Joe Nichols has had quite the 'comeback' year. 'Sunny and 75' hit the top of the charts and was just certified gold for over a half million downloads.

The warm single, on a new record label, became Nichols' first Number One since 2010's 'Gimmie That Girl.' While his recording career seems to be red hot again, Nichols shares even more good news that he and his wife Heather are expecting their second child in 2014.

Nichols placed his first song on the Billboard Country Charts in 1996 and landed his first Number One song with 'Brokenheartsville' in 2002. Now, In addition to a new single, titled 'Yeah,' it looks like things will continue to be bright and sunny for Joe Nichols in 2014.

Locally, Joe Nichols' appearance at the WGNA Secret Star Acoustic Jam in 2013 was one of the highlights for Country Music from all over the Northeast. Were you there? Are you a Joe Nichols fan?  Leaven your thoughts, comments, and messages in the comment box below.