American Idol's Constantine Maroulis Welcomes Baby Girl!

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Oh, baby!

American Idol alum Constantine Maroulis is now a dad! The singer and star of Broadway's Rock of Ages welcomed his first child with girlfriend Angel Reed on Thursday night, he tells

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On Thursday at 11:06 p.m., Reed (also a star of the Broadway rock musical) gave birth to daughter Malena James, who weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 19 inches long.

"Sometimes Christmas comes early and we're so lucky to get the greatest gift a few days early," Maroulis, 35, tells Us.

"Angel and I are thrilled to welcome our perfect baby girl into the world today. Mom and baby are healthy and I couldn't be more excited to ring in 2011 this way."