Carly Attends The GLAAD ‘Believer’ Spirit Day Concert

Bop-maker, Justin Tranter, was the host and featured performer at the GLAAD Spirit Day concert last night and the place was absolutely packed with pop stars. The event took place at Sayer’s Club in Los Angeles.

Performers included Adam Lambert, JoJo, Hailee Steinfeld, Parson James, Courtney Love, and of course Justin Tranter himself. In attendance were Carly, Allie X, Willow Smith, Troye Sivan, Daya, amongst many others. Here are a few photos of Carly at the event:

And here’s a clip of Carly singing along to Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer” as covered live by Adam Lambert:

‘Carly Rae Jepsen says she has already written 80 songs for her next album’


“Being 80 songs, it could be a lot of things,” said Jepsen when asked to give an update on the album. “At this point, it’s about kind of choosing them and polishing it and getting it to a place where I can feel the order makes sense.”


That sounds like a lot of music to wade through. But Jepsen said she wrote over 200 songs for “Emotion,” some of which ended up on her equally excellent “Side B” release.


As for the tone of the album, Jepsen shared a few influences.

“I was really highly attracted to this understated disco,” said Jepsen as she was cut off by a round of cheers and applause. “In going into the studio sometimes I would realize that, ‘Oh, I wanted disco, but I’ve made a mambo.’ So, I’m not really doing any disclaimers about what this is going to be, because I think it’s got different flavors in there.”

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Photos: Carly Back in LA at LAX 10-07-2017

Z-BOUNCE FM Yokohama Radio Interview

Another New-Old interview from Japan from September 13th:

The radio host, who professed to being half-Canadian, studied at the same performing arts school as Carly in Victoria at a young age. There, he specialized in “freestyle basketball”, a talent which he happily demonstrated to Carly at the end of the interview.

Photos: Carly’s Day in New York

Before the New Yorker Festival, Carly had a fun day around town with photographer buddy Vanessa Heins and was reunited with singer Ava Raiin.

Photos sourced from the Instagram accounts of amendedversion, avaraiin, carlyraejepsen, joe_saturday, ryanferreira, vanessaheins, and on Twitter: @corzop

Carly Performs at The New Yorker Festival + Excerpts from the Interview

Carly also performed Run Away With Me and I Really Like You. Here’s some snippets from Instagram:


The performances were proceeded by a live audience interview with Amanda Petrusich. The following are some excerpts as reported by New Yorker Live‏ on Twitter:

“I’ve had a fascination my whole life with love.” — tells @amandapetrusich


Each time @amandapetrusich names one of ‘s songs, the room erupts with applause.


“I like the magic of driving towards the studio and not knowing what is going to happen that day.”@carlyraejepsen on her process


Does ever get writer’s block? “No, but that doesn’t mean I never write bad songs.” 


“I’m probably about eighty songs deep for this next album.”


“I think you write so smartly about sex.” —@amandapetrusich tells 


Does like L.A.? “I made a pact with a friend to start saying we love L.A. then maybe we’ll start to believe it.”


“I want to believe New York is love at first sight and L.A. is sort of a slow burn.”


How does explain her appeal to gay men? “I do not know how to explain it but I will say it’s the gift of my life.” 


What does think of @tomhanks? “He’s amazing. He’s exactly like you want him to be. He’s the father we all want.”

Some additional reporting by @MarcusJonesNY:

“I never run out of ideas and I never stop enjoying it”- on how she never gets writers block


. first reached out to Dev Hynes because of how much she liked the sound of “Losing You” by


 described part of her new album as “understated disco” and there were at least 2 people yelling “yaaasssss”


also said she’s into making “music to clean you house to”


When asked about her huge appeal to gay men,  called it the gift of her life


 said she’s working on a orchestra in Vancouver and might have fans vote on what songs they want arranged


Also,  revealed the first person she asked to be in the “I Really Like You” video was Bill Murray

“You’ve done more for music than The Beatles” -a fan at the Q+A portion of