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"Call Me Maybe" was initially written by Jepsen and Tavish Crowe as a folk song, while they were on tour.
She is the first Canadian female artist to have a number one on Billboard Hot 100 in five years since Avril Lavigne's "Girlfriend", which reached number one on the week of May 5, 2007, making her the first Canadian artist to have a number one in 2010s.
The song is the first number one by a Canadian female artist on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since 2007's "Girlfriend" by Avril Lavigne.
An accompanying music video was directed by Ben Knechtel.
"Call Me Maybe" was nominated for two Grammy Awards, for Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance at the 55th Annual ceremony, but lost to "We Are Young" by Fun and the live performance of "Set Fire to the Rain" by Adele, respectively.
On December 11, 2012, "Call Me Maybe" was named Song of the Year for 2012 by MTV.