Songwriter-artist Danny Wells is a CMA and an ACM award nominee. He is recognized for the #1 HITS, Check Yes or No recorded by George Strait, These Days recorded by Rascal Flatts and Couldn’t Last a Moment by Collin Raye.
Wells is from Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina where he graduated from Roanoke Rapids High School. He then moved to Oklahoma City and earned his A.A. Music degree from Southwestern Christian University. Next he headed out to Music City where he attended Belmont University and received a B.M. in Commercial Music. Immediately after graduation, he began to concentrate on what he loved most—songwriting.
He wrote the George Strait hit, Check Yes Or No. The song would become a number one hit for four weeks for Strait. Some of the awards Check Yes Or No has received include CMA Single of the Year, ACM Single of the Year, Video of the Year, Entertainment Radio Network’s Song of the Year, Country Weekly Magazine’s Golden Pick Award for Song of the Year and Country Weekly magazine’s Golden Pick Award for Video of the Year. The song was also featured in an ad campaign for Wrangler Jeans. Check Yes Or No to date has received over 6 million spins on the radio making it George Strait’s top played song.
Some of Danny’s other hits include This Everyday Love and While You Loved Me, both recorded by Rascal Flatts, Craig Morgan’s Little Bit of Life and Hello L-O-V-E, a hit single for John Michael Montgomery. He has also had cuts by numerous other artists, including Chris Young, JoDee Messina, Joe Diffie, Scotty McCreery, Crystal Gayle, Sara Evans, Tracy Byrd, Billy Ray Cyrus, Alabama, Trent Tomlinson, James Bonamy, Julie Roberts, Wade Hayes and Confederate Railroad.
Wells currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Nashville Songwriters Association International as well as their Board of Directors. He was Belmont University’s 2014 Curtain Call Award recipient and also currently serves on the University’s FAB Board … Friends of the Arts at Belmont. His songs have received BMI’s certification for over 14 million radio airplays. huck grew up in the South Carolina Low Country. He’s a Southern boy whose music echoes the R&B, Rock & Roll, Country and Gospel music he grew up on.