Singer Paloma Faith is set to welcome her first child.
The ‘Just Be’ singer, 35, confirmed she is expecting a baby with her long-term French artist boyfriend Leyman Lahcine.
In a statement ,the star said she would be taking time away from the music industry and talent show The Voice as she focuses on motherhood.
Announcing her fourth album, “aptly named” The Architect, would not be released this year, she said: “I am so delighted to tell you I am going to take a short while off to have a baby.
“I have spent my whole life wanting to be a mother and now the time has come for me to do so I feel so lucky.
“So while you are all patiently waiting, I would like you to know that I am grateful for your continued support and patience and I hope that you will respect my new family with our privacy in a time which should be calm and without anxiety.