One Republic singer and Grammy award-winning songwriter-producer Ryan Tedder instructed CNBC the Covid-19 pandemic is “actually testing the creativity and the resolve of artists worldwide” however he stays optimistic on the business over the long term.The acclaimed star who has labored with among the world’s greatest artists together with Adele, Beyonce, Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift, mentioned he had “grieved” after the disaster pressured his band to cancel a world tour and delay the discharge of its fifth studio album.”I am scrambling to develop one thing that may be a conduit for artists to really placed on a present, announce a brand new album, announce a brand new single. As a result of throughout this time, artists are nonetheless creating. So you may nonetheless launch music,” he mentioned.”I’ve a slate of singles dropping with artists, however taking pictures music movies is somewhat difficult, it’s a must to get inventive.”The author of among the world’s best-selling hits, together with Leona Lewis’ “Bleeding Love” and “Halo” by Beyonce, instructed CNBC he stays “long run, ravenously bullish on the way forward for reside music.””I imply, the present should go on. That is my quote. The present should go on, and it’ll go on.” Tedder mentioned the band had been finalizing its newest album, “Human,” in London because the World Well being Group declared Covid-19 a world pandemic. The album was due for launch in early Could however has since been delayed till the autumn.”We’re competing with the information cycle proper, and to let the world know, ‘Hey I’ve received a brand new music, I’ve received a brand new album’, you understand how loud it’s a must to be proper now to be louder than Anthony Fauci or louder than (President Donald) Trump, or ? It is actually troublesome.”The Grammy-nominated band has launched the album monitor, “Higher Days,” and is donating a portion of the proceeds to learn MusiCares, the charitable basis of The Recording Academy greatest recognized for its staging of the annual Grammy Awards.In an announcement final month, MusiCares mentioned the virus had been “devastating to our music neighborhood and the necessity for reduction stays dire.”It had raised $14 million for its Covid-19 Aid Fund since forming it in March, however quickly suspended new purposes till it may elevate more cash, after the variety of musicians making use of for assist was already double what it will usually see in a yr.Tedder instructed CNBC: “Each musician, everyone that is working within the music area proper now could be out of labor — 99% of musicians and touring artists. After we go on tour, between 40 and 50 persons are employed for a year-and-a-half and there aren’t any jobs now, like zero, they do not have retirement, and so we need to do what we are able to to assist them as a lot as we are able to.”He additionally mentioned he thinks releasing the incorrect type of music at the moment “will be tone deaf.””In the event you’re attempting to launch unhappy music proper now, to begin with I truly suppose that that is the antithesis of what folks need. I feel summer time’s coming, summer time’s nearly right here. There’s going to be a calming of the completely different levels of stay-at-home and stay-in-place and lockdowns,” he added.”I feel selling singles and albums now, it feels so much completely different doing it now than it did, to illustrate April 1st. Each week feels somewhat completely different. I really feel so much higher now about beginning to promote. Individuals need to really feel like life is getting again to regular, and a part of that’s seeing your favourite artist going, ‘Hey, I’ve received a brand new music popping out Friday everyone test it out’. I imply, that is regular, proper?”Tedder mentioned he had been extraordinarily inventive through the Covid-19 disaster, doing songwriting periods with recording artists around the globe and pitching TV exhibits. The self-confessed Anglophile instructed CNBC he would like to work with British artists Calvin Harris and Florence and the Machine, and revealed he had lately labored with one other of his music heroes.”I’ve a music on Girl Gaga’s upcoming album that I wrote with Elton John and he is performing it. So it is Girl Gaga that includes Elton John and it is loopy. In order that was one other one in every of my bucket checklist folks to work with,” he instructed CNBC.