Singer, songwriter, and producer James Ingram died on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019,
In 1983 Ingram released his debut album, "It's Your Night," which included the hit "Yah Mo Be There." The song, which featured Michael McDonald, became a Top 20 hit on the Billboard pop charts and won the Grammy for best R&B performance by a duo or group with vocal.
Ingram also reached the top of the pop charts twice with the songs "I Don't Have the Heart" and "Baby, Come to Me," a duet with Patti Austin. "Somewhere Out There," Ingram's collaboration with Linda Ronstadt from the 1986 film "An American Tail," reached No. 2 on the pop charts.
Ingram was also a talented songwriter: Alongside Jones, he co-wrote Michael Jackson's "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)," earning him a Grammy nomination for best R&B song. Ingram scored Oscar nominations for best original song with "The Day I Fall In Love" from "Beethoven's 2nd" and "Look What Love Has Done" from "Junior."