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Kanye West to receive Video Vanguard Award at MTV VMAs

Kanye West to receive Video Vanguard Award at MTV VMAs

As if the Video Music Awards weren't going to get enough attention with Miley Cyrus as its host, MTV has now announced that it will be honoring Kanye West with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. The award, which has been given to the likes of Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, and, of course, Jackson himself, is considered the VMAs' highest honor. West is known for some iconic VMA performances, including renditions of "Blood on the Leaves" in 2013, "Runaway" in 2010 and "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx in 2005. His VMA debut performance was a medley of "Jesus Walks/All Falls Down/Through The Wire" featuring Chaka Khan in 2004....

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