Pink, 37, known for her powerhouse vocals and
acrobatic live shows, is being recognized for her impact on
music, pop culture, fashion and philanthropy over the course of
her 17-year career, the Viacom Inc unit said in a statement.
The "Don't Let Me Get Me" Philadelphia-born singer has released
six studio albums since her debut in 2000, and won three Grammys
and six MTV Video Music Awards.
She is also a UNICEF ambassador for children's nutrition
worldwide and supports causes ranging from autism to human
Pink will receive the honor at the MTV Video Music Awards show
in Los Angeles on Aug. 27, where she will perform her latest
single "What About Us."
She joins previous Vanguard recipients including Rihanna, Kanye
West, Beyonce and Michael Jackson.
(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Editing by Richard Chang)
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