Rihanna took home the first-ever Icon Award at the 2013 American Music Awards. In just 7 short years, Rihanna has sold over 50 million records and over 180 million digital songs — not to mention she has 6 Grammys and 11 Billboard awards among many others.
At just 25 years old, the Bajan beauty truly is one of the worlds biggest pop stars.
Jay Z recorded a special video message for Rih, and the award was presented by her mother.
Watch the touching moment below.