Rascal Flatts Singer Expecting First Baby

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Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus and his wife, Allison, are expecting their first child together, the singer and bassist confirms to UsMagazine.com.

"Allison and I are thrilled about becoming parents," DeMarcus, 39, tells Us in a statement. "I am confident Ali will be a wonderful mother because she has done an incredible job raising me over the past six years."

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Adds Allison, a former Miss Tennessee and CMT personality, "Jay and I are thrilled to let everyone know we are going to be parents! We can't wait and are ecstatic to share our news." See exclusive photos of Angelina Jolie in Cancun with Maddox, Pax, Zahara and Shiloh.

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The baby is due in January of next year. The two wed on May 15, 2004 in Nashville.