Music Birthday: James Ingram

🔊🥳Today, February 16, 1953, James Edward Ingram was born in Akron, Ohio. Ingram debuted incredible, memorable vocals to two songs from Quincy Jones’ “The Dude” album in 1981: ‘Just Once,’ and ‘One Hundred Ways.’ The US Hot 100 saw these songs peak at nos. 17 and 14. During the 24th Annual Grammy Awards, Ingram earned three nominations, ‘One Hundred Ways’ winning one for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance. He was nominated for Best New Artist, and ‘Just Once’ was nominated for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.

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