August 29, 2011|1:54 pm
Sunday night's MTV VMA's was full of surprises. After a performance Beyonce unbuttoned her jacket and gallantly showed off her protruding belly to the world, announcing for the first time that she and husband Jay-Z are expecting their first baby.
Various artists, including Justin Bieber, Katy Perry , Kanye West and Nicki Minaj used their acceptance speeches to not only thank producers and fans, but also God, on national television.
(Photo: REUTERS/Danny Moloshok)Singer Beyonce places her hand on her belly as she poses at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles August 28, 2011. Beyonce and husband, rapper Jay-Z, will be expecting their first child next spring. Photo: Reuters/ Mario Anzuoni)Beyonce rubs her stomach after performing at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.
(Photo: REUTERS)Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez arrive 2011 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni)Kanye West and Katy Perry embrace as they accept the award for best collaboration for "E.T." at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, August 28, 2011. (Reuters/Mario Anzuoni)Singer Justin Bieber accepts the award for best male video for "U Smile" at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, August 28, 2011.