- Left public school for private home-tutoring to concentrate on his music career.
- In November 2005, released his self-titled debut album, which featured the No. 1 single "Run It!"
- Played against his slick R&B image by portraying a band geek and love interest for Kaitlin Cooper on the fourth season of The O.C.
- Made his film debut in Stomp the Yard (2007).
- Performed an emotional tribute to Michael Jackson at the 2010 BET Awards.
- Has collaborated with many artists, including Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Tyga, Justin Bieber and Jordin Sparks.
- 2009, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Male Singer: Winner
- 2009, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Combined Forces: Winner
- 2011, Grammy — Best R&B Album: Winner
- Clinton Brown — Father
- Joyce Hawkins — Mother
- Karrueche Tran — Ex-significant Other
- Rihanna — Ex-significant Other
- Royalty — Daughter
- Lytrell — Sister
- Nia Amey — Ex-significant Other
- Birth Name: Christopher Maurice Brown
- Birth Place: Tappahannock, Virginia, United States
- Profession: Singer, Actor
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