LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) —  Kelly Clarkson joined Twitter in March of 2009 but she easily made her best tweet Saturday.

Clarkson, the 32-year-old platinum-selling recording artist who became an overnight star in 2002 as the first “American Idol,” announced Saturday that she gave birth to a baby girl on June 12.

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“Our baby girl River Rose Blackstock arrived on June 12! Thank you everyone for all of your well wishes! Brandon and I are on cloud 9!! 🙂 ” she tweeted.

It if the first child for Clarkson. Her husband, a talent manager, has two children from a previous marriage. He and Clarkson tied the knot in 2013. Blackstock is Reba McIntire’s stepson, his father, Narvel, is Clarkson’s manager.

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Clarkson has nearly 100 hits on the Billboard charts and has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide.

 

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