Just weeks after it was reported that Ed Sheeran and his wife Cherry Seaborn were expecting their first child together, the singer has now broken his social media silence to announce the birth of their baby.
Uploading a snap of a pair of tiny socks, Ed revealed the couple have welcomed a baby girl called Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran.
He wrote, "Ello! A quick message from me as I have some personal news that I wanted to share with you... Last week, with the help of an amazing delivery team, Cherry gave birth to our beautiful and healthy daughter - Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran"
Check out which celebs have welcomed babes in 2020:
Celebs who've welcomed babies in 2020 - RADIO STACKED
Robbie and Ayda Williams
Singer Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda announced the birth of their fourth child, their second via a surrogate. Confirming the birth of Beau Benedict Enthoven Williams on Valentine's Day, Ayda shared a cute photo online.
Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden
Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz has announced she's welcomed a baby girl into the world with her Good Charlotte guitarist husband Benji Madden. The 47-year-old revealed they'd called their daughter Raddix in January.
Love Island 2018 winner Jack Fincham shocked his fans in January, revealing he'd become a dad to a beautiful baby girl called Blossom. Despite not being in a relationship, Jack went on to reveal the mother of his child is a close friend called Casey Ranger.
Reality star Casey Bachelor welcomed her second child with fiancé Dane Goodson in January. The former Celebrity Big Brother star welcomed a baby girl!
Pop Idol winner Michelle McManus welcomed her first child into the world in January 2020 - an adorable baby boy called Harry John Nimmo.
Gogglebox star Izzy Warner welcomed her second child into the world in February, a beautiful baby girl. Izzy decided to call her baby girl Bessie Rose.
Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova
Singer Enrique Iglesias and his Tennis ace wife Anna Kournikova welcomed their third child into the world in early 2020.
Coronation Street and Hollyoaks actress Lucy-Jo Hudson welcomed a baby boy into the world with her partner Lewis Devine in February
Former TOWIE star Lydia Bright gave birth to her daughter in February, telling fans on Instagram, ,'My darling girl has arrived. I am so overwhelmed with love, she is absolutely perfect.' (sic)
Ola and James Jordan
Former Strictly Come Dancing couple Ola and James Jordan welcomed their first child into the world in February, a healthy baby girl!
Lady Nadia Essex
Former Celeb Go Dating star Lady Nadia Essex welcomed a baby boy into the world in March.
Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas
After announcing their engagement last year, Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas welcomed their first child together in March, a baby boy called Roman Ravello Thomas.
Khloé Kardashian's best friend Malika Haqq announced the birth of her first baby with ex-boyfriend O.T. Genasis in March 2020, sharing a photo of his hand on her Instagram alongside the caption, 'Ace Flores 3.14.2020.'
Hollyoaks star Ali Bastian welcomed her first baby with husband David O'Mahony, after they tied the knot one year ago. Announcing the happy news on Instagram, Ali shared a photo of her daughter's tiny hand with the caption, 'She's here! We welcomed our beautiful baby girl into the world last week - words cannot describe how much we love her already. We have climbed whole heartedly into the most beautiful of new parent bubbles and are enjoying some quiet family time. Mum and baby are doing brilliantly.'
Ex-EastEnders actress Melissa Suffield announced in March 2020 that she'd welcomed her first child! Taking to Instagram Melissa wrote, 'River Jefferson Carter-Robinson 16.03.2020 What a perfect little human we appear to have made. We could not be more obsessed with you ❤ufe0fud83eudde1ud83dudc9bud83dudc9aud83dudc99ud83dudc9c..' She announced her pregnancy in September 2019, three months after announcing her engagement to fiancé Robert Brendan!
Ashley and Francesca Banjo
Diversity star Ashley Banjo and his wife Ashley and Francesca welcomed their second child into the world in March 2020, a baby boy called Micah Grace Banjo.
Ronan and Storm Keating
Boyzone star Ronan Keating and his wife Storm welcomed their second child in March 2020, an adorable baby girl called Coco Knox Keating.
Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancée Carrie Symonds welcomed a baby boy into the world on Wednesday 29th April 2020.
Millie Mackintosh and Hugo Taylor
Former Made In Chelsea stars Millie Mackintosh and Hugo Taylor welcomed their first child into the world in May, a baby girl!
Sheridan Smith announced that she'd welcomed a baby boy with her fiancé Jamie Horn in May 2020, but is yet to reveal his name.
Former Harry Potter star Rupert Grint welcomed a baby girl with his partner Georgia Groome, best known as the star of Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging. A statement read, 'Rupert Grint and Georgia Groome are delighted to confirm the birth of their baby girl. We would please ask that you respect their privacy at this very special time.'
Danielle Armstrong and Tom Edney
TOWIE star Danielle Armstrong and her childhood sweetheart Tom Edney welcomed a baby girl called Orla Mae on 26th May at 4.30pm.
Aston Merrygold and Sarah Richards
JLS singer Aston Merrygold and fiancée Sarah Richards welcomed their second child into the world at the beginning of June. The couple welcomed a baby boy called Macaulay Shay Merrygold.
Krept and Sasha Ellese
British rapper Krept and his girlfriend Sasha Ellese welcomed a baby girl called Nala into the world in June 2020!
Michelle Williams and Thomas Kail
American actress Michelle Williams welcomed her second child in June 2020, her first with new husband Thomas Kail.
Dermot O'Leary and Dee Koppang
X Factor host Dermot O'Leary and his wife Dee Koppang welcomed a baby boy called Kasper Koppang O'Leary on 23rd June 2020!Dermot told fans on Instagram, 'Welcome to the world baby Koppang O'Leary... We're delighted to announce that we've had a baby! A little boy born on Tuesday 23rd June 2020 (Sankthansaften / Midsummer for you Norwegians) at 8.19am, weighing in at 6lb 13oz. Enjoying the cuddles in the newborn bubble... cats yet to be 100% convinced. Lots of love, Dermot & Dee x ❤ufe0f'. (sic)
Usain Bolt and Kasi Bennett
Olympic legend Usain Bolt and his girlfriend Kasi Bennett welcomed a baby girl into the world in May. The couple shared the most adorable photos of her in July, with Usain revealing they've decided to call her 'Olympia Lightning Bolt'.
TOWIE star Lauren Pope welcomed a baby girl called Raine Anais Keterman on 11th July! Sharing a cute photo on Instagram, Lauren wrote, 'Our little lady has arrived! Raine Anais Keterman 11/7/20 ud83dudc97 You really are so perfect little Raine, thank you for choosing me to be your Mummy. We love you so, so much ud83eudd70'. (sic)
After keeping her pregnancy private, EastEnders actress Tameka Empson revealed on Loose Women in July that she welcomed a baby boy during lockdown!
Claire Cooper and Emmett J. Scanlan
Former Hollyoaks couple Claire Cooper and Emmett J. Scanlan welcomed a baby boy into the world in July! The pair announced the birth of their first child on Instagram, with Claire revealing she endured a 40 hour labour and an emergency c-section.
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel
After keeping their pregnancy out of the spotlight, in July 2020, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel welcomed their second child into the world, a baby boy!
Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews
Married couple Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews welcomed their second child into the world in July, a baby girl!
Singer Ciara and her husband Russell Wilson welcomed their first baby together on 23rd July! Announcing the happy news on Instagram, Ciara revealed her baby's unique name, 'Happy Birthday WIN!!! Mommy & Daddy Love You! Win Harrison Wilson 7.23.2020 8lbs 1 oz. ❤ufe0f ud83dudc76ud83cudffd'
Cara Delahoyde Massey and Nathan Massey
Love Island couple Cara and Nathan announced the birth of their daughter on 28th July 2020! Cara wrote, 'She's here and home ud83eudd31ud83cudffb We are both want to say a massive Thankyou to all the amazing ladies who looked after us @darent_valley_hospital over the last few days ud83dudc95 Thankyou for all your messages that have kept me going ✨.'Nathan posted a video message as a tribute to his wife, praising her for being so brave. He wrote, 'Welcome to the world our little princess !!!! ud83dudc93 can't wait to spend our lives together !!! @cara_delahoyde your a legend , delivered our baby safe and sound !!! What a trooper you are !!! Hats off to all the pregnant women I salute you x ud83dudc93ud83dudc93ud83dudc93ud83dudc93 I would like to thank all the staff and midwifes at darenth Valley Hospital can't thank you guys enough ! Your all un sung hero's ud83dudc93ud83dudc93ud83dudc93 @nhswebsite.'
Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger
Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger welcomed their first child into the world in August, a baby girl called Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt.
Lea Michele and Zandy Reich
Glee actress Lea Michele and her husband Zandy Reich welcomed their first child into the world in August.
Sam and Briony Aston
Coronation Street actor Sam Aston (AKA Chesney Brown) become a dad for the first time in August 2020 when his wife Briony gave birth to a baby boy called Sonny!
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom announced the birth of their first child together in August 2020, revealing they'd welcomed a baby girl called Daisy Dove Bloom.
Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn
Ed Sheeran and his wife Cherry Seaborn welcomed their first child into the world in 2020, a baby girl called Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran.
Daisy May Cooper
This Country and Gogglebox star Daisy May Cooper gave birth to a baby boy in September!
Rory McIlroy and Erica Stoll
Northern Irish golfing star Rory McIlroy and his wife Erica Stoll welcomed a baby girl called Poppy into the world at the end of August!
DJ Jax Jones delighted his fans in September by announcing his wife had given birth to a baby girl called Lawana! The 'All Day and Night' hit maker shared some adorable snaps of his daughter.
Penn Badgley and Domino Kirke
You actor Penn Badgley and his wife Domino Kirke welcomed their first child together after previously suffering two heartbreaking miscarriages.
Andy Carroll and Billi Mucklow
Footballer Andy Carroll and former TOWIE star Billi Mucklow welcomed their third child together in September 2020, a baby girl called Marvel Mae.
Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid
Gigi and Zayn shared a photo of thier baby's tiny hand on Instagram in September 2020, with Gigi writing, 'Our girl joined us earth-side this weekend and she's already changed our world. So in loveud83eudd7aud83dudc95.'
Mamma Mia! actress Amanda Seyfried welcomed her second child with her husband Thomas Sadoski in September, after keeping her pregnancy a secret from fans. The actress gave birth to a baby boy!
Music legend Usher announced the birth of his baby girl on October 1st! The singer shared a cute photo revealing he's decided to call her Sovereign Bo Raymond with his girlfriend Jenn Goicoechea.
American rapper Nicki Minaj welcomed her first child into the world with her husband Kenneth Petty at the end of September.
American actress Mindy Kaling welcomed her second son in September! The 41-year-old announced her shock news during a live TV appearance in October, revealing she;s called him Spencer.
Michelle Hardwick and Kate Brooks
Emmerdale actress Michelle Hardwick welcomed a baby boy into the world called Teddy in October 2020, with her wife and the soap's producer Kate Brooks!
Camilla Thurlow and Jamie Jewitt
On October 27th 2020, series three stars Camilla Thurlow and Jamie Jewitt announced they'd welcomed a baby girl called Nell Sophia Jewitt. Camilla wrote on Instagram, 'Nell Sophia Jewitt, 4:32am, 27th October, 6lb 5oz. There may be a thousand new photos on my camera roll, but none of them could ever do justice to the way you have lit up our lives ud83eudd70'. (sic)
Noel Fielding and Lliana Bird
Bake Off host Noel Fielding and his partner Lliana Bird welcomed their second child in 2020. The couple welcomed a baby girl called Iggy.
Tom Parker and Kelsey Hardwick
Just weeks after announcing he's been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour, The Wanted's Tom Parker and his wife Kelsey Hardwick welcomed their second child into the world, a baby boy called Bodhi.
Sam Mucklow and Shelby Tribble
TOWIE couple Sam Mucklow and Shelby Tribble welcomed their first child into the world in November, a baby boy after a very tough labour.
Made In Chelsea star Victoria Baker-Harber welcomed a baby girl called Gaia-Grace into the world at the start of November, after keeping her pregnancy under wraps.
Hollyoaks star Kirsty-Leigh Porter announced the birth of her rainbow baby in December via a post on Instagram, welcoming the little one with her fiancé Paul Barber.
Kate and Rio Ferdinand
Kate and Rio Ferdinand welcomed their first child together in December, announcing their lovely news on Christmas Eve with a super cute photo. The pair decided to call their son Cree.
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Ed continued: "We are completely in love with her. Both mum and baby are doing amazing and we are on cloud nine over here. We hope that you can respect our privacy at this time. Lots of love and I’ll see you when it’s time to come back, Ed xCherry Seaborn".
Fans were quick to comment on the cute post, with many congratulating the pair on their happy news.
One wrote, 'CONGRATULATIONS😭❤️', with another adding, 'Congratulations!! 🥺🥺 What a beautiful name 🥺😍😍 SO happy for you ❤️'.
Another then wrote, 'ecstatic for y'all omg 😭❤️ best wishes, enjoy this wonderful time!!'.
Congratulations to Ed and Cherry.