Carly Rae Jepsen Performs “This Kiss” & Talks Covers On ‘Ellen’

Carly Rae Jepsen‘s “Call Me Maybe” launched her as the most-covered artist of the year — but does a superstar of her stature even have the time to keep up with all those renditions? When Jepsen appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show to promote her new album, Kiss (out today, September 18!), the pop songbird admitted that she hasn’t had time to keep up with all 63,000 remakes of “Call Me Maybe,” but she isn’t watching much of anything, given that she doesn’t even own a TV. Luckily, Ellen was on hand to remedy that with a very thoughtful gift. Oh, Ellen!

Moreover, Jepsen gave the debut TV performance of her new single, “This Kiss” — head below to see her perform the track in full.

But while Jepsen may be a Luddite, she’s also in Justin Bieber‘s inner circle — and she talked about the monumental influence he had in making her a huge success. (Surely it doesn’t hurt that her breakout single was pretty catchy.) Watch the interview above.

After chatting with Ellen, Carly took the stage to perform her new single “This Kiss” — which she delivered with her usual charm and enthusiasm. Take a look: