Kevin Rudolf is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Rudolf is signed to Cash Money Records/Universal Republic. Born and raised in New York, he is based out of Miami, Florida. Rudolf's debut single, "Let It Rock" featuring Lil Wayne, was certified triple platinum by the RIAA on May 5, 2009. It reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100, #5 on the UK Singles Chart, #3 on the Australian Singles Chart, and #2 on the Canadian Hot 100. His second single, "Welcome to the World," has reached #58 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Rudolf has appeared and performed on The Jimmy Kimmel Show, Dancing with the Stars, at the Miss USA 2009 pageant, and at the 2009 NBA All-Star Game. In 2009, Rudolf headlined his first US Tour, the "Let It Rock Tour".
Rudolf originally released an album with Maverick Recording Company on May 22, 2001 under the name of "Binocular." One of his songs, "You," was featured in the first season of Smallville, and "Maybe You're Gone," written by Danny Scherr, was used in the end credits of the film The Girl Next Door. In 2004 Rudolf began working with Timbaland.