Are you a lover of Chris Brown songs? If you are then chances are that you already have a list of favourites done by the talented star. Whether you prefer his old tunes or are more focused on his latest releases, one thing is clear, he brings his best game forward. Chris Brown is not just a singer but and excellent performer and entertainment and that is what counts most.
As you listen to Chris Brown new songs, you can easily tell that he is one of the best the world has had the privilege of listening to. These are sentiments that have been held for a very long time. From the time he began singing, Chris has made waves and always blown out. However, there are certain numbers that can be considered his all-time best, especially when rated by die-hard fans. The following are 30 of what may be considered his best songs so far.
All time favourites
This is a list of ten of his best tunes and tracks for the period that he has been in the industry. Check them out and find out why. These are not arranged in any particular order since all of Chris Brown's songs are fantastic.
1. She Aint' You
This is not your typical Chris Brown new song, but a tune that has aged and gotten sweeter with the passage of time. Released in 2011, the song quickly rose through the ranks to become number 5 on the R&B songs chart while at the same time it hit the top 20 on the mainstream pop radio. It also became one of the ten biggest R&B songs of the year. It was his 4th single from the album titled F.A.M.E.
2. "Yeah 3X" (2010)
This one is from 2010 and it is not surprising that it is still a great jam today. Its addictive beats show the music versatility. If you know him for R&B or hiphop alone, then this uptempo Euro with influences of pop-dance will convince you that Chris Brown has his pop fans at heart. Get dancing and shaking.
Also a great banger from 2010, fans believed that this was a response to the dissolution of his relationship with Rihanna. Chris features Tyga in this one as his own soulful voice comes through without any disappointment. The track was first released as a Fan Of a Fan mixtape with Tyga and then later made part of Chris Brown's F.A.M.E. solo album. The number also did very well as it was nominated for a Grammy Award for the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration. "Deuces" topped the R&B chart, reaching number 14 on the pop chart, as well as gaining the platinum certification.
4. Look at Me Now
This banger features some of the world's greatest musicians including Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes. This interesting tune has Chris being shown how to rap when he does it so clumsily, that experts such as Busta Rhymes and Lil Wayne needed to show him. The tune has attracted some level of criticism over the years, in a good way of course. It also topped both the R&B and rap songs charts and was the biggest rap hit of 2011, the hit number 1 on the R&B chart and it went on to become the 6th song on pop chart. "Look At Me Now" has earned a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Performance as well as Best Rap Song while at the same time winning three BET Awards. These include the Best Collaboration and Video of the Year. The "Look At Me Now" music video also earned an MTV Video Music Award nomination for the Best Hip Hop Video. It is an excellent clip paying tribute to the old school rap.
5. Run It
This perfect drama-filled dance floor banger shows that Chris talented singing started way back in his teenage years. He blasted pop charts with this track when he was only 16 years. He featured Juelz Santana. The number rose to become only the third debut single from a male solo artist to become number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. It went on to become number 1 on the R&B chart in the US. This song was also listed the 1st smash in Australia and New Zealand in addition to climbing to number 2 in the UK. The music video earned an MTV Video Music Awards nomination for Best New Artist. It was the first single from Chris Brown's self-titled debut album.
6. Turn Up the Music
Turn Up the Music is Chris Brown's first single from his album titled Fortune. This dance club track expands towards his previous hits "Forever" and "Yeah 3X. It may be from 2012 but it still has the making of a great hit and will definitely get you dancing. The big hit trended on both sides of the Atlantic making it to the pop top 10 in US and then moved on to become number 1 on UK's pop singles chart. It featured on the top 10 dance radio chart. Its video won Best Male Video as well as the Best Choreography at the MTV Video Music Awards.
7. With You
This jam from 2007 showed Chris Brown's romantic side not to mention the guitar effect on the background. It rose to become number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and it spent six non-consecutive weeks stuck up there which led to him selling over two million copies. It went on to reach the mainstream's top for pop radio chart as well as the top 10 on the UK pop singles chart. The video was co-directed by Chris Brown and went on to win the MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video.
8. Don't Wake Me Up
A 2012 banger makes it to the best songs by the celebrated artist. The tune became a major pop hit getting to the top 10 on the US pop chart and going on to become number 2 on the UK pop singles chart. It also went on to feature among the top 10 on both mainstream pop and dance radio. This may have been one of his very few songs that did not make it to the R&B chart.
9. Kiss Kiss
This 2009 banger features T-pain who also comes through as the featured artist. The blend of R&B and hip hop shot to the top of the pop and R&B charts. Its distinctive bounce sound made the arrangement to earn a Grammy Award nomination for the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration. The tune peaked at number 1 on both the Billboard Hot 100 as well as the R&B songs chart.
This Euro-dance tune feels and utilizes auto-tune effects. This result to making it a number 2 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. At the time, a video using "Forever" as the song for a wedding march was uploaded to YouTube receiving over 1.5 million views in its first week. This made the track even more popular making it the rare Chris Brown's release to rise into the top 40 at adult pop radio.
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11. Wet the bed
A perfect sensual track featuring Ludacris. This is an excellent choice of tune for when you want to get down with your person. It sets the mood just right. It may be from 2011 but is still and excellent tune.
12. No Bull Shit
The fact that it is from 2010 makes it safe to rank it as a classic. The jam will send the right vibes your way. It is soft and one that speaks directly to your heart and soul.
13. Sweet love
This 2012 is sexy as sh*it. In case you are looking for a great mood and romantic set up. If the audio does nothing for you, then the video will get the message home.
14. Lost in Ya Love
If you want excellent love music then this would be a great one. Chris never disappoints when he decides to put his all in a track, which is always. The lyrics will speak to you and it is not surprising if your emotions are triggered.
15. Make Love
The best dedication to your lover as it communicates your message straight to the point. The slow jam from 2015 will work any time.
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16. Back to Sleep
Also from 2015, and part of the Royalty album, this tune is excellent and a fine smooth R&B jam. With 95 million views, it is easy to see why he continues to be the king here.
No matter what he sings about, it just comes right. The video makes the track even more interesting. Liquor is from 2015 and is part of the Royalty album.
18. Take you Down
Even as far back as 2009, Chris has been doing his thing perfectly. If you think you have heard the best of him then listen to this slow jam that will make you miss your lover.
19. Say Goodbye
Goodbyes are the hardest and Chris knows this too well. He acknowledges that there will never be a right time to say goodbye. This jam will make it easy for you when words fail you.
20. Love More
The 2013 track may be considered old-school but it's one of the greatest hits by Chris Brown. If you do not want a slow jam but want to keep the message of love, then this is the right tune. If you love Nicki Minaj then you will be pleased that she was featured.
Chris Brown 2019
The following are some of Chris Brown's latest songs. It also includes Chris Brown songs 2018 that you must listen to.
This one was released on 4th January 2019 and is already doing really well with over 57 million views on YouTube. It is a tune that continues to prove Chris Brown's prowess and talent in the industry. He is still the musical genius he was even in his early years.
22. To my bed 2018
This jam was released in June 2018. The choreography of the music is a display of raw talent, an element that every Chris Brown lover agrees with.
Dropped in 2nd March 2019, this jam is addictive and he amazing video seems to keep up with his futuristic theme. You will love it just as many already have.
24. Hope you do 2018
Released on 6th June 2018, this smooth jam will get you. If you thought he lost his groove then you should think again. This hit proves that indeed he still is the king of R&B and dance. So much talent!
25. Back to love
Released in April 2019, the tune already has over 15 million views on YouTube which is not surprising. The video features a few African kids dancing to the tune which makes it even cuter. He gives his fans a taste of the old Chris they all knew. This classic R&B vibes will remind you of why you fell in love with his music in the first place.
Chris Brown 2017 songs
2017 was also a year where Chris released some banging tunes that are worth checking out. Here are a few examples for you to check out.
26. Heartbreak on the moon
As if he has not sung on practically every topic, Heartbreak is an excellent jam that was released in 2017. Put it on replay for those days that you feel heartbroken.
27. Hurt the same
This jam explains what most people experience in a relationship. The hurt is the same no matter how it comes. The banger is also from the 2017 Heartbreak on the Moon album.
28. Tell me what to do
This deep song can only be understood by those that feel it. The excellent performance and delivery make it worthwhile and you can be glad that you did.
The moment this tune dropped, everyone that listened to it agreed that it is fire. The tune is lit by all standards. The beats and lyrics confirm that a king cannot be anything less than glorious.
A 2017 banger that keeps trending even today. Everyone agrees that his dancing will never get old.
Listening to any of the above Chris Brown songs is the easiest way to know what caliber of artist he is. He is an excellent artist, performer, and dancer all in one package. In fact, many think of him as the greatest R&B artist alive today.
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