His second collaboration with Kanye West, "Gold Digger," in which Foxx sang the Ray Charles-influenced "I Got a Woman" hook, then went straight to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, remaining there for 10 weeks.
In 2005, Foxx featured on the single "Georgia" by Atlanta rappers Ludacris and Field Mob, which sampled Ray Charles' hit "Georgia on My Mind".
In 2005, Foxx was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Foxx became the fourth artist to have both won an Academy Award for an acting role and to have achieved a #1 album in the U.
A few months later in October 2009, he played a starring role alongside Gerard Butler in the thriller Law Abiding Citizen.