Missy Elliott Receives Video Vanguard Award At The 2019 MTV VMAs
Missy Elliott fans are celebrating today following the latest achievement. There have been a lot of years in which fans have been rooting for Missy to receive this award.
MTV finally made the right choice, according to The Shade Room and the iconic and innovative rapper/producer/singer/songwriter Missy Elliott receives the Video Vanguard Award.
TSR writes that 'While many other artists have gotten the award before her, most hip hop fans have long argued that Missy should have received the award several years ago. Apparently, @MTV was listening to the overwhelming support she was getting from her fans and finally decided that her time is now.'
MTV talked about this and said: 'With a long-awaited seventh album on the way, Elliott's reign as rap royalty is far from over, as is her standing as a VMA legend. Along with receiving the Video Vanguard Award, she'll also hit the stage for what's sure to be an explosive live performance that'll have everyone losing control — don't miss(y) it.'
Missy also celebrate this massive news on her social media account and you can see her post below:
'I am Humbly Grateful to be receiving the MichaelJacksonVideoVanguard Award😭🙏🏾❤️ I Thank my FANS “Supafriends” who fought diligently to see this day come🙏🏾 @KidFury @crissles who rooted for years!❤️' she began her emotional message.
She continued and said: 'I am crying right now so thankful 😭 I didn’t know if I would ever receive this but I want y’all to know I do not take it for Granted I am GRATEFUL @atlanticrecords @monascottyoung Thank you Dear God!!! @MTV @vmas am SO HUMBLED🙏🏾 #VA hometeam! two up two down❤️ lastly the WHOLE DANCE COMMUNITY❤️🙏🏾#ThrowItBack #ThrowItBack'
Fans made sure to congratulate her in the comments and praised Missy.
Somoene said: 'FINALLY! This is honest to god overdue and so damn well deserved!' and another follower posted: 'They are giving you your roses while you can smell them! Glory. 💙'
One other commenter wrote: 'When the talent and the power of social media comes together! Don’t know any artist more deserving!'
Congratulations, Missy Elliott!