Monday, June 10, 2024
Doors Open
Show Starts
11:30AM EDT
Ages
Where
Under The Apollo Marquee
Event Date
June 10, 2024
Event Time
11:30AM EDT
Awards Presentation & Concert
Dinner & Dancing
Location
Under The Apollo Marquee

Join The Apollo to induct  13-time GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds into The Apollo’s Walk of Fame.

Celebrating and honoring the 90-year lineage of extraordinary artists who have performed on the Historic Theater stage, Babyface joins a iconic list of inductees who have influenced generations of musicians, fans, and culture at large, including Prince, Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones, Smokey Robinson, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Little Richard, Ella Fitzgerald, The Temptations, and most recently, Mary J. Blige in 2021.

This event is free and open to the public.

About Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds

Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds is a 13-time GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist, songwriter, producer, and one of the most celebrated creative forces in music history. He is the only producer to win the “Producer of the Year” category four times, three of which were consecutive (1995-1997), and is the co-founder of the legendary record label LaFace, which launched the careers of artists like Usher, Toni Braxton, TLC, Outkast, and Pink. Babyface has written and produced hits for artists like Bobby Brown, Boyz II Men, Eric Clapton, Madonna, Beyoncé, Ariana Grande, Mary J. Blige, Celine Dion, Aretha Franklin, George Michael, Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber, Phil Collins, Janet Jackson, Chaka Khan, Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, John Mayer, Lionel Richie, Michael Bolton, Kenny G, Lil Wayne, Barbara Streisand, Bruno Mars, and countless others.

Babyface has produced and written 125 Top 10 Hits, 45 number-one R&B hits, and 16 number-one pop hits, with his work boasting over 800 million records sold and over a billion streams. Throughout his career, Babyface has won the BMI Pop Songwriter of the Year trophy seven times, and received a total of 51 BMI Awards, as well as 4 American Music Awards, 5 Soul Train Awards, and 5 NAACP Image awards. He has also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and in 2017, was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Babyface is a passionate philanthropist, actively supporting the Carousel of Hope, which benefits the Children’s Diabetes Foundation, the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, Larry Ruvo’s Keep Memory Alive, and Stand Up To Cancer.

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Monday, June 10, 2024

Join The Apollo to induct  13-time GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds into The Apollo’s Walk of Fame.

Celebrating and honoring the 90-year lineage of extraordinary artists who have performed on the Historic Theater stage, Babyface joins a iconic list of inductees who have influenced generations of musicians, fans, and culture at large, including Prince, Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones, Smokey Robinson, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Little Richard, Ella Fitzgerald, The Temptations, and most recently, Mary J. Blige in 2021.

This event is free and open to the public.

Doors Open
Show Starts
11:30AM EDT
Ages
Where
Under The Apollo Marquee
Event Date
June 10, 2024
Event Time
11:30AM EDT
Awards Presentation & Concert
Dinner & Dancing
Location
Under The Apollo Marquee
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About Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds

Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds is a 13-time GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist, songwriter, producer, and one of the most celebrated creative forces in music history. He is the only producer to win the “Producer of the Year” category four times, three of which were consecutive (1995-1997), and is the co-founder of the legendary record label LaFace, which launched the careers of artists like Usher, Toni Braxton, TLC, Outkast, and Pink. Babyface has written and produced hits for artists like Bobby Brown, Boyz II Men, Eric Clapton, Madonna, Beyoncé, Ariana Grande, Mary J. Blige, Celine Dion, Aretha Franklin, George Michael, Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber, Phil Collins, Janet Jackson, Chaka Khan, Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, John Mayer, Lionel Richie, Michael Bolton, Kenny G, Lil Wayne, Barbara Streisand, Bruno Mars, and countless others.

Babyface has produced and written 125 Top 10 Hits, 45 number-one R&B hits, and 16 number-one pop hits, with his work boasting over 800 million records sold and over a billion streams. Throughout his career, Babyface has won the BMI Pop Songwriter of the Year trophy seven times, and received a total of 51 BMI Awards, as well as 4 American Music Awards, 5 Soul Train Awards, and 5 NAACP Image awards. He has also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and in 2017, was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Babyface is a passionate philanthropist, actively supporting the Carousel of Hope, which benefits the Children’s Diabetes Foundation, the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, Larry Ruvo’s Keep Memory Alive, and Stand Up To Cancer.

Inductee
New York, US
Bebe Winans
Choreographer & Dancer
London, UK
Meme Manning
Voice Actress
Los Angeles, US
Leia Manson
Supporting Actress
Chicago, US
Ben Jefferson
Stand-in & Dancer
Special Guests
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Walk Of Fame
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The Apollo mainstage
Accessible Seating
The Apollo’s Historic Theater has 12 wheelchair seating locations available for every show, all on the Orchestra seating level. Tickets for wheelchair seating locations can be purchased at The Apollo Theater box office or on Ticketmaster.

Four wheelchair seating locations will be reserved until the day of each performance.Each seating level is accessible via the elevator inside The Apollo’s Historic Theater. Guests should be aware of the small steps leading toward the Mezzanine and Balcony seating levels. Depending on the guest’s ticket location for these two levels, additional walking may be required. If guests are not able to travel up and down steps, tickets for events should be purchased for the Orchestra level.
VICTORIA THEATER 1
Accessible Seating
Victoria Theater 1 is a 199-seat flexible black box theater that can be transformed into a myriad of configurations and styles. It features an intimate lounge-like space that is ideal for stage productions, concerts, panel discussions, commercial shoots and private functions.
JONELLE PROCOPE THEATER
Accessible Seating
The Jonelle Procope Theater, named in honor of the former Apollo President/CEO, is a 99-seat flexible black box theater that can be transformed into a myriad of configurations and styles. It features an intimate lounge-like space that is ideal for intimate concerts, panel conversations, commercial shoots, private functions, exhibits, or installations.
The Apollo mainstage
Accessible Seating
The Apollo’s Historic Theater has 12 wheelchair seating locations available for every show, all on the Orchestra seating level. Tickets for wheelchair seating locations can be purchased at The Apollo Theater box office or on Ticketmaster.

Four wheelchair seating locations will be reserved until the day of each performance.Each seating level is accessible via the elevator inside The Apollo’s Historic Theater. Guests should be aware of the small steps leading toward the Mezzanine and Balcony seating levels. Depending on the guest’s ticket location for these two levels, additional walking may be required. If guests are not able to travel up and down steps, tickets for events should be purchased for the Orchestra level.
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APOLLO'S HISTORIC THEATER
253 W 125th Street,
New York, NY 10027
Mainstage
A complete renovation in 2005 restored The Apollo’s Mainstage Auditorium to its storybook, turn-of-the-century elegance. With its 1,500 seats, state-of-the-art capacities, all-new sound system and extensive roster of support services, it is an ideal venue for performances, public forums, fashion shows, television or photo shoots, private fundraising events, weddings, and graduations. Some of the biggest stars and biggest brands on the world stage have rented The Apollo.
The Apollo’s Historic Theater
253 W 125th Street, New York, NY 10027
The Apollo Stages at The Victoria
233 W 125th Street, Third Floor, New York, NY 10027
*Tickets: Get tickets online through Ticketmaster.com or in person at both Box Office locations
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