The singer and her husband Michael Caussin welcomed their first child on Sunday (31Jan16) in Nashville, Tennessee.

Daughter Jolie Rae Caussin was born at 4pm local time.

"Words can’t even begin to describe how much happiness I’m feeling right now," Kramer said, announcing the birth to "Holding my healthy and beautiful baby girl in my arms is something that’s truly indescribable. Michael and I are so thankful for this wonderful blessing!"

The birth came a day before Kramer, 32, learned she had been nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year at the upcoming ACM Awards.

"What a whirlwind of great surprises and wonderful news," she added. "I'm overwhelmed with joy after welcoming my beautiful baby girl into the world and finding out I've been nominated for an ACM Award!"

Jana picked up the best newcomer prize at the 2012 ceremony.