BABYFACE Weds Dancer NICOLE PATTENBURG

They say the third time’s a charm.

Babyeface_NickPattenburg  Grammy-winning, super-producer, songwriting powerhouse and phenom: Babyface recently wed long-time girlfriend Nicky Pattenburg in a ceremony held May 17 in which guests like Oprah Winfrey and singer-songwriter Carole Bayer Sager were in attendance.

In 2005, Babyface, whose real name is Kenny Edmonds, was divorced in 2005 from television producer Tracey Edmonds with whom he has two sons and was married for thirteen years.

Nicky was a dancer.

…Hold your horses.

Nicky_Jan  …the real kind, “dancer” in its traditional meaning-the kind that incorporates the choreography of street/hip-hop, or ballet, or jazz, or modern.

nick_velvetrope  Nicky danced and toured on The Velvet Rope Tour with Janet as one of her lead dancers.

131960-original She and Babyface met while she worked as one of his back-up dancers and the rest is history.

The two welcomed a daughter, Peyton Nicole, in 2008 and have been an item for