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OneRepublic – ‘Wherever I Go’

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Wherever I Go” is the lead single by American pop rock band OneRepublic from their fourth upcoming studio album.

The song was written and produced by lead singer Ryan Tedder, bassist/cellist Brent Kutzle and producer Noel Zancanella. It was released as the album’s lead single on May 13, 2016.

The song’s accompanying music video, directed by Joseph Kahn, the storyline focuses on a day in the life of a Korean businessman stuck in his routine.

Listen to: OneRepublic – ‘Wherever I Go’

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Video: Tiara Thomas – “On Me”

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On Me” is the lead promotional single and music video from Tiara Thomas‘ upcoming EP, Up in Smoke.

The music video premiered on July 31st 2015 via Tiara Thomas’ official YouTube channel.

Over sensual synths and rolling hi-hats by RyanRyghteousTedder, the Indianapolis singer lets the world know that “you can’t throw your shade on me / You can’t put a label on me / You can’t put a stain on me.”

In the slick visual, she lounges amid gilded picture frames, clouds of smoke, and a luxurious bathtub.

Look for the song on her upcoming EP Up in Smoke, due Aug. 12. [via Rap-Up]

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Video: Gwen Stefani – “Baby Don’t Lie”

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Baby Don’t Lie” is the lead single and music video recorded by American singer-songwriter Gwen Stefani for her upcoming third studio album. Written by Stefani, Ryan TedderBenny Blanco and Noel Zancanella, and produced by Tedder and Blanco.

The music video for the song was directed by Sophie Muller and Weirdcore; Muller has worked with Stefani in numerous videos from her band No Doubt and her solo career. It was released on October 21, 2014, the day after the song’s release. On October 20, 2014, she posted on her Instagram a sneak peek of the behind the scenes from the video.

“Baby Don’t Lie” debuted at number 35 on the Billboard Adult Pop Songs chart and at number 29 on the Billboard Pop Songs chart, respectively, for the week ending November 8, 2014. On the US Billboard Hot 100, the single debuted at number 46.

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Gwen Stefani – ‘Baby Don’t Lie’

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Baby Don’t Lie” is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Gwen Stefani for her upcoming third studio album. Written by Stefani, Ryan TedderBenny Blanco and Noel Zancanella, and produced by Tedder and Blanco,

“Baby Don’t Lie” is a mid tempo pop and reggae-pop track and was made available for digital download on October 20, 2014, and a day later to mainstream radio stations. It serves as Stefani’s musical comeback as a solo artist, her last solo single “Early Winter” was released in 2008. The track was released in mid-late October 2014, via Gwen Stefani’s official YouTube VEVO channel.

Lyrically, “Baby Don’t Lie” talks about insecurities in a relationship. The song received generally mixed to favorable reviews, with some being receptive towards its reggae environment, while a few were ambivalent towards the song, noting that it wasn’t as assertive as they expected.

“Baby Don’t Lie” debuted at number 35 on the Billboard Adult Pop Songs chart and at number 29 on the Billboard Pop Songs chart, respectively, for the week ending November 8, 2014. On the US Billboard Hot 100, the single debuted at number 46.

The music video for the song was directed by Sophie Muller and Weirdcore; Muller has worked with Stefani in numerous videos from her band No Doubt and her solo career. It was released on October 21, 2014, the day after the song’s release. On October 20, 2014, she posted on her Instagram a sneak peek of the behind the scenes from the video.

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Nelly Furtado – Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)

Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)” is the lead single from Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer and actress Nelly Furtado‘s upcoming fifth studio album, The Spirit Indestructible.

The song premiered on Nelly Furtado’s official YouTube VEVO channel as a Lyric video in late April 2012.

The song, produced by Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, is the lead single from her first English-language album in six years, The Spirit Indestructible.

Furtado proclaims that The Spirit Indestructible would be most like her 2000 debut Whoa, Nelly!, but containing elements from urban, alternative, and reggae. The album has attracted producers such as The Neptunes, Tiësto, Timbaland, Rick Nowels, Ryan Tedder and Rodney ‘Darkchild‘ Jerkins.

According to Furtado’s official Twitter account, the music video for “Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)” was filmed on April 5, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

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Jordin Sparks – I Am Woman

I Am Woman” is the first promotional single from American recording artist Jordin Sparks‘ upcoming third studio album. The up-tempo song was written by Ali Pierre Gaschani, Dean Josiah and Ryan Tedder, who also produced the track.

The song’s lyrics contain a message towards female empowerment, which talks about different aspects of the lives of women.

“I Am Woman” received a positive reception from most music critics, who complimented its differences with any of Sparks’ previous singles, as well as noting its similarities to the sounds of American R&B singer Beyoncé. “I Am Woman” premiered online via AOL Music on May 5, 2011, and was later officially released in the United States on May 10, 2011.

In May 2011, Sparks said in an interview with AOL Music that she was still on the look out for an “amazing director” to shoot the video. She also added that she would also be focussing on the choreography for the song.

On May 12, 2011, Sparks performed “I Am Woman” on the American Idol top 4 results show.

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Natasha Bedingfield – Strip Me Music Video

Strip Me” is a song performed by British singer-songwriter Natasha Bedingfield. The song is the title track and second single from her upcoming studio album and was written and produced by Ryan Tedder.

According to Natasha herself, she went back to her hometown London to shoot the video for the song with photographer and director Kathie Rankin.

The song was sent to U.S. radio on August 31 and later into online music stores on September 21. The single debuted at number 95 on the Billboard Hot 100, on the week of November 6, 2010. The song is featured on the trailer of the 2010 film: Morning Glory, starring Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford and Diane Keaton.

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Far East Movement feat. Ryan Tedder – Rocketeer Music Video

Rocketeer” is the second official single from American electro hop group Far East Movement‘s second studio album and major label debut album, Free Wired.

The track features singer-songwriter and producer, Ryan Tedder from OneRepublic.

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Kelly Clarkson – “Already Gone” Music Video

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Already Gone” is a soft rock song performed by American singer-songwriter Kelly Clarkson. It appears on Clarkson’s 2009 album, All I Ever Wanted and was co-written by Clarkson and Ryan Tedder, who also produced it. The song will be released as the album’s third single in August 2009. Lyrically, “Already Gone” is about the break up of a relationship; the music consists of an arrangement using a piano, drums, and string instruments. The result is a power ballad with pop and R&B undertones.

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“Future Love” Kristinia DeBarge or Varsity Fanclub – This Track or That Track

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In 2009, American pop singer-songwriter Kristinia DeBarge recorded the song “Future Love“, for her debut studio album Exposed. The new recording features a slightly different set of instruments to give the melody a softer and more radio-friendly sound. Apart from this the song remains exactly the same as the original Varsity Fanclub version co-written and produced by Ryan Tedder.

Future Love” alongside the song “Sabotage” were released together as a double a-side release to US radio on July 21, 2009. “Future Love” was sent to pop radio and “Sabotage” to US Rhythmic/Urban crossover stations.

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Jordin Sparks performs “Battlefield” Live on American Idol

Jordin Sparks performed her power pop balled “Battlefield” on Wednesday on American Idol. The girl blew it up, and she killed it! If you weren’t a fan already of this amazing song, she definitely sold it with this performance. Great runs and vocals on Jordin’s part.

The performance features producer/songwriter Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic on the piano.

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Jordin Sparks – Battlefield

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Battlefield is the lead single from Grammy-nominated American Pop artist Jordin Sparks‘ sophomore studio album, which is due July 14, 2009.

The mid-tempo R&B track was written and produced by Grammy nominated producer/songwriter and One Republic frontman Ryan Tedder, whose long list of accolades includes hits for fellow American Idol Kelly Clarkson, Beyoncé, Leona Lewis, Timbaland, Jennifer Hudson and Rihanna. Wayne Wilkins, Louis Biancaniello and Sam Watters also co-wrote the song.

Jordin is set to perform “Battlefield” on American Idol Top 3 Result Show on May 13, 2009.

Lyrics for Jordin Sparks – Battlefield

Don’t try to explain your mind
I know what’s happening here
One minute it’s love
And suddenly it’s like a battle-field

One word turns into a
Why is it the smallest things that tear us down
My world’s nothing when you don’t
I’m not here without a shield
Can’t go back now

Both hands tied behind my back with nothing
Oh no, these times when we climb so fast to fall again
Why we gotta fall for it now
I never meant to start a war
You know I never wanna hurt you
Don’t even know what we’re fighting for

(Continue reading Lyrics for Jordin Sparks – Battlefield)

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R&B Songs

Beyonce – Halo

Halo” is a song by American R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles, and is also written by Beyonce, Ryan Tedder (of OneRepublic) and Evan Bogart for her third solo album, I Am… Sasha Fierce.

Lyrics for Beyonce – Halo

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