Chris Brown is an American dancer, actor, and singer. His original name is Christopher Maurice Brown. His debut single Run!!! Topped the US Billboard Hot 100. He has won a Grammy Award in his career. He has also other awards like NAACP Image Awards, three American Music Awards, and twelve BET Awards. He has acted Battle of the Year and Taker.
Chris Brown was born on May 5, 1989, in Virginia. He was born to Joyce Hawkins and Clinton Brown. He has an elder sister, Lytrell Bundy but her nickname is Tootie. Chris Brown was interested in music from a young age. He listened to the soul albums his parents owned. He taught himself to sing and dance at a young age. He is a big fan of Michael Jackson. He was signed to Jive records in 2004. The Jive label, due in part to its track record with younger artists who had established longevity (like Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake). His self titled debut album Chris Brown debuted at number two on the Billboard 200. His lead single reached no. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
In 2007 he made his film debut in Stomp the Yard. In 2010 he started alongside Paul Walker and Matt Dillon in Takers. Chris Brown has also acted in the movie Battle of the Year. Due to his dance and signing style he has been compared to Usher and Michael Jackson. He has stated they are his inspirations.
Chris Brown has been in a relationship with singer Rihanna. The couple began dating in 2008. Brown was charged with a felony when he hit Rihanna. The couple broke up and then he began dating with model Karrueche Tran. He later broke up with Tran. The reason for this break up was Rihanna. The couple was back together. They again broke up in 2013.
Till date, Chris Brown has released 6 albums
- Chris Brown (2005)
- Exclusive (2007)
- Graffiti (2009)
- F.A.M.E. (2011)
- Fortune (2012)
- X (2014)