Christina Aguilera and her husband Jordan Bratman are celebrating the birth of their first child.

Aguilera, 27, and Bratman, 30, confirmed the birth of a baby boy, Max Liron Bratman, on the Genie In A Bottle star's official website.

In the message, the singer said: "Today is a very joyful and special day for Jordan and I as we welcome our first son into this world." She also released special footage from her personal wedding to Bratman in a video for her song Save Me From Myself which she posted on her site.

Aguilera also thanked her fans for their wishes, adding that she had a "blessed and wonderful life" because of their support.

The singer gave birth on Saturday night and the baby weighed six pounds and two ounces at the time. A representative for the star has said Aguilera is resting and doing well.

Aguilera confirmed rumours about her pregnancy in an interview with Glamour magazine in November.

14/01/2008 06:14:20