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10/07/2005

 
Debut Single Run It Featuring Rapper Juelz Santana Quickly Climbs Pop, Rhythm and R&B Formats

New R&B Artist Chris Brown Set to release Self-titled album November 29th!!

Debut Single Run It Featuring Rapper Juelz Santana Quickly Climbs Pop, Rhythm and R&B Formats, with early adds at Z100, and KISS in LA, as the video is in rotation at MTV, MTV2 and BET.

(New York, NY) Jive Records recording artist Chris Brown proves that an ambitious 16-year old can succeed at what he sets his mind to. His blazing first single Run It featuring Juelz Santana steadily moves up on several charts. With a Billboard Hot 100 listening audience of almost 14 million, Chris Brown has tapped into every format # 8 on the Top 40 Rhythm Monitor, # 13 on the R&B mainstream chart, and # 24 on the Hot 100 Charts!!!!! The single also was #2 most added at Pop Radio (1 week before the official add date)! Major radio stations that came in early are Z100 (NY), KISS (LA), Y100 (Miami), WLFZ (Tampa), WKSC (Chicago) and WRKW(Nashville). His single has the highest charting debut on the Mainstream Top 40 chart as his inaugural single entered # 29 this week. Brown's debut single is the best the Mainstream Top 40 chart has seen by an artist's first Billboard charting track since Natalie Imbruglia's "Torn" entered at No. 26 in February 1998. It is the best by a male artist since Bob Carlisle's "Butterfly Kisses" came in at No. 29 in May of 1997.

RUN IT, is an irresistible up-tempo dance joint with an attention-grabbing hook. Says Chris, Its basically saying to a girl If youre at the party by yourself, show me how you get down but if your mans here, tell me first. So basically its talking about runnin it. Go ahead, do your thing.

The single is the first hit single from his self-debut album, which arrives in stores November 29th. Tracks on the album are produced by Scott Storch, Underdogs, Andre and Vidal, Cool and Dre, and Jazze Pha.

The promotional video for Run It has been completed with Erik Wright whose credits include videos with B2K, Nelly, Bobby Valentino and Jo Jo. The video is currently on MTV, MTV2 as well as the BET network.

Previous Press includes features/profiles in Vibe, Billboard and several teen magazines including Twist, Pop Star, Black Beat, and Right On. Upcoming Print Press includes features in Rolling Stone, Interview, Teen People and Trace.

TV Appearances/Performances Scheduled on MTVs TRL (October 4), Soul Train (November) and Showtime at the Apollo (December).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING CHRIS BROWN PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE
at www.chrisbrownworld.com.




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