Jamie Foxx Makes History With Hit Single ‘Blame It!’


via HipHopPress

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ — J Records recording artist Jamie Foxx sets the all-time record for 12 consecutive weeks at #1 on the Urban Mainstream chart with his hit single “Blame It” (TLC’s “No Scrubs” was #1 for 11 weeks in 1999)! This unprecedented feat is coupled with “Blame It” coming in at #1 on the Hot 100 Audience chart for a 4th week with an audience of 119.6 million. The single also maintains its Top 5 status this week landing at #3 on the Rhythmic chart (after a 5 week run at #1), and #5 on the Top 40 chart. Additionally, “Blame It” is currently #3 on Nielsen’s Ringscan chart as it crossed the million tone sales mark after peaking at #2 a few weeks ago. Foxx’s RIAA-certified Platinum album Intuition is currently #6 on the R&B Albums chart.

Officially announced yesterday during his surprise appearance on BET’s 106 & Park, Foxx will bring his unsurpassed talent as an all-around entertainer when he hosts and performs on the 9th annual BET Awards on June 28th at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium. Jamie also garnered three BET Awards nominations for “Best Male R&B Artist,” “Best Collaboration” with T-Pain for “Blame It,” and “Video of the Year” for the star-studded “Blame It” featuring Ron Howard, Forest Whitaker, Jake Gyllenhaal, Samuel L. Jackson, T-Pain and more. Prior to the BET Awards, Foxx will perform his hit single on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on May 18th and several songs from Intuition on Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series on June 19th.

Intuition, Foxx’s third studio album was released December 16, 2008 and debuted at #3 on the Billboard’s Top 200 and #2 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, with sales of 265,000 copies in its first week. Since its release, Intuition has been a Top 10 staple on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, peaking at #1 three times. Last month, Foxx appeared on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with 3 singles simultaneously within the Top 10: “Blame It,” “She Got Her Own,” and “Just Like Me;” at #1, #2 and #8, respectively.

With his continuous chart-topping success in music, his widely popular The Foxxhole radio show on Sirius XM, creator and co-executive producer of one of MTV’s highest-rated reality shows, From G’s to Gents, and co-starring role alongside Robert Downey, Jr. in the critically-acclaimed film The Soloist, Academy Award winner and Grammy-nominated artist Jamie Foxx is the undisputed “King of all Media.”

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