WATCH: Lainey Wilson Gives Shoutout to Boyfriend Duck During PCAs Acceptance Speech


Lainey Wilson had a memorable evening at the 2024 People's Choice Awards, where she not only performed but also took home the trophy for People's Female Country Artist. During her acceptance speech, Wilson expressed her gratitude to God, her family, and her boyfriend, Devlin "Duck" Hodges.

"I want to thank my parents, my family, my hometown, my team," Wilson said emotionally while clutching her award. She also expressed her love for her artist manager Mandelyn Monchick, her boyfriend Duck, and her faith in Jesus Christ, emphasizing that she couldn't have achieved this without their support.

Wilson also took the opportunity to thank her fans for their unwavering support, acknowledging that her success wouldn't be possible without them.


She reflected on the diversity and growth of country music, expressing her pride in being part of a genre that encompasses a variety of voices and stories.

In addition to her win, Wilson also graced the stage with a medley of her hits at the awards show, including "Things a Man Oughtta Know," "Watermelon Moonshine," and her latest release, "Country's Cool Again."

The People's Choice Awards were held at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, and were broadcast on NBC and streamed on Peacock. Wilson's performance and acceptance speech were a highlight of the evening, showcasing her talent and gratitude for her supporters.


On a personal note, Wilson has gradually opened up about her relationship with former NFL player Devlin Hodges. The couple made their first public appearance together at the 2023 ACM Awards and later attended the CMA Awards. While Wilson has been discreet about their relationship, she did admit to putting Hodges to work around her Nashville home.

Despite their low-key approach to their relationship, Wilson and Hodges have captured the hearts of fans with their sweet and endearing bond. Their public appearances and shared moments on social media continue to demonstrate their love and support for each other, making them an adorable and beloved couple in the country music community.


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