Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and the Spanish model Agueda Lopez are expecting their first baby in January, the artist said Friday.

"Today I share with you the beautiful blessing that God has given me and that fills our lives with happiness. Agueda and I are expecting with hope the birth of our first child in January next year," the singer said in a communique.

The artist, who divorced Puerto Rican actress Adamari Lopez, confided to People en Español magazine his romance with Spain's ex-beauty queen for its July edition.

"This wonderful news is a source of immense joy for us and for everyone in our families. With that same emotion I share the news with you, my fans, my friends in the media and those of you who have always given me your unconditional support throughout my career," he said.

Fonsi presented Thursday night in Miami a special version of his song "Gritar" (Shout) during Univision's 8th Premios Juventud awards gala.