Pop star Shakira will be honoured with the Video Vanguard Award at the 2023 edition of MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).
The singer, known for belting out global chartbusters such as “Wherever, Whenever”, “Hips Don’t Lie” and “Waka Waka”, will receive the honour during the awards ceremony on September 12. She will be the first South American artiste to receive the award.
According to American news outlet Deadline, Shakira will also perform at the awards gala, where she is nominated in four categories, including best collaboration, best latin and artist of the year. This will be her first performance at MTV VMAs in 17 years.