Grammy-winning R&B Star, James Ingram Dies Aged 66

Famous R&B singer, James Ingram has died at the age of sixty-six(66).

Ingram passed away on Tuesday, according to his friend and creative partner of years, Debbie Allen.

“I have lost my dearest friend and creative partner James Ingram to the Celestial Choir,” Allen paid tribute to Ingram on Twitter.

James Ingram

“He will always be cherished, loved and remembered for his genius, his love of family and his humanity. I am blessed to have been so close. We will forever speak his name.”


The cause of Ingram’s death is yet to be ascertained. He co-wrote Michael Jackson’s ”Pretty Young Things”, alongside Quincy Jones and has been nominated for Grammy’s 14 times, winning it on 2 occasions.

He played keyboard for Ray Charles in the past as part of the beautiful times of an illustrious career that saw him team up in great collaborations.





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