"Kiss Kiss", featuring and produced by T-Pain, was released as the album's second single.
It reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, and became Brown's second number one single following "Run It! "With You", a song produced by Stargate, was released as the third single from Exclusive, and reached number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Christopher Maurice Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor.
Born in 1989 in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young age.
It wasn't a problem because I knew that he could sing, and I knew how to make records." Brown ultimately chose Jive due to its successful work with then-young acts such as Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake.
Brown stated, "I picked Jive because they had the best success with younger artists in the pop market, [...] I knew I was going to capture my African American audience, but Jive had a lot of strength in the pop area as well as longevity in careers." After being signed to Jive Records in 2004, Brown began recording his self-titled debut studio album in February 2005.
Having signed with Jive Records in 2004, Brown released his self-titled debut studio album the following year.
Due to the tour, production for his next album was pushed back two months. Jude Children's Research Hospital received ,000 in ticket proceeds from Brown's 2006 "Up Close & Personal" tour.In 2009, Brown received significant media attention after pleading guilty to felony assault of his then girlfriend, singer Rihanna; he was sentenced to five years of probation and six months of community service. Tina Davis, senior A&R executive at Def Jam Recordings, was impressed when Brown auditioned in her New York office, and she immediately took him to meet the former president of the Island Def Jam Music Group, Antonio "L. Brown asked her to be his manager, and once Davis accepted, she promoted the singer to labels such as Jive Records, J-Records and Warner Bros. According to Mark Pitts in an interview with Hit Quarters, Davis presented Brown with a video recording, and Pitts' reaction was: "I saw the potential ...His third album Graffiti was released later that year, and included the top-twenty single "I Can Transform Ya". I didn't love all the records, but I loved his voice.On November 21, 2007, Brown appeared in This Christmas, a family drama starring Regina King.To further support the album Exclusive, Brown embarked on his The Exclusive Holiday Tour, visiting over thirty venues in United States.The tour began in Cincinnati, Ohio, on December 6, 2007, and concluded on February 9, 2008, in Honolulu, Hawaii.