Rihanna set to receive 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
“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
beginning on Thursday.
and Eminem’s hometown Detroit on
. Tickets go on sale March 28 to the general public, with pre-sales