Hikaru Utada gives birth to her first child – and a new album on its way! 2015-07-17 Fri 2016-02-21 Sun [July 3, 2015] Singer songwriter Hikaru Utada posted a blog message, stating she is now a mum! Utada writes her blog in both Japanese, but this time she’s written her message in Japanese only. Her full message is as follows: I have something to tell you all. I now have a baby! A baby boy, who drinks milk a lot, and sleeps a lot – a good natured baby. I would like to take this opportunity to say thanks to everyone who supported me, stayed with me, and my mum and dad. While I was pregnant, I was in the process of making an album. It might still take a while for it to be ready, but I can’t wait to continue working on it and deliver it to you all – please hold on! July 3, 2015 Hikaru Utada Hikki's WEBSITE Hikaru Utada announced at the end of 2010 she would suspend her artistic career. Her marriage followed in May 2014. Like the marriage news, this announcement about giving birth came as a surprise. Congratulations for bearing a first child, and we are eager to hear your new tracks. By - grape Japan editorial staff. Source:Hikki's WEBSITE / Amazon Tags: grape Japan Entertainment Hikaru Utada gives birth to her first child – and a new album on its way!