Babyface attends the 2019 Soul Train Awards presented by BET at the Orleans Arena on November 17, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images for BET)

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds announced on Friday evening that he and his family tested positive for the novel coronavirus, but are now negative and recovering at home.

On what was also his birthday, the legendary songwriter and producer shared on Instagram a letter of gratitude to his fans.

Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds presents the Legend Award to Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis during the 2019 Soul Train Awards. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for BET)

“I would like to warmly thank everyone for all the many birthday wishes today. I feel so blessed to be able to celebrate another birthday,” Edmonds wrote. “I tested positive for the Covid19 virus, as did my family. It’s an incredibly scary thing to go through my friends.”

He added, “I’m happy to report we have now tested negative and are on our way back to full health.”

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