By peoplestaff225
Updated August 08, 2008 10:00 AM

Selling more than 23 million albums worldwide, singer Ashanti has concentrated all her efforts into making a name for herself in the music business — but that doesn’t mean that the 27-year-old isn’t also thinking about marrying her boyfriend, rapper Nelly, and starting a family. Sharing that she has "been planning my wedding in my head since I was a little girl," her plans for the future include tying the knot and starting her family, which if Ashanti has her way, will one day include ten kids. While she may dream of having a huge brood, Ashanti’s aunt tends to think "that number’s gonna change," saying, "Wait till she has one baby!"

Whether or not she has two or ten children, Ashanti is confident that she "loves kids and kids dig me" and that at the end of the day, the most important things in her life will be her children. Says Ashanti,

Source: Page Six Magazine; Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images.