The award was later renamed to honor the late Michael Jackson, and since then were handed to artists such as Guns N' Roses, Beyonce and many others.
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's ubiquitous summer anthem "Despacito" unfortunately did not get nominated for any MTV Video Music Awards this year, reports the Associated Press. "She is also known for lighting up the stage with her unparalleled acrobats and evocative live shows, dazzling audiences with her memorable performances". She was also named "Woman of the Year" by Billboard in 2013.
Since her debut in 2000, P!nk has released six studio albums, 1 greatest hits album, sold over 42 million albums, over 75 million singles, over 2.4 million DVDs worldwide and has had 15 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (four at No.1). MTV says it's because the video was never submitted for nomination. She won for the first time in 2001, for her single "Lady Marmalade". While the industry fails to see the impact of the song and video, Fonsi said he feels like a victor already despite the snub.
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Bains says the commission is expected to report back on its decision by late December or early January. Who will sit on the commission and its cost are still to be determined, Bains said.
This only makes her deserving of such a prestigious plaque. The nominees for this enlistment will be announced the week of August. 21.
The nominations for the 2017 VMAs were revealed last month, with Kendrick Lamar leading the way with eight nods in total - seven of which are for the stunning video for his single HUMBLE.
The Video of the Year nominees this year are Bruno Mars for "24K Magic", Alessia Cara for "Scars To Your Beautiful", DJ Khaled, Rihanna and Bryson Tiller for "Wild Thoughts", and The Weeknd for "Reminder".