Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band and wife Shelly have reportedly separated. The two have five kids together and stated to People it was a difficult decision.

“We feel blessed to be on such an incredible journey in life and sometimes the journey begins to lead in different directions. We have led a whirlwind life together growing into a beautiful family with five amazing children and while life will be rearranging a bit, our love and commitment to our family will always be there,” the joint statement read. (via TasteofCountry.com) Brown met his wife while playing at a NYE show.