Killian Wells (born November 13, 1988) is a pop singer, songwriter, and record producer from New York City.
Wells owns the music label Inferno Records and is the founder of Xuvo, a cocktail mixer.
At age 17, Wells began co-producing his own material and formed the production team Sir Killian and Christof, a musical partnership. His first single to receive significant attention was "V.I.P.", released as a digital EP on July 21, 2009 on iTunes and Amazon MP3 through Wells' own indie label Inferno Records. "V.I.P." has received airplay on Top 40 stations and was added to US Airways in-flight entertainment Hit List channel in November 2009. Wells co-wrote and co-produced the album version of "V.I.P." The digital EP also features remixes by LorD and Master (who also remixed Dangerous Muse), Purple Moon Banana (RuPaul), and Wells under the moniker "Knightwriter".
The digital EP was replaced on May 25, 2010 by a new single mix of "V.I.P.", re-released to coincide with the debut of an accompanying music video by director Karl Giant
It was followed by a number of releases on his Inferno like "Psycho" in 2011 and "It's Like That" featuring Nixon in 2012. The follow-up "STRFKR" also in 2012, co-starred gay porn actor Brent Everett and film actor and writer Michael Serrato. The music video was directed by Wells. Everett said he chose to be in the music video as he liked Wells' work and couldn't pass the pass up a chance to work with him.
In 2013, Wells cooperated with Kristinia DeBarge featuring her on his dance release "Remix My Love".
In popular culture:
In December 2008 Wells became part of photographer Adam Bouska's NOH8 Campaign in response to California Proposition 8 (2008) making him one of the first pop artists to join the campaign.
Wells was selected as one of 30 acts to perform in the music showcase Pure Pop 2009 at Webster Hall. The performance on November 14, 2009 was Wells' first live show. Jack Chambers (2008 season winner of So You Think You Can Dance Australia) appeared as one of Wells' dancers.
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