Beyonce's pregnancy news breaks Selena's Instagram record

Singer Beyonce Knowles' pregnancy announcement has taken the internet by storm as it has surpassed singer Selena Gomez's record on Instagram.

The photograph of the 35-year-old songstress cradling her growing baby bump received 6.33 million likes in less than eight hours it was posted, reported Variety.

With over 334,000 comments, Beyonce's picture beat Selena's Instagram sponsored post that showed her sipping Coke in June last year had earned 6.3 million likes.

The singer wrote, "We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. - The Carters."

Within barely an hour of the photograph going online, it had garnered over 2.43 million likes and 166,000 comments.

Singer Beyonce Knowles is expecting twins with husband Jay Z. The 35-year-old songstress took to Instagram to share the news with her fans, alongside a photo of herself cradling her growing baby bump.

"We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over," Beyonce said revealed that she's pregnant with twins this time.

Beyonce and Jay Z were married in 2008 and already have a five-year-old daughter Blue Ivy. The couple first met when Beyonce was 18 and started dating after an year of knowing each other.

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