BMI to Honor Singer Toni Braxton
Singer Toni Braxton will receive this year’s BMI President’s Award when the BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards are handed out on September 1st. in Atlanta, Georgia. The invitation-only gala will honor Toni for her 25-years of musical excellence, which includes seven Grammy’s and over 50 million albums and singles sold worldwide.
Unbreak My Heart Ratings are Music to Lifetime’s Ears
Lifetime’s Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart biopic was a ratings winner for the network. According to published reports, the two-hour movie event drew just over 3.6 million viewers and averaged a 1.8 in demo. Nielson also revealed the biopic to be cable’s top-rated movie in key demos since the January 2015 premiere of Lifetime’s original movie Whitney, which drew 4.5 million viewers. Unbreak My Heart also dominated social media, securing an 18% share of all Twitter TV activity.
Lifetime has just unveiled the trailer for their Toni Braxton biopic starring actress Lex Scott-Davis as the seven time Grammy winning singer.
Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart will premiere January 23 at 8pm and will immediately be followed by Beyond the Headlines: Toni Braxton at 10pm.
The movie is executive produced by Toni herself and will feature many of the singer’s biggest hits.
Lifetime has just unveiled the full cast for their upcoming Toni Braxton biopic Unbreak My Heart.
Comprised of mostly unknowns, fans will recognize few familiar faces outside of TV veteran Debbie Morgan who will take on the role of family matriarch, Evelyn Braxton.
Other cast additions include actress Skye P. Marshall, who will play Towanda Braxton, LaToya Franklyn, who will play Trina Braxton, Tiffany Hines, who will play Tamar Braxton, Cortney Scott Wright, who will play Traci Braxton, Lex Scott-Davis, who will play Toni Braxton and Gavin Houston, who surprisingly looks a lot like his character Kenneth Babyface Edmonds.
A Toni Braxton Lifetime Biopic is Reportedly in the Works
Are you guys ready for a Toni Braxton Lifetime biopic? Well ready or not the network is already planning to bring the Grammy-award winning singer’s life story to the small screen.
According to published reports, Unbreak My Heart: The Toni Braxton Story, is already in the works and has found a director in actor Vondie Curtis Hall. Both Toni and Vondie have worked with Lifetime in the past. Hall directed the network’s 2012 film Abducted: The Carlina White Story, while Toni starred in their 2013 film Twist of Faith.