Get your Starships! Nicki Minaj is about to nab a Moon Person trophy.

According to the 39-year-old rapper, he will take home the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award from the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards. And the celebration of Nicki will start with a bang (OK, who’s now singing “bang bang”?). For the first time in four years, she’ll be performing on the MTV VMAs stage.

“I’m receiving the Video Vanguard Award at the 2022 #VMAs!” Instagram, Aug. 8: “You do not !!!! I REPEAT !!!! My performance is not something you want to miss.”

MTV stated that the gold-plated award is presented to artists who have made “exceptional contributions” and had a profound influence on popular music and culture. Nicki also joins an impressive list. Missy Elliott, Jennifer Lopez, Pink, Rihanna, Beyoncé, Britney Spears, LL Cool J, Madonna and David Bowie are just a few of the stars who’ve won the award in the past.