Jamie Foxx received the Pinnacle Award during the 23rd annual Trumpet Awards on Saturday (January 24) in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Annual Trumpet Awards was created to celebrate and honor African American achievers and those who support the African American experience. The Awards honor accomplishments in diverse fields including law, medicine, business, politics, the Arts, civil rights, sports, entrepreneurship, entertainment and other careers.
The event will be aired on Saturday, February 21 on TV One.
Jamie Foxx will receive a 2015 Texas Medal of Arts Awards from the Texas Cultural Trust.
The awards are handed out every two years. This was the eighth set of honors, recognizing Texans who have made powerful contributions to the arts industry. Jamie will be honored alongside other talented Texans, including T Bone Burnett (music) and Chandra Wilson (television) on Feb. 25 at the Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin.
To learn more about the Texas Medal of Arts Awards, click here.
Jamie was spotted arriving at Mr.Chow in Beverly Hills, CA on Tuesday night.
Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx appeared on The Graham Norton Show on December 19 to promote their new movie, Annie. They were also joined on the sofa by Usher and EastEnders actor Danny Dyer. During the show, they were asked to try and say a few common East End expressions.
The interview begins around 28 minutes into the show.
Jamie Foxx plays an updated Daddy Warbucks in the new “Annie” — but admits he didn’t have to act very paternal on set with young co-star Quvenzhané Wallis.
“I don’t see you as 10 or 11,” he tells Wallis, who stars as orphan Annie in the film out Friday. “When she’s on set, people are throwing lines at her, ‘Do this,’ ‘Do that,’ and she’s regurgitating it back like a grownup… I wouldn’t know how to be 10, 11 sitting here.”
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Jamie Foxx recently sat down to talk with Kelly and Michael about Christmas and the new musical Annie.
ET caught up with Quvenzhané Wallis soon after she learned of her nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy. Her Annie co-star Jamie Foxx even stopped by to congratulate her!
“She is so great at what she does you forget she’s only been here 11 years,” Jamie gushed to ET. “For people to look at the art and award you, not with a pat on the back or a good critique, you get nominated for a Golden Globe. How many celebrities, actors and actresses, have gone through Hollywood and never gotten that opportunity?… It’s mind blowing. And for any kid out there — no matter what race — this is just inspiring,” Jamie said.
Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhané Wallis chatted with former 106 & Park hosts Julissa Bermudez and Big Tigger during an appearance on the BET show on Thursday. Watch the interview after the cut!
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