"Don't Judge Me" is a track from the American singer Chris Brown.
It was written by the artist along Mark Pellizzer, Adam Messinger and Nasri Atweh. The song was produced by The Messengers.
The background vocals were sang by Amber Streeter while Jaycen Joshua took care of the audio mixing. After being accidentally leaked on the Internet on June 26th, 2012, the single was officially released on August 14th, 2012.
It was part of Chris Brown's fifth album, "Fortune". The single version of the song has a length of 3:15 minutes while the album version had 4:00 minutes. The midtempo ballad has been compared to previous Michael Jackson works. The instrumentation is provided by drums while the singer "sings in his signature semi-high pitch".
"Don't Judge Me" received mixed feedback from the music critics whom named it
"an emotional track", "a lilting ballad", "undeniably emotional", "a bland, breathy ballad" and "a heartfelt ballad".
The music video for the song was filmed in August 2012 and released on September 27th, the same year via Vimeo. It featured Runa Lucienne and it was directed by Collin Tilley. Singersroom magazine described it as "art at its finest", Rap-Up as "emotional" and "cinematic", Billboard as "emotional visual". Brown was compared with Bruce Willis' character from "Armageddon", by The Huffington Post.
"Don't Judge Me" reached number 18 on the US Hot R&B/ Hip Hop Songs chart, number 7 on the UK R&B chart, and number two in Belgium. Also it was present on very important charts like US Billboard Hot 100, UK Singles Chart, US Rhythmic as well as in foreign markets such as Hungary, Australia, Germany, Austria, France and Belgium.
The single "Don't Judge Me" was released through RCA and it has been rumored that it may refer to the singer's ex-girlfriends Karrueche Trans and the Barbadian singer Rihanna.
The song is considered to be a highlight on the album "Fortune" in terms of production It was also the last single to be released from the album. An extended play was released in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and France on November 2nd, 2012. The artwork was released on July 28th, the same year. Later, on November 27th, 2012, a remixed extended play along with five more remixes, was released in the United States.
"Don't Judge Me" is one of the best songs from Chris Brown's "Fortune" and it became quite popular among the fans.
If you want to learn how to play this song on the piano, simply use the Don't Judge Me free piano sheet that we provide you.