- Associated Press - Thursday, September 2, 2010

NEW YORK (AP) - Chris Brown is back to a familiar place _ the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts.

The 21-year-old’s latest song, the goodbye groove “Deuces,” hit the top spot of Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart this week.

Since Brown’s February 2009 altercation with then-girlfriend Rihanna, he has not had much success musically. He released his third album “Graffiti” in Dec. 2009 and it’s his lowest selling CD to date. Only two songs from the album hit the charts; the first single “I Can Transform Ya” peaked at No. 20 on the pop charts.

“Deuces” appears on Brown’s mixtape, “Fan of a Fan,” and it features rappers Tyga and Kevin McCall.


Brown also stars in the heist thriller “Takers,” which debuted on top of the box office last week.

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