has garnered his share of acclaim fronting his band,
, he's earned just as many accolades as a songwriter, penning tunes for a parade of pop stars includingKelly Clarkson
,Gym Class Heroes
. That last artist just received sixGrammy nominations
, including one for21
, an album Tedder (also amongthose nominated for Grammy last night
) contributed to, which earned a nod for Album of the Year.
Beyond his songwriting efforts, though, Tedder, who lives and owns a private studio in Denver, is also an active producer. As such, this year, he's earned a Grammy nomination as Producer of the Year, Non-Classical. Tedder is in contention for a statue against Danger Mouse, Paul Epworth, the Smeezingtons (for, among tunes, Far East Movment's "Rocketeer" a song featuring Tedder) and Butch Vig for the songs posted below.
Colbie Caillat - Brighter Than The Sun
Colbie Caillat feat. Common - "Favorite Song"
Jennifer Hudson - "I Remember Me"
Beyoncé - I Was Here
Gavin DeGraw - "Not Over You"
Cobra Starship - "#1Nite"
Adele - "Rumor Has It"
Gavin DeGraw - "Sweeter"
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Demi Lovato - "Who's that Boy" featuring Dev
Far East Movement ft Ryan Tedder - "Rocketeer"