Country singer Jessie James is expecting her first child with her new husband, American football player Eric Decker.

The couple married in an intimate ceremony in Colorado in June (13) and now the stars have confirmed they are going to become first-time parents.

Taking to her Twitter.com page, James writes, "Excited to share some news with y'all (sic). We are having a baby... Yep we are having a baby!!! Excited."

The couple met in 2011 and became engaged last year (12).