Brian Littrell's Son Baylee Follows Dad's Musical Footsteps With Country Debut

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Brian Littrell of Backstreet Boys pose with his Baylee Littrell at Baylee Littrell's 16th Birthday Celebration on Dec. 1, 2018 in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell isn’t the only musically inclined one in the family. His 16-year-old son Baylee jumped in on the action with the release of his debut country single, “Don’t Knock It,” on Friday (Nov. 30).

“It really felt right,” former Broadway Disaster! actor Baylee told People. “My mom, dad and I were just talking about it one night and they said they thought now was the perfect time to start.”

The warm, twangy, sunshine-filled jam was inspired by the Backstreet Boys collab with Florida Georgia Line, “God, Your Mama, And Me.” Baylee’s relaxed voice cruises through the chorus about turning a girl country: “Four wheel drivin' on some dirt/ Mama's cookin' after church/ Maybe just maybe you'll like it/ So girl don't knock it 'til you try it."

Just days after his birthday, Baylee’s mom, Leighanne, threw him a sweet 16 party in Atlanta where he performed his new single for friends, family and Backstreet Boy Kevin Richardson. He said he's excited to be doing what he loves.      

“My dad has always been my champion, so he’s always told me to just do what I want to do and follow my dreams, and to do my best and not overthink it,” Baylee told the magazine. “It’s really just taken so much pressure off.” Listen to a bit of the song below.