International megastar Beyoncé has openly shown her appreciation to God during her performance at the MTV Video Music Awards.
The singer performed a selection of songs from her new album Lemonade in Madison Square Garden and displayed a number of Christian symbols on stage.
The album explores the concepts of betrayal and loss and her music videos for the album shows religious symbolism such as her holding the Bible.
Songs also have lyrics relating to God, such as Pray You Catch Me.
The words “God is God, I am not” flashed across the screen.
Beyoncé Knowles has been known for using her status to promote messages.
During her Super Bowl performance her dancers were dressed as the Black Panther movement and her video to Freedom features the Black Lives Matter slogan ‘hands up, don’t shoot.’
In 2014 Beyoncé also stood in front of a stage with the word Feminist created from lights.