Ryan Tedder Joins The Voice Team

Ryan Tedder Joins The Voice
Ryan Tedder (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)
The Voice is bringing in OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder as the show’s first in-house producer and songwriter. Tedder, who previously acted as an advisor, will be helping this season’s three final contestants prepare for the big finale. As the show’s songwriter, Tedder will be penning an original song for each of the three artists to perform on December 17, 2013. According to NBC, that single will be available on iTunes immediately after the show.
“Ryan is a brilliant songwriter and on the forefront of today’s music scene. His contributions to The Voice will be invaluable in both his work with our artists and in creating a song that will capture the essence of our show,” said Paul Telegdy, President of Alternative and Late Night Programming, NBC Entertainment.
The season of The Voice has been averaging 15.2 million viewers and is the #1 unscripted series on NBC, CBS, ABC, and Fox.
Ryan Tedder Profile [Courtesy of NBC]:
Tedder is the founder and lead singer/songwriter of OneRepublic and producer of artists such as Adele, Beyonce, Leona Lewis, Maroon 5 and Carrie Underwood. He has sold over 130 million records worldwide and has held over 75 #1 chart positions across the globe. The six-time Grammy nominee took home his first Grammy for Album of the Year award at the 2012 Grammy Awards for his work on Adele’s 21.
OneRepublic took the world by storm in 2007 with their debut release Dreaming Out Loud. The album included the smash single “Apologize,” which shattered digital sales and airplay records worldwide. The band’s sophomore album, 2009’s Waking Up, produced three singles: “All the Right Moves,” “Secrets,” and “Good Life.” OneRepublic released their third studio album, Native, on March 26 where it debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. The set includes hits “If I Lose Myself,” “Feel Again” and new single “Counting Stars,” which just broke into the top 10 at Top 40 radio this week.
The band has toured the world, headlining dates in the U.S. and Europe and opening for Bon Jovi and U2.
Source: NBC
-Posted by Rebecca Murray

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