Hillary Scott was born as Hillary Dawn Scott-Tyrrell on April 1, 1986 in Nashville, Tennessee. She became a highly successful American singer and songwriter as the co-lead singer of country band Lady A (previously known as Lady Antebellum). She is one of the most well-known country music stars of our time and has captivated audiences all around the world with her beautiful voice and magnetic stage presence. Here are some interesting facts about this talented singer and musician that you may not know.
8 Interesting Hillary Scott Facts
#1) She comes from a musical family – Her mother is country music artist Linda Davis and her father is Lang Scott, a musician and entrepreneur. Linda Davis achieved her highest chart entry with “Does He Love You”, her 1993 duet with Reba McEntire. The duet reached number one on the Billboard country charts and won both singers the Grammy for Best Country Vocal Collaboration. Hillary was exposed to music from a young age and credits her mother for her love of music.#2) Hillary Scott decided to be a country singer at just 14 years old. She auditioned for American Idol twice, but failed to make it through to the judges round in both cases.
#5) In collaboration with her family, she released the gospel album Love Remains in 2016 as a solo artist. The album reached number 7 on the Billboard 200. Scott’s parents, Linda Davis and Lang Scott, and younger sister Rylee also appear on the album. The group is known as Hillary Scott & The Scott Family, and they have been awarded two Grammys for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album and Best Contemporary Christian Music Song. Their faith-based hit “Thy Will” topped the charts.
#6) Scott married Nashville-based drummer Chris Tyrrell on January 7, 2012. Chris Tyrrell, got her attention back in 2010 when their bands were on the road with Tim McGraw’s Southern Voice tour. Hillary, of course, was with Lady A while Chris was the drummer for Love and Theft. The pair had first met back in college but reconnected on the tour and began dating in July 2010. Their love story has been quite the adventure and they celebrated ten years of marriage on January 7, 2022.#7) Hillary Scott is a proud mother of three daughters. On July 22, 2013, she gave birth to her oldest daughter, Eisele Kay, in Nashville, Tennessee. Scott and Tyrell’s twin daughters, Betsy Mack and Emory JoAnn, were born on January 29, 2018. She has said that being a mother has given her a new perspective on life and has inspired her music in new ways. 8) She has won several Grammy Awards: Lady A has won seven Grammy Awards in total, including Best Country Album for their 2011 album “Own the Night” and Best Country Duo/Group Performance for their hit song “Need You Now.” Hillary Scott has also won two Grammy Award for her collaboration with her parents on the song “Love Remains” and “Thy Will”.
Hillary Scott is not only a talented singer and musician but also a devoted mother, a passionate philanthropist, and a woman of faith. Her music has touched the hearts of millions of fans around the world.
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