Carrie Underwood surprised fans by revealing she was pregnant on Wednesday.
And the American Idol winner gave the world a look at her baby bump in a brand new Instagram shared from backstage of the legendary Grand Ole Opry theater in Nashville, Tennessee.
Carrie is expecting her second child with husband Mike Fisher, 38, who she already shares three-year-old son Isaiah with.
Bumping along nicely: Carrie Underwood showed off her new baby bump on Instagram after announcing she was expecting earlier in the day
In the shadowy photo, the singer cradles a small baby bump while donning a glittering gown.
In the background a band can be seen rehearsing.
Carrie shared the backstage photo ahead of her Friday night performance with country acts Oak Ridge Boys, Runaway June, Mountain Heart, Ricky Skaggs, Bill Anderson, Jeannie Seely, and Mark Wills
Expecting: Carrie Underwood has announced she is pregnant with baby number two
The 35-year-old singer made her announcement when she told fans in an Instagram video that the tour to support her upcoming album, Cry Pretty, won’t begin until May, eight months after the release of the record.
She said: ‘You might be wondering or asking, “Carrie, why is your tour starting in May?”‘
The camera then panned out to show Carrie was sitting under balloon letters spelling out the word ‘Baby’.
‘Mike and Isaiah and I are absolutely over the moon and excited to be adding another little fish to our pond,’ she told fans on Wednesday morning.
News: The 35-year-old singer made her announcement when she told fans in an Instagram video that the tour to support her upcoming album, ‘Cry Pretty’, won’t begin until May, eight months after the release of the record
Growing family: She and hockey player husband Mike Fisher already share three-year-old son Isaiah
The Dirty Laundry singer – who didn’t reveal when she is due to give birth – admitted life couldn’t be better for her at the moment.
She said: ‘This has just been a dream come true with album and baby news and all that stuff.
‘We’re just so excited and so just glad you guys can share in this with us and be a part of this with us.’
Twist: Bizarrely, the happy news comes just days after the singer lamented that she’s left it too late to fulfill her dream of having more children
Bizarrely, the happy news comes just days after the singer lamented that she’s left it too late to fulfill her dream of having more children.
‘I’m 35, so we may have missed our chance to have a big family,’ she conceded an interview with Redbook last week
The country music songstress also confided that she and her NHL star husband had considered alternative options for growing their brood.
‘We always talk about adoption and about doing it when our child or children are a little older.’
Too late? ‘I’m 35, so we may have missed our chance to have a big family,’ admitted the Cry Pretty singer
‘In the meantime, we’re lucky to be a part of organizations that help kids, because our focus right now in our lives is helping as many kids as possible.’
Many fans of the Idol alum urged her not to throw in the towel when it comes to having more children.
‘Exactly how did Carrie Underwood miss her chance to have more kids?’ asked Twitter user @pfcproduces.
‘You need to know your window for having more children is not closed,’ added @Skye330.
Hot mama! Carrie performed at CMA Fest on June 8 in a sparkling, green romper
’35 is not too old, 35 is not too late, 35 is fine.’
Underwood met former Nashville Predators player Fisher at one of her concerts in late 2008.
The pair became engaged in 2009 and married in 2010 in Greensboro, Georgia.
Their son Isaiah was born in 2015.
Don’t give up: Some fans of the American Idol winner have urged her not to throw in the towel when it comes to having more children
Belt it out: ABC aired her performance on TV on Wednesday night