This year has been a phenomenal one for Black women in every way possible and the 2016 Video Music Awards were living proof! From Beyonce’s show-stopping performance, to Video Vanguard recipient Rihanna owning the night, to extraordinary Olympic champion Simone Biles making her VMA debut, our favorite ladies shined bright from the red carpet to the stage.
Here are 15 times Black Girl Magic reigned supreme at this year’s VMAs.
The Mothers of the Movement are brave and beautiful.
Syrbina Fulton, Lezley McSpadden, Gwen Carr and Wanda Johnson walked the red carpet alongside Beyonce to represent the Mothers Of The Movement organization.