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Janet Jackson welcomes first child

Published: Tuesday, January 03, 2017 @ 4:59 PM
Updated: Tuesday, January 03, 2017 @ 4:59 PM
By: Kelcie Willis - Cox Media Group National Content Desk

Janet Jackson and her husband, Qatari businessman Wissam Al Mana, have welcomed their first child.

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“Janet Jackson and husband Wissam Al Mana are thrilled to welcome their new son Eissa Al Mana into the world,” Jackson's rep said in a statement to People. "Janet had a stress-free healthy delivery and is resting comfortably."

Jackson, 50, and Al Mana, 42, were married in 2012.

The singer put a hold on her Unbreakable World Tour so she and her husband could focus on "planning our family," she said in a video announcement in April 2016.

Jackson officially announced her pregnancy in a People photoshoot in October.