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MTV Video Music Awards 2014: Beyonce shows the stars how it's done
MTV Video Music Awards 2014: Beyonce shows the stars how it's done

Who booked all the amateur acts to open for Beyoncé? Amateurs, anyway, is what Beyoncé made a room full of stars look like when she closed the MTV Video Music Awards, broadcast live Sunday night from the Forum in Inglewood. Onstage for nearly 20 minutes, the singer moved inexorably through an ambitious, complicated performance that touched on most of her self-titled album from last year. When it was over, her husband, Jay Z -- the guilty party in a never-ending stream of tabloid reports about the unraveling of their marriage -- brought their 2-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy, to her, for a warm family hug. He brought a trophy, as well: the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award,...

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