The Stronger hitmaker will be feted at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for his profound effect on MTV culture through music videos including Through the Wire, Runaway and Bound 2.

According to a U.S. report, West's wife Kim Kardashian and daughter North will present the 38 year old with the award.

Past recipients of the accolade include Beyonce, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and Madonna.