“I can’t believe at 25 years old I’m holding an ICON award!”
Rihanna was recently awarded an Icon award at the 2013 American Music Awards, the award was the first ICON award the AMA’s have ever giving out, and to someone completely deserving. If you’re thinking why Rihanna well here are some facts: Over the span of her career, she’s sold over 50 million albums, 180 million digital tracks worldwide, has won 6 Grammy’s, 11 Billboard Awards and is dominating social media with over 33 million Twitter followers and 10 million Instagram followers. Bill Maher who assisted in presenting her award said “She is the voice of our generation”.
There was also a special message from Jay Z, and her mother Monica was on hand to present Rihanna with her award, where she shared some words with her, praising Rihanna for being strong, humble and always able to take the good from all her experiences.
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