Adele has reportedly given birth to a baby boy, her first child. The 24-year-old singer and her boyfriend, 38 year-old charity CEO Simon Konecki, are said to have welcomed a son on Friday October 19th. More after the jump.
Despite the reports from both British newspapers the Daily Mirror and Daily Mail, there is no official confirmation from the singer and one of her spokespeople told the Daily Mail, “we are not releasing a statement at this time.”
Adele, whose sophomore album 21 spent 24 nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and who won 12 Billboard Music Awards in May, announced her pregnancy on her blog in June. “I’m delighted to announce that Simon and I are expecting our first child together,” she wrote. “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.”
The singer also discussed her relationship with Konecki in a January post on her blog as well as in her March 2012 Vogue cover story, which was released the same night she won six Grammys. In the Vogue story, Adele said Konecki is “wonderful, and he’s proud of me, but he don’t care about what I do or what other people think. He looks after me.”
Adele’s also has a new single Skyfall, the title song for the upcoming James Bond film, which is spending its second week on the Hot 100, at No. 13.