During a recent progress report, Chris Brown was denied his request to a Los Angeles court judge to lift the restraining order against former girlfriend Rihanna. Sources say the singer, who was arrested for brutally beating Rihanna in February of 2009, was seeking to have the order removed because it reportedly prevented him from attending award shows, parties, and public events. Chris Brown and legal staff are presently waiting Rihanna's attorneys to modify the order from "stay away" to "do not annoy." Despite three Grammy Award nominations, Chris Brown is not expected to attend next month's premiere event.

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