Bajan singer Rihanna will receive a Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony, which will take place at Madison Square Garden. The VMAs air live on Sunday, August 28 at 9:00pm ET/PT. Billboard’s Adelle Platon reports:
Joining the ranks of Beyonce and Kanye West, Rihanna will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award when the moon men are handed out at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 28. “Honored to take the #VMAs stage as your video #VANGUARD award recipient LIVE from NYC on August 28!,” she tweeted following the big announcement.
The pop phenom has been known to shock and awe in her visuals, from the crime drama that played out in her 2015 short film for “Bitch Better Have My Money” to the bad romance in her fiery clip for 2011’s Calvin Harris collaboration “We Found Love.” Whether she’s keeping it sexy or turning all the…
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