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Kelly Clarkson Has Welcomed a Baby Boy!

The star gave birth to son Remington Alexander Blackstock on April 12.

It's a boy for The Blackstocks! Kelly Clarkson and husband Brandon Blackstock welcomed their second child on Tuesday, April 12, the singer-songwriter announced Thursday on Twitter.

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The "Idol" alum, who is already a mom to 22-month-old daughter River Rose, spontaneously revealed she was expecting her second baby during a tour stop in Los Angeles last August. Struggling through tears during a performance of her song "Piece by Piece," she stopped midway through and addressed the crowd: "I was not planning on announcing this, but—I'm totally pregnant!" she said.

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The song, about her absent father and her husband's great parenting, brought the expectant mama (and everyone else in the crowd!) to tears again during a powerful performance on "American Idol" in February. "I'm pregnant and it's nostalgic, and I can't believe it's the last season," she said. "I'm really sorry I just bawled."

It was a rough pregnancy for Clarkson, much like her first, so it's great news that both mom and baby are doing well.

Congratulations to this wonderful new family of four!

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