Top Ten: Things You Might Not Know About OneRepublic

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 …

OneRepublic

OneRepublic

#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”


onerepublic385 01 Top Ten: Things You Might Not Know About OneRepublic#7 OneRepublic won the award for International Band Of The Year at the Polish ESKA MUSIC AWARDS.

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#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.


DON’T MISS ALICE’S SUMMERTHING 2011 ON 6/26/2011 IN GOLDEN GATE PARK
FREE FREE FREE

WITH ONEREPUBLIC, MATT NATHANSON, MICHELLE BRANCH, PARACHUTE, & ANDREW ALLEN

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  1. Justin says:

    Whats up Maringan, thanks again for bringing Ray and I out to Golden Gate Park, it was a great time in the summer sun, and a most awesome weekend. The Alice vibe was so chill, I loved it. Heres the band that was playing, were able to see, One Republic, were some new fans now, hehe!
    TTYL, have a great week, peace.

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