It takes a lot to be Beyoncé!

Before accepting her Michael Jackson Vanguard Award at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards on August 24th, the R&B superstar performed a 15-minute medley of songs from her latest album, Beyoncé, during the live broadcasting.

But what does it take to put on a show like that? Especially for an artist of Beyoncé’s caliber. Check out the below behind the scenes clip to see how much preparation and people it takes to perform a 15-minute medley. From the dance routines to the costume changes and make-up, see what Bey and her team have to endure to be flawless!

Even Blue Ivy got in on the action, voicing, "everybody said good job."

We can only guess how hard they have to work for a 2-hour live show… man!