21 Country Artists Who Welcomed New Babies In 2021

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So many country artists welcomed new babies in 2021!

Some singers, like Thomas Rhett and Jimmie Allen, gave their children a baby sibling. Others, such as Mickey Guyton and Chris Lane, became first-time parents.

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Several Voice alums had new babies in 2021, as did American Idol finalist Gabby Barrett.

The descendants of country music legends were also born this year. Waylon Jennings‘ grandson, Whey, and Johnny Cash‘s son, John Carter, both had new babies.

Keep scrolling to see our list of 21 country music babies born in 2021. We’ve also included the babies’ first photos, so you can look back and see how much they’ve grown since they were born!

Christiaan Michael Walker

Clay Walker and his wife, Jessica, welcomed a baby boy on January 5. They named him Christiaan Michael.

Baby Christiaan is Clay and Jessica’s fifth child. They have three other sons, Ezra, Elijah, and William, and a daughter, Mary-Elizabeth. Clay also has two daughters, Skylor and MaClay, from his previous marriage.

Avalyn Mae Clark

The Voice alum and her boyfriend, Mitch Clark, welcomed their first child on January 6. Mary Sarah gave birth to a baby girl, Avalyn Mae.

Yesterday was THE most magical day for Mitch and I,” Mary Sarah wrote on social media when she shared Avalyn’s first photo.

Baylah May Foehner

Both Gabby Barrett and her husband, Cade Foehner, are American Idol alums. The couple married in 2019, and welcomed their first child on January 18 of this year.

Gabby gave birth to a daughter, Baylah May Foehner. She and Cade have chosen not to share photos of Baylah’s full face on social media, which is why her face is not visible in her first photo.

Hollis Caroline Farr

Tyler Farr and his wife, Hannah, welcomed their first child this year. They had a baby girl, who they named Hollis Caroline.

Hollis was born on January 27. Speaking about his daughter, Tyler said, “I’m so blessed to be her dad!

Grayson Clark Savoy

Mickey Guyton and her husband, Grant Savoy, welcomed their first child in early February. They had a baby boy, and named him Grayson Clark.

The “Remember Her Name” singer said giving birth to her son was “The hardest and most beautiful thing” she had ever done.

Ripp Lightnin’ Cannon

Whiskey Myers’ Cody Cannon and his wife, Haley, had their first child this year. Haley gave birth to a son on February 23.

The newest addition of the Cannon family is named Ripp Lightnin’. He’s a cutie!

Katherine Aryah Jennings


Whey Jennings and his wife, Taryn, welcomed a baby girl on February 24. They named her Katherine Aryah.

Baby Katherine has several older siblings to watch over her. She and her siblings are the great-grandchildren of outlaw country icon Waylon Jennings.

Evangelina Hartford Felker

In March, Turnpike Troubadours’ Evan Felker and his wife, Staci, surprised their followers when they announced they had welcomed their first child in secret earlier in the year. They had a baby girl named Evangelina Hartford.

Based on the timing in some of Staci’s Instagram posts, it seems that Evangelina was born on January 16.

Gabriel Thomas Worsham

Former Old Crow Medicine Show member Charlie Worsham and his wife, Kristen, became first-time parents in 2021. Kristen gave birth to a baby boy named Gabriel Thomas on April 1.

…i’m just a mess of overwhelming love and joy and pride,” Charlie wrote when introducing his son to the world.

Blakely Kay Boyd

Craig Wayne Boyd and his wife, Brooke, have their hands full! 

The Voice champion has a son, Jaxon from a previous relationship. He and Brooke share four kids: sons Graydon and Boston, and daughters Dakota and Blakely.

Blakely is the newest addition to the family. She was born on April 25, making the Boyd family seven members strong!

Ryman Saint Smith

ERNEST and his wife, Delaney, welcomed a baby boy on April 27.

In a nod to country music, ERNEST and Delaney named their firstborn after the “Mother Church of Country Music”…the Ryman Auditorium. His name is Ryman Saint.

Dutton Walker Lane

Chris Lane and his wife, Lauren, had a baby boy on June 8. As fans of the TV series Yellowstone, the couple chose the name Dutton Walker for their first child.

Your dad and I can’t get enough of all 9 pounds of you…” Lauren wrote alongside the first photo she shared of her son on social media.

James Kristoffer Cash

John Carter Cash and his wife, Ana Cristina, welcomed a baby boy on July 16. They named him James Kristoffer. The couple also shares a daughter, Grace. John Carter has two older sons (Jack and Joseph), and an older daughter (AnnaBelle).

Baby James is the grandson of country music legends Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash.

Rowan Marie Young

Brett Young welcomed another little “Lady” into his life in 2021. He and his wife, Taylor, had a baby girl on July 21. Her name is Rowan Marie. The Youngs share another daughter, Presley.

After Rowan was born, Brett wrote, “I thought my heart was maxed out. I usually don’t like to be wrong…… I was wrong. And I can’t wait to thank you properly for the opportunity to be your daddy.

Maverick Beckham Smith

In the midst of heartache, Granger Smith and his wife, Amber, found joy in the birth of their fourth child, a son named Maverick Beckham.

Maverick was born on August 20. His birth came just a little over two years after the passing of Granger and Amber’s third child, their son River. The couple also shares a son named Lincoln and a daughter named London.

Locklan Joseph Davis

Jordan Davis and his wife, Kristen, welcomed their second child this year. Their son, Locklan Joseph, was born on September 4. He has a big sister named Eloise.

The “Slow Dance in a Parking Lot” singer gushed about being a father of two. “I am so blessed to get to be Locklan and Eloise’s Dad,” he said.

Daisy Rae Davis

Voice alum RaeLynn and her husband, Josh Davis, became first-time parents this year. They welcomed a baby girl, Daisy Rae, on September 8.

babies are truly a gift,” RaeLynn wrote alongside some of Daisy’s first photos. “So thankful for our little blonde miracle.”

Zara James Allen

In the middle of competing on Dancing with the Stars, Jimmie Allen welcomed a new baby! His wife, Alexis, gave birth to their daughter Zara James on October 16.

The Allens share an older daughter, Naomi. Jimmie also has a son, Aadyn, from a previous relationship.

Shilo Bee

Voice winner Alisan Porter and her boyfriend Justin de Vera welcomed a baby girl on October 20. They named her Shilo Bee.

Shilo is Alisan and Justin’s first child together. Alisan shares two children (son Mason and daughter Aria) with her ex-husband Brian Autenrieth.

Lillie Carolina Akins

Thomas Rhett is outnumbered by women in his house!

The “Slow Down Summer” singer and his wife, Lauren Akins, welcomed their fourth child on November 15. Lauren gave birth to a daughter, and her name is Lillie Carolina.

Lillie joined three big sisters at home: Willa, Ada, and Lennon. She is surrounded by love!

Champion Arizona Wystrach

Midland‘s Mark Wystrach and his wife, Ty Haney, welcomed a baby boy on December 5. They also share a daughter, Sunny.

Mark originally introduced his son by the nickname “Champie,” but later revealed his full name is Champion Arizona.

Congratulations to all of the country singing parents who welcomed new babies in 2021!