Chris Brown

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Chris Brown (born 5.5.1989)
Chris Brown is an American singer / songwriter, dancer and actor, popular in the hip-hop / pop and R&B genres.

Chris Brown: Net worth
According to Networth2013, Chris Brown had a net worth of $27 million by 2014.

Chris Brown: Childhood
Chris Brown was born in Tappahannock, a small town in Virginia, USA. His parents were Joyce Hawkins and Clinton Brown. Joyce and Clinton were fans of artists such as Sam Cooke and Michael Jackson and Chris was inspired by the songs that he heard his parents play on the home stereo.
Chris began dancing at age two and was unaware of his vocal talents until he reached the age of 11. Before discovering his vocal talent, he already had aspirations to become a rapper.
Aged 13, Chris Brown was discovered by a local production team that had visited his father's garage in the search for fresh talent. His recording career began here and he later moved to New York, where he stayed for two years.

Chris Brown: Musical Career
Chris Brown left school in 2004. The next year, his eponymous debut album was released. The first single from the album was 'Run It!'. The song reached the tope spot in the US, New Zealand and Australia. The second single from the album, 'Yo (Excuse Me Miss)' was also a top 10 hit in the US and reached number seven in the UK.
Chris Brown's third single entered the US charts at number 80 but quickly climbed to 15. The single, 'Gimme That' featured Lil' Wayne in a remix version that was later included on the album. He co-directed the video for the single, as he had done with 'Yo (Excuse Me Miss).
The fourth single from the album was the track 'Say Goodbye', featured in the Step Up soundtrack.
The DVD, Chris Brown's Journey was released in 2006. The DVD footage showed Brown traveling across the UK and Japan and getting ready for his first appearance at the Grammy Awards. Later that year, Chris Brown and Ne-Yo co-headlined a 28-date tour entitled the Up Close and Personal Tour.
Chris Brown's second album, entitled Exclusive was released late 2007. The album entered the US album charts at number four. Exclusive sold almost 300,000 copies in its first week.
The first single to be released from Exclusive was 'Wall to Wall' which peaked at number 22 on the Billboard R&B and Hip-Hop Chart. It was his lowest-charting single to date.
'Kiss Kiss', which was produced by, as well as featuring, T-Pain, was the second single. It surpassed its predecessor and reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The third single was produced by Stargate. 'With You' reached number 2 in the US Billboard charts and was also a worldwide hit.
In 2008, he teamed up with Jordin Sparks on her single 'No Air' as well as Ludacris on his song 'What Them Girls Like', and T-Pain on his track 'Freeze'.
He then released his third album 'Graffiti', which received a negative critical reception.
He performed a tribute to Michael Jackson at the 2010 BET Awards but subsequently broke down crying on stage.
In the same year, he and Tyga together released a mixtape called 'Fan of a Fan'.
His fourth album, 'F.A.M.E.', was released in 2011 and hit number one on the US chart. It featured singles 'Yeah 3x' and 'Look at Me Now' with Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes.
He released his fifth album, 'Fortune', the following year which reached number one but still landed negative reviews.
In 2014, he released 'X' featuring a guest spot with Kendrick Lamar.

Chris Brown: Acting Career / TV Appearances
Chris Brown has appeared on UPN's One on One and The-N's The Brandon T. Jackson Show.
Brown's acting career has also seen him play the small role of a geek in the fourth season of the hugely popular show The O.C. This was followed by his film debut in Stomp The Yard, a dance movie that also featured Ne-Yo, Meagan Good and Columbus Short. He also featured in MTV's My Super Sweet 16, which showed the singer celebrating his 18th birthday in New York.
In 2007, he featured in 'This Christmas' opposite Regina King.
He made a cameo in 'The Suite Life of Zack & Cody' the following year.
In 2010, he appeared alongside Matt Dillon and Paul Walker in the thriller 'Takers'.

Chris Brown: Personal life
In 2009, Brown was charged with felony assault after battering his girlfriend Rihanna during a heated row. He was given 5 years probabation and 6 months community service while also being given a restraining order. The order was later amended so that the pair could appear together at public events.
In 2011, he began a relationship with Karrueche Tran. He ended it the following year over his complicated friendship with Rihanna, who admitted in 2013 that they had rekindled their relationship. Brown revealed that they had broken up once more later that year.
The following year, he was involved in a nightclub brawl with rapper Drake, though no-one was charged. He was involved in another altercation with Frank Ocean, during which he allegedly use a homophobic slur.
In 2013, he was arrested for felony assault yet again after apparently punching some male fans who attempted to join in a photo with some female fans. The charge was later reduced to misdemeanor though he was still seen to have violated his probation. He voluntarily entered rehab before being evicted early for violent behaviour. He was later sent to an anger management facility. By 2014, he was sent to prison for further breaking rehab rules but received early release due to overcrowding.

Chris Brown: Personal life
In 2009, Brown was charged with felony assault after battering his girlfriend Rihanna during a heated row. He was given 5 years probabation and 6 months community service while also being given a restraining order. The order was later amended so that the pair could appear together at public events.
In 2011, he began a relationship with Karrueche Tran. He ended it the following year over his complicated friendship with Rihanna, who admitted in 2013 that they had rekindled their relationship. Brown revealed that they had broken up once more later that year.
The following year, he was involved in a nightclub brawl with rapper Drake, though no-one was charged. He was involved in another altercation with Frank Ocean, during which he allegedly use a homophobic slur.
In 2013, he was arrested for felony assault yet again after apparently punching some male fans who attempted to join in a photo with some female fans. The charge was later reduced to misdemeanor though he was still seen to have violated his probation. He voluntarily entered rehab before being evicted early for violent behaviour. He was later sent to an anger management facility. By 2014, he was sent to prison for further breaking rehab rules but received early release due to overcrowding.
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3rd June 2014 -

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Chris Brown Admits Violating Probation, Gets 131 Days Added To Jail Sentence

9th May 2014 -

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Chris Brown will have to get used to spending time behind bars.The R&B singer admitted, on Friday (May 9th), violating his probation last year in an incident that occured outside a Washington D.C. hotel.Brown allegedly...

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24th April 2014 -

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22nd April 2014 -

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Rapper Chris Brown’s trial began in Washington D.C. this week, after his bodyguard Chris Hollosy had just been found guilty of misdemeanour assault charges related to the same incident. It's a not so happy Easter...

Chris Brown's Assault Trial To Begin On Monday In Washington

20th April 2014 -

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Chris Brown's assault trial will begin on Monday (21st April) a judge ruled on Friday (18th April). Brown has been accused of, alongside his bodyguard, assaulting a man in Washington D.C. last October.Brown made a...

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16th April 2014 -

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2nd April 2014 -

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Chris Brown Pursuing Settlement In Assault Case, Might Just Walk Free Next Week

20th March 2014 -

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More Of Chris Brown's Troubling Rehab Tales Emerge During Trial

18th March 2014 -

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Reporting on Chris Brown’s behavior is becoming redundant at this point, if not just plain wrong – it’s no secret mental illness and life in the public eye don’t really make the best combination. The...

Chris Brown Ordered To Remain In Jail Until April Court Hearing

18th March 2014 -

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Chris Brown's legal wows just keep getting worse.The 24 year-old has been ordered to remain in prison for at least a month following his arrest last week for violating parole.Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin...

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16th March 2014 -

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Chris Brown Jailed After Being Thrown Out Of Rehab Centre

16th March 2014 -

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Chris Brown may once again be facing jail time after he was thrown out of his court-ordered Malibu rehabilitation centre.Brown is still suffering the repercussions from his assault on his then girlfriend Rihanna in 2009....

Chris Brown Jailed For Allegedly Violating Parole In Malibu

15th March 2014 -

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Chris Brown is spending another weekend in a familiar place for him...jail.The 25 year-old was arrested Friday (March 14th) for allegedly violating his parole that stems from a 2009 assault charge, where he beat up...

PTSD, Bipolar Disorder Behind Chris Brown's Agressive Behavior

2nd March 2014 -

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Chris Brown has had some infamous bouts of aggression and unpleasant behavior over the past few years. According to the rehab facility he recently checked into, the singer has been suffering from bipolar disorder and...

Rihanna, Chris Brown, Drake: The Love Triangle Keeps Going In Circles

28th February 2014 -

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The world should be over this already. The media should be too. And yet, here we are, putting the names Rihanna and Chris Brown in the same sentence again. It was New York Magazine that...

Rihanna Rekindling Chris Brown Romance - Report

27th February 2014 -

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Rihanna is back in contact with her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown, sparking rumours they will rekindle their romance yet again, according to a report.Brown was convicted of assaulting Rihanna in 2009 but they resumed their relationship...

Chris Brown Avoids Jail Once Again And Continues Rehab Stint

4th February 2014 -

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9th January 2014 -

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Chris Brown told a judge on Wednesday that he rejects a plea deal on a charge involving the allegation that the singer hit a man outside a hotel in Washington D.C. His bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy,...

Chris Brown Rejects Plea Bargain In D.C. Assault Case

9th January 2014 -

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9th January 2014 -

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2nd January 2014 -

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Chris Brown Manages To Behave While On Leave From Rehab For Charity Function

23rd December 2013 -

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Chris Brown is still serving his once self-imposed time in rehab to control his anger issues and he is doing so with increased scrutiny from the Los Angeles parole board, who are monitoring his every...

Court Revokes Chris Brown's Probation Yet Again, Singer Remains Free And In Treatment

18th December 2013 -

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Chris Brown is in trouble with the law again. More accurately, his trouble continues, as the singer’s probation in his 2009 assault charge has been revoked. Brown has been on probation since the notorious assault...

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hey chris me so luv YUNG LUV i so fink ur ssssssssssssssssssoooooooooooooooo hot ae i listen 2 u evryday

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honestly if fantasies came to pass i'll wld be married to this tyt and when i say tyt i mean the tytest dude around after michael jackson's tym.nway w a tantalising voice lyk urs u gt it all.juss wanna say dat chris brown is e man.u rock my world.i cant gt enough of u.

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OMG!Chris brown, I Fking love You Man!I went to your concert in Sydney, it was off the hook, i also went to your one in 07 with BeyonceI love you songs, your just one fly guy!I have to meet you,My fav Songs are;Glow in the DarkWho's Girl is thatDreamerJust FineWith YouForever Take You DownFreeze!Man, i love all your songs,

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Can you also rate chrisbrownclub.com !

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Who is David Lyn? David Lyn is the 17 year old 2-time winner of BET's 106 and Park "Wild Out Wednesday" who landed a deal with Poe Boy Music Group(home of Flo-Rida,Billy Blue, and Brisco). David has already recorded numerous records with label mates Flo-Rida,Brisco and Billy Blue. He is on tap to work with producers such as Bigg D,LAMB,The Fliptones,Street Runner and Timbaland. His latest track is the Fliptones produced "Give Love" a song for the christmas season featuring Brisco and Flo-Rida that is a remake of the Jackson 5's classic christmas record "Give love on christmas day". The song received thousands of plays within its first week on the internet and is in heavy rotation on Miami radio stations Power 96 and 99 Jamz. The young R&B crooner is already the most booked singer in South Florida with a show every other day. South Florida music industry insiders are calling David Lyn the hottes R&B artist to come out of Miami for quite some time. But it's not just industry big wigs that are feeling David. David has a huge following and not just teenage girls. Thanks to performances at venues like the Miami Live Comedy Lounge the grown and sexy crowd has taken a liking to David's smooth R&B sound. David obviously has all the tools of a great performer, the singing, dancing, stage presence, charm and charisma. He is well on his way to mega-stardom. For more info on David Lyn check out his Myspace page at myspace.com/davidlyn2

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hey chrisI really think im ur number one fan lolIm 15 and live in irvington what really made me like u was not ur looks(although that helped alot)lols but ur personalityi just wanna say say strong and keep doin what ur doin u truly are the best out there and hopefully one day I can meet u and have auctually have a conversation with ya! ~Brittany~

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~*~yO man ChRiS Is bumtiNg!!!and the best singer ever tha is why diz gal will stay tru to ya!~*~LOL~*~Yo Man Hope U Come LonDon agaIn GeT A ChAnCe To seE Yah!stay tru to ya self and reppin tha stages!!LuV YoU LoAdZ.holla at ya gal AfRicAnLy_bEuTifUll!!!(kIzZ)

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