Diddy will accept his award with an epic performance spanning his decades in the industry. It will be his first performance on the VMAs stage since 2005.
In addition to his heavily awarded career, Diddy is also nominated for four other awards at this year’s VMAs including two for Best Collaboration as well as Best Rap and Best R&B for his work on “Creepin (Remix)” and “Gotta Move On.”
Diddy made his first VMAs appearance in 1997 to perform “Mo Money Mo Problems.” He also hosted the VMAs in 2005. Throughout his career, Diddy has won two VMAs.
Coming up, Diddy is preparing for the release of his upcoming album, The Love Album: Off the Grid, on Sept. 15. It marks his first album since 2010’s Last Train to Paris.
This year’s awards show will also feature Shakira taking home the coveted Video Vanguard Award. Taylor Swift leads this year’s nominations with 11.
The 2023 MTV VMAs will air live from New Jersey’s Prudential Center on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. ET on MTV.