Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Usher & Iggy Azalea Hit The Stage At 2014 VMAs (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) MTV held its annual Video Music Awards last night, and some of the biggest names in music were on hand to perform their latest hits.

Before being presented the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award from husband Jay Z and daughter Blue Ivy, Beyoncé ran through a medley of all the songs from her self-titled blockbuster album.

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Nicki Minaj helped open the show with Jessie J and Ariana Grande. The trio joined forces for a medley of “Break Free,” “Anaconda,” and “Bang Bang.”

Nicki returned later in the show to drop a verse on Usher’s “She Came To Give It You,” and female rap was further represented by Iggy Azalea. The Hustle Gang associate brought out Roc Nation’s Rita Ora for “Black Widow.”

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Check out the performances below.

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