♪ ‘Cause I don’t have
the heart to hurt you ♪ (dramatic music) – The music industry is
experiencing a loss today as R&B singer James Ingram has died at 66. The singer collected two Grammy Awards and a pair of number one
Billboard Hot 100 hits, over his decades long career. The news was given by Ingram’s friend and creative partner Debbie Allen. She posted, “I have lost my dearest friend “and creative partner James
Ingram to the Celestial Choir. “He will aways 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 name.” Ingram charted nine hits on the Hot 100, including two number ones, Baby Come to Me with Patty Austin in 1983, and I Don’t Have the Heart in 1990. ♪ Baby come to me ♪ ♪ Let me put my arms around you ♪ – There are no details yet
about when or how Ingram died. For more on his incredible
career visit Billboard.com. For Billboard News, I’m Tetris Kelly.