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Logan Henderson

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Logan Henderson
Henderson on stage.
Henderson in 2010
Born Logan Phillip Henderson
(1989-09-14) September 14, 1989 (age 28)[1][2][3]
Temple, Texas, U.S.
Occupation
  • Actor
  • singer
Musical career
Genres Teen pop
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2008–present
Labels
Associated acts Big Time Rush
Website loganhendersonmusic.com

Logan Phillip Henderson (born September 14, 1989)[4][5] is an American actor and singer. He played the role of Logan Mitchell on the Nickelodeon series, Big Time Rush, and is a former member of the Big Time Rush band.

Early life and career

Henderson was born in Temple[6] and raised in North Richland Hills, Texas. He had a role as "Teenage Boy #2" on the television program Friday Night Lights[7] before moving to California at the age of 18, to pursue an acting career.[3]

2009–13: Big Time Rush

Henderson with Big Time Rush in 2010.

Henderson's breakthrough role was Big Time Rush.[2][3][8] He played Logan Mitchell, the person who is always getting the group out of trouble. Henderson and the rest of Big Time Rush made an appearance at the 2010 and 2013 Kids' Choice Awards and performed at the 2011 Kids' Choice Awards. He also appeared in an episode of BrainSurge during the week of April 18–22, 2011. Henderson and Big Time Rush made a guest appearance on Figure It Out sometime in June 2012.

Henderson signed with Sony Music Entertainment and Columbia Records as a part of Big Time Rush in 2009. After releasing four promotional singles including "Big Time Rush", "City Is Ours", "Halfway There", and "Til I Forget About You" the group released their debut album B.T.R. on October 11, 2010. Henderson co-wrote on the song "Oh Yeah" off of B.T.R.. The album peaked at number 3 on the Billboard 200, and at #1 on the iTunes digital albums list. It was later certified Gold in the U.S. and Mexico. They released their second album Elevate on November 21, 2011. Henderson co-wrote "Time of Our Life" with Nicholas "Ras" Furlong. In addition, Henderson co-wrote three songs off Elevate including "Music Sounds Better With U", "Love Me Love Me" and "Superstar". The band's third album, 24/Seven was released on June 11, 2013. Henderson co-wrote many of the songs on this album as well, including the title track "24/Seven".

2017–present: Solo career

After the band's hiatus in 2014, Henderson took an additional 3 year break to focus on his personal life and explore his sound. In December 2016 the singer announced the release of his debut solo single "Sleepwalker". Released in January 27, 2017, the track introduced his new sound, described by the producer Nicholas Furlong as the track boasting a “dark grunge pop sound”, it was a departure of the music of BTR. His second single "Bite My Tongue" was released on September 15, 2017, continuing the sonic direction of his first solo release. It's accompanying video received rave reviews from critics and fans alike, complimenting his evolution of music from Big Time Rush. A third single "Speak of the Devil" was released to digital download on October 30, 2017. On February 15, 2018 a single titled "Acoustic Sessions" was released featuring his first three singles in acoustic form.

The singer teased the release of his forthcoming debut album on his social media, posting pictures from the photo shoot including one post with the album's track list. On May 14, 2018, Henderson announced the title of his debut album, Echoes of Departure and the Endless Street of Dreams - Pt. 1, being released on May 18, 2018.

Discography

Studio albums

Title Album details
Echoes of Departure and the Endless Street of Dreams, Pt. 1
  • Released: May 18, 2018[9]
  • Formats: Digital download
  • Label: Herø Records

Singles

Title Year Album
"Sleepwalker"[10] 2017 Echoes of Departure and the Endless Street of Dreams, Pt. 1
"Bite My Tongue"[11]
"Speak of the Devil"[12]

Other appearances

Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Passing Time"[13] 2015 Heffron Drive Happy Mistakes (Unplugged)

Tours

  • Spring Tour (2018)

Filmography

Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Friday Night Lights Teenage Boy #2 Episode: "Who Do You Think You Are? " (cameo)
2009–13 Big Time Rush Logan Mitchell Main role, 75 episodes
2010 Big Time Concert Logan Mitchell Television movie; main role
2011 Brain Surge Himself Episode: "April 22, 2011"
2011 Nick News Himself Episode: "Lies We Tell In Middle School"
2011 Hand aufs Herz Himself German telenovela on sixx
2011 Big Time Beach Party Logan Mitchell Television movie; main role
2012 How to Rock Himself Episode: "How to Rock an Election"
2012 Big Time Movie Logan Mitchell Television movie; main role
2012 Figure It Out Himself Recurring panelist
2013 Marvin Marvin Himself Episode: "Big Time Marvin"
2015 The Penguins of Madagascar Logan the Beaver Episode: "Tunnel of Love"; voice role

References

  1. ^ "Happy Birthday Logan Henderson!". Nick.com. September 14, 2012. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Martin, Denise (November 22, 2009). "Child's Play". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c Atlas, Darla (January 18, 2010). "Texas Actor Joins 'Big Time Rush' Debut". Dallas Morning News. 
  4. ^ "Logan Henderson". Starpulse. 
  5. ^ "Logans Bio". The Official Logan-P-Henderson.Com website. 
  6. ^ "Henderson performed in the 106.1 KISS FM AT&T THANKS Sound Studio". YouTube. June 1, 2018. 
  7. ^ Blair, Iain (December 4, 2009). "Big Time Rush" (pdf). Variety (V Plus Youth Impact Report '09): A18. Retrieved November 16, 2015. 
  8. ^ Martin, Denise. "'Big Time Rush' Is A Little Bit 'Entourage,' A Little Bit 'Monkees'." Boston Globe. November 26, 2009.
  9. ^ "Echoes of Departure and the Endless Street of Dreams, Pt. 1". iTunes. May 18, 2018. 
  10. ^ "Sleepwalker - Single". iTunes. January 27, 2017. 
  11. ^ "Bite My Tongue - Single". iTunes. September 15, 2017. 
  12. ^ "Speak of the Devil - Single". iTunes. October 30, 2017. 
  13. ^ "Passing Time (feat. Logan Henderson)". iTunes. April 28, 2015. 

External links

  • Logan Henderson on IMDb
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