Beyonce baby announcement among VMA highlights

After much anticipation and a slew of rumors, Beyonce and Jay-Z welcomed their baby girl, Blue Ivy Carter, on Jan. 7, 2012 in Manhattan, according to reports. The Grammy-award winning singer checked in the Lenox Hill Hopsital, on New York City's Upper East Side, under the name "Ingrid Jackson." Beyonce and Jay-Z have not spoken out about their daughter, but there has been some speculation that the couple derived the name from the roman numeral for four, "IV," because of the significance of the number four in their lives, reports People magazine. Beyonce's birthday is Sept. 4, Jay-Z's is Dec. 4, and the two married on April 4 in 2008. Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Every year, MTV's Video Music Awards are known for outrageous moments.

This year's show in Los Angeles is making the usual headlines, thanks to a major announcement by Beyonce.

CBS News National Correspondent Ben Tracy reported the show had no host, but a vaguely familiar guy character opened the show and returned throughout the night.

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It was Lady Gaga, with slicked back hair and an ever-present cigarette..

There were other attention getting performances, including British singer Adele and Chris Brown, who took his dance moves to new heights.

But Beyonce may have stolen the show, with the news she and husband Jay-Z are expecting their first child.

Pop star mom Britney Spears accepted two awards, but turned down the opportunity for a liplock with GaGa, like the infamous one she had with Madonna, saying, "I've done that already."

Nicki Minaj looked like she raided Lady Gaga's closet and Katy Perry, though winning two awards, was perhaps most notable for her hat - a yellow cube. Perry won two awards, including the night's biggest, video of the year.

The show also took a serious turn when Tony Bennett offered a poignant tribute to Amy Winehouse.

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Bennett told the audience, "She was a true jazz artist in the tradition of Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. She had the gift."

He presented a touching video of a duet he recorded with Winehouse just weeks before her death.

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