Singer Fantasia Barrino is a new mum - the American Idol star gave birth to a baby boy on Tuesday (13Dec11).
Dallas Xavier Barrino was born two weeks ahead of schedule in North Carolina.
The proud mum tells, "I feel so blessed that my son Dallas Xavier was born healthy, and is a wonderful new addition to our family. I thank all my fans for their well wishes and continued support."
The father is believed to be former college basketball star Antwaun Cook.
Barrino has a 10-year-old daughter, called Zion, from a previous relationship.