Celebrity babies and pregnancies of 2012

Slideshow posted in Photos | Sunday, January 15, 2012

3 of 261: Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill and his wife, singer-songwriter Jessie Baylin, welcomed a baby girl on Wednesday, December 26, according to The Associated Press. It is the first child for the couple.

'I can proudly announce the birth of my sweet angel Violet Marlowe Followill,' the 33-year-old musician wrote on December 27. 'My heart has been stolen [sic] and it feels so good.'

A spokesperson for the band told The Associated Press that the baby was born at 4:01 p.m. in Nashville. Violet Marlowe Followill weighed in at 7 pounds and 13 ounces at birth.

The Nashville-based Followill and Baylin, 28, wed in a Tennessee ceremony in November 2009. The couple first announced the pregnancy in June.

(Pictured: Nathan Followill and his wife Jessie Baylin appear in a photo from his official Twitter page from December 3, 2011.) ( Photo / twitter.com/#!/doctorfollowill)