Ross Copperman

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Ross Copperman
Born October 1, 1982
Origin Roanoke, Virginia, U.S..
Genres Pop, Rock, Country
Occupation(s) Producer/Songwriter/Artist
Years active 2002–present
Labels Phonogenic, RCA

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. His first #1 songwriting credit came in 2013 with "Point at You" by Big Machine recording artist Justin Moore.

History[edit]

Ross Copperman was born on October 1, 1982 and grew up in Roanoke, Virginia. He attended Glenvar High School in Roanoke County.[1]

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.[2]

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.

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

He co-wrote the single, "Generation Love" for country artist Jennette McCurdy. It was released in 2011.[3]

He also co-wrote the Steve Holy song "Every Day Should End Like This" with Holy and Lee Thomas Miller on Holy's album Love Don't Run that was also released in 2011.

Copperman wrote "Glass" for Thompson Square, which reached the Country Billboard Top 15.[citation needed] He also co-wrote "Tip It On Back" by Dierks Bentley, "Pirate Flag" by Kenny Chesney, "Point at You" by Justin Moore (#1 Aircheck/#2 Airplay) and "Beat of the Music" by Brett Eldredge.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2003: Believe
  • 2007: Welcome to Reality
  • 2009: This Is Ross Copperman
  • 2012: Holding On and Letting Go
  • 2012: My Love Will
  • 2013: Lighthouse Shine EP

Singles[edit]

  • 2006: "As I Choke" (iTunes Single)
  • 2007: "All She Wrote"
  • 2007: "Found You"
  • 2008: "Bleeding Love"
  • 2008: "Christmas Time"

Songwriting discography[edit]

Year Artist Album Song Co-written with
2011 Dia Frampton Dia Frampton "The Broken Ones" Dia Frampton, Tom Shapiro
Jennette McCurdy Jennette McCurdy "Generation Love" Tom Douglas, Heather Morgan
Thompson Square Thompson Square "Glass" Jon Nite
Chris Young Neon "Save Water, Drink Beer" Jon Nite, Megan Connor
2012 Dierks Bentley Home "Tip It On Back" Jon Nite, Tully Kennedy
Country & Cold Cans "Summer On Fire" Brett Beavers, Ryan Tyndell
Brandon Heath Blue Mountain "Jesus in Disguise" Brandon Heath, Lee Thomas Miller
"Love Does" Brandon Heath, Lee Thomas Miller
"In The Dust" Brandon Heath, Lee Thomas Miller
"Diamond" Brandon Heath, Lee Thomas Miller
"Dyin' Day" Brandon Heath, Lee Thomas Miller
JT Hodges JT Hodges "Goodbyes Made You Mine" JT Hodges, Jon Nite
Jana Kramer Jana Kramer "One Of The Boys" Jana Kramer, Jon Nite
2013 Kenny Chesney Life on a Rock "Pirate Flag" David Lee Murphy
Brett Eldredge Bring You Back "Beat of the Music" Brett Eldredge, Heather Morgan
"Bring You Back" Heather Morgan
"Go On Without Me" Brett Eldredge, Natalie Hemby
Scotty McCreery See You Tonight "Get Gone With You" Lynn Hutton, Tammi Hutton
Justin Moore Off The Beaten Path "Point at You" Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip
Thompson Square Just Feels Good "Run" Michael Davey
Keith Urban Fuse "Black Leather Jacket" Tom Douglas, Jaren Johnston
"Love's Poster Child" Heather Morgan
"Even The Stars Fall 4 U" Keith Urban, David Lee Murphy
"She's My 11" Keith Urban, Jaren Johnston
2014 Blake Shelton Bringing Back the Sunshine "I Need My Girl" Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip
Trisha Yearwood PrizeFighter: Hit After Hit "PrizeFighter" Jessi Alexander, Sarah Buxton

Select Production Discography[edit]

Year Artist Song(s)/Album Details
2012 JT Hodges "Goodbyes Made You Mine" Producer
The Dirty Guv'nahs Somewhere Beneath These Southern Skies (Album) Producer
Hayden Panettiere "Love Like Mine, Used" (The Music of Nashville: Season 1 Volume 1) Producer
Hayden Panettiere & Charles Esten "Undermine" (The Music of Nashville: Season 1 Volume 1) Producer
Connie Britton "Already Gone" (Nashville Season 1) Producer
2013 Brett Eldredge "Beat of the Music", "Bring You Back", "Go On Without Me" Producer
Keith Urban "She's My 11" Producer
Clare Bowen & Charles Esten "This Time" (The Music of Nashville: Season 2, Volume 1 Producer
Aubrey Peeples Tell Me (Nashville Season 2) Producer
Phil Vassar "Love Is Alive" Producer
2014 Dierks Bentley Riser (Album) - #1 Country Album Producer

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