ED Sheeran told Jedward his baby news before revealing he'd become a dad to the rest of the world.
The Irish twins, whose real names are John and Edward grimes, stunned fans when they shared the superstar's message to them on Twitter today in a gushing post.
Ed, 29, had penned to the lads on Monday: "I love you guys. Sorry I've been off socials for so long, just popping in to tell you you're awesome and hope to see you soon! I've got a daughter now by the way, you're gonna love her Xxx"
Proud Jedward captioned his message on Twitter: "Hi Twitter @Edsheeran
has some news for you and us ❤️ we kept it a secret obviously ?? Welcome Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran"
Their followers loved the insider update from the former X Factor stars, with one writing: "Congratulations to Ed and Cherry such amaZing news. Babysitting for you John and Edward ??❤️❤️? "
Another penned: "Awh it’s so cool you’re friends with him!! Pleading face He seems so lovely!! Congratulations to him and Cherry"
Ed spoke of his first meeting with Jedward in The Irish Sun back in 2017.
He said: "It's like a puppy, there is no way you can dislike Jedward."
He revealed they first met in Toronto, Canada when he recognised them in the street and shouted at them to hop in his car.
Ed recalled: "So I shouted out to them, 'Jedward' and took them in my car and we went to my hotel.
"Then they just started being Jedward and buying Justin Timberlake vinyls on eBay, like loads of them at once."
Ed today shared a sweet snap of a pair of socks belonging to his new baby daughter to reveal the happy news after his wife Cherry gave birth last week.
He announced the arrival of his first child, a girl named Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran on Instagram.
Ed told fans: "Ello! A quick message from me as I have some personal news that I wanted to share with you…
"Last week, with the help of an amazing delivery team, Cherry gave birth to our beautiful and healthy daughter – Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran.
"We are completely in love with her. Both mum and baby are doing amazing and we are on cloud nine over here.
"We hope that you can respect our privacy at this time. Lots of love and I’ll see you when it’s time to come back, Ed x."
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