Jamie Foxx

  1. Breyon Prescott Heads Urban A&R at Epic

    February 26, 2015 10:40 PM EST Music industry veteran Breyon Prescott has joined Epic Records as head of urban A&R. In addition to developing new and existing talent, Prescott will house his Chameleon Entertainment imprint at Epic. Prescott is among the executive producer ...

  2. Charlie Wilson's Career Celebrated At BET Awards As Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Rihanna Take Trophies

    July 01, 2013 12:02 AM EDT “The best of the best in Black entertainment. All Day. All Night. All In.” That’s what BET promised to deliver with its inaugural three-day music and lifestyle festival, the BET Experience. Staged in association with AEG at the latter’s L.A. Li ...

  3. MTV Movie Awards Bring Sales Bumps For Black Keys, fun., Martin Solveig, Wiz Khalifa

    June 14, 2012 7:05 AM EDT The hold-your-right-arm look: The Black Keys' Patrick Carney (left) and Dan Auerbach flank actor Johnny Depp at the MTV Movie Awards June 3, where the trio performed two Black Keys songs. (Photo Courtesy: MTV) The MTV Movie Awards on June 3 s ...

  4. Billboard Power 100: Debra Lee

    January 26, 2012 8:20 PM EST No. 94 Debra Lee Chairman/CEO BET Holdings Power, according to Debra Lee, "means being able to set your own destiny. And, in my instance, it means being able to navigate BET, Centric and our other platforms in the direction that's approp ...

  5. Billboard's Women In Music 2011: Debra Lee

    October 01, 2011 12:00 AM EDT No. 7 Debra Lee Chairman/CEO, BET Networks Website: Bet.com Twitter: @bet Under chairman/CEO Debra Lee, BET Networks continues to make ratings strides, as evidenced by the success of two cornerstone programs: its annual BET Awards and "The Ga ...

  6. Keyshia Cole, Jamie Foxx, Keri Hilson Gunning For Top Ten On Next Week's Charts

    December 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST We're heading into the home stretch of 2010 this week as the final big new album releases of the year reached retail on Tuesday (Dec. 21st). None of them, however, are aiming for the No. 1 position on the Billboard 200 next week. It would see ...

  7. How Jamie Foxx's 16-Year-Old Daughter's Pointed Criticism Saved His Music Career

    December 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Call her the guardian angel for Jamie Foxx's music career. The Oscar and Grammy winner said Tuesday his 16-year-old daughter, Corinne, gave him the best advice when he began recording music. "When I first started I was doing this little ...

  8. Web Trends: Kanye West, Kid Cudi, Lil Wayne and more

    October 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4 p.m.): 13. Kanye West album cover Controversy has started over Kanye's album cover for his new album. His record label, Def Jam, has asked him not to use the picture of an angel having sex with a bear man because they w ...

  9. Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj Early BET Award Winners

    June 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West got Sunday's BET Awards off to a musical start, opening the show from atop a volcano on stage. In his first TV appearance since dissing Taylor Swift at last year's MTV Video Music Awards, West stood in a beam of light as he pe ...

  10. Jay-Z Leads Nominees At Music-filled BET Awards

    June 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z and Justin Bieber. Kanye West and T.I. John Legend and Prince. Hosted by Queen Latifah, Sunday night's BET Awards promise to be a star-studded affair, and organizers say it will be packed with more performances than in previous years. W ...

  11. Michael Buble Dominates Juno Awards

    April 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Michael Bublé took home three Juno Awards during a televised show from St. John's, Newfoundland, adding to the single award he received on the untelevised portion of the awards. Bublé took home album of the year for "Crazy Love," as ...

  12. Ray Charles Musical Set For Broadway In November

    March 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST A musical celebrating Ray Charles is headed for Broadway this fall. "Unchain My Heart" will open Nov. 7 with preview performances beginning Oct. 8. Producer Stuart Benjamin said the show would feature a book by Suzan-Lori Parks and direc ...

  13. Jay-Z, Maxwell Lead NAACP Music Nominations

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Tied at five nominations, Jay-Z and Maxwell head the list of music nominees for the 41st annual NAACP Image Awards. The nominations were announced today during a press conference at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Jay-Z and Maxwell's f ...

  14. Family Members Turn Out For BET Jackson Tribute

    June 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Top black performers paid high tribute to fallen pop star Michael Jackson at Sunday's BET Awards where his sister Janet Jackson and father Joe Jackson made their first public appearances since the singer's death. The show's most mov ...

  15. BET Announces BET Awards Nominees

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT BET announced yesterday (May 12) the host, nominees, performers and honorees for the 2009 BET awards during the taping of the network’s music video countdown show “106 & Park.” Hosted by actor/singer Jamie Foxx, the event will be held in Los A ...

  16. Goldfish Earns Eight SA Music Awards Nominations

    March 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Cape Town electronica act Goldfish is the leading nominee in this year's South African Music Awards. The duo scored a record-breaking eight nominations for the May 1 and 2 event at the Sun City entertainment complex in South Africa's Nor ...

  17. Coldplay, Radiohead, Duffy Among Early Grammy Winners

    February 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Brits won big in the pop categories during the 51st annual Grammy Awards pre-telecast tonight (Feb. 8), with Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" winning for best pop performance by a duo or group with vocals and Radiohead's "In Rain ...

  18. Cyrus, Swift Teaming Up At Grammys

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Teen superstars Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift will perform together at the 51st Grammy Awards on Sunday (Feb. 8) in Los Angeles. Also new to the lineup are Estelle and Kanye West, Adele, Chris Brown, Sugarland and a Four Tops tribute featuring surv ...

  19. Taylor Swift Still In Control Of Billboard 200

    January 07, 2009 12:00 AM EST Taylor Swift notches her fifth non-consecutive week atop The Billboard 200 with "Fearless" (Big Machine), which moved 90,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's a 66% sales slide from the previous wee ...

  20. Taylor Swift Fends Off Keyshia Cole And Jamie Foxx At No. 1

    December 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Taylor Swift's "Fearless" wins out on the Billboard 200 over new albums from Keyshia Cole and Jamie Foxx as the young country singer's set moves 330,000 . . . Cole's "A Different Me" and Foxx's "Intuiti ...

  21. Beyonce Back In Control Of Hot 100

    December 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST Beyonce assumes control again of the Billboard Hot 100 with "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," trading places 2-1 for a second time in recent weeks with T.I.'s "Live Your Life" featuring Rihanna. "Ladies" is als ...

  22. Chris Brown Wins Big At American Music Awards

    November 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST R&B singer Chris Brown swept the American Music Awards on Sunday, winning three prizes including artist of the year. The 19-year-old star, famed for his on-stage athleticism, overshadowed Alicia Keys, who led the field with five nominations, a ...

  23. Weakerthans Win Big At Western Canadian Music Awards

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Winnipeg's The Weakerthans were the big winners when the Western Canadian Music Awards were handed out Monday night in Edmonton. The literate rockers, who have been touring to support their "Reunion Tour" album, took home awards for ...

  24. Estelle, Leona Lewis Triumph At MOBOs

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Estelle and Leona Lewis won two awards each at the 13th annual MOBO Awards in London. The awards recognize music of black origin. Estelle was one of the stars of the night, impressing the audience on stage at Wembley Arena with a medley of tunes b ...

  25. Kanye West Salutes Obama At DNC Party

    August 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West's regret on the day Barack Obama was nominated for president: That his mother, Donda, hadn't lived to experience it. "It's an incredible time to be around. I wish my momma could have seen this day," the 31-year- ...

  26. Mobos Moves To Wembley

    August 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards is moving to the Live Nation-managed Wembley Arena for its Oct. 15 2008 ceremony, after being staged at London's O2 Arena last year. The awards were launched in 1996 and last year's winners include ...

  27. Winehouse, Glastonbury Gain Vodafone Noms

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Two of last year's winners of the U.K.'s Vodafone Live Music Awards are back for another tilt at the honors this year. The list of nominees includes tabloid favorite Amy Winehouse, who won last year's best live female award and is n ...

  28. Miley Cyrus To Host 'Teen Choice' Awards

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Miley Cyrus will host Fox's "Teen Choice 2008" awards show on Fox, which will air in primetime on August 4. Among the musicians up for honors are Chris Brown, with nine nominations and Justin Timberlake with three. (Timberlake is th ...

  29. Golden Globes Go 'Wild' For Vedder

    January 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST It was a wild night at the Golden Globes--and not just due to the haphazard stripped-down format resulting from the strike by the Writer's Guild of America. Eddie Vedder won a Globe for Best Original Song for "Guaranteed" from the & ...

  30. Daughtry Wins Big At American Music Awards

    November 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Chris Daughtry may not have won "American Idol,'' but his band, Daughtry, earned enough high honors at the American Music Awards on Sunday to share the spotlight with a more established artist, Justin Timberlake. Daughtry won the br ...

  31. Hudson, Beyonce Top BET Winners

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Dream Girls" co-stars Beyoncé and Jennifer Hudson reigned as top winners at the 2007 BET Awards with two awards apiece. The awards were handed out last evening at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Leading the pack with six nominatio ...

  32. Arctic Monkeys Snatch Two NME Trophies

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Arctic Monkeys cemented their status as Britain's hottest young band at the NME Awards tonight, where they won two categories. In a ceremony at London's Hammersmith Palais, the rockers won best album for their debut "Whatever Pe ...

  33. Dixie Chicks Soar, Blige, Chili Peppers Win Big At Grammys

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, Mary J. Blige played comeback queen and the Red Hot Chili Peppers reasserted their rock dominance at the 49th Grammy Awards, held last night (Feb. 11) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Chicks ...

  34. Bug Forms Venture With 'Dreamgirls' Foxx

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music publisher Bug Music and Jamie Foxx, the Academy Award-winning actor and Grammy-nominated recording artist, have formed a new venture. It aims to capitalize on Foxx King Entertainment's unique and creative abilities in film, TV, music an ...

  35. 2006 Billboard Music Awards Preview

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST The past 12 months have been particularly good for one Canadian rock band, three Nashville upstarts, a once-imprisoned Southern rapper and an R&B diva in the throes of a major comeback. Now, Nickelback, Rascal Flatts, T.I. and Mary J. Blige ar ...

  36. Black Eyed Peas Win Big At AMAs

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas took home three awards tonight (Nov. 21) at the 2006 American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. The Black Eyed Peas took home three awards tonight (Nov. 21) at the 2006 America ...

  37. MOBO Awards Honor Beyonce, Rae, Akala

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R&B star Beyonce was the top winner at this year's MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards, winning three trophies at tonight's (Sept. 20) ceremony at London's Royal Albert Hall. R&B star Beyonce was the top winner at this y ...

  38. Mariah, Chilis, Peas, Nickelback Top AMA Noms

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Awards show to air live Nov. 21. With three nominations each, Mariah Carey, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Black Eyed Peas and Nickelback lead the field for the 2006 American Music Awards, to be broadcast live by ABC on Nov. 21 from Los Angeles� ...

  39. Blige, Brown, West, Foxx Lead BET Winners

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event held last night (June 27). Mary J. Blige, Chris Brown and "Gold Digger" duo Kanye West and Jamie Foxx shared double wins at the 2006 BET Awards last night (June 27). Picking up respective statuettes as best female R&B artist an ...

  40. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Finalists Revealed

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jamie Foxx tops the list of finalists for this year's Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. Foxx, who took home an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ray Charles, is a contender in eight categories includ Jamie Foxx tops the list of finalists ...

  41. Keys Unlocks NAACP Image Awards Hat Trick

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST With three trophies, Alicia Keys was the top music winner at the 37th annual NAACP Image Awards, held Feb. 27 in L.A. The singer/songwriter took home awards for outstanding female artist plus outstand With three trophies, Alicia Keys was the top m ...

  42. U2 Tops Mariah Carey, Kanye West With Five Grammy Wins

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2 cruised by leading contenders Mariah Carey and Kanye West to win five awards at the 48th annual Grammy Awards, held tonight (Feb. 8) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The band surprised many by U2 cruised by leading contenders Mariah Carey ...

  43. Jamie Foxx Back On Top

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST The game of musical chairs continues on The Billboard 200 with Mary J. Blige's "The Breakthrough" and Jamie Foxx's "Unpredictable" flip-flopping again. With sales of just over 97,200 copies in the Uni The game of musi ...

  44. Blige's 'Breakthrough' Returns To No. 1

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST After sitting behind Jamie Foxx's "Unbreakable" at No. 2 for two weeks in a row, Mary J. Blige's "The Breakthrough" returns to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 this week. The Matriarch/Geffen release debute After sitting be ...

  45. Foxx Holds Off Blige

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST For a second week in a row, Jamie Foxx's "Unpredictable" tops The Billboard 200. The J Records release sold 131,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Soundscan. Despite a 34% slip in s For a second week in a row, Jam ...

  46. Foxx Overtakes Blige On Album Chart

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST After debuting a week ago at No. 2, Jamie Foxx's "Unpredictable" rises to the top of The Billboard 200. The J Records set makes the upward move despite a 67% slip to sales of 200,000 copies in the Uni After debuting a week ago at No ...

  47. Foxx Takes Best Actor Oscar For 'Ray'

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jamie Foxx was crowned best actor at the 77th Academy Awards last night (Feb. 27) in Los Angeles for his portrayal of late music legend Ray Charles in the hit film "Ray." Jamie Foxx was crowned best actor at the 77th Academy Awards last ...

  48. 'Ray' Nabs Oscar Noms

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST "Ray" and its star Jamie Foxx were among those honored today (Jan. 25) with nominations for the 77th annual Academy Awards. "Ray" and its star Jamie Foxx were among those honored today (Jan. 25) with nominations for the 77th an ...

  49. Jagger, Stewart, Shore Take Home Musical Globes

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart and Howard Shore won in the musical categories at the 62nd annual Golden Globes awards, held Sunday (Jan. 16) at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., and broadcast li Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart and Howard Shore won ...

  50. J Records Inks Jamie Foxx

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Actor/singer Jamie Foxx has signed a deal with J Records. His first album for the record label is due in 2005. The music on the album is expected to be contemporary R&B. Actor/singer Jamie Foxx has signed a deal with J Records. His first a ...

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