Evanescence lead singer Amy Lee has confirmed she is expecting her first child.

The 32-year-old rock singer and her husband, therapist Josh Hartzler, announced their happy news on Twitter.

Amy wrote: "''Ok I can't keep it a secret anymore-I've been working on a very special new project for 2014-A BABY!

''Josh and I are expecting! I'm so happy!''

Among the first to congratulate the 32-year-old star was Garbage singer Shirley Manson.
She tweeted: ''Congratulations lil momma in waiting. So happy for you! Lots of showbiz kisses into the air! But really...that's so cool.''

The singer's due date is not yet known. 

Amy and Josh got engaged in January 2007 and married four months later.