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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: