Call her a rising star! Carly Rae Jepsen arrived at the 2012 Billboard Women in Music Luncheon in New York City on Friday (November 30). The event – held at Capitale – also brought Katy Perry, Cher Lloyd and Ciara.
Carly Tweeted: “Big thanks to everyone @Billboard for honoring me with the Rising Star Award! Also congrats to @KatyPerry ~ Woman of the Year!”
According to the Associated Press – Carly thanked her mom and stepmom when accepting her rising star honor. The Canadian singer said she was happy and surprised by her success.
Katy also thanked her mom and told interviewer Jon Stewart she thought her moment had passed.
She also told Billboard, “I thought my year was over! It does feel like this record has never ended.”