Brett Young and Wife Welcome Baby Girl

Brett Young is officially a father! Young and his wife Taylor welcomed their first child, a baby girl, into the…


Lauren Jo Black

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October 24, 2019


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Brett Young is officially a father!

Young and his wife Taylor welcomed their first child, a baby girl, into the world on Monday evening (Oct. 21), People confirms.

Presley Elizabeth Young was born in Nashville and made her debut weighing 8 lbs., 2 oz. and measuring 20.75 inches long.

“We have wanted this for so long and never could we have dreamed of something so beautiful and life-changing,” the couple told the publication. “She is perfect and we are forever better because she was given to us.”

The singer/songwriter shared his excitement over the birth of his daughter on Instagram, writing, “I am so head over heels in love with you I can’t even explain it.”

He also praised his wife for how well she handled Presley’s birth.

“You brought our beautiful girl into this world with a level of grace and quiet confidence that I never knew existed,” he wrote. “I’m so impressed by and proud of you.”

Brett and Taylor first met over 10 years ago. After dating for several years, the couple broke it off when Young moved to Nashville to pursue a country music career. After a two-year break, they reconnected and have been together ever since.

They got engaged in February of 2018 and tied the knot in November of that same year, however, Mills recently revealed that they were officially married a few months prior to their big California wedding.

The couple announced their pregnancy in February and celebrated their gender reveal on social media with a video of Young hitting a baseball that exploded into pink powder.

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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.