JUST IN: Maddie Tae’s Taylor Kerr Hospitalized for the Past Month Due To Pregnancy Complications

“This hasn’t been easy,” the couple admitted.


Lauren Jo Black

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January 12, 2022

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After canceling all upcoming tour dates, Maddie & Tae revealed that Taylor Kerr has been in the hospital for the past month after experiencing pregnancy complications. 

The news was first shared by Kerr’s husband, fellow singer/songwriter, Josh Kerr, and later reposted by Maddie & Tae on Wednesday (Jan. 12).

“Today marks 1 month of being in the hospital,” the update reads. “T went in for a routine check up at 24 weeks then we were immediately admitted, and we have been here since.”


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They shared that their daughter is “doing great,” however “she is just a little more excited than she is ready to be in the world.”

Kerr went on to thank fans and friends for supporting them during this difficult time. 

“This hasn’t been easy, but we’re leaning on God and trusting His plan. Thanks for all your thoughts and prayers.”

Maddie & Tae; Photo by Josh Brasted, CMA
Maddie & Tae; Photo by Josh Brasted, CMA

The couple’s Instagram post immediately received well wishes from fellow members of the country music community, including Conner Smith, Russell Dickerson, and Jessie James Decker.

Maddie & Tae were set to headline the  CMT Next Women of Country: All Song No Static Tour early this year, however, all of their tour dates were scrapped. At the time, the duo shared that Taylor was on “bed rest” and that they were postponing the dates “out of precaution.”

Taylor Kerr announced her pregnancy in late November, revealing that she was expecting a baby girl with her husband, Kerr.


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“Mom and dad baby Kerr is joining us earthside in spring ‘22 we are already so deeply in love,” she captioned her announcement post. 

Josh and Taylor wed on February 21, 2020, in Nashville after getting engaged in the fall of 2019. 

Maddie & Tae are set to release Through The Madness Vol 1 on January 28. The project includes six new tracks, plus “Madness” and “Woman You Got.” Through The Madness Vol 1 is available for pre-order now.

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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.