Jason Ingram

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Jason Ingram
Occupation(s) Songwriter, music producer, singer
Years active 1998–present
Associated acts Jason Ingram Band, The Longing, One Sonic Society
Notable instruments
Guitar, organ, piano

Jason David Ingram is an American Christian music producer and songwriter. He has served as a songwriter for many Christian artists, including Sonicflood, Rebecca St. James, Bebo Norman,[1] Point of Grace,[2] and Jason Gray, Kari Jobe, Brandon Heath, Britt Nicole, Grey Holiday, Chris Tomlin, Hillsong United, and Matt Redman, amongst others.

Career[edit]

Around the end of 2001, he was the first artist to be signed to Resonate Records, an INO Records partnership with Sonicflood's lead vocalist Rick Heil.[3] He subsequently released his self-titled debut album, Jason Ingram, on March 5, 2002.[3][4]

Since 2003, Ingram has been the lead vocalist of Christian pop rock band The Longing.[5] Jason is currently the lead Vocalist for the band "One Sonic Society"

Songwriting[edit]

Ingram has written songs for many contemporary Christian music artists—most notably, he has penned hit songs such as Bebo Norman's "I Will Lift My Eyes" and Salvador's "Shine".[6] At the annual SESAC Awards, held in Nashville on March 5, 2007, Ingram received the "Christian Songwriter of the Year" award.[6] After receiving the honor, he told Billboard, "I had no idea, it never crossed my mind. I am so thrilled. You write and you hope the songs affect people and get out there. It's cool when you see that really happens".[6]

He co-wrote three tracks on Brandon Heath's second album What If We, including the hit "Give Me Your Eyes" which won two GMA Dove Awards in 2009.[7][8]

He also co-wrote songs for Tenth Avenue North, including the former rank 4 song on Christian Billboard Charts, Healing Begins. [9]

Recently[when?] Ingram co-wrote "One Day" with Nick Jonas and Dan Muckala for pop artists Charice.[10] The song is being used by AcuVue for a promotion called "AcuVue 1-day".[11]

Awards[edit]

  • 2007: SESAC Award for "Christian Songwriter of the Year" – won
  • 2009: GMA Dove Award for "Songwriter of the Year" – nominated
  • 2009: GMA Dove Award for "Producer of the Year" – nominated[12]
  • 2011: GMA Dove Award for "Producer of the Year"

Productions discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Jared. "Between the Dreaming and the Coming True > Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  2. ^ "Point of Grace - How You Live [Deluxe Edition]". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-06-17. [dead link]
  3. ^ a b Price, Deborah Evans (January 12, 2002). "INO Pacts With Resonate". Billboard 144: 17. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  4. ^ Breimeier, Russ. "Jason Ingram - Jason Ingram". Christianity Today. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  5. ^ "The Longing Discography". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  6. ^ a b c Price, Deborah Evans (March 17, 2007). "Ingram Shines at SESAC Awards". Billboard: 50. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  7. ^ "Brandon Heath Takes Home Three Major Wins At 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards". 1Cubed.com. April 27, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  8. ^ "Brandon Heath - What If We". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  9. ^ "Tenth Avenue North - Healing Begins". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-04-20. 
  10. ^ http://www.kazaa.com/#/Charice/One-Day/info
  11. ^ Acuvue705,032 likes · 6,748 talking about this. "Acuvue". Facebook. Retrieved 2013-04-01. 
  12. ^ Jones, Kim. "2009 Dove Awards - 40th Annual Dove Awards Nominees & Winners". About.com. Retrieved 2009-06-17.