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Stephen Barker Liles Welcomes Son Jett

12/02/2013 at 03:40 PM ET

Stephen Barker Liles Welcomes Son Jett Erin Patrice O’Brien

The littlest member of Love and Theft has arrived.

Stephen Barker Liles and fiancée Jenna Kennedy welcomed their first child, son Jett Barker Liles, on Monday, Dec. 2, the musician confirms to Country Weekly.

Arriving at 8:40 a.m. in Nashville, Jett — whom Liles says has his nose and Kennedy’s lips — weighed in at 7 lbs., 7 oz. and measures 20.5 inches long.

“It was the greatest rush I have ever experienced,” Liles, 29, says, adding that his fiancée was “calm and collected” during the delivery.

“Jenna and I are so thrilled to be parents. It’s the best thing that has happened to us. We can’t wait to take him home and for the whole world to meet him!”
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Baby on the Way for Stephen Barker Liles

08/28/2013 at 11:00 AM ET

Stephen Barker Liles First Child on Way Andrew Evans/PR Photos

When Love and Theft‘s Stephen Barker Liles and Jenna Michelle Kennedy marry next year, a special addition to the wedding party might steal the spotlight from the bride and groom.

The couple are expecting their first baby on Dec. 3, they tell PEOPLE exclusively.

“It’s perfect timing,” says an over-the-moon Liles, 29. “December is our freest month of the year so if all goes according to plan, I’ll be home with Jenna and the baby.”

Liles’ bandmate Eric Gunderson and wife Emily took the leap into parenthood first, welcoming Camden William on March 10, two months earlier than his expected arrival in May.

“That was a surprise for everyone and definitely taught us to be prepared for anything!” explains Liles.
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