The album was also certified double platinum by the RIAA. In 2007, he made his on-screen feature film debut in Stomp the Yard, and appeared as a guest on the television series The O. Other films Brown has appeared in, include This Christmas (2007), Takers (2010), Think Like a Man (2012), and Battle of the Year (2013).
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.
Take a stroll down memory lane with the Millennial generation's most volatile couple.
A 17-year old Rihanna and singer Teairra Marí introduce 16-year old Chris Brown at the 2005 Vibe Awards.
May 2009Like the opening scene in a romantic comedy, Drake and Rihanna’s meet-cute reportedly happened at a bowling alley.
Somehow, Chris' career also mended - despite several jail stints for violating probation, which he was on for years after the beating.Everyone acts supremely awkward and looks exceptionally young. I have such a chaotic life, but at the end of the day, that is just my peace.she talks about Matt Kemp as if he's a breath of fresh air, clearing out the stench from the year prior: "I have a boyfriend. It keeps me sane, really, talking to him and talking to my family." Sadly, both parties begin to lose interest due to packed schedules, and the harass, annoy, and molest Robin Roberts and the hair and make-up staff of "Good Morning America" by having an explosive tantrum when asked questions pertaining to "the incident" during the interview (questions he'd pre-approved). Nobody knows at this point exactly what is going on between Rihanna and her ex-love.The songs have peaked at number three, number nine and number ten on the US Billboard Hot 100 respectively. According to Billboard, Brown has the seventh most Hot 100 entries on the chart with 82. "I just knew I wanted to be part of it." The negotiations with Def Jam continued for two months, and Davis then lost her job due to a corporate merger.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 ...
The smallest thing can put them right to where they started.” Fans are of Rihanna are understandably concerned about this sudden reconciliation, as she was the victim of a vicious beating from Chris Brown just hours before their scheduled Grammy performance in 2009.