Blue Ivy Carter turns 12 today. Take a look back at her top moments over the years

Blue Ivy Carter has proven that international stardom is not only in her blood, but she is a bearer of that power in her own right.

On the young superstar’s 12th birthday, here are 12 top Blue Ivy moments from throughout the years.

Blue Ivy was born Jan. 7, 2012, in New York City. She is the first child of music icons Jay-Z and Beyoncé.

But Beyoncé first introduced Blue Ivy to the world onstage at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. Beyoncé performed her hit “Love on Top” before rubbing her belly.
Two days after she was born, Time magazine deemed Blue Ivy the “most famous baby in the world.”

Rapper Jay-Z and singer Beyoncé with daughter Blue Ivy Carter onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, California.
Blue Ivy became the youngest person ever to land on a Billboard chart after her dad, Jay-Z, featured her on his track “Glory” in January 2012. Baby Blue could be heard groaning and crying on the song.
In 2019, Blue Ivy was featured on Beyoncé’s song “Brown Skin Girl” and in the accompanying music video. This feature earned young Blue a list of accolades.

Blue Ivy became the youngest person to receive a BET Award, after winning the Her Award for “Brown Skin Girl.”
She also became the youngest winner of an MTV Video Music Award after winning in the best cinematography category for the song’s music video.

At 9 years old, Blue Ivy became the second youngest person ever to win a Grammy when “Brown Skin Girl” won the best music video award.
For the same track, Blue Ivy received the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award at the Soul Train Awards, and outstanding duo, group or collaboration at the NAACP Image Awards.
Beyoncé and Blue Ivy Carter attend the NBA All-Star Game at Staples Center on Feb. 18, 2018, in Los Angeles.
In 2020, she narrated Mathew A. Cherry’s book “Hair Love” about a Black dad doing his daughter’s hair for the first time.
At the age of 10, Blue Ivy performed at the 94th Academy Awards amongst dancers during her mother’s performance of “Be Alive.” She received a lot of praise for her moves.
Blue Ivy Carter and Beyoncé perform onstage during the “Renaissance World Tour” at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, on Aug. 11, 2023.
Most recently, Blue Ivy showed off her star power as she hit the stage throughout 2023 for her mom’s highly acclaimed Renaissance World Tour, dancing to “My Power” and “Black Parade.”
Blue Ivy is already making a name for herself and has reached several milestones worth celebrating.

Happy birthday, Blue Ivy!