Brantley Gilbert Isn’t Sure His Son Is Ready For Another Baby In The House

Brantley Gilbert will soon be a father of two as his wife Amber is 35 weeks pregnant with their baby…


Lauren Jo Black

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August 13, 2019

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Brantley Gilbert; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Brantley Gilbert will soon be a father of two as his wife Amber is 35 weeks pregnant with their baby girl. While the couple is as ready as ever for their new addition to arrive, their 20-month-old son, Barrett, isn’t quite sure what to think.

“I don’t think he knows exactly what the deal is,” Gilbert shares. “Like I can ask him where she is and he’ll go to Amber and he’ll point to her tummy. And you know, I’ll tell him to take me to sissy’s room and he’ll take me down there and he’ll tell me whose bed it is.”

Even though Barrett knows “something’s up,” Gilbert is preparing for his world to get “turned on its head” come September 18 when their baby girl is expected to arrive.

The Georgia native is going to have his hands full both personally and professionally this fall. On top of the arrival of his baby girl, the singer/songwriter will also be in the midst of headlining his Not Like Us Tour. On October 4, Gilbert will release his much-anticipated new album, Fire & Brimstone, and in November, he’ll set sail on his Second Annual Kick It in the Ship cruise.

Brantley Gilbert’s current single, “What Happens in a Small Town,” featuring Lindsay Ell, continues to climb the charts at country radio.

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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.