29th Anniversary of Toni Braxton’s self-titled debut album
On this day in 1993, Toni Braxton released her self-titled debut album.
The album’s singles included the Top 10 hits ‘Another Sad Love Song’, ‘Breathe Again’ and ‘You Mean The World To Me’. It also included ‘Love Shoulda Brought You Home’, which was featured on the soundtrack for ‘Boomerang’ the year before.
The album earned Toni three Grammy Awards: in 1994, Best New Artist & Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for ‘Another Sad Love Song’, and in 1995, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance again for ‘Breathe Again’. She also earned three American Music Awards over 1994 and 1995, as well as two Soul Train Music Awards.
It became the first album released by LaFace Records to reach the #1 spot on the US Billboard 200 chart and it also topped the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The album was last certified in 1997 by the RIAA as 8x Platinum in the US.
Other notable chart positions include #2 in New Zealand, #4 in Canada and the UK and #6 in Australia. The album has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.
Watch the music videos:
Love Shoulda Brought You Home
Another Sad Love Song
Seven Whole Days
You Mean The World To Me
How Many Ways
1 thought on “29th Anniversary of Toni Braxton’s self-titled debut album”
I truly love this young. Her music is off the chain. Wish one day before I leave this earth I could meet her. Love you and your music Toni.