But Beyonce proved she is hotter than ever as she posed up a storm for Terry Richardson in a sexy shoot for GQ magazine.
With the cover online ahead of its official release date of January 15, the 31-year-old singer can be seen parading her killer curves in a barely-there ensemble.
Racy: Beyonce's upcoming GQ magazine cover shows the star parading her killer curves in a barely-there ensemble
Displaying not even the merest hint of a mum tum, the superstar completed her cover girl look with a touch of bling in the form of a chunky gold necklace and a dangling navel adornment.
Positively smouldering as she pulled her most seductive post towards the camera, Beyonce ran her hands through her hair, which fell in loose, tumbling waves around her shoulders.
Dazzling: The 31-year-old singer has previously admitted becoming a mother in January 2012 has made her feel 'more beautiful than ever'
One wrote: 'Beyonce's cover shoot for GQ Magazine is sexy as f**k.'
Another added: 'I think I'm a lesbian after seeing Beyonce's GQ cover. Somebody throw me in a pool. I need water. I'm still trippin off Beyoncé's GQ cover.'
Doting mother: Beyonce welcomed baby daughter, Blue Ivy, her first child with husband Jay-Z, into the world a year ago
What will Jay-Z say? Beyoncé's husband is no doubt used to his wife's sexy photoshoots by now
It would appear Beyonce could have baby daughter Blue Ivy, her first child with rapper husband Jay-Z, 43, to thank for her incredible cover, as she recently admitted she has felt 'more beautiful than ever' after becoming a mother.
She told People magazine after being crowned 2012's Most Beautiful Woman: 'I feel more beautiful than I've ever felt because I've given birth. The best thing about having a daughter is having a true legacy. The word "love" means something completely different now.'
High-profile: Beyonce is set to perform at President Obama's inauguration ceremony later this month
The star will perform the National Anthem during the public swearing in of President Obama on the steps of the Capitol, and will be joined by Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor, who will also offer renditions of patriotic songs.
It will mark the beginning of a series of high-profile performances for the Sweet Dreams hitmaker, who is also expected to sing at one of the inaugural balls and will perform at the Super Bowl half-time show in February.
Angry face: Beyonce poses in a photo of her Tumblr page