Beyonce is pregnant: Star debuts baby bump at MTV Video Music Awards

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

Beyonce arrives at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 28, 2011, in Los Angeles.
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(CBS) Beyonce walked the red carpet at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards with a very newsworthy accessory - a baby bump.

The singer, who posed for photos while holding her belly, confirmed that she's expecting her first child with husband Jay-Z.

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"OMG Beyonce just made a huge announcement on the #vma carpet! #baby!!!!!" MTV tweeted.

The singer-actress, 29, and the rapper, 41, married in 2008. Since the pair tied the knot, she has often been the subject of pregnancy rumors.

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