By Sheridan Watson
Updated July 31, 2013 at 01:41 PM EDT

Looks like daddy needs to brush up on his lullaby skills! Season eight American Idol winner Kris Allen is the proud papa of a baby boy, People reports.

The singer-songwriter tweeted, “Happy Day!!!! My little stud was born today. Oliver is here people!”

Oliver Neil is the first child for Allen, 28, and his wife Katy. Allen’s last major studio album was 2012’s Thank You Camellia.