It’s been years overdue, but Missy Elliott will finally be receiving her dues. For, it’s been announced that she’s this year’s recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard honor at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.
Per the network, Elliott will perform in celebration of the salute at the August 26th extravaganza, which takes place at the Prudential Center in New Jersey. It’ll mark her first VMA performance in 16 years.
A rap pioneer and owner of five Grammy Awards, the visual trailblazer also earned the honor of being the first female Hip-Hop act to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame.
Elliott joins previous VMA Vanguard honorees such as Beyonce, Britney Spears, and Jennifer Lopez.
Check out the reveal video:
Congrats in earnest! So deserved!