On Monday (April 20) night, Babyface and Teddy Riley finally faced off with their collection of hits in their highly anticipated Verzuz battle on Instagram.

The main event was such a hot ticket that it “broke” Instagram – leaving many anxious music fans in the cold with a thin sweater while others scrambled to the nearest laptop or iPad to view the battle of the titans.

Despite technical issues plaguing the battle, it was epic nonetheless.

Here’s how it went down:

Round 1: SWV – “Right Here (Human Nature Remix)” (Teddy Riley) vs. Toni Braxton – “Love Shoulda Brought You Home” (Babyface)

Round 2: Keith Sweat – “Make It Last Forever” (Riley) vs. Babyface – “Soon As I Get Home” (Babyface)

Round 3: Johnny Kemp – “Just Got Paid” (Riley) vs. The Whispers – “Rock Steady” (Babyface)

Round 4: Foxy Brown feat. Blackstreet – “Get Me Home” (Riley) vs. Babyface – “Every Time I Close My Eyes”

Round 5: Guy – “Piece of My Love” (Riley) vs. After 7 – “Ready or Not” (Babyface)

Round 6: Hi-Five – “I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)” (Riley) vs. Bobby Brown – “Every Litte Step” (Babyface) 

Round 7: Keith Sweat – “I Want Her” (Riley) vs. Tevin Campbell – “Can We Talk” (Babyface)

Round 8: Guy – “I Like” (Riley) vs. Karyn White – “The Way You Love Me” (Babyface)

Round 9: Heavy D – “Is It Good to You” (Riley) vs. Tevin Campbell – “I’m Ready” (Babyface)

Round 10: Doug E. Fresh feat. Slick Rick – “The Show” (Riley) vs. The Deele – “Two Occasions”

Round 11: Jay-Z feat. Blackstreet – “The City Is Mine” (Teddy Riley) vs. Bobby Brown – “Rock Wit’cha” (Babyface) 

Round 12: Bobby Brown – “On Our Own” (Babyface) vs. Michael Jackson – “In the Closet”

Round 13: Babyface – “When Can I See You Again” (Babyface) vs. Blackstreet – “Before I Let You Go.”

Round 14: Babyface – “Whip Appeal” (Babyface) vs. Guy – “Let’s Chill” (Riley)

Round 15: Johnny Gill – “My My My” (Babyface) vs. Blackstreet -“Deep” (Riley)

Round 16: TLC – “Red Light Special” (Babyface) vs. Janet Jackson – “I Get Lonely” (TNT Remix)

Round 17: Karyn White – “Superwoman” (Babyface) vs. Michael Jackson – “Jam” (Riley)

Round 18: Toni Braxton – “You’re Makin’ Me High” (Babyface) vs. Wreckx-n-Effect – “Rump Shaker” (Riley)

Round 19: Boyz II Men – “I’ll Make Love to You” (Babyface) vs. Teddy Riley (technical issues)

Round 20: Whitney Houston & CeCe Winan -‘ “Count on Me” / Whitney Houston & Mariah Carey – “When You Believe” (Babyface) vs. Blackstreet feat. Dr. Dre & Queen Pen – “No Diggity” (Riley)

Below you will find a playlist of hits and classic tunes presented by the musical geniuses during their battle.

Listen and enjoy!

Babyface vs. Teddy Riley Playlist

Who do you think won the battle?

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