Anita Wells began singing at the tender age of four, with a unique vocal style ranging from Gospel to Jazz, Pop, and R& B. She is a multitalented singer, actress, choreographer and songwriter. A highly sought-after background and lead vocalist for numerous gospel and secular artists and has toured nationally and internationally with Stellar Award Nominee James Hall and Worship & Praise, The Edwin Hawkins Workshop Choir, The Institutional Children’s Choir, Minister Deborah Pritchard Stevenson & The Pritchard Ensemble, D’atra Hicks, Valerie Boyd, Queen Esther Marrow & The Harlem Gospel Singers, Bishop Nathaniel Townsley, Kenton Rogers, The Jason’s Lyric Soundtrack Tour with Jamecia Benette of Sounds of Blackness, The Weather Girls, Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, Changing Faces, Christopher Williams, Faith Evans, Shirley Murdock, Vickie Winans, Mary J. Blige, Lil Mo, Liza Minelli, Michael Jackson, Marc Anthony, Edwin Starr, Gorillaz, Andre Reiu, Yolanda Adams, Schon Jomel, Professor Anthony Evans, Vickie Natale, Ayanna Clarke, Chandlar, Tania, Stephanie McKay & The World Famous Harlem Gospel Choir.
Anita Wells is definitely a STAR in her OWN right and has appeared in several Off-Broadway Musical Productions, Tell-It, Sing-it, Shout-it, Miss Hazel’s House of Heavenly Rest, A Pure Gospel America, Talent, Jump Up To The Future, Jesus Lay Your Head in the Winda, The Blacker the Berry the Sweeter the Juice, Tell the World, No Where Fast, Hallelujah Revival, Vy Higgenson’s six musicals, Mama I Want to Sing, Sing Mama II, Born to Sing, Let the Music Play Gospel, This is My Song, and the choreographer of Gospel Is.
Capturing originality for that one-of-a-kind, unique sound.
Her television credits include: Fox 5 Good Day New York & Papal Journey @Yankee Stadium for the Pope-2008. Oprah with Lisa Marie Presley, The Gospel Superfest 2007, Hip Hop Honors Award 2005, BCAT – Imani’s Corner 2004 – 2005, Lifetime Achievement Awards 2003, MTV UPFRONT Awards Show, The Rosanne Show, BET Soundstage, International Jazz Festival Montreal 1998, Stellar Awards 1997, The ASCAP Awards, Vibe, Christmas Tree Lighting 1996, Jerry Lewis Telethon 1996, 2008 & 2009, USA Live, The Grind, The Bobby Jones Gospel Show, MTV UPFRONT Awards, The 2nd Annual Black Prestige Awards, performing the song, Thank For My Child, a tribute to Cheryl Pepsi Riley.
Anita has recorded on Andre Rieu’s cd and dvd, New York Memories – Live at Radio City Music Hall, lead song, Oh Happy Day, Co-Writer for Oxygen Cable & Get Real Production’s T.V. Pilot-2006, Pastor Alvin Freeland, Lyfe Jennings, Desiree Coleman Jackson, The Barrio Brothers, Pastor Bernard Corbett & Spiritual Language, Jolene McLean, Evangelist Celeste Washington & The Conference Choir, the original cast recording of musical, Gospel Is, an international House Single, Praise the DJ, Harry Connick Jr’s “Song for the Hopeful” with Kim Burrell and James Hall and Worship & Praise – Also, lead and background vocalist on God Is In Control, King of Glory, The Gospel According to James Hall – Chapter IV, and Live in New York, cd and dvd recording at Lincoln Center. Anita appeared as the Guest Host on Testimony Tuesdays for Three Months on Full Effect Anointed Sound, 89.3 FM Radio Broad-Casting Station 9:00-11:00 PM. To God Be ALL Glory!