Scotty McCreary and wife Gabi welcome bouncing baby boy

Scotty McCreery, Gabi, and baby Merrick. Photo courtesy Scotty McCreery Facebook

And baby makes three!

Scotty McCreery is now a proud papa! The country singer shared the happy news to social media on Tuesday that he and his wife Gabi had welcomed baby Merrick McCreery a few days early. s

Never known a love like this🥹
Merrick ‘Avery’ McCreery joined us 11 days early on October 24th at 4:34am! 7 lbs 13oz of nothin but love💙
Thank yall for all of your prayers during this exciting season of life! Healthy baby and a healthy mama! Praise God🙌🏼🙏🏼

Baby Merrick, who will be called Avery, is named for Gabi’s father and was born in Scotty’s hometown, Raleigh, N.C.

This is the couple’s first child.