One to Watch: Chris Brown Picks: This R&B crooner with small-town roots (Tappahannock, VA) reveals his current faves and influences. 1. Pony – Ginuwine 2. Only Sixteen – Sam Cooke 3. Thriller – Michael Jackson 4. Candy Rain – Soul For Real 5. Run It! – Chris Brown 6. Caught Up – Usher 7. Part-Time Lover – Stevie Wonder 8. Soul Survivor – Young Jeezy 9. Motivation – T.I. 10. Knuck If You Buck (with Lil Scrappy) – Crime Mob 11. Oh – Ciara 12. Trapped In The Closet (Chapter 1 of 5) – R. Kelly 13. A Change Is Gonna Come – Sam Cooke 14. Grind With Me – Pretty Ricky