They are headlining Alice’s Summerthing 2011 this Sunday in Golden Gate Park (AND IT IS FREE!) so we figured you might want to know some random facts about [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]OneRepublic[/lastfm]. You know their songs “Apologize”, “Good Life” and “Stop and Stare” but did you know …
#10 Ryan Tedder & Zach Filkins started the band while attending high school in Colorado Springs
#9 OneRepublic performed live on “Dancing With The Stars”
#8 OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder co-wrote the Leona Lewis hit “Bleeding Love”
#7 OneRepublic won the award for International Band Of The Year at the Polish ESKA MUSIC AWARDS.
#6 Lead guitarist Zach Filkins spent a short time modeling in Chicago … one of his big gigs was with Jockey Underwear.
#5 OneRepublic occasionally has performed a live medley that includes “Stand By Me” by Ben King, “Seven Nation Army” by the White Stripes, and Justin Timberlake’s “SexyBack”.
#4 They won the Best Hook-Up Award for “Apologize” at the MTV Asia Awards 2008
#3 Early versions of the band were called This Beautiful Mess and Republic
#2 Ryan Tedder worked with Beyoncé on her album I Am … Sasha Fierce, penning the song “Halo”
#1 Ryan Tedder has close ties with American Idol, producing and writing for Kelly Clarkson, Adam Lambert, Blake Lewis, and Jordin Sparks.
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