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His second album Exclusive (2007) spawned his second Hot 100 number one "Kiss Kiss", in addition to "With You" and "Forever". In 2007, he made his on-screen feature film debut in Stomp the Yard, and appeared as a guest on the television series The O. Other films Brown has appeared in include This Christmas (2007), Takers (2010), Think Like a Man (2012), and Battle of the Year (2013).The album was also certified double platinum by the RIAA. (2011) became his first to top the Billboard 200; it spawned the singles "Yeah 3x", "Look at Me Now", and "Beautiful People". In 2009, he received significant media attention after pleading guilty to felony assault of his then girlfriend, singer Rihanna; he was sentenced to five years of probation and six months of community service.He also made a guest appearance on Ludacris' single "What Them Girls Like" alongside Sean Garrett.The song peaked at number 17 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and number eight on the US Hot Rap Songs chart."Kiss Kiss", featuring and produced by T-Pain, was released as the album's second single.
Brown stated, "I picked Jive because they had the best success with younger artists in the pop market, [...] I knew I was going to capture my African American audience, but Jive had a lot of strength in the pop area as well as longevity in careers." After being signed to Jive Records in 2004, Brown began recording his self-titled debut studio album in February 2005.I want to be like how Prince, Michael and Stevie Wonder were.They can cross over to any genre of music." The album's lead single "I Can Transform Ya" was released on September 29, 2009.Shortly after ending his summer tour with Ne-Yo, Brown quickly began production for his second studio album, Exclusive, which was released in the United States on November 6, 2007.The album debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 294,000 copies in its first week, The album's lead single, "Wall to Wall", peaked at number 79 on US Billboard Hot 100 chart, and number 22 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
Having signed with Jive Records in 2004, Brown released his self-titled debut studio album the following year. earned Brown his first Grammy Award for Best R&B Album at the 54th Grammy Awards.