Missy Elliott to Be Honored With Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

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Published on August 12, 2019 - Duration: 01:08s

Missy Elliott to Be Honored With Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Missy Elliott to Be Honored With Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.

The 48-year-old multitalented rapper is set to receive the Video Vanguard Award at the 2019 VMAs.

The Vanguard awards were renamed to honor Michael Jackson in 1991 and has been received by artists in the past such as The Beatles, Madonna and Janet Jackson.

According to MTV International’s co-brand head, Bruce Gillmer, Elliot is receiving the award because her work in music is “unmatched.”.

Missy’s impact on the music landscape is indelible…Her creative vision across production, performance and songwriting is unmatched.

, Bruce Gillmer, via ‘Variety’.

Elliot has sold more than 30 million records worldwide and was the first female hip-hop artist to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June 2019.

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She is also a five-time Grammy Award winner and the only female rapper to receive platinum certification on six studio albums. .

The VMAs are set to air on August 26 in Newark, New Jersey


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