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A rep for Grammy winner Alicia Keys, 29, confirmed to Life & Style magazine that the singer and her music producer boyfriend Swizz Beatz, 31, are expecting a baby and engaged to be married in a private ceremony later this year.

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The couple have have been together since 2008 and Beatz has produced music for Keys as well as Jay-Z, Gwen Stefani and J.Lo

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A friend of the couple tells Life & Style the two are "very happy" and "excited" about the news. Keys is currently on tour in Europe.

The child will be a first for Keys and a third for Beatz, has been married before and has two sons.