Babyface has written many hit songs for superstar Toni Braxton so when he joined her on stage for a duet during her ‘Love As I Live Tour’ he couldn’t hold back how proud he was of her lasting career. It was the final show for the tour in Los Angeles and Babyface surprised Toni with adoration that brought her to tears. Babyface said, “I was born to write for Toni Braxton.”
In 1989 when Babyface founded LaFace records with LA Reid their three main artist were Usher, TLC and Toni Braxton. Toni has sold 67 millions records including 41 million albums worldwide and 7 Grammy Awards. In 2013 Toni announced she was retiring from music to focus on acting but Babyface convinced her it wasn’t time. In 2014 Babyface and Toni won a Grammy for their album of duets titled Love Marriage and Divorce on Motown Records.