He has sometimes been compared to Michael Jackson because of his dual talents as a singer and dancer.The album brought Brown two Grammy Award nominations, for Best New Artist and Best R&B Contemporary Album.
In 2006, Brown went out on the road for his Up Close & Personal tour.
Born on May 5, 1989, in Tappahannock, Virginia, Chris Brown became a teen heartthrob, landing R&B and pop hits that included "Run It!
," "Kiss Kiss" and "Forever." In 2009, he physically assaulted his then-girlfriend, pop/dance star Rihanna, and found his songs dropped from radio.
He helped write several tracks, including the hit single "Kiss Kiss" with T-Pain.
In addition to T-Pain, Brown worked with Sean Garrett on "Wall to Wall" and will.and Tank on "Picture Perfect," among others.