Rihanna to be honored with CFDA Fashion Icon award

Rihanna to be honored with CFDA Fashion Icon award

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Singer Rihanna during the 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Avenue Armory on November 7, 2012 in New York . AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

KMOV.com

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 10:14 AM

NEW YORK (AP) -- 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 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 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.”

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