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Happy 53rd birthday, Toni Braxton! She’s such an incredible singer and all-around performer.

Here are five fun facts about Toni to celebrate, plus some great videos!

She has a pretty large family! Toni has four sisters: Traci, Towanda, Trina and Tamar. She has one brother, Michael Braxton Jr.

Toni was a huge fan of “Soul Train” as a kid.

Toni and her sisters formed a group called “The Braxtons” in the late ‘80s and were even on Arista Records!

Toni has won six Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist in 1993!

Toni turned down an offer to pose in Playboy in 2011, saying she was touring it down because of her young sons.

Other stars celebrating birthdays today:

Lewis Capaldi (24)
Taylor Hicks (44)
Thom Yorke of Radiohead (52)
Simon Cowell (61)
Tico Torres (67)
Vladmir Putin (68)
John “Cougar” Mellencamp (69)
Oliver North (77)
Joy Behar (78)

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at erickson@WRIF.com, follow her on Instagram at @EricksonAnne and tweet at her @AnneErickson!