Two Under 2! Tyler Hubbard Shares Adorable Photos with New Baby Luca and Toddler Olivia
Tyler Hubbard and wife Hayley welcomed their second child, son Luca Reed, on Aug. 19
Tyler Hubbard couldn’t be a prouder papa.
The Florida Georgia Line singer, 32, and wife Hayley pose with their two children — 2-week-old son Luca Reed and daughter Olivia “Liv” Rose, 20 months — for this week’s issue of PEOPLE, out Friday, where they dish on everything from what they’re looking forward to most as a family of four to balancing work and home life.
“I love being able to write songs and play shows, but there’s a different emotion that comes along with it now and that’s just missing the family on a different level,” Hubbard tells PEOPLE. “I’ve always missed Hayley when she’s not out there, but now missing her and Liv and Luca puts a new level of that emotion on top of all the other emotions of the weekend. I just look forward to those Sundays.”
Luca’s Aug. 19 birth fell on a Monday, at the tail end of Hubbard and bandmate Brian Kelley‘s weekly Thursday through Saturday Can’t Say I Ain’t Country tour dates. And his baby boy has already seen Dad in action.
Florida Georgia Line Launch Round Here Records With Flagship Artist Canaan Smith
As Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley continue to expand their business interests, the pair has founded Round Here Records. The label’s flagship artist is Canaan Smith.
“The label started with a passion to create music and to make records,” Hubbard tells Billboard via phone. “It happened organically [as] we continued to find the artists and friends that we love, believe in and thought had a gift and talent that we wanted to try to nurture. It turned into something that we are really excited about. [We’re] trying to do some trailblazing in this record label space.”
Last year Smith signed to Tree Vibez Music – the duo’s publishing arm founded in 2015 – and Kelley says the pair have believed in him for years as a songwriter and artist. Previously signed to Mercury Records Nashville, Smith saw success in 2015 with his second single, “Love You Like That,” which reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart.
While FGL, who remain signed to Big Machine as artists, have plans to put out records from other writer/performers signed to Tree Vibez, they say they will also sign talent beyond the publishing company. Hubbard and Kelley declined to mention names, but say they have three more acts “we’re about to put music out on real, real soon.”
“If we find a songwriter/artist that has a publishing deal somewhere else, they don’t have to be on Tree Vibez to sign with Round Here Records,” Kelley says. “Tyler and I are looking for great people, great talent and great songs, and that’s what Round Here and Tree Vibez is always focused on.”
Hayley had a “sprinkle” on June 1 (like a baby shower, but for the second baby) with a whole bunch of ladies (and some familiar faces), and revealed the name of baby #2: Luca Reed Hubbard will make his debut in August!
FGL played their first ever show at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium, as part of a SiriusXM exclusive concert. They even invited a fan in the audience, Miss Terry as they called her, up to the stage to sign Bebe’s part of ‘Meant to Be”. LUCKY LADY!
Brian and Tyler played another year of the iHeart Country Festival in Austin, TX and this one came with a very special acclamation: “Meant to Be” got an award for 1 BILLION (that’s with a “b”) spins on iHeart Radio channels. How ridiculously cool is that?
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