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Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds


Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds was born on April 10, 1958 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Kenneth Brian Edmonds. He has been married to Nicole Pantenburg since May 17, 2014. They have one child. He was previously married to Tracey E. Edmonds and Denise. See full bio »
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 2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vince Vaughn/Ryan Seacrest/Dead & Company (2016) ... (writer: "I'll Make Love to You" - uncredited)
 2015 Ferdinando Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nicole Bahls e Sanderson (2015) ... (writer: "We Belong Together" - uncredited)
 2015 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Terrence Howard vs. Taraji P. Henson, Part 1 (2015) ... (writer: "I'll Make Love to You")
 2015 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 7 (2015) ... (writer: "Broken-Hearted Girl")
 2015 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kimmy Goes on a Date! (2015) ... (writer: "I'll Make Love to You" - uncredited)
 2015 Whitney (TV Movie) (writer: "I'm Your Baby Tonight", "Every Little Step")
 2015 The Wedding Ringer (writer: "I'll Make Love To You" - as Kenneth Edmonds)
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode, 2012) (writer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2014)
- Most Memorable Year (2014) ... (writer: "Try")
- Personal Story/Memorable Year Week (2012) ... ("For the Cool In You")
- Round 6: Results (2008) ... (writer: "I'll Make Love To You" - uncredited)
 2012-2014 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 8 Perform + Elimination (2014) ... (writer: "Slave to the Rhythm")
- Top 4 Perform (2012) ... (writer: "Best Thing I Never Had")
 2014 Step Up All In (writer: "Every Little Step" - as Kenneth Edmonds)
 2014 Blended (writer: "I'll Make Love to You" - as Kenneth Edmonds)
 2014 2014 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Slave to the Rhythm")
 2014 Muppets Most Wanted (writer: "End Of The Road" - as Kenneth Edmonds)
 2013 American Music Awards 2013 (TV Special) (producer: "Tattooed Heart") / (writer: "Tattooed Heart")
 2013 Pink: The Truth About Love Tour - Live from Melbourne (Documentary) (writer: "Most Girls" - uncredited)
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (writer: "On Our Own" - as Kenneth Edmonds)
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.15 (2013) ... (writer: "I'll Make Love to You")
 2013 New Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Virgins (2013) ... (writer: "I'll Make Love To You" - uncredited)
 2012 Pitch Perfect (writer: "I'll Make Love to You" - as Kenneth Edmonds) / (writer: "Riff Off: (medley)" - uncredited)
 2012 Sarah G Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Paulo Avelino/John Lloyd Cruz (2012) ... (writer: "How Could an Angel Break My Heart")
 2012 American Reunion (writer: "I'll Make Love To You" - as Kenneth Edmonds)
 2012 Think Like a Man (writer: "Woo")
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #20.84 (2012) ... (writer: "Woo" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.162 (2011) ... (writer: "Don't Be Cruel" - uncredited)
 2011 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 8 Finalists Compete (2011) ... (writer: "End of the Road")
 2011 Chikara JoshiMania Night II (Video) (producer: "On Our Own" - as Babyface) / (writer: "On Our Own" - as Babyface)
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.159 (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Be Cruel" - uncredited)
 2004-2010 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #7.9 (2010) ... (writer: "How Could an Angel Break My Heart" - uncredited)
- Episode #7.8 (2010) ... (writer: "We Belong Together" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.11 (2008) ... (writer: "I'll Make Love to You" - uncredited)
- Bootcamp 2 (2005) ... (writer: "End of the Road' - uncredited)
- Auditions 6 (2005) ... (writer: "End of the Road" - uncredited)
 2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 2010 Grand Finale (2010) ... (writer: "End of the Road" - uncredited)
- Episode #10.1 (2010) ... (writer: "End of the Road" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greatest Break Up Songs (2010) ... (writer: "End of the Road")
 2010 Our Family Wedding (performer: "Soon As I Get Home" - as Babyface) / (writer: "Soon As I Get Home" - as Kenneth Edmonds)
 2009 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.66 (2009) ... (writer: "When You Believe" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.63 (2009) ... (writer: "When You Believe")
- Episode #1.48 (2009) ... (writer: "I'll Make Love to You", "End of the Road")
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 8 Perform (2009) ... (writer: "Humpin' Around")
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (writer: "Take a Bow")
 2009 The Bob Zula (Short) (writer: "We Belong Together")
  It Takes Two (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (music - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #3.4 (2008) ... (lyrics: "When You Believe") / (music: "When You Believe")
 2007 Patinando por un sueño (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 16 August 2007 (2007) ... (producer: "When You Believe")
- Episode dated 10 August 2007 (2007) ... (producer: "When You Believe")
 2006 Happy Feet (writer: "I'll Make Love to You" - as Kenneth Edmonds)
 2006 The 48th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "We Belong Together / Fly Like a Bird")
 2004-2005 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Workshop #1 (2005) ... (writer: "I'll Make Love to You")
- Liveshow #1 - Mijn Idol (2004) ... (writer: "End of the Road")
 2002-2005 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Grand Final (2005) ... (writer: "End of the Road")
- Top 5: My Idols (2005) ... (writer: "End of the Road")
- Top 6: Judges' Choice (2005) ... (writer: "Another Sad Love Song")
- Top 11: Number 1 Hits from the 90s (2005) ... (writer: "Take a Bow")
- Top 24: Group 1 (2005) ... (writer: "We Belong Together")
 2003-2005 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Top 2 Showdown (2005) ... (writer: "How Could An Angel Break My Heart")
- Top 30 Group 2 Performance Show (2005) ... (writer: "A Song for Mama")
- Top 6 Results Show (2003) ... (writer: "Every Little Step")
- Top 6 Performance Show: The 80's (2003) ... (writer: "Every Little Step")
- Wildcard Performance Show (2003) ... (writer: "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)")
 2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin (writer: "Red Light Special" - as Kenneth Edmonds)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "Don't Be Cruel")
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kvalprogram 3 (2004) ... (writer: "A Song for Mama")
 2004 Malaysian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Third Workshop (2004) ... (writer: "Superwoman")
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 (Video Game) ("I'll Make Love To You")
 2004 Hrvatski Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2004) ... (writer: "Queen of the Night")
 2004 New Zealand Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 24 Group 3 Performance Show (2004) ... (writer: "Every Time I Close My Eyes")
- Top 24 Group 1 Performance Show (2004) ... (writer: "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2003) ... (writer: "I'm Your Baby Tonight")
- Episode #1.7 (2003) ... (writer: "I'm Your Baby Tonight")
 2002-2003 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Top 50: Die zweite Chance (2003) ... (writer: "End of the Road")
- Erste Top 50 Show (2003) ... (writer: "I'll Make Love to You")
- Dritte Top 30 Show (2002) ... (writer: "End of the Road")
 2003 Ídolos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gala 1 - Meu Ídolo (2003) ... (writer: "How Could An Angel Break My Heart")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tredje semifinale (2003) ... (writer: "I'll Make Love to You")
 2003 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Canada's Idol Is... (2003) ... (writer: "Try It On My Own")
- Squeaking In... (2003) ... (writer: "Try It On My Own")
- Wildcards! (2003) ... (writer: "Try It On My Own")
 2003 Boston Public (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chapter Sixty-Six (2003) ... (writer: "Try It On My Own")
 2002 A Time for Dancing (writer: "Baby Come to Me")
 2002 Showtime (performer: "Showtime" (2002) - as Babyface) / (producer: "Showtime" (2002) - as Babyface) / (writer: "Showtime" (2002) - as K. Edmonds)
 2002 My Own Private Oshawa (TV Movie) (writer: "Queen of the Night" - as Kenny Edmonds)
 2001 How High (writer: "How High Pt. II" - as Kenneth Edmonds)
 2001 Josie and the Pussycats (producer: "3 Small Words", "Pretend To Be Nice", "Spin Around", "You Don't See Me", "You're A Star" - as Babyface) / (writer: "You Don't See Me", "Come On" - as Babyface)
 2000 Duets (performer: "Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)" - as Babyface) / (producer: "Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)")
 2000 Whitney Houston: The Greatest Hits (Video documentary) (writer: "I'm Your Baby Tonight", "Queen of the Night")
 1999 Anna and the King (music: "How Can I Not Love You") / (producer: "How Can I Not Love You")
  HBO First Look (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1999) (music - 1 episode, 1999) (producer - 1 episode, 1999)
- Anna and the King: A Modern Epic (1999) ... (lyrics: "How Can I Not Love You") / (music: "How Can I Not Love You") / (producer: "How Can I Not Love You")
 1999 Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video) (writer: "Take a Bow" - as Babyface)
 1999 Light It Up (writer: "If Only in Heaven's Eyes" - as "Babyface")
 1999 Fight Club (writer: "Splended & 4M15")
 1998 The Prince of Egypt (music: "When You Believe" - as Babyface) / (producer: "When You Believe" - as Babyface)
 1998 Simon Birch (performer: "You Were There") / (writer: "You Were There")
 1998 Soul Music Festival: Part IV (TV Movie) (writer: "In The Mood", "Rock Steady" - uncredited)
 1998 Can't Hardly Wait (writer: "I'll Make Love To You" - as Babyface)
 1997 Soul Food (performer: "I Said I Love You") / (producer: "A Song for Mama", "I Care 'Bout You", "We're Not Makin' Love No More", "You Are the Man", "Boys and Girls", "Baby I" - as Babyface) / (writer: "A Song for Mama", "I Care 'Bout You", "We're Not Makin' Love No More", "You Are the Man", "Slow Jam", "Boys and Girls", "Baby I", "I Said I Love You", "Young Girl", "Have I Never")
 1997 Booty Call (performer: "Everytime I Close My Eyes" - as Babyface) / (producer: "Everytime I Close My Eyes" - as Babyface) / (writer: "Everytime I Close My Eyes" - as Babyface)
 1997 Sister, Sister (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Three the Heart Way (1997) ... (writer: "Count on Me" - as Babyface)
 1996 The Preacher's Wife (writer: "My Heart Is Calling")
 1996 Get on the Bus (writer: "On The Line" - as Babayface)
 1995 Waiting to Exhale (producer: "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)", "Why Does It Hurt So Bad?", "Count On Me", "Wey U", "All Night Long", "Love Will Be Waiting At Home", "Sittin' Up In My Room", "And I Gave My Love To You", "My Love, Sweet Love", "Not Gon' Cry", "My Funny Valentine", "How Could You Call Her Baby?", "Let It Flow", "Kissing You", "It Hurts Like Hell", "This Is How It Works", "Somewhere There Is a Love", "That Shit Turns Me On" - as Babyface) / (writer: "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)", "Why Does It Hurt So Bad?", "Count On Me", "Wey U", "All Night Long", "Love Will Be Waiting At Home", "Sittin' Up In My Room", "And I Gave My Love To You", "My Love, Sweet Love", "Not Gon' Cry", "How Could You Call Her Baby?", "Let It Flow", "Kissing You", "It Hurts Like Hell", "This Is How It Works", "Somewhere There Is a Love", "That Shit Turns Me On" - as Babyface)
 1994-1995 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 6 July 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Humpin' Around")
- Episode dated 18 August 1994 (1994) ... (writer: "I'll Make Love to You")
 1995 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One Where Rachel Finds Out (1995) ... (writer: "Take a Bow" - uncredited)
 1995 The Magic of David Copperfield XVI: Unexplained Forces (TV Special) (producer: "My Name Is Not Susan")
 1995 Bad Boys (performer: "Someone to Love" - as Babyface) / (producer: "Someone to Love" - as Babyface) / (writer: "Someone to Love" - as Babyface)
 1994 The Pagemaster (performer: "Dream Away" - as Babyface)
 1994 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nancy Kerrigan/Aretha Franklin (1994) ... (writer: "Willing to Forgive" - uncredited)
 1993 Ghost in the Machine (writer: "Girls Gonna Getcha" - as Babyface)
 1993 Poetic Justice (performer: "Well Alright" - as Babyface) / (producer: "Well Alright" - as Babyface)
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Babes R Us (1993) ... (writer: "Humpin' Around")
 1993 My Favorite Season (writer: "Humpin' Around" - as K. Edmonds)
 1992 The Bodyguard (producer: "Queen of the Night" - as Babyface) / (writer: "Queen of the Night" - as Babyface)
 1992 Boomerang (as Babyface, "Tonight Is Right", "End of the Road", "Reversal of a Dog", "Don't Wanna Love You", "Love Shoulda Brought You Home", "There You Go", "Give U My Heart") / (performer: "Give U My Heart" - as Babyface) / (producer: "Tonight Is Right", "End of the Road", "Reversal of a Dog", "Don't Wanna Love You", "Love Shoulda Brought You Home", "There You Go", "Give U My Heart" - as Babyface)
 1991 The Magic of David Copperfield XIII: Mystery on the Orient Express (TV Special) (producer: "My Name Is Not Susan")
 1989 Tango & Cash (performer: "It's No Crime" - as Babyface)
 1989 The Wizard (writer: "Don't Be Cruel")
 1989 Ghostbusters II (producer: "On Our Own" - as Babyface) / (writer: "On Our Own" - as Babyface)
 1988 Soul Train (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Freddie Jackson/Ziggy Marley/Karyn White (1988) ... (writer: "The Way You Love Me")
 1986 Out of Bounds (producer: "SO MANY THANGZ" - as Babyface) / (writer: "SO MANY THANGZ" - as Babyface)
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Has two sons, Brandon and Dylan Michael, with ex-wife Tracey E. Edmonds. See more »

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