S2E15: Ross Copperman – Finding Your Voice
Ross Copperman is a singer/songwriter and music producer. In today’s episode, listen in as Ross shares his experiences at the Process and what it has been like to integrate the work he did at the Process over time. The main themes from today’s episode are authenticity, balance, fame, voice, artistry, and learning to trust and love your own way of living in your love’s everyday radius.
Ross Copperman was born in Roanoke, Virginia with a passion to create songs. After graduating college, Ross signed a record deal with Sony Records in the UK. Despite success as an artist, Ross moved to Nashville to focus on songwriting and production, recognizing this to be his specialty.
Ross has written and produced upwards of thirty-three #1 singles, revolutionizing the sound of Nashville’s current country music. He’s produced a wide range of country artists, including Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley, and Eli Young Band, Jake Owen, and Brett Eldredge. Some of the #1 songs from these productions include, “I Hold On”, “Drunk On A Plane”, and “Say You Do.”
Blake Shelton’s “I Lived It” and Keith Urban’s “Female” demonstrate Ross’ talent for crafting sentimental ballads. In 2020, he topped the charts with hits “What She Wants Tonight” by Luke Bryan, “Catch” by Brett Young, and “I Hope” by debut artist Gabby Barrett.
Ross has received multiple CMA Awards and ACM nominations. He was awarded 2 CMA Triple Play Awards for co-writing six #1 songs in a 12-month period. This earned Ross the title ACM Songwriter of the Year in 2016. You can learn more about Ross and his career, hit songs, and awards won, here.