Iconic R&B singer James Ingram (66) has succumbed to brain cancer.
The two-time Grammy-award winner, whose voice made him one of the defining
singers of R&B in the 1980s, will be remembered for soulful hits like
“Just Once” and “I Don’t Have The Heart”.
Ingram received two Academy Awards nominations for two years in a row; 1994
and 1995 in the best original song category for “The Day I Fall In Love” and
“Look What Love Has Done,” respectively.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Debbie Robinson, and their six
TRIBUTES TO JAMES INGRAM
Today I celebrate the life of James Ingram. His
unmistakable voice and songwriting genius set a standard of excellence for me…
James Ingram paved the way for me to sing love songs with
intent and authenticity.
: I have lost my dearest friend and creative
partner James Ingram to the Celestial Choir. 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
Ingram. That timeless duet with Linda Ronstadt, “Somewhere out there”,
will always stand out as one of the greatest love songs of all time. Thank you
for the music.