Daniel Ingram

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Daniel Ingram
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Background information
Birth name Daniel Luke Ingram
Born (1975-06-13) June 13, 1975 (age 39)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Genres Film and television scores, Musical
Occupation(s) Composer, Songwriter
Website Daniel Ingram on Twitter

Daniel Ingram (born June 13, 1975) is a Canadian composer and songwriter, primarily for animated series soundtracks. He has written more than 200 songs for television, in genres ranging from current Pop and Classic Rock right through to large-scale Broadway-style musical theater. His music has been heard in 180 countries.

Ingram has received several awards for his music. Between 2012 and 2013, he has been nominated for three Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Original Song in a Children's or Animated Series. "Becoming Popular (The Pony Every Pony Should Know)" and "May The Best Pet Win" from My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic were nominated in 2012,[1] and "If You're A Guy" from Littlest Pet Shop was nominated in 2013.[2] He received a 2010 Leo Award for Best Music in an Animated Series for Martha Speaks, and the 2008 Leo Award for Best Music in a Variety Television Show for About a Girl.[3]

On October 18, 2012, Hub Network (now known as Discovery Family) officially announced that Ingram will be performing double duties as songwriter for the third season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic and the new series Littlest Pet Shop. In 2013, he received a Leo Award for Best Musical Score in an Animation along with Steffan Andrews for his work in the Friendship Is Magic episode "Magical Mystery Cure".[4] He has also been featured in Rolling Stone for his work on My Little Pony.[5] Ingram described both Alan Menken and Randy Newman as an influence on his work.


Web Production[edit]

Television scores[edit]

Film scores[edit]

Voice acting[edit]

Music supervision and editing[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]


  1. ^ Writing collaboration with Amy Keating Rogers.


  1. ^ "Vancouverite Ingram gets Emmy nod | Vancouver 24 hrs". Vancouver.24hrs.ca. 2012-05-09. Retrieved 2013-10-06. 
  2. ^ "Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards - 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards Nominations". Emmyonline.org. Retrieved 2013-10-06. 
  3. ^ "Daniel Ingram - Awards". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2013-10-06. 
  4. ^ "MLP Takes the Leo Award for Best Musical Score". Equestria Daily. 2013-06-08. Retrieved 2013-06-08. 
  5. ^ Rutherford, Kevin (2012-04-20). "Behind the Music of Pop Culture Smash 'My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2012-04-20. 
  6. ^ Ingram, Daniel (2014-01-04), ["Rarity Takes Manehattan" Tourist Pony 2 VA Confirmation], Twitter, retrieved 2014-01-04 

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