Jay DeMarcus and Allison DeMarcus

Rascal Flatts bassist Jay DeMarcus and his wife, Allison, welcomed their first child on Friday, People reports.

Madeline Leigh DeMarcus was born on Friday at 4:49 p.m., weighing in at 6 pounds, 9 ounces. 

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Born three weeks before her due date, Madeline is "tiny, but perfect in every way! I'm just kissing her little face off," Jay DeMarcus told the magazine. "I didn't get much sleep last night. I kept waking up and thinking 'Oh my gosh, I'm a father!'"

Jay and Allison DeMarcus, a former Miss Tennessee and CMT personality, met when she appeared in a Rascal Flatts video. They married in 2004.