List of songs
- My Little Pony theme song – all episodes before Lesson Zero. A variation appears in the end credits for every episode, except The Return of Harmony Part 2, A Friend in Deed, A Canterlot Wedding - Part 2 and Twilight's Kingdom - Part 2, which contain original scores, and Magical Mystery Cure, which contains a short version of A True, True Friend. Pinkie Pride also contains a shortened instrumental version of The Goof Off. The My Little Pony theme song always has Twilight Sparkle as lead singer. International versions here.
- My Little Pony theme song (remastered) – Lesson Zero onward. The remastered My Little Pony theme song always has Twilight Sparkle as lead singer.
List of songs in season one:
List of songs in season two:
List of songs in season three:
|Episode||Song||Lead||Begins at||International versions|
|The Crystal Empire - Part 1||The Failure Song||Twilight Sparkle, Spike||5:46||International|
|The Ballad of the Crystal Empire||Mane six, Spike||16:56||International|
|The Crystal Empire - Part 2||The Success Song||Mane six, Spike||20:26||International|
|One Bad Apple||Babs Seed||Cutie Mark Crusaders||7:25||International|
|Apple Family Reunion||Raise This Barn||Applejack, Apple Bloom, Apple family||18:03||International|
|Magical Mystery Cure||Morning in Ponyville||Twilight Sparkle||0:01||International|
|What My Cutie Mark Is Telling Me||Mane six sans Twilight Sparkle||2:37||International|
|I've Got to Find a Way||Twilight Sparkle||6:03||International|
|A True, True Friend||Mane six, crowd||10:08||International|
|Celestia's Ballad||Princess Celestia||15:21||International|
|Behold, Princess Twilight Sparkle||Canterlot Royal Guards, Heralds of Arms||19:02||International|
|Life in Equestria||Twilight Sparkle, Choir||20:55||International|
My Little Pony Equestria Girls
List of songs in My Little Pony Equestria Girls:
|Film||Song||Lead||Begins at||International versions|
|My Little Pony Equestria Girls||My Little Pony theme song (Equestria Girls)||Twilight Sparkle||3:09||Mixed page|
|This Strange World||Twilight Sparkle||12:43||International|
|Equestria Girls (Cafeteria Song)||Main six, crowd||42:30||International|
|Time to Come Together||Main six||50:59||International|
|This is Our Big Night||Main six||53:57, 1:07:04 (reprise)||International|
|A Friend for Life||(Jerrica Santos)||1:10:49||International|
|My Little Pony Friends||(Kaylee Johnston, AJ Woodworth, Laura Hastings)||Cut from the final film||International|
List of songs in season four:
My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks
List of songs in the eight preceding animated shorts:
|Animated short||Song||Lead||Begins at||International versions|
|Shake your Tail!||Shake your Tail!||The Rainbooms||0:08||International|
|Perfect Day for Fun||Perfect Day for Fun||The Rainbooms||0:08||International|
List of songs in My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks:
|Film||Song||Lead||Begins at||International versions|
|My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks|
|Rainbow Rocks||The Rainbooms||0:01:57||International|
|Better Than Ever||The Rainbooms sans Twilight Sparkle||0:06:09||International|
|Battle||The Dazzlings, Students||0:13:16||International|
|Bad Counter Spell||The Rainbooms||0:37:10||International|
|Shake Your Tail||The Rainbooms||0:43:12||International|
|Under Our Spell||The Dazzlings||0:48:12||International|
|Tricks Up My Sleeve||Trixie and the Illusions||0:50:44 (short), 0:57:07 (part 1), 0:59:04 (part 2)||International|
|Awesome As I Wanna Be||Rainbow Dash and the Rainbooms||0:51:58||International|
|Welcome to the Show||The Dazzlings, the Rainbooms, and Sunset Shimmer||0:59:46 (part 1), 1:02:16 (part 2), 1:06:06 (part 3)||International|
|Shine Like Rainbows||Equestria Girls cast||1:10:27||International|
On February 27, 2014, Daniel Ingram tweeted "Four new songs to write this week and next. I guess I better get back to the grindstone #MLPSeason5". On July 18, 2014, Meghan McCarthy tweeted "Feels brought to me this week by the lyrical stylings of @KeatingRogers #MLPSeason5". On November 4, 2014, Ingram announced production had completed on the music of season 5. On December 2, 2014, special guest star Lena Hall shared a snippet of a song her character will perform in the show. On January 18, 2015, Jayson Thiessen stated that "numerous songs by @dannyimusic will be featured throughout the season."
|My Little Pony Micro-Series Issue #5||Laugh, Ponyacci, Laugh||Pinkie Pie||Page 16|
|My Little Pony Micro-Series Issue #6||Hearth's Warming Peeve||Applejack||Page 14|
|Friends Forever Issue 9||The Flim Flam Peelcore 8000||The Flim Flam Brothers||Page 20|
On October 1, 2013, Daniel Ingram tweeted "Recording with ponies and @Steflang pic.twitter.com/oDMohzpMsr" and Stef Lang tweeted in reply "“@dannyimusic: Recording with ponies and @Steflang pic.twitter.com/yKgd2HABUw” I'm a pony! I'm a pony!"
Other musical elements
In addition to background music, several musical pieces have been used in the show that are not counted as full songs, according to "The Musical Pony" complete song lyrics in Little Brown's official My Little Pony Friendship is Magic guidebook My Little Pony: The Elements of Harmony. These include:
- "Junior Speedsters" chant, sung by Rainbow Dash and Gilda in Griffon the Brush Off
- Sweetie Belle's unfinished talent show song lines in The Show Stoppers
- The Nightmare Night greeting used in Luna Eclipsed
- Sweetie Belle's campfire song in Sleepless in Ponyville, which is based on "99 Bottles of Beer"
- Spike's dragon song in Spike at Your Service
- Spike's jewel cake song in Just for Sidekicks
- The Mane Six's Crystal Empire cheer in Games Ponies Play
- Discord singing the Winter Wrap Up song in Princess Twilight Sparkle - Part 1
- Pinkie Pie's singing of "Fruit Bat Roundup" (to the tune of Winter Wrap Up) in Bats!
- The song from Hinny of the Hills in Rarity Takes Manehattan
- Apple Bloom's brief "Applelicious" rap in Pinkie Apple Pie
- The Cloudsdale and Qualify Ponyville Cheer in Rainbow Falls
- Apple Bloom's song in Somepony to Watch Over Me, cut short by Scootaloo
- Rainbow Dash's version of The rappin' Hist'ry of the Wonderbolts in Testing Testing 1, 2, 3
- Spike's rendition of the Cloudsdale Anthem in Equestria Games
- Snips and Snails' freestyle rap song in Rainbow Rocks
The Junior Speedsters Chant, the Crystal Empire cheer, Fruit Bat Roundup, the song from Hinny of the Hills, Apple Bloom's brief Applelicious rap, the song cut short by Scootaloo, and Spike's rendition of the Cloudsdale Anthem all have backing music.
The same closing theme is played over the credits of every episode except The Return of Harmony Part 2, A Friend in Deed, A Canterlot Wedding - Part 2, Magical Mystery Cure, Pinkie Pride and Twilight's Kingdom - Part 2, all of which have unique themes.
Becoming Popular (The Pony Everypony Should Know) and Find A Pet Song were nominated for the 39th Daytime Emmy Awards. At the 2013 Leo Awards in Vancouver, British Columbia, Daniel Ingram and Steffan Andrews won "Best Musical Score in an Animation Program or Series" for the season three finale. Ingram and Andrews were nominated for a 2014 Leo Award for their work on Pinkie Pride for "Best Musical Score in an Animation Program or Series".
- ↑ Daniel Ingram (2014-02-13). @JustGame4It yup, I have.... Twitter. Retrieved on 2014 February 13.
- ↑ Steflang: @dannyimusic: Four new songs to write this week .... Twitter (2014-02-27). Archived from the original on 2014-03-03. Retrieved on 2014 February 27.
- ↑ Meghan McCarthy (2014-07-18). @MMeghanMcCarthy: Feels brought to me this week .... Twitter. Retrieved on 2014 July 19.
- ↑ Daniel Ingram (2014-11-4). Aaaaaaand just like that.... Twitter. Retrieved on 2014 November 5.
- ↑ Lena Hall (2014-12-02). Here it is!!!. Instagram. Retrieved on 2014 December 2.
- ↑ Jayson Thiessen (2015-01-18). Jayson Thiessen on Twitter: "@platypusbrony numerous songs by @dannyimusic will be featured throughout the season.". Twitter. Retrieved on 2015 January 19.
- ↑ dannyimusic: Recording with ponies and .... Twitter (2013-10-01). Retrieved on 2013 October 2.
- ↑ Steflang: “@dannyimusic: Recording .... Twitter (2013-10-01). Retrieved on 2013 October 2.
- ↑ Daniel Ingram on Twitter: "@EquestriaDaily I have a challenge to all MLP fans out there! What are all Pinkie Pie's favorite THINGS in the world? #mysterysong". Twitter (2015-01-12). Retrieved on 2015 January 12.
- ↑ Nominations announced for the 39th annual Daytime Emmy Awards. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (May 9th, 2012). Retrieved on 2012 May 9.
- ↑ Leo Awards, 2013 Winners by Name. The Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation of British Columbia (2013-06-07). Retrieved on 2013 June 8.
- ↑ Leo Awards via Twitter (2013-06-07). Retrieved on 2013 June 8.
- ↑ 2014 Leo Award Nominees. Leo Awards. Retrieved on 2014 April 24.