MTV officially announced that Pink will be the recipient of the “#Michael Jackson #Video Vanguard Award,” the same recognition given to #The Beatles, Madonna and Rihanna in the history of the VMAs.

According to Billboard, the first “Video Vanguard Award” was introduced at the MTV Video Music Awards in 1984, and was given to The Beatles and David Bowie. The award was later renamed to honor the late Michael Jackson, and since then were handed to artists such as Guns N’ Roses, Beyonce and many others.

The music website also stated that the “Raise Your Glass” artist will perform live at the event. The 37-year-old singer will launch her music video for the latest single “What About Us” this Wednesday, August 16 at 6 p.m.

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EST, Billboard added.

Pink includes this award in the list of many of her achievements. The music website stated that she has been awarded three Grammys and two Billboard Music accolades. She was also named “Woman of the Year” by Billboard in 2013. This October, she is launching her newest album, “Beautiful Trauma.”

An MTV VMA favorite

According to the official website of MTV, the “Video Vanguard” is going to be her seventh VMA trophy. She won for the first time in 2001, for her single “Lady Marmalade.” Since then, the artist went on receive more nods, for her hits “Just Give Me A Reason” and “Get The Party Started.”

MTV noted her contributions to pop music in the 2000s, particularly her distinct punk style, strong vocals and her party girl personality shown in many events that she attended.

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This only makes her deserving of such a prestigious plaque.

The 2017 VMAs

The official website also released the list of the nominees for this year’s awards show. Artist Kendrick Lamar led the table, after earning eight nods, including Video of the Year, Best Cinematography, and Best Hip Hop.

The Video of the Year nominees this year are Bruno Mars for “24K Magic,” Alessia Cara for “Scars To Your Beautiful,” DJ Khaled, Rihanna and Bryson Tiller for “Wild Thoughts,” and The Weeknd for “Reminder.” Joining Lamar for the Artist of the Year are fellow nominees Mars, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Lorde and The Weeknd.

Viewers in selected parts of the world can vote and help the jury select the winner. The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards is happening on August 27, Sunday at 8 p.m. ET live at the Forum in Inglewood, California. It is an annual event honoring the best performances and artists in the music industry.