Toni Braxton Biography (c. 1968-)

Born c. 1968, in Severn, MD; daughter of Michael (a minister) and Evelyn (a cosmetology teacher and amateur opera singer) Braxton. Career: Singer and actress. Former member of the group the Braxtons with her sisters. Workedvariously as a secretary and court reporter. Awards, Honors: Grammy Awards, best new artist, 1994, best rhythm and blues female vocalist, 1994 and1995, best rhythm and blues female vocalist, 1997, for "You're Makin' Me High," best pop female vocalist, 1997, for "Un-Break My Heart"; two Soul Train Awards, both 1997; American Music Awards, favorite female soul rhythm and bluesartist and favorite soul rhythm and blues album (for Secrets), both 1997; Image Award nominations, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, outstanding female artist, outstanding song, and two outstandingmusic video nominations, all 1997. Addresses: Office: LaFace, AristaRecords, 6 West 57th St., New York, NY 10019-3901.

Singer, Actress
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c. 1968
Severn, Maryland, United States

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