We Gotta Talk: Jennifer Lopez Is Getting MTV’s Vanguard Award At The VMAs

Jennifer Lopez is this year’s recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at this year’s VMAs.

 

Jennifer Lopez is this year’s recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at this year’s VMAs.

 

 

UPDATE:

It’s confirmed! JLo will in fact receive the accolade. MTV confirmed the news. See the announcement, then read the original report, below:

 

 

 

The Internet celebrated when it was reported Missy Elliott was set to receive it, but she quickly denied that was happening. Womp.

I’ve been gunning for Christina Aguilera to get it (fight me), but it appears it’s JLo.



BuzzFeed contributor James Harness Tweeted today he ~had to laugh~ at MTV’s selection. It’s worth mentioning I have to laugh is a Gaga phrase, but that’s not the smoking gun here. Harness liked a Tweet that said it was JLo (see below). It’s all speculation, of course, so take this with a grain of salt.

 

 

I find that as the years trickle along, I care less and less about these awards/awards shows. And according to the ratings, I’m definitely not alone here.

As for whether I think JLo deserves the Video Vanguard Award? Why not. She’s got a handful of memorable videos (these are my standards now). Whether they’re iconic and outperform Missy Elliott’s or Lady Gaga’s catalogue? Y’all know the answer to that. AND JUSTICE FOR XTINA.

 

 

 

 

 

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