Chris Brown (entertainer)

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Chris Brown

Brown performing at Supafest Australia, April 2012.
Background information
Birth name Christopher Maurice Brown
Born May 5, 1989 (1989-05-05) (age 26)
Origin Tappahannock, Virginia, U.S.
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • rapper
  • dancer
  • actor
Years active 2004–present
Associated acts

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)
TBA 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