Jedward have shared a private Twitter message they received from Ed Sheeran telling them about the birth of his daughter before he announced the news publicly.  

The Lucan twins were amongst a handful of people who received the news that Sheeran's daughter, Lyra Antartica Seaborn Sheeran, had been born.

The notoriously private singer, who took a hiatus from social media last year, sent James and Edward Grimes a sweet message on Twitter telling them that he's "got a daughter now" and that they are going to love her.

Sharing the special message on social media the pair revealed that they "had some news" that they had to keep secret. 

Ed's message to the former X Factor stars reads: "I love you guys. Sorry I’ve been off socials for so long, just popping in to tell you that you’re awesome and hope to see you soon! I’ve got a daughter now by the way, you’re gonna love her xxx"

The singer-songwriter shared the couple's happy news on Instagram yesterday, posting a photo of a blanket and baby socks and revealing their daughter's name.

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