Having signed with Jive Records in 2004, Brown released his self-titled debut studio album the following year.
It peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 and was later certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), selling an overall three million copies worldwide. " peaking atop the US Billboard Hot 100, Brown became the first male artist as a lead since Diddy in 1997 to have his debut single top the chart. earned Brown his first Grammy Award for Best R&B Album at the 54th Grammy Awards. However, after the release of Exclusive, Brown's albums have not been well received commercially or by music critics, with the exception of X, which received a normalized rating of 63.
Like my style nowadays, I don't try to be typical urban.
I want to be like how Prince, Michael and Stevie Wonder were.
The re-released version featured four new tracks, including the single "Forever", which reached number two on Billboard Hot 100.The tour began in Cincinnati, Ohio, on December 6, 2007, and concluded on February 9, 2008, in Honolulu, Hawaii.