Culture

Long Overdue but Missy Elliott Will Finally Receive Vanguard Video Award at 2019 MTV VMAs

The five-time Grammy Award winner will also perform at the ceremony.

2,344 Hypes

Missy Elliott, critically acclaimed rapper, producer and songwriter will receive MTV‘s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2019 VMAs. According to Variety, she will also perform live at the show for the first time in 16 years.

For those who grew up watching Missy’s videos which consisted of iconic looks, futuristic sets and dance numbers that are unforgettable this is long overdue. When speaking of Elliott, MTV International co-brand head and Viacom music and talent head shared:

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

As a five-time Grammy Award winner, Missy was also recently the first female hip-hop artist to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Variety reports that she has sold more than 30 million records worldwide, songs like “Work It,” “Get Ur Freak On” and “WTF (Where They From)” are just a few of her most memorable releases.

The 2019 MTV VMAs will air on MTV on Monday, August 26 on MTV at 8 p.m. live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. While you’re here, take a look at the nominations for the awards ceremony.

Read Full Article
Text By
Source
Variety
Share this article

What to Read Next

Nissin Releases Instant Cup Noodles That Are More Nutritious for You
Culture

Nissin Releases Instant Cup Noodles That Are More Nutritious for You

A dream come true.

H&M and Zara Are Closing Retail Stores to Boost E-Commerce
Fashion

H&M and Zara Are Closing Retail Stores to Boost E-Commerce

To put more resources into online sales.

Bella Hadid, Naomi Campbell & More Star in Calvin Klein's All-Star #MYCALVINS Underwear Campaign
Fashion

Bella Hadid, Naomi Campbell & More Star in Calvin Klein's All-Star #MYCALVINS Underwear Campaign

Also starring Lay Zhang and Euphoria’s Jacob Elordi.

Coach, Versace and Givenchy Issue Apology to China Over T-Shirt Outcry
Fashion

Coach, Versace and Givenchy Issue Apology to China Over T-Shirt Outcry

Hashtags related to the controversy have been read over a billion times on Weibo.

Kourtney Kardashian's Poosh Debuts AQUIS Leopard Print Turban Collaboration
Beauty

Kourtney Kardashian's Poosh Debuts AQUIS Leopard Print Turban Collaboration

The exclusive design drops later this week.

Cara Delevingne Drops $1,445 USD on 'Sneaker Shopping'
Culture

Cara Delevingne Drops $1,445 USD on 'Sneaker Shopping'

Talking skateboarding, Karl Lagerfeld and being a PUMA ambassador.


Acne Studios' Latest Shoe Is a Sneaker-And-Boot Hybrid
Footwear

Acne Studios' Latest Shoe Is a Sneaker-And-Boot Hybrid

Arriving in three colorways.

5 Fall-Ready Blazers to Invest in This Season
Fashion 

5 Fall-Ready Blazers to Invest in This Season

Trendy pieces from Gucci, Acne Studios, Danielle Cathari x adidas Originals and more.

Here's Where You Can Cop Rue's Maroon Hoodie From 'Euphoria'
Film & TV

Here's Where You Can Cop Rue's Maroon Hoodie From 'Euphoria'

Recreate Zendaya’s iconic look.

More ▾
 

Looks like you’re using an ad-blocker

We charge advertisers instead of our readers. Support us by whitelisting our site.

Whitelist Us

How to Whitelist Us

screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Under “Pause on this site” click “Always”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock Plus icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Block ads on – This website” switch off the toggle to turn it from blue to gray.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlocker Ultimate icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Switch off the toggle to turn it from “Enabled on this site” to “Disabled on this site”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the Ghostery icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the “Ad-Blocking” button at the bottom. It will turn gray and the text above will go from “ON” to “OFF”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the UBlock Origin icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the large blue power icon at the top.
  3. When it turns gray, click the refresh icon that has appeared next to it or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the icon of the ad-blocker extension installed on your browser.You’ll usually find this icon in the upper right-hand corner of your screen. You may have more than one ad-blocker installed.
  2. Follow the instructions for disabling the ad blocker on the site you’re viewing.You may have to select a menu option or click a button.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.