It was a big night for Rihanna 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.