Over the years, Lopez has snagged two Moon trophies, among 21 nominations.
The Vanguard Award has recognized great accomplishments for music performers since the first Video Music Awards ceremony in 1984. The legendary singer will be honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
Throughout her career, the 49-year-old has sold more than 80 million records globally, had 16 top 10 hit singles, and three No. 1 albums.More news: Top HHS official warned Trump administration against separating immigrant families
"It is awesome, honestly".
A lot of people are voicing their disapproval on social media of this announcement, some bringing up the fact that Missy Elliot has yet to receive the award and should have before Lopez. I can't even believe it.
Britney Spears, 36, Justin Timberlake, 37, Beyonce, 36, Kanye West, 41, Rihanna, 30, Pink, 38, Guns N' Roses, Madonna, 59, and Michael Jackson are among the list of artists who have received the award.