World-renowned singer, songwriter, and producer Babyface has ranked in the top 20 of NME’s Greatest Producers, won 11 Grammy awards, and been a part of creating many of your favorite hits! Here are 5 songs you may not know that he produced/wrote.
Most Girls: P!nk
Most Girls” was released on June 6th, 2000.
This was one of 3 songs produced and written by Babyface for the album.
Baby I: Ariana Grande
“Baby I,” came out in 2013 on Arianna Grande’s album, Yours Truly, and was released by Republic Records on July 22nd of 2013.
Babyface wrote the song first with Antonio Dixon and Patrick “J. Que” Smith. Arianna’s beautiful voice paired with ’90s rhythms made the song a hit. After BabyFace produced the song with Antonio Dixon.
Catching Feelings: Justin Bieber
In the song “Catching feelings,” we hear a more R&B/Soul vibe from Justin and this is due to him having the R&B pro-song writer there with him while creating this song.
Babyface helped with the acoustic ballad and overall production.
Best Thing I Never Had: Beyonce
Columbia records released Beyonces, “ Best Thing I Never Had,” on July 1, 2011.
The song was inspired by Doug E. Fresh’s single “The Show” and Babyface created this Pop/R&B song for women and men to find and relate to.
We Belong Together: Mariah Carey
“We belong Together” is a song off of Mariah Carey’s album The Emancipation of Mimi.
This one Babyface didn’t technically write or produce but the song uses elements from “Two Occasions” (1987) by the Deele’s with Babyface and mentions him in the song.