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What a cutie! Kris Allen shared an adorable picture to Us Weekly of his baby boy Oliver Neil, whom he welcomed with wife Katy O'Connell on July 30.

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In the sweet snapshot, little Oliver -- showcasing a bit of hair -- looks wide-eyed, swaddled tightly in a blanket.

No doubt the new dad, the season eight "American Idol" winner, 28, has been enjoying this special time with his family.

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"I am really excited," he gushed earlier this year. "I've always wanted to be a dad…[Katy] already started buying him clothes like mine. He's already got some [fedoras]."

On July 30, his rep confirmed the baby's arrival. "Little Oliver Neil Allen is here!" the rep told Us Weekly. "He's 7 pounds, 7 ounces, 20 3/4 inches long. Mom and baby are doing great."

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In a tweet on July 31, Allen said that fatherhood has been "amazing" so far.

Together since high school, the singer and O'Connell married in Sept. 2008.


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