Lainey Wilson posted a clip of her new commercial for Wrangler this week (8/23). It features the country star in her Wranglers surrounded by wild horses. Of course, she’s wearing her many Wrangler bell-bottom styles. At the end of the commercial clip, Lainey says, “Wrangler, long live cowgirls.”
Wilson captioned the video clip on Instagram, “Turn heads and capture hearts (smiling emoji with cowboy hat). I partnered with @wrangler to show y’all some of their new Fall styles.”
Many of her die-hard fans reacted to her post, including one who wrote, “Lainey Wilson do a Flicka remake.” Another fan commented, “My favorite new ad or commercial! I’m loving it. Way to go, Lainey.” One more fan gushed, “I absolutely LOVE the trail you are blazing for women in country music.”
Over the decades, country stars have lent their talent to promote many items through print, TV, and radio commercials, from the 1970s, when Loretta Lynn was talking about Crisco Oil to Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson doing Taco Bell spots. It was actually Toby Keith’s Ford commercial that started to get him more noticed by a wider audience. Some credit that commercial with cementing his superstar status.
Even country icon Dolly Parton teamed with her goddaughter Miley Cyrus for a 2022 Superbowl commercial for T-Mobile. Kelsea Ballerini also became a commercial girl when she announced in 2022 that she was an official “Cover Girl” for the makeup brand. Faith Hill has been in Pepsi commercials, Shania Twain has done Revlon commercials and Garth Brooks has done Dr. Pepper commercials.
The news of Wilson’s new commercial got us thinking: what other country stars have teamed with companies and made commercials? So we dove in and found seven commercials that some of you may recall through the years as companies turned to country music royalty to promote their brands.