Bio

BABYFACE was born on 10 April, 1958. BABYFACE is a member of The Deele, Manchild. BABYFACE released Thirteen albums from 1987 till 2016. The first album BABYFACE released in the eighties is 'Lovers' on SOLAR Records. Other albums that BABYFACE recorded are 'A Collection Of His Greatest Hits', 'The Day', 'Tender Lover'. Six albums of BABYFACE reached the billboard Top R&B Albums chart. The highest charted album was 'Tender Lover' from 1989. This album debuted 5 August 1989 on the Top R&B Albums chart and reached number 1 and lasts 66 weeks on this chart. Other charted albums are `For The Cool In You' #2 (Top R&B Albums) and `Lovers' #28 (Top R&B Albums) and `MTV Unplugged NYG 1997' #33 (Top R&B Albums) and `Christmas With Babyface' #34 (Top R&B Albums) and `The Day' #4 (Top R&B Albums) From 1986 till 2001 BABYFACE released also nineteen singles. The first single BABYFACE released in the eighties is 'I Love You Babe' on SOLAR Records. Other released tracks are 'It's No Crime (1989 / SOLAR)', 'Mary Mack (1987 / SOLAR)', 'Slow Jams (1996 / )'.

Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds (born April 10, 1958 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an R&B and pop singer, songwriter, keyboardist, record producer, film producer, and entreprenuer. Having performed as both a member of R&B group The Deele and as a solo artist, Edmonds is also known as a prominent producer in the music industry and as the co-founder of successful R&B/hip hop label LaFace Records with Antonio "L.A." Reid. Edmonds has produced and written music for many artists, including Boyz II Men, TLC, Céline Dion, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Eric Clapton, Madonna, Toni Braxton and Aretha Franklin, among others, and has received an amazing three consecutive Grammy Awards for Producer of the Year, in 1995-1997.

In the mid-1990s, Edmonds and his wife, Tracy Edmonds, expanded into the business of motion pictures, setting up Edmonds Production Company and producing films such as Soul Food (1997) and Josie and the Pussycats (2001).

In 1999, a 25-mile stretch of Interstate Route 65 that runs through Indianapolis was renamed Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds Highway.

Babyface is a member of: The Deele Manchild
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Appearances

A Few Good Men - Take A Dip (1995)
(Executive Producer/Producer/Keyboards)

Paula Abdul - Forever Your Girl (1988)
(Keyboards/Vocals/Background/Producer)

Az Yet - Az Yet (1996)
(Drum Programming/Executive Producer/Guitar/Acoustic Keyboard/Programming/Producer/Keyboards)

Bell Biv Devoe - Hootie Mack (1993)
(Multi Instruments/Producer/Vocals/background)

Mary J. Blige - Share My World (1997)
(Arranger/keyboards/producer/drum/Programming)

Mary J. Blige - Share My World (1997)
(Arranger/drum/Programmingmusician/producer/keyboards)

Mary J. Blige - Mary (1999)
(Drum/Programming/keyboards/producer/guitar/acoustic)

The Boys - The Boys (1990)
(Executive/Producer/Mixing)

Boyz Ii Men - Evolution (1997)
(Arranger Sitar/Producer/Bass/Guitar Keyboard Programming/Keyboards/Drum/Programming)

Boyz Ii Men - Full Circle (2002)
(Bass/Drum/Programming/Producer/Vocals/Keyboards)

Toni Braxton - Toni Braxton (1993)
(Executive Producer/Vocals/Background/Producer/Keyboards)

Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel (1988)
(Producer/Mixing/Vocals/Background)

Bobby Brown - Bobby (1992)
(Instrumental Vocals/Background/Producer)

Bobby Brown - Bobby (1992)
(Vocals/Background)

Tevin Campbell - I'm Ready (1993)
(Producer/Vocals/background)

Tevin Campbell - Back To The World (1996)
(Multi Instruments/Vocals/background)

Damian Dame - Damian Dame (1991)
(Bass/executive Producer Producer Rhythm Arrangements Vocals/background/Vocals/Vocal Arrangementremix/Producer/Keyboards)

El Debarge - Heart, Mind & Soul (1994)
(Drum/Programming/Producer Vocals/Background/Vocals/Synthesizer)

The Deele - Street Beat (1983)
(Keyboards/Vocals/Guitar/Synthesizer)

Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me (1988)
(Keyboards/Vocals/Background/Mixing/Producer)

Kevon Edmonds - 24/7 (1999)
(Drum/Programmingguitar electricproducer/vocals/background/keyboards/executive/Producer/guitar/acoustic)

En Vogue - Ev3 (1997)
(Drum/Programming/Producer/Synthesizer/Fender Rhodes)

Faith Evans - Keep The Faith (1998)
(Drum/Programming/Keyboards/Producer/Vocals/background)

Siedah Garrett - Kiss Of Life (1988)
(synths/drum programming/arranger)

Johnny Gill - Johnny Gill (1990)
(executive Producer/Keyboards/Producer)

Johnny Gill - Provocative (1993)
(Keyboards/Vocals/Background/Producer)

Johnny Gill - Let's Get The Mood Right (1996)
(Drum/Programming/Producer Soprano /Vocal)

Whitney Houston - I'm Your Baby Tonight (1990)
(Arrangervocals/background/vocals/mixing/producerrhythm/vocal Arrangementrhythm Arrangements/keyboards/bass)

Whitney Houston - My Love Is Your Love (1998)
(Drum/Programming/keyboards/vocals/background/producer)

Whitney Houston - Just Whitney (2002)
(Drum/Programming/producer/vocals/background/keyboards/guitar/acoustic)

Janet Jackson - Damita Jo (2004)
(Instrumentation Producer)

Jermaine Jackson - You Said (1991)
(Bass Vocals/Background/Vocals/Executive Producer/Keyboards/Producer)

Jon B - Bonafide (1995)
(Piano/Producer/Vocals)

Jon B - Pleasures U Like (2001)
(Keyboards/Producer/Drum/Programming/Vocals/Background)

Donell Jones - My Heart (1996)
(Executive/Producer)

K-ci & Jojo - X (2000)
(Drum/Programming/Producer/Vocals/Background/Guitar/Acoustic/Keyboards)

Manchild - Power And Love (1977)
(Guitar Vocals Handclapping Guitar Rhythm /Guitar/acoustic/Vocals/background)

Mya - Mya (1998)
(Songwriter)

Pebbles - Pebbles (1987)
(Producer/Vocals/Background)

Pebbles - Always (1990)
(Guitar Keyboards/Keyboard/Programming Re/mixing Vocal Arrangement/Bass/Executive Producer/Vocals/Background Rhythm Arrangements/Producer)

Tony Rich - Birdseye (1998)
(executive/Producer)

Tyrese - 2000 Watts (2001)
(Guitar/acoustic/producer/vocals/background/keyboards)

Usher - My Way (1997)
(Bass/Vocals/Background Producer/Drum Programming/Executive/Producer Keyboards/Keyboard/Programming)

The Whispers - Just Gets Better With Time (1987)
(Guitar/Producer String Arrangements/Vocals/background/Vocal Arrangement Rhythm Arrangements/Keyboards)

Karyn White - Karyn White (1988)
(Guitar/Vocals/background/Producer/Keyboards)

Karyn White - Make Him Do Right (1994)
(Drum/Programming/Vocals/background/Keyboards/Producer)

Shanice Wilson - 21 ... Ways To Grow (1994)
(Keyboards Rhythm Arrangements/Vocals/background/Vocal Arrangement)

Shanice Wilson - Shanice (1999)
(Guitar/Acoustic/Keyboards/Producer)

Xscape - Traces Of My Lipstick (1998)
(Drum Programming/producer/songwriter/keyboard/Programming)

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