Chris Brown



Christopher Maurice “Chris” Brown (born 5 May 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young age. Having signed with Jive Records in 2004, Brown released his self-titled debut studio album the following year. It peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 and was later certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), selling an overall three million copies worldwide. With his first single “Run It!” peaking atop the US Billboard Hot 100,

Brown became the first male artist as a lead since Diddy in 1997 to have his debut single top the chart. His second album Exclusive (2007) spawned his second Hot 100 number one “Kiss Kiss”, in addition to “With You” and “Forever”.

The album was also certified double platinum by the RIAA. In addition to his solo commercial success, he has been featured on several singles such as “No Air”, a duet with singer Jordin Sparks, “Shortie like Mine” with the rapper Bow Wow and “Shawty Get Loose” alongside Lil Mama and T-Pain. The songs have peaked at number three, number nine and number ten on the US Billboard Hot 100 respectively.

On 24 February 2015, Brown released his first collaborative studio album with Tyga, titled Fan of a Fan: The Album. The album was a follow-up to the pairs 2010 mixtape Fan of a Fan. In early 2015, Brown also embarked on his Between The Sheets Tour with Trey Songz. In spring of 2015, Brown was featured on DJ Deorro’s song “Five Hours”. On 24 June Brown released a new song titled “Liquor”. Shortly after, it was announced that “Liquor” was the first single from his seventh studio album. On 22 August 2015 the singer officially declares from his Twitter profile that the new album will be titled “Royalty” in honor of his daughter, Royalty Brown. October 16 he has revealed the album cover, portraying Chris with Royalty in her arms in a black and white picture.

13 October 2015, Brown announced that Royalty will be released on 27 November 2015. After it was revealed that the album has been pushed back to 18 December 2015, in exchange on 27 November 2015, he released a free 34-track mixtape called Before the Party as a prelude to Royalty, which features guest appearances from Rihanna, Wiz Khalifa, Pusha T, Wale, Tyga, French Montana and Fetty Wap. On 16 October 2015, the album cover was revealed. The album was released on 18 December 2015, and it debuted at number 3 on the US Billboard 200, selling 184,000 units (162,000 in pure album sales) in its first week, marking an improvement over Brown’s last three studio albums. It also became his seventh solo album consecutive top ten debut in the United States.

On 1 May 2016, Brown announced that his next album title would be, Heartbreak on a Full Moon. The first song in promotion of the album, “Grass Ain’t Greener” was released on 5 May 2016. In May 2016, Brown became the face of sneaker and streetwear retailer Snipes’ spring/summer 2016 campaign. On 16 December 2016, Brown released the lead single from his upcoming eight studio album, “Party” featuring Gucci Mane and Usher.



Discography

Artist: Chris Brown
Title: TBA
Album: Heartbreak on a Full Moon (Explicit)
Buy MP3: £0.99 (TBA)
Buy Album: £9.99 (TBA)
Artist: Chris Brown
Title: Back To Sleep
Album: Royalty
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Buy Album: £6.49 (2015)
Artist: Chris Brown
Title: Do Better (Explicit)
Album: X (Deluxe Version)
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2014)
Buy Album: £8.19 (2014)
Artist: Chris Brown
Title: Strip (Explicit)
Album: Fortune
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Artist: Chris Brown
Title: Beautiful People
Album: F.A.M.E. (Explicit)
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Buy Album: £5.49 (2011)
Artist: Chris Brown
Title: Pass Out (Explicit)
Title: Graffiti
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Artist: Chris Brown
Title: Take You Down
Album: Exclusive
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2007)
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Artist: Chris Brown
Title: Yo (Excuse Me Miss)
Title: Chris Brown
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2005)
Buy Album: £7.49 (2005)

Albums
Studio albums

Heartbreak on a Full Moon (To be released), Royalty (2015 Label: CBE, RCA), X (2014 Label: CBE, RCA), Fortune (2012 Label: CBE, RCA), F.A.M.E. (Label: CBE, Jive), Exclusive (Label: CBE, Jive), Chris Brown (Label: CBE, Jive).

Collaboration albums

Fan of a Fan: The Album (with Tyga) (2015 Label: RCA, Young Money, Cash Money Records).

Extended plays
Royalty International – EP (2015 Label: CBE, RCA).

Mixtapes

Attack The Block (with OHB & Section Boyz) (2016 Label: CBE), Before Da Trap: Nights in Tarzana (with OHB) (2016 Label: CBE), Before the Party (2015 Label: CBE), X Files (2013 Label: CBE), Boy in Detention (2011 Label: CBE), In My Zone 2 (2010), Fan of a Fan (with Tyga) (2010), In My Zone (Rhythm & Streets) (2010).

Singles
As lead artist

“Party” (featuring Usher and Gucci Mane) (2016 Album Heartbreak on a Full Moon), “Grass Ain’t Greener” (2016 Album Heartbreak on a Full Moon), “Paradise” (Benny Benassi) (2016 Album Danceaholic), “Fine by Me” (2015 Album Royalty), “Back to Sleep” (2015 Album Royalty), “Zero” (2015 Album Royalty), “Liquor” (2015 Album Royalty), “Five More Hours” (Deorro) (2015 Album Non-album single), “Bitches N Marijuana” (Tyga featuring Schoolboy Q) (2015 Fan of a Fan: The Album), “Ayo” (Tyga) (Fan of a Fan: The Album), “New Flame” (featuring Usher and Rick Ross) (2014 Album X), “Loyal” (featuring Lil Wayne and Tyga) (2013 Album X), “Love More” (featuring Nicki Minaj) (2017 Album X), “Don’t Think They Know” (featuring Aaliyah) (2013 Album X).

“Fine China” (2013 Album X), “Don’t Judge Me” (2012 Album Fortune), “Don’t Wake Me Up” (2012 Album Fortune), “Till I Die” (featuring Big Sean and Wiz Khalifa) (2012 Album Fortune), “Sweet Love” (2012 Album Fortune), “Turn Up the Music” (2012 Album Fortune), (2017 Album Fortune), “Strip” (featuring Kevin McCall) (2011 Album Fortune), “Wet the Bed” (featuring Ludacris) (2011 F.A.M.E), “Next to You” (featuring Justin Bieber) (F.A.M.E), “She Ain’t You” (F.A.M.E).

“Beautiful People” (featuring Benny Benassi) (2011 Album F.A.M.E), “Look at Me Now” (featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes) (2011 Album F.A.M.E), “No Bullshit” (2011 Album F.A.M.E), “Yeah 3x” (2010 Album F.A.M.E), “Deuces” (featuring Tyga and Kevin McCall) (2010 Album F.A.M.E), “I Can Transform Ya” (featuring Lil Wayne and Swizz Beatz) (2009 Album Graffiti), “Crawl” (2009 Album Graffiti), “Superhuman” (featuring Keri Hilson) (2008 Album Exclusive), “Forever” (2008 Album Exclusive), “Take You Down” (2008 Album Exclusive), “No Air” (Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown) (2008 Album Jordin Sparks), “With You” (2007 Album Exclusive), “Kiss Kiss” (featuring T-Pain) (2007 Album Exclusive), “Wall to Wall” (2007 Album Exclusive), “Poppin'” (2006 Album Chris Brown), “Say Goodbye” (2006), “Gimme That” (Remix) (featuring Lil Wayne) (Album Chris Brown), “Yo (Excuse Me Miss)” (2005 Album Chris Brown), “Run It!” (featuring Juelz Santana) (2005 Album Chris Brown).

As featured artist

“I Think of You” (Jeremih featuring Big Sean) (2017 Album Later That Night), “Do You Mind” (DJ Khaled featuring Nicki Minaj, Jeremih, Future, August Alsina and Rick Ross) (2016 Album Major Key), “No Romeo No Juliet” (50 Cent) (2016 Kanan Reloaded), “I’m the Man” (50 Cent featuring Sonny Digital or Chris Brown) (Album Kanan Reloaded), “Wishing” (DJ Drama featuring Skeme and LyQuin) (2016 Album Quality Street Music 2), “Call Me When It’s Over”  (Rockie Fresh) (2016 Album The Night I Went To…), “Something New” (Zendaya) (Album TBA), “#BDAY” (Tank featuring Siya and Sage the Gemini) (2016 Album Sex Love & Pain II), “Drifting” (G-Eazy featuring Tory Lanez) (2015 Album When It’s Dark Out),

“Gold Slugs” (DJ Khaled featuring August Alsina and Fetty Wap) (2015 Album I Changed a Lot), “Sorry” (Rick Ross featuring Chris Brown) (Album Black Market), “Player” (Tinashe) (Album Joyride), “Play No Games” (Big Sean featuring Ty Dolla Sign) (2015 Album Dark Sky Paradise), “Moses” (French Montana featuring Migos) (Album Casino Life 2), “Body on Me” (Rita Ora) (2015 Album TBA).

“All Eyes on You” (Meek Mill featuring Nicki Minaj) (Dreams Worth More Than Money), “Fun” (Pitbull) (2015 Album Globalization), “Do It Again” (Pia Mia featuring Tyga) (Album N/A), “How Many Times” (DJ Khaled featuring Lil Wayne and Big Sean) (2015 Album I Changed a Lot), “You Changed Me” (Jamie Foxx) (2015 AHollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses), “Private Show” (T.I) (Album Paperwork), “Hotel” (Kid Ink) (2015 Album Full Speed), “Don’t Kill the Fun” (Sevyn Streeter) (2015 Album Shoulda Been There, Pt. 1), “Post to Be” (Omarion featuring Jhené Aiko) (2014 Album Sex Playlist), “Only” (Nicki Minaj featuring Drake and Lil Wayne) (Album The Pinkprint), “Hold You Down” (DJ Khaled featuring August Alsina, Future and Jeremih) (2014 Album I Changed A Lot), “Talkin’ Bout” (Juicy J featuring Wiz Khalifa) (2014 Album Stay Trippy).

“Memory” (Asher Monroe) (Non-album single), “Main Chick” (Kid Ink featuring Chris Brown) (2014 Album My Own Lane), “Episode” (E-40 featuring T.I. and Chris Brown) (2013 Album The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 4), “It Won’t Stop” (Sevyn Streeter featuring Chris Brown) (2013 Call Me Crazy, But…), “Rider” (Ace Hood featuring Chris Brown) (Album Trials & Tribulations), “Show Me” (Kid Ink) (2013 Album My Own Lane), “Sweet Serenade” (Pusha T featuring Chris Brown) (My Name Is My Name), “Shots Fired” (Tank featuring Chris Brown) (2013 Album Non-album single), “For the Road” (Tyga) (Album Hotel California), “Beat It” (Sean Kingston featuring Chris Brown and Wiz Khalifa) (2013 Album Back 2 Life), “Ready” (Fabolous featuring Chris Brown) (2013 Album Loso’s Way 2: Rise to Power).

“As Your Friend” (Afrojack featuring Chris Brown) (2013 Album Forget the World), “Everyday Birthday” (Swizz Beatz featuring Chris Brown and Ludacris) (2012 Album Haute Living), “Celebration” (Game featuring Chris Brown, Tyga, Wiz Khalifa and Lil Wayne) (Album Jesus Piece), “Algo Me Gusta de Ti” (Wisin & Yandel featuring Chris Brown and T-Pain) (2012 Lideres), “Put It Down” (Brandy featuring Chris Brown) (Album Two Eleven), “Amazing” (David Banner featuring Chris Brown) (2012 Album Sex, Drugs & Video Games), “I Can Only Imagine” (David Guetta featuring Chris Brown and Lil Wayne) (2012 Album Nothing but the Beat),

“Take It to the Head” (DJ Khaled featuring Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne) (2012 Album Kiss the Ring), “Right by My Side” (Nicki Minaj featuring Chris Brown) (Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded), “Birthday Cake” (Rihanna featuring Chris Brown) (2012 Album Talk That Talk), “Another Round” (Fat Joe featuring Chris Brown) (2011 Album Non-album single), “Legendary” (DJ Khaled featuring Chris Brown, Keyshia Cole and Ne-Yo) (Album We the Best Forever), “International Love” (Pitbull featuring Chris Brown) (2011 Planet Pit), “Better with the Lights Off” (New Boyz featuring Chris Brown) (Album Too Cool to Care), “Body 2 Body” (Ace Hood featuring Chris Brown) (2011 Album Blood, Sweat & Tears).

“Body 2 Body” (Ace Hood featuring Chris Brown) (2011 Album ), “Pot of Gold” (Game featuring Chris Brown) (2011 Album The R.E.D. Album), “Best Love Song” (T-Pain featuring Chris Brown) (2011 Album Revolver), “One Night Stand” (Keri Hilson featuring Chris Brown) (2011 No Boys Allowed), “My Last” (Big Sean featuring Chris Brown) (Album Finally Famous), “Champion” (Chipmunk featuring Chris Brown) (2011 Album Transition), “Ain’t Thinkin’ ‘Bout You” (Bow Wow featuring Chris Brown) (2010 Album NYLTH), “Get Back Up” (T.I. featuring Chris Brown) (2010 Album No Mercy).

“Make a Movie” (Twista featuring Chris Brown) (2010 Album The Perfect Storm), “Back to the Crib” (Juelz Santana featuring Chris Brown) (2009 Album Born to Lose, Built to Win), (2009 Album ), “Drop It Low” (Ester Dean featuring Chris Brown) (209 Album Music Inspired by More Than a Game), “Head of My Class” (Scooter Smiff featuring Chris Brown) (2009 Album Non-album single), “Work That!” (Teriyaki Boyz featuring Pharrell and Chris Brown) (2009 Album Serious Japanese), “Freeze” (T-Pain featuring Chris Brown) (2008 Album Thr33 Ringz), “Make the World Go Round” (Nas featuring Chris Brown and Game) (2008 Album Untitled).

“What Them Girls Like” (Ludacris featuring Chris Brown and Sean Garrett) (2008 Album Theater of the Mind), “Get Like Me” (David Banner featuring Chris Brown) (Album The Greatest Story Ever Told), “Shawty Get Loose” (Lil Mama featuring Chris Brown and T-Pain) (2008 Album VYP (Voice of the Young People)), “Shortie Like Mine” (Bow Wow featuring Chris Brown) (2008 Album The Price of Fame).

Promotional singles

“Anyway” (featuring Tayla Parx) (2015 Album Royalty), “Wrist” (featuring Solo Lucci) (2015 Album Royalty), “Get Down” (featuring B.o.B) (2012 Album Non-album singles), “Calypso” (2012 Album Non-album singles), “Oh Yeah” (featuring Snoop Dogg and 2 Chainz) (2012 Album Non-album singles), “Why Stop Now” (Busta Rhymes featuring Chris Brown) (2011 Album Non-album singles), “Long Gone” (Nelly featuring Plies and Chris Brown) (2010 Album 5.0), “Sing Like Me” (2009 Album Graffiti), “Dreamer” (2008 Album AT&T TEAM USA soundtrack).



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