There’s Still Hope for Carly Rae Jepsen’s No. 1

Performer Carly Rae Jepsen poses in the press room at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Another week, another No. 2 for “Call Me Maybe” on the Billboard "Hot 100." (Yes, Gotye is still No. 1.) But do not give up, America, for Billboard notes that “the points gap between the two titles continues to shrink.” Whatever that means, it sure sounds promising. Vulture and Barack Obama continue to believe.