The year's most anticipated new arrival is finally here: Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z (nee Shawn Carter) welcomed Blue Ivy Carter, a healthy baby girl, into the world on Saturday (January 7) in New York at Lenox Hill Hospital, according to E! News.
Beyoncé surprised and delighted fans around the world back in August when she not-so-subtly [article id="1669849"]announced her pregnancy[/article] on our very own VMA stage.
Rumors have been swirling about the sex of the new bundle of joy since Beyoncé's close friend and former Destiny's Child member [article id="1673795"]Kelly Rowland let it slip[/article] that "it" might be a "she."
"I have no idea what I'm going to buy Beyoncé at the baby shower because Jay is going to buy that little girl every single thing possible," she told told U.K. news agency Bang Showbiz. "She won't be spoiled, but she will be very well looked-after."
Fans are just as excited for [article id="1676552"]Jay and B's bundle of joy[/article]. MTV News spoke to some of them recently, and many said that they expect the newborn to jump right to the top of the celebrity baby power list.
"A power baby, obviously," one fan said of the youngster's assumed superstar status, while another added, "It's gonna be a pretty cool baby, that's for sure. Probably gonna run New York City by the time he's 13 or 14."
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