Whether or not he's been thrusting on top of Rihanna is open for debate, but Chris Brown's career continues to thrust upward into the musical stratosphere.
Love him or hate him, there's no bigger name in R&B today.
Fittingly, he took the stage at the 2012 AMAs, an event whose nominees and performers were determined by popularity. Chris teamed up with Swizz Beatz and Ludacris.
Watch below and see what you think of the trio's "Everybody Birthday":