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Singer Katherine Jenkins 'besotted' with firstborn child, Aaliyah Reign

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Katherine Jenkins and  Andrew Levitas

Katherine Jenkins and Andrew Levitas

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Down to earth: Classical soprano Katherine Jenkins is used to being hounded by the media, and says it is a hard part of her job as she never expected to be famous.

Down to earth: Classical soprano Katherine Jenkins is used to being hounded by the media, and says it is a hard part of her job as she never expected to be famous.

Katherine Jenkins

Katherine Jenkins

Katherine Jenkins wore an eye-catching Philip Treacy number

Katherine Jenkins wore an eye-catching Philip Treacy number

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02:  Katherine Jenkins sits in the Royal Box before the Ladies' Singles quarter-final match between Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland and Na Li of China on day eight of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on July 2, 2013 in London, England.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: Katherine Jenkins sits in the Royal Box before the Ladies' Singles quarter-final match between Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland and Na Li of China on day eight of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on July 2, 2013 in London, England.

Katherine Jenkins cheers as she watches the racing

Katherine Jenkins cheers as she watches the racing

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Katherine Jenkins and Andrew Levitas

Opera singer Katherine Jenkins and her husband Andrew Levitas have welcomed their first child.

The Welsh performer gave birth to the little girl in New York.

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"Introducing our daughter Aaliyah Reign Levitas, who came loudly into the world weighing almost 7lbs and surrounded by love," Katherine wrote as she shared images of the newborn online.

"We are absolutely besotted with her & grateful for the beautiful blessing of this happy, healthy, little miracle. Cwtches all round."

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Katherine Jenkins and husband Andrew Levitas

Katherine Jenkins and husband Andrew Levitas

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Katherine Jenkins and husband Andrew Levitas

Katherine and Andrew wed in September 2014, after a whirlwind seven month romance.

American artist Andrew also uploaded pictures of baby Aaliyah.

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Katherine Jenkins attends the Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Berkeley Square Gardens on June 2, 2015 in London, England

Katherine Jenkins attends the Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Berkeley Square Gardens on June 2, 2015 in London, England

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Katherine Jenkins attends the Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Berkeley Square Gardens on June 2, 2015 in London, England

"We are absolutely besotted with her & grateful for the beautiful blessing of this happy, healthy, little miracle. Mummy is recovering well and Daddy couldn't be prouder of his two gorgeous princesses," he wrote.

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