Ross Copperman

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Ross Copperman
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Background information
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
Associated acts

Ross Copperman (born 1982) is a Grammy nominated American singer-songwriter and producer 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 was featured in The Vampire Diaries( TVD) in 2011, Drop Dead Diva in 2013 and the series finale of CSI:NY. Ross has written several #1 songs including: Brett Eldredge's "Beat of the Music", Billy Currington's "Don't It", A Thousand Horses' "Smoke" and Justin Moore's "Point at You". He has also produced for several artists including: Keith Urban, Brett Eldredge, Dierks Bentley, Eli Young Band and Jake Owen among others.


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

Ross signed with Sony Records in the UK and began working on his debut album in 2006. The first single he released, "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, "All She Wrote", entered the UK top 40 in May 2007, and was featured in a couple of American TV shows.

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

Along with Ross' #1 songs, he has written such hits as, "Glass" by Thompson Square, "Tip It On Back" by Dierks Bentley, "Pirate Flag" by Kenny Chesney, "Lay Low" by Josh Turner, "Trouble" by Gloriana and Prizefighter" by Trisha Yearwood.

Ross has had numberous major synch placements in TV shows and movies such as: CSI: NY, The Vampire Diaries, The Biggest Loser, NCIS, Nashville, Grey's Anatomy among many others.

As a producer, Ross has also been nominated for the "Country Album Of The Year" with Dierks Bentley's Riser at the 2015 Grammy Awards, as well as the 2014 CMA Awards. That same year, Drunk on a Plane was also nominated for Single of the Year at the CMAs.



  • 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


  • 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
Florida Georgia Line Anything Goes "Angel" Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley, Rodney Clawson
"Confession" Rodney Clawson, Matt Jenkins
2015 Eli Young Band Turn It On "Plastic" Ashley Gorley, Jeremy Stover, Mike Eli
"Your Place Or Mine" Jeremy Stover, Mike Eli, Jon Jones
"Drink You Up" Jeremy Stover, Mike Eli, Jon Jones
Billy Currington Summer Forever "Don't It" Ashley Gorley, Jaren Johnston
Josh Turner Upcoming Album "Lay Low" Tony Martin, Mark Nesler
Gloriana Three "Trouble" Rachel Reinert, Mike Gossin, Jon Nite
A Thousand Horses Southernality "Smoke" Michael Hobby, Jon Nite
Jake Owen Upcoming Album "Real Life" Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne, Ashley Gorley
Brett Eldredge Illinois "Fire" Brett Eldredge, Jon Nite
"You Can't Stop Me (featuring Thomas Rhett)" Brett Eldredge, Heather Morgan
"Lose My Mind" Brett Eldredge, Heather Morgan, Brian Burton, Thomas Calloway, Gian Franco Reverberi, Gian Piero Reverberi
"Wanna Be That Song" Brett Eldredge, Scooter Carusoe
"If You Were My Girl" Brett Eldredge, Jon Nite
"Just A Taste" Brett Eldredge, Heather Morgan
"Drunk On Your Love" Brett Eldredge
"Shadow" Brett Eldredge, Heather Morgan
"Going Away For Awhile" Brett Eldredge, Heather Morgan

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
2015 Jake Owen Upcoming Album Co-Producer w/ Shane McAnally
Drake White Upcoming Album Producer
Dierks Bentley Upcoming Album Producer
Eli Young Band Upcoming Album Producer
Brett Eldredge Fire, You Can't Stop Me, Lose My Mind, Wanna Be That Song, Time Well Spent, If You Were My Girl, Just A Taste, Drunk On Your Love, Shadow, Going Away For Awhile Producer
Chris Tomlin Upcoming Album - "Good Good Father" Producer

Mixing Credits[edit]

Artist Song Album
Brett Eldredge "You Can't Stop Me (featuring Thomas Rhett)" Illinois


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