American Music Awards 2013
Rihanna was the night's big star, as she won the inaugural Icon Award. Her mother Monica was on hand to give her the award on stage, telling her: "You're so strong. So positive. So humble. So focused. It's amazing... I'm so blessed to be a part of this historic moment."
RiRi then joked that she's "terrible at giving speeches" before thanking her fans for keeping her "driven". "Right now, at 25 years old, I can't believe that I am holding an Icon Award... I'm grateful!" she said.
She was also congratulated via a satellite message by her mentor Jay Z.