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James Ingram, Grammy-Winning & Chart-Topping R&B Singer, Dies at 66


R&B singer James Ingram , who collected two Grammy Awards and a pair of No.


1 Billboard Hot 100 hits over his decades-long career, has died at age 66.


The news was shared via Twitter by Ingram's friend and creative partner Debbie Allen on Tuesday (Jan. 29).


"I have lost my dearest friend and creative partner James Ingram to the Celestial Choir," Allen tweeted.


The singer collected two Grammys during his career: His song "One Hundred Ways" won best male R&B performance in 1981 and his duet with Michael McDonald on "Yah Mo B There" won best R&B performance by a duo or group with vocals in 1984.


(Pretty Young Thing)," from the Thriller album, as well as songs recorded by Pointer Sisters, George Benson, Ray Charles, Shalamar and others.






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