Ukraine: Jamala gives birth to a baby boy!

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Ukraine’s Jamala certainly has a reason to smile, as the singer has become a mother for the first time.

Congratulations are in order, as Ukrainian artist and Eurovision 2016 winner Jamala gave birth to a healthy baby boy, Emir-Rahman. Jamala and her husband Bekir Suleimanov welcomed little Emir-Rahman Seit-Bekir ogly Suleimanov to the world on 27 March 2018.

The singer shared the news on Facebook:

Our little prince❤️❤️My best song ever Эмир-Рахман Сеит-Бекир огълы Сулейманов❤️27.03.2018#itsaboy #prince #masallah #jamala

Geplaatst door Jamala | Джамала op dinsdag 27 maart 2018

Among the many people who congratulated the couple was fellow artist and Ukrainian Eurovision 2004 winner Ruslana:

Hi Jamala, congratulations with the birth of your son! Yes, you’re cool! I’m so happy for you!!! Give him a kiss from me!

In an interview with the Kyiv Post, fresh father Bekir Suleimanov stated:

We thank God for this miracle.

He furthermore said that he attended the birth and that he and Jamala are very happy. Jamala if feeling well and will continue her work as coach on The Voice Ukraine (Holos Krainy)

Little Emir-Rahman was named in accordance with Crimean Tatar traditions, Jamala and Bekir honouring their roots. sends best wishes, health and luck to Jamala, Bekir and little Emir-Rahman!


Jamala won the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm with her entry 1944.

We at ESCToday would like to congratulate Jamala and her husband for the new arrival!