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Get ready for ... wait for it ... the Chrusher Tour.

That's our name for it, not theirs, but they're welcome to it for a small royalty. Have your peeps call our peeps, fellas, or contact us via Facebook or Twitter.

In any event, Usher and Chris Brown are apparently hitting the road together. Mutual producer Bryan-Michael Cox recorded a segment for Jermaine Dupri’s Living The Life Youtube show and made the announcement personally.

Does that sound like a tandem you'd pay to see?

Chris Brown and Usher will be touring together.

Usher has been enjoying a solid year with the hit song "OMG" and as the mentor of the cultural phenom that is Justin Bieber. Not a bad guy to be associated with.

As for his touring partner, we haven't heard much from Chris since his fake BET Awards tears a few months back. Hopefully he's doing well, whatever he's up to.

Follow the jump for the aforementioned tour announcement ...

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Chris Brown defenders are not gonna like this one bit.

The singer received a lot of attention, both good and bad, for his tearful tribute to MJ at the BET Awards Sunday. As he sang "Man in the Mirror," Chris broke down.

Chris Brown BALLING

The display of Brown channeling Michael Jackson and the lyrics hitting close to home united fans in support. Queen Latifah openly said Brown deserves forgiveness.

Yet an insider tells Us Weekly today that it was fake.

CROCODILE TEARS? The sincerity of Chris Brown's display is debatable.

Before he took the stage, a backstage source says one of Brown's bodyguards gave the singer tear-inducing eye drops: "He rubbed it in and he started crying."

Brown's rep denies it, telling Us that Brown simply "was moved by the opportunity to pay tribute to his idol." But the witness says Brown definitely used drops.

We may never know for sure, but it's not the biggest stretch in the world. Was Brown's tribute a blatant ploy for positive PR or a sincerely moving homage?

You tell us: Chris Brown's BET Awards performance was ...

 

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Queen Latifah is on Team Chris Brown.

The star's performance at the 10th Annual BET Awards Sunday, which she hosted, was "amazing, just amazing," she raves. "Not only was it a knockout performance, but his heartfelt emotion ... you can't plan that, you can't write that, it's just truth."

Fans have since argued what the truth actually is - specifically whether Brown's Michael Jackson tribute on stage was genuine or a shameless attempt to exploit the late King of Pop's legacy for some badly-needed positive PR.

The Queen says it's time to forgive Chris.

Queen Latifah has Chris Brown's back.

"He is young guy, he made a big mistake and he needs to bounce back from that. And he needs an opportunity for a second chance," she says. "We can't condemn that kid. He's a kid and he needs to correct the mistake for the future, not live in the past."

"He needs to be forgiven. Enough already. We can't keep beating him up. She [Rihanna] is going to grow, he's going to grow and we have to allow them both to do that."

What do you think?

Is Latifah glossing over what happened or are people being too hard on Brown? Has the public scrutiny gone on too long, or is it just part of what Chris must bear?

Chris Brown's BET Awards performance was ...

 

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Just 24 hours before his emotional Michael Jackson tribute at the BET Awards, Chris Brown was searching deep within himself ... and the cleavage of Jenna Bentley.

At a Playboy Mansion party the previous night, Brown was apparently impressed with Bentley's assets, and according to an eyewitness, couldn't resist a squeeze.

The Kandyland party, which featured a special performance by Sean "Diddy" Combs in addition to naked babes, was held to raise money for the Karma Foundation.

Here's Chris with a little kandy of his own ...

Chris Brown, Jenna Bentley

Chris Brown has the golden ticket. [Photo: PacificCoastNewsOnline.com]

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Last night's BET Awards featured lots of big names - Kanye West, Usher, T.I. - but perhaps the most talked-about performance came from Chris Brown.

The embattled singer, who has kept a relatively low profile of late, provided an emotional tribute to the late Michael Jackson, breaking down in tears.

Chris was introduced by Michael's brother, Jermaine Jackson.

After a lengthy performance featuring the sickest Michael-inspired dance moves you'll ever see, Brown took the mic to sing "Man in the Mirror" and lost it.

Nearly six minutes into the elaborate MJ homage, his voice cracked, he couldn't sing, and at one point he crumpled to the stage in apparent agony.

MAN IN THE MIRROR: For Chris Brown, that Michael Jackson hit took on an entirely different meaning as he paid tribute to his idol on stage at the 2010 BET Awards.

Coupled with the one-year anniversary of Michael's death, the moving moment was made even more so by the song's lyrics and Chris' recent past.

The 21-year-old returned to the stage later to apologize to his fans: "I let you all down before, but I won't do it again. I promise you," Brown said.

Say what you will about the guy and what he's been through, the performance was actually pretty cool and showed how MJ's music influenced him.

Was that really what it was about, though? Or was it about exploiting Michael's memory for some much-needed positive PR, as some fans have said?

Here's Chris Brown channeling Michael Jackson ...

Chris Brown's BET Awards performance was:

 

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Chris Brown may have been denied entry by the U.K. because of last year's Rihanna incident, but he managed to put his extra time here in the U.S. to good use.

The singer has been busy rebuilding his image.

If he's trying to prove he's actually a good guy, this helps. Here's him handing $25,000 checks to the American Red Cross and the Central Virginia Food Bank:

Chris Brown made a pair of generous donations in the past week alone.

Brown Tweeted these photos personally, and some might say that he only gave to charity so he could publicize it and repair his image, but that's not entirely fair.

We'll use our own, frequent Angelina Jolie defense: No matter what his personal motivations for humanitarianism are, his money and time still goes a long way.

So, let us be the first to say: Good job Chris!

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UK officials announced that they have barred Chris Brown from entering Great Britain for a concert due to his vicious 2009 attack on his former girlfriend.

"Team Rihanna," Britain's Home Office said in a statement. Just kidding, they didn't say that, though it was basically the same sentiment they expressed.

"We reserve the right to refuse entry to the U.K. to anyone guilty of a serious criminal offence. Public safety is one of our primary concerns," the office said.

"Each application to enter the U.K. is considered on its individual merits."

Chris Brown was apparently found to be merit-free.

Chris Brown Six-Pack

"SORRY to all the fans in Europe!!! my tour is cancelled. Im pretty sure yall know. my entry was denied in your country. I love you. SORRY!!" Brown tweeted in a post subsequently deleted in favor of this official statement from his publicist:

"Due to issues surrounding his work visa, the Ireland and United Kingdom leg of Chris Brown's Keep Me Relevant Fan Appreciation Tour has been postponed."

"Chris looks forward to performing for his fans abroad in the near future and thanks them all for their continued support at this time."

Brown had been scheduled to perform in Glasgow, London and Manchester in the U.K., along with a stop in the Irish city of Cork. Not gonna happen.

The 21-year-old R&B star remains on trash detail as part of his five-year probationary sentence following his guilty plea in the Rihanna assault case.

Rihanna didn't have any visa woes for her UK tour dates this year. Just saying.

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Chris Brown turned 21 less than a month ago and wasted little time learning how to party - you could say that he's been falling over himself to hit the clubs.

So much so that he literally fell off the couch in a NYC club.

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“Chris was out at Greenhouse nightclub last night in New York City and got so wasted that he fell off the couch,” a club insider said. “He had to be picked up.”

Chris was drinking Ace of Spades champagne mixed with Patron tequila and hung out with rappers Lil Jon and Gucci Mane, which you know means trouble.

Before making it to Greenhouse around 2 a.m., Chris and his crew were over at Perfection strip club in Queens. “Girls were all over Chris,” a source said.

Girls were all over Chris. He was all over the floor. Literally.

“He wasn’t really too talkative and seemed pretty cocky and arrogant. He took off his shirt and danced in his tank top undershirt until the bar closed.”

Chris has received praise from the judge in his assault case for staying on top of his probation terms and completing 290 hours of hard labor to date.

Brown pummeled Rihanna absolutely senseless back in February 2009.

Last August, a probation order required Chris Brown to “abstain from all alcoholic beverages and from places where they are the chief item of sale.”

Lucky for Chris, the order has since been lifted and he is now 21.

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Chris Brown's “Deuces” has just dropped. As in the video from Chris, protégé Tyga and Kevin McCall. You might even say Chris Brown dropped a deuce on fans.

The newly-released song is from a collaborative mixtape, Fan of a Fan, which is both artists’ dedication back to the fans (it came out online this past week).

As for the meaning of the title? “‘Deuces,’ it’s about you getting rid of this girl. You try to make it work, but you gotta move on,” Tyga explained to MTV.

“So you basically put up one finger, then another and say, ‘Deuces.’"

Sweet. Whatever the hell that means. Peep it and vote below ...

What do you think of Chris Brown's "Deuces" video?

 

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A judge offered praise to Chris Brown this morning for adhering to the terms of the suspended sentence resulting from his brutal attack on Rihanna last year.

Basically, everything is going according to plan.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Patricia Schnegg said Brown is in good standing with the court and Chris continues to make progress in completing his community service and hard labor sentence, plus attending his domestic violence counseling.

In fact, the newly-minted 21-year-old has completed all but one of his required 52 anti-domestic-violence counseling sessions, and has served out 290 hours of hard labor, or roughly 36 of his required 180 days - in short, he's working hard.

Cleanin' Up Real Nice

Chris Brown cleans up well. [Photo: PacificCoastNewsOnline.com]

The judge also praised him for making progress on the community service portion of his sentence, continuing with the progress made as of the star's last hearing. 

Brown, who's due back in court August 26, is expected to complete all his hours by October. Chris has several years of less stringent probation coming after that.

Criticize him all you like for what he did, but no one can accuse him of getting off easy, or attempting to shirk his end of the deal he struck to avoid prison time.

Cough, Lindsay Lohan.

Chris Brown Biography

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Birthplace
Tappahannock, Virginia
Full Name
Christopher Maurice Brown
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