Kanye West can another feather to his bulging cap, as it is revealed that the rapper and fashion designer will be awarded the highest acclaim – the Video Vanguard Award, at the upcoming 2015 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).

West will join previous Video Vanguard awardees Madonna, U2, Justin Timberlake, the Beastie Boys and Michael Jackson. An official statement by MTV reads: "Yeezus has more than earned this honor, after years of releasing groundbreaking music and accompanying videos that have always pushed the envelope. From "Through the Wire," to "Runaway" and "Bound 2," his creative depths have never ceased to amaze us, and some could argue that his videos are complete masterpieces in their own right." 

The MTV VMAs will take place on August 30, stay tuned for all of the red carpet pictures and news on August 31 on Buro 24/7 Middle East...