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Lady Antebellum star Dave Haywood is preparing to become a first-time father.

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The country star and his wife Kelli are expecting their first child this autumn.

The announcement was made on Monday on the band's official Twitter account, "So excited for a new Baby A on the way in Sept! And it's a boy!!! -Dave & Kelli."

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The news comes just a week after the couple celebrated its two-year wedding anniversary last Monday.

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The Haywood's bundle of joy will be the latest member of the country trio's extended family - last July, singer Hillary Scott welcomed her first child, daughter Eisele, with drummer husband Chris Tyrrell.