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Born Apr 10, 1959

Kenneth Brian "Babyface" Edmonds is an American R&B singer-songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist, record producer, film producer, and entrepreneur.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Babyface.


1959 Birth Born on April 10, 1959.


1983 24 Years Old One of his first major credits as a songwriter for outside artists came when he wrote the tune "Slow Jam" for the R&B band Midnight Star in 1983. … Read More
1988 29 Years Old Babyface remained in The Deele until 1988, when both he and Reid left the group. … Read More


1993 34 Years Old …  Braxton's eponymous 1993 debut album went on to sell over eight million copies, and earned her the 1994 Grammy Award Best New Artist. TLC's first two albums on LaFace—1992's Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip and 1994's CrazySexyCool—combined to sell more than 15 million copies in the U.S. CrazySexyCool won the 1996 Grammy Award for Best R&B album. … Read More
1994 35 Years Old He co-wrote, co-produced, and provided backing vocals on Madonna's 1994 Bedtime Stories, which featured the 7-week No. 1 hit "Take a Bow," and shared billing with Eric Clapton on the chart-topping Grammy winner "Change the World" from the Phenomenon soundtrack.
1995 36 Years Old 1 More Event
He also wrote and produced the No. 1 hit "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)" for Whitney Houston as well as the rest of the critically acclaimed 10 million selling Waiting to Exhale soundtrack in 1995, which spawned additional hits for Houston, Brandy and Mary J. Blige. … Read More


2005 46 Years Old In October 2005, Babyface and Tracey finally announced that they were ending their marriage of thirteen years.
2007 48 Years Old In 2007, Babyface began dating his backup dancer Nicole "Nikki" Pantenburg (former dancer and personal friend of Janet Jackson).
2008 49 Years Old In September 2008, Babyface and Nicole welcomed a daughter, Peyton Nicole Edmonds. The pair married on May 17, 2014.


2012 53 Years Old On December 2, 2012, Babyface worked at a local Nathan's for charity. … Read More
In 2013, Babyface served as producer for Ariana Grande's debut album Yours Truly, producing majority of her songs, including her second single, "Baby I".
2014 55 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 4, 2014, he released a duets album with Toni Braxton titled Love, Marriage & Divorce on Motown Records after numerous release date changes.
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