MTV Video Music Awards was opend by pop star Lady Gaga on Sunday dressed in drag and singing her “You and I” while Katyt Perry and Britney Spears took awards, but the lights might have focused on Beyonce.
Beyonce, who is married to rap mogulJay-Z,showed up visibly pregnant showing her baby bump on the red carpet before the show, outlining a baby bump with her hands, posing for photographers. The R&B singer whose hits include “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” finally confirmed she is going to be a mom to the photographers and the reporters. Her fans and the media speculated for years whether and when she might have a baby with her rapper hubbie.
Last year at the MTV video awards Lady Gagashowed up in a dress made of raw meat, last night opened the program in a man’s dark suit and t-shirt as her male alter ego, Joe Calderon who gave the audience a lecture in just who Gaga is — high heels, wild hair and crazy costumes.”When she gets on stage, she holds nothing back,” said Calderon.
Lady Gaga then started a version of “You and I,” helped by a group of dancers and the rock ledend Brian May of Queen. She danced on her piano and spewed beer from a bottle into the air in celebration.
The MTV Video Music Awards annually give out honors for the best singers and bands, music videos and performances, and each year, audiences gets at least one surprise.
But the focus of the night are the awards and the first winner is Britney Spears for the best pop music video „Till The World Ends”. She seemed surprised and she thaked her family and fans.
Foo Fighters picked up an early honor for best rock video with “Walk,” and Nicki Minaj picked up the “Moonman” winner’s statuette for her “Super Bass.” Katy Perry and Kanye West were named best collaboration with “E.T.”
Kanye grabbed Jay-Z by the shoulders enthusiastically after Beyoncé’s performance right before she opened up her blazer and rubbed her growing belly. It was such a sweet moment.
Katy Perry was a big winner tonight. Accepting her award for best collaboration for “Firework,” Katy Perry said she feels like she’s “doing something right” each time she performs the song.
Britney Spears and Amy Winehouse both got special tributes.