Sam Smith Gushes, Posts Photo Of Grammy-Winning Songwriter Jimmy Napes’ New Baby Boy, Jackson

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He’s helped write several hits over the past two years, including Sam Smith‘s “Stay With Me” and “I’m Not The Only One,” Disclosure‘s “Latch” and Clean Bandit‘s “Rather Be,” and he’s even about to release his own EP — but now Jimmy Napes has a brand new creation worth fawning over: A baby boy named Jackson.

The British songwriter, whose real name is James Napier, and his wife Tilda welcomed their son into the world this week, as evidenced by the following photo, which Sam Smith and Tilda both posted on Instagram.

“Yesterday two of my best friends @jimmynapes and @misstilda had a baby boy, Jackson Napier.” Smith wrote when posting the pic. “I can’t wait to meet my godson. Love you both so so much. Couldn’t be happier x”

Sam even called out Tilda when accepting the BRIT Award for British Breakthrough Act in February.

“Wow. Thank you so much,” Sam said at the ceremony. “This is incredible, I really didn’t expect this. I want to take this time to thank my amazinig team: Capitol Records in the UK and the US you’ve been so amazing I love you. My amazing publicists Carl and Caroline, I love you so much. And my manager Sam Jack and Alvin and Jimmy Napes whose wife is at home right now, about to pop. Very, very pregnant! So this is for you Tilda.”

Jimmy’s debut EP The Making Of Me will be released later this year. Watch his video for “Give It Up.”

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