Births of 2010: Country Stars Expand Their Families

Social Security and Medicare recipients will be pleased to know that country artists did their part this past year to add to the nation’s tax-paying work force. Of course, on the other hand, they might become songwriters. Here’s a list of the newest arrivals.

Son Cash to singer-songwriter-producer John Rich and wife Joan, Jan. 10 in Nashville

Son Elijah Dylan to Little Big Town members Karen Fairchild and Jimi Westbrook, March 5 in Nashville

Son Ean Jacob Bice to American Idol finalist Bo Bice and wife Caroline, Jan. 22 in Nashville

Daughter Ella Kole to Justin Moore and wife Kate, Feb. 11 in Nashville

Son Tatum Christopher to Luke Bryan and wife Caroline, Aug. 11 in Nashville

Daughter Ava Katherine to James Otto and wife Amy, Aug. 24 in Nashville

Daughter Raquel Blue to Rascal Flatts member Joe Don Rooney and wife Tiffany Fallon, Sept. 7 in Nashville

Son Crawford Marion to Josh Turner and wife Jennifer, Dec. 13 in Nashville

Daughter Madeline Leigh to Rascal Flatts member Jay DeMarcus and his wife, CMT Insider correspondent Allison DeMarcus, Dec. 17 in Nashville

Daughter Jordan to Dierks Bentley and wife Cassidy, Dec. 25

Edward Morris is a veteran of country music journalism. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and is a frequent contributor to