Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert and More React After Luke Combs And Wife Nicole Welcome Baby Boy

Luke Combs and his wife, Nicole Hocking Combs, officially welcomed their first child on Father’s Day, June 19, 2022, and…


Lauren Jo Black

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June 21, 2022


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Luke Combs with wife and son

Luke Combs and his wife, Nicole Hocking Combs, officially welcomed their first child on Father’s Day, June 19, 2022, and the country music community couldn’t be more excited for them.

On Tuesday evening (June 21), the “Doin’ This” singer and his wife introduced their son, Tex Lawrence, to the world via social media. 

“Welp he decided that Fathers Day would be a good time to show up. I couldn’t agree more. Me and @nicolejcombs are over the moon in love with this little guy,” Combs shared on Instagram. ”Mama and baby are healthy and we’re back home now with family. Life is good. Everyone welcome Tex Lawrence Combs to the world!”

“It’s going to be hard to top this past Father’s Day 🥲” Nicole wrote on Instagram alongside their first family photo in the baby’s nursery. ”Welcome to the world, Tex Lawrence Combs. You are the best chillest angel boy and I’m so happy I was chosen to be your mom. These are the days. 🤍”

Moments after the proud new mom and dad shared their first photo as a family of three, congratulatory messages from friends, fans, and Combs’ fellow country artists flooded the comments sections.   

Hailey Whitters, Charlie Worsham, Chrissy Metz, Meghan Patrick, Jordan Davis, Mitchell Tenpenny, Scotty McCreery, Jon Langston, Dan Smyers, Dierks Bentley, Devin Dawson, Jelly Roll, Cole Swindell, Miranda Lambert, Chris Lane, Priscilla Block, Chuck Wicks, Stephanie Quayle, Cody Jinks, and more were among the artists who congratulated the new parents.

“YAYA CONGRATS YALL!!!! Also, his name omg so precious ❤️” Hailey Whitters commented.

“​​Congrats buddy 👊,” Jordan Davis wrote, while soon-to-be father Scotty McCreery and Drew Baldridge added, “Congrats man!” and “Congrats man! So happy for y’all!!,” respectively. 

“🙌🙌 congrats !! Best thing in the world“ Jon Langston shared. 

“Congrats brother 🙌,” Cole Swindell said.

“What a Father’s Day gift. Congrats!” Devin Dawson commented. 

Several country music dads also welcomed Combs into the “dad club.”

“Congrats dude!” Dierks Bentley said. “Welcome to dad club.”

“Awwww baby Tex! That’s awesome – welcome to the Good Dad Gang!” Jelly Roll exclaimed.

“Congrats buddy!! Welcome to the daddy club 🤘🏼” Chris Lane said.

It’s an exciting week for Combs as he is also set to release his new album, Growin’ Up, on Friday, June 24.

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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 Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. 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.