Who is Reid Wilson? The “AGT” Season 19 contestant’s TikToks brought attention to her American Idol

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 19 contestant Reid Wilson is a singer from Alabama who has already made a big TV debut. Reid is a social media celebrity and rose to fame after his singing videos with fellow “The Voice” alum Ryley Wilson went viral.

The TikTok videos also garnered the attention of Jennifer Hudson and the aspiring singer fulfilled his dream of meeting his idol in November 2023. He appeared on “The Jennifer Hudson Show” and performed Aretha Franklin’s “Ain’t No Way” with his brother Ryley Tate Wilson accompanying. him on the piano. Reid was only 14 years old at the time of his television debut.

He was very excited for his debut and told Jennifer, “I’m probably your biggest fan in the world. I listen to your music like every day when I make my bed. [or] when I walk.” He added, “I sing your music all the time.” However, he is thriving in his career and will soon make his debut with his first song. He recently shared on his social. media, “BIG NEWS!!! ! In LA recording my first song ever.”

Reid Wilson auditioned in
Reid Wilson auditioned for “AGT” Season 19 (Instagram/@its_reidthomas)

Reid Wilson is considering dating Jennifer Hudson

“AGT” Season 19 contestant Reid Wilson was much more excited to meet his idol Jennifer Hudson. He shared a series of photos from “The Jennifer Hudson Show” and reflected on his experience. He shared, “Dreams really do come true!!!! Thank you SOOOO much everyone for your kind words and especially for tagging the one and only JHUD!!!!!”

The NBC show contestant continued, “It worked!! She saw my video and I got to be on her show and SING with the legend himself!! Go watch the full episode that aired today – I’m on the last segment called Spotlight.”

“AGT” Season 19 contestant Reid Wilson considers dating Jennifer Hudson (Instagram/@its_reidthomas)

Reid Wilson is voice-trained by his famous brother Ryley Wilson

“AGT” Season 19 contestant Reid Wilson followed in the footsteps of his famous brother Ryley Wilson, who competed on Team Niall during Season 23 of “The Voice.” Ryley made it all the way to the semi-finals before being knocked out of the competition.

After his successful gig, Ryley discovered that his brother also had “amazing” singing talent. Ryley began giving singing lessons to his younger brother and honed his skills. Reid was homeschooled so he was given more opportunities to focus on his singing alongside his studies.

Reid Wilson is vocally coached by his famous brother Ryley Wilson (Instagram/@its_reidthomas)
Reid Wilson is vocally coached by his famous brother Ryley Wilson (Instagram/@its_reidthomas)

Catch new and exciting performances on “America’s Got Talent” Season 19 every Tuesday at 8 PM ET on NBC.

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