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Featuring the anthemic songwriting of Ryan Tedder, and balancing pop with alternative rock influences, OneRepublic became a regular presence on the charts of North America, Europe, and Australasia beginning with their 2007 debut. A Timbaland remix of its lead single, "Apologize," landed in the Top Three in well over dozen countries and was, at the time, the best-selling digital download in U.S. history. Although the song seemed to make them an instant success, OneRepublic had spent five years touring the musical minor leagues before its release, with Tedder splitting his time between the band's work and production gigs for other artists. Tedder and Zach Filkins formed the band in 2002 and relocated to Los Angeles shortly thereafter, adding keyboardist Drew Brown, bassist/cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher to the lineup in the process. OneRepublic then signed with Sony BMG's Columbia label in 2003; three years later, however, the bandmates returned from a performance at Coachella to find themselves dropped from Columbia's roster. Nevertheless, OneRepublic's popularity continued to soar on MySpace, and Tedder helped raise the group's profile by penning songs for artists like Hilary Duff and Blake Lewis. Hip-hop producer Timbaland (with whom Tedder had already worked for several years) took notice of the group's audience and signed OneRepublic to his own Mosley Music Group, a joint venture with Interscope Records. Timbaland also remixed one of the group's most promising tracks, "Apologize," and included it on his own album, 2007's Timbaland Presents Shock Value. The song quickly became a platinum-selling single in many countries, breaking airplay records in the U.K. and selling an unprecedented 4.3 million digital downloads in America alone. Later that year, OneRepublic stepped out on their own with Dreaming Out Loud, a debut album filled with piano-fueled songwriting and pop/rock melodies. The album quickly went gold, and "Apologize" continued to top the singles charts in multiple countries. Another Tedder-penned track, Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love," experienced similar success at the same time, thus making Tedder one of the year's most celebrated songwriters. OneRepublic began writing songs for a second album in 2008, and the group later decamped to Colorado Springs to avoid outside distractions. Although initially planned for a summer release, Waking Up wasn't completed until September 2009. The album's lead single, "All the Right Moves," was released to radio that same month, and the album followed in November, charting in the U.S. and Europe. In 2013, OneRepublic returned with their third studio album, Native, featuring the singles "Feel Again," "If I Lose Myself," and their biggest hit to that point, "Counting Stars," a U.S. number two. During the group's subsequent extensive world tour, a deluxe version of Native was released, featuring the hit "Love Runs Out," which reached number 15 on the Hot 100 and was a Top Ten hit in several other countries. They also landed on the Billboard 200 with their 2014 iTunes Session. As touring continued, the band began recording its follow-up album. Written in 16 cities across 12 countries, Oh My My captured the sound and flavor of locales like Turkey, Brazil, Spain, and Russia, and was released in late 2016. The album peaked at number three on the Billboard 200. The following year, while on tour with Fitz & the Tantrums and James Arthur, the band released the stand-alone single "No Vacancy," a tropical-tinged track that featured Sebastian Yatra and Amir on a pair of remixes. ~ Andrew Leahey
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    Teen Pop
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    Pop Mix

    Pop Mix
    2 songs

    Lite Hits

    Lite Hits
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    Pop Remixes

    Pop Remixes
    3 songs

    Dance Pop

    3 songs

    Scratch DJ Academy Mixtape

    1 song

    Love Songs

    1 song

    Party Hits

    1 song

    Hot Summer Hits

    1 song

    Adult Alternative

    1 song

    Adult Rock

    1 song

    Workout Songs

    1 song

    Kids Pop

    1 song

    Shuffle Hits

    1 song

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Top Songs by

  1.   Song
  2.   Counting Stars
  3.   Love Runs Out
  4.   Good Life
  5.   Stop And Stare
  6.   All the Right Moves
  7.   Secrets
  8.   I Lived
  9.   No Vacancy
  10.   Wherever I Go
  11.   Feel Again
  12.   Apologize
  13.   Kids
  14.   Apologize
  15.   If I Lose Myself
  16.   Let's Hurt Tonight
  17.   Rich Love
  18.   Christmas Without You
  19.   Kids by SeeB
  20.   Life In Color
  21.   Mercy
  22.   Prodigal
  23.   Can't Stop
  24.   Stop and Stare
  25.   Heaven
  26.   Better
  27.   All We Are
  28.   Lift Me Up
  29.   Everybody Loves Me
  30.   Burning Bridges
  31.   Goodbye, Apathy
  32.   Fingertips
  33.   Something I Need
  34.   Au Revoir
  35.   Marchin' On
  36.   Human
  37.   Dreaming Out Loud
  38.   Truth to Power
  39.   A.I. by Peter Gabriel
  40.   What You Wanted
  41.   Come Home
  42.   All We Are
  43.   Fear
  44.   No Vacancy by Amir
  45.   Born
  46.   Dream
  47.   Future Looks Good
  48.   Waking Up
  49.   Mercy
  50.   All These Things
  51.   NbHD by Santigold
  52.   Light It Up
  53.   All Fall Down
  54.   Sleep
  55.   Oh My My by Cassius
  56.   Choke
  57.   Oh My My
  58.   Preacher
  59.   All This Time
  60.   Someone To Save You
  61.   Tyrant
  62.   No Vacancy by Tiziano Ferro
  63.   No Vacancy by Sebastian Yatra
  64.   Ordinary Human
  65.   Lullaby
  66.   Won't Stop
  67.   Say (All I Need)
  68.   Prodigal
  69.   Someone to Save You
  70.   Goodbye, Apathy
  71.   Don't Look Down
  72.   Missing Persons 1 & 2
  73.   Too Easy
  74.   Tyrant
  75.   Made For You

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