Famous as :R&B singer
Birth Name :Christopher Maurice Brown
Birth Date :May 05, 1989
Birth Place :Tappahannock, Virginia, USA
Claim to fame :Single "Run It!" (2005)
In anticipation of his self-titled debut album release on November 29, 2005, Chris Brown really has come with a loud thud into the R&B music scene for his first single, "Run It!" instantly soared to the second rank of both Billboard Hot 100 and R&B/Hip-Hop Chart. Being extremely busy going around U.S. throughout November 2005 to hold some shows, he has delightfully taken time to appear on "Live with Regis & Kelly" and Vibe Awards in the same month. Selected to host the 2005 American Music Awards' Red Carpet for Access Hollywood, this young gifted singer, without doubt, has become one of the year's sensational acts in American music industry with his genuine style and creativity.
Born as Christopher Brown on May 5, 1989 in Tappahannock, Virginia, he has been drawn to music since his childhood and was heavily influenced by the sounds of Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and Anita Baker. However, it was not until the age of 11 that he actually possesses an amazing voice, thanks to his mother who quickly noticed her son's talent after she heard him singing around their house. Encouraged by this supportive woman to see some local producers, the thirteen-years-old boy ...
satisfyingly made his way to get the attention of a small production team so that they agreed to help him record a few songs as his demo. "There were ups and downs," he described the process. "But I loved it and I knew I wanted to do it."
Convinced that he could flourish his career in New York City, Chris went to this dazzling metropolis with the companion of his team. Trying to look for a reliable record company, he finally got the chance to audition in front of Tina Davis and Antonio "L.A." Reid of Def Jam. Impressed with his talent, Davis, who later resigned from the label, afterwards signed to be his manager and took him to other companies, like Warner Bros, Atlantic, and Jive which he finally concluded to join in. Following this, he then put full concentration to work on his first album, recording almost 50 songs over six months. From those compositions, roughly 15 tracks were picked to be inserted in this initial effort, including "Run It!" which successfully became a hit all over U.S.
In the wake of the achievement, Chris boldly tried his hand at acting, first appearing in TV movie "Christmas in ...