This was Blue Ivy's second appearance at the VMAs. Two years ago, she appeared onstage with dad to present her mom with the Video Vanguard Award. It was a special moment for the Carters, who had just weathered a storm of divorce rumours
The singer won Video of the Year for Formation, the most outspoken work of her career, as well as Best Female Video for Hold Up. Other winners include Drake, Calvin Harris and Rihanna. See the full list of winners here.
Beyonce is currently on 'The Formation World Tour' in support of her sixth studio album. The singer has only one show scheduled for next month
Adele came in second with eight nominations. All but seven were for the chart-topping English balladeer's Hello, which with more than 1.6 billion views is the fifth most watched video ever on YouTube