Rihanna set to receive Fashion Icon Award

March 26, 2014 12:13 pm

Pop star Rihanna is set to receive the prestigious Fashion Icon Award

from the Council of Fashion Designers of America, the CFDA announced on

Monday. The singer will be recognized for her contributions to the fashion

industry as well as her philanthropic partnership with the MAC AIDS

Fund’s VivaGlam campaign.

The award is given to “an individual whose style has made a significant

impact on popular culture on an international stage” and the past winners

included Lady Gaga, Iman, Kate Moss and Nicole Kidman.

“We are proud to present Rihanna with the CFDA Fashion Icon Award for

her impact on the industry as fashion’s most exciting ambassador in recent

memory,” Stephen Kolb, CEO of the CFDA said in a statement.

The ceremony will be held on June 2nd

in collaboration with Swarovski.

Meanwhile Rihanna and Eminem are hitting the road together this summer

for series of joint stadium concerts, promoter LiveNation announced. The pair

will kick off their Monster Tour at the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles on August 7th

before going to New York on August 16th

August 22nd

beginning on Thursday.

and Eminem’s hometown Detroit on

. Tickets go on sale March 28 to the general public, with pre-sales

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