Jamiroquai's Jay Kay confirms he's MARRIED partner Maria

Jamiroquai front man Jay Kay has tied the knot with the mother of his two children, Maria.

Thanking his 'wife' in his BMI London awards acceptance speech on Monday night, the 47-year-old let slip that he had married his other half after 10 years together.

Glamorous Maria - with whom he welcomed two daughters, Carla, two, and five months old Tallulah, during his six-year musical hiatus - was there to support the musician on the night.

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Married man: Jamiroquai's Jay Kay let slip that he'd tied the knot with his other half Maria on Monday night, as he gave an acceptance speech at BMI London awards

Married man: Jamiroquai's Jay Kay let slip that he'd tied the knot with his other half Maria on Monday night, as he gave an acceptance speech at BMI London awards

An insider told MailOnline on Tuesday: 'Jay Kay thanked his wife and two daughters when he took the stage. The audience seemed a bit surprised - who knew he was even married?'

A representative for Jay Kay has been contacted by MailOnline for further comment. 

In an interview with The Times newspaper in April, Jay Kay hinted that he had settled down with his 'missus' and children.

'I am totally serious about my missus and kids,' he shared. 'My biological dad and my mum were adopted, my identical twin died and my parents split. There's a whole history of insecurity there. And so this is it.

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