Henderson in 2010
Logan Phillip Henderson
September 14, 1989
Temple, Texas, U.S.
|Associated acts||Big Time Rush|
Logan Phillip Henderson (born September 14, 1989) 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 and raised in North Richland Hills, Texas. He had a role as "Teenage Boy #2" on the television program Friday Night Lights before moving to California at the age of 18, to pursue an acting career.
2009–13: Big Time Rush
Henderson's breakthrough role was Big Time Rush. 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. 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. Its 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.
|Echoes of Departure and the Endless Street of Dreams - Pt. 1||
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
|"Sleepwalker"||2017||—||Echoes of Departure and the Endless|
Street of Dreams – Pt. 1
|"Bite My Tongue"||—|
|"Speak of the Devil"||—|
|"Pull Me Deep"||2018||40||Non-album single|
|"Passing Time"||2015||Heffron Drive||Happy Mistakes (Unplugged)|
- Spring Tour (2018)
|2009||Friday Night Lights||Teenage Boy #2||Episode: "Who Do You Think You Are?"|
|2009–2013||Big Time Rush||Logan Mitchell||Main role, 75 episodes|
|2011||Brain Surge||Himself||Episode: "April 22, 2011"|
|2011||Nick News||Himself||Episode: "Lies We Tell In Middle School"|
|2011||Hand aufs Herz||Himself||Episode: "August 4, 2011"|
|2012||How to Rock||Himself||Episode: "How to Rock an Election"|
|2012||Big Time Movie||Logan Mitchell||Television movie|
|2012||Figure It Out||Panelist|
|2013||Marvin Marvin||Himself||Episode: "Big Time Marvin"|
|2015||The Penguins of Madagascar||Beaver Logan (voice)||Episode: "Tunnel of Love"|
- "Happy Birthday Logan Henderson!". Nick.com. September 14, 2012. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
- Martin, Denise (November 22, 2009). "Child's Play". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 12, 2011.
- Atlas, Darla (January 18, 2010). "Texas Actor Joins 'Big Time Rush' Debut". Dallas Morning News.
- "Logan Henderson". Starpulse.
- "Logans Bio". The Official Logan-P-Henderson.Com website.
- "Henderson performed in the 106.1 KISS FM AT&T THANKS Sound Studio". YouTube. June 1, 2018.
- Blair, Iain (December 4, 2009). "Big Time Rush" (pdf). Variety (V Plus Youth Impact Report '09): A18. Retrieved November 16, 2015.
- Martin, Denise. "'Big Time Rush' Is A Little Bit 'Entourage,' A Little Bit 'Monkees'." Boston Globe. November 26, 2009.
- "Echoes of Departure and the Endless Street of Dreams, Pt. 1". iTunes. May 18, 2018.
- "Pop Songs Chart: February 16, 2019". Billboard. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
- "Sleepwalker - Single". iTunes.
- "Bite My Tongue - Single". iTunes.
- "Speak of the Devil - Single". iTunes.
- "Pull Me Deep - Single". iTunes.
- "Passing Time (feat. Logan Henderson)". iTunes. April 28, 2015.