Just do yourself a favor and sit down to watch these 15 minutes of glory Beyoncé has gifted us.
In a bid to give Rihanna the truly regal celebration she deserves, MTV decided to let her perform multiple times throughout the night. Her total screen time was damn near 20 minutes. Rihanna put in that work, work, work, work, y'all.
This is the best Britney performance we've seen in years. Go, Brit-Brit.
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