Chris Brown's daughter Royalty bonds with her grandmother in new photos

Proud dad Chris Brown has shared a series of new photos of his daughter Royalty spending some quality time with her grandmother Joyce Hawkins. The 25-year-old singer, who became a dad for the first time last year, posted a selection of snaps showing the adorable youngster cuddling up to his mother Joyce.

"Her...❤️," Chris captioned a picture of his daughter wearing her hair in cute bunches, complete with pinks flower clips. Chris's fans showed their appreciation for the rare image and it quicktly garnered more than 479,000 likes.

Chris's fans were thrilled to see the collection of new sweet snaps

A short clip of the Beautiful People singer's little girl shows her inquisitvely looking at the camera and sporting a #flawless T-shirt, made famous by Beyoncé's 2013 song.

The new pictures are the second time that Chris has acknowledged became a father since the news first broke in March. Royalty's mother is 31-year-old model Nia Amey, who Chris has reportedly been friends with for years.

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The pair kept the child secret at first, with Chris even hiding the news from his on-off girlfriend Karreuche Tran. The revelation spelled the end of the couple's relationship, with Karreuche tweeting: "Listen. One can only take so much. The best of luck to Chris and his family. No baby drama for me."

The 26-year-old has since hinted that she may get back with the Loyal singer in an emotional interview with US television host Iyanla Vanzant.

Little Royalty cuddling up to Chris's mother Joyce Hawkins

"He's said he's sorry. He's dropped flowers off. He's sorry for what he put me through," she explained, after revealing she discovered the news on social media. "There's no making up right now. I'm trying to be my strongest. I understand what he's put me through and I'm fed up."

Despite the initial surprise, Chris is clearly happy about being a father to baby Royalty, and the ten-month-old even visited her dad during his American tour in March.