greg Kurstin, and Ariel Rechtshaid. The album influenced from her love of pop music, the 1980s and the “old-school” albums of Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, and Prince.
The album E·MO·TION received acclaim by critics. Siri Svay of the Music Connection gave the album seven out of ten stars, “Jepsen has crafted an album embedded with catchy bubblegum pop tunes that will get stuck in your head while you’re soaking up summer sun by the pool.” While Jim Farber of the Daily News gave the album a three out of five stars, writing “Due to the era the album fetishes, the music sounds inescapably chintzy.”
Throughout her music career, Carly Rae Jepsen received multiple awards and nominations, including three Juno Awards, two Grammy Award nominations, a Billboard Music Award, and an Allan Slaight Award. Her new album, E·MO·TION named by Billboard and Time as Pop Album of the Year. IMAGE/Michael N.Todaro/WireImage