August 25, 2014 10:18 AM EDT

Beyoncé may have performed her entire album (basically) in a totally show-stopping number at last night’s VMAs, but the real star was actually her daughter, Blue Ivy.

Perched on her daddy’s lap, Blue was seen rocking out during Queen Bey’s performance — but subtly rocking out, so as not to steal her mama’s thunder:

Here, she goes with some tasteful head-bobbing:

Blue was also spotted doing the famous “Single Ladies” dance. Check out this incredible GIF.

Oh, and then she went onstage to help Jay present Bey with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award (which is basically the VMAs version of a lifetime achievement award) and everything was cute and perfect:


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