With Arms Wide Open! Scott Stapp and Wife Jaclyn Welcome Son Anthony Issa

Scott Stapp‘s arms are far-reaching open to fatherhood once again.

The Creed and Art of Anarchy vocalist’s mom Jaclyn has given birth to a couple’s third child together: a baby child named Anthony Issa Stapp, their repute confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

Baby Anthony finished his entrance on Thursday, Nov. 16, during 4:30 p.m., weighing 8 lbs., 8 oz., and measuring 21 inches.

“We are so impressed with thankfulness and happiness. This has been a truly boundless impulse for a whole family. We feel so blessed!” a integrate tell PEOPLE exclusively of their son, who was innate during Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee.

Anthony creates 5 in a domicile of Scott, 44, and Jaclyn, 37, who also share 7-year-old son Daniel Issam and daughter Milán Hayat, 10. Scott is also father to son Jagger, 19.

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Scott Stapp, mom Jaclyn and their children Daniel and Milán

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The Stapps suggested that they were going to be adding to their family exclusively to PEOPLE in June, pity honeyed snaps from a maternity print shoot. “This is such a gift,” a Grammy leader told PEOPLE during a time. “We truly couldn’t be happier or some-more excited.”

“This is a outrageous surprise, and a blessing, and a miracle,” pronounced Jaclyn, a former Miss New York USA who models and runs a children’s charity, the CHARM Foundation. “We suspicion we were finished with diapers and pacifiers. This warn fell into a lap, and we are only on cloud nine!”

Added Scott, “It’s amazing. We only bought a new home and changed in. We were removing settled, and afterwards we found out about a baby. The kids were jumping adult and down. It’s so lovable to see them. Every day, a 7-year-old runs adult to Jaclyn and puts his conduct on her swell and talks to a baby!”

Scott Stapp, mom Jaclyn and their children Daniel and Milán

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Scott and Jaclyn told their kids they would be removing a baby brother in late August, during an onstage impulse that will expected go down as one of a many noted in a family’s history.

“There’s something critical we wish to share with we guys,” Stapp pronounced to a entertaining throng in Austin, Texas. “Many of we might know this, though some of we might not. But my mom Jaclyn and we are awaiting a new baby.”

“Now we wish to share something really special to a family with we guys tonight. We’re gonna find out a gender of a baby right now,” he combined after bringing Daniel and Milán onstage, divulgence after a countdown, “It’s a boy.”

After a reveal, Stapp achieved “With Arms Wide Open” — a Creed strain he wrote when he found out that he was going to be a father for a initial time, to Jagger.

Scott Stapp, mom Jaclyn and their children Daniel and Milán

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Scott, Jaclyn, Daniel and Milán distinguished a youngest member of a family’s imminent attainment with a “Royal Prince”-themed baby shower in October, featuring superb bullion and blue detailing via all from the flowers to a food, drinks and even desserts.

“We chose a name Anthony, that was Scott’s birth name until about 12 years of age, when he was adopted,” Jaclyn told PEOPLE during a time, pity disdainful photos from a event.

The new mom of 3 has non-stop adult about her pregnancy in mixed blogs for PEOPLE over a past few months. In her latest installment, she certified that a watchful diversion had been difficult.

“While this honeyed child wants out, his kicks and turns — not to discuss his vigour on my bladder during 2 a.m. — remind me of how prepared we feel to acquire him to a family,” Jaclyn wrote.

  • Reporting by ANYA LEON