Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds
Dates & TimeSat, Jun 8 | 8:00pm
The singer, producer and songwriter was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2017 and counts over 200 Top 10 R&B hits and 50 Top 10 Pop hits, including 16 #1 pop songs written or produced throughout his career. Most recently, Edmonds released an EP titled, “Discount Dreams.”
Edmonds’ award–winning, multi-faceted career includes the consecutive multi-platinum landmark albums Tender Lover, For the Cool in You (including signature hits “Never Keeping Secrets” and “When Can I See You”), and The Day (including hit single “Every Time I Close My Eyes”). As co-founder with L.A. Reid of LaFace Records in 1989, Edmonds nurtured the careers of such megastars as TLC, OutKast, Usher, and Toni Braxton.
The Indiana-born artist has produced and written/co-written hits for artists from Whitney Houston, Eric Clapton, and Michael Jackson to Boyz II Men, Mariah Carey, P!nk, and Beyoncé, among countless others. That hit list boasts such smashes as Madonna’s “Take a Bow,” Clapton’s “Change the World,” and Boyz II Men’s “I’ll Make Love to You.” His most recent productions include collaborations with BET for “New Edition Story,” Bruno Mars, Kat Graham, Johnny Mathis, Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Ledisi, Colbie Caillat, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, After 7, and Toni Braxton, as well as wrote and produced music for the Adam Sandler film Sandy Wexler.