James Joseph Brown, Jr. (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006), populary known as James Brown, also known as the "Godfather of Soul", was hospitalized with pneumonia at Emory Crawford Long Hospital on Sunday, died around 1:45 a.m. Decmebr 25, 2006 at the age of 73.
He was recognized as one of the most influential figures in 20th century music. His achievements include : 1993 - Lifetime Achievement Award for Rhythm & Blues Foundation Pioneer Awards, 1992 - Grammy award for lifetime achievement, 1965 - Grammy for "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag" (best R&B recording), 1987 - Grammy for "Living In America" in 1987 (best R&B vocal performance), nd a1986 - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Please visit the official James Brown's website HERE.
Rest in Peace, Sir.