MTV VMAs 2019: Missy Elliott to Receive Video Vanguard Award

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Missy Elliott, July 2019 (Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
Missy Elliott, July 2019 (Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

Missy Elliott is the recipient of this 12 months’s Video Vanguard Award on the MTV VMAs. She can even carry out on the ceremony and settle for the award, which honors artists for his or her contributions to the world of music movies. Past recipients embrace Madonna, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Kanye, Justin Timberlake, and Britney Spears. “Missy’s impact on the music landscape is indelible,” Bruce Gillmer—head of music and music expertise, Viacom and co-brand head at MTV International—mentioned in a press launch. “Her creative vision across production, performance and songwriting is unmatched.”

The 2019 VMAs happen Monday, August 26 on the Prudential Center in New Jersey. Nominees include Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Solange, and ROSALÍA. It was just lately introduced that Taylor Swift will perform on the occasion.

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