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Grammy, Emmy and Oscar-nominated producer, Kent Wells is a veteran musician, songwriter and performer who has toured and recorded with many of the major artists including Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers, Brooks and Dunn, Travis Tritt, Oak Ridge Boys, Lee Greenwood and Keith Whitley. As a producer, his credits include Dolly Parton’s two highest Billboard Album Chart debuts of her career, as well as multiple RIAA Certified Gold and Platinum awarded and chart-topping record projects for her in the US, Europe, Australia and the U.K., Including the Billboard Number one album “A Holly Dolly Christmas in 2020. He has produced many other critically acclaimed projects for chart-topping artists including Michael Peterson, Neal McCoy, and 4 Runner. He was nominated for an Oscar for his work on the song “Travelin’ Through.” For Parton as well. As a guitarist and multi-instrumentalist, Wells has performed on numerous Billboard Chart-certified number one and top ten hits for various artists and performed on literally thousands of recordings across nearly every genre of commercial music. He has also toured the world as lead guitarist and musical director with several of the biggest names in Country Music including record breaking tours with Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire and performed in some of the most noted concert venues and festivals worldwide including Carnegie Hall, The Royal Albert Hall, Texas Stadium, Glastonberry Festival, Radio City Music Hall, Houston Rodeo, Woodstock, CMA Fest, and The Grand Ole’ Opry. Wells’ list of Television and Radio performances is extensive as well including appearances on Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and Jay Leno, Late Night With David Letterman, The Arsenio Hall Show, The Today Show On NBC, Good Morning America, Live With Regis and Kathy Lee, Grand Ole’ Opry Live, Hee Haw, A&E By Request, American Idol, Dancing With The Stars, BBC Radio Live, Austin City Limits, A Capitol 4th, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and many more. As a songwriter his songs have been recorded by several chart- topping artists and have been performed on American Idol and Dancing With The Stars. He also had two Billboard number one streaming hits in 2020: I Still Believe, and When Life is Good Again with Dolly Parton. He has also written and produced major advertising spots for clients including Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonalds, Goodyear and Southeast Grocers.