01/07/2013 09:32 am ET Updated Jan 07, 2013

Blue Ivy Carter's Birthday: Beyonce And Jay-Z's Daughter Turns 1

Happy Birthday, Blue Ivy!

2012's most-buzzed-about baby turns 1 year old today, and what a year it's been. Between Beyonce's Twitter record-breaking pregnancy announcement at the 2011 VMAs to those lurid prosthetic baby bump rumors, a motion to copyright the name "Blue Ivy" and instantly awwwed-after accessories (tiny gold Marc Jacobs flats y'all!), hip-hop's royal child has already made quite a splash in her first year of living.

Launch the slideshow below to flip through Blue Ivy's most memorable moments.

Blue Ivy Carter Turns 1