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Cody Robert Simpson (born 11 January 1997) is an Australian pop singer from Gold Coast, Queensland, who is currently signed to US record label Atlantic Records.[2]Early life

Simpson was born toBrad and Angie Simpson. He has two younger siblings, Tom and Alli.[3] He is also a talented swimmer, winning two gold medals at the Queensland Swimming Championships.[4] Simpson trained at the MiamiSwimming Club under coach Ken Nixon.[5] Simpson's mother Angie works as a volunteer at the club.[6]
Simpson began to record songs in his bedroom during the summer of 2009 on YouTube, performing "I'mYours" by Jason Mraz,[7] "Cry Me a River"[8] and "Señorita"[9] by Justin Timberlake, "I Want You Back" by the Jackson 5,[10] and his own songs, "One"[11] and "Perfect".[12] He was subsequently discoveredon YouTube by Shawn Campbell,[13] a Grammy-nominated record producer who has produced for Jay-Z and other artists.
Music career

Simpson's rise to recognition was featured on The 7.30 Report inDecember 2009.[14] He released his debut single, "iYiYi" (which features American rapper Flo Rida), on 15 May 2010. It was digitally released on 30 May 2010.[15] The music video for "iYiYi" was releasedon 30 June 2010.[16] The music video for Simpson's second single, "Summertime", was released on 20 September 2010.[17]
Simpson relocated to Los Angeles in June 2010 with his family to record hissongs with Atlantic Records and his producer Shawn Campbell.[18] His manager is Michael 'Blue' Williams. [19] That same month, Simpson appeared on Sunrise.[20] On 22 June 2010, it was announced thatSimpson would participate in the Camplified 2010 Tour, along with other artists, touring across the United States. The tour began on 5 July 2010 and ended on 14 August 2010. It was also Simpson's firstpublic tour.[21] While on tour, Simpson performed a song called "Love So Strong". In an interview with Popstar Magazine, Simpson stated that his inspiration for the song was "A girl, back home. That's...
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