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James Ingram, R & B Legend, has Died at the Age of 66 from a Brain Cancer

James Ingram has died at the age of 66. The American legend of R & B has been battling for months against brain cancer.

His friend, actress and choreographer Debbie Allen, confirmed the sad news. James Ingram died at the age of 66 after a long battle with brain cancer in recent months. After beginning his career with the band Revelation Funk, the American singer became a star in the 1980s with his hit Ya Mo B There, released in 1983.

During his career, James Ingram reached the first place in Billboard rankings twice with Baby, Come to Me and I Do not Have the Heart. He has won two Grammy Awards and has been nominated twelve times in total. The star has written dozens of hits in collaboration with producer Quincy Jones. He wrote the song PYT (Pretty Young Thing) on ​​the album Thriller by Michael Jackson.

In 1985, James Ingram, like many stars of the American song, participated in the hit We Are the World, which helped to fight the famine in Ethiopia. The artist has also collaborated with legends like Ray Charles, Natalie Cole or Patti Austin with their hit Baby Come to Me.

The announcement of the disappearance of James Ingram greatly saddened one of his biggest French fans: the singer Lââm . On her Twitter account, she shared her sadness in a heart- rending cry:

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