Happy Birthday to Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Born April 10, 1959
Babyface on the R&B charts. Babyface and Reid began producing and writing for other artists on the side and versatile than Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds. Kenneth Edmonds was born April 10, 1959, in Indianapolis record deal in 1977 and released three albums. After their breakup, Babyface and partner Antonio "L.A Happy Birthday to Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Born April 10, 1959 Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds’ musical legacy and share Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds’ musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. AllMusic): As a singer, producer, and songwriter, Babyface was an inescapable presence in virtually every
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Babyface’s “Whip Appeal” (1989)
Babyface Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Babyface’s “Whip Appeal” (1989) “Whip Appeal” appears on Babyface’s 1989 album ‘Tender Lover’ ARTIST: Babyface TITLE: “Whip Appeal” ALBUM: Tender Lover (1989) BUY: Amazon | iTunes WATCH/LISTEN:
INTERVIEW: Grammy-Winning Songwriter & Producer Daryl Simmons Reflects Upon His Hit-Making Career
equally copious best friend of 43 years, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, and Antonio “L.A.” Reid, the multi Babyface’s “twin.” He nicknames Babyface “Batman” and himself “Robin.” “We’re so close to being the Simmons. What hasn’t changed for Simmons is his creative partnership with Babyface. Knowing each other since they were teenagers, Simmons and Babyface, whose birthdays are literally 24 hours apart As Babyface’s trusted friend & colleague, Simmons has penned and/or produced countless hit singles for an impressive array of R&B and pop artists. ,” Aretha Franklin’s “Willing to Forgive,” Babyface’s “When Can I See You Again,” Bobby Brown’s “Don’t
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Babyface Babyface, was fully realized and cohesive in all its sleek, fly girl realness. It’s easy for an Here: BABYFACE | Tender Lover SOLAR/Epic (1989) Selected by Justin Chadwick At the risk of stating the obvious, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, along with his professional partner Antonio “L.A.” Reid ) written and produced by Babyface and Reid. Co-written and produced by Brown and Gene Griffin, and with the golden songwriting/production duo of Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and L.A. Reid. In a
Remembering Gerald Levert Today on What Would Have Been His 51st Birthday (Born 7/13/66)
Babyface's "Whip Appeal." However, in the midst of all his success, Gerald's only major pop appeal remained
Happy 50th Birthday to Toni Braxton, Born October 7, 1967
four sisters. In late 2013 she teamed up once again with Babyface to record the duets album Love the attention of L.A. Reid and Babyface, the red-hot songwriting/production team who had just formed Shoulda Brought You Home" become a substantial pop and R&B hit, but she also duetted with Babyface working heavily with L.A. Reid and Babyface, Braxton released her second album, Secrets, in the
Happy Birthday to Pharrell Williams, Born April 5, 1973
contemporary R&B (Babyface's "There She Goes"). Williams and Hugo were relatively obscure during the mid
INTERVIEW: R&B Legends After 7 Revisit & Revive Their Glory Days
-winning younger sibling Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and songwriter/producer Daryl Simmons, yielded hit . Released via eOne Music, Timeless reunited the group with Babyface and Simmons and produced three their hometown before relocating to Los Angeles at the insistence of Babyface. The record label
INTERVIEW: Shanice’s Smile & Soul Shine As Bright As Ever
Babyface because he works really fast. He would knock out a song in an hour.” Working with Michael Babyface produced. That’s how I got to sing with Usher, Toni [Braxton], Whitney [Houston] and Mariah Babyface for seeking her out to contribute backup vocals. “Our voices blend well together,” shares Shanice
WELCOME BACK WAX: Boyz II Men’s ‘Cooleyhighharmony’ & ‘II’ Reissued on Vinyl This Week
appropriately titled II. Featuring a more expansive team of top-notch producers including Babyface
Happy Birthday to Johnny Gill, Born May 22, 1966
, Game Changer. The record saw him working with the likes of Chuck Harmony, Tony Dixon, and Babyface
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soul veteran George Benson on “Seven Days.” Partnering with the musical mastermind Babyface also filler, Share My World ends with another Babyface arrangement “Not Gon’ Cry” which had already topped the
Happy Birthday to Tevin Campbell, Born November 12, 1976
Garrett, Campbell worked with producers Narada Michael Walden, Al B. Sure, Babyface, and others to to Babyface for "When Can I See You") along with Best R&B Album for I'm Ready (which he lost to ." The album was produced by Babyface among others. I'm Ready was released in October 1993 and yielded Barrino, Boyz II Men, Bobby Brown and Babyface himself, which included some of the hit songs that he " while Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds played piano as a part of a tribute dedicated to Edmonds who was
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thanks in large part to the skillful ears of longtime collaborators Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and
Happy Birthday to Tamia, Born May 9, 1975
Performance; another song on the album, a duet with Babyface entitled "Slow Jams," was nominated for Best
Happy Birthday to El DeBarge, Born June 4, 1961
charted singles such as "Slide" and "Where is My Love" (which featured Babyface on duet vocals). While ". DeBarge's next album, 1994's Heart, Mind and Soul, co-produced with Babyface, yielded modest
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/producers Antonio “L.A.” Reid and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds. “He signed them unheard based on our declares. “Babyface studied the art of songwriting as hard as I did.” Midnight Star cranked out gold
Happy Birthday to Vanessa Williams, Born March 18, 1963
. It also featured material by Babyface and Sting, and its upscale, sophisticated ambience gave
Happy Birthday to Faith Evans, Born June 10, 1973
next year, including "Love Like This," "All Night Long," and the Babyface-produced R&B number one
Happy 75th Birthday to Barbra Streisand, Born April 24, 1942
double live album Back to Brooklyn. In 2014, Streisand returned with the Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds
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