“Wait a minute. Wait a minute. Imma let you finish…”
Her legend is now official.
In addition to the eight other awards she’s up for at this year’s VMA’s (airing August 24) and joining the likes of past recipients like Madonna, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Michael Jackson (1988-and whom the award is named after); Beyonce is going to be this years recipient of the MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
The honor bestowed up the hard-working, blonde-bombshell and powerhouse performer is given earned for honoring an artist’s body of work [by which] hers bodies over a decade of memorable, timeless, hits and videos dated as far back the 90’s when she was with Destiny’s Child [before releasing her first successful solo effort: Dangerously in Love].
MTV had this to say about their choice this year:
“Not many singers have the power or ability to command such a massive legion of fans, drop a number one album out of literally nowhere and take the world by storm tour after tour. Queen Bey seems to do it with ease and at the same damn time.”
They go on to say:
“Over the course of MTV history, the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award has been presented to exemplary musicians who have made an incredible and long-lasting impact on pop culture. When it came time to choose the 2014 VMA recipient, one particular name stood out above the rest—global entertainer, singer-songwriter, and philanthropist Beyonce.”
Did I forget to mention that she would be performing too?