Ryan Tedder

Ryan Tedder



Ryan Benjamin Tedder (born June 26, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. As well as being the lead vocalist for the pop rock band OneRepublic, he has an independent career as a songwriter and producer for various artists, including Madonna, U2, Adele, Beyoncé, Maroon 5, Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Lopez, Westlife, One Direction, Taylor Swift, and Leona Lewis.

Tedder's production and songwriting work has proven successful commercially. "Apologize", written with and performed by his band OneRepublic, "Bleeding Love", performed by Leona Lewis, and "Halo", performed by Beyoncé, all made it to the list of best-selling singles of all time.[1] In early 2014, Billboard named him "The Undercover King of Pop" and featured him on the magazine's cover.



"Apologize" (also spelt "Apologise" internationally) is the debut single written by OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder for OneRepublic's debut album Dreaming Out Loud.
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James Blunt 'overtakes' Ed Sheeran in singles charts
  –  April 4, 2017
James Blunt's new album The Afterlove experiments with modern sounds courtesy of the likes of OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder and Ed SheeranMatt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Ed Sheeran has dominated the charts for four weeks, but it looks like his reign is finally over.
What We Know About The Killers Fifth Studio Album So Far...
  –  April 4, 2017
They're working with some of the biggest names business OneRepublic frontman and songwriter to the stars Ryan Tedder revealed he'd been working on new material with the band, while Flowers conformed they'd be working with Flood and Alan Moulder again.
Apres Remixes Alesso's Latest Single 'Falling'
  –  April 3, 2017
His debut album 'Forever' hit the UK top 30 and featured collaborations with OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder and Tove Lo. The huge hit 'Heroes (We Could Be)', amassed over 1.5 billion streams worldwide and helped launch Tove Lo into pop superstardom. Alesso has ...
James Blunt injected Carrie Fisher's wit into new album
  –  April 3, 2017
I have been called much worse than a d**k." It's not just Ed, Johnny and Carrie who the 'You're Beautiful' hitmaker credits as his friends, as James is also close with OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder and actually penned his track 'Love Me Better' in the American ...
21 Pump Up Songs To Listen To After A Breakup
  –  April 1, 2017
6. “I Don’t Want To Be Sad” - Simple Plan 7. “This Is Not An Apology” - Bea Miller 8. “The Fighter” - Gym Class Heroes feat. Ryan Tedder 9. “Secrets” - Mary Lambert 10. “Sit Still, Look Pretty” - Daya
Ed Sheeran – Divide album review
  –  April 1, 2017
For Divide Ed has worked with Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid, OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder, writer/producer Benny Blanco and Foy Vance to name a few. The end result is an album that plays to Ed’s strengths offering a variety of musical styles while keeping ...
MUSIC: James Blunt's new album a gift for loved-up couples
  –  March 31, 2017
Ed Sheeran, plus songwriters Ryan Tedder, Amy Wadge (who has also worked with Sheeran) and Stephan Moccio (Miley Cyrus) all had input. Track five, Someone Singing Along, is an acoustic tune with folksy overtones. It is a relief following the more emotional ...
Nelly Furtado is back after a five year break with her new album, The Ride
  –  March 31, 2017
Her return to mainstream pop in 2009 with The Spirit Indestructible featured all the right hitmakers — Timbaland, Ryan Tedder, The Neptunes and Tiesto but it flopped. The Canadian musician decided to retreat from music to explore other endeavours from ...
The Jesus and Mary Chain, Raekwon, James Blunt and more music reviews
  –  March 29, 2017
The slightly too shiny "California" also sounds catered to modern pop radio. This is a targeted attempt to get Blunt back on top, especially when you see Ryan Tedder in the various production credits. This is merely a good offering. It's not a record that ...
Harry Styles is launching his solo career with some help from Saturday Night Live
  –  March 28, 2017
The 23-year-old has collaborated with Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid, Bruno Mars, One Republic singer Ryan Tedder and producer Max Martin on the record. Back in February, Sony music boss Rob Stringer called the record ‘beautiful’ and ‘authentic’.
Harry Styles: everything we know about his new album so far
  –  March 27, 2017
We even recorded a rough demo together with our vocals together. It's a cute acoustic love thing." Ryan Tedder, songwriter for Adele and Beyoncé and OneRepublic frontman told pop culture website Key 103 that he and Styles had “done a couple of things”.
Wild, thrilling (and unpredictable!), natural wines are finding fans in Dallas
  –  March 26, 2017
Ryan Tedder, formerly the sommelier and general manager at FT33 and now the head buyer for Graileys Fine Wines, adds that "embracing natural wine makes a lot of sense philosophically for some restaurants, particularly those dedicated to responsible ...
How James Blunt became everyone's favourite tweeter
  –  March 24, 2017
They love my music and I’ve made my best album yet." It's certainly got a box office line-up, with Ed Sheeran, Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic, Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid all adding their names to the track listing. And it seems Ed gave James some advice ...
James Blunt Says 'You're Beautiful' Doesn't Mean What You Think It Does
  –  March 24, 2017
The singer said his previous albums were all related to each other and more “lyrically filtered,” but for this, collaborators such as Sheeran and OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder inspired him to really “say something.” Blunt credits Sheeran and ...
Spinning tracks: March 24 releases
  –  March 24, 2017
Here he collaborates with the likes of Ed Sheeran and OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder. Craig Finn, “We All Want the Same Things” (Partisan) The Hold Steady frontman releases his third set of solo material in five years. Finn furthers his signature style ...
James Blunt Says Ed Sheeran Is Not Great With Secrets, 'But He's a Phenomenal Songwriter’
  –  March 24, 2017
"I think I kind of put together a dream team of people to help. I worked with Ed Sheeran and Ryan Tedder, who is the lead singer of One Republic." Blunt also shares how he taught Ed Sheeran "how to ski by day" and Sheeran taught him "how to write songs by ...
Ryan Tedder pushed James Blunt to be 'bold on new album
  –  March 24, 2017
The OneRepublic singer-and-songwriter worked on the 'You're Beautiful' hitmaker's new album 'The Afterlove' and on lead single 'Love Me Better', on which he influenced James to write the lyric, "Yeah I've been called a d**k, I've been called so many things ...
Listen to the exclusive pre-stream of James Blunt’s new album now
  –  March 24, 2017
So it was great to have him there.” The other talents who lent a hand on the album include Ryan Tedder, Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran, Shannon Saunders), Johnny McDaid (Example, Biffy Clyro), Stephan Moccio (Miley Cyrus, The Weeknd) and MoZella (Miley Cyrus ...
James Blunt on how Ed Sheeran and Twitter takedowns took him from laughing stock to pop credibility
  –  March 24, 2017
The Afterlove sees Blunt, 43, working with a team of the highest calibre. The line-up includes the all-conquering Ed Sheeran, Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic, Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid, MoZella — who wrote Wrecking Ball for Miley Cyrus — and Stephan ...
James Blunt is back with The Afterlove and resistance is futile
  –  March 23, 2017
Using the services of nearly 20 cowriters (including Sheeran, Ryan Tedder, Amy Wadge, Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid and Adonis Shropshire) across 10 songs, the all-too inevitable impression is that the former British army officer is taking no chances in ...
How James Blunt became Twitter's unlikeliest, funniest star
  –  March 22, 2017
Blunt, 43, learned to face his critics on Afterlove, which features songs co-written with OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder and Shape of You hitmaker Ed Sheeran, whom he'll be supporting on his forthcoming North American tour. With the success of his first album ...
Pop Shop Podcast: Why James Blunt 'Had to Get Over' Chasing a Hit; Plus Nicki Minaj Makes Chart History
  –  March 22, 2017
On the latest show, James Blunt is our very special guest! He drops in to talk about new album The Afterlove, working with Ryan Tedder and Ed Sheeran on the set, and how he went into the project with a refreshed outlook on the music business and songwriting.
Golden Globes: How Ryan Tedder tapped Stevie Wonder's DNA for the uplifting 'Faith'
  –  January 5, 2017
Stevie Wonder isn’t in the habit of making songs for movies — but when he gets around to it, the song makes an impact. In 1985 he won an Academy Award for “I Just Called to Say I Love You,” from the Gene Wilder comedy “The Woman in Red.”

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