Beyoncé to Perform at MTV VMAs, Receive Video Vanguard Award


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When you’re the Queen, you stay winning.

MTV has announced that Beyoncé will not only be performing at the 2014 Video Music Awards, but she will also be honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, the VMAs’ highest honor.

Past recipients of the coveted award include Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Madonna, and the King of Pop himself.

Beyoncé leads the nominations for this year’s VMAs with eight total including ‘Video of the Year’ for the Jay Z-assisted “Drunk in Love” and ‘Best Female Video’ for “Partition.”

She last performed “Love on Top” at the 2011 VMAs, where she announced her pregnancy.

The VMAs will air live from The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. on Sunday, August 24, at 9 p.m. Previously announced performers include Usher, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, 5 Seconds of Summer, and Maroon 5.

On Wednesday, she and Jay Z wrapped the U.S. leg of their “On the Run Tour” at San Francisco’s AT&T Park. They will perform two nights in Paris on September 12 and 13, which will be taped for their upcoming HBO special, airing September 20.

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