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VMA 2017: Pop star Pink to receive MTV Video Vanguard Award

VMA 2017: Pop star Pink to receive MTV Video Vanguard Award
Written by Pallavi Parmar

The Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award will be honoured to the Pop star Pink at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. She will also perform live at the ceremony. This year the MTV Video Music Awards to take place on August 27 at the Forum in Inglewood, California. It will be hosted by Katy Perry and it will be aired in India on VH1 channel on August 28. As per the reports of variety.com the previous winners of the VMA were Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, Peter Gabriel, Guns N’ Roses, Beastie Boys, Kanye West, Britney Spears and Rihanna.

This year Pink had four number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and her 15 songs have made up to the top 10 list. She has also won three Grammy awards for the best pop collaboration with vocals for “Lady Marmalade”. With a career that has spanned 17 years, Pink won female rock vocal performance for “Trouble”, and also the best pop collaboration with vocals for a cover of “Imagine” with Herbie Hancock.

She is well known for her live shows that often includes acrobatics. In 2017 she crossed genres with her collaboration with Kenny Chesney on his song “Setting the World on Fire” that honoured her with a 18th Grammy nomination this year.  She is also active in philanthropy, Autism Speaks, Human Rights Campaign, supporting charities including the Make a Wish Foundation and  No Kid Hungry. She is also an ambassador for Unicef. Her full name is Alecia Beth Moore while she is popularly and professionally known as Pink.

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Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.