Brad Paisley's Favorite CMA Moment: Kissing Wife's Baby Bump
11/13/2008 AT 01:10 PM EST
After his name was announced as best male vocalist, Paisley, 36, trotted offstage into the front row of the audience, where his pregnant wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley, 37, was sitting. He embraced her, kissed her and then bent down to plant a kiss on her baby bump.
"I've got four more months to go with this pregnancy and that's going to get me through some stuff – I got that in my back pocket now," Paisley jokes of his spontaneous show of affection. "The next time I'm not performing up to par, I can say, 'Remember that?' "
More seriously, he says, he hopes one day he can replay the moment for his future son or daughter. "Kimberly and I were both talking about how special that will be for our child to grow up someday and see that tape when I kissed her belly. He or she – we don't know what it is yet – will be the second child and they always have trouble feeling important. I didn't do this with [21-month-old son] Huck – so they’ve got one on him."
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