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Cody Simpson

In 2008, 11-year-old Cody Simpson opened a YouTube account and began posting videos of his own musical performances. Accompanying himself on the acoustic guitar, the Australian preteen sang songs by other artists -- namely pop stars like Jason Mraz and Justin Timberlake -- while also giving some air time to his original tunes. Producer Shawn Campbell stumbled across his YouTube page one year later and invited Simpson to the U.S., jump-starting a series of songwriting collaborations and studio sessions that resulted in a 2010 deal with Atlantic Records. His debut single, "iYiYi," was released later that year and cracked the Top 20 in Australia, thanks in no small part to a cameo by Flo Rida. Two versions of the song were later featured on 4 U, Simpson’s debut EP, which appeared in December 2010. Simpson kept himself busy with a variety of projects in 2011, releasing the single "On My Mind" that May, then launching a brief tour of the United States, all designed as promotion for his EP Coast to Coast; he also appeared on Australian television with some regularity. Simpson finally released his full-length debut, Paradise, in October 2012; it was preceded by the aptly named summer EP Preview to Paradise. Paradise did well in Australia, where it peaked at number two, and in Canada, where it went all the way to number one; the album performed respectably in the U.S., peaking at number 27. Simpson quickly followed Paradise with the breezy, sun-kissed Surfer's Paradise album in July of 2013. In 2015, he delivered his third studio album, the Cisco Adler-produced Free. The album showcased yet more laid-back, reggae-infused vibes and featured collaborations with Donavon Frankenreiter and G. Love. ~ Andrew Leahey
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Cody Simpson

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Cody Simpson

Top Songs by
Cody Simpson

  1.   Song
  2.   Pretty Brown Eyes
  3.   Wish U Were Here
  4.   La Da Dee
  5.   Be the One
  6.   Free
  7.   Please Come Home For Christmas
  8.   So Listen by T-Pain
  9.   Good as It Gets
  10.   iYiYi by Flo Rida
  11.   New Problems
  12.   Surfboard
  13.   Not Just You
  14.   On My Mind
  15.   Summertime
  16.   I'm Your Friend
  17.   Love Yourself by Garrett Dutton
  18.   ABC
  19.   It Don't Matter by Donavon Frankenreiter
  20.   If You Left Him for Me
  21.   Sinkin' In
  22.   No Ceiling
  23.   Shine Supernova
  24.   Gentleman
  25.   Angel
  26.   Round of Applause
  27.   Still Smiling
  28.   Wilderness
  29.   Thotful
  30.   Refresh in G Minor
  31.   Flower
  32.   Love
  33.   Summertime Of Our Lives
  34.   Back To You
  35.   All Day
  36.   Crazy But True
  37.   Livin' Easy
  38.   Driftwood
  39.   Imma Be Cool
  40.   Hello
  41.   iyiy by Flo Rida
  42.   Summer Shade
  43.   Don't Cry Your Heart Out
  44.   I Love Girls
  45.   Tears On Your Pillow
  46.   Paradise
  47.   Happy Lil' Hippie
  48.   Got Me Good

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