7 Celebrity Moms Share Their Favorite Lullabies
These famous songstresses have belted out tunes to audiences of thousands, so what do they sing when it's time to serenade their cuddly audience of one? Hum along as seven celebrity moms name their favorite lullabies.
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“Put A Ring On It”? Nope. When it’s time for mama Beyoncé to singer her little one to sleep, Blue Ivy’s favorite request is “Row, Row, Row Your Boat,” sung in lullaby-soft fashion. It’s such a hit in the Carter home that Beyoncé even named her recent HBO documentary, “Life Is But a Dream.”
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Shakira shares her mother tongue when it comes to crooning son Milan into a state of calm. Out shopping at a L.A. baby boutique, The Voice star was heard sweetly singing Los Pollitos Dicen (The Little Chicks Say) Pio Pio Pio and and other Spanish lullabies to keep her little one occupied.
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Pink’s rock-til-you-drop hits have brought smiles to the faces of many fans. And lucky for the singer, her vocal cords have the same effect on daughter Willow (but not the family dog). “She stops crying when I sing,” Pink told Us Weekly. “My dogs leave the room, and she stops crying.” Willow’s favorite lullaby? Her mama’s rendition of “You Are My Sunshine.”
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Don’t forget, before she was known for her reality show and fashion empires, Jessica Simpson was queen of the pop music scene! These days when it comes to singing lullabies to daughter Maxi and son Ace, Jessica favors singing along with the sweet songs found on Jewel’s album, Lullaby, including the favorite, “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.”
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Jennifer Hudson has a voice crowds go crazy for, but when it’s bedtime for Baby, she’s figured out how to use her singing powers to help son David drift off. Their mother-son favorite? The classic, “Lullaby and Goodnight.” Want to see if Jennifer can get your baby in the mood for a snooze? Check out her singing the lullaby here.
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When it’s time to sing little Axl Jack to sleep, Black Eyed Pea mama Fergie skips her own up-tempo hits (and those of her band) in favor of Christmas Carols! Axl’s favorite? Silent Night. “It sounds like a lullaby,” Fergie said in a recent interview.
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Soulful singer Adele’s favorites to sing to son Angelo include nursery rhymes “Itsy Bitsy Spider” and “Jack and Jill.” She’s even recorded an album of his favorites to listen to when she’s on the road.
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