Michael Buble announces the birth of his first child

Michael Buble and Luisana Lopilato

The Canadian singer Michael Buble has announced the birth of his first child, a son he has named Noah.

He posted a picture of himself, with his wife Luisana Lopilato, 26, and their newborn, on Instagram.

"Overjoyed and filled with gratitude at the arrival of our son Noah Buble. Born this morning, August 27th at 2.26 am in Vancouver, Canada," he wrote.

Michael Buble's eighth studio album, To Be Loved, is currently at number 10 in the UK charts.

It went straight in at number one when it was released in April.

He has sold millions of copies of his previous albums, including Crazy Love and Christmas and won Brit and Grammy awards.

Michael Buble and Luisana Lopilato

One Direction star Niall Horan tweeted: "Congrats to my good friends @michaelbuble @lulopilato on the birth of little baby Buble! Soo exciting! can't wait to meet the little one."

Luisana Lopilato is originally from Argentina and known for her modelling and acting.

She starred in the video for his single, Haven't Met You Before, and they married in Buenos Aires in March 2011.

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