Adele is pregnant and ‘over the moon’ with her baby news

Adele had been busy filling up her trophy cabinet of late, but she's soon have her hands full with a different type of gift.

adeleAdele has announced she's expecting her first child. Copyright [Getty]

Using her blog to share the news, Adele announced she's pregnant with her first child writing:

"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"

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The post was entitled — 'I've got some news' and this certainly IS news, especially to see her so loved up with Simon Kionecki who she started dating last summer.

adeleThis news tops off what's been an incredible year for Adele. Copyright [Getty]

Adele is experiencing a growing interest in her personal life since she went public with her relationship at the start of this year.

Speculation grew that she going to get engaged and wanted to start a family — and well, one of those ended up being true so we'll now eagerly await the news that she's getting hitched.

The Someone Like You singer told People magazine that she wants to have three sons before she's 30 saying: "I better start getting on with it."

And she certainly has! Big congrats to her.