DJ James Ingram

DJ James Ingram is the #4 ranked JACKIN HOUSE Artist in the world and along with Dr Packer and Sonny Fodera is one of only 3 Australian artists to make it into the exclusive Traxsource Top 100 Artist list of 2017. All this has been achieved in a very short space in time, since his career relaunch in March 2017. James is no stranger to success though. In a Music Production and DJ career spanning over 20 years, DJ James Ingram (Australia’s original house music pioneer) has been a former No.2 ranked DJ in Australia for the 1988 and 1989 DMC DJ mixing championships. Been a recurring judge for the Australian ARIA awards. Received the SAMIA award for most outstanding contribution to dance music. Has written, produced and remixed multiple gold & platinum records and in 1992 helped launch Australia’s first Super Club “Heaven” as resident DJ for 7 years.

Through most major record labels he has released over 60 tracks under various monikers and collaborated with artists as diverse as Dead or Alive, Eternal, Ross Wilson and of course had huge worldwide chart success co-writing multiple tracks, including “Absolutely Everybody”, for Vanessa Amorosi. In 2001 he took a break from music and lived in New York and London where he established a hugely successful career in the Film and TV industry as an editor and Development Producer. Now, with his own unique style of Jackin, House and Old-Skool sounds. The launch of his own label, House Biscuits Music. Releases on Guesthouse Music, Monoside Records, Fogbank, Cruise Music and Hot Stuff Records, along with his 2017 comeback track “That DJ Made My Day” spending 5 weeks at No1 on Traxsource – DJ James Ingram is back in the international spotlight again.

Career highlights:
2018 January – DJ James Ingram “All I Wanna Say” remix for Mvzzik, played as the opening track by Sam Divine on her first Defected Radio show for 2018
2017 December – Traxsource rank DJ James Ingram their #4 JACKIN Artist of 2017
2017 December – Traxsource rank DJ James Ingram their #100 Artist of 2017
2017 April – “That DJ Made My Day” spends 5 weeks as the Traxsource #1 track
2017 March – DJ James Ingram releases “That DJ Made My Day” on Monoside Records. Marking his official return to music after a 16 year retirement.
2001 – James retires from music with a career spanning almost 60 songs, either produced, remixed or co-written.
2001 – Produced “Slave To My Emotions” for Ross Wilson. To be included on and help promote the album “Now Listen! The Best Of Ross Wilson”.
2001 – Awarded 4 x Platinum sales of the album “The Power” by Vanessa Amorosi for Australia. Awarded Gold sales of the album in Germany.
2001 – Awarded Platinum sales for the single “The Power” by Vanessa Amorosi for Australia.
2000 – Awarded 2 x Platinum sales for the single “Absolutely Everybody” by Vanessa Amorosi for Australia. Awarded Platinum sales for Ireland. Awarded Gold sales for Germany, New Zealand, Switzerland and Austria.
2000 – “Absolutely Everybody” becomes viewed as the unofficial anthem for the Sydney 2000 Olympics
1999 – Co-write with Mark Holden: “Absolutely Everybody”, “The Power” and “Pray For Love” for Vanessa Amorosi’s multi platinum = “The Power” album
1997–2001 – Judge for the Australian Music Industries annual ARIA awards.
1997 – SAMIA award for most outstanding contribution to Dance Music.
1994 – Under the moniker Tyme. James Ingram releases his first single through Molly Meldrum’s Melodian Records
1992 – 1999 Begin 7 year residency at “Heaven”, Australia’s first Super Club
1989 – Australian DMC DJ mixing Championships runner up
1988 – Australian DMC DJ mixing Championships runner up

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