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Baby on the Way for Bucky Covington

02/13/2014 at 02:00 PM ET

Bucky Covington Expecting First Child Amanda Vaughn/Red Owl Photography

Bucky Covington is going to be a dad!

The country singer and his fiancée, publicist Katherine Cook, are expecting their first child this fall, the American Idol alum confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

Though the soon-to-be dad, 36, admits the news did take a minute to sink in at first.

“Katherine came and threw a pregnancy test in front of me — three of them actually — and they all said the same thing. The only problem was I didn’t know what they were! I was like, ‘What is this? Are you okay?'” Covington tells PEOPLE. “So she told me and I got so excited!”

The musician and Cook, 30, are eager to find out the sex of their baby.
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