Greg Bates, Shelley Skidmore Expecting Their First Child
Greg Bates and his wife Shelley Skidmore have exciting news: They're having a baby! The couple revealed the news on Instagram on Tuesday (May 2), their second wedding anniversary.
"Blessed doesn't begin to cover it," Bates writes on Instagram. To make the big announcement, he shared a photo of his and Skidmore's pup Chesney wearing a sign that says "Big Sister."
Baby Bates will be Bates and Skidmore's first child. Skidmore is due in October.
Bates and Skidmore, both singer-songwriters, got married in 2015, in Skidmore's hometown, Stanton, Ky. Bates proposed to Skidmore over Valentine’s Day weekend in 2014.
After signing a recording contract in the fall of 2011, Bates released his self-titled debut EP in July of 2012, on Republic Nashville. He released his first single, “Did It for the Girl,” in April of 2012; the song reached the Top 20 on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart and the Top 10 on Billboard's Country Airplay chart. He is no longer signed to a label, but Bates is currently working as a producer, according to Sounds Like Nashville.
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