- Associated Press - Thursday, February 17, 2011

LONDON (AP) - Rocker Rod Stewart has become a father for the eighth time.

The 66-year-old Stewart’s wife, Penny Lancaster, gave birth to a baby boy Wednesday.

A statement released Thursday on the couple’s behalf said they were “proud and thrilled.”

Aiden is Stewart and Lancaster’s second child. They have another son, Alastair, who is 5.

The veteran rock star has six other children from previous relationships.