Jamie Foxx is at the top of the list of finalists for this year’s Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. According to Billboard, Foxx is a contender in eight categories, including top R&B/hip-hop album and top R&B/hip-hop artist. Foxx’s collaborations with Kanye West on “Gold Digger” and Ludacris on “Unpredictable” garnered two mentions each. Both are in the running for top R&B/hip-hop song. “It’s an honor to be nominated for this R&B award. Billboard is a true testament to the fans and people out there and I truly appreciate all the love and support,” Foxx says. Also behind Foxx with seven nods each are Mariah Carey and Mary J. Blige. The awards ceremony will close Billboard’s seventh annual R&B/Hip-Hop Conference, to be held Sept. 6-8 in Atlanta at the Renaissance Waverly.