James Ingram

1952 - 2019

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James Edward Ingram (February 16, 1952 – January 29, 2019) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and instrumentalist. He was a two-time Grammy Award-winner and a two-time Academy Award nominee for Best Original Song. After beginning his career in 1973, Ingram charted eight Top 40 hits on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart from the early 1980s until the early 1990s, as well as thirteen top 40 hits on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Ingram has received more than 2,292,101 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). James Ingram is the 750th most popular musician (up from 834th in 2019), the 3,846th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,031st in 2019) and the 260th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, James Ingram ranks 750 out of 2,675Before him are Paul Chambers, Holger Czukay, Stephen Heller, Peter Cetera, Corey Taylor, and Aníbal Troilo. After him are Billie Joe Armstrong, Francisco Canaro, Gene Autry, Bernhard Romberg, Aarre Merikanto, and Conny Plank.

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Among people born in 1952, James Ingram ranks 163Before him are Stewart Copeland, Jack W. Szostak, Alexander Ankvab, Ricardo Martinelli, Salam Fayyad, and Herb Ritts. After him are Petar Stoyanov, Jeff Fahey, Kaija Saariaho, Mustafa Abdul Jalil, Jacques Santini, and Hulusi Akar. Among people deceased in 2019, James Ingram ranks 185Before him are Margarita Salas, Keith Flint, Elio Sgreccia, Rudi Gutendorf, John C. Bogle, and Peter Snell. After him are Tania Mallet, Fahrudin Jusufi, José José, Sogyal Rinpoche, Carlo Maria Abate, and Nanni Galli.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Ingram ranks 3,846 out of 15,968Before him are Steve Berry (1955), Lawrence Eagleburger (1930), Eric Maskin (1950), Michael Gazzaniga (1939), Valerie Perrine (1943), and Howard Stern (1954). After him are Ian Ziering (1964), Billie Joe Armstrong (1972), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (1981), Gilbert Stuart (1755), Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (1887), and Dianne Feinstein (1933).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, James Ingram ranks 260Before him are Pink Anderson (1900), Bob Seger (1945), Art Pepper (1925), Paul Chambers (1935), Peter Cetera (1944), and Corey Taylor (1973). After him are Billie Joe Armstrong (1972), Gene Autry (1907), Mike Porcaro (1955), Milt Jackson (1923), Chrissie Hynde (1951), and Lindsey Buckingham (1949).

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