Jennifer Lopez gets emotional before accepting Michael Jackson Vanguard award at VMAs

Angelo Anderson
August 21, 2018

Along with her Artist of the Year victory, Cabello also won the evening's biggest prize, Video of the Year, for her Young Thug-featuring smash, "Havana".

It was Madonna who presented Camila with the award for video of the year.

Camila dedicated her award for artist of the year to her fans.

But the trophies were mostly in technical categories, including choreography and direction.

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"The pop icon rambled and rambled about the early struggles in her career, finally informing the crowd that she sang Franklin's "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" at an audition that became a breakthrough for her.

"None of this would have happened without our lady of soul", she said. "Love live the queen". "I grew up on MTV, and this is really a tremendous honor for me", she said.

Jennifer Lopez, who earned the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award for lifetime achievement, provided the night's most energetic performance as she gave a lengthy performance of her hit songs.

"I can't believe this is for me", said Cabello, who split from girl group Fifth Harmony in late 2016 to launch a solo career.

She also acknowledged her Alex Rodriguez. On a night that showcased several high-profile performances by Latin artists - including a grabby spot by Colombian superstar Maluma - Balvin and Willy William also won in the category of best Latin for "Mi Gente", which has been streamed almost 2 billion times on YouTube.

Post Malone, recipient of the award for Song of the Year, and 21 Savage speak onstage during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on August 20, 2018 in New York City. "I had a baby. and now I'm still winning awards".

She then waved to the group down the camera as they weren't at the awards.

Shortly after, Nicki Minaj came on stage to collect her award for best hip-hop and she didn't appear happy.

She hit back at the comedian, jumping to the defence of Normani - another member of the band. "The rapper, best known for the suicide prevention anthem "1-800-273-8255", wore a T-shirt that read, "(Expletive) the wall".

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