Congratulations are in order!
MTV has just announced that Missy Elliott will be honored with the 2019 Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award this year.
The award is given out annually to iconic artists who showcase creativity in music and has left an impact in the industry. Elliott took it to social media to share how grateful she was to be receiving this honor.
I am Humbly Grateful to be receiving the MichaelJacksonVideoVanguard Award😭🙏🏾❤️ I Thank my FANS “Supafriends” who fought diligently to see this day come🙏🏾@KidFury @crissles who rooted for years 4 me🙏🏾 I am crying happy tears😭Thank you God @MTV @vmas am SO HUMBLED🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/udfhBNc78k
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) August 12, 2019
The singer/songwriter, rapper, and producer have been in the industry for over 30 years!
Past recipients of this award include Michael Jackson, LL Cool J, Kanye West, Beyonce, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, and Janet Jackson.
In addition to the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, Marc Jacobs will be honored with the Fashion Trailblazer Award for his impact in the fashion industry.
The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards will air LIVE on MTV on August 26th at 8 PM.
Featured Image obtained on the official Instagram of Missy Elliott