Kane Brown and Wife Katelyn Jae Expecting a Baby Girl

Katelyn Jae, left, and Kane Brown kiss as they arrive at the Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Kane Brown and wife Katelyn Jae announced some big news on Wednesday (May 1) at the Billboard Music Awards. The couple made their first public appearance together since announcing they're having a baby.

People magazine reports that in an interview with The Ellen Degeneres Show's Andy Lassner on the red carpet, Brown announced that the couple is expecting a baby girl. The announcement will air on Ellen on Thursday (May 2).

"I'm prepared. I'm not going to let the baby go -- I'm going to hold on to [her] the whole time," Brown told People. "I might be carrying the baby down the carpet with me next!"

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The baby is the couple's first child. Brown announced the news last month on his Instagram, writing "It's been so hard keeping this a secret!!!!! But the KB'S ARE GONNA BE PARENTS!!! KB3," Brown wrote. "IM GONNA BE A DADDY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Brown and Jae were married last October at Mint Springs Farm in Franklin, Tennessee. Brown proposed to Jae, a singer and music management student, on Easter Sunday in 2017. Jae is featured in Brown's video for "What's Mine is Yours."

The "What Ifs" singer will join Jason Aldean's Ride All Night Tour in May. He recently collaborated with legendary country duo Brooks & Dunn on the duo's recently released Reboot album.

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