Akins announces pregnancy
Sunday, May 9, 2021
– Not only is Thomas Rhett is going back to his musical roots again, but he will be a new father again soon also.
The singer announced on Sunday, "Well... we are pregnant again! Tonight when I was about to play "to the guys that date my girls" my wife talked to me in my (ear monitors) and said "you can tell them if you want" so anyways, now you know. We are pumped to be having our 4th girl🙌day! Love you so much @laur_akins."
Rhett married Akins, on Oct. 12, 2012. They announced that they were adopting a baby girl from Uganda, Willa Gray Akins (born November 1, 2015) and were expecting. They welcomed their second daughter, Ada James Akins, on Aug. 12, 2017, and their third daughter, Lennon Love Akins, won Feb. 10, 2020.
There was no word on when Akins would give birth.
Akins just released his fifth studio disc, "Country Again, Side A."
More news for Thomas Rhett
CD reviews for Thomas Rhett
Thomas Rhett is in the artistic zone. Rhett Atkins' boy never really struggled to get noticed, but starting around 2015, his impact went nuclear – "Die A Happy Man" wasn't just a number one, but a monster that stayed there for two months. The ACM Award for Entertainer of the Year still carries a lot of weight, and Rhett nabbed it in 2019.
Still, Rhett's sound has its doubters – a lot of the air-quote country hits were grafted to other dance, pop and soul styles. ...
Thomas Rhett represents a dilemma for traditional country music fans. Namely, that he doesn't create much country music that appeals to traditional tastes. Although "Center Point Road" doesn't entirely reverse that trend, even during its most overtly pop moments, this new collection of songs is still a pretty good one.
The best song is also a love song - to a truck - titled "That Old Truck." It's the kind of song that only makes sense within country music circles. ...
Thomas Rhett references mangoritas, Coldplay and verified Instagram accounts on his third album, and for some, that may be a deal-breaker. His ultra-contemporary style and pop culture smarts may be anathema for fans of traditional country. However, writing Rhett off by stamping a cowboy boot and hollering "That ain't country!" writes off some truly standout songs - created by combining the best elements of country and pop music. Take the sophisticated songwriting of country and the ...