The awards take place in New York at the end of the month
She is also up for Best Female Video for ‘Work’ and Best Male Video for her contribution to Calvin Harris‘ ‘This Is What You Came For’. She also has two shots at Best Collaboration for both of the aforementioned songs, as Billboard reports.
Rihanna tweeted about the Video Vanguard award as it was announced, writing: “Honored to take the #VMAs stage as your video #VANGUARD award recipient LIVE from NYC on August 28!”
Some of the star’s recent videos include the cinematic ‘Bitch Better Have My Money’ and the club-based ‘Work’.
The 2016 MTV VMAs will take place on August 28 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.