Beyoncé Brought the Mothers of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Mike Brown & Oscar Grant to the VMAs

Bey is up for an astounding 11 nominations.

Earlier this evening, Beyoncé arrived on the red carpet of the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards alongside a varied group of very special guests. Bey brought her daughter Blue Ivy, cast members from her visual album Lemonade, and the mothers of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Mike Brown, and Oscar Grant. All of the mothers except for Grant appeared in the visuals for "Forward." Beyoncé is up for an astounding 11 nominations tonight, including Video of the Year, Best Pop Video, and Best Female video. According to a last-minute reveal by MTV, the queen herself is also set to perform.

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