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Chris Brown          

R&B Singer & Actor Known for Singles "No Guidance" and "Forever"

Chris Brown is a singer, songwriter, and dancer known for singles such as "No Guidance," which features Drake, and "Forever."

Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir from a young age and participated in several local talent shows as a child. Having signed with Jive Records in 2004, Brown released his self-titled debut studio album the following year, which became certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

With his first single "Run It!" peaking atop the Billboard Hot 100, Brown became the first male artist since 1997 to have his debut single top the chart. His second album Exclusive (2007) spawned his second Billboard Hot 100 #1 "Kiss Kiss". In addition to his solo commercial success, Brown has been featured on several successful 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. In 2009, Brown received significant media attention after pleading guilty to felony assault of his then-girlfriend, singer Rihanna.

Following the release of his third album Graffiti in the same year of the incident, Brown's fourth album F.A.M.E. (2011) became his first to top the Billboard 200 and earned him the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album. His fifth album Fortune, released in 2012, also topped the Billboard 200. Following the releases of X, Royalty, and Heartbreak on a Full Moon, Brown's ninth studio album Indigo (2019) became his third Billboard 200 #1 album. It included his biggest hit in years "No Guidance" which peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Brown has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling music artists. Brown has also pursued an acting career. In 2007, he made his on-screen feature film debut in Stomp the Yard and appeared as a guest on the television series "The O.C." Other films Brown has appeared in include This Christmas (2007), Takers (2010), Think Like a Man (2012), and Battle of the Year (2013).

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Karrueche Tran Supports Chris Brown With PDA At New Court Date

Feb. 3 was a tough day for Chris as he attended a hearing in the 2009 Rihanna assault case. Thankfully the singer had the support of his loyal and loving girlfriend, Karrueche Tran, who held his hand all the way into the courtroom...

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