Don’t Judge Me Chris Brown
Song Title: Don’t Judge Me
Artist: Chris Brown
Date of release: 14th of August 2012
Description: ” Don’t Judge Me ” is by Chris Brown ( Christopher Maurice Brown ), the American Grammy Award-winning R&B singer, actor, songwriter and dancer. Chris was born on the 5th of May 1989 in Tappahannock, the oldest town in Essex County, Virginia, United States.
He is African American, and also has Pamunkey Native American ancestry, the State of Virginia’s only federally recognised Indian tribe. Growing up, Chris would listen to soul Albums owned by his parents, and later he showed an interest in hip-hop.
At a young age, Chris taught himself to sing and dance, citing the late Michael Jackson as his inspiration. Chris had his first taste of performing when he’d sing in his church choir, and he would also perform local talent shows.
Chris’ first single, ” Run It! “, released on the 30th of June 2005, by record label Jive, topped the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and reached number two on the UK Singles Chart.
His debut Album, title Chris Brown, was released on the same label on the 29th of November 2005. The album entered the Billboard 200 Chart at number two and had earned a 2x Platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America ( RIAA ), with sales currently standing at over three million copies worldwide.
” Don’t Judge Me ” was written by Chris Brown, Adam Messinger, Nasri Atweh and Mark Pellizzer. Adam ( producer for this song ) is a Grammy Award-winning Canadian songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. Born in Toronto, the capital of the Canadian province of Ontario, he began playing the piano at five years old. Adam went on to become a skilful musician of other instruments playing the saxophone, bass, guitar and drums. He is part of the songwriting team known as The Messengers, who write and produce for artists like Justin Bieber, Shakira, Pitbull, Christina Aguilera, Iggy Azalea, The Wanted and the New Kids on the Block.
Nasri Atweh ( producer for this song ), better known only as Nasri, is a Canadian musician, singer, songwriter and record producer. He found some success in Canada as a solo artist with his singles ” Go ” and ” Ova N’ Dun With “, released in 2003. His song ” Click, Click, Click “, released in 2007, was covered by New Kids On The Block and included on their Billboard 200 Chart number two Album, The Block. He is also part of The Messengers.
Mark Pellizzer is a Canadian musician, singer, songwriter and record producer. Best known for being a guitarist and singer for MAGIC!, the pop-reggae group, he has worked as a producer and writer for artists like Trey Songz, Shakira and Anthony Hamilton.
” Don’t Judge Me ” was released on the 14th of August 2012 by record label RCA ( Sony Music Entertainment ) and taken as the fifth and last single from Chris’ fifth studio Album, Fortune.
The Album, released on the 29th of June 2012, received mostly negative reviews from critics. However, in spite of the reviews, Fortune debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 Chart with first-week sales of 135,000 copies. The Album became his second Number One Album in the United States. In addition to a debut at Number One in the US, it also debuted at the top of the Albums charts in the Netherlands, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
The song, a midtempo ballad, is about Chis asking his lover to forgive him ” for his past indiscretions ” and ” move on with the future. ” It has been said that the lyrics refer to his past relationships with Karrueche Tran, the American model, fashion designer and actress. Karrueche plays Virginia Loc in Claws, a drama on TNT, an American basic cable and satellite television channel. It has also been reported that the lyrics refer to Rihanna, the Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and actress.
The accompanying music video was directed by Colin Tilley, the Grammy-nominated American music video director, commercial director and filmmaker. Based in Los Angeles, California, Colin has worked with many artists from all genres of music including Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, Skrillex, DJ Snake, Enrique Iglesias, Justin Timberlake, 50 Cent, Rita Ora, Keri Hilson, Cheryl Cole and Britney Spears.
He is also a successful commercials director with clients like Balmain, Reebok, Yves Saint Laurent and Audi.
The video had its premiere on Vimeo on the 27th of September 2012 and featured Runa Alyse Lucienne, the Guyanese and African-American model.
” Don’t Judge Me ” was a commercial success for Chris. In the United States, it debuted at number ninety-five on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart on the 17th of November 2012. The song rose up the chart to peak at number sixty-seven. It also reached number eighteen on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart and number thirty-six on the Rhythmic Chart.
In the United Kingdom, the song entered the UK Singles Chart on the 13th of October 2012 and reached a peak of number forty-two. It spent nine weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 67
UK Highest Chart Position: 42
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 42, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 66, Belgium (Ultratip Flanders) 2, Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia) 25, France (SNEP) 22, Germany (Official German Charts) 38, Hungary (Single Top 40) 10
Official Website: Chrisbrownworld.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/chrisbrown
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/ChrisBrown