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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

Top Songs by
Cody Simpson

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

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