Tuesday, the NAACP announced that Rihanna will receive the President’s Award at the 51st NAACP Image Awards.The honor was previously given to some of today’s brightest stars like Jay Z, Lauryn Hill, John Legend, and others.
Rihanna’s legacy has been cemented by her global icon status. She’s had a successful career as a superstar musician, fashion designer, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. Her huge fan base has been with her at every turn in her career although she hasn’t released recent music.
According to the NAACP, the Image award “is presented in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service.”
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Global music and fashion icon, business entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Rihanna (@badgalriri), will receive the prestigious President’s Award (@derricknaacp) during the 51st #NAACPImageAwards. The President’s Award is presented in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service, NAACP President Derrick Johnson will present the award to Rihanna during a LIVE TV special on BET on Saturday, February 22, 2020, from Pasadena, California. #Feb22 #BET