The British singer is being sued by the family of Ed Townsend, co-writer of Marvin Gaye's song, Let's Get It On.
2014 was a year of acclaimed performances, some of which were unexpected
Beyonce closed the MTV Video Music Awards with an epic nearly 20-minute performance
It is her third consecutive appearance at a World Cup closing ceremony
From a tragic seductress in snowy but blood-spattered Kashmir to a bootylicious not-quite-widow in balmy Goa, 2014 was a year of acclaimed performances, some of which were unexpected.