Surprise! Kane Brown and Wife Katelyn Welcome Baby No. 2 — Daughter Kodi Jane: See Her Photo

The country star's second child was born Thursday, Dec. 30 in Nashville, PEOPLE confirms

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Katelyn, Kodi Jane and Kane Brown. Photo: Alex Alvga

Surprise — Kane Brown is officially a father of two!

The "One Mississippi" singer, 28, and his wife Katelyn, 29, welcomed their second child, daughterKodi Jane Brown, on Dec. 30 in Nashville, PEOPLE confirms.

Born at 4:57 p.m. Thursday, Kodi weighed in at 7 lbs., 9 oz. and measured 20.5 inches long.

"New year, New family member ❤️ welcome to the family Kodi Jane 🥰 secrets finally out," the country singer wrote on Instagram, alongside a photo of the proud parents with their new daughter. He also shared a close-up of the newborn.

Added Katelyn, "Blessed with another beautiful angel Kodi Jane Brown… we love you so much 💕"

The couple married in October 2018 and welcomed their first child, daughter Kingsley Rose, one year later. This time around, the Browns chose to keep their pregnancy with Kodi private.

"These past 9 months have been so sacred and special to me. Choosing to keep my pregnancy quiet was the best decision I've ever made," Katelyn captioned a maternity photo she posted Saturday.

"Soaking in special moments with my daughter and husband without the influence of social media and outside world made this time that much more intimate and unforgettable. Thank you for all the kind messages and love. I am so grateful and blessed to be these little girls mama and can not wait to raise strong, confident, sweet little ladies with you @kanebrown_music … you are the man we all look up to ❣️"

On Saturday, Brown added a family maternity photo to his Instagram, captioning it, "Been holding on to these pics ❤️ I've always wanted a son until I had Kingsley and now I'm good with all my girls 😘"

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In October, Brown celebrated Kingsley's second birthday with a Minnie Mouse-themed party. "Happy 2nd birthday beautiful! It's crazy to think it's been 2 years already," Brown wrote on Instagram.

The country music star told PEOPLE in March that Kingsley "completely changed our lives for the better." He added, "I know when I get home and I'm exhausted, just holding her makes my day completely better."

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"I have learned to be patient, and I've also learned that there's true love. And if anybody ever got between me and my daughter, I don't know what would go on," the musician joked at the time. "She's super chill. Kind of like me, just laid back. And if she gets mad, she's super easy to cheer up real quick."

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"Kate's been a great mom and a huge backbone for me if I have to go to the studio or if I go to a writing session," he added. "There's never anything that she can't handle. She never hits me up and says, 'Hey you have to leave your write early because I have to do this.' She's just there, so she's awesome."

Shortly after their daughter was born, Brown opened up to Extra about wanting to have more children.

"Kingsley has changed my life. She smiles at me and my heart melts," Brown shared, before adding that he hopes to also add a son to the family one day.

"I want a boy, too. I want a boy and a girl," he said.

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