Carolyn Kruse

Carolyn Kruse

Carolyn Kruse

Does it seem like people are having more babies now? When I was having my kids, everyone I knew also had just children to complete their family. But now, it seems as if 3 or 4 is the standard for number of offspring. The birthrate was slightly higher in the U.S. last year. But that’s not all. Boom! Look at these 14 beautiful country music babies born in 2023.

The country music community saw quite a bit of a boom in 2023. Big name artists and their significant others kept their family names in the news. From the Combs home to Hunt house, there were babies, babies everywhere. Below, you will meet the beautiful country music babies born in 2023.

Babies and Trends

According to Macrotrends, the birth rate in the country last year was 12.023 births per 1000 people. That is a 0.09% increase from 2022. However, that is significantly less that the rate of the rest of the world. In fact, an article in USA Today points out:  “The United States population grew at about half the rate of global growth in 2023, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.” Pew Research reports that since 2011, the “share of Americans who see families of three or more children as ideal has risen among all levels of education.”

Some of the famous names you’ll see below were first time parents in 2023, like Jon and Summer Pardi. Meanwhile others are working on their own band, like Preston Brust of LOCASH, who now has a family of five. The happiest news of all is that each of these families is healthy and happy. And yes, they are all back to work to pay for their beautiful children’s future college, and all the stuff that comes with babies.

Congratulations to all of these parents and their families. What a boom it has been. I cannot wait to see what 2024 will bring.




  • Russell Dickerson + Kailey

    Russell and Kailey’s world got totally rad when baby Radford Arthur made his way into the world on October 1, 2023. Their first born, 3 year old Remington, is loving being a big brother. Russell’s Instagram post said it all; “Lil Rad is a dream baby. And Rem is obsessed with being a super big brother.”

  • Jon Pardi + Summer

    Presley Fawn Pardi sang her way into the world on February 18, 2023. Presley is the couple’s first born. But not an only child for long, as the Pardi’s recently shared they are now expecting their second child in 2024. And it’s another girl. So, more dad jokes from Jon are bound to come soon. He had his first opportunity when Presley was born, saying; “Our baby girl is ready to Pardi haha DAD joke!”

  • Jordan Davis + Kristen

    Elijah Patrick Jordan made his way during a busy concert season for dad, but Jordan was there to welcome his third child in June of 2023. Elijah has a 4 year old big sis named Eloise and a 2/12 year old big brother named Locklan.

  • Luke Combs + Nicole

    Beau Lee Combs joined his big brother, Tex Lawrence and mom and dad on August 15 of 2023. Their 2 bedroom home is now busting at the seams. The Combs are currently building a new home for their family of 4.

  • Sam Hunt + Hannah

    About a month after their second child was born, Sam Hunt and his wife, Hannah Lee Fowler officially announced his birth. Lowry Lee was born on October 24, 2023. His name was taken from his parents middle names, Lowry is Sam’s middle name and Lee is Hannah’s. Lowry joined big sister Lucy Louise, who was 18 months old at his arrival. It was all hush-hush until they let People make it official.

  • Dylan Scott + Blair

    Say hello to Barron! “My Girl” singer Dylan Scott and his wife Blair welcomed baby boy Barron to their family on September 26 of 2023. Siblings Beckett and Finlay are thrilled! As Dylan explained in his Instagram post, the name Barron means warrior.

  • Kimberly Perry + Johnny

    Kimberly Perry, former lead singer of her family group, the Band Perry, announced the birth of her first baby in August of last year. Perry and her husband Johnny Costello welcomed son Whit into the world on August 26 in Nashville.

  • Shay Mooney + Hannah

    Shay Mooney and his wife Hannah added to their future boys choir when Abram made his way into the family back on January 17 of 2023. This is their 3rd son. Abram has 2 big brothers named Asher (5 years old) and Ames (2 years old). You could say these boys are on their A game. “Grateful doesn’t begin to cover it,” wrote Shay when announcing Abram’s birth on Instagram.

  • John Osborne + Lucie

    Brothers Osborne’s guitarist, singer and funny guy John Osborne and his wife Lucie Silvas were ecstatic when their twins made their way into the world on March 21st. The proud dad captioned his announcement post with: “Welcome to this crazy world, Arthur and Maybelle.”

  • Drake White + Alex

    “Livin’ the Dream” singer Drake White and his wife Alex were finally parents in 2023, after about six years of trying . On Friday, January 20, William Hawk White was born. The couple call their son by his middle name “Hawk.”

  • Preston Brust + Kristen

    On June 9, 2023 LOCASH’s Preston Brust and his wife Kristen were over the moon to have daughter Lion Lockheart Brust join their band. Lion has a big sis, 7 year old Love Lily and 4 year old big bro Legend Wilde. And then there were 5.

  • Maddie Font + Jonah

    Maddie and Tae’s Maddie Font and hubby Jonah’s lives changed forever when Forrest Henry came to town. Their first born, baby boy Forrest was born on September 9 of 2023. Maddie shared in her post that their baby’s birth wasn’t easy and he took 37 hours to get here. All worth it, of course. 


  • Caroline Jones and Nick

    Zac Brown Band’s newest member, Caroline Jones has a #1 hit! Her first child was born on November 29 of last year. In addition to working with Zac and the band, she is also a solo singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She and her husband Nick Dana are the proud parents of Declan Tudor Dana.

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