Greg Wells

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Greg Wells
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Greg Wells
Background information
Origin Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Genres Rock, pop, classical, jazz
Occupations Record producer, songwriter, musician, mix engineer
Instruments Piano, Synthesizer, drums, guitar, bass, Hammond B3
Website GregWells.net

Greg Wells is a multiple Grammy nominated musician, record producer and songwriter [1] based in Miami. Wells has songs on over 85 million units sold. He has produced and written with Adele, Rufus Wainwright, Twenty One Pilots, Theophilus London, Mayer Hawthorne, Katy Perry, Kid Cudi, Weezer, The All American Rejects, LostAlone, Pink, OneRepublic, Kelly Clarkson, Pharrell Williams, Otep, Deftones, Aerosmith, Burt Bacharach, Jessie Baylin, Creeper Lagoon, Celine Dion, Crash Test Dummies, Ozzy Osbourne, Elton John, Jars of Clay, and the Count Basie Orchestra. Wells grew up in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, studied piano, pipe organ, orchestral percussion and music theory at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music and attended the Humber College Jazz Music Program in Toronto on drums, piano, and guitar. He is married to songwriter Nina Woodford.

Career highlights[edit]

  • Adele
    • "One and Only" on Adele's worldwide #1 Grammy winning Album Of The Year, 21. Over 25 million units sold.
  • Katy Perry
  • OneRepublic
    • produced worldwide #1 hit "Apologize". Wells produced the Timbaland remix and the OneRepublic original version, making it one of the most successful selling and charting songs of the decade.[2] "Apologize" has sold in excess of 10 million singles worldwide & stayed at #1 for eight consecutive weeks on Billboard's Pop 100. "Apologize" is now the second-highest legally downloaded song in US digital history.[3] "Apologize" is number 50 on the definitive list of Billboard's Hot 100 All-Time Songs from the chart's first 50 years, August 1958 through July 2008; achieving this status after spending 25 consecutive weeks in the top 10.

References[edit]

  1. ^ GRAMMY.com
  2. ^ Billboard.com delivers Music Chart Coverage- Find Digital Music Charts
  3. ^ http://sev.prnewswire.com/entertainment/20080904/LATH03704092008-1.html

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