Celebrity Parents It's a Boy! Russell Dickerson Welcomes Son Remington Edward Russell Dickerson and wife Kailey shared their pregnancy news exclusively with PEOPLE in April By Melody Chiu Melody Chiu Instagram Twitter Melody Chiu is a Senior Editor for PEOPLE. She has been with the brand since 2009, editing, writing and reporting across all entertainment verticals. She oversees PEOPLE's music and events coverage and has written cover stories on Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Melissa McCarthy, Blake Shelton and Sandra Oh. The Los Angeles native graduated from the University of Southern California and has appeared on Extra!, The Talk, Access Hollywood and Good Morning America. People Editorial Guidelines and Jen Juneau Jen Juneau Twitter Website Jen Juneau is a News and Movies Staff Writer at PEOPLE. She started at the brand in 2016 and has more than 15 years' professional writing experience. People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 11, 2020 10:30AM EDT Share Tweet Pin Email Russell Dickerson and wife Kailey. Photo: ason Kempin/ACMA2019/Getty Russell Dickerson's little camping buddy has arrived! The country singer, 33, and wife Kailey welcomed their first child — a son named Remington Edward Dickerson — on Thursday, Sept. 10, his rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively. The couple's baby boy was born at 3:23 p.m., weighing 10 lbs., 4 oz. He measured 22.5 inches long. Dickerson first revealed exclusively to PEOPLE in April that he and his wife were expecting. "I've been rocking the dad shoes for a while now. NOW they're official!" he joked at the time. Remington Dickerson. Courtesy Kailey Dickerson Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Russell Dickerson. Jason Kempin/Getty How Russell Dickerson's Nursery for His Son on the Way Is Inspired by the Great Outdoors The couple, who wed in 2013, conceived after nine months of trying — which meant that when the good news did come, the "Love You Like I Used To" crooner was thrown for a loop. "It just got to the point where we're like, 'Well, if it happens, it happens. It'll happen when it does.' It's all God's timing on that part," Dickerson said. "So yeah, I was completely surprised." Kailey spilled the good news to her husband on New Year's Day, telling him that she had one more Christmas present for him after their extended family had left their home following the holiday. "She put a stocking up on the mantel and I opened it," the singer told PEOPLE of the "sweetest" surprise, revealing that his wife had gifted him "little navy blue slippers with big white letters on them" that read, "Best Dad." RELATED VIDEO: Two Under 2! Tyler Hubbard Shares Adorable Photos with New Baby Luca and Toddler Olivia Dickerson revealed the sex of his baby on the way in a cute June video that saw the singer buying infant overalls at Target and decorating the couple's home with blue ribbons to surprise his wife with the news. The pair showed off their baby boy's nursery in exclusive photos to PEOPLE in August, with Kailey describing the serene space as having been inspired by "our home in the woods." "We wanted his room to feel like his own happy camping retreat in the forest," she said. "Our home is full of light wood tones so I really wanted to find a green that coordinated with the wood to give it a really casual, earthy feel." "One of the first things I am looking forward to with my son is to take him camping," revealed the "Yours" singer. "This room already feels like we are. The curtains feel like a canvas tent and the wood furniture feels like the forest outside his windows."