Celebrity gossip websites have just learned the wonderful news… BEYONCE has given birth to a baby girl! Congratulations, Bey and JAY-Z!

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Beyonce, who announced her first pregnancy in August at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, has finally popped out her and hubby Jay-Z’s little bundle of joy! The singer reportedly gave birth on Saturday to baby girl Blue Ivy Carter (Jay-Z’s real name is Shawn Carter) at a hospital in New York.

A few of the couple’s celebrity pals have confirmed the news via Twitter through their messages of support and congratulation to the couple. Just a few hours ago, Beyonce and Jay-Z’s close friend Gwyneth Paltrow tweeted:

“Welcome to the world, Blue. We love you already.”

Rihanna, Jay-Z’s protégé, also took to Twitter to extend her congratulations to the couple:

“Welcome to the world princess Carter! Love Aunty Rih

Def Jam co-founder and hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons also tweeted:

“congrats to my good friends Beyonce and Jay-Z

The first time parents reportedly chose the name “Ivy” because the number 4—IV in Roman numeral—is significant to them, as they were both born on the 4th (Beyonce on September 4 and Jay-Z on December 4) and got married on April 4, 2008.

Again, congratulations to Beyonce and Jay-Z!

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