Dan + Shay’s Shay Mooney and wife Hannah announce the arrival of son Ames Alexander


Dan + Shay’s Shay Mooney and wife Hannah announce the arrival of son Ames Alexander: ‘Our family is ecstatic’

Shay Mooney of country duo Dan + Shay has welcomed his second child with beauty queen wife Hannah.

The couple announced the birth of son Ames Alexander via People Saturday morning.

‘Our family is ecstatic,’ the pair told the magazine of their boy, who arrived Friday. ‘Ames is absolutely perfect!’

Happy parents! Dan + Shay’s Shay Mooney and wife Hannah (above 2017) welcomed son Ames Alexander into the world on Friday

Baby Ames weighed in at six-pounds, seven-ounces, measuring 19.5inches long. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee.

The newborn joins older brother Asher, who is three.

Country crooner Shay and wife Hannah announced they were expecting baby number two last August.

The couple got Asher to make the announcement in a cute video and photo shoot shared on Instagram.

Oh baby: 'Our family is ecstatic,' the pair told the magazine of their boy, who arrived Friday . 'Ames is absolutely perfect!' Shay and Hannah are seen with older son Asher above

Oh baby: ‘Our family is ecstatic,’ the pair told the magazine of their boy, who arrived Friday . ‘Ames is absolutely perfect!’ Shay and Hannah are seen with older son Asher above

Baby! Shay and wife announced they were expecting a second son with a sweet Instagram last August

Baby! Shay and wife announced they were expecting a second son with a sweet Instagram last August

Sitting next to a pink and blue love heart, Asher James puts his hand on the blue in the sweet series of snaps, revealing the family are expecting a baby boy.  

In the Instagram clip, he said: ‘I’m having a baby brother.’ 

The Speechless singer admitted they thought they were going to be having a girl and he joked that there will soon be ‘a new duo in town’. 

Shay captioned the post: ‘Celebrating a number 1 with baby number 2! Hannah and I have been dying to share the news. We thought for sure we’d be announcing a baby girl, but God has other plans for the Mooney’s. Found out today we’re having a BOY! Bout to be a new duo in town (sic)’ 

Exciting: The Speechless singer admitted they thought they were going to be having a girl and he joked that there will soon be 'a new duo in town' (pictured October 2018)

Exciting: The Speechless singer admitted they thought they were going to be having a girl and he joked that there will soon be ‘a new duo in town’ (pictured October 2018)

Big brother: Sitting next to a pink and blue love heart, Asher James puts his hand on the blue in the sweet series of snaps, revealing the family are expecting a baby boy

Big brother: Sitting next to a pink and blue love heart, Asher James puts his hand on the blue in the sweet series of snaps, revealing the family are expecting a baby boy

Hannah was also convinced she is carrying a little girl and gushed about how she can’t wait to see her son be ‘the sweetest big brother’. 

She captioned her own post: ‘We have cried and laughed all morning (I thought for sure it was a girl)! 

‘We are over the moon and can’t wait to see this precious guy be the sweetest big brother, early next year!’ 

He admitted: ‘It has been a huge change and the best change. ‘You love each other a ton and then you have a kid and you never realise how much you could love something. 

Baby boy: The Dan + Shay singer, 27, and Hannah- who already have son Asher James, two,- have announced they are set to welcome another baby boy into the world

Baby boy: The Dan + Shay singer, 27, and Hannah- who already have son Asher James, two,- have announced they are set to welcome another baby boy into the world

‘It strengthens your love for each other, but it also just opens up this entire other deeper world of love that you never knew you could have.’ 

Shay – who tied the knot with former Miss Arkansas Hannah in October 2017 – previously admitted becoming a parent opened up an ‘entire other deeper world’ that he never knew existed before. 

They met through mutual friends, and Shay says it was love at first sight.  

‘From the very first time I saw her, I knew I wanted to marry her,’ he told People.

‘She’s the best thing that’s ever happened to me, so I had to lock it down. She’s my better – and much better-looking – half.’ 

Family man: Shay, who tied the knot with former Miss Arkansas Hannah in October 2017, previously admitted becoming a parent opened up an 'entire other deeper world'

Family man: Shay, who tied the knot with former Miss Arkansas Hannah in October 2017, previously admitted becoming a parent opened up an ‘entire other deeper world’