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'American Idol' winner Kris Allen welcomes son

Looks like daddy needs to brush up on his lullaby skills! Season eight American Idol winner Kris Allen is the proud papa of a baby boy, People reports.

The singer-songwriter tweeted, “Happy Day!!!! My little stud was born today. Oliver is here people!”

Oliver Neil is the first child for Allen, 28, and his wife Katy. Allen’s last major studio album was 2012’s Thank You Camellia.

Kara DioGuardi welcomes baby boy

Kara DioGuardi and her husband Mike McCuddy welcomed a baby boy on Jan. 31 in Los Angeles. Greyson James Carroll McCuddy was born via gestational surrogate, according to People, weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces. McCuddy has a teenage daughter from a previous relationship, but it is the first child for the former American Idol judge.

'American Idol' winner Lee DeWyze gets married

An upbeat news brief for a change: American Idol season 9 winner and recent Hell’s Kitchen guest star Lee DeWyze exchanged vows with model-actress Jonna Walsh this afternoon. The bride walked down the aisle to a song DeWyze wrote for her, “Who Would Have Known,” which will be on his next album. People has many more details about the couple’s vintage-inspired ceremony.

'American Idol' alum Brooke White welcomes a baby girl

American Idol Season 7 finalist Brooke White, 28, gave birth to a daughter, London, on May 24 in a Los Angeles hospital, her rep confirms. The singer tweeted a picture of her child this morning.

Baby London is the first child for White and husband Dave Ray, who wed in 2004.

In recent months, White has continued to make music with songwriter Jack Matranga in the duo Jack and White, whom we revealed in August 2011. They will release a new EP, Undercover, on May 29.

Brooke has also been blogging about her pregnancy on her blog, Brookie Babble.

'American Idol': Phillip Philips to undergo surgery

Phillip Phillips will return home to Georgia after completing publicity duties following tonight’s season 11 finale of American Idol. The 21-year-old singer-songwriter, who suffers from kidney problems, was advised surgery in March after experiencing severe abdominal pain. E! reports that depending on his recovery, Phillips may miss one or two dates at the start of the American Idol tour this summer.

Bo Bice welcomes first daughter

It’s a girl for American Idol alum Bo Bice! The 36-year-old and wife of seven years, Caroline welcomed his first daughter to the world Monday. Healthy baby girl Merrin Elizabeth Joy joins three brothers: Aidan Michael, 6, Caleb James, 3, and Ean Jacob, 2. “Both mom and baby are doing great!” the proud dad announced on his official site, along with an image of the Alabama native holding his bundled up baby girl and sporting a slightly shorter ‘do.

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