Ryan Tedder

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Ryan Benjamin Tedder (born c. 1979) is an American singer, and Grammy nominated songwriter and record producer born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He has written and produced for various musicians but, as of 2007, he is best known as the front man for the "MySpace US rock phenomenon?, Onerepublic. Early life Born in Tulsa, Tedder was raised by an extended family of missionaries and pastors. Tedder began learning to play the piano at the age of three via the suzuki method, whereby young children learn to play an instrument “by ear rather than reading notes”. His early interest in music was prompted by his musician father and school-teacher mother, who coaxed their young son into practicing piano in exchange for candy corn. Tedder started singing at the age of seven. A self-taught vocalist, Tedd