Madonna brought her Berber Queen self to the Radio City Music Hall in New York City last night, presented Camila Cabello with the Video of the Year award for Havana, paied R-E-S-P-E-C-T to the late Aretha Franklin – explaining how covering the Queen of Soul led to her big break and thanking her for empowering all of us – and had some fun backstage with old and new friends.
— MTV Asia (@mtvasia) August 21, 2018
#VMAs: The Queen of Pop @Madonna pays tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin: "I want to thank you, Aretha for empowering all of us. R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Long live the queen." pic.twitter.com/ugdxbr48Gz
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) August 21, 2018