Carly Rae Jepsen`s ‘Call me maybe’ named ‘Song of the Summer’

Updated: Sep 08, 2012, 11:51 AM IST

London: Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit song ‘Call me maybe’ has been voted as the Song of the Summer by Billboard magazine.

The 26-year-old’s first single, which spent nine consecutive weeks at number one on America``s Billboard Hot 100 chart, topped the publication``s list of popular songs from summer 2012.

The Canadian singer is the first artist, after Katy Perry to claim the title with a debut record.

Perry is also in this year``s (12) top five with her track Wide Awake at number four, behind Maroon 5``s Payphone at two and Gotye``s Somebody That I Used to Know at three.

The top five is rounded out by Ellie Goulding``s Lights.