22/11/2012 14:20 GMT

The Saturdays Rochelle Humes Expecting Baby With JLS Husband Marvin

British pop's first couple are expecting!

JLS's Marvin and The Saturdays' Rochelle Humes - who tied the knot in July - have announced they are expecting their first child next year.

Rochelle and Marvin humes are expecting their first child

Rochelle, 23, wrote on twitter:

"I wanted to be the first to tell you ...we have some exciting news to share! Marvin and I could NOT be more thrilled to announce that we are expecting our first child mid next year.

"We have always dreamt of being parents and the news is the best early Christmas present we could have asked for."

"I know Marvin is going to be a great dad and we're so excited to start a family. Thanks for all your support and lots of love, Rochelle x."

Marvin, 27, took to the official JLS twitter page to share the news with followers:

"Rochelle and I are SOOOO excited to tell everyone that we are expecting our first baby!!! It is absolutely amazing!

"Baby is due middle of next year and all is great!!

"We want to say thank you to everyone for their love and means so much to us!!! We are over the moon. Love Marv x."