Beyoncé is going to receive MTV's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards.


The award honors an artist's body of work.  (Past winners include Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Beastie Boys, Madonna and of course Michael Jackson who the award was later named after.)


She will also perform at the awards ceremony, which will be broadcast live from the Forum in Inglewood, California at 9 p.m. EST on August 24th.