Sunday night’s MTV Awards were full of drama as Beyonce announced that she was pregnant and Lady Gaga tried to song Britney Spears.

After singing Love On Top, Beyonce, 29, unbuttoned her jacket and told the audience that she was expecting her first child with Jay-Z, 41.

Stroking her bump, she said to the audience: “I want you to feel the love that’s growing inside me.”

She found out she was pregnant just before her performance at Glastonbury in June.

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A source said Beyonce changed her backstage demands at the very last moment.

They said: “Originally it contained KFC, junk food, chocolate. Then all of a sudden she wanted only healthy options – fruit juices, vegetables, water, strictly no alcohol.

“There was a mad panic to get her what she wanted in time.”

Earlier that evening, Lady Gaga, 25, opened the night dressed as her fully-quiffed male alter-ego, Joe Calderone.

The character, who the singer hired an acting coach to emulate, is supposed to be her ex-boyfriend.

With a cigarette in hand, she sang You and I with Queen legend Brian May, 64.

Lady Gaga topless as a mermaid in video for You and I

Gaga admitted having a crush on 29-year-old Britney Spears when she presented her with a Lifetime Achievement award.

She said: "I used to hang posters of her on my wall and touch myself when I was laying in bed."

She went in for a smooch, but Britney pulled away.

But Gaga soon forgot about it, winning two awards – one for Best Female Video and Best Video with a Message for Born This Way.

Dressed in an outfit covered in stuffed toys, rapper Nicki Minaj, 28, scooped an award for Best Hip Hop Video for Super Bass.

Katy Perry, 26, who had a total of four outfit changes, won the top award – with Best Video of the Year for Firework.

And Brit star Adele, 23, won three gongs for the video of her hit Rolling in the Deep, getting Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Editing.

The singer – who was nominated for seven awards – played her No1 single Someone Like You, predictably wowing the audience.