YouTube Wedding Dance Revives Chris Brown’s Record Sales

Chris Brown is surging up the charts again, thanks to a small wedding in the Midwest.

The singer’s upbeat 2008 ballad ‘Forever’ was used, in lieu of more traditional themes, as the dancing entrance music for a Minnesota couple’s wedding service last month.

More than 10 million collective YouTube hits later, the couple, Jill Peterson and Kevin Heinz of St. Paul, are minor celebrities after multiple national TV appearances. And Forever was the sixth-top seller on the iTunes top 10, a very rare feat considering the song has been out for more than a year, and Brown’s bad press from the February altercation with Rihanna had many shoveling dirt on his once-promising career.

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