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

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