Artist: OneRepublic Biography

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OneRepublicOneRepublic is an American, self-proclaimed "genreless", band formed in Colorado Springs in 2002 by Ryan Tedder and Zach Filkins. After a few years of moderate success, they have since drawn mainstream attention with the release of their single "Apologize," which has sold in excess of 7 million singles worldwide. The song, according to SoundScan Data, is one of only two songs that have reached 3 million legal downloads in history. A remix of "Apologize" was featured on Timbaland's Shock Value and the band's debut album, Dreaming Out Loud, produced by Greg Wells. Their debut album was released in the United States on November 20, 2007, with international release dates staggered throughout early 2008. As of June 14, 2008, Dreaming Out Loud had sold 761,298 copies in the U.S. with the bands total album sales coming to over 1.5 million worldwide so far. The band's second single, "Stop and Stare," has also crossed the 2 million mark in terms of worldwide single sales. Their third single, "Say (All I Need)", has been released in the UK and in the U.S.

OneRepublic's song "Apologize", written by Ryan Tedder, was released in its original version on the band's debut album Dreaming Out Loud. The song was also prominently featured as a remix on Timbaland's 2007 release of Shock Value. The single, as featured on Shock Value, has gone 3x Platinum (marking three million copies sold in the U.S) and 5 million copies worldwide. It peaked at number three on the U.K. Official Top 40 Week on November 11, 2007. The week of November 10, 2007, "Apologize" was the biggest radio airplay hit in the history of Top 40 radio in North America, racking up an astounding 10,331 spins in one week. The song held the #1 position for five months before the record was broken by "Bleeding Love", a song co-written and produced by Tedder.

The band performed "Apologize" live on Fox's So You Think You Can Dance on August 2, 2007, and with Timbaland on an episode of One Life to Live in October 2007. It was also played at the end of four television shows-- Cold Case episode "Sabotage," Smallville's "Hero," Hollyoaks and Gossip Girl episode "Hi, Society." The follow-up single to "Apologize" is "Stop and Stare". They performed "Stop and Stare" and "Mercy" live on the Smallville episode, "Hero," which aired March 13, 2008. They also performed "Stop and Stare" on the Australian version of So You Think You Can Dance on April 7, 2008. On May 21, 2008, the band appeared on the American Idol (season 7) finale performing a duet of "Apologize" with finalist David Archuleta. They returned to Fox's So You Think You Can Dance on July 3, 2008 with a live performance of their third single "Say (All I Need)"

Their fourth single and follow up to "Say (All I Need)" is "Mercy" and was released in the autumn of 2008.

They released a second album, Waking Up, in 2010. From this album, they released four singles: All the Right Moves, Secrets, Marchin' On and Good Life. Their album peaked at No. 21 on Billboard and has sold 300,000 copies worldwide.

Top Track "OneRepublic"

Counting Stars - OneRepublic

Counting Stars

582,902
6,177,468
Apologize - OneRepublic

Apologize

562,913
3,666,675
Secrets - OneRepublic

Secrets

535,309
4,166,319
All The Right Moves - OneRepublic

All The Right Moves

490,845
4,019,792
Stop and Stare - OneRepublic

Stop and Stare

457,230
2,717,859
Good Life - OneRepublic

Good Life

441,545
3,062,863
Say (All I Need) - OneRepublic

Say (All I Need)

279,810
1,696,931
Come Home - OneRepublic

Come Home

227,488
1,180,838
Mercy - OneRepublic

Mercy

223,418
1,186,174
All Fall Down - OneRepublic

All Fall Down

202,942
1,208,592
If I Lose Myself - OneRepublic

If I Lose Myself

201,353
1,565,296
All We Are - OneRepublic

All We Are

200,001
1,093,708
Everybody Loves Me - OneRepublic

Everybody Loves Me

195,139
1,214,901
Love Runs Out - OneRepublic

Love Runs Out

193,949
1,381,059
Marchin On - OneRepublic

Marchin On

179,190
1,115,268
Feel Again - OneRepublic

Feel Again

170,217
1,149,646
I Lived - OneRepublic

I Lived

163,827
1,061,245
Tyrant - OneRepublic

Tyrant

158,114
701,651
Made for You - OneRepublic

Made for You

150,201
752,444
Prodigal - OneRepublic

Prodigal

140,242
649,713
All This Time - OneRepublic

All This Time

139,452
765,838
Won't Stop - OneRepublic

Won't Stop

130,383
621,844
Something I Need - OneRepublic

Something I Need

126,805
854,114
Someone to save you - OneRepublic

Someone to save you

124,895
589,940
Fear - OneRepublic

Fear

119,630
558,032
Lullaby - OneRepublic

Lullaby

117,212
542,391
Waking Up - OneRepublic

Waking Up

109,279
526,637
Wherever I Go - OneRepublic

Wherever I Go

107,947
632,940
Missing Persons 1 & 2 - OneRepublic

Missing Persons 1 & 2

107,775
510,218
Stop & Stare - OneRepublic

Stop & Stare

105,624
944,817
What You Wanted - OneRepublic

What You Wanted

103,712
585,183
Goodbye, Apathy - OneRepublic

Goodbye, Apathy

99,874
438,481
Burning Bridges - OneRepublic

Burning Bridges

81,010
506,818
Au Revoir - OneRepublic

Au Revoir

79,201
398,627
Light It Up - OneRepublic

Light It Up

79,066
365,053
Preacher - OneRepublic

Preacher

77,686
447,114
Life in Color - OneRepublic

Life in Color

69,084
362,900
Don't Look Down - OneRepublic

Don't Look Down

68,129
299,525
Can’t Stop - OneRepublic

Can’t Stop

66,711
337,061
Kids - OneRepublic

Kids

66,007
359,105
Goodbye Apathy - OneRepublic

Goodbye Apathy

56,722
374,338
No Vacancy - OneRepublic

No Vacancy

53,079
231,783
Something's Gotta Give - OneRepublic

Something's Gotta Give

52,752
237,145
Rich Love (with Seeb) - OneRepublic

Rich Love (with Seeb)

42,915
175,246
Dreaming Out Loud - OneRepublic

Dreaming Out Loud

41,051
207,553
Passenger - OneRepublic

Passenger

35,064
153,035
Let's Hurt Tonight - OneRepublic

Let's Hurt Tonight

31,707
156,711
It's a Shame - OneRepublic

It's a Shame

31,415
132,871