Began singing with Roxbury schoolmates Michael Bivins and Ricky Bell, which later developed into "New Edition"
Discovered by producer Maurice Starr who signed them to his label and co-authored their debut hit, "Candy Girl," which helped get New Edition a deal with MCA
Left New Edition to become a solo artist
Released debut solo album, <i>King of Stage</i>
Released second album, <i>Don't Be Cruel</i>, which sold 7 million copies, producing the smash single "My Prerogative"
Provide the theme song for "Ghostbusters II," the smash hit "On Our Own"; also had a cameo in the film
Released an album of remixes <i>Dance! ... Ya Know It!</i>, which went platinum
Third solo album <i>Bobby</i> was released to moderate success
Briefly reunited with New Edition whose comeback album, <i>Home Again</i> entered the charts at number one
Cast in "A Thin Line Between Love and Hate," a comedy written, directed and starring Martin Lawrence
Released fourth solo album, <i>Forever</i>, a commercial disappointment which failed to break the Top 50
Released his <i>Greatest Hits</i> album
Had a small role in the comedy "Two Can Play That Game," starring Vivica A. Fox and Anthony Anderson
Heard on Ja Rule's <i>The Last Temptation</i>, on the track "Thug Lovin'"
Performed on VH1's "Divas Duets"
Starred in the reality television show "Being Bobby Brown," (Bravo) which featured Brown, Whitney Houston, and their extended family over the course of six months