Beyonce is pregnant. After years of wrong rumors, Bey announced that she & Jay-Z are expecting their first child in a very uncoventional way – at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. Though she walked the red carpet cupping her belly, her arrival wasn’t televised, so when she finally hit the stage to perform “Love On Top,” with her hubby in the audience, she made the announcement official.

Here’s how her friends, family and fellow artists reacted to the shocking news on Twitter:

Solange: ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))…… !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! One.And.Only. I could not possibly be more proud. Tears in my eyes. No one deserves it more. That doesn’t happen by accident. That doesn’t happen by chance. That doesn’t happen by gimmicks.

Michelle Williams: OVERJOYED! a friend never tells!

LeToya Luckett: WOW!! In tears!! Congrat’s BEY & JAY! What a beautiful performance Bey! #glowin

Usher: Woke up to the news that BEYONCE IS PREGNANT! So happy for her!!! Congrats B and Jay-Z!!!

Chrisette Michelle: Beyonce is preggers. That’s like the coolest thing I ever heard. Bey-Jay they should name him or her. BJ Carter I should b the godmommy

Katy Perry: Also…@Beyonce me & @rustyrockets are avail to baby sit anytime! We’z real responsible…ish #HIPHOPBABY

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