Lainey Wilson's Inspiring Journey in 'Bell Bottom Country' Documentary

Country music star Lainey Wilson's documentary "Bell Bottom Country" premieres on Hulu on May 29, offering an intimate look at her journey to stardom. The documentary follows her struggles and triumphs, including her Grammy win and upcoming album release.

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Lainey Wilson's Inspiring Journey in 'Bell Bottom Country' Documentary

Lainey Wilson's Inspiring Journey in 'Bell Bottom Country' Documentary

Country music sensation Lainey Wilson is set to premiere her highly anticipated documentary special,"Lainey Wilson: Bell Bottom Country,"on Hulu on May 29. The documentary, produced by ABC News Studios, offers an intimate look at Wilson's remarkable journey from her small hometown of Baskin, Louisiana, to the bright lights of Nashville, Tennessee, as she pursued her dreams of stardom in the country music industry.

The documentary delves into the personal struggles and triumphs that have shaped Wilson's life and music. "I'm a tough woman, but it's not easy. I have my days where you gotta do whatever you can to crawl out of those dark holes. You're gonna feel lonely,"Wilson revealsin the documentary. She opens up about her father's health battles and the feelings of loneliness and self-doubt that accompanied her journey. "There was a lot of personal stuff in my life that was really falling apart... It's taken me a really long time to even get to this moment,"Wilson shares.

Wilson's arrival in Nashville marked a significant turning point in her career, but it was not without its challenges. "Pulling up to Nashville, I was terrified... I was a fish out of water. At times I was too country for country," Wilson admits. Despite the obstacles, Wilson persevered, honing her craft and staying true to her unique style and sound.

The documentary's premiere comes on the heels of a remarkable year for Wilson. Her album "Bell Bottom Country," released in October 2022, earned her the prestigious Grammy Award for Best Country Album in February 2024. Wilson also made her acting debut, guest-starring in the fifth season of Paramount's neo-Western drama as an aspiring country singer named Abby.

Looking ahead, Wilson is gearing up for the release of her fifth studio album, "Whirlwind," set to drop on August 23, 2023. "This past year has been such a roller coaster... It's truly been one of the most rewarding and challenging of my career," Wilson reflects. "I hope this record brings peace to your 'whirlwind' and wraps its arms around you like it did me when I was writing and recording it."

"Lainey Wilson: Bell Bottom Country"offers a raw and honest portrayal of an artist who has defied the odds and carved her own path in the country music industry. With her signature bell-bottom style and undeniable talent, Wilson has captured the hearts of fans worldwide. As she continues to reach new heights in her career, this documentary serves as a testament to the power of perseverance, authenticity, and the unwavering pursuit of one's dreams.