James Ingram R&B star and Michael Jackson collaborator died age 66

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James Ingram R&B star and Michael Jackson collaborator died age 66
James Ingram R&B star and Michael Jackson collaborator died age 66

Grammy award winning R&B star James Ingram has died age 66. TMZ reported that he was battling brain cancer.

“I have lost my dearest friend and creative partner James Ingram to the Celestial Choir,” Debbie Allen tweeted. “He will always be cherished, loved and remembered for his genius, his love of family and his humanity.”

“There are no words to convey how much my ❤️ aches with the news of the passing of my baby brother, James Ingram.” Quincy Jones tweeted. “With that soulful, whisky sounding voice, James was simply magical. He was, & always will be, beyond compare. Rest In Peace my baby bro…You’ll be in my ❤️ forever”

James Ingram was nominated for 12 Grammys and won best R&B performance by a duo or group for his duet with Michael McDonald, Yah Mo Be There and R&B performance for 100 Ways.

James Ingram worked on Michael Jackson’s iconic Thriller track, ‘PYT (Pretty Young Thing)’ and sang on the Quincy Jones produced Africa charity single, ‘We Are The World’.

Rest in peace James Ingram. You and Micheal Jackson bring great music to the world.

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