Chris Brown’s tenth album, Breezy (Deluxe), earned him a nomination for Finest R&B Album on the sixty fifth Grammy Awards.
This isn’t Brown’s first time on this class. His fourth album, F.A.M.E., was additionally nominated and received on the 54th Grammy Awards in 2012.
F.A.M.E. scored Brown’s first (and solely) Grammy win. The album, his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200, featured the smash singles “Look At Me Now,” “She Ain’t You” and “Moist the Mattress.”
However F.A.M.E. wouldn’t be the primary time Brown had considered one of his albums nominated for a Grammy. Brown’s self-titled 2005 debut album and 2009’s Graffiti scored him Finest Modern R&B Album nods.
Subsequent albums, 2012’s Fortune and 2014’s X, had been nominated for Finest City Modern Album, a class that has since been rebranded to Finest Progressive R&B Album.
Collectively, Brown has had 5 of his ten albums nominated for a Grammy within the R&B subject. He additionally gained an Album of the Yr nomination for his contribution to H.E.R.’s 2021 debut album, Again of My Thoughts.
It was his first time getting a nod in that class and his second total within the common subject behind his Finest New Artist consideration on the forty ninth Grammy Awards in 2007.
Shifting again to Brown’s final nod, which is his twenty first, it places him within the historical past books. He’s the primary male artist to have a deluxe model of a beforehand launched album nominated for Finest R&B Album.
He additionally shares this feat with Mary J. Blige, whose album Good Morning Attractive (Deluxe) earned a Finest R&B Album nod.
The usual version of Breezy was launched on June 24, 2022, by way of Brown’s imprint Chris Brown Leisure in partnership with RCA Data. The album was preceded by three singles, “Iffy,” “WE (Heat Embrace),” and “Name Me Each Day.”
The latter monitor, which options Wizkid, earned a gold certification from the Recording Trade Affiliation of America (RIAA) to acknowledge gross sales of greater than 500,000 equal models.
“Name Me Each Day” is the one tune from Breezy to obtain an RIAA award on the time of publication.
Breezy debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 and No. 2 on Billboard’s Prime R&B Albums chart.
Shortly after the unique album emerged, Brown reissued Breezy as a deluxe, which included 9 extra songs, together with two that featured appearances by Anderson .Paak (“Interior Peace“) and Davido (“No person Has To Know“).
Late in 2022, an ever bigger version of Breezy (Deluxe) was launched titled Breezy – It’s Giving Christmas.
It’s additionally value noting that Brown’s unique model of Breezy was featured on Rated R&B’s 30 Finest R&B Albums of 2022 listing.
Discover out who wins Finest R&B Album on the sixty fifth Grammy Awards, which broadcasts reside on Sunday, Feb. 5, on CBS. See the total listing of nominations right here.
Revisit Chris Brown’s Breezy (Deluxe) under.
Leave a Reply