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Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley Welcomes Baby Boy

Charles Kelley and wife Cassie McConnell
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Charles Kelley and wife Cassie McConnell attend the Vh1 Save The Music Musically Mastered Menu at The Cordelle on April 27, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Charles Kelley of the country group Lady Antebellum and his wife, Cassie, announced the birth of their first child, Ward Charles Kelley.

The birth announcement was posted Thursday on Womanista.com, a website Cassie Kelley founded. The baby boy was born Thursday at 9:20 a.m. CT, weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long.

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The Kelleys said in a statement that he had "his momma's nose and daddy's eyes and vocal chords and a head full of blond hair."

Kelley just released his debut solo album The Driver, while the band is on a break and is nominated for a Grammy next week for best country duo/group performance for the album's title song.

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