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'American Idol's' Kris Allen Welcomes a Son

"Best day of my life," tweeted the season eight winner of the birth of his "little stud," Oliver.

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American Idol season eight winner Kris Allen and his wife, Katy, welcomed a baby boy to the world on July 30, reports Us Weekly.

The couple are proud first-time parents to Oliver Neil, who weighed in at 7-pounds, 7-ounces. 

"Mom and baby are doing great," said a rep for the Allens.

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Ever the beaming father, Allen took to Twitter in his typically adorable fashion, tweeting "Happy Day!!!! My little stud was born today. Oliver is here people!"

The 28-year-old singer also shared a picture of himself in the delivery room awaiting his son's arrival. "My outfit for the day," he wrote, followed by the hash-tag "#bestdayofmylife."

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Allen first revealed the that he and his wife were expecting back in January after the family was involved in a serious car accident.

"Thank you, Ford, for equipping me with a car that kept my whole family and the little one we have on the way safe," he tweeted at the time. "Yes, I got in a really bad wreck tonight, and yes, I'm having a lil baby."

All of us at The Hollywood Reporter's Idol Worship would like to extend warm congratulations to the Allens, and welcome Oliver to ever-growing Idol family.

Twitter: @Idol_Worship