One of the biggest nights in music began with a "Bang, Bang," added a little taste of "Anacoda"—with a wardrobe malfunction—and ended with a sweet family moment, as Beyoncé accepted her Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award in the arms of her hubby Jay Z and adorable baby girl.
"Yeah mommy!" Blue Ivy said while clapping as her mother joined Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and more past recipients of VMA's lifetime achievement accolade.
But the "Drunk in Love" singer didn't stop at the coveted gold trophy. The other artists in her various categories had to bow down as she also took home Moonmen for Best Collaboration, Best Video with a Social Message and Best Cinematography for "Pretty Hurts."
See more stars who walked away with awards in the full winner's list below:
Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award: Beyoncé
Video of the Year: Miley Cyrus "Wrecking Ball"
Best Hip-Hop Video: Drake feat. Majid Jordan, "Hold On (We're Going Home)"
Best Male Video: Ed Sheeran feat. Pharrell Williams, "Sing"
Best Female Video: Katy Perry feat. Juicy J, "Dark Horse"
Best Pop Video: Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea, "Problem"
Best Rock Video: Lorde, "Royals"
Best Collaboration: Beyoncé feat. Jay Z, "Drunk In Love"
Best Video with a Social Message: Beyoncé, "Pretty Hurts"
MTV Clubland Award: Zedd feat. Hayley Williams, "Stay the Night"
Best Lyric Video: 5 Seconds of Summer, "Don't Stop"
Best Choreography: Sia, "Chandelier"
Artist to Watch Presented by Taco Bell®: Fifth Harmony, "Miss Movin' On"
Best Cinematography: Beyoncé, "Pretty Hurts"
Best Editing: Eminem, "Rap God" (Editor: Ken Mowe)
Best Direction: DJ Snake and Lil Jon, "Turn Down for What" (Directors: DANIELS)
Best Art Direction: Arcade Fire, "Reflektor" (Art Director: Anastasia Masaro)
Best Visual Effects: OK Go, "The Writing's on the Wall" (Visual Effects: 1stAveMachine)