Country News: More Baby’s On Board
Rodney Atkins and his wife Rose Falcon announced the arrival of a baby boy born last Thursday. According to People the baby weighed in at 8lbs and was 20 inches long. They named the baby Ryder Falcon Atkins. They used Falcon because that is Rose’s maiden name and Atkins said he wanted to honor her 96 year old grandfather. Atkins has a 16 year old son from a previous marriage.
American Idol alum Casey James announced he is now father of a baby boy to. According to tasteofcountry.com Maverick Pierce was born on December 17 and joins big sister Lexi who was born in 2016. James finished 3rd on season 9 of Idol.
Country artists like Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Maren Morris and Little Big Town will take part in a CBS special for Elton John. On tasteofcountry.com the show will be tape in January at Madison Square Garden. The 2018 Grammy Awards will air live from Madison Square Garden on Jan. 28 — the 60th anniversary of the awards show.