James Ingram

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James Edward Ingram (February 16, 1952 – January 29, 2019)[1][2] was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, actor and keyboardist. He won two Grammy Awards and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song two times. Ingram was born in Akron, Ohio.

He had two number-one singles on the Hot 100. The first was a duet with fellow R&B artist Patti Austin in 1982's "Baby, Come to Me" and "I Don't Have the Heart", which became his second number-one in 1990 was his only number-one as a solo artist.

He was also known for the song "Somewhere Out There" with fellow recording artist Linda Ronstadt for the animated movie An American Tail.

Ingram died on January 29, 2019, at age 66, from brain cancer, at his home in Los Angeles.[3]

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  1. "Music Makers James Ingram". The HistoryMakers. Archived from the original on May 11, 2013. Retrieved January 4, 2013.
  2. "James Ingram, Grammy-Winning R&B Singer, Dies at 66". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 29 January 2019.
  3. "James Ingram Dead At 66 From Brain Cancer". TMZ. January 29, 2019. Retrieved January 29, 2019.