Tyler Ward

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Tyler Ward

Tyler Ward in Dallas, TX on October of 2011 at the House Of Blues
Background information
OriginDenver, Colorado, United States
GenresAcoustic rock, alternative rock, hip-hop, indie rock, rap
OccupationsArtist
InstrumentsVocals, Piano, Guitar, Drums, Bass
LabelsTyler Ward Studios
Websitewww.tylerwardmusic.com
 
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Tyler Ward

Tyler Ward in Dallas, TX on October of 2011 at the House Of Blues
Background information
OriginDenver, Colorado, United States
GenresAcoustic rock, alternative rock, hip-hop, indie rock, rap
OccupationsArtist
InstrumentsVocals, Piano, Guitar, Drums, Bass
LabelsTyler Ward Studios
Websitewww.tylerwardmusic.com

Tyler Ray Ward (born March 12, 1986), is an American independent singer/songwriter and producer known for his covers of songs by artists including Adele, Maroon 5, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Jason Mraz.[1][2][3] Tyler is also known for his original songs such as Everything, The Hardest Thing, The Rescue, Paper Heart and Our Story's Told.[4]

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YouTube

Tyler Ward is best known for his cover with fellow YouTubers, Megan Nicole and Eppic of Eminem's "Love the Way You Lie" which has had more than 18 million views as of July 1, 2012. His first video was a mix of the current top 40 songs of 2008 which has 600 thousand views to date.[5] Since then, Ward has amassed over 900,000 subscribers and more than 250 million views on his channel.[6]

Career

Before Tyler Ward had an interest in music, he was focused on sports.[7] After graduating from high school, Tyler enrolled in the United States Air Force Academy to begin a college football career.[8] Tyler Ward was not able to adjust to the different lifestyle and decided to move on with his life.[9] After leaving the Air Force Academy, Ward was accepted into the University Of Northern Colorado and started to write songs while seeking a journalism degree. He has opened shows for The Jonas Brothers and The Fray.[10]

Tyler Ward was once number five on Billboard's Top 100 Uncharted List and was also ranked on Billboard's Social 50 Chart for several weeks.[11][12][13]

In 2011, Ward performed a duet with The Band Perry, celebrating the Academy of Country Music Awards and went on a tour with Boyce Avenue.[14][15][16] Later that year, Ward performed with Christina Grimmie live on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Their performance aired nationwide on October 10, 2011.[17]

World Tour

Starting in October 2012, Tyler Ward and Crew are going on a world tour which includes Europe, United States and Canada. Tickets can be found here: Tyler Ward Shows

References

  1. ^ American singer-songwriter Tyler Ward to present the Czech audience Retrieved July 21, 2012
  2. ^ "YouTube helps aspiring stars launch their careers" The Connection. Retrieved August 13, 2012
  3. ^ "Jason Mraz's 'I Won't Give Up' Storms Hot 100's Top 10" Billboard. Retrieved August 13, 2012
  4. ^ Tyler ward events Retrieved July 21, 2012
  5. ^ Neumos Presents: Tyler Ward Retrieved July 21, 2012
  6. ^ News article about Tyler Ward Retrieved July 21, 2012
  7. ^ Tyler ward tickets Retrieved July 21, 2012
  8. ^ "Uncharted Territory: DJ BL3ND Still On Top, Childish Gambino and Zaz Debut" Billboard. Retrieved August 13, 2012
  9. ^ Blue Microphones Retrieved July 21, 2012
  10. ^ Tyler ward shows Retrieved July 21, 2012
  11. ^ Maloney, Devon. "Billboard Article News". Billboard.com. http://www.billboard.com/column/uncharted-territory/uncharted-territory-tyler-ward-and-porta-1005048082.story#/column/uncharted-territory/uncharted-territory-tyler-ward-and-porta-1005048082.story. Retrieved July 21, 2012. 
  12. ^ Uncharted Territory: Traphik, Tyler Ward, Teen Hearts and More Billboard.com Retrieved July 21, 2012
  13. ^ "Colorado native burning up the music charts using social media" Fox 31 Denver Neighbourhood News. Retrieved August 7, 2012
  14. ^ "Tyler Ward & The Band Perry". Academy of Country Music Awards 'Duets'. First Coast News. http://www.firstcoastnews.com/video/846300931001/0/Tyler-Ward--The-Band-Perry. Retrieved 20 April 2012. 
  15. ^ "Country stars, YouTube acts double up for ACMs" USA today. Retrieved August 7, 2012
  16. ^ "Tyler Ward to perform at Manchester Academy 3" Cheshire News. Retrieved August 13, 2012
  17. ^ DeGeneres, Ellen. "Christina Grimmie & Tyler Ward perform 'How To Love'". http://ellen.warnerbros.com/2011/10/christina_grimmie_performs_how_to_love_1010.php. Retrieved July 21, 2012. 

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