29/12/2014 07:17 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Alicia Keys Gives Birth To Baby Boy


Alicia Keys has given birth to a baby boy - and she's chosen a unique name.

Alicia, 33, and her husband music producer Swizz Beats, 36, have named their new son Genesis Ali Dean.

Alicia gave birth at 1.52am on Saturday December 27. She announced Genesis's arrival the next day by sharing a sweet picture of his tiny footprints on Instagram along with the caption:

"The joy of joy is joy!! It's a boy!! We are so grateful!! #blessings!!"

We hope you are having a beautiful day filled with people that lift you up high! Love always!!!

Une photo publiée par Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys) le

"[Egypt] is excited to be a big brother," Alicia told PEOPLE magazine in October. "I think he's super excited because he's not going to be the youngest anymore," she said. "He's always kissing my belly."

Congratulations Alicia and Swizz!