Cody Simpson looks preppy as he performs unplugged on The Elvis Duran Morning ...

He's the Australian-born pop sensation climbing the ladder to stardom.

But Cody Simpson, 22, kept his look and sound stripped back when he appeared on The Elvis Duran Morning Show in New York City On Thursday.  

Appearing on the show to promote his music, the sandy-haired hunk performed the acoustic versions of a number of his songs on the show.  

Unplugged: Australian singer Cody Simpson, 22, (pictured) looked every inch the preppy rocker when he appeared on The Elvis Duran Morning Show in New York City on Thursday 

Unplugged: Australian singer Cody Simpson, 22, (pictured) looked every inch the preppy rocker when he appeared on The Elvis Duran Morning Show in New York City on Thursday 

Cody then settled in for a interview with the veteran journalist Elvis, who has been hosting his show since 1996.  

For the appearance, the teen heartthrob kept his look low-key and preppy by pairing his tight black jeans with a dark blue T-shirt. 

He complemented this look by layering the t-shirt with a striped shirt and a stylish black coat.

Chart-topper: Cody sang a number of acoustic style songs on the show including the ballad

Chart-topper: Cody sang a number of acoustic style songs on the show including the ballad 'We Had' along with a cover of the Halsey classic 'Without Me' 

The YouTube sensation-turned-professional hit-maker finished his stylish outfit off with a pair of tan-hued boots and a thick black belt. 

Cody opted to wear his medium-length blonde hair to one side, allowing it to curl naturally in a semi-wet look. 

During Cody's time on the show, he performed his song 'We Had' along with a cover of the Halsey contemporary classic 'Without Me'.

Performer: Cody had just a guitar to accompany him as he sang the romantic songs on the New York morning show, with him promoting his music

Performer: Cody had just a guitar to accompany him as he sang the romantic songs on the New

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