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“What was amazing about those scenes was that, she just looks so young in them and her ability to act as she would’ve at that age was really what brought those scenes to life.” - Jake Nava on recreating scenes from the past in Beyoncé's Grown Woman video.
Bey and Jay first shouted each other at the 2004 VMAs when there was still speculation whether they were dating or not. Then here we are 10 years later. It took 10 years to build up to one of the most beautiful moments in the history of award shows.
The fantastic irony is that this moment occured also at the VMAs where Jay presented the Michael Jackson Vanguard award to Beyoncé this time as Husband and Wife along with their beautiful child Blue Ivy Carter.
Some of the best tweets from celebs, celebrating Beyoncé’s VMA performance.
24.8.2014: #BeyonceOnVMA became the #1 trending topic WW, Beyoncé also won Best Cinematography, Best Video With a Social Message and Best Collaboration adding FOUR more awards to her collection. Beyoncé is now the 2nd most awarded VMA artist, behind Madonna. Her performance caused the Visual Album to sky rocket to the Top 5 in 14 Countries, Top 10 in 27 and move back into the Top 10 on US itunes. She was named the Best Dressed by Billboard and also Best Performance by Billboard at the VMAs.
@NICKIMINAJ “If Beyonce didn’t walk into your dressing room and give you a diamond “FLAWLESS” necklace, then there’s no way you could be having a better week than me. Lol. Awwwww 🙀 thank u QUEEN. ur just a precious gem. I could never thank you enough for your influence on powerful women all around the world. 👑🐝 #WeFlawless”
LA Times: “Beyoncé embodied them all in a way that made the rest of the VMAs feel brittle and one-dimensional.”
Washington Post:” Every performance [at the 2014 VMAs] seemed to be an opening act leading up to Beyoncé’s end-of-the-night extravaganza”
The Carters also made the cover of New York Daily News.