Brown has made appearances on UPN's One on One and The N's Brandon T. In April 2007, Brown was the opening act for Beyoncé, on the Australian leg of her The Beyoncé Experience tour.On July 9, 2007, Brown was featured in an episode of MTV's My Super Sweet 16 (for the event, it was retitled: Chris Brown: My Super 18) celebrating his eighteenth birthday in New York City.Simple: The mystery woman kept it much more casual with light makeup and her hair pulled back.The beauty also wore a scruffy looking hoodie with a Pacman theme and cage heels as well as an on-trend black choker In November Radar Online added that the Diamonds singer had fallen for bad-boy Brown again: 'They’re talking every day again and have met up a few times,' said the pal.In 2009, Brown received significant media attention after pleading guilty to felony assault of his then girlfriend, singer Rihanna; he was sentenced to five years of probation and six months of community service. Tina Davis, senior A&R executive at Def Jam Recordings, was impressed when Brown auditioned in her New York office, and she immediately took him to meet the former president of the Island Def Jam Music Group, Antonio "L. Brown asked her to be his manager, and once Davis accepted, she promoted the singer to labels such as Jive Records, J-Records and Warner Bros. According to Mark Pitts in an interview with Hit Quarters, Davis presented Brown with a video recording, and Pitts' reaction was: "I saw the potential ...His third album Graffiti was released later that year, and included the top-twenty single "I Can Transform Ya". I didn't love all the records, but I loved his voice.In addition to his solo commercial success, Brown has been featured on several singles such as "No Air", a duet with singer Jordin Sparks, "Shortie like Mine" with the rapper Bow Wow and "Shawty Get Loose" alongside Lil Mama and T-Pain. (2011) became his first to top the Billboard 200; it spawned the singles "Yeah 3x", "Look at Me Now", and "Beautiful People". Throughout his career, Brown has won several awards, including 14 BET Awards, 5 Billboard Music Awards, and 5 Soul Train Music Awards.
Born in 1989 in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young age."Like you just got in trouble for sneaking your girl into the house, or you can't drive, so you steal a car or something." Chris Brown was a relative commercial success with the time; selling over two million copies in the United States—where it was certified two times platinum by the RIAA—and three million copies worldwide. ", made Brown the first male act (since Montell Jordan in 1995) to have his debut single to reach the summit of the Billboard Hot 100—later remaining for four additionally weeks.On June 13, 2006, Brown released a DVD entitled Chris Brown's Journey, which shows footage of him traveling in England and Japan, getting ready for his first visit to the Grammy Awards, behind the scenes of his music videos and bloopers.By May, there were 50 songs already recorded, 14 of which were picked to the final track listing."I write about the things that 16 year olds go through every day," says Brown.