October 06, 2008 09:25 PM

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The number five must have particular significance for Paris Bennett. The 20-year-old songstress, who placed fifth on season 5 of American Idol, welcomed a daughter at 3:36 p.m. today following five hours of labor. New baby Egypt Bennett weighed in at 5 lbs, 15 oz. In a statement, Paris said she is "so excited" to meet her "little angel" — who appears to already be taking after mom. Reveals Paris,

Paris’ pregnancy was announced in June. Her Christmas album, A Royal Christmas, will be released on October 14th.

Source: WKBT.com

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