List of songs in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

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Daniel Ingram, the composer of almost all of the songs featured in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is an animated children's television series based on the My Little Pony toyline, created by American toy and game manufacturer Hasbro. The show also has musical elements, featuring songs performed on-screen by its characters in several episodes.

Overall, the series has featured over 100 original songs over the course of eight seasons, not including its main theme, "Friendship Is Magic" and its 2017 film "My Little Pony: The Movie". Almost all songs featured in the show were composed by Daniel Ingram (pictured). He also became the show's main lyricist starting with season two; other notable lyricists include Amy Keating Rogers, M.A. Larson, and the series' showrunner Meghan McCarthy. Lyrics are often written or co-written by the screenwriter of the episode they are featured in.

TV series[edit]

Season 1 (2010–11)[edit]

# Title Episode Music Lyrics Performer (character)1 Backing vocals Context
1 "Laughter Song"[1] "Friendship is Magic" Daniel Ingram Lauren Faust Shannon Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) - As the rest of the Mane Six is terrified of the Everfree forest, Pinkie Pie convinces them to laugh at scary things instead.
2 "Pinkie's Gala Fantasy Song" "The Ticket Master" Pinkie Pie fantasizes about the upcoming Grand Galloping Gala.
3 "The Ticket Song" Tara Strong (Twilight Sparkle)2 Pinkie Pie tries to convince Twilight to give her an extra ticket to the Grand Galloping Gala.
4 "Hop Skip and Jump Song" "Dragonshy" William Anderson Meghan McCarthy Andrea Libman (Pinkie Pie)2 - Pinkie Pie tries to encourage Fluttershy to jump over a gulf.
5 "Evil Enchantress Song"[2] "Bridle Gossip" Amy Keating Rogers Libman (Pinkie Pie),2
Blu Mankuma (Fluttershy)[3]
Pinkie Pie sings a song about the infamous Zecora. Later in the episode, she is unable to speak due to a magical plant, and makes Fluttershy (who now has a deep, masculine voice due to the same plant) sing it for her.
6 "Winter Wrap Up"[4] "Winter Wrap Up" Daniel Ingram Cindy Morrow Ashleigh Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Kazumi Evans (Rarity), Rebecca Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle), Libman (Fluttershy) Ponyville Ponyville prepares for their annual Winter Wrap Up and the upcoming arrival of spring.
7 "Cupcake Song" "Call of the Cutie" Meghan McCarthy Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) - Pinkie Pie teaches Apple Bloom how to make cupcakes.
8 "Art of the Dress"[5] "Suited for Success" Charlotte Fullerton Evans (Rarity) Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle), Libman (Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy), Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack) Rarity makes dresses for the rest of the Mane Six. In a reprise, she has trouble keeping up with their demands.
9 "Hush Now Lullaby" "Stare Master" Chris Savino Libman (Fluttershy)
Michelle Creber (Sweetie Belle)
Shoichet3 Fluttershy sings a lullaby to the Cutie Mark Crusaders to help them fall asleep. As it fails, Sweetie Belle sings an extremely loud and energetic reprise.
10 "Cutie Mark Crusaders Song" "The Show Stoppers" Cindy Morrow Madeleine Peters (Scootaloo) Creber (Apple Bloom, Sweetie Belle) The Crusaders perform a musical number for the audience, during which everything goes wrong.
(Note: re-titled "The Cutie Mark Crusaders Anthem" in some releases.)
11 "You Got to Share, You Got to Care" "Over a Barrel" Dave Polsky Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) - Pinkie Pie sings to try to convince the inhabitants of Appleloosa and their enemies, a buffalo herd, to be friends.
12 "So Many Wonders" "The Cutie Mark Chronicles" M.A. Larson Libman (Fluttershy) A young Fluttershy discovers animals for the first time.
13 "Pinkie Pie's Singing Telegram" "Party of One" Meghan McCarthy Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) Pinkie Pie invites the rest of the Mane Six to her pet alligator Gummy's birthday.
14 "At the Gala"[6] "The Best Night Ever" Amy Keating Rogers[7] Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle), Libman (Fluttershy), Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Evans (Rarity), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) The Cypress Singers (Gala guests)[8][9] The Mane Six each describe their expectations and intentions at the Grand Galloping Gala.
15 "I'm at the Grand Galloping Gala" Traditional,
William Anderson
Libman (Pinkie Pie) - Pinkie sings her joy to be at the Grand Galoping Gala.
(Based on "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow")
16 "Pony Pokey" Daniel Ingram,
William Anderson
Pinkie Pie tries to brighten the mood at the Grand Galoping Gala, while the rest of the Mane Six each encounter their own problems.
(Based on "Hokey pokey")

1In case of several characters providing lead vocals, the performers are listed in the order in which their characters (of the first of their characters in case they voice several) start singing.
2Not the person usually voicing the character in songs; those are spoken vocals.
3The singer is not portraying a character.

Season 2 (2011–12)[edit]

# Title Episode Music Lyrics Performer (character)1 Backing vocals Context
1 "Find a Pet Song"[10] "May the Best Pet Win!" Daniel Ingram Charlotte Fullerton,
Kevin Rubio[11]
Libman (Fluttershy), Ball (Rainbow Dash) - Fluttershy tries to find Rainbow Dash a pet animal. Although unconvinced at first, Rainbow Dash soon becomes overwhelmed with the possibilities, and she decides to organize a race to determine which will become her pet.
2 "Becoming Popular (The Pony Everypony Should Know)"[12] "Sweet and Elite" Meghan McCarthy,
Daniel Ingram
Evans (Rarity) Rebecca Lam3 Rarity sings about how she wants to become popular and famous in Canterlot.
3 "The Heart Carol"[13] "Hearth's Warming Eve" Merriwether Williams Choir (Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Applejack, Pinkie Pie, Rarity, Fluttershy, Spike, Apple Bloom, Sweetie Belle, Scootaloo)4[14] The characters present a play on the origins of Hearth's Warming Eve.
4 "Happy Monthiversary" "Baby Cakes" Charlotte Fullerton Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) - Pinkie Pie celebrates the baby Cakes' one-month anniversary.
5 "Piggy Dance" Amy Keating Rogers Pinkie Pie tries to entertain the baby Cakes.
6 "The Flim Flam Brothers"[15] "The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000" Daniel Ingram,
M.A. Larson
Samuel Vincent (Flim), Scott McNeil (Flam), Tabitha St. Germain (Granny Smith) Ponies in the audience The Film Fram Brothers present their invention, the Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000, to the parched populace of Ponyville, but Granny Smith has doubts.
7 "The Perfect Stallion"[16] "Hearts and Hooves Day" Meghan McCarthy Creber (Apple Bloom, Sweetie Belle), Peters (Scootaloo) - The Cutie Mark Crusaders try to find a boyfriend for their teacher, Cheerilee.
8 "Smile Song"[17] "A Friend in Deed" Amy Keating Rogers[18] Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) Ponyville[8] Pinkie Pie sings about how much she loves to make others happy.
9 "Cranky Doodle Donkey" Traditional,
Daniel Ingram
Daniel Ingram,
Amy Keating Rogers
- Pinkie tries to befriend Cranky Doodle Donkey.
(based on "Yankee Doodle")
10 "Welcome Song" Daniel Ingram Amy Keating Rogers Pinkie officially welcomes Cranky to Ponyville.
11 "Cranky Doodle Joy" Traditional,
Daniel Ingram,
George M. Cohan
Amy Keating Rogers Richard Newman (Craky Doodle Donkey), Brenda Crichlow (Matilda) Pinkie rejoices as she is able to help Cranky.
(based on "Yankee Doodle" and "The Yankee Doodle Boy")
12 "B.B.B.F.F." "A Canterlot Wedding"[19] Daniel Ingram Meghan McCarthy Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle) Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Evans (Rarity), Libman (Fluttershy) Twilight sings about her older brother, her former "BBBFF" (Big Brother Best Friend Forever). In a reprise, she despairs over their damaged relationship after she chases his suspected evil bride away.
13 "This Day Aria, Part 1" Daniel Ingram,
Meghan McCarthy
Britt McKillip (Princess Cadance, Queen Chrysalis) - Disguised as Cadance, Chrysalis plots her evil intentions for Shining Armor during their wedding, while the real Cadance fears she may not save her groom.
14 "This Day Aria, Part 2" Meghan McCarthy Kathleen Barr (Queen Chrysalis) Chrysalis, now in her true form, rejoices about her absolute victory.
15 "Love Is in Bloom" Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle) - Having saved the day, the characters enjoy the wedding reception of Cadance and Shining Armor.

1In case of several characters providing lead vocals, the performers are listed in the order in which their characters (of the first of their characters in case they voice several) start singing.
3The singer is not portraying a character.
4As the song only features several characters singing in harmony, there are no lead vocals per se.

Season 3 (2012–13)[edit]

# Title Episode Music Lyrics Performer (character)1 Backing vocals Context
1 "The Failure Song" "The Crystal Empire" Daniel Ingram Meghan McCarthy Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle), Cathy Weseluck (Spike) - Twilight fears that she may not be prepared for the upcoming challenge Celestia has assigned her.
2 "The Ballad of the Crystal Empire"[20] Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle), Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Evans (Rarity), Libman (Fluttershy), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) Weseluck (Spike) The Mane Six study the history of the Crystal Empire to find a way to save it.
3 "The Success Song" The Mane Six rejoice after Twilight succeeds in her task.
4 "Babs Seed"[21] "One Bad Apple" Daniel Ingram,
David Corman
Cindy Morrow,
Daniel Ingram
Creber (Apple Bloom, Sweetie Belle), Peters (Scootaloo) - The Cutie Mark Crusaders are worried about Babs Seed, who is constantly bullying them.
5 "Raise This Barn" "Apple Family Reunion" Daniel Ingram Cindy Morrow Ball (Applejack), Creber (Apple Bloom) St. Germain (Granny Smith), UBC Singers (Apple Family) The Apple family works together to fix Applejack's barn.
6 "Morning in Ponyville" "Magical Mystery Cure"[22] M.A. Larson Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle) - Twilight awakens in the morning and rejoices, confident that everything is and will be fine in Ponyville.
7 "What My Cutie Mark Is Telling Me" M.A. Larson,
Daniel Ingram
Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Libman (Fluttershy), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Evans (Rarity) - Twilight runs from each of her friends to another, only to discover that their cutie marks have been switched and that they all struggle with their new situation.
8 "I've Got to Find a Way" Daniel Ingram Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle) Twilight blames herself for the cutie mark-switching spell that has made her friends miserable.
(note: first song entirely written and composed by Daniel Ingram)
9 "A True, True Friend" Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle), Libman (Fluttershy), Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Evans (Rarity) Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Weseluck (Spike), UBC Singers (Ponyville) After Twilight finds a solution to the spell, each member of the Mane Six is given her real cutie mark and helps another member get her own mark back as well.
10 "Celestia's Ballad" Nicole Oliver (Princess Celestia) - Celestia expresses pride over Twilight's many accomplishments, and tells her that the time has come for her to fulfill her destiny.
11 "Behold, Princess Twilight Sparkle" University of British Columbia Choir (Canterlot ponies) Having been granted wings by Celestia, Twilight is crowned a princess.
12 "Life in Equestria" M.A. Larson Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle) Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Evans (Rarity), Libman (Fluttershy), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Weseluck (Spike), UBC Singers (Canterlot ponies) A reprise of "Morning in Ponyville", in which Twilight and her friends rejoice that things are and will be fine not only in Ponyville, but in Equestria altogether.

1In case of several characters providing lead vocals, the performers are listed in the order in which their characters (of the first of their characters in case they voice several) start singing.

Season 4 (2013–14)[edit]

# Title Episode Music Lyrics Performer (character)1 Backing vocals Context
1 "Hearts Strong as Horses"[23] "Flight to the Finish" Daniel Ingram Ed Valentine,
Daniel Ingram
Creber (Apple Bloom), Corlett (Sweetie Belle), Peters (Scootaloo) - The Cutie Mark Crusaders sing about how they will never give up and keep trying to get their cutie marks.
(note: first song with Claire Corlett voicing her character; Sweetie Belle's singing parts were previously performed by Creber. She performs all of her character's songs from this episode onward.)
2 "Bats"[24] "Bats!" Merriwether Williams,
Daniel Ingram
Ball (Applejack, Rainbow Dash), Libman (Fluttershy), Evans (Rarity) - Applejack curses the vampire fruit bats that have infested her orchard and wants to get rid of them; Fluttershy disapproves and wishes to protect them.
3 "Generosity"[25] "Rarity Takes Manehattan" Dave Polsky,
Daniel Ingram
Evans (Rarity), Ball (Applejack, Rainbow Dash), Libman (Fluttershy), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) - Rarity sings about her love of Manehattan and how she wants to be generous to all. In a reprise, she laments on how she has failed her friends.
4 "Apples to the Core" "Pinkie Apple Pie" Natasha Levinger,
Daniel Ingram
Ball (Applejack), Creber (Apple Bloom), St. Germain (Granny Smith), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) Peter New (Big McIntosh) The Apples and Pinkie, who may be a member of their family as well, sing about how happy they are to be a part of the Apple family.
5 "Glass of Water"[26] "Three's a Crowd" Ed Valentine John de Lancie (Discord) McKillip (Princess Cadance), Strong (Twilight Sparkle)3 Discord mocks Twilight and Cadance's kindness by asking them to give him nonsensical and impossible things.
6 "Pinkie the Party Planner"[27] "Pinkie Pride" Amy Keating Rogers,
Daniel Ingram
Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Brian Drummond (Mr. Carrot Cake), St. Germain (Mrs. Cup Cake), Chantal Strand (Diamond Tiara) Ponyville Pinkie sings about her happiness at organizing parties, with all the town agreeing on how much they appreciate her.
7 "The Super Duper Party Pony"[28] "Weird Al" Yankovic (Cheese Sandwich), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) Ball (Rainbow Dash), Libman (Fluttershy) Cheese Sandwich sings about his love of parties and how there is no other party pony like him; while Pinkie shares his joy at first, she ultimately feels left out.
8 "Pinkie's Lament" Daniel Ingram Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) - Pinkie feels that now that Cheese is in Ponyville, it seems she is not needed anymore. However, while remembering her favorite parties, she gains newborn determination and decides to reclaim her title as premiere party planner.
9 "The Goof Off"[29] Daniel Ingram,
"Weird Al" Yankovic,
Jaromír Vejvoda,
traditional
Daniel Ingram,
Amy Keating Rogers
Libman (Pinkie Pie)5, Yankovic (Cheese Sandwich)[30] Pinkie and Cheese face each other in a "goof-off" of which Rainbow Dash is the judge.
(note: only occurrence in the series where a singer was involved in the songwriting process. Pinkie Pie also shortly sings in Spanish, the only time a song is not entirely in English. Small parts are the song are adapted from traditional songs.)
10 "Cheese Confesses" Daniel Ingram Yankovic (Cheese Sandwich), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) Cheese confesses that in truth, he became a party pony thanks to Pinkie, whom he witnessed a party thrown by when he was a young colt. The song then turns into a duet with Pinkie, as they sing about their happiness to both be party ponies.
11 "Make a Wish" Daniel Ingram Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) The characters finally celebrate Rainbow Dash's birthday.
12 "Music in the Treetops" "Filli Vanilli"[31] Libman (Fluttershy) Evans (Rarity), New (Big McIntosh), Jerrica Santos (Torch Song), Danny Balkwill (Toe-Tapper), Crawford Doran3[32] Fluttershy sings a song while she happily takes care of her animals. She sings a reprise of the song at the end of the episode with The Pony Tones, as a quintet.
13 "Find the Music in You" Peter New (Big McIntosh) (first version) Marcus Mosley (Fluttershy) (later versions) Evans (Rarity), Jerrica Santos (Torch Song), Danny Balkwill (Toe-Tapper), Crawford Doran3 A song performed by the group The Pony Tones several times in the episode:
  • First as an a capella quartet during a rehearsal with their original lineup: Rarity (soprano), Torch Song (alto), Toe-Tapper (tenor), and Big McIntosh (bass).
  • Then without Big McIntosh, who is replaced by Fluttershy; like for the season 1 song "Evil Enchantress Song", Fluttershy uses a magical plant to gain a deep, masculine voice and fill in for the ill Big McIntosh, hidden behind the curtain.
  • During a montage depicting several performances, still with Fluttershy.
  • Fluttershy's final performance as Big McIntosh's's replacement; she gets too heated up and reveals herself to the audience by mistake.
14 "Flim Flam Miracle Curative Tonic" "Leap of Faith" Josh Haber,
Daniel Ingram
Vincent (Flim), McNeil (Flam), Ian James Corlett (Silver Shill) Ball (Applejack), New (Big McIntosh), St. Germain (Granny Smith), crowd The Flim Flam Brothers present their new invention, the Flim Flam Miracle Curative Tonic, causing radically different reactions from the members of the Apple family.
15 "The Rappin' Hist'ry of the Wonderbolts"[33] "Testing Testing 1, 2, 3" William Anderson Amy Keating Rogers Libman (Pinkie Pie)2 Jim Miller (Goldengrape), Jayson Thiessen (Dr. Hooves) The Mane Six all try their own method to teach Rainbow Dash the history of the Wonderbolts; Pinkie's method is a rap song.
(Miller and Thiessen, who voice Pinkie's backing vocalists, are two of the directors of the series)
16 "You'll Play Your Part"[34] "Twilight's Kingdom - Part 1" Daniel Ingram Daniel Ingram,
Meghan McCarthy
Soichet (Twilight Sparkle), Oliver (Princess Celestia), Evans (Princess Luna), McKillip (Princess Cadance) - Although grateful, Twilight feels she has yet to find her true purpose as a princess of Equestria. The three other princesses reassure her that she will find her role.
17 "Let the Rainbow Remind You" "Twilight's Kingdom - Part 2" Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle), Libman (Fluttershy) Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Evans (Rarity) After Twilight has found her role as the Princess of Friendship and is given a new castle, the Mane Six sing about their unity and the magic of friendship.

1In case of several characters providing lead vocals, the performers are listed in the order in which their characters (of the first of their characters in case they voice several) start singing.
2Not the person usually voicing the character in songs; those are spoken vocals.
3The singer is not portraying a character.
5Not the person usually voicing the character in songs.

Season 5 (2015)[edit]

# Title Episode Music Lyrics Performer (character)1 Backing vocals Context
1 "In Our Town"[35][36] "The Cutie Map" Daniel Ingram Daniel Ingram Kelly Sheridan (Starlight Glimmer) Village ponies Starlight Glimmer and her followers perform a song to convince the Mane Six of how perfect their town is and how everyone there is equal.
2 "Make This Castle a Home" "Castle Sweet Castle" Daniel Ingram,
David Corman6
Daniel Ingram,
Joanna Lewis,
Kristine Songco
Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Evans (Rarity), Libman (Fluttershy), Chan-Kent (Pinkie) - The rest of the Mane Six work together to redecorate Twilight's new castle.
3 "I'll Fly" "Tanks for the Memories" Daniel Ingram Daniel Ingram,
Cindy Morrow
Ball (Rainbow Dash) Refusing to let her pet turtle hibernate as winter is coming, Rainbow Dash tries in vain to stop the arrival of winter.
4 "Rules of Rarity" "Canterlot Boutique" Amy Keating Rogers,
Daniel Ingram
Evans (Rarity) Rarity initially rejoices about her newborn success in fashion. However, she becomes dillusioned when she realizes that her work is now limited to sewing the same one dress over and over; ultimately, she finds her inspiration once again.
5 "Sisterhood" "Brotherhooves Social" Daniel Ingram Creber (Apple Bloom), New (Big McIntosh) Apple Bloom and Big McIntosh sing together as a part of the Sisterhooves Social competition; Big McIntosh, who is pretending to be Apple Bloom's female cousin in order to participate, sings in falsetto.
6 "We'll Make Our Mark (Prelude)" "Crusaders of the Lost Mark" Daniel Ingram,
Amy Keating Rogers
Creber (Apple Bloom), Corlett (Sweetie Belle), Peters (Scootaloo) The Cutie Mark Crusaders re-affirm once again their strong will, and that they will never give up on searching for their cutie marks.
7 "The Vote"[37] Creber (Apple Bloom), Corlett (Sweetie Belle), Peters (Scootaloo), Strand (Diamond Tiara), Shannon Chan-Kent (Silver Spoon) School ponies As the school ponies must elect their new president, the Crusaders try to convince the school to vote for their classmate Pipsqueak, while Diamond Tiara tries to convince them to reelect herself.
8 "The Pony I Want to Be"[38] Strand (Diamond Tiara) - Heartbroken by her loss in the election, her best friend Silver Spoon turning on her, and the anger of her mother regarding her defeat, Diamond Tiara reveals that she secretly wishes to be a better pony.
9 "Light of Your Cutie Mark" Daniel Ingram Strand (Diamond Tiara), Creber (Apple Bloom), Corlett (Sweetie Belle), Peters (Scootaloo) As Diamond Tiara is on her way to seize the opportunity to replace Pipsqueak as president, the Crusaders try to dissuade her.
10 "The Pony I Want to Be (Reprise)" Strand (Diamond Tiara) The now reformed Diamond Tiara gets her fellow students to help repair the damaged playground.
11 "We'll Make Our Mark"[39] Daniel Ingram,
Amy Keating Rogers
Strand (Diamond Tiara), Creber (Apple Bloom), Corlett (Sweetie Belle), Peters (Scootaloo), Ball (Rainbow Dash), Evans (Rarity) Ball (Applejack) Having finally obtained their long-awaited cutie marks, the Crusaders are congratulated by their loved ones and look towards the future and the adventures awaiting them.
12 "Equestria, the Land I Love"[40] "The Mane Attraction" Amy Keating Rogers Lena Hall (Coloratura)[41] - A young Coloratura sings her love of Equestria, with Applejack playing the guitar.
13 "The Spectacle" Amy Keating Rogers,
Daniel Ingram
A now famous and barely recognizable Coloratura performs a pop song; her former friend, Applejack, has trouble believing it.
14 "The Magic Inside"[42] Having realized that she can be her true helf, both on stage and in her life, Coloratura opens herself to her fans for the first time.
15 "Equestria, the Land I Love (Reprise)" Amy Keating Rogers Hall (Coloratura), Creber (Apple Bloom), Corlett (Sweetie Belle), Peters (Scootaloo) Coloratura lets the Crusaders join her on stage and performs with them.
16 "Friends Are Always There for You" "The Cutie Re-Mark" Josh Haber,
Daniel Ingram
Sheridan (Starlight Glimmer), Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle) Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Evans (Rarity), Libman (Fluttershy) The now reformed Starlight Glimmer realizes that even after all her mistakes, she can still find true friendship; the Mane Six happily accept her as their new friend.

1In case of several characters providing lead vocals, the performers are listed in the order in which their characters (of the first of their characters in case they voice several) start singing.
6Corman is credited for the guitar and mandolin parts only.

Season 6 (2016)[edit]

# Title Episode Music Lyrics Performer (character)1 Backing vocals Context
1 "Out on My Own" "On Your Marks" Daniel Ingram Daniel Ingram,
Josh Haber,
Dave Polsky
Creber (Apple Bloom) - As the Crusaders decide to do things apart from each other from the first time, Apple Bloom has trouble dealing with her loneliness.
2 "Hearth's Warming Eve Is Here Once Again"[43] "A Hearth's Warming Tail"[44] Michael Vogel Libman (Fluttershy), Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Evans (Rarity) Ponyville citizens Ponyville rejoices as they prepare to celebrate Hearth's Warming Eve.
3 "Say Goodbye to the Holiday" Sheridan (Starlight Glimmer) - In a story within a story, Snowfall Frost (represented by Starlight Glimmer) schemes to make Hearth's Warming Eve disappear forever.
4 "The Seeds of the Past" Ball (Applejack) (part 1); Ball and Sheridan (Starlight Glimmer) (part 2) The Spirit of Hearth's Warming Past (represented by Applejack) visits Frost and travels with her to the past to find out how she came to hate the holiday.
5 "Pinkie's Present"[45] Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) The Spirit of Hearth's Warming Presents (represented by Pinkie) teaches Frost the joy of giving and receiving presents during Hearth's Warming Eve. The song also features a tap dance section.
6 "Luna's Future" Daniel Ingram,
Michael Vogel
Aloma Steele (Princess Luna) The Spirit of Hearth's Warming Yet to Come (represented by Luna) warns Frost that should her plan to make Hearth's Warming Eve disappear work, there would be no love and joy left and the world would be at the mercy of windigos.
7 "Hearth's Warming Eve Is Here Once Again (Reprise)" Sheridan (Starlight Glimmer) Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle), Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Evans (Rarity), Libman (Fluttershy), Weseluck (Spike), Creber (Apple Bloom), Corlett (Sweetie Belle), Peters (Scootaloo), New (Big McIntosh), Ponyville citizens Finally convinced of the importance of Hearth's Warming Eve, Starlight celebrates the holiday with the rest of Ponyville.
8 "I Can Do It on My Own"[46][nb 1] "Flutter Brutter" Daniel Ingram,
Dave Rapp
Libman (Fluttershy), Ryan Beil (Zephyr Breeze), Ball (Rainbow Dash) - Fluttershy and Rainbow Dash encourage Zephyr Breeze to gain confidence in himself and live a fulfilling life.
9 "It's Gonna Work"[47] "Spice Up Your Life" Michael Vogel Evans (Rarity), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) While Rarity tries to help the Tasty Treat owner Coriander Cumin to improve his restaurant, Pinkie does the same with his daughter and co-worker Saffron Masala; unfortunately, neither realizes that they have contradicting visions on how to improve it.
10 "Derby Racers" "The Cart Before the Ponies" Ed Valentine,
Daniel Ingram
Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Evans (Rarity), Creber (Apple Bloom), Corlett (Sweetie Belle),Peters (Scootaloo) Derby spectators During the annual Applewood Derby, the Cutie Mark Crusaders regret having asked Rainbow Dash, Rarity, and Applejack for their help as they do not race the way each intended to; oblivious of the younger one's feelings, the trio enjoys the race.
11 "A Changeling Can Change" "The Times They Are a Changeling" Kevin Burke,
Chris Wyatt
Weseluck (Spike) - Spike sings to convince the ponies at the Crystal Empire that Thorax, a member of the usually evil changelings, is reformed.
12 "Find the Purpose in Your Life" "The Fault in Our Cutie Marks" Ed Valentine,
Daniel Ingram
Corlett (Sweetie Belle), Peters (Scootaloo), Creber (Apple Bloom), Erin Mathews (Gabby) The Cutie Mark Crusaders decide to help Gabby the griffon find her cutie mark and the purpose in her life.

1In case of several characters providing lead vocals, the performers are listed in the order in which their characters (of the first of their characters in case they voice several) start singing.

Season 7 (2017)[edit]

# Title Episode Music Lyrics Performer (character) Backing vocals Context
1 "Best Friends Until the End of Time" "All Bottled Up" Daniel Ingram Joanna Lewis, Kristine Songco Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle), Ball (Applejack, Rainbow Dash), Libman (Fluttershy), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), and Evans (Rarity) - The Mane Six celebrate their friendships with one another while on a retreat.
2 "Battle for Sugar Belle" "Hard to Say Anything" Daniel Ingram New (Big McIntosh) and Vincent Tong (Feather Bangs) - Big McIntosh and Feather Bangs attempt to woo Sugar Belle with a musical battle.
3 "You're in My Head Like a Catchy Song" "The Perfect Pear" Daniel Ingram Joanna Lewis, Kristine Songco Felicia Day (Pear Butter) - Pear Butter sings to Bright Mac how much she loves him.
4 "Flawless" "Fame and Misfortune" Daniel Ingram Daniel Ingram, M.A. Larson Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle), Ball (Applejack, Rainbow Dash), Libman (Fluttershy), Evans (Rarity), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie) - Twilight and her friends sing to a gathered crowd outside about how they remain friends despite and because of their problems, after the crowd is upset with the friendship lessons in their journal.
5 "Blank Flanks Forever" "Marks and Recreation" Daniel Ingram May Chan, Daniel Ingram Tong (Rumble) Chorus (other foals) Rumble sings a song about how he hates cutie marks because he thinks that they limit ponies in what they can do after getting one.

Season 8 (2018)[edit]

# Title Episode Music Lyrics Performer (character) Backing vocals Context
1 "School of Friendship" "School Daze - Part 1" Daniel Ingram Michael Vogel Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle), Ball (Applejack, Rainbow Dash), Libman (Fluttershy), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Evans (Rarity) and ensemble (choir) - The Mane Six open a school to teach other ponies and creatures about friendship. However, Twilight's friends lose confidence as teachers as she forces them to teach "by the book", which loses their students' interest.
2 "Friendship Always Wins" "School Daze - Part 2" Daniel Ingram, Nicole Dubuc Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle), Devyn Dalton (Ocellus), Gavin Langelo (Gallus), Evans (Rarity), Ball (Applejack, Rainbow Dash), Libman (Fluttershy), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Weseluck (Spike), Sheridan (Starlight Glimmer) - The School of Friendship is reopened and run the way the Mane Six truly envision it, bringing the other species together in harmony.
3 "Your Heart is in Two Places" "Surf and/or Turf" Brian Hohlfeld Creber (Apple Bloom), Corlett (Sweetie Belle), and Arielle Tuliao (Scootaloo) - Scootaloo and Sweetie Belle have differing opinions on where Terramar should live.
4 "Friendship U" "Friendship University" Kevin Burke, Chris Wyatt Vincent (Flim), McNeil (Flam), and Strong (Twilight Sparkle) Choir (Friendship University students) Flim and Flam tout the virtues of their university.
5 "We're Friendship Bound" "Road to Friendship" Josh Haber Sheridan (Starlight Glimmer) and Barr (Trixie) - Starlight Glimmer and Trixie embark on a road trip to Saddle Arabia.
6 "A Kirin Tale" "Sounds of Silence" Jim Miller, Nicole Dubuc Rachel Bloom (Autumn Blaze) - Through song, Autumn Blaze sings about the Kirin lifestyle, why her kind went silent and what led her to live on her own.
7 "Just Can't Be a Dragon Here" "Father Knows Beast" Daniel Ingram, Josh Haber Dave Pettitt (Sludge) - Sludge teaches Spike how to live like a dragon raised in the Dragon Lands.

My Little Pony: The Movie (2017)[edit]

# Title Music Lyrics Performer (character)1 Backing vocals Context
1 "We Got the Beat" Charlotte Caffey Rachel Platten3 - Opening sequence
(based on the song of the same name by The Go-Go's).
2 "We Got This Together" Daniel Ingram Michael Vogel, Daniel Ingram Ball (Applejack, Rainbow Dash), Evans (Rarity), Libman (Fluttershy), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle) St. Germain (Granny Smith), Creber (Apple Bloom), New (Big McIntosh), Weseluck (Spike), Canterlot ponies Twilight Sparkle is anxious about making Equestria's first Friendship Festival perfect for everyone, so her friends assure her that they have what it takes to get the job done.
3 "I'm the Friend You Need" Taye Diggs (Capper) Vincent (Klugetown citizen), Tong (Klugetown citizen), Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Libman (Fluttershy), Evans (Rarity), St. Germain (Rarity)2 Con artist Capper presents himself to the Mane Six as a trustworthy friend as he guides them through Klugetown, all while secretly plotting to sell them off to settle a debt.
4 "Time to Be Awesome" Daniel Ingram Michael Vogel, Daniel Ingram Ball (Rainbow Dash), Zoe Saldana (Captain Celaeno) Ball (Applejack), Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Libman (Fluttershy), Weseluck (Spike), Mark Oliver (First Mate Mullet), Nicole Oliver (Lix Spittle), Max Martini (Boyle) Discovering that Captain Celaeno and her delivery crew were once proud pirates, Rainbow Dash and company convince the jaded sailors to renounce their servitude to the Storm King and resume an exciting life of adventure; at the crescendo, Rainbow Dash performs a Sonic Rainboom in the heat of the moment, which allows a pursuing Tempest Shadow to track them.
5 "One Small Thing" Chan-Kent (Pinkie Pie), Kristin Chenoweth (Princess Skystar) Libman (Fluttershy), Evans (Rarity), Ball (Applejack, Rainbow Dash), Seaponies Pinkie Pie and company play with a downtrodden Princess Skystar to cheer her up, eventually inspiring the seaponies to offer the Mane Six their prized magic pearl to defeat the Storm King; Twilight, driven to her wit's end and acting separately from her friends, tries using the party as a distraction to take the pearl herself.
6 "Open Up Your Eyes" Michael Vogel, Meghan McCarthy, Daniel Ingram Emily Blunt (Tempest Shadow) - After finally capturing a forlorn Twilight, Tempest divulges how she became disenchanted with the ideals of friendship the day she lost her horn and friends as a filly, which has convinced her that she is better off alone.
7 "Rainbow" Sia Furler Sia (Songbird Serenade) - Songbird Serenade sings a portion of the song while imprisoned by the Storm King's guards. She performs more of it at the Friendship Festival in honor of the Mane Six for saving Equestria; the remainder is played over the ending credits.
8 "Off to See the World" Lukas Forchhammer, Christopher Brown, Morten Jensen, Stefan Forrest, Morten Pilegaard, David Labrel Lukas Graham3 - Ending credits.

1In case of several characters providing lead vocals, the performers are listed in the order in which their characters (of the first of their characters in case they voice several) start singing.
2Not the person usually voicing the character in songs; those are spoken vocals.
3The singer is not portraying a character.

Other[edit]

Title Music Lyrics Performer (character)1 Backing vocals Context
"Friendship Is Magic" Daniel Ingram Lauren Faust[48] Shoichet (Twilight Sparkle) Ball (Rainbow Dash, Applejack), Libman (Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy), Evans (Rarity) Opening theme played at the beginning of every episode.

Discography[edit]

Soundtrack albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions
US
Soundtracks
US
Kids
My Little Pony - Songs of Friendship and Magic (Music from the Original TV Series)
  • Released: December 2, 2013
  • Label: Hasbro Studios
  • Formats: digital download, streaming
My Little Pony - Songs of Ponyville (Music from the Original TV Series)
  • Released: April 21, 2014
  • Label: Hasbro Studios
  • Formats: digital download, streaming
20 9
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Songs of Harmony
  • Released: April 13, 2015
  • Label: Hasbro Studios, Pony Records
  • Formats: digital download
22
Friendship is Magic: Pinkie Pie's Party Playlist
  • Released: July 15, 2016
  • Label: Legacy Recordings
  • Formats: digital download, streaming
21
My Little Pony: The Movie (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  • Released: September 22, 2017
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download, streaming
18 6

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Details
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic - Magical Friendship Tour
  • Released: September 16, 2014 (Hot Topic)
  • Label: Hasbro Studios, Soundlab9
  • Formats: Vinyl
DJ PON-3 Presents My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Remixed
  • Released: June 2, 2015
  • Label: Hasbro Studios, Lakeshore Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download, streaming
My Little Pony - Friendship is Magic Collection
  • Released: April 22, 2016
  • Label: Hasbro Studios
  • Formats: digital download
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Explore Equestria: Greatest Hits
  • Released: November 25, 2016
  • Label: Hasbro Studios, Sony Music Entertainment
  • Formats: Vinyl

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Erroneously credited in the episode as "Can I Do It On My Own".

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Daniel Ingram's comment on Hop, Skip, and Jump".
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  5. ^ "Daniel Ingram answering a question on Facebook". 2012-04-29. Retrieved 2012-04-29.
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  7. ^ BMI Work #13382102
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  39. ^ Amy Keating Rogers (2015-10-10). "They tune in my head while writing the lyrics for "Make Our Mark" I had "You Can't Stop the Beat" from Hairspray in my head". Twitter. Retrieved 2015-10-10.
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