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Jamie Foxx

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Jamie Foxx leveraged his major credentials as a star on television (In Living Color, The Jamie Foxx Show) and on the big screen (Any Given Sunday, Collateral, Ray, Django Unchained) into million-selling, Grammy-winning status as a contemporary R&B singer and songwriter. Born Eric Morlon Bishop, Jr., Foxx simultaneously developed his comedic, acting, and musical skills while growing up in Terrell, Texas. He played piano and led choir in his Baptist church, and went on to study composition and classical music while attending college in San Diego, California. In July 1994, after he established himself as an actor, Foxx released his debut album, Peep This, on the 20th Century label. Despite a low profile and minimal radio presence, the album scaled up to number 12 on Billboard's R&B chart. Until the release of Twista's Kanye West-produced "Slow Jamz" single in late 2003, it seemed as if Foxx's music making was merely a one-off -- something to get out of his system. The humorous song topped the Billboard Hot 100 and reignited Foxx's affair with the music industry. It also helped set the stage for his second album, released through J Records in December 2005, after he picked up an Academy Award for his lead role in Ray. Upon release, Unpredictable duked it out for the number one position on the Billboard 200 with Mary J. Blige's The Breakthrough. His album, featuring collaborations with Timbaland and Babyface, among many others, reached number one and eventually went platinum. The title track, as well as "DJ Play a Love Song," were Top 10 R&B hits. As time allowed -- every few years -- the actor returned to music. Intuition, released in December 2008, was another highly collaborative set that included productions from Timbaland, Just Blaze, "Tricky" Stewart, and the-Dream. "Just Like Me" and "She Got Her Own" went Top 10 R&B, but third single, "Blame It," featuring T-Pain, eclipsed them, reached the top, and eventually won a Grammy for Best R&B Performance. Though the Drake collaboration "Fall for Your Top" became Foxx's second number one R&B single in February 2011, Best Night of My Life -- released the previous December after a transfer to RCA -- didn't fare nearly as well as the two previous full-lengths. Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses, Foxx's fifth album, arrived in May 2015 with guest appearances from Chris Brown, Wale, Pharrell Williams, and Fabolous. ~ Andy Kellman
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Top Tracks

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    Popularity
  2.   Blame It
  3.   Winner featuring Justin Timberlake
  4.   Unpredictable
  5.   Fall For Your Type by Drake
  6.   You Changed Me
  7.   Just Like Me
  8.   Digital Girl Remix featuring Drake
  9.   Can I Take U Home
  10.   DJ Play a Love Song
  11.   Winner
  12.   Living Better Now
  13.   Number One by Lil Wayne
  14.   Best Night of My Life
  15.   Love Changes
  16.   Extravaganza
  17.   Digital Girl by The Dream
  18.   Tease by Pharell
  19.   Party Ain't A Party by 2 Chainz
  20.   Fly Love
  21.   She Got Her Own by Ne-Yo
  22.   Storm (Forecass)
  23.   Freak'in Me by Marsha Ambrosius
  24.   Weekend Lover
  25.   Get This Money
  26.   Jumping Out the Window
  27.   Freak
  28.   Any Given Sunday Outro
  29.   Like A Drum by Wale
  30.   Gorgeous
  31.   Slow
  32.   Do What It Do
  33.   Warm Bed
  34.   Rejoice
  35.   Knocked Nekked (From the Waist Down) by Dolemite
  36.   Text Message
  37.   A Dozen Roses, Pt. 1
  38.   Baby's in Love
  39.   Yep Dat's Me
  40.   This Will Be (Intro)
  41.   Sleeping Pill
  42.   Let Me Get You on Your Toes
  43.   All Said and Done
  44.   15 Minutes
  45.   Rainman
  46.   Intuition Interlude
  47.   I Don't Need It
  48.   Just Like Me
  49.   Family featuring Anika Noni Rose
  50.   Wish U Were Here
  51.   Bed Springs
  52.   Like a Drum by Wale
  53.   Jamie Foxx
  54.   With You
  55.   Pretty Thing
  56.   Right Now
  57.   A Dozen Roses, Pt. 3
  58.   On the Dot
  59.   In Love By Now
  60.   A Dozen Roses, Pt. 2
  61.   Socialite
  62.   Vegas Confessions
  63.   Hollywood
  64.   Tease by Pharrell Williams
  65.   Another Dose
  66.   So Cold
  67.   Welcome
  68.   Ain't My Fault
  69.   Sex on the Beach
  70.   Hit It Like This
  71.   Speak French by Gucci Mane
  72.   Why
  73.   Overdose
  74.   Love Brings Change
  75.   I Don't Know
  76.   Skit
  77.   When I First Saw You
  78.   Heaven
  79.   U Still Got It (Interlude)
  80.   VIP
  81.   Three Letter Word
  82.   Experiment
  83.   Interlude
  84.   Blame It (feat. Busta Rhymes & Lil Wayne) Remix featuring Busta Rhymes
  85.   Creepin'
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