Walker Hayes Mourns Death Of Newborn

Country singer Walker Hayes shared some devastating news with fans late Wednesday.

“It is with great sadness that Laney and I share with you the news that our sweet Oakleigh Klover Hayes was born this morning at the hospital and now is safely in heaven,” he wrote in a statement posted to social media.

Hayes cancelled his appearance on the CMT Awards, where his hit “You Broke Up With Me” was nominated for Breakthrough Video of the Year and he was scheduled to perform.

The 38-year-old singer and his wife have six children.

“Thank you for honoring our privacy as we grieve,” he said.