X is the sixth studio album by American singer Chris Brown. The album serves as the follow-up to his fifth album Fortune The album's fourth single "Loyal" became its most successful, by peaking at number nine on the US Billboard Hot and at number 10 in the United Kingdom. Pushing the promotion for the album further, Brown performed and appeared at several televised music events and music festivals across the United States. The album received generally positive reviews from critics, who celebrated the record's diverse sound, but were ambivalent towards its lyrical content. The album was considered a big improvement compared to its critically panned predecessor Fortune. Commercially, the album debuted at number two on the US Billboard selling , copies in its first week, becoming his first album to miss the summit of the chart since Graffiti and his third album to go to number two on the chart overall following Exclusive It also became his sixth consecutive top ten debut in the United States. By the end of , the album had sold , copies in the United States.
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Styling by EJ King. Chris Brown 's talent is proven. Setting the singer's tumultuous personal history aside, Brown's musical career has been pristine since he first stepped onto the scene at age Brown has made a big impact on the Billboard charts along the way, from his first career single, "Run It! Since his debut on the Hot in , Brown has had 61 songs on the chart, including two No. He's notched 13 top 10s.
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This is a guide to his 10 best songs. I Love You. Michael Jackson. It was a return to uptempo Euro-influenced pop-dance. It reached the top 10 at both mainstream pop and dance radio. Colin Tilley directed the "Yeah 3X" music video. The song shows off his beautifully soulful vocals. The music video for "Deuces" was directed by frequent collaborator Colin Tilley.
They would probably describe the singer as a former teen sensation who tried to cheat his way out of his community service sentence for the assault, two-timed Rihanna when she briefly took him back, and smashed up a TV studio dressing room just because the presenter asked about their relationship. Obviously, that would not be how Brown sees himself. When we finally meet, at the recording studio in Los Angeles where he made his forthcoming album, I'm not even sure it's him. But the entourage loping along in his wake is straight out of central casting, and once they have cleared off we settle on a sofa. Before long, I begin to suspect he's actually just bored. Here is a clean slate: his chance to define himself, to explain from scratch who he is and what he does. What would he say? As if registering my presence for the first time, he pauses, almost glances across, smiles — "That's a good question" — and considers it carefully in silence.