MTV VMAs 2014: Beyonce's Video Vanguard Award Performance Includes Home Videos of Blue and Jay Z

Entertainment Aug. 24, 2014 AT 11:40PM

The Queen has claimed her throne! On Sunday, Aug. 24 inside The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., Beyonce took the stage for 15 glorious minutes to perform a medley of songs from her latest album before accepting her Video Vanguard Award. 

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Wearing a bedazzled, rainbow-colored Tom Ford bodysuit throughout the entirety of her performance, Queen Bey lit up the stage from her booty poppin' moves to her killer vocals. 

Beyonce performs onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California.
Beyonce performs onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California.
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Starting off the set with the mid-tempo "Mine," Bey, 32, transitioned into to favorites like "Drunk in Love" and "Partition," while also including lesser-known songs like the sex jam "Rocket" and the emotionally intense "Jealous."

Beyonce wore a Tom Ford bodysuit during her Video Vanguard Award performance at the 2014 MTV VMAs on Aug. 24.
Beyonce wore a Tom Ford bodysuit during her Video Vanguard Award performance at the 2014 MTV VMAs on Aug. 24.
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While singing her hit "Drunk in Love," she was surrounded by dancers covered in sparkling gold body paint in thongs and bras. After taking a spin around a stripper pole during the lovably raunchy "Partition," the noted feminist transitioned into her girl power anthem "Flawless." 

Beyonce performs onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California.
Beyonce performs onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California.
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She also sang a snippet of the Nicki Minaj "Flawless" remix, in which she referenced the Jay Z/Solange Knowles elevator fight, singing, "Of course sometimes s--t go down when there's a billion dollars on an elevator."

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Beyonce performs onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California.
Beyonce performs onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California.
Credit: Kevin Mazur/WireImage

Taking a turn for the emotional, the mother of Blue Ivy Carter, 2, then belted her song "Blue" while home videos of her daughter and husband Jay Z flashed behind her. She ended the performance singing her love song "XO," in a dedication to her many fans. 

Jay Z and Blue Ivy watched Beyonce perform during the 2014 MTV VMAs on Aug. 24.
Jay Z and Blue Ivy watched Beyonce perform during the 2014 MTV VMAs on Aug. 24.
Credit: Kevin Mazur/MTV1415/WireImage

Throughout the set, Jay and little Blue proudly looked on from the audience, clapping and smiling. 

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In December 2013, Beyonce released her fifth self-titled studio album on iTunes without any promotion, smashing the site's digital download records overnight. In January, she opened the Grammys with husband Jay Z singing their duet "Drunk in Love," complete with a sexy chair dance. 

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