• Lainey Wilson is a TikTok sensation turned superstar
  • She is also known from 'Yellowstone'
  • THIS was her meteoric rise to fame

Hers has been a truly great story.  From her Grammy win to her candid discussions on body image and her thrilling stint on 'Yellowstone,' Wilson is the talk of the town. Get the inside scoop on how this Baskin, Louisiana native is changing the game and inspiring fans across the globe.

Grammy Glory and Beyond

Lainey Wilson is not your average country star. With her roots deeply planted in Baskin, Louisiana, Wilson has quickly risen to fame, capturing hearts with her authenticity and talent. Her recent ABC News Studios special, "Lainey Wilson: Bell Bottom Country," streaming on Hulu, offers an intimate glimpse into her life, revealing the highs and lows of her incredible journey.

Wilson's groundbreaking album 'Bell Bottom Country' not only earned her a Grammy but also solidified her status as a country music powerhouse.

"I am a Grammy Award winner," Wilson beams, still in disbelief over her monumental achievement. Her wins at the CMA and ACM Awards further prove that she's a force to be reckoned with.

Not one to shy away from advocacy, Wilson's trip to D.C. to address the potential dangers of artificial intelligence in music showcases her commitment to the industry's integrity. "I'm very proud to have gone there," she states, determined to make a difference.

Wilson's openness about her body image journey resonates with many. After noticing viral TikTok videos focusing on her physique, she chose to focus on the positive, embracing her body and the attention it brought to her music. "It ain't got nothing to do with my story or me singing or my songwriting," Wilson declares, undeterred by the scrutiny.

Though Wilson calls herself "a tough woman" who can "pull myself up by the bootstraps," she admits sometimes "it's not easy."

@laineywilson I've had my fair share of struggles and triumphs over the years, and for the past few, Robin Roberts has joined me on my journey to capture it all. This is my story and I'm so excited to share it with y'all through my new special, "Lainey Wilson: Bell Bottom Country" streaming NOW on @hulu. #bellbottomcountry #countrymusic #documentary ♬ original sound - Lainey Wilson

A multitalented beauty

"I have my days, just like everybody else, where you got to do whatever you can to crawl out of those dark holes," she said. 

One of those tough days came back in November of 2022 when Wilson said she was scrolling on TikTok and noticed "a few videos of my butt that had gone viral." Weeks went by and she only saw the online attention increase.

Part of Wilson's star rising in the music world was having a few of her songs featured on the hit series 'Yellowstone.' Wilson's role in it not only introduced her to a new audience but also came at a time of personal turmoil, with her father battling a serious health condition.

Balancing her rising career with family emergencies, Wilson demonstrated resilience and dedication, traits that have endeared her to fans worldwide.

Wilson's debut at the Grand Ole Opry was a dream come true, marking a full-circle moment for the singer. Her journey from a 9-year-old dreamer to a celebrated Opry member is a testament to her hard work and passion for country music.

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Lainey Wilson's story is one of perseverance, talent, and authenticity. As she continues to make her mark on the country music scene, her journey inspires aspiring artists and fans alike.

With her down-to-earth personality and undeniable talent, Wilson is not just making a splash in the industry—she's creating waves.