His album Playlist consists of eight cover songs and two original works. It was the first album on the newly re-launched Mercury Records label.
In the late 1980s, he contributed to the creation of new jack swing, writing and producing music for the likes of Bobby Brown, Karyn White, Pebbles, Paula Abdul, Michael Jackson and Sheena Easton.
In 1989, Edmonds co-founded La Face Records with Reid.
Three of the label's early artists TLC, Usher, and Toni Braxton were very successful.
The tune was on Midnight Star's 1983 double-platinum No Parking on the Dance Floor album, and while it never was a single, it received massive radio airplay and the song is still played on quiet storm radio stations.
Babyface remained in the Deele until 1988, when both he and Reid left the group.
Blige, Tamia, Shola Ama, 3T, Sisqó, Dru Hill, Fall Out Boy, Céline Dion, Samantha Jade, Backstreet Boys, Honeyz, Katharine Mc Phee, Mariah Carey, Vanessa L.
The song was one of the top trending songs on Shazam that week.
In September 2014, Babyface collaborated with Barbra Streisand on her album Partners, performing a duet on the track "Evergreen" and background vocals for other album tracks.
Babyface also collaborated with Foxes on her sophomore album, All I Need (2016), producing and co-writing "Scar".
Edmonds also helped to mold and work with some of his then-wife Tracey Edmonds' acts, such as Jon B and producer Jon-John Robinson.
Edmonds has worked with many successful performers in contemporary music.