Season 7 winner of The Voice Craig Wayne Boyd officially announced the birth of his daughter, Dakota Lynne. Dakota was born 5.3lbs and 17.5 inches at 5:37pm on December 31st in Nashville, TN. Both Taylor and Dakota are both doing well.
“It was the best birthday present I could have ever received,” said Craig. “We are in love already and I am so grateful for our growing family. Dakota is beautiful just like her mom.”
Craig and fiancée Taylor have been together since December of 2014 and got engaged on the tour bus after Craig’s performance at the Oak Ridge Boys Theater in Branson, MO on June 13th, 2015.
Since winning The Voice in December of 2014, Craig has been touring non-stop by first opening up for 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. Craig has also been writing and recording a new album which is set to be released early this year, which includes his new single “I’m Still Here” and “Baby Doll”. Craig wrote “I’m Still Here” during his last week on The Voice as he became one of the finalists and speaks to his whole journey both on the show and in the music industry up to that point.