July 31 (UPI) -- Entertainer Jennifer Lopez will be presented with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards show in New York on Aug. 20, the network announced Tuesday.
"ICYMI: I'm getting the 2018 @MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award... so excited!!! So grateful. #letsgetit #vmas," she tweeted.
The singer, dancer and actress also is set to perform live at the VMAs for the first time since 2001, MTV said in a press release.
She is a judge on NBC's competition series World of Dance, which was renewed in May for a third season, and she celebrated her 49th birthday last week with her boyfriend, Alex Rodriguez, and their respective children.