- Craig Wayne Boyd Adds Another “Voice” to the Family, Announces Baby Boy and New Music :
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Craig Wayne Boyd, the powerful country vocalist who Billboard recently profiled as a ‘new country act to watch in 2017,’ announced he’s adding another ‘voice’ to his family with the addition of a baby boy on the way and a new album Top Shelf (available Oct. 27).
In an exclusive interview with People.com, Boyd beamed, “Taylor and I are thrilled about the arrival of our new #BabyBoyd! We’re so blessed. I think my son is more excited that it’s not another sister! It’ll be a busy fall/winter as we’re also preparing to release new music!”
Boyd’s new son, due in January, will join big sister Dakota Lynne, 18 months, and Jaxon, who is 5-years-old.
A native of Mesquite, Texas, Craig Wayne Boyd came to the attention of America as the winner of Season 7 of the NBC hit “The Voice.” During his run on the show, Craig hit the charts with his versions of classics such as “I Walk The Line,” “You Look So Good In Love,” and the Merle Haggard classic “Workin’ Man Blues.” His post-“Voice” career kicked off with a bang with the release of “My Baby’s Got A Smile On Her Face,” which topped the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. As a songwriter, Craig spent three years as a staff writer for EMI Publishing.
ABOUT CRAIG WAYNE BOYD:
Rooted in the southern tradition of country music and topped with a rebellious flair, Craig is an extreme talent who excelled at singing and playing the guitar at age of four. He received long-due critical and mainstream recognition as the Season 7 winner of The Voice. Taking the title as a member of Team Blake (Shelton), Craig dazzled the audience with the premiere performance of “My Baby’s Got A Smile on Her Face,” which debuted No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart, becoming the second song (following Garth Brooks’ “More Than A Memory”) to ever do so. Growing up in the Dallas, Texas suburb of Mesquite, Craig’s childhood was highly influenced by gospel and country music and he later became the choir director at his hometown church. After a trip to Nashville, life-changing events came his way. Craig signed a publishing deal with EMI and after several years of prolific songwriting, he began touring heavily, logging more than 1,000 shows in four years, and toured with acts like Jamey Johnson, Randy Houser and Brantley Gilbert. In addition, Craig also played with Rascal Flatts during their Vegas Riot! nine-show residency at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas before continuing on his headlining West Bound and Down Tour. Since winning The Voice, Craig has been busy touring and recording a new album. For more information, visitCraigWayneBoyd.com.