Ep. 148: Ryan Tedder
We are excited and honored to welcome back today’s guest to not only talk about the craziness of his last few years but also an upcoming release, NFT’s, blockchain and the future of music. Today’s guest is a 3x Grammy award winning songwriter and producer who has worked with everyone from Adele to Paul McCartney, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, U2, Miley Cyrus and Lil Nas X in addition to being the lead singer, writer and producer of the multi-platinum selling band OneRepublic. Most recently, he was a writer on both Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande’s #1 albums as well as writing and producing the Billboard #1 song “Sucker” for the Jonas Brothers, which was also the most played song in the world in 2019. Our guest wrote and produced the title track for John Legend’s 2021 Grammy award winning album Bigger Love. Currently he is in the studio working with MGK, Lil Nas X, The Jonas brothers, and Miley Cyrus on their upcoming projects. As a producer, he received the Grammy award for “Album of the Year” for Adele’s 21 and 25, and Taylor Swift’s 1989. As a songwriter, he has received the National Music Publishers’ Association’s Songwriter Icon Award, as well as 3 RIAA certified Diamond Awards and has amassed over 450mm in record sales. OneRepublic’s latest album, Human, dropped on August 27, 2021. It includes singles, which combined have over 2.5 billion global streams: “Somebody”, “Run”, “Somebody To Love”, “Wanted”, “Didn’t I”, “Better Days” and “Rescue Me”, which has been certified RIAA Gold. Outside of music, our guest served as an executive producer and judge on NBC’s “Songland” and a producer on Nickelodeon’s “California Dreaming.” And The Writer Is… Ryan Tedder!
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