Chris Brown was seen smiling as he began his community service in Virginia yesterday.
The 20-year-old R&B star must complete 180 days of labour for assaulting ex-girlfriend Rihanna.
Dressed in an orange vest, Brown was watched by fans and TV crews as he cleared weeds and other debris from a yard.
Chris Brown begins community service in Virginia.
The singer kept fans up-to-date on his community service via Twitter.
Yesterday morning Brown wrote: “On my way to community service,” before adding later: “CHECK OUT MY OUTFIT.”
Chris Brown taking his community service seriously yesterday
Last month, an LA Judge sentenced Brown to five years' probation for attacking Rihanna in Los Angeles in February.
As well as community service, the singer has also been ordered to attend domestic violence counselling.
Chris Brown and Rihanna