Jamie Foxx dishes on celebrity surprises on 'Beat Shazam'

Foxx tells "GMA" how stars like Snoop Dogg and Terrence Howard surprised him on his new TV game show.
5:25 | 05/24/17

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We are here with the one and only Jamie Foxx. It's a modern name the tune where contestants try to beat the popular music app shazam for a chance to win a million dollars. He's already laughing. What's up, baby ask. How you doing? Last night was great. Haven't seen you -- so beautiful. Good to see you. So beautiful. Love the show. We were at the 92nd street "Y" last night. You kept me on my toes and keep everybody on their toes but the firsepisode of "Beat shazam." Somebody surprised you. Wow, Terrence Howard. What? Terrence Howard showed up. What's going on with you, man. So I was actually doing an impersonation of Terrence Howard on the show and Terrence Howard actually comes out and that was one of the surprises and the wrinkles we put on the show. I want to have some of my friends come by. Terrence Howard came by and the show is, you know, people are identifying the hit songs and if they could beat shazam like six in a row they get a million dollars. Terrence Howard had his song list and had to identify song -- his songs, which was a mislead because you wouldly Lucious Lyon from "Empire." I thoument it would be hip-hop or something. He had "Devil went down to Georgia" and some other different song so it was really dope and it's been -- I told you, it's been a whirlwind. Word out some other special guests coming up. Somebody this guy knows pretty well. Oh. Snoop. Exactly. Snoop came out and as a matter of fact -- You said that like in a different -- go ahead. Snoop came out but I was doing a song on the piano and said it was a magic piano sometimes when I sing the song the artist pay come out. ??? Beautiful I just want you to know you're my favorite girl ??? and all of a sudden all the smoke started billowing out from the back of the stage then snoop walked out. What do you know. It wasn't that kind of smoke. It wasn't that kind of smoke but it was great, man. I cannot say enough about the contestants. We didn't anticipate this, first of all give a shoutout to mark Burnett, "Survivor," "The voice." To Jeff applove who made me executive producer and host but the contestants, we did not anticipate no contestant wanted to play to get money for themselves. One lady was like I'm trying -- my mom's house burned down. I want to get that and one of my friends doesn't have medical assistance. The common theme was student loans, people trying to win money for student loans. A guy and his father, his kid and this father is saying I want to pay my student loans off. They won a quarter of a million dollars. That will do it. And the far starts crying and say I can now take my babies and put them through college, his three little daughters and stuff so you're going to have some great moments. Great tunes. Great tunes. You know, you're the host of the show now. Running this thing. We'll put you -- we'll have a game with us right now. Our own pinny version. Of "Beat shazam." We'll play music and try to guess -- Did you have something to do with these songs? Did you choose these songs or anything -- I'm kind of confused. I don't know what -- We'll play together. We'll play together, all right. All right. Here we go. I don't know exactly. Well, here's hearing from the control room you're supposed to sing. Did you not know this? All right. Okay. So, oh, okay, here it is. ??? You used to call me on my -- Cell phone. What's the name of this tune. Bling. "Hotline bling." That was a combo. Come on. You get a cup of coffee. All right. How would I say this. ??? Just like an old sweet song -- "Georgia on my mind." Uh. Look at me. ??? She take my money ??? "Gold digger." Original "Gold digger." Kanye west, "Gold digger." ??? I ain't saying she a gold digger but she ain't messing with no -- . ??? Put your fingers to the moon ??? Bruno Mars "24 carat gold." You got to say the exact title. You don't give anybody a break. You have to say the exact title. We're giving away a million dollars. We ain't trying to give away all the money. We get anything? We got a bugatti key chain. Gloat blame it on the -- I just said it. Ehe.eh. Ho is the guy that sang that song. I don't know. Mr. Jamie Foxx, everybody. And Jamie, we'll let you tell everybody where to tune in to catch "Beat shazam." Listen, tomorrow on fox, 8:00 P.M., check it out. "Beat shazam." It's going to be an amazing show, a whole lot of fun and a whole lot of money being given out.

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