Beyonce Is Pregnant with Twins
Beyonce has revealed she is pregnant with twins.
Using Instagram make the big announcement, the singer and her husband Jay Z said they “have been blessed two times over”.
“We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two,” Beyonce and Jay Z wrote, and “we thank you for your well wishes”.
The post, signed “The Carters”, has a photo of Beyonce with a baby bump.
Beyonce and Jay Z already have a daughter, Blue Ivy, who has just turned five.
The singer has been nominated in nine categories for the 2017 Grammy Awards, extending her lead as the most-nominated woman in Grammys history.
Beyonce, 35, is due to headline the Coachella music festival in southern California in April.
The announcement gave no indication of the babies’ due date.
In 2011, Beyonce revealed her pregnancy to fans during the MTV Awards.
She opened her performance of Love On Top by announcing: “I want you to feel the love that’s growing inside of me.”
During the closing bars of the song, Beyonce opened her jacket to reveal her baby bump. The camera then cut to Jay Z, who was being congratulated by Kanye West.
Blue Ivy went on to inspire a song on Beyonce’s self-titled album, and appeared several times in last year’s Lemonade.
Jay Z revealed in the lyrics to his track Glory that Beyonce suffered a miscarriage before the birth of Blue Ivy.