August 29, 2023

Music

Shakira to receive prestigious Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Shakira named recipient of Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at 2023 MTV VMAs

By Betty Cruise August 29, 2023
Shakiras set to bestow Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award in September.
Shakira's set to bestow Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award in September.

Shakira is poised to join an illustrious roster of artists as the latest recipient of the coveted Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2023 MTV VMAs. 

Shakira has recently been rumored to be romantically linked with Louis Hamilton, is not only gracing the stage as a performer but is also in the running for four esteemed Moon Person trophies: Artist of the Year, Best Collaboration for her work on TQG with Karol G, as well as Best Latin Song nominations for both TQG and Acróstico.

Set to be broadcast live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on September 12, the 2023 VMAs promise a night of exceptional entertainment.

Paramount's President of Music, Bruce Gilmer, expressed the organization's enthusiasm, stating in a press release, "Shakira is a true global force who continues to inspire and influence the masses with her unique musical prowess. 

She's a trailblazer for women around the world and one of the first artists to lead the globalization of Latin music." 

Shakira's recognition as a recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award is a testament to her enduring impact on the music industry and her role in advancing Latin music's global reach.

Her meteoric rise in the music scene dates back to the early 1990s, marked by a string of chart-topping hits and electrifying music videos.