Congratulations! Once again Jackson has been honored as a Semi-Finalist in the 2016 Song of the Year Contest, this year for his autobiographical "Calling After Midnight." Thank you to producers and co-writers Bill Cuomo and Beeb Birtles!
American Pop Star Became A Graduate Student in Haining International District in Zhejiang University! Music Video views on YouTube are over 1.8 Million!
Belmont senior Jackson Wells, who has spent the last four summers performing in China while transitioning from student artist to rising star overseas, has received a scholarship to study at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU).
Jackson just finished recording a 50-minute interview and live performance with popular Chinese entertainment host, VIVI G! Read the interview with english translation.
Belmont senior Jackson Wells shares his experiences over the last three years touring in China, transitioning from student artist to rising star overseas. After multiple visits and performances in China over the past four years, Wells has developed an active following and now performs for thousands of fans who know his songs word for word.
The following article was published on August 17, 2015, in the People’s Daily newspaper in China, circulation over 3,000,000. It was written from an in-depth interview the reporter did with Jackson after the last show in Beijing. Thank you for the great article! Congratulations, Jackson!
For Belmont senior Jackson Wells, singing to crowds of more than 10,000 fans is all in a day’s work. Spending the summer performing across China, Wells and his Nashville band have been seen on stages in Chengdu, Shenzhen and Nanjing, among others, and rounded out their three-week tour on August 9 in Beijing.
U.S. singer Jackson Wells will give a show Sunday night at the Nanshan Cultural and Sports Center.
Born in New York City, Wells is a student at Belmont University in Nashville, majoring in songwriting and minoring in Chinese. He released his self-titled EP in December 2010. Wells’ first full-length album, “Picture of Life,” was a collaboration with Grammy-award winning producer Bill Cuomo and Beeb Birtles, founding member of Little River Band, and was released in January 2014 on his own independent label.
Tennessee pop singer has been confirmed as the star. Jackson Wells will be guest to join the United States "Schwarzenegger Low Carbon China."
Eric T. Parker • November 26, 2014
Belmont junior Jackson Wells has experienced an increasing fanbase in China. In August, the New York native found himself performing as a headliner at a Chengdu festival, playing to more than 470,000 fans over three nights.