Chris Brown (entertainer)

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Chris Brown

Brown performing at Supafest Australia, April 2012.
Born Christopher Maurice Brown
May 5, 1989 (1989-05-05) (age 26)
Tappahannock, Virginia, U.S
Occupation Singer-songwriter, rapper, dancer, actor
Years active 2005–present
Musical career
Genres R&B, hip hop, pop, dance
Labels Jive, Zomba, RCA
Associated acts Big Sean, Bow Wow, Game, Juelz Santana, Kevin McCall, Lil Wayne, Rihanna, T-Pain, Tyga, Rita Ora

Christopher Maurice "Chris" Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American recording artist, dancer, and actor. "Forever" is one of his most famous songs. He has won three American Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, eleven BET Awards, and a Grammy Award in 2012.

Personal life[change | change source]

He got a lot of attention when he was arrested and convicted in 2009 for beating his then-girlfriend, R&B/pop singer Rihanna.[1] He was sentenced to five years probation and six months community service.[1] He was also ordered to stay at least 300 feet away from her for five years.[1] Brown has bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.[2]

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

Discography[change | change source]

Brown has released 5 albums and 4 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

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Home office blocks Chris Brown from UK
  2. Chris Brown diagnosed with PTSD and bipolar disorder