American reality TV star CHRISTOPHER BOYKIN will become a father early next year (08).
The Rob + Big star and his partner are expecting a daughter in February (08) and will name her Isis - a name inspired by an Egyptian queen.
He tells People.com, "I know it's going to be a girl, so I can prepare myself for that. It's a great feeling."
'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.