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