Nicki Minaj To Get Video Vanguard Award at MTV Awards Nicki Minaj will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV VMAs. She will also perform at the award show for the first time since 2018. Nicki is a 17-time VMA nominee and a five-time winner. Nicki has performed six times on the award show. The VMAs are on August 28th at 8pm and will be held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. What is your favorite Nicki Minaj music video?
FILE - Nicki Minaj presents the award for favorite duo or group - pop/rock at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, in this Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, file photo. The 64-year-old father of rapper Nicki Minaj has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in New York, police said. Robert Maraj was walking along a road in Mineola on Long Island at 6:15 p.m. Friday when he was hit by a car that kept going, Nassau County police said. Maraj was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, FIle)