Jennifer Lopez to receive Michael Jackson Vanguard Award at MTV VMAs

Jennifer Lopez to receive Michael Jackson Vanguard Award at MTV VMAs


New York — Jennifer Lopez's two-decade music career will be honoured at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards.

The network announced on Tuesday that Lopez will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award on 20 August at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Lopez, who last performed at the VMAs in 2001, will also perform at the show.

The Bronx-bred performer has released multiple hits and memorable, dance-heavy music videos since the late 1990s, including If You Had My Love, Waiting for Tonight, I'm Real and Jenny From the Block.

HERE'S WHAT J.LO HAD TO SAY ABOUT THE AWARD ON TWITTER:


Past recipients of the Vanguard award include Madonna, Guns N' Roses and Beyoncé.

Cardi B is the leading nominee with 10 nominations.

Lopez earned two nods for her Cardi B collaboration, Dinero, which also features DJ Khaled.