Artist: OneRepublic Biography

14 May 2006, 03:52  60,722,005  2,217,416

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

614,680
6,457,002
Apologize - OneRepublic

Apologize

579,869
3,777,894
Secrets - OneRepublic

Secrets

545,882
4,255,418
All the Right Moves - OneRepublic

All the Right Moves

496,239
4,062,138
Stop and Stare - OneRepublic

Stop and Stare

462,978
2,761,822
Good Life - OneRepublic

Good Life

446,608
3,108,805
Say (All I Need) - OneRepublic

Say (All I Need)

280,428
1,704,090
Come Home - OneRepublic

Come Home

228,915
1,191,932
Mercy - OneRepublic

Mercy

223,797
1,190,074
If I Lose Myself - OneRepublic

If I Lose Myself

205,574
1,602,979
All Fall Down - OneRepublic

All Fall Down

203,735
1,217,192
All We Are - OneRepublic

All We Are

200,385
1,098,482
Love Runs Out - OneRepublic

Love Runs Out

200,149
1,433,399
Everybody Loves Me - OneRepublic

Everybody Loves Me

196,923
1,228,260
Marchin On - OneRepublic

Marchin On

180,256
1,124,015
Feel Again - OneRepublic

Feel Again

172,743
1,166,506
I Lived - OneRepublic

I Lived

171,170
1,116,203
Tyrant - OneRepublic

Tyrant

158,264
703,583
Made for You - OneRepublic

Made for You

150,637
756,063
Prodigal - OneRepublic

Prodigal

140,418
651,379
All This Time - OneRepublic

All This Time

140,331
771,354
Won't Stop - OneRepublic

Won't Stop

130,800
624,895
Something I Need - OneRepublic

Something I Need

130,376
878,523
Someone to save you - OneRepublic

Someone to save you

125,126
592,331
Fear - OneRepublic

Fear

119,933
560,373
Lullaby - OneRepublic

Lullaby

118,142
546,616
Wherever I Go - OneRepublic

Wherever I Go

116,866
695,798
Waking Up - OneRepublic

Waking Up

109,676
529,558
Missing Persons 1 & 2 - OneRepublic

Missing Persons 1 & 2

108,120
512,336
Stop & Stare - OneRepublic

Stop & Stare

105,355
942,468
What You Wanted - OneRepublic

What You Wanted

105,317
596,047
Goodbye, Apathy - OneRepublic

Goodbye, Apathy

100,409
442,164
Burning Bridges - OneRepublic

Burning Bridges

82,684
518,927
Au Revoir - OneRepublic

Au Revoir

80,573
407,304
Light It Up - OneRepublic

Light It Up

80,109
371,031
Preacher - OneRepublic

Preacher

79,419
458,819
Kids - OneRepublic

Kids

71,717
406,726
Life in Color - OneRepublic

Life in Color

70,358
371,514
Don't Look Down - OneRepublic

Don't Look Down

69,170
304,499
Can’t Stop - OneRepublic

Can’t Stop

67,980
344,826
No Vacancy - OneRepublic

No Vacancy

64,491
298,073
Rich Love (with Seeb) - OneRepublic

Rich Love (with Seeb)

59,936
285,174
Goodbye Apathy - OneRepublic

Goodbye Apathy

56,581
373,504
Something's Gotta Give - OneRepublic

Something's Gotta Give

53,244
240,720
Dreaming Out Loud - OneRepublic

Dreaming Out Loud

41,377
209,280
Let's Hurt Tonight - OneRepublic

Let's Hurt Tonight

36,824
193,429
Passenger - OneRepublic

Passenger

35,322
154,641
Christmas Without You - OneRepublic

Christmas Without You

32,806
103,354