OneRepublic Rocks 'Counting Stars' at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

Ryan Tedder and Zach Filkins of OneRepublic
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Ryan Tedder and Zach Filkins of OneRepublic rehearse onstage during the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 17, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

OneRepublic rocked its hit "Counting Stars" -- possibly for the last time -- at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards tonight (May 18) live from Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena. Clad in black leather and waving a tambourine, frontman Ryan Tedder -- who revealed to Billboard backstage before the awards that the song will soon be at least temporally retired from their set lists -- led the group through a heartfelt performance of the song that had audience members like Jordin Sparks singing along from their seats.

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The past year has been a big one for the Colorado group. OneRepublic saw the song "Counting Stars" climb to No. 1 on Billboard's Radio Songs chart, notched its highest-charting Billboard 200 album with "Native," and completed a huge tour. Tedder also recently graced the cover of Billboard Magazine.

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