NEW YORK (AP) — Singer/social media queen/fashionista Rihanna earned an Icon award at the American Music Awards last year.
Now she’s receiving a similar honor from the fashion world.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc., one of the most prestigious fashion outfits in the world, announced Monday that the 26-year-old pop star will receive the CFDA Fashion Icon Award on June 2 in New York City.
The award is given to one whose style has made a tremendous impact on pop culture around the world. Past recipients include Lady Gaga, Iman, Kate Moss and Nicole Kidman.
The 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards will be held at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.
Rihanna will return to her day job to launch a three-date co-headlining tour with Eminem on Aug. 8 in Los Angeles. The artists have collaborated on the No. 1 hits “The Monster” and “Love the Way You Lie.”