"Katherine came and threw a pregnancy test in front of me — three of them actually — and they all said the same thing," Covington told the magazine. "The only problem was I didn't know what they were! I was like, 'What is this? Are you okay?' So she told me and I got so excited!"
This will be the first child for Covington and publicist Katherine Cook, who is due this fall.
Covington, who placed eighth during Season 5 of the Fox reality show, released his most recent album in 2012.