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People tend to forget how long Chris Brown has been in the music game for. He was just 16-years old when he scored a chart topper with his debut single, “Run It!”, and he’s never left.

A self-taught singer and dancer born and raised in Virginia, Chris Brown started performing for his church choir and at local talent shows, when his mother recognised her son’s natural talent and they began searching for a record deal.

After signing to Jive Records in 2004, he dropped the self-titled Chris Brown album which debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 with first week sales of 154,000 copies. Ever since then, he’s continued to rack up multiple platinum and gold plaques, along with several number one albums and hit singles.

From his 2005 debut album, Chris Brown, to his latest release, 2022’s Breezy, here are the rankings for Chris Brown’s first week album sales.

Fan of a Fan: The Album (with Tyga) – first week album sales

Released: February 24, 2015

Label: CBE, Last Kings, RCA, Young Money, Cash Money, Republic

First week album sales: 66,000

Billboard 200 position: 7

Singles: “Ayo”, “Bitches N Marijuana”

Features: Ty Dolla $ign, 50 Cent, Pusha T, Fat Trel, Boosie Badazz, Schoolboy Q.

Breezy – first week album sales

Released: June 24, 2022

Label: CBE, RCA

First week album sales: 72,000

Billboard 200 position: 4

Singles: “Iffy”, “WE (Warm Embrace)”, “Call Me Every Day”

Features: Lil Durk, Capella Grey, Fivio Foreign, Lil Wayne, Yung Bleu, Lil Baby, Wizkid, H.E.R., Bryson Tiller, Ella Mai, EST Gee, Jack Harlow, Blxst and Tory Lanez.

Graffiti – first week album sales

Released: December 8, 2009

Label: CBE, Jive

First week album sales: 102,000

Billboard 200 position: 7

Singles: “I Can Transform Ya”, “Crawl”

Features: Lil Wayne, Swizz Beatz, Plies, Tank, Eva Simons, Trey Songz, The Game.

Indigo – first week album sales

Released: June 28, 2019

Label: CBE, RCA

First week album sales: 108,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Undecided”, “Back to Love”, “Wobble Up”, “No Guidance”, “Heat”

Features: Nicki Minaj, G-Eazy, Tory Lanez, Tyga, Justin Bieber, Juicy J, Juvenile, H.E.R, Tank, Lil Jon, Lil Wayne, Joyner Lucas, Gunna, Trey Songz and Drake.

Fortune – first week album sales

Released: July 3, 2012

Label: CBE, RCA

First week album sales: 135,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Turn Up the Music”, “Sweet Love”, “Till I Die”, “Don’t Wake Me Up”, “Don’t Judge Me”

Features: Big Sean, Wiz Khalifa, Nas, Sevyn Streeter and Kevin McCall.

X – first week album sales

Released: September 16, 2014

Label: CBE, RCA

First week album sales: 146,000

Billboard 200 position: 2

Singles: “Fine China”, “Don’t Think They Know”, “Love More”, “Loyal”, “New Flame”

Features: Kendrick Lamar, R. Kelly, Akon, Nicki Minaj, Usher, Trey Songz, Tyga, Rick Ross, Brandy, Lil Wayne, Jhené Aiko and Aaliyah.

Chris Brown – first week album sales

Released: November 29, 2005

Label: CBE, Jive

First week album sales: 154,000

Billboard 200 position: 2

Singles: “Run It!”, “Yo (Excuse Me Miss)”, “Gimme That (Remix)”, “Say Goodbye”, “Poppin'”

Features: Juelz Santana, Lil Wayne, Bow Wow and Jermaine Dupri.

Royalty – first week album sales

Released: December 18, 2015

Label: CBE, RCA

First week album sales: 184,000

Billboard 200 position: 3

Singles: “Liquor”, “Zero”, “Back to Sleep”, “Fine by Me”

Features: Tayla Parx, Solo Lucci

Heartbreak on a Full Moon – first week album sales

Released: October 31, 2017

Label: CBE, RCA

First week album sales: 220,000

Billboard 200 position: 3

Singles: “Grass Ain’t Greener”, “Party”, “Privacy”, “Pills & Automobiles”, “Questions”, “Tempo”

Features: R. Kelly, Usher, Gucci Mane and Future.

F.A.M.E. – first week album sales

Released: March 22, 2011

Label: CBE, Jive

First week album sales: 270,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Yeah 3x”, “Look At Me Now”, “Beautiful People”, “She Ain’t You”, “Next to You”, “Wet the Bed”

Features: Wiz Khalifa, The Game, Timbaland, Big Sean, Tyga, Kevin McCall, Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes, Justin Bieber, Ludacris, Benny Benassi.

Exclusive – first week album sales

Released: November 6, 2007

Label: CBE, Jive

First week album sales: 295,000

Billboard 200 position: 4

Singles: “Wall to Wall”, “Kiss Kiss”, “With You”, “Take You Down”

Features: T-Pain, will.i.am, Big Boi, Lil Wayne.

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