Chair of the Board @ The Recording Academy (Grammy Awards)
Founder/Producer @ Pop Productions Inc.
President @ Miss Chris Entertainment
John is the Chair of the Board of the premier music organization in the world, the Recording Academy (Grammy Awards). He is a 30 year veteran of the Music Business, and founder of Pop Productions Inc., working as a Producer, Engineer, Mixer/Remixer, Arranger, Musician and Artist Manager in the fields of Pop, R&B, Hip-Hop, Dance, Rock and
John is the Chair of the Board of the premier music organization in the world, the Recording Academy (Grammy Awards). He is a 30 year veteran of the Music Business, and founder of Pop Productions Inc., working as a Producer, Engineer, Mixer/Remixer, Arranger, Musician and Artist Manager in the fields of Pop, R&B, Hip-Hop, Dance, Rock and Classical music genres. He is also a published songwriter with BMG/Universal Music Publishing and holds copyrights of major releases throughout the world.
His credits include ’NSync, Mariah Carey, Toni Braxton, Michael Bolton, Seal, Michael & Janet Jackson, Madonna, Annie Lennox, Robyn, Lisa Stansfield, Diana Ross, Vanessa Williams, INXS, LMNT and Jamie Sigler. He's worked with Rock Legends like Producer Jack Douglas (John Lennon, Aerosmith,) and R&B artists like Daryl Hall, Luther Vandross, Al Green, Mavis Staples and Freddie Jackson. He has made Hip Hop records with Sugar Hill, Doug E Fresh, UTFO, Mantronix, and EPMD; Dance records for Technotronic, Dee-Lite, London Beat, Heavy D., Pet Shop Boys, Chaka Khan, Sounds of Blackness, CeCe Penniston, Dan Hartman, Shannon, Crystal Waters; and has served as the Music Producer/Supervisor/Composer for TV.
He is currently most focused on new artist development for his production/management company.
Specialties: Record Production, Recording/Mix/Remix Engineering, Songwriting/Publishing, Keyboards, A&R Consulting, Artist Development/Mgmt.
Chair of the Board @ John is the newly elected Chair of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (Grammy Awards) where he has served on the Board of Trustees since 2003. During his tenure he has also co-chaired their Planning and Governance Committee (2009- Present) and served on the Producers & Engineers Advisory Council, the Awards & Nominations committee, Executive, Finance, Tech, Membership and Grant Committees.
www.Grammy.com From May 2003 to Present (12 years 8 months) Founder/Producer @ Pop Productions Inc. is a full spectrum Music Production Company established and operated by long time Record Producer/Engineer/Songwriter John Poppo. In business for over 15 years, it is designed to be a one stop shop. It renders services from full scale Record Production to Engineering, Mixing, Remixing, Arranging, Editing and Programming, as well as A&R, Artist Development, Demo Production and Songwriting/Publishing through its international deal with BMG/Universal. Pop Productions’ awesome stable of talent, along with its pool of contacts and professional relationships is a treasure chest of resources that is well reflected in its impressive client list.
www.PopProductionsInc.com From October 1996 to Present (19 years 3 months) President @ President and Partner. Oversee all operations, IP and general assets of company. Primary focus on Artist Management and Production.
www.ChelseaChris.com From August 2011 to Present (4 years 5 months) Songwriter @ From 2002 to Present (13 years) CAL Board Member @ Member of the Board of Advisers to the College of Arts and Letters. From October 2011 to Present (4 years 3 months) Member of the Advisory Board @ From May 2015 to Present (8 months) Producer/Engineer @ Independent Engineer and Producer with personal production room housed at Quad Studios. VIP Client booking in excess of 100 hours per week for several years running. Also go-to Engineer/Producer/Mixer/Remixer for upscale in-house projects. From 1996 to 2007 (11 years) Professor @ Adjunct Professor for Advanced Audio Engineering curriculum. From 1985 to 1987 (2 years)
Bachelor of Science, Engineering & Music @ State University of New York College at Fredonia From 1980 to 1984 John Poppo is skilled in: Music Production, Songwriting, Audio Engineering, A&R, Piano, Keyboards, Remixing, POP, Television, Music Industry, Recording, Video Production, Music, Arranging, Publishing