The number five must have particular significance for Paris Bennett. The 20-year-old songstress, who placed fifth on season 5 of American Idol, welcomed a daughter at 3:36 p.m. today following five hours of labor. New baby Egypt Bennett weighed in at 5 lbs, 15 oz. In a statement, Paris said she is "so excited" to meet her "little angel" — who appears to already be taking after mom. Reveals Paris,
"Man, does she have lungs on her. I guess she’s gearing up to be the next American Idol."
Paris’ pregnancy was announced in June. Her Christmas album, A Royal Christmas, will be released on October 14th.