Iconic rapper Missy Elliott will be honored with this year’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV VMAs.
Besides accepting the award, which honors artists for their contributions to the world of music videos, Elliot will also perform at the ceremony. Past recipients include Madonna, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears.
After MTV’s announcement, Elliott took to Twitter to thank her fans for their support throughout the years.
Check out the tweet below.
I am Humbly Grateful to be receiving the MichaelJacksonVideoVanguard Award😭🙏🏾❤️ I Thank my FANS “Supafriends” who fought diligently to see this day come🙏🏾@KidFury @crissles who rooted for years 4 me🙏🏾 I am crying happy tears😭Thank you God @MTV @vmas am SO HUMBLED🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/udfhBNc78k
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) August 12, 2019
The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards will air live on Monday, August 26th on MTV.