Kris Allen and Wife Katy Expecting Second Child (UPDATED)

Congratulations to the Allen family! American Idol season 8 winner, Kris Allen, chose a unique and fun way to announce that he and his wife, Katy, were expecting another baby!. The singer posted a photo to Instagram of sibling-to-be, Oliver, posing adorably in a cardboard box, wearing a “big brother” t-shirt. Adorbs.

UPDATE: Kris revealed to fans during Saturday’s (1/2) Idol twitter party that the baby is due in June.

Kris and Katy Allen’s first child, two year old son, Oliver Neil, born July 2013 has given Kris plenty of opportunities for cute instagrams photos. He looks pretty excited at the prospect of becoming an older brother.

Currently, Kris is back in the studio recording his fourth studio album, titled Letting You In, set for release in late March, along with the kickoff of a nationwide tour.

Want to know more? Kris is throwing a twitter party tomorrow (Jan 2) at 3 pm ET to talk about the new season of American Idol and more. The singer was present for the Idol auditions in Little Rock. Watch for him on the two part season premiere, airing Wednesday Jan 6 and Thursday Jan 7 on FOX.

In the meantime…yay baby news!

#2016 is gonna be a good year!

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