SURPRISE: Kane Brown and Wife Welcome Second Child, Kodi Jane

Country superstar Kane Brown and his wife Katelyn have expanded their family once again! The “One Mississippi” singer and his…


Lauren Jo Black

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December 31, 2021


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Country superstar Kane Brown and his wife Katelyn have expanded their family once again!

The “One Mississippi” singer and his wife surprised fans with the announcement of the birth of their second daughter, Kodi Jane. 

“New year, New family member ❤️ welcome to the family Kodi Jane 🥰 secrets finally out,” Brown shared on Instagram alongside a photo that was taken in the hospital after Kodi’s birth. 

A second photo of the newborn is also included in Brown’s post. The black and white pic shows the precious baby girl sporting a gown that reads, “Hello World, I’m Kodi.” 


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Kodi Jane entered the world on Thursday, December 30, weighing 7lb. 9oz. and measuring 20.5 inches long, according to

The news comes as a huge surprise to fans as they didn’t even know Katelyn was pregnant.

Kodi Jane joins big sister Kingsley Rose and shares the KB initials with the other members of the family. 

Kane and Katelyn recently celebrated their third wedding anniversary on October 12.

Kane Brown, Katelyn Brown; Photo by CMT
Kane Brown, Katelyn Brown; Photo by CMT

The beloved couple got engaged in the Spring of 2017 and wed following year. Their first child, Kingsley Rose, arrived in October 2019.

Fans have watched little Kingsley grow up over the past two years, and now, she’s become quite the road baby. She’s been accompanying Kane and Katelyn on tour this fall and seems to be having the time of her life as seen through her parents’ Instagram posts. 

Kingsley celebrated her 2nd birthday on October 29 with a Minnie Mouse-themed birthday party. 

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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.