Britain's Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon is expecting her first child with her boyfriend and former backing dancer Azuka Ononye.
Alesha, 34, has known Azuka, known as Az, since 2006 when her band Misteeq split. It is thought that the couple only started dating last year after photos emerged of the pair holidaying in Marbella together.
Her spokesman told MailOnline: 'Alesha Dixon and her partner Azuka Ononye are delighted to announce they are expecting their first child later this year.'
A friend told The Daily record 'Alesha has always wanted to be a mum and is very excited about it. She is very happy.'
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