Kathmandu- Red Hot Chili Peppers are the 2022 recipient of the Global Icon Award at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).

Anthony Kiedis and co will take to the stage to perform and collect the prestigious accolade at the star-studded ceremony at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on August 28.

The ‘By The Way’ rockers – completed by Chad Smith, John Frusciante, and Flea – previously accepted the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2000 awards, where they performed ‘Californication’.

Bruce Gillmer, Paramount’s president of music, music talent, programming and events and Music for Paramount COO said: “Nicki has broken barriers for women in hip-hop with her versatility and creative artistry. She has shifted the music industry and cemented her status as a global superstar with her crossover appeal, genre-defying style and continuing to be unapologetically ‘Nicki.'”

The Queen of Pop is the most awarded artist in VMAs history and ‘Madame X’ has provided her with a 69th career nomination.There are 26 first-time nominees this year including Kacey Musgraves and Maneskin.

This year’s VMAs will air from 8pm on MTV, the CW, BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Pop, TVLand, and VH1.