Beyoncé to Receive MTV’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Singer will also perform at the VMAs

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According to Rolling Stone, Beyoncé will be performing at the VMAs as well as receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.

Past Video Vanguard recipients include Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Beastie Boys, Madonna and, Michael Jackson, for whom the award was renamed in 1991.

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Beyoncé is nominated in eight categories this year, including Video of the Year, Best Female, Best Collaboration, Best Video With a Social Message, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Choreography and Best Direction.

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