Chris Brown

American singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, and actor

Christopher Maurice "Chris" Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actor and rapper. He is one of the most successful R&B singers of the generation as said by Billboard.[2][3] He has often been called by many contemporaries as the "King of R&B".[4][5][6][7]

Chris Brown
Brown performing in 2012
Born
Christopher Maurice Brown

(1989-05-05) May 5, 1989 (age 35)
Other names
  • C. Sizzle
  • Breezy
  • CB[1]
Occupations
  • Singer
  • rapper
  • songwriter
  • dancer
  • actor
  • entrepreneur
  • record producer
Years active2002–present
Works
Children3
Musical career
Genres
Labels
Websitechrisbrownworld.com

"Forever" is one of Brown's most famous songs. He has won three American Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, eleven BET Awards, and one Grammy Award.

Personal life

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He got attention when he was arrested and convicted in 2009 for beating his then-girlfriend, Barbadian singer Rihanna.[8] He was sentenced to five years probation and six months community service.[8] He was also ordered to stay at least 300 feet away from her for five years.[8] Brown has bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.[9]

He made his own record label CBE (Chris Brown Entertainment or Culture Beyond Your Evolution) in 2007.

Brown has three children: Royalty Brown (born 2014 with Nia Guzman), Aeko Catori (born 2019 with Annika Harris) and Lovely Symphani (born 2022 with Diamond Brown)

Artistry

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Brown has a four-octave tenor vocal range and the useful of the falsetto.

He lists Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, Ginuwine, Lil Wayne, 2Pac, Phil Collins, Bobby Brown and R. Kelly as his musical influences.

Discography

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Brown has released 11 studio albums and 9 mixtapes:

Year Album
2005 Chris Brown
2007 Exclusive
2009 Graffiti
2011 F.A.M.E.
2012 Fortune
2014 X
2015 Fan of a Fan: The Album (with Tyga)
2015 Royalty
2019 Indigo
2022 Breezy
2023 11:11

References

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  1. "C. Sizzle Undiscovered by Chris Brown on TIDAL". Archived from the original on January 25, 2020.
  2. "Chris Brown & Young Thug's 'Go Crazy' Breaks Top 10 Longevity Record on Rhythmic Airplay Chart". Billboard. February 3, 2021. Retrieved November 7, 2021.
  3. "Chris Brown's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits". Billboard. September 16, 2014. Retrieved November 7, 2021.
  4. "Ebro Crowns Chris Brown The "King Of R&B" Fans Troll Jacquees". Urban Islandz. December 11, 2018. Retrieved November 7, 2021.
  5. "J. Holiday Was Mistaken For A Valet While Staking His Claim As A "King Of R&B"". BET. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
  6. "Tank Shares Mock Poster For "Kings Of R&B" Tour With Chris Brown, R. Kelly, & More". HotNewHipHop. 2018-12-19. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
  7. Yute, Island (2011-09-20). "R. Kelly Crowns Chris Brown The New R&B King". Urban Islandz. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "Home office blocks Chris Brown from UK". Archived from the original on 2011-09-07. Retrieved 2012-07-22.
  9. Brown diagnosed with PTSD and bipolar disorder[permanent dead link]