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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. Simpson was born to Brad and Angie Simpson. He has two younger siblings, Tom and Alli. He is also a talented swimmer, winning two gold medals at the Queensland Swimming Championships. Simpson trained at the Miami Swimming Club under coach Ken Nixon. Simpson’s mother Angie works as a volunteer at the club. Simpson began to record songs in his bedroom during the summer of 2009 on YouTube, performing “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz, “Cry Me a River” and “Señorita” by Justin Timberlake, “I Want You Back” by the Jackson 5, and his own songs, “One” and “Perfect”. He was subsequently discovered on YouTube by Shawn Campbell, a Grammy-nominated record producer who has produced for Jay-Z and other artists. There are rumors that he may be dating Kylie Jenner.