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Date of Birth
5 May 1989, Tappahannock, v*rginia, USA

Birth Name
Christopher Maurice Brown

Nickname
CB
Chris Breezy

Height
6' 1" (1.85 m)

Trade Mark
His dance routines

Trivia
Music influences are Sam Cooke, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Usher Raymond, Kim Burrell, Donny Hathaway, and Marvin Gaye.

Wants to work with Teena Marie, Beyoncé Knowles, Ciara, Usher Raymond, Michael Jackson, Mario, 50 Cent, Lil' Wayne, and 'T.I (X)'.

Has one sister named Lytrell Bundy but her nickname is Tootie.

If he wasn't a singer he would be a basketball player or a regular kid.

His mother's name is Joyce Hawkins

His favorite clothing brand is Bathing Ape.

Worked with actor Columbus Short twice: in the films Stomp the Yard (2007) and This Christmas (2007).

Withdrew his name from the list of nominees of the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards as a result of the "controversy" surrounding his recent fight with girlfriend Rihanna. [March 2009]

He and Rihanna canceled their performance at the Grammys in February 2009 just hours before the show started after Brown was caught up in a late-night domestic dispute.

In relation to the domestic dispute, he was involved in in early February 2009, Brown was arrested for felony battery and faced two felony charges of assault and making criminal threats after a fight with his girlfriend Rihanna at a pre-Grammy party.

Sentenced to five years probation, six months community service and one year of domestic violence counseling as a result of his attack on Rihanna [August 29, 2009].

Is a songwriter. He also co-wrote Rihanna's most successful song, "Disturbia".

Brown's 2011 album "F.A.M.E." sold 270,000 copies in the first week and became his first number 1 album and fourth top 10 album.

In 2011 he was nominated for 6 BET Awards, receiving more nominations than any other artist.

At the 2010 BET Awards, Brown performed a set of Michael Jackson hits to pay tribute to the King of Pop.

Won 5 awards at the 2011 BET Awards (He was nominated for 6). He won for Best Male R&B Artist, Best Collaboration ("Look At Me Now"), Video of the Year ("Look At Me Now"), The FANdemonium Award and the Coca Cola Viewers Choice Award.

His single "Look At Me Now" sold over 2,000,000 digital copies in the US alone (as of May 29, 2011).

Brown's 2011 album F.A.M.E. went Gold after three weeks of it's release.

Brown received the most awards at the 2011 BET Hip-Hop awards in October. He won 3 awards, including Best Hip-Hop Video for "Look at Me Now," Best Collaboration: Chris Brown feat. Busta Rhymes in "Look At Me Now," and the People's Champ Award for "Look at Me Now.".

Brown's album 'F.A.M.E.' won the 2011 Soul Train Award for Album of the Year.

His album 'F.A.M.E' has earned him 3 Grammy Award nominations at the 54th Grammy Awards for Best R&B Album, Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for "Look at Me Now".

Was named the #1 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Artist of the Year (2011) by Billboard. He also ranked #10 in Billboard's Best of 2011 Top Artists.

His song "Look At Me Now" charted #3 on Billboard's Best of 2011 R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, while his songs "She Ain't You" charted at no. 10 and "No Bs" charted at no. 17.

His album "F.A.M.E" charted as #8 on Billboard's Best of 2011 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

His song "Look At Me Now" was named #9 on Billboard's "Critics' Choice: 20 Best Singles Of 2011".

Won a Grammy Award in 2012 for Best R&B Album. He received 3 nominations at the 2012 Grammys, and took home the award for Best R&B album for "F.A.M.E." Brown also performed at the 2012 Grammy Awards.

In 2012 he collaborated with Rihanna. On February 20 2012, Rihanna released the remix of her song 'Birthday Cake', featuring Chris Brown. While Brown also released a remix of his song 'Turn up the Music' featuring Rihanna.

Personal Quotes
"Haters keep on hating, cause somebody's gotta do it".

Everything is good, I'm definitely - me personally and mentally - I'm a great guy now. I'm more of a person who is definitely more positive.

I'm in the studio, back and forth, continuously, just having fun. I'm going to continue to make great dance videos and just be me.

The new album is called 'F.A.M.E.': Forgiving All My Enemies. Basically, just being able to witness my success, failure and success again. Being able to see me going from my best times to my worst times and being able to overcome it and growing into a man, as I was doing it.

[on the GMA incident]: Yes, I got very emotional and I apologize for acting like that. I felt like, 'OK, they told us this just so they can get us on the show so they can exploit me.' I kind of took it very, very hard. And I kept my composure throughout the interview, although you could see me upset, you know. I kept my composure and did my performances, and when I got back, I just let off, like, steam in the back.

[on writing the song "Disturbia" which he later gave to Rihanna] It's fun being creative and even if you have a concept in your head to write about, you can write it and give it to someone else because it might not personally fit you, but it might be an idea you have. So with (Rihanna) that was an idea I had. I just wanted to go totally left and kind of weird, and that's what I threw at her. (2008).

[on Justin Bieber] He reminds me a lot of me when I was younger. I kind of try and be the big brother and make him go the right way and have a great time.

Where Are They Now
(February 2007) Filming a new movie alongside Columbus Short. It's called This Christmas (2007).

(February 2007) Recording a new album entitled "Exclusive" which will be released this fall.

(February 2007) Appears in GAP's newest spring collection for its khakis, named "Khakis With Attitude" and will run in magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, Elle, GQ, Allure, Glamour, and Lucky in their March issue.

(April 2008) Working on an extension to his sophomore album, "Exclusive" will be released June 3. Featuring the hit, "Forever."

(April 2008) Just finished a successful concert tour for "Exclusive." The concert also headlined Bow Wow, with opening acts by Sean Kingston, Shop Boyz, Lil Mama, Hurricane Chris, and other special guests.

(November 2009) Houston, TX, USA: On his 'Fan Appreciation' tour across the US.

(April 2011) Adelaide, SA, Australia: On his 'F.A.M.E' tour, starting in Australia and proceeding to North America and the Middle East.

(February 2012) Los Angeles, CA, USA: Performed at the Grammy Awards, where he also won an award for Best R&B album for "F.A.M.E".
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Worked with actor Columbus Short twice in to Films "Stomp The Yard" & "This Christmas". (imdb.com)

Has one sister. (imdb.com)

His favorite clothing brand is Bathing Ape. (imdb.com)

Music influences are Sam Cooke, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Usher Raymond, Kim Burrell, Donny Hathaway, and Marvin Gaye. (imdb.com)

His mother's name is Joyce Hawkins (imdb.com)

Wants to work with Teena Marie, Beyoncé Knowles, Ciara, Usher Raymond, Michael Jackson, Mario, 50 Cent, 'Lil Wayne', and 'T.I'. (imdb.com)

If he wasn't a singer he would be a basketball player or a regular kid. (imdb.com)

His Youtube account is partners with Youtube. (youtube.com)

Chris Favorite Color is ReD

His favorite subject in school is math.

Chris doesn`t want to be one of those guys who has to take off his shirt for girls to like him.

His parents are divorced.

Chris owns over 500 sneakers.

Chris has 3 tattoos:On his right arm he has Jesus with music notes to symbolize his gratitude towards God for giving him the gift of singing.On his left arm he has his first initial "C" with a hand under it and two stars on the sides.Also on his left arm he has a spray can with a 2 ups and 2 downs sign which stands for "VA",which means v*rginia, his hometown.

Chris says he has a crush on singer/actress Vanessa Anne Hudgens.

His favorite clothing brand is Bathing Ape(Bape).

His favorite video game just happens to be Grand Theft Auto(San Andreas).

His favorite sports are basketball and football.

His favorite sports teams are Miami Heat and Atlanta Falcons.

Chris describes his personality as funny, outgoing, charismatic, and charming

He has been writing and producing his own songs since he was 14.

His music influences are Sam Cook, Micheal Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Usher, Kim Burrell, Donnie Hathaway, and Marvin Gaye.

Had an embarassing moment on one of his shows as his shirt and hat came off when being pulled by fans into the crowd.

Chris Brown originally wanted to be a rapper when he was younger.

Chris is part of Jive Records.

Chris was spending time with an aunt in Arkansas when he first took the stage, performing in local talent shows with his cousins.

Chris began dancing at the age of 2.

Chris left school in 2004 to work on his first album.

Chris went in tour in October and November 2007 with Bow Wow, T-Pain, and Rihanna.

Chris did the moon walk on Tyra Banks show in 2007.

Chris was chosen as one of People Magazine`s Sexiest Men Alive for 2007.

He likes playing basketball, dancing, and designing his own shirts.

He used to be a point guard on his school`s basketball team.

He learned to dance by watching Michael Jackson on TV.

Chris Brown describes himself as a creative, humble, and talented person.

Chris Brown is a baseball fan.

His favorite clothing brand is Bathing Ape.

If he wasn`t a singer he would be a basketball player or a regular kid.

Has one sister.

Wants to work with Teena Marie, Beyonce, Ciara, Usher, Micheal Jackson, Mario, 50 Cent, Lil Wayne, and T.I.

Music influences are Sam Cook, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Usher, Kim Burrell, Donnie Hathaway, and Marvin Gaye.


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