Artist: OneRepublic Biography

14 May 2006, 03:52  61,552,376  2,240,357

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

628,083
6,586,566
Apologize - OneRepublic

Apologize

588,017
3,829,869
Secrets - OneRepublic

Secrets

550,918
4,297,336
All the Right Moves - OneRepublic

All the Right Moves

499,224
4,086,215
Stop and Stare - OneRepublic

Stop and Stare

465,509
2,781,311
Good Life - OneRepublic

Good Life

449,412
3,131,825
Say (All I Need) - OneRepublic

Say (All I Need)

281,030
1,708,844
Come Home - OneRepublic

Come Home

229,837
1,197,656
Mercy - OneRepublic

Mercy

224,213
1,193,025
If I Lose Myself - OneRepublic

If I Lose Myself

207,352
1,618,184
All Fall Down - OneRepublic

All Fall Down

204,235
1,221,202
Love Runs Out - OneRepublic

Love Runs Out

202,745
1,456,250
All We Are - OneRepublic

All We Are

200,784
1,101,423
Everybody Loves Me - OneRepublic

Everybody Loves Me

197,806
1,235,177
Marchin On - OneRepublic

Marchin On

180,923
1,128,890
Feel Again - OneRepublic

Feel Again

173,876
1,174,558
I Lived - OneRepublic

I Lived

173,816
1,138,045
Tyrant - OneRepublic

Tyrant

158,520
704,966
Made for You - OneRepublic

Made for You

150,965
758,447
All This Time - OneRepublic

All This Time

140,866
774,665
Prodigal - OneRepublic

Prodigal

140,646
652,804
Something I Need - OneRepublic

Something I Need

131,866
889,485
Won't Stop - OneRepublic

Won't Stop

131,139
626,670
Someone to save you - OneRepublic

Someone to save you

125,333
593,749
Fear - OneRepublic

Fear

120,207
562,126
Wherever I Go - OneRepublic

Wherever I Go

119,931
719,028
Lullaby - OneRepublic

Lullaby

118,519
548,715
Waking Up - OneRepublic

Waking Up

109,955
531,422
Missing Persons 1 & 2 - OneRepublic

Missing Persons 1 & 2

108,384
513,818
What You Wanted - OneRepublic

What You Wanted

106,079
600,758
Stop & Stare - OneRepublic

Stop & Stare

105,385
942,758
Goodbye, Apathy - OneRepublic

Goodbye, Apathy

100,722
443,905
Burning Bridges - OneRepublic

Burning Bridges

83,422
524,386
Au Revoir - OneRepublic

Au Revoir

81,165
411,351
Light It Up - OneRepublic

Light It Up

80,581
373,739
Preacher - OneRepublic

Preacher

80,097
463,646
Kids - OneRepublic

Kids

73,635
422,823
Life in Color - OneRepublic

Life in Color

70,917
375,830
Don't Look Down - OneRepublic

Don't Look Down

69,617
306,500
Can’t Stop - OneRepublic

Can’t Stop

68,563
348,311
No Vacancy - OneRepublic

No Vacancy

66,702
312,597
Rich Love (with Seeb) - OneRepublic

Rich Love (with Seeb)

63,582
309,994
Goodbye Apathy - OneRepublic

Goodbye Apathy

56,587
373,594
Something's Gotta Give - OneRepublic

Something's Gotta Give

53,489
242,148
Dreaming Out Loud - OneRepublic

Dreaming Out Loud

41,525
210,167
Connection - OneRepublic

Connection

38,811
152,177
Let's Hurt Tonight - OneRepublic

Let's Hurt Tonight

38,703
206,364
Passenger - OneRepublic

Passenger

35,455
155,529