The Drunk in Love hitmaker will grace the stage for a performance as she is feted at the The Forum in Inglewood, California on 24 August (14).
The prize is presented to artists who have had a profound effect on Mtv culture.
Past recipients of the accolade include Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and Madonna.
It's shaping up to be a big night for Beyonce - she leads the awards nominations with eight. He possible haul includes Video of the Year, Best Female and Best Video with a Social Message.