Patrick Dopson

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Patrick Dopson
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Background information
Birth namePatrick DeWayne Dopson
Born (1978-08-24) August 24, 1978 (age 40)
Montgomery, Alabama
OriginMontgomery, Alabama
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Instrumentsvocals, singer-songwriter
Years active2012–present
LabelsOilonit, Central South

Patrick DeWayne Dopson (born August 24, 1978) is an American gospel musician. He started his music career, in 2012, with the release of Open the Heavens by Oilonit Music, which is his own label, and Central South Distribution. This album was his Billboard magazine breakthrough release upon the Gospel Albums and Heatseeker Albums charts. The song, "Keep Me", was placed on both the WOW Gospel 2013 CD and DVD (music vid).

Early life[edit]

Dopson was born in Montgomery, Alabama,[1] on August 24,[2] 1978,[3] as Patrick DeWayne Dopson,[3][4] whose father is Pastor Gary Dopson, and his mother Patricia Dopson, who are the leaders of Christway Church in Montgomery, Alabama.[5] He has two brothers, Neil and Matt.[5]

Music career[edit]

His music career commenced in 2012, with the album, Open the Heavens, that was released on May 1, 2012 by his own label, Oilonit Records alongside Central South Records.[6] This was his Billboard magazine breakthrough release upon the charts of The Gospel Albums at No. 23 and The Heatseeker Albums at No. 46.[7] The song, "Keep Me", was placed on the WOW Gospel 2013 compilation album, and it chart at No. 7 on the Hot Gospel Songs chart.[7] His song, "God Is", peaked at No. 14 on the aforementioned chart.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Patrick and Christina Dopson at 2014 Stellars

Dopson is married to Christina, and together they reside in Alabama.[5]


List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions[7]
Open the Heavens 23 46


  1. ^ Dopson, Patrick (March 7, 2015). "Today I proudly celebrate the city I grew up in (Selma) and the city I live in and the place where I was born..." Twitter. Retrieved April 16, 2015.
  2. ^ Dopson, Patrick (August 24, 2012). "Enjoying my Beats studio headphones that my Lady Christina gave me for my Birthday today! Love em! Thx baby". Facebook. Retrieved April 16, 2015.
  3. ^ a b Intelius. "Patrick D Dopson in Alabama". Intelius. Retrieved April 16, 2015.
  4. ^ American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. "Keep Me Work ID: 410311792 ISWC: T0720790259". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Archived from the original on March 6, 2013. Retrieved April 16, 2015. Keep Me Work ID: 410311792 ISWC: T0720790259
  5. ^ a b c Staff. "Our Leadership". Christway Church. Retrieved April 16, 2015.
  6. ^ AllMusic. "Patrick Dopson : Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved April 16, 2015.
  7. ^ a b c d Billboard. "Patrick Dopson : Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved April 16, 2015.

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