Chris Brown is an American recording artist, a dancer and a an actor. he taught himself to sing and dance at a young age and was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows. Having signed with Jive records , Brown released his debut studio album the following year. It peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 and was later certified double platinum by the (RIAA). With his first single "Run it" peaking atop the US Billboard, Brown became the first male artist as a lead since Daddy to have his debut single top the chart. His second album Exclusive came Hot 100 number one "KissKiss", in addition to "Withyou" and "Forever". The album was also certified double platinum by the RIAA.