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One of Hollywood's most anticipated babies has reportedly been welcomed into the world as The Houston Chronicle, E! News and other outlets confirm that Beyonce gave birth to a daughter tonight in New York City.
E! News reports that Beyonce and Jay-Z have named their first daughter: Blue Ivy Carter.
The news was un-officially confirmed by Jay-Z's prodigy Rihanna, who Tweeted, "Welcome to the world Princess Carter! Love Aunty Rih!"
Family friend Russell Simmons also Tweeted, "Congrats to my good friends Beyonce and Jay-Z."
The singer announced her pregnancy at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards by cradling her burgeoning baby bump on the red carpet and after her performance of Love On Top.