Lily Allen has something to smile about these days.

On Wednesday her publicist announced the singer, 22, and her boyfriend, Ed Simons, are expecting their first child, Reuters reports.

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"As the pregnancy is at a very, very early stage, the couple ask that you respect their privacy, as the health of Lily and their child is their paramount concern," the spokesman said.

The couple reportedly are very pleased by the news.

Allen’s new album is slated for release in 2008.