This Year's MTV VMAs Video Vanguard Recipient Is......

August 12, 2019

MTV has announced which artist will be receiving the coveted Video Vanguard Award at this year's MTV VMAs

It's about time this artist has taken home this title! Also, this artist was recently inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. Any guesses?! The recipient is.....

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MISSY ELLIOTT!!! Not only is it a huge honor to win the award, but the "Work It" visionary is the first female rapper to ever take home the title. She is the 4th rapper overall to win achieve this honor, following LL Cool J, The Beastie Boys, and Kanye West. Last year, J Lo took home the Video Vanguard title.

The best part about all of this is the performance she'll deliver before accepting the award -- it will be legendary. You can catch it all when the VMAs premiere on August 26th!