Rihanna Set To Recieve Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award At 2016 VMA’s

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Rihanna To Receive Special Honor At 2016 VMA’s

Everyone’s favorite Bajan bad gal is snagging some special honors at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards…so we can definitely expect to see her shake and wine it across the stage after she picks up her golden Moon Man. Via MTV:

The “MTV Video Music Awards” will bestow Rihanna with its highest honor, the “Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award,” for her decade-long impact on music, pop culture, fashion, film and philanthropy. Rihanna will perform during the ceremony LIVE from New York’s iconic Madison Square Garden on Sunday, August 28 at 9:00 PM ET/PT.

Two-time VMA “Video of the Year” winner and the youngest solo artist to score 14 No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100—the fastest to do so, Rihanna’s unparalleled output of hits have spawned some of today’s most memorable music videos from “Umbrella” to “We Found Love,” “Diamonds” and her most recent collaboration with Drake on “Work.” To download a photo of Rihanna, click here.

With this honor, Rihanna joins the prestigious list of past Vanguard recipients including Michael Jackson, Madonna, Peter Gabriel, Guns N’ Roses, Beastie Boys, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, BEYONCÉ and Kanye West.

Congrats RiRi! Safe to say this one is pretty well-deserved…what’s your fave vid of hers?

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