MTV revealed today who will be honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards. The AP reports that Pink will be honored for her 17-year music career.
“The Grammy-winning singer will receive the honor Aug. 27 at the Forum in Inglewood, California, MTV said Tuesday. She will also perform at the awards show,” the AP reports.
Past recipients of the honor have included Madonna, Peter Gabriel, Beyonce and Justin Timberlake.
“The Vanguard award honors musicians who have had an impact on pop culture with their songs, fashion and music videos,” the AP notes.
Pink’s seventh album, “Beautiful Trauma,” is due out Oct. 13.