Jennifer Lopez Thinks Missy Elliott Or Lady Gaga Deserve 2019 MTV VMA Video Vanguard Award

The 2018 recipient shares her thoughts for the 2019 award!

August 2, 2018
Jennifer Lopez

USA Today


The MTV VMAs are happening in NYC on August 20th and Jennifer Lopez is set to be this year's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Recipient!

The iconic award is given to those who have continued the legacy of Jackson by creating compelling music videos. Lopez has so many videos that come to mind like "Love Don't Cost A Thing," "Papi," "Get Right," "Luh Ya Papi," "Dinero," and many more -- wow the list never stops.  

In an interview with Sway from MTV, J Lo talked about the 2019 recipient. She suggested Missy Elliott because her videos were always "cutting edge" and Lady Gaga. Watch below:

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Missy Elliott might not be the first person to come to mind, but she's a fantastic choice for the 2019 honor. Lady Gaga needs no explanation wehy she deserves the award. Recently, Billboard named the 100 Best Music Videos of the 21st Century and Gaga's "Bad Romance" won the #1 spot and Missy Elliott's "Work It' nabbed the #2 spot. 

Needless to say Jennifer Lopez knows exactly what's up with the best music videos!