Alanis Morissette, Pink,Ne-Yo, and Chris Daughtry have more reasons to be grateful this Thanksgiving. Each ofthe musicians and their mates are welcoming children into their family.
This week, Us Weeklyrevealed photos of Morissette's bare pregnant belly, save for an elaboratehenna tattoo. According to the website Henna Caravan, it is common forexpectant mothers in Moroccoand Indiato have the temporary tattoos painted on their stomachs during the thirdtrimester.
"Henna is believed to protectand bless the mother and child from any evil or malicious spirits that may benear during delivery," reads a statement on the Henna Caravan website.
Morissette, 36, and husbandMC Souleye are expecting their baby boy next year.
Pink confirmed on "The EllenDeGeneres Show" Wednesday that she and her husband, Carey Hart, are alsopreparing for a special arrival. The fearless pop singer said she was actually hesitantto share their good news.
"I didn't want to talk aboutit, because I was just really nervous and I have had a miscarriage before," shesaid.
Pink doesn't know the sex ofthe baby on the way but said her mother wants her to have a girl. "My mom hasalways wished me a daughter just like me," Pink said. "I'm terrified one of uswill go to jail."
Chris Daughtry and his wife,Deanna, have graduated from the nervous pregnancy stage to the sleep-deprivedphase of newborn parenting. Fraternal twins, Adalynn Rose and Noah James,were born Wednesday.
The Daughtrys are excitedabout their new additions. "Our family is overwhelmed with joy by these twoprecious gifts from God," the proud father said in a statement on his website."The babies are both healthy and resting. Thanks to everyone for their love andprayers."
The Daughtrys have twoother children, Hannah and Griffin,according to "Access Hollywood."
Baby making music R&Bsinger Ne-Yo has found inspiration for a new ballad. Ne-Yo and girlfriendMonyetta Shaw had a baby girl, Madilyn Grace, last Friday (November 12).
The hit-maker confirmed thebirth via Twitter. "Salutations all," Ne-Yo wrote. "As my life transforms dueto the new life that sprung up on me last night, it's good to know my folkssupport."
The artist born Shaffer Smithsaid he felt like he was in love for the first time. "I promise I'll do my bestor die tryin'," he wrote.
In other music-family newsthis week, Jessica Simpson confirmed her engagement to former NFL player EricJohnson. The Beatles catalog went on sale on iTunes. Bruce Springsteen andJimmy Fallon performed Willow Smith's "Whip My Hair." And a Los AngelesSuperior Court judge praised Chris Brown for his diligence in completing hisprobation requirements.
Looks like a lot of folks aregoing to have a great Thanksgiving this week. The folks at That's Really Weekwish the same to you and yours. See you next week.
THIS WEEK'S TOP 5 MUSIC NEWSSTORIES
2) Come Together -- The Beatlescatalog kis finally available online
3) Whip It Real Good -- BruceSpringsteen joins Jimmy Fallon for Willow Smith parody
4) How Deep Is Your Love -- JessicaSimpson announces engagement
5) Role Model -- Chris Brownhas become a great probationer, according to judge