The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards are a few weeks away & today came the news that Jennifer Lopez will be receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. The special award will highlight her many contributions from the past 20 years of her career in entertainment.
Aside from receiving the well deserved award, Lopez will also perform at the ceremony which will be her first since 2001. She is also nominated for two awards for the “Dinero” single that she collaborated on with Cardi B & DJ Khaled.
In a press release MTV spoke on J.Lo receiving the vanguard award.
“With a legacy that spawns over two decades, Lopez is one of the most iconic and influential multi-hyphenates across music, film, television, fashion, business and philanthropy.”
Jennifer chatted with MTV host Sway on Facebook live & she spoke about joining her music idols like Michael Jackson & Madonna.
“Their videos inspired me to do the videos that I did,” she said. “So now to be 20 years in and here and winning this award, it’s mind blowing.”
The MTV VMA’s will air on August 20th at 9pm.