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Rihanna receives first ever American Music Awards Icon Award

Posted November 24th, 2013 @ 9:27pm

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This year at the American Music Awards, Rihanna was the recipeint of the first-ever Icon Award.

The superstar is certainly worthy of the honor. She is the best-selling digital artist of all time, selling more than 50 million albums and 180 million digital tracks worldwide. She has released seven albums, earned 12 No. 1 singles and won six Grammy Awards. She also has 80 million Facebook followers, making her the top artist on the social media platform.

[PHOTOS: American Music Awards 2013 - Red Carpet]

After performing a special version of her hit song "Diamonds" and hearing a special message from Jay Z, she accepted the award which was given to her by her mother Monica.

Congrats Rihanna!

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