He used to call Colorado Springs home and he's one of the biggest songwriter/producers in music. And not to mention he's the lead singer of One Republic.

Ryan Tedder has been named by Billboard Magazine, the undercover King of Pop. Ryan has written songs for Beyonce, Ellie Goulding, Maroon 5, Demi Lovato, Taylor Swift, Adele and more!

In fact with all his royalties just last year along he raked in 2.5 million dollars! 

To read the awesome article on Ryan click here to go to Billboard Magazine's website.