The rapper, who was seen wearing a dark pink dress with a new short hairstyle, pretended to be carrying her newborn baby Kulture Kiari before displaying the VMA Moon Man trophy.
𝑪𝒂𝒓𝒅𝒊 𝑩 then welcomed Shawn Mendes to the stage, who gave the first performance of the night singing “In My Blood” from his self-titled third studio album.
“It’s a full house, everybody’s here, no wonder my internet going slow. Ya’ll taking all the service,” 𝑪𝒂𝒓𝒅𝒊 𝑩 joked.
The performance featured rain dropping down from the ceiling, drenching the singer in water.
𝑪𝒂𝒓𝒅𝒊 𝑩, leads the way with 10 VMA nominations including those for Video, Song and Artist of the Year, as well as Best New Artist.