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Resorts World Las Vegas presented the 25th Annual Keep Memory Alive charitable gala to honor legendary musicians Smokey Robinson and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds on Saturday, Oct. 16, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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The evening of friendship and philanthropy featured performances by Smokey, Babyface, Charlie Wilson, Bruno Mars, Jordin Sparks, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., Demi Lovato, AJ McLean, Tori Kelly, Kenny Loggins, and more.

Invited guests dined on gourmet cuisine from celebrity chefs Wolfgang Puck and Bobby Flay. Flay recently announced he was leaving the Food Network after 27 years.

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Bruno Mars, who introduced Babyface, came out to loud applause. "Sit down! Sit down! Please!" he told the well-heeled audience.

Bruno said he was stunned when Babyface told him he'd originally written his hit single "Every Time I Close My Eyes" for Luther Vandross.

"I said, 'You did what?' I am a songwriter, and I understand how hard it is to come up with these chords and make something that's magical, and I couldn't believe he would give it away."

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Smoky Robinson, right, who recently recovered from Covid-19, was introduced by "Black-ish" actor Anthony Anderson, center.

Smokey said, "I cannot even begin to express how humbled I am to receive this award. I don't do what I do to get awards. I do it for the love of it."

Smokey performed his hits "Being With You," and "Tracks of My Tears." His friend Charlie Wilson joined him for a duet of "All My Love."

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Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds is back on the market. Babyface and Nicole "Nikki" Pantenburg have called it quits after 7 years of marriage.

The singer, songwriter and music producer and his estranged wife issued a joint statement to The Blast, confirming the news on Tuesday.

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"After much thought and with great sadness, we have decided to end our marriage. We continue to care and have respect for one another and share eternal love for our daughter and her well-being. We ask for personal privacy for ourselves and our daughter as we navigate these new steps as a family."

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Babyface, 62, and 48-year-old Nicole, his former background dancer, began dating in 2007 and they wed in 2014. They share a daughter, named Peyton Nicole.

Nicole, who starred in the 1990s sitcom Moesha, is one of Janet Jackson's closest friends. She was also one of Janet's dancers.

Babyface wed his first wife, Denise, in the 1980s.

In 1990, he met Tracey Edmonds when she auditioned for his music video for "Whip Appeal". They married on September 5, 1992, and share two grown sons, Brandon and Dylan.

In 2005, they announced their divorce after 13 years of marriage.

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Last night, Youtube held its Leaders and Legends Ball honoring L.A. Reid & Babyface, founders of LaFace Records. The Event was hosted by Lyor Cohen at the Atlanta history center in Atlanta, GA on Wednesday.

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Celebrities and glitterati were in the house to celebrate L.A. & Babyface, including T.I. and Tiny (pictured), Future and Lori Harvey, Monica, Dallas Austin, Jermaine Dupri, Rick Ross, Kevin Liles, Goodie MoB, Ludacris, Pebbles, Shanti Das, Lil Duval, Tricky Stewart, Michael Kyser, Tammy Rivera, Julie Greenwald, Rubi Rose, Yella Beezy, 2 Chainz, Da Brat, The-Dream, Bobby V, Kandi Burruss, Todd Tucker, Gunna, Toya, Sleepy Brown, Mike Will Made it, The Bonfire and more!

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Future and Lori Harvey didn't want to take pictures together, even though their relationship was confirmed by the couple on social media.

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(L-R) Besties Kandi Burruss, Antonia Wright, Tiny, and Tammy Rivera attended the event wearing they evening best.

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(L-R) L.A. Reid, Michael Kyser, guest, Lyor Cohen, Julie Greenwald, and Babyface. The event was hosted by Cohen.

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Legendary hip hop group Goodie MoB was in the house. The group is going out on tour together.

Babyface and family at The Grove

Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, 58. was spotted at The Grove visiting Santa Claus with his wife, Nicole Pantenburg, their 9-year-old daughter, Peyton Nicole Edmonds, and her friends. Babyface also has 2 grown sons, Brandon and Dylan, with his first wife Tracey Edmonds, who is the longtime girlfriend of NFL legend Deion Sanders.

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Paris Jackson in Paris France

Michael Jackson's daughter Paris Jackson posed during a photoshoot for Chanel at Place du Trocadero in Paris, France. Paris wore a red and white striped shirt, gloves, a pearl necklace, and bracelet while holding American and France flags while being carried in a soldiers arms.

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Alicia Keys walking out of her hotel in New York City.

Singer Alicia Keys got in touch with her masculine side today. The mother of one was seen wearing a tailored suit, black overcoat and hat as she strolled out of her hotel in New York City. Keys, 33, and her husband, music producer Swizz Beatz, 35, have a son, Egypt Daoud Dean, 3.
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Babyface and Oprah

If you are a Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds fan, you may recall the gossip and innuendoes swirling around the unlikely marriage between the singer/songwriter and Tracey Edmonds, a video model who set Babyface's loins aflame when they met on the set of his music video "Whip Appeal".

Industry insiders whispered that Tracey was nothing but a gold digger who was only out for Babyface's money. But Tracey soon put the gossip to rest when she achieved success as an award-winning film producer.

The couple quickly became parents to sons Brandon and Dylan. But their marriage soon crumbled and Tracey filed for divorce in 2005.

Now, 23 years after their fateful meeting, Babyface, 54, admits he was never really in love with Tracey, 46.

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