Origin: Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Genres: Pop rock, alternative rock
Years active: 1996–present
Associated acts: Timbaland,Sara Bareilles,Leona Lewis
*OneRepublic is an American, self proclaimed "genreless" band from Colorado Springs, Colorado. Formed in 2002 by Ryan Tedder and Zach Filkins, the band achieved success on MySpace, becoming the most prominent un-signed act on the website. They signed onto Mosley Music Group in 2006, and released their debut album, Dreaming Out Loud in 2007.
OneRepublic achieved chart success with their first single, "Apologize". A remix of "Apologize" was featured on the Timbaland album, Shock Value. The remix version was a massive hit internationally, reaching number-one in sixteen countries and bringing OneRepublic international fame. The band also achieved national success with their second single, "Stop and Stare". Dreaming Out Loud was certified gold in the United States, Austria, Australia and Canada.
The band`s second album, Waking Up, was released on November 17, 2009. The lead single from the album, "All the Right Moves" charted in the top ten in Ireland, New Zealand, Switzerland and in the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100. Critical reception to both albums was mixed.