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10 greatest James Ingram hits to remember the R&B legend

January 30, 2019 at 03:00 pm | Entertainment

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Staff Writer

January 30, 2019 at 03:00 pm | Entertainment

James Ingram

Two-time Grammy-award winner, singer, producer and instrumentalist, James Ingram sadly passed away on Tuesday after suffering from brain cancer.

Born on February 16, 1952, Ingram lived in Ohio with his parents until he was 10 and moved in with his grandmother. He later relocated to Los Angeles, where he played in the Revelation Funk band. He played the piano for Ray Charles before becoming famous.

Ingram is known as an accomplished musician, winning two Grammy Awards and collaborating with Ray Charles, Quincy Jones, Anita Baker, and Michael McDonald. He also wrote for Michael Jackson.

Ingram was also nominated for two Oscars for Best Original Song in 1994 and in 1995 for songs from Beethoven’s 2nd and Junior respectively.

To celebrate his legacy, Face2Face Africa shares with you 10 of his greatest hits.

Scroll through to take a look at them in no particular order:

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