The album debuted at number one on the Billboard charts.In an issue of XXL, Ludacris was placed in the number nine spot for the most anticipated albums of 2006, for Release Therapy.Guest appearances include Playaz Circle, Chingy, Snoop Dogg, 8Ball & MJG, Lil' Flip, I-20, Lil Fate, and Shawnna. who claimed that "Stand Up" used a hook from one of their songs, but in June 2006, a jury found that the song did not violate copyrights.In the fall of 2003, Ludacris rebounded with his next single, "Stand Up", which appeared on both Chicken-n-Beer as well as the soundtrack for the teen hip hop/dance movie, You Got Served. "I hope the plaintiffs enjoyed their 15 minutes of fame," Ludacris said after the verdict.Neither of his new singles were as well received by either the urban or pop audiences as his previous songs had been, and both music videos received only limited airplay.
Christopher Brian Bridges was born in Champaign, Illinois, the only child of Roberta Shields and Wayne Brian Bridges.He took a more serious approach with his next two albums, Release Therapy (2006), and Theater of the Mind (2008).His next record, Battle of the Sexes, was released in 2010 and featured the tone of his previous albums. As an actor, he has appeared in films including Crash (2004), Gamer (2009), and New Year's Eve (2011).The follow-up single was the Austin Powers-inspired "Number One Spot".