A Conversation with Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds
Award-winning singer/songwriter/music producer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds will receive an honorary doctoral degree and join in a conversation at IU Auditorium on Thursday, October 18.
Born in Indianapolis, Edmonds has made an impact on the music business that spans decades. In 1989, he co-founded LaFace Records with L.A. Reid and nurtured the careers of megastars such as TLC, OutKast, Usher and Toni Braxton. The 11-time Grammy winner has produced and written or co-written hits for Whitney Houston, Eric Clapton, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Beyonce and countless others.
Edmonds has contributed to more than 600 million single and album sales worldwide, with more than 200 Top 10 R&B hits. He has more than 50 Top 10 pop hits to his name, including 16 No.1s.
Admission to this event is free, but tickets are required.