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BRYAN POPIN

… an energetic & passionate Artist, Pianist, Writer & Producer

Biographical Facts

  • began playing the piano at age 5
  • gave his first concert on the piano at age 7
  • experienced a life changing prayer at age 11
  • by age 12, he was being trained professionally by the following:
    Dr. Sammuel Mammel (Julliard School Of Music)
    Dr. Ralph Lambert (Monmouth University)
    Dr. Joseph Accurso (Rutgers University)
  • at age 17, graduated High School a year early & entered into Bible School
  • at age 18, he graduated Bible School & became a Licensed Minister
  • at age 19, he began working as an apprentice under an old school R&B/Hip-Hop producer in NYC, making beats, playing keys, writing, arranging, sequencing and learning the behind the scenes skills of producing and recording music in the studio
  • nick-named “Little Boy Wonder” by the legendary singer Stevie Wonder
  • married his sweetheart Susan & currently they are blessed with 6 children

Career Facts & Appearances

  • special guest on The 700 Club, TBN & The Word Network programs
  • has appeared in 49 of the 50 United States, Canada, & The West Indies
  • written over 200 songs & released 9 Independent records
  • in 2013, Popin signed a record deal with eOne & released his first major project called, “YOU CAN MAKE IT”, featuring guest Artists Tamela Mann, Martha Munizzi & others
  • performed his timely single, “SUCH A TIME AS THIS”, on BET’s new gospel Sunday morning TV show, “JOYFUL NOISE”, hosted by Tye Tribbett
  • released 5 singles to gospel radio, “I CAN MAKE IT” (#19 on the Billboard Gospel Radio Chart), “AWESOME GOD”, “SUCH A TIME AS THIS” (#17 on the Billboard Gospel Radio Chart), “I GOT OUT” (#4 on the Billboard Gospel Radio Chart) and most recently “STEP IN THE NAME” (#21 on the Billboard Gospel Radio Chart)
  • to date, has had 4 Top 25 hit songs on gospel radio
  • started his own imprint record label, Little Boy Wonder Music
  • garnered his first #1 on Billboard with the album release of “I GOT OUT” on July 21, 2017 topping the Billboard sales chart on both the Top Christian and Top Gospel categories
  • nominated for a 2018 Stellar Award
    (“I GOT OUT” | Traditional Gospel Album Of The Year)
  • honored by ASCAP & received a 2018 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Award
    (“I GOT OUT” | Top Gospel Song)

HAS MINISTERED/PERFORMED AT:
*(full list available upon request)

  • Bishop TD Jakes’ “The Potter’s House” in Dallas, TX
  • Bishop TD Jakes’ “Pastors & Leaders Conference”
  • Bishop Dale Bronner’s “Word Of Faith Family Worship Center” in Atlanta, GA
  • Pastor John Jenkin’s “First Baptist” in Glenarden, MD
  • Pastor Bartholomew Orr’s “Brown Missionary Baptist Church” in Southaven, MS
  • Bishop Joseph Walker’s “Mt. Zion Baptist Church” in Nashville, TN
  • Dr. E Dewey Smith’s “House Of Hope” in Atlanta, GA
  • Dr. Gloria William’s “Jesus People Ministries” in Miami, FL
  • Pastor Solomon Kinloch’s “Triumph Church” in Detroit, MI
  • Bishop Charles Ellis’ “Greater Grace Temple” in Detroit, MI
  • Bishop Michael Pitt’s “Cornerstone Church” in Toledo, OH
  • Pastor Danny Chambers’ “Oasis Church” in Nashville, TN
  • Dr. James Kennedy’s “Coral Ridge Ministries” in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • First Baptist of Orlando, FL
  • The Ridgecrest Baptist Conference in NC
  • Valley Forge Christian College in PA
  • Bob Harrison’s “Increase Events” in FL, CA & Hawaii
  • and more

HAS MINISTERED/PERFORMED WITH:
*(full list available upon request)

Tamela Mann, Israel Houghton, Tye Tribbett, Tasha Page-Lockhart, Tasha Cobbs, Hezekiah Walker, Vickie Winans, Deitrick Haddon, Jermaine Dolly, Vashawn Mitchell, Martha Munizzi, Commissioned, Donnie McClurkin, Marvin Sapp, Andrae Crouch, Derick Thomas, Joy Enriquez, Judy Jacobs, Ben Tankard, Darryl Coley, Helen Baylor, Alvin Slaughter, Tramaine Hawkins, Dino Kartsonakis and more…

HAS WRITTEN/PRODUCED SONGS WITH/FOR:

  • Tamela Mann… Gospel Artist, singer, actress, “TAKE ME TO THE KING”, Tyler Perry movies
  • Martha Munizzi… Internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter, speaker & worship leader
  • Derick Thomas… a profound worship leader & writer who has written songs for Martha Munizzi, Vicki Yohe, Judy Jacobs, Israel Houghton & many others
  • Stephanie Bentley… writer of Faith Hill’s Grammy winning song, “Breathe”
  • Richard Marx… Grammy winning Artist, song-writer & producer
  • Danny Gokey… American Idol, Season 8, 3rd Place Finalist
  • Wrote the song “Falling” for Justin Timberlake’s ‘NSYNC which was released on their project “Celebrity” Worldwide and performed on their final stadium tour
  • “Falling” was also orchestrated & scored for the Mirimax movie “On The Line” & released Worldwide on the soundtrack to the movie
  • Wrote the song “I Believe” with Chaka Khan for her project “Classikhan” which was recorded live with The London Symphony Orchestra
  • Wrote & produced numerous songs for Jesse Campbell, from the NBC hit TV show, “THE VOICE”

SPONSORS & SUPPORT:

Bryan Popin has joined hands & partnered with the following organizations: