Adele has announced she is pregnant with her first baby with her boyfriend Simon Konecki who she met through a mutual friend last year.
The 24 – year – old announced the news as she took to her blog on her official website saying: “I’m delighted to announce that Simon and I are expecting our first child together.
“I wanted you to hear the news direct from me, obviously we’re over the moon and very excited but please respect our privacy at this precious time. Yours always, Adele xx.”
Earlier this year in January, Adele revealed she and Simon, 36, were dating.
A month later she revealed she wanted three sons by the age of 30. She said: “I really want to be a mum. I better start getting on with it.”
Blessings and compliments have started to pour in for the couple from celebrities on Twitter.
US chatshow host Ellen DeGeneres said: “Adele is pregnant! I’m so happy, I’m rolling in the deep! At least I think I am. I’m still not 100% sure what it means.”
Whilst former X Factor winner Alexandra Burke said: “Adele is pregnant?! So happy for her. Such a blessing!”
Perez Hilton also tweeted his excitement, saying: ‘’HUGE and happy news!!! #Adele is pregnant!!!!!!’’
X Factor winner 2011 Marcus Collins tweeted: ”Congratulations to Adele! Made up for her! Baby’s gonna come out singing x”
The singer released her debut album 19, in January 2008 and hit the No.1 spot. In January 2011, Adele released her sophomore album 21, she sold more than 17 million copies and it went straight to the No.1 spot on the album chart and stayed there for 11 weeks. The album is the fifth best – selling album in chart history. The album has earned Adele six Grammy, Two Brits and two Ivor Novello Awards.