14/08/2014 12:51 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Alesha Dixon Pregnant With First Baby

Alesha Dixon pregnant with first baby

Britain's Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon is expecting her first baby with her dancer partner Azuka Ononye.

Alesha's spokesperson announced the couple's happy news with the message: "Alesha Dixon and her partner Azuka Ononye are delighted to announce that they are expecting their first child later this year.

"Alesha and Azuka are looking forward to this happy chapter in their lives and would request privacy to enjoy this happy and most important event.

"Further details will be given at the appropriate time."

Alesha and Azuka first met back in 2006, but according to reports their friendship blossomed into a relationship in 2010.

Former Mis-teeq singer Alesha is extremely private about her love life, and before this announcement hadn't publicly confirmed her relationship with Azuka.