Los Angeles, Aug 16 (PTI) Singer Pink will be honoured with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2017 Video Music Awards (VMAs).Also Read - Guns N' Roses planning another album, says Richard Fortus

In addition to receiving the event’s highest honour, the 37-year-old musician will perform live on August 27 function, reported Billboard. Also Read - Guns N' Roses kicks off summer reunion tour

The first Vanguard awards were presented at the inaugural VMAs in 1984 to David Bowie and The Beatles. Also Read - Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose to join AC/DC for tour

The award was later renamed to honour King of Pop, Michael Jackson in 1991.

Besides Pink, musicians such as Madonna, Beyonce, Guns N’ Roses and last year, Rihanna have received the honour.

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