Chris Brown is a Grammy Award-winning R&B and dance music entertainer who has pleaded guilty to assaulting former girlfriend Rihanna.
Born on May 5, 1989, in Tappahannock, Virginia, Chris Brown became a teen heartthrob, landing R&B and pop hits that included "Run It!," "Kiss Kiss" and "Forever." In 2009, he physically assaulted his then-girlfriend, pop/dance star Rihanna, and found his songs dropped from radio. Brown has since returned to success on the music charts. His 2011 album F.A.M.E. won a Grammy. Still Brown continued to find himself in trouble with the law. In 2013, he was arrested for assaulting a man outside a Washington, D.C. hotel.