“Apologize” (also spelled “Apologise” internationally) is the debut solitary compiled by OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder for OneRepublic’s debut recording Dreaming Out Loud. It had been released as the business lead single of this record. A remix version was included on the Timbaland recording, Shock Value and on the deluxe version of Dreaming Out Loud.
The song was the largest radio airplay hit in the annals of the Mainstream Top 40 chart in THE UNITED STATES, with 10,394 plays in a single week, until its record was broken by Leona Lewis’s “Bleeding Love”, that was also co-written by Tedder. The track was a significant strike internationally, reaching number 1 in 16 countries, including Australia, Austria, Canada, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Sweden, Turkey, and holland, as well as residing at number 1 for eight consecutive weeks on the Billboard Pop 100 graph. The track peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, residing in the top-10 for 25 weeks, and spent 13 weeks at number 1 in Canada.
“Apologize” earned the music group a Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Performance with a Duo or Group with Vocals and was ranked quantity 50 one of many the Billboard Hot 100’s All-Time Top Songs list from the chart’s first 50 years. It spent 25 consecutive weeks in the very best 10, the longest stay there for just about any music since “Clean” by Santana, which spent 30 weeks in 1999. It had been also ranked amount 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Decade. It had been OneRepublic’s biggest strike single in America until “Counting Stars” premiered in 2013.