Rapper, songwriter Nicki Minaj will earn MTV’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and conduct for the first time since 2018 at the 2022 VMAs, premierings screened from Prudential Center on Sunday, Aug. 28. “Nicki has broken barriers for women in hip-hop with her versatility and creative artistry” stated Bruce Gillmer, leader of song, song skill, software and performance, Paramount+. “She has shifted the music industry and cemented her status as a global superstar with her crossover appeal, genre-defying style and continuing to be unapologetically Nicki’.” Minaj, a 17-time VMAs candidate and a five-time VMAs victor, took home her first Moon Person for better hip-hop video in 2011. This year she was recommended to the better hip-hop group. This year was the second time in a row that the VMAs did not roost on anybody with the Video Vanguard Award. Neither each earned the award from 2004 to 2005 again, and between 2007 and 2010. The Vanguard Award has been presumably The show’s highest honor between The years of 2013 and 2019 — The participants in all of these years were Justin Timberlake, AKA Blink or David West, and Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Kanye West;, Rihanna, P! Kim, Jennifer Lopez and Missy Elliott. In 2012 Minaj created her VMAs breakthrough, rapper Alicia Keys “Girl on Fire” and restored the concert to four concerts in 2014: a solo performance of her “Pinkprint” music “Anaconda;” Then she joined Ariana Grande and Jessie J for a concert “Bang Bang” and eventually, “She Came To Give It To Us” with Usher. She produced her most recent production at the VMAs 2017 concert for a music song from her music collection “Queen Elizabeth II” starring music “Majesty” “Ganga Burn” “FEFEFE” and “Barbie Dreams.” Her last music, “Super Freaky Girl” the new program will be launched on Friday, Aug. 12. Minaj connectors Anitta, J Balvin, Marshmello x Khalid and Panic! At the Disco on the roster of concerts for the 2022 VMAs.