After weeks of speculation, reps for R&B star Alicia Keys finally confirmed that the singer is indeed expecting a baby. Keys, 29, and her music producer beau Kasseem Dean (a.k.a. Swizz Beatz), 31, are engaged and will "wed in a private ceremony later this year."

The two have been friends for years and worked together on one of the songs off the Grammy Award-winner’s most recent album, "The Element of Freedom." This will be the first marriage and child for Keys; Dean has two sons from previous relationships. –KRIS ALCANTARA

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