65th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Best R&B Album
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"No one can live in the past and expect to grow. I have been moving forward and hope that I am not defined by just a few moments in my life but all of the moments that will make up my life."
- Born Christopher Maurice Brown on May 5, 1989, in Tappahannock, Washington
- Chris Brown’s self-titled debut album peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. The lead single from the album, "Run It!," topped Billboard 's Hot 100.
- Brown received his first career nominations at the 49th GRAMMY Awards, including a nod for Best New Artist. That same year, he made his GRAMMY stage debut with a performance of his hit "Run It!"
- Brown made his silver-screen debut in 2007 alongside Ne-Yo in Stomp The Yard.
- In 2012 Brown helped launch the Symphonic Love Foundation, a nonprofit that supports and creates art programs for youth.