Kobie Brown: Sony/BMG is Director of Licensing & Business Affairs Administrator Kobie Brown serves as Senior Director, Licensing & Business Affairs at Sony Music, responsible for identifying and overseeing the clearance of samples on over 300 album releases. His passion for music and work as an A&R, songwriter and producer for such talents as Lauryn Hill, Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah and Jam & Lewis have informed his ability to service a vast array of artists, ranging from Christina Aguilera and Pink to Usher and T-Pain. Brown is an avid writer, and holds a degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA.
Marthe Reynolds- VP of Island Def Jam Marthe Reynolds is responsible for strategizing with the Urban and Pop promotion staffs and her West Coast counterpart to maximize radio airplay on behalf of IDJ artists. She works closely with the artists on the IDJ group of labels including Def Jam, Roc-A-Fella, Disturbing Tha Peace, the Russell Simmons Music Group, the Damon Dash Music Group, The Inc, and Island Records to ensure their music a place at the top of the Rhythm charts and beyond. Ms. Reynolds has served as Vice President Rhythm Promotion, Island Def Jam Music Group since 2001. She first joined the company in 1993, as Senior Director, Crossover Promotion, Island Independent Labels, and the following year was appointed Senior Director, Rhythm Crossover Promotion, Island Def Jam Records, which post she held for the next seven years. During this time, she received numerous industry awards for Promotion Excellence and as Rhythm Executive of the Year, while Island Def Jam was consistently singled out as Rhythm Label of the Year. Ms. Reynolds began her career in 1986 at Omni Records in Philadelphia. In 1988, she moved to Vendetta/A&M Records where she spent three years as National Director, Crossover Promotion. In 1991, she began at PWL America/Chemistry Records as General Manager. Ms. Reynolds attended the University of Delaware, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History.
Anna Sundstrand Anna Maria Carolina Sundstrand (born February 22, 1989 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish singer and model. She was a member of the Swedish pop group Play from the group’s formation in 2001 when she was 12 until their breakup in 2005. Sundstrand was the youngest member of the group until Janet Leon joined in 2003. Anna was selected to be a part of Play by Laila Bagge, who owned a dance studio in Sweden called ‘Sway’ in which Anna was enrolled. She is a relative of the Swedish actress Greta Garbo. Since Play’s disbanding, Anna began a modeling career in New York City and posing for a 2006 calendar being marketed to the same audience that followed Play. Additionally, she has been exploring a solo singing career. She has performed several times with Chris Trousdale, a former member of boy band Dream Street. Her debut album was expected to be released in 2007, but now is expected to be released sometime in 2010.
Sundstrand was most often heard singing the middle harmony/melody line of Play songs, but sometimes she also sang the higher harmonies. On various performances of the song “Don’t Stop the Music” from Play’s album Don’t Stop the Music, Sundstrand sang the higher harmony while fellow member Rosie Munter sings her solo.
In 2009, Anna Sundstrand completed a film titled The Sacred Journey, alongside longtime band member and friend Chris Trousdale. The Sacred Journey is expected to be released sometime in 2010.
In 2010, Anna has been working on a movie directed by Michael Criscione in February 2010, called “The Truth about Layla”. Anna is also writing a fiction book based on her life about the struggles of a child star in the entertainment industry.
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