About

AnnieRoboffAnnie Roboff was born in Greenberg, New York and started her music career in a popular New York City a cappella group called the Bondinis.  During this three year association, the band enjoyed appearances in the movie and television show FAME.  After the Bondinis broke up, Roboff began a career writing and arranging television themes for various sports, news, and TV movies.  Her credits include college football themes fro ABC, CBS, and TBS broadcasts, the original ESPN Sportscenter Theme, the 1984 Olympics, NBA Basketball for TBS, Presidential Election Coverage, Sportsbeat, and ABC’s coverage of Prince Charles and Lady Diana’s Wedding.

Before moving to L.A. in the late 1980s, Annie had the privilege of working with Laura Nyro in New York City fir a short time.  Once in L.A., Roboff returned to the world of pop music.  There she had songs recorded by R & B and pop acts such as Olivia Newton John, 4 Real, and Phil Perry among others.

In 1994, Annie signed with Almo/Irving Music in Los Angeles.  After her first writing trip to their Nashville office, she moved there.  Within the first 3 months of moving to Nashville, sh co-wrote her first country #1 – Diamond Rio’s “Walkin Away”  with Craig Wiseman.  In the summer of 1998, Annie had two more #1 country singles:  “There Goes My Baby”  recorded by Trisha Yearwood and the country/pop hit “This Kiss”  recorded by Faith Hill.  “This Kiss”  went on to garner a Country Song of the Year Grammy nomination and won the 1999 CMA Song of the Year, as well as the ASCAP Country Song of the Year.

Roboff has also had her songs recorded by the Dixie Chicks, Whitney Houston, Wynonna, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Patty Loveless, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire,, Lonestar, Rascal Flatts, Bonnie Raitt, Mary-Chapin Carpenter, Take 6, Olivia Newton John, Jo Dee MEssina, Bryan White, Tim McGraw, Jamie O’Neal, Jessica Andrews, Cece Winans, and (one of the rare co-writes of) The Indigo Girls.  Annie’s songs have sold over fifty million records to date.

She has also had her songs placed in several films and soundtracks including WE WERE SOLDIERS (“The Glory of Life”), FOR LOVE OF THE GAME (“Fun Of Your Love”), WHERE THE HEART IS (“Shake My Soul”), AMERICA’S SWEETHEARTS (“We All Fall Down”), MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE (“I Will Know Your Love”). BLACK DOG (“I Wanna Remember This”), VERITCAL LIMIT (“Patient Heart”), and PRACTICAL MAGIC (“This Kiss”).

Ms. Roboff has written musicals for off-Broadway including the well received “Sally & Tom”.  Television credits to her name include “Brand New Day”, which is the theme song for Alecia Elliott’s weekly tevelvision series on NBC, as well as the them song “Put The Truth Back Into Your Life” for Lifetime Television’s ‘Final Justice’, sung and co-written with Wynonna Judd.  Other songs have appeared on ‘Dawson’s Creek’, ‘Boston Public’, and ‘Judging Amy’.

In the past she has written and arranged sports and news themes for all three networks, college football games, NBA Basketball, Sportsbeat, and many more.