Cheryl and partner Liam Payne announce birth of first son

LONDON (AP) " Former Girls Aloud star Cheryl and her partner Liam Payne of One Direction fame have announced the birth of their first child.

Cheryl, 33, said on Instagram Saturday night that their son was born Wednesday and has not been named.

She says "although he still doesn't have a name he is already stealing hearts. We are all madly in love and overwhelmingly happy with our little arrival."

Payne, 23, who is now also a solo artist, said he was "incredibly happy" and posted a photo of himself with the baby.

Cheryl was known as Cheryl Cole when she was in Girls Aloud. She has also been a judge on the "The X Factor," the show that Payne competed on before he was placed into One Direction.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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