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Josh Abbott and Girlfriend Are Expecting First Child

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Josh Abbott just shared some big news on Instagram: he’s going to be a father.

With the announcement of a “Baby Abbott coming soon”Abbot added that he’s “Blessed and excited to announce this new chapter in my life” in the photo caption.

Blessed and excited to announce this new chapter in my life!

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The country star recently surprised his mom by taking her dress shopping. Unsure as to why her son is buying her a new dress, he revealed she would be his date for the ACM Awards in Las Vegas. Her reaction was priceless, but I wonder how she reacted to the news about the baby?

This news may be something Abbott will cherish even more, especially after recently losing his father.

Abbott seems to take life’s hardships and make the best out of them. Previously married, Abbott’s album Front Row Seatis inspired by his divorce in 2014. The album found its way to the top spot on Billboard’s independent albums chart and a top 10 spot on Top Country Albums chart after its release in 2015.

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Josh Abbott and Girlfriend Are Expecting First Child