Pop star Cher Lloyd was pretty quiet in 2017 – no new music, big red carpet appearances or headline-grabbing Insta posts.


But 2018’s a new year for the former X Factor fave, and the start of a new chapter in her life – because she’s 6 months pregnant with her 1st child!

Cher, who's due in May 2018, revealed the happy news with a rather gorge black and white bump shot.

She also explained the many other reasons why she’d been MIA, telling fans:

“There’s another reason why I’m writing to you today and that’s because I am beyond thrilled to inform you all that my husband Craig and I are also expecting our first child in May!!!”

“We are absolutely over the moon to share this news with you all.

“I am so excited to enter this new chapter in my life, surrounded by family I love, a supportive team around me and with music I’ve worked super hard on and am so excited and proud to reveal to you later in the year.

“And now we're going to have a little baby to enjoy this experience with us along the way!

“Thank you all for being so patient, as you now know, I’ve been a busy little bee but I promise it’ll be worth the wait!

“I’m excited for all that 2018 has in store for me and I can’t wait to see you all very soon! Cher x”

Sounds like it’s gonna be a memorable year for the 24-year-old singer, and pregnancy, it would seem, certainly suits her. She’s definitely got that glow. We also noticed that, in this pic, her bump appears to be quite low.

Cher's keeping whether or not she knew the sex of her baby under wraps, but we wonder if the old wives’ tales are true, and the placement of her bump means she’s having a boy?

Only time will tell!

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Images: Instagram/Cher Lloyd

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