Ellie Goulding reveals the name of her newborn son

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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Ellie Goulding attends The BRIT Awards 2020 at The O2 Arena on February 18, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Redferns)
Ellie Goulding has welcomed her first child. (Jim Dyson/Redferns)

Ellie Goulding has confirmed that her baby is a little boy and that she and her husband Caspar Jopling have named him Arthur.

The singer, 34, welcomed the couple's first child on 29 April.

She has now confirmed their new arrival's name and gender in an announcement in The Times.

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The notice reads: “JOPLING On 29th April 2021 to Elena Goulding and Caspar, a son, Arthur Ever Winter.”

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Love Me Like You Do singer Goulding announced in February that she was expecting, saying the couple had found out around their one-year anniversary.

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“That was not the plan. The thought of getting pregnant didn’t seem like it could be a reality,” the star told Vogue magazine.

Jopling posted a message on Instagram earlier this week to reveal that the singer had given birth.

Newly married Ellie Goulding and Caspar Jopling leave York Minster after their wedding.
Ellie Goulding and Caspar Jopling at their wedding. (PA)

The art dealer shared a screenshot of a Google search of the world population 2021, with the last figure crossed out and an extra one added.

"Mum and baby both healthy and happy. Extremely grateful,” he wrote.

"I don't ever address the public attention that comes with Ellie's job,” he went on.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14:  Ellie Goulding performs on ABC's
Ellie Goulding confirmed her pregnancy in February. (Debra L Rothenberg/WireImage)

“But during this magical and personal moment we would really appreciate being able to enjoy our privacy... Thank you."

Jopling also shared a picture of The Times birth announcement on Instagram.

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He and Burn singer Goulding got engaged in 2018 and tied the knot in 2019 at a star-studded ceremony in York Minster.

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