Scotty McCreery and his wife Gabi announced the birth of their first child, son Merrick Avery McCreery, born Mon, Oct 24th in Raleigh, NC. Merrick Avery was named after Gabi’s father, Merrick (Tre) Dugal III, and will be called Avery. Young Avery was born weighing 7 lbs, 13 oz and is 21 inches long; mom and baby are doing well.
Said McCreery: “Next to his mother, he is the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen. We have been waiting and preparing all year, and now we are so excited to have our little man here with us. We have begun a grand new adventure that will continue for the rest of our lives. Gabi was a total rock star during Avery’s birth. I could not be more proud of her She has already taken to motherhood like a champ. Part of my joy as his Dad is watching Gabi already crush it as his Mom.”
McCreery is taking “paternity leave” from the road until his November 30th show in Las Vegas at the Downtown Hoedown on Fremont Street. McCreery’s Same Truck: The Deluxe Album will be released on November 18th with six additional new songs. Two of the new bonus tracks from the album, “Nothin’ Right” and “Small Town Story,” are available for streaming now.
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