Tyler Ray Ward is an American independent singer/songwriter and producer born on March 12, 1988. He is best known for his mix of covers and original music.
In February 2010, Tyler covered the Michael Jackson "We Are The World" during the 2010 Winter Olympics. With 1.5 million views during its first week, his career skyrocketed. His biggest video to date is "Payphone" which has over 22 million views as of October 21, 2013. His first video was a mix of the current top 40 songs of 2008. Since then, Ward has amassed over 1,000,000 subscribers and more than 300 million views on his channel. Where most of his original and covered songs can be found on iTunes.
Ward has also produced music for friends, such as Julia Sheer, Alex G, Eppic, and Derek Ward, Tyler's brother, who also appears in many of his original productions.