Beyonce gives birth to baby girl

Singer Beyonce, 29, earned $40 million between May of 2010 and May of 2011, according to (AP Photo)

January 9, 2012 11:07:35 AM PST
Houston native Beyonce Knowles has reportedly given birth to a baby girl -- Blu Ivy Carter.

According to the E! network, the singer and husband Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, welcomed their daughter at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan.

They checked in Friday night and Beyonce was in the labor room Saturday night.

A hospital staffer told the New York Daily News that the couple rented the entire fourth floor for security reasons.

The singer's representatives have not commented.