Austin Webb, Wife Expecting First Child
Country singer Austin Webb announced some exciting news on Tuesday (Dec. 27): He and wife Melanie are expecting their first child.
Webb makes the announcement with an Instagram post featuring a photo of Melanie showing off her baby bump surrounded by a beautiful Christmas scene and the clever phrase, "We're trading our silent nights for a bundle of joy." The new addition to the Webb family is arriving in June of 2017. The couple wed in November 2016 after a year-long engagement. Webb is best known for his 2015 single, "All Country on You."
Webb is not the only country music star to announce exciting baby news in 2016. Ashley Monroe made the big announcement on Christmas Day that she and husband John Danks are expecting their first bundle of joy in 2017. Shay Mooney of breakout country duo Dan + Shay announced in October of 2016 that he and fiancee Hannah Billingsley are pregnant with baby No. 1. He recently revealed that they are having a boy and will name him Asher. Jaren Johnston, one-third of the Cadillac Three, and his wife are also anticipating the birth of their first child in April of 2017.
Mo Pitney will ring in the New Year with his first child, as he and wife Emily welcome a daughter, Evelyne Nadine Pitney, in February. Love and Theft's Stephen Barker Liles and his wife Jenna are expecting baby No. 2 in 2017. He made the announcement with an adorable video with his wife and son Jett, revealing they will have a girl. Nashville star Chris Carmack, who plays country star Will Lexington on the CMT show, also welcomed a baby girl in 2016.
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