|Born||October 1, 1982
Roanoke, Virginia, U.S.
|Instruments||Vocal, guitar, piano|
Ross Copperman (born 1982) is an American singer-songwriter most well known for his song "All She Wrote" which was released in the UK in the beginning of 2007 and "Holding On and Letting Go" which featured in The Vampire Diaries in 2011 and Drop Dead Diva in 2013.
Ross started playing the piano at age 3, and started writing songs in college at James Madison University. The first song he wrote is titled "Fly Away", and it appears on his studio debut album. He says that it was only after the urging of his teacher (who had listened to this song) that he was convinced to take up music professionally.
The first single he released in the UK, "As I Choke", managed to be the most popular iTunes Single Of The Week in the UK, notching up 36,457 downloads in a one-week period.
His second single, and the one that made him known was "All She Wrote", entered the UK top 40 in May 2007, and was featured in a couple of instances in TV in the USA.
The third single, "Found You", was released a few months later.
His debut album, Welcome to Reality, was released on May 28, 2007.
At a recent performance at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minnesota, Ross told his audience that he is currently working on a country album to "get into touch with his roots" and also professed his love for Hannah Montana, saying he loves to jam out to "See You Again."
Ross Copperman's original Christmas song "Christmas Time" was released on iTunes on November 20, 2008
Ross Copperman's EP "This is Ross Copperman" was released on iTunes on November 16, 2009
Copperman wrote "Glass" for Thompson Square, which reached the Country Billboard Top 15. He also co-wrote "Tip It On Back" by Dierks Bentley, "Pirate Flag" by Kenny Chesney, "Point at You" by Justin Moore and "Beat of the Music" by Brett Eldredge.
Appearances in media
Numerous tracks were used as a soundtrack to David Beckham: New Beginnings.
On November 5, 2008, the day following the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States, BeBe and CeCe Winans appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show where they performed “Right Now (We Need One Another)” with Vince Gill and Wynonna Judd. The song was written by BeBe Winans, Tyler Hayes and Ross Copperman.
On May 13, 2011 his song "Holding On and Letting Go" was featured on CSI: NY episode 162 "Exit Strategy"
On January 5, 2012, the same song "Holding On and Letting Go" was also featured on The Vampire Diaries episode 10 in season 3, called "The New Deal." It was used during the long awaited first kiss of two main characters, Damon and Elena, and shot up on the charts after the episode aired.
On February 28, 2012 the same song "Holding On and Letting Go" was featured on NBC's weight loss competition The Biggest Loser near the end of week 9 season 13 after the emotional elimination of Chism.
In August 2013 "Holding On and Letting Go" was used in the trailer for the NCIS Season 11 premiere
- 2003: Believe
- 2007: Welcome to Reality
- 2009: This Is Ross Copperman
- 2012: Holding On and Letting Go
- 2012: My Love Will
- 2006: "As I Choke" (iTunes Single)
- 2007: "All She Wrote"
- 2007: "Found You"
- 2008: "Bleeding Love"
- 2008: "Christmas Time"
Songs written by
|2011||"Generation Love"||Jennette McCurdy|
|"Only Water"||Brandon Heath|
|"I Love the Broken Ones"||Dia Frampton|
|"Save Water Drink Beer"||Chris Young|
|2012||"Tip It On Back"||Dierks Bentley|
|"Jesus in Disguise"||Brandon Heath|
|2013||"Pirate Flag"||Kenny Chesney|
|"Point at You"||Justin Moore|
|"Even the Stars Fall 4 U"||Keith Urban|
|"Loves Poster Child|
|"She's My 11"|
|"Black Leather Jacket"|
|"Bring You Back"||Brett Eldredge|
|"Beat of the Music"|
|"Go On Without Me"|