Sunni Stephens

Sunni Stephens

BandPopR&B

Sunni Stephens the Empress of Dance Music is a talent the industry has been longing for, and for quite some time now. Her formula is simple arithmetic: (Song) Pop/R&B + (Culture) Pop/Hip Hop =Hood POP! Her music and style are reminiscent of the vibes of Janet Jackson, Appolonia, and Prince!!

Biography

Entertainer, songwriter, and vocalist Sunni Stephens is poised for continued success in 2009. Described by fans as the "Empress of Dance Music," this saucy chanteuse is amassing legions of followers with her unique interplay of multiple genres of pop music.

A twenty five year-old Kansas City, Missouri native Sunni Stephens has called Atlanta home for over 3 years. One of her defining moments was during a feature performance at a premier dining and entertainment restaurant called LeHaim. During her tenure at the Russian-European restaurant, she added Russian, Italian, and Spanish languages to her singing repertoire.

Sunni's ambition is to be recognized as a multi-faceted entertainer and songwriter who stands apart from current music industry leaders. Sunni has produced and written music for off-Broadway musicals as well as the internationally acclaimed stage play, The Hip Hop Project, and the award winning sitcom, The Bernie Mac Show.

Sunni's live performances feature Vegas style female stage theatrics and choreography reminiscent of the old Broadway style musicals. Sunni's approach as an entertainer is simple--take the great music of the past and re-invent it. She studies the greats and applies their entertainment styles to today’s generation of music and culture. Some of her favorites are Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Marilyn Monroe, Billie Holiday, Dorothy Dandridge, Cher, and Tina Turner.

In 2007 Sunni acted as co-executive producer of her first self-distributed album, Sunni Stephens, Miss Fly Girl, Rookie of the Year. Sunni's current manager, Terence Young, has assisted her album's nationwide, marketing and promotional efforts which resulted in nationwide radio airplay and a national promotional tour that included many radio-sponsored dates. Sunni performed for over 10,000 fans as the opening act for headliners B5, Corinne Bailey Rae, and Danity Kane. The tour culminated in an appearance at The First Annual James Brown Festival as the opening act for the Legendary Godfather of Soul James Brown. She has been climbing quickly in the music industry ever since. Sunni has received 1.5 million hits on her MySpace music page.

Sunni's success in 2007 convinced her that music would be the testament to her life. In 2009, Sunni plans to expand on writing and licensing her music to film and television in the U.S., and abroad. She is currently in the studio with Timothy "Kfigz" Walls producer of her current single, "Candy Apple Red", and most notably multi-platinum artist Akon's hit single "Troublemaker" finshing up her highly anticipated second album. She also plans to spearhead a campaign called, “Get Out and Move,” in which she will mentor and train young women on the benefits of exercise and nutrition.

A talent with true depth and integrity, Sunni Stephens career is poised for continued success in 2009.

Discography

Candy Apple Red (2008)
Digital Girl (2008)
That's What I Like About You (2008)

Set List

1. Intro
2. Song 1
3. Brief Crowd participation and dance break
4. Song 2
5. Breakdown
6. Song 3
7. Finale