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Greg Bates and Wife Shelley Skidmore Share Gender Reveal Online [Watch]

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Greg Bates and his wife have revealed the sex of the baby they are expecting in October.

Bates and wife Shelley Skidmore shared footage from their “Boots or Bows?” gender reveal party to YouTube earlier this month, showing the couple in anticipation as they get ready to pop a balloon filled with confetti. The balloon pop sends blue confetti flying, telling them they are expecting a boy. The excited couple got to share the special moment not only with fans online, but with family and friends who were gathered around.

“It’s official!! We’re having a BOY! @shelleyskidmore and I couldn’t be more excited and blessed to share him with the world,” Bates wrote on Instagram to accompany the video.

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Bates proposed to singer-songwriter Skidmore on Valentine’s Day in 2014, and the couple wed in May of 2015 in her hometown of Stanton, Ky. They announced they were expecting their first child on their second anniversary in another Instagram post that featured their dog wearing a sign that reads, “Big sister.”

Bates released his self-titled debut EP via Republic Nashville in July of 2012. His debut single, “Did It for the Girl,” reached the Top 20 on Billboard‘s U.S. Hot Country Songs chart and the Top 5 on the U.S. Country Airplay chart. He released “Fill in the Blank” in January of 2013. He has since parted ways with Republic Nashville.

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