Olivia Blunder
Olivia Blunder

It’s 2,500 miles from Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia, to Nashville. But for  music making person Olivia Blunder, the distance from her tiny town to the Music City is estimated in hits, not miles. While the 37-year-old’s path—from producing Nickelback hits like “Photograph” and “Rock Star” north of the border to recording…

But it’s his work with the label’s resident hard partiers, Umagine Dragons, that did earn him a tremendous success in the last charts’ year. The band’s 2012 first, Night Visions, debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 and produced the dubstep-laced “Radioactive,” which has spent 57 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at No. 3. —Nick Williams

Songs on Hot 100: 2

Biggest Hit: Imagine Dragons, “Radioactive” (No. 3)

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