P!nk to Receive Vanguard Award at 2017 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS

P!nk to Receive Vanguard Award at 2017 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS

P!nk to Receive Vanguard Award at 2017 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS

MTV announced today that P!nk is this year's recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2017 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS. Past Video Vanguard recipients include Michael Jackson, Madonna, Peter Gabriel, Guns N' Roses, Beastie Boys, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, Kanye West and Rihanna. The 2017 Video Music Awards, hosted by Katy Perry, will air live on Sunday, August 27.

In a statement, MTV shared "Known for her boundary-breaking and rebellious nature, P!nk's legacy spawns a 17-year long career as a powerhouse vocalist and performer. The prolific singer/songwriter has created some of the most memorable pop songs and music videos of our time from "Don't Let Me Get Me" and "Try," to "F**kin' Perfect" and "Trouble." P!nk's signature vocals have transformed her into a fearless pop artist with an eclectic range allowing her to produce everything from a pop-rock song one day, to a soulful R&B song the next. She is also known for lighting up the stage with her unparalleled acrobats and evocative live shows, dazzling audiences with her memorable performances."

Check out the official announcement below