Toni Michelle Braxton-Lewis (born October 7, 1967 in Severn, Maryland) is an American R&B/adult contemporary singer, songwriter, and actress who was popular during the 1990s and the new millennium with hits like "Un-Break My Heart", "You're Makin' Me High", "He Wasn't Man Enough" and "Breathe Again". She has won six Grammy Awards. The RIAA named Braxton as one of the top selling R&B artists of all time.
She first burst onto the scene in 1992 on the Boomerang Soundtrack, after Anita Baker turned down the opportunity. In 1993 Toni released her debut album simply titled, Toni Braxton. This album stayed at the top of the charts for a year and was a critically acclaimed album. Toni released her sophomore effort, "Secrets" in 1996 which also did very well on both R&B and Pop charts. From that album Toni got two #1 hits; "You're Making Me High "and "Unbreak My Heart", which spent 14 consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billboard top 100, and was a worldwide hit. After 5 Grammy awards and a little break, Toni Braxton came back strong with her 2000 album, "The Heat." Though not as successful as her first two albums, The Heat went on to sell 4million copies and spawned the huge hits "He Wasn't Man Enough"and "Just Be A Man About It". Toni has released two further albums, 2002's" More Than A Woman" and 2005's "Libra". Toni's sixth studio album "Pulse" was issued Spring 2010 via Atlantic Records. The lead single from this album, "Yesterday" featuring became a hit. Susequent singles to be released from "Pulse" included "Make My Heart" and "Hands Tied." Both of these songs also had Club/Dance remixes released for them. Toni is currently on tour.
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