Being a trailblazer for the first ever award of it”s kind, Rihanna was honored with the very first Icon Award at the 2013 American Music Awards on Sunday evening (November 24),
The Barbadian beauty was welcomed on stage by an empowering video that showcased her many achievements, including being the biggest artist on Facebook and the most viewed artist on YouTube, among many others.
Before getting her hands on the shiny new hardware, RiRi took to the stage to belt out a powerful performance of her hit single, “Diamonds.”
Making the memorable moment even more special, Rihanna was presented the honor by her loving mom! Check out all the action in the player below!