It was a big night for Robyn Rihanna Fenty at the 2013 American Music Awards.
The singer first hit the stage to perform hit “Diamonds. Sporting her black hair in a wrap with bling-ed out bobby pins, the bad gal chose an all black ensemble for the performance.
And following immediately after, at just 25 years old, the Bajan beauty received the Icon Award. The moment almost brought us to tears as not only Jay Z but also Ri Ri’s mother presented her with the award.
The Roc Nation mogul delivered a special message to his artist via video, while momma Fenty was in the flesh and said some beautiful words. Check out Rihanna’s acceptance speech above and her performance below.
Celebs Hit The 2013 American Music Awards Red Carpet (PHOTOS)
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1. Taylor Swift was ever so sparkly.
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2. Kendall and Kylie Jenner rock black and white.
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3. Zendaya rocked super long mermaid hair and all white.
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4. Daddy's girl. Miley poses with her pops Billy Ray Cyrus.
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5. Jennifer Hudson flaunted her short hair and leg in orange.
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6. Ciara was super sexy letting skin show through an almost completely see-through dress.
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7. Ariana Grande went a little Jessica Rabbit with a sequence number.
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8. Naya Rivera show off major cleavage in a black dress
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9. Katy Perry kept it quirky with a polka dot number
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10. R.Kelly was on the scene.
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11. Giuliana Rancic looked perfect in a copper number.
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12. R.Kelly was on the scene.
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13. Kendall Jenner stuns in all white everything.
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14. Kylie kept it class in black and white.
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15. One Direction band mates matched in grey and black.
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16. Kelly Osbourne prepared for the chilly weather with a long sleeve dress.
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17. Nicole Richie donned a mid-riff revealing white dress.
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18. Tyga stunted in a shiny blazer.
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19. Zoe Saldana served some pattern
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20. Christina Aguilera was another in all white.
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21. Heidi Klum let some skin show in a fringe number.
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