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Chris Brown, Janelle Monae & Jamie Foxx Perform on ‘American Idol’ Finale


Chris Brown and Pitbull brought some “Fun” to Wednesday’s “American Idol” finale with an electrifying performance.

Looking sharp in a YSL suit, Breezy wowed with his slick choreography before a dapper Mr. 305 slid across the stage with a pack of sexy ladies. They made way for “Idol” contestant Qaasim Middleton, who busted out his own moves.

Breezy and Pit weren’t the only superstars on stage as Janelle Monae and a coterie of backup dancers encouraged everyone to “let your booty do that yoga,” before “Idol” contestant Adanna Duru struts up and immerses herself in the song, and the moment.

Rayvon Owens returned to the “Idol” stage with Jamie Foxx for a beautiful, piano-backed rendition of the multi-talented star’s new ballad “In Love By Now.”

Watch all three performances below!

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New Music: Jamie Foxx feat. Wale – Like A Drum

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Jamie Foxx is getting ready to give the world his anticipated new album Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses, due out May 18. Hot on the heels of his feel-good new single “Baby’s In Love” featuring Kid Ink, the multi-talented artist gives fans another taste of the album with the Wale-assisted “Like A Drum.”

Over a heavy-hitting, seductive track, Foxx gets x-rated with his lady as he lets her know all the dirty thoughts and plans he has played out in metaphor form.

“Girl I’m in the mood for some cake, it ain’t even my birthday / I’ma still put it in my face, ooh I just love that taste,” he sings on the bedroom banger.

Take a listen below and pre-order Foxx’s new album on iTunes now.

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Jamie Foxx Performs “Baby’s In Love” On Ellen, Talks National Anthem Performance


The countdown is on for Jamie Foxx‘s fifth studio album Hollywood, and the singer-actor is getting his good promo rounds in.

Hitting the stage on Ellen to perform his newest single, “Baby’s In Love” – which features Kid Ink – the famed singer stepped on stage to silence any previous questions of his vocal ability. Backed by a live band, the veteran crooner got the crowd jumpin’ in anticipation of the albums release.

In addition to the performance, Jamie also touched on his controversial rendition of the “Star Spangled Banner” at the May/Pac fight.

Check out his response and performance below:

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New Music: Jamie Foxx feat. Kid Ink – Baby’s In Love


Jamie Foxx is only 2 weeks away from the release of his anticipated new album Hollywood, and to kick off the week he premieres his second single, “Baby’s In Love” featuring Kid Ink.

After taking viewers to church with is unique rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” at the Mayweather/Pacquiao fight this past weekend, the multi-talented star returns to dance floors with the retro-inspired groove.

“Ooh baby’s in love / Baby’s on top, never gon’ stop to get what she want / Ooh baby’s in love / Baby don’t need anything more than just what I got,” he sings over feel-good synths.

Foxx’s upcoming album, Hollywood, hits stores on May 18 and was previously led by the Chris Brown assisted single, “You Changed Me.”

Take a listen to his new release below!

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Jamie Foxx Performs National Anthem At Mayweather/Pacquiao Fight


Singer-actor Jamie Foxx helped welcome in the making of history Saturday night as he opened up the Mayweather/Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas.

Stepping in the ring to provide his rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner,” the talented crooner decided to switch the notes up a little to better suit how he was feeling that evening. Delivering a soulful version for onlookers in the building and at home to enjoy or criticize, Jamie took it from the boxing ring to the church with his Baptist belting coos and “Hallelujah” praise at the end.

Jamie’s upcoming album, Hollywood, hits shelves May 18 and is led by the Chris Brown assisted single, “You Changed Me.”

Missed the original performance? Don’t worry, you can catch it below!

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Jamie Foxx Channels Prince, Babyface, Ray Charles & More for V-103 Performance


Jamie Foxx is making the radio rounds in promotion for his new album Hollywood, which is due out May 18.   Early Friday morning he teamed up with V-103 in Atlanta for a private live interview and impromptu acoustic performance at The W Hotel.

When morning show host Ryan Cameron brought out the piano the multi-talented star couldn’t resist touching the keys and running through some of his favorite singer impersonations including Prince, Babyface, Ray Charles and more, plus he sang some songs of his own including an acoustic version of “Blame It.”  Jamie also performed an extended preview of his new song “I’m Supposed To Be In Love.”

Watch his performance and interview below:

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Jamie Foxx Talks New Music, Chris Brown, Bruce Jenner Joke & More


If you haven’t already heard, Jamie Foxx is back with new music, and his prepping for the release of his first album in five years. The project, entitled Hollywood, is due out May 18, and has been led by the catchy single “You Changed Me” featuring Chris Brown.

While in NYC recently the multi-talented star stopped by Hot 97 for an interview with Nessa. With new music on the way, Foxx talked about his recording process these days, his 21-year-old daughter’s involvement, and advice he received from Timbaland. He also revealed that the new album title was inspired by a recent relationship, where he had a 103 fever yet his girlfriend still wanted to go to a movie premiere.

Jamie, who is close friends with Chris Brown, said that they have talked about some of Brown’s mistakes, and shared that he was impressed with the R&B star for bringing his new daughter with him to the Jimmy Kimmel Show.

“I know the Chris who comes around unannounced and dances around with my sister who has down syndrome for hours,” he said.

Foxx also revealed one of the biggest pieces of advice he has given the singer in the past.

“A lot of people want to see you crash and burn,” he said. “People lie to you Chris. People will tell you it’s all good and it ain’t all good. I’ll tell you it’s all bad and it’ll get good.”

As for his controversial joke about Bruce Jenner, he explained why he decided not to release a statement to apologize.

“I’m not going to release a statement because I do jokes,” he said. “And you can’t put comedians in the same bowl as CNN, FOX, you can’t do that. We do jokes. I didn’t see that joke as being any more relevant than the joke I did about Suge [Knight].”

Check out the interview below:

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Jamie Foxx Announces New Album ‘Hollywood,’ Performs “You Changed Me” with Chris Brown on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

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It’s been five years since Jamie Foxx‘s last album, but the multi-talented star is finally ready to give fans some new music.   After performing the song for the first time at the iHeartRadio Music Awards last month, Foxx and Chris Brown hit the outdoor stage at ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ to perform the tune on Thursday night.

In addition to his performance, Jamie sat down with Jimmy for a chat about the upcoming album, which doesn’t have a release date yet, but he assured fans that it is coming soon.  He also sang another one of the new songs a cappella for the audience, and as a comedic sketch to help open the show Jamie turned Tinder profiles into songs.

Check out his performance, album cover, and sketch below!

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