James Edward Ingram (born February 16, 1952) is an American singer–songwriter, record producer, and instrumentalist. He is a two-time Grammy Award-winner and a two-time Academy Award nominee for Best Original Song. Since beginning his career in 1973, Ingram has charted eight Top 40 hits on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart from the early 1980s until the early 1990s, as well charting with thirteen top 40 hits on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. In addition, he charted 22 hits on the Adult Contemporary chart (including two number-ones). He has also amassed two number-one singles on the Hot 100. The first, a duet with fellow R&B artist Patti Austin, 1982's "Baby, Come to Me" which top the U.S. pop chart in 1983 and "I Don't Have the Heart", which became his second No. 1 in 1990, his first and only number-one as a solo artist. Ingram co-wrote singer Patty Smyth's "The Day I Fall In Love" from the motion picture Beethoven's 2nd and "Look What Love Has Done", from the motion picture Junior which has earned him nominations for Best Original Song from the Oscars, Golden Globe and Grammy Awards in 1994 and 1995.
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