Country Sensation Lainey Wilson Graces GRAMMY Red Carpet in Sleek Black Ensemble

Wilson turned heads in a chic black jumpsuit ahead of Music’s Biggest Night!

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Lauren Jo Black

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February 4, 2024

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Lainey Wilson arrives at The 66th Annual Grammy Awards; Photo: Stewart Cook/CBS ©2024 CBS Broadcasting, Inc.

Lainey Wilson turned heads on the GRAMMY Awards red carpet in a sleek all-black ensemble on Sunday, February 4. 

The country superstar didn’t shy away from her signature bell bottom style for Music’s Biggest Night. Styled by Karla Welch, Wilson opted for an all-black Balmain jumpsuit, complete with gold accents. She donned Casadei shoes, a bag by Tyler Ellis, and jewels from Pomellato. Her blonde hair appeared to be a bit shorter and was styled in loose waves by Renato Campora. Nikki DoRoest, Wilson’s makeup artist, achieved a flawless and exceptionally natural appearance for her on the red carpet.

Wilson Is A Two-Time GRAMMY Nominee

Wilson is attending the 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards as a two-time nominee with nominations for Best Country Album for Bell Bottom Country and Best Country Duo/Group Performance for “Save Me” with Jelly Roll. 

Lainey Wilson arrives at The 66th Annual Grammy Awards; Photo: Stewart Cook/CBS ©2024 CBS Broadcasting, Inc.
Lainey Wilson arrives at The 66th Annual Grammy Awards; Photo: Stewart Cook/CBS ©2024 CBS Broadcasting, Inc.

GRAMMY Nominations Are A ‘Stamp Of Approval’ For Wilson

Ahead of the show, the Louisiana native reflected on her nominations admitting, “It’s crazy” to think of herself as a GRAMMY-nominated artist. 

Of her nominations, she told Apple Music’s Kelleigh Bannen, it felt like “a stamp of approval or respect from people in the industry as a whole.” 

“Of course, I didn’t move to Nashville to just win awards. I moved here because this is what I love to do, but it’s like a cool thing that comes along with it,” Wilson admitted. “To think about a girl that grew up in a town of less than 200 people getting nominated for a Grammy… I hope that people who feel like, ‘Oh, there’s no chance in hell I would ever be able to do that,’ I hope that they can look at the story and be like, ‘Well, hey, you never know.’”

Wilson is still riding high from the CMA Awards last fall where she took home five awards, including the top honor of CMA Entertainer of the Year. Later this year, she will embark on her headlining Country’s Cool Again Tour. The trek kicks off May 31 in Nashville, TN, and includes 35 dates across the U.S. and Canada with the last stop being Monroe, LA on November 15. Special guests Jackson Dean, Ian Munsick, and Zach Top will appear on select dates of the 2024 run. 

How To Watch The GRAMMYs

The 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards will air live from Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 4 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/5:00-8:30 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network. Hosted by Trevor Noah, Music’s Biggest Night will be broadcast will also be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.*

First Look at GRAMMY Stage for The 66th Annual Grammy Awards Stage; Photo: Courtesy of The Recording Academy ©2024 /photographer: Juliana Bernstein
First Look at GRAMMY Stage for The 66th Annual Grammy Awards Stage; Photo: Courtesy of The Recording Academy ©2024 /photographer: Juliana Bernstein

The star-studded ceremony will feature performances by Burna Boy, Luke Combs, Billie Eilish, Billy Joel, Dua Lipa, Joni Mitchell, Olivia Rodrigo, Travis Scott, SZA and U2. 

Presenters include Christina Aguilera, Lenny Kravitz, Lionel Richie, Mark Ronson, Maluma, Kacey Musgraves, Meryl Streep, Samara Joy, Taylor Tomlinson, and Oprah Winfrey. 

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Lauren Jo Black

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Lauren Jo Black

Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.