F.A.M.E. is the fourth studio album by American recording artist Chris Brown, released March 18, 2011, on Jive Records. Brown worked with several record producers and songwriters for the album, including Kevin McCall, Jean Baptiste, Brian Kennedy and The Messengers, among others. Musically, F.A.M.E. contains R&B, pop, hip-hop and euro genres. Rappers Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes and Ludacris, as well as Canadian recording artist Justin Bieber, all make guest vocal appearances on the album.
Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards 2011 held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday (26 / 6). R & B singer Chris Brown dominated the event with five penghargaan.Chris was bagging six nominations for the award. He then triumphed bring trophy Best Male R & B Artist and Best Collaboration. He also later managed to pocket the trophy for the award FANdemonium, Viewers Choice and Video of the Year.
Upon its release, F.A.M.E. received mixed reviews from most music critics, who were ambivalent towards its songwriting and material. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, having sold 270,000 copies in its first week, becoming Brown's first US number-one album. It has since been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. To promote the album, Brown embarked on his F.A.M.E Tour, which began in Australia in April 2011.
In addition to his solo commercial success, Brown has been featured on several hits 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. The songs have peaked on number three, number nine and number ten on the Billboard Hot 100 respectively. Due to his dance routines, Brown has been compared to renowned R&B artists such as Usher and Michael Jackson, citing both as large influences on his music
In 2009, Brown pled guilty to felony assault of singer and then-girlfriend Rihanna, and was sentenced to five years probation and six months of community service. The case received widespread media attention and negatively affected his career as a singer and all-around entertainer.
In August 2010, Brown starred alongside an ensemble cast including Matt Dillon, Paul Walker, Idris Elba, Hayden Christensen and T.I. in the crime thriller Takers, and also serves as executive producer of the film. While hosting radio station KPEZ in September 2010, Brown announced that his fourth studio album would be called, F.A.M.E. (Forgiving All My Enemies). Drake, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Pitbull and Asher Roth, have reportedly been working on the album with Brown.
American R&B singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor,Christopher Maurice “Chris” Brown has an estimated net worth of $22 million. In November 2005, Chris Brown’s Scott Storch-produced “Run It!” — a rewrite of Usher’s “Yeah!” — topped the Billboard Hot 100, making the then-16-year-old singer the first male artist in over a decade to top the chart with a debut single. While there was nowhere to go but down, at least in terms of chart positions, the pop-oriented R&B vocalist was only getting started.