NE-YO and his girlfriend Monyetta Shaw have welcomed a baby girl into the world.
Monyetta gave birth to the couple's first child - named Madilyn Grace - on Friday the 12th, two months premature of her anticipated January arrival.
However, despite the baby coming sooner than the pair were expecting, the `Beautiful Monster' hitmaker revealed the way he feels about his newborn daughter is like falling in love for the first time.
He told People magazine: "I've been in love before but this feels like nothing I've ever felt. Like I'm in love for the first time."
Ne-Yo - who rushed from a charity event to the Atlanta hospital where Monyetta was giving birth - recently admitted while he was excited at the prospect of becoming a parent, he was also nervous about the responsibility which comes with it.
He said: "I'm so excited and nervous. It's amazing - I'm bringing another life into the world. But at the same time, I'm like, 'Oh c**p, I'm responsible for another human being.'
"I don't even buy my own underwear, where am I going to find his? But I'm so looking forward to it."
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