Singer expecting first child with Brandon Blackstock

Kelly Clarkson is over the moon to be expecting her first child with husband Brandon Blackstock.

The singer, who married talent manager Brandon last month, announced the happy news on Twitter yesterday.

I’m pregnant!!! Brandon and I are so excited! Best early Christmas present ever 🙂Kelly, 31, excitedly Tweeted.

Fans sent their congratulations to the mum-to-be, with Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott Tweeting: YAY! I’m so excited for you! AMAZING!

A thrilled Kelly wrote back: thanks girl! I can’t believe it?! It’s so crazy. I’m making a person!

Brandon, 35 – the son of Kelly’s manager Narvel Blackstock – already has two children from his first marriage.

The happy news comes just over a week after Kelly hinted she might be pregnant during an appearance on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.

We’re not announcing anything right now. We’re not, no,’ she said.

Practice makes perfect! We’re trying, trying, trying… like rabbits!’

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Anna Francis