Lainey Wilson is an American country music singer-songwriter, She started performing at an early age before releasing her debut album in Lainey Wilson in 2014.
Wilson was born in Baskin, Louisiana, a town of only 300 people. Her father was a farmer while her mother was a schoolteacher.
Wilson’s father taught her a couple chords and she started writing her songs as a teenager.
She released an extended play (EP) on Myspace titled Country Girls Rule in 2006.
She secured a publishing deal and later released an extended play (EP) in 2019, which included the song “Things a Man Oughta Know”.
Full Name: Lainey Wilson
Date of Birth: May 19, 1992
Place of Birth: Baskin, Louisiana, U.S.
Record label: BBR, Cupit, Lone Chief
Instruments: Vocals, guitar
Wilson released a self-titled album on the Culpit label. It was followed in 2016 by her second album Tougher. The disc was released on the Lone Chief label. The project garnered an audience and charted the Billboard Top Country Albums list in 2016.
In 2018, she issued her second EP, a self-titled collection that was self-released. This led to Wilson signing a publishing deal with SONY/ATV in 2018.
Wilson signed a major-label recording contract with the BBR Music Group. Her first major-label release was her third EP Redneck Hollywood (2019).
Her debut major label single was also released in 2019 called “Dirty Looks”. Off the Record UK praised the EP, highlighting Wilson’s songwriting and the production from producer Jay Joyce.
In August 2020, the BBR label issued Wilson’s next single to radio titled “Things a Man Oughta Know”.
The track gained heavy media attention from sites like Apple Music, iHeart Radio,[Spotify[and Pandora.
By 2021, “Things a Man Oughta Know” became her breakout single, reaching number three on the Billboard Country Airplay chart and number one on the Country Songs chart.
It was included on her third studio album Sayin’ What I’m Thinkin’ (2021). The disc was her first full-length album collection issued on the BBR label and contained 12 tracks.
Wilson’s musical style is rooted in country music, but also incorporates elements of pop, southern rock, contemporary country and classic country.
Sayin’ What I’m Thinkin’
Country Girls Rule
“High on Somethin'”
“Things a Man Oughta Know”
CMT Music Awards Breakthrough Video of the Year – “Things a Man Oughta Know”
Academy of Country Music Awards New Female Artist of the Year
Song of the Year – “Things a Man Oughta Know”