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Chris Brown

Chris Brown (born Christopher Maurice Brown; May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, Brown taught himself to sing and dance at a young age and was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows. In 2004, he signed with Jive Records, and released his self-titled debut album the following year. The album peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart, and featured the hit single "Run It!", which topped the Billboard Hot 100, making Brown the first male artist as a lead to have his debut single top the chart since Diddy in 1997. Chris Brown was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Brown's second studio album, Exclusive, was released in 2007. It spawned three successful singles; his second Hot 100 number one, "Kiss Kiss" featuring T-Pain, "With You" and "Forever". Exclusive was also certified double platinum by the RIAA. Brown's third studio album Graffiti (2009), included the top-twenty single "I Can Transform Ya", featuring Lil Wayne and Swizz Beatz. In 2011, Brown released his fourth studio album, F.A.M.E.

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Chris Brown -- Sorry BET, I'm Not Doing Reality TV

Chris Brown
Sorry BET ... I'm Not Doing Reality TV

Don't go checking TV Guide for a Chris Brown reality show anytime soon ... 'cause the singer says it's just not his style.Chris and Karrueche Tran were heading out of 1Oak Friday night in L.A.… READ MORE >

Chris Brown Reality Show -- BET Wants it BAD

Chris Brown
CB Reality Show BET Wants it BAD

BET is gunning to air a Chris Brown reality show ... and they've already held focus groups to find out if viewers will flock to their sets or stay away.Multiple sources familiar with the situation… READ MORE >

- 18 days ago
Chris Brown -- I Reject Your Plea Deal and I'm Goin' to Trial!

Chris Brown
I Reject Your Plea Deal And I'm Goin' to Trial!

Chris Brown just REJECTED a plea deal in his Washington assault case -- so he's headed for trial.TMZ caught up with Brown as he darted into his lawyer's office for a wardrobe change before… READ MORE >

- 19 days ago
Chris Brown -- Clubbing Ain't What It Used to Be

Chris Brown
Clubbing Ain't What it Used to Be

Chris Brown went clubbing Friday in West Hollywood ... and things were tame/boring.Brown and GFish Karrueche Tran hit up Hooray Henry's last night ... and left in subdued fashion -- except for the… READ MORE >

- 24 days ago
Chris Brown -- Dumps Graffiti Home & Condo

Chris Brown
Dumps Graffiti Home and Condo

Chris Brown is free ... free at last ... because he finally dumped two properties he's been trying to unload -- including his notorious and hated graffiti monster house in the Hollywood Hills.Real… READ MORE >

- 28 days ago
Chris Brown's Post-Jail Party -- Porn Star Ass-Fest

Chris Brown's Post-Jail Party
Porn Star Ass-Fest

One thing Chris Brown may be done with is gangs, but gang bangers ... not so much. Porn stars Alexis Texas, Bonnie Rotten, Alektra Blue and Sarah Jessie posed backside first for a pic at Chris… READ MORE >

- 38 days ago
Chris Brown Partying & Playing with Fire After Jail Release

Chris Brown
Partying And Playing with Fire

Chris Brown celebrated his release from jail Thursday night with a big bash in Bev Hills ... and while Chris swears he's done with intoxicants ... it's clear some of his guests were wasted. Brown… READ MORE >

- 38 days ago
Chris Brown D.C. Assault Case -- Prosecutor Wants Trial to Begin ASAP

Chris Brown
D.C. Prosecutor Wants Assault Trial to Begin ASAP

Chris Brown could be on trial in his D.C. assault case sooner than he thought ... because TMZ has learned the prosecutor is using his probation violation to angle for an early trial date.As TMZ… READ MORE >

- 40 days ago
Chris Brown -- I'm NEVER, EVER Going Back to Jail

Chris Brown
I'm NEVER, EVER Going Back to Jail

Chris Brown is freshly freed and vowing to clean up his life so he never gets thrown behind bars again.Sources close to Chris tell TMZ ... the singer is making a Lindsay-type pledge -- to stay… READ MORE >

- 42 days ago
Chris Brown RELEASED From Jail

Chris Brown
RELEASED FROM JAIL

Chris Brown has been released from jail ... TMZ has learned. Despite being sentenced on May 9 to 131 days in jail, Brown was sprung around midnight after serving 108 days.Breezy was actually… READ MORE >

- 43 days ago

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