2018 brought new bundles of joy to the country music community and we are expecting a few more in 2019.
1. Vince Gill Becomes a Grandpa Again
Jenny Gill Van Valkenburg and Josh Van Valkenburg welcomed the arrival of their second child.
Their daughter, Everly June Van Valkenburg was born Friday, January 12 at 5:32pm in a Nashville hospital. The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz. Everly joins big brother Wyatt, age 3.
Jenny is a singer/songwriter and Josh is Senior Vice President of A&R for Sony/ATV. Read more here.
2. Hilary Scott of Lady Antebellum Welcomes Twins
It’s a party of five! Lady Antebellum’s Hilary Scott and husband Tyrrell welcomed twin girls to their family on Jan. 29th. Scott’s husband, drummer Chris Tyrrell, has chosen to stay off the road to care for identical twins named Betsy Mack and Emory JoAnn. Read more here.
3. It’s a Party of Five for the Decker Family
Country music artist Jessie James Decker and husband, former Tennessee Titans player, Eric Decker welcomed their third child on March 31st.
Jessie James made the announcement on Instagram saying, “Forrest Bradley Decker born March 31st weighing 9lbs. We are so in love” Read more here.
4. Chris Stapleton and Wife Add Twins to Their Family
Baby announcements are often shared on Instagram and Facebook but the new additions to the Stapleton family came by way of Reba McEntire at the ACM Award show in Las Vegas.
Chris Stapleton won Album of the Year but was not present at the show so Reba came out to accept the award and to share news from Nashville the Stapleton family welcomed twin boys. Read more here. In November, Stapleton announced a new addition will arrive to the family, read more here.
5. Locash’s Preston Brust has a Family of Four
LOCASH’s Preston Brust became a dad again on Friday, August 10 in Nashville. The duo was out on tour but had to cancel a show in Ohio.
On Twitter, LOCASH teased about the announcement saying, “back on the road- headed to NY- show is on tonight- Ohio we will make it up to you -but what an amazing day with my family & our new addition” Read more about it here.
6. Jason Aldean and wife Brittany Announce Baby No 2
Jason Aldean and wife Brittany are expecting their second child. The couple celebrated with friends and family at Allenbrooke Farms in Spring Hill where they revealed their daughter’s name Navy Rome Williams who will be joined by big brother Memphis. Read more here.
7. Carrie Underwood Shared an Instagram about Her Family Expanding
In an Instagram video to fans Wednesday morning, Carrie Underwood announces that she and husband, former NHL player, Mike Fisher are expecting another baby.
Carrie didn’t share the expected arrival of the new addition or the gender but the pink jacket she wore in the video and pink balloons in the background may be a clue! While we don’t know the arrival date of the new family member, it must be close as she shared a video on Instagram where Mike Fisher and son Isaiah had to tie her shoes. If you’ve been pregnant, you’ve been there. Read more here.