McIntyre is a 7 time WAMI Award winner (Wisconsin Area Music Industry) – including 2005′s Male Vocalist of the Year. In 2004, McIntyre became a finalist in the USA Songwriting competition. Currently, Ryan is nominated for the Shepherd Express’s annual Best of Milwaukee Awards in the categories of Best Local Artist 08′ and Best Acoustic Artist 08′. Since 1999, Ryan has had his music featured in television, film, and commercial work including songs aired on NBC, MTV, HBO, Disney Channel, and Discovery Channel. Between his prior work as the front man/songwriter for the critically acclaimed pop/rock quartet EXIT and his current run as a solo artist, Ryan has sold over 45,000 albums worldwide.
Singing songs, writing songs, playing guitars, booking gigs, meeting cool people, watching baseball.
The Beach Boys, The Beatles (Great English Band – Check em’ out), Ben Folds, Bob Schneider, Buby and His Music Makers, Buddy Holly, Colin Hay, Counting Crows, Craig Carothers, The Artist Formerly Known as Chris Gaines, Crowded House, Dan Fogelberg, Duncan Sheik, Dwight Yoakam, Eva Cassidy, The Format, Gary Burr, Glen Hansard, Gordon Sumner, Guster, The Hofstetters, Huey Lewis, Hugh Prestwood, James Taylor, The Jayhawks, Josh Rouse, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Noel Gallagher, Norah Jones, Pete Yorn, Ryan Adams, Skip Ewing, Teitur, Tom Petty, Vince Gill, Wilco, William Joel.