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Babyface

Singer + Songwriter + Guitarist
Male
Born Apr 10, 1959
Age 55
Genres Soul + New jack s...
Instruments Mandolin + Guitar...
Performed With Whitney Elizabeth...
Record Label Arista

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

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Romance

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  • Nicole Pantenburg
    Dated 2007
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  • Tracey Edmonds
    Married 1994 - 2007
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  • Lynelle Edmonds
    Married
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Family

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Babyface
Babyface
Age 55

parents

  • Marvin Edmonds
    Marvin Edmonds
    Father
  • Barbara Edmonds
    Barbara Edmonds
    Mother

siblings

children

  • Peyton Nicole Edmonds
    Peyton Nicole Edmonds
    Son, Age 5
  • Dylan Michael Edmonds
    Dylan Michael Edmonds
    Son
  • Brandon Edmonds
    Brandon Edmonds
    Son

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1959 Birth Kenneth Edmonds was born on April 10, 1959, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Marvin and Barbara Edmonds. … Read More

TWENTIES

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

THIRTIES

1989 30 Years Old In 1989, Edmonds co-founded LaFace Records with Reid. Three of the label's early artists TLC, Usher, and Toni Braxton were successful, the former becoming one of the best selling female groups in music history. 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 #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 #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
1996 37 Years Old Edmonds also worked with David Foster to compose "The Power of the Dream," the official song of the 1996 Summer Olympics, performed by superstar Céline Dion. … Read More

FORTIES

2005 46 Years Old In October 2005, Edmonds and his wife, Tracey Edmonds, announced that they were ending their marriage of thirteen years. … Read More
2007 48 Years Old Edmonds then began dating his backup dancer Nicole "Nikki" Pantenburg (former dancer and personal friend of Janet Jackson's) in 2007.
2008 49 Years Old In September 2008, Edmonds and Nicole welcomed a daughter, Peyton Nicole Edmonds. … Read More
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