Brantley Gilbert and Wife Welcome Baby Girl, Braylen Hendrix

And baby makes FOUR! Brantley Gilbert and his wife Amber welcomed their second child, a baby girl, on Monday, September…


Lauren Jo Black

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September 10, 2019


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And baby makes FOUR!

Brantley Gilbert and his wife Amber welcomed their second child, a baby girl, on Monday, September 9, his rep confirmed to People.

Braylen Hendrix Gilbert arrived shortly after 1 pm on Monday at Piedmont Hospital in Athens, Georgia. At birth, she weighed 6 lbs., 7 oz. and measured 19½ inches long.

“It’s such a blessing for us to welcome Braylen and both momma and baby girl are doing great,” Gilbert shared with the publication.

Braylen Hendrix joins the couple’s first child, Barrett Hardy-Clay, 22 months.

The arrival of Brantley’s daughter couldn’t have come at a more exciting time for the country star. This week, Gilbert’s latest single and duet with Lindsay Ell, “What Happens In A Small Town,” cracked the Top 10 at country radio. He also recently announced a 2020 tour and is preparing to release his much anticipated new album, Fire & Brimstone, on October 4.

Gilbert’s forthcoming album features 15 tracks, including “Man That Hung The Moon,” a special song he penned for his children.

“There was a time in my life where I’m not necessarily proud of the man I was,” Gilbert previously shared. “I want our children to have a song where they can hear my voice say ‘I love you’ and acknowledges that there’s going to come a time when they figure out I’m not a ‘super hero.’ I’m human; I’ve made mistakes. And I’ll make a lot more, but there’s a man who really did hang the moon, who’s got your back and always will, and if I’ve done my job as a father, they’ll know that truth.”

Gilbert wrote the song shortly after he and Amber found out they were expecting their daughter.

“I sat down to write them a letter, but I’m a songwriter first so I ended up with this song,” he explained.

It’s safe to say the Gilbert Family has a lot to celebrate.

Congratulations to Brantley and Amber!

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.