AMAs: Rihanna Shines With ‘Diamonds’ Show-Stopper (Video)

Rihanna shows why she earned her Icon award with dramatic “Diamonds” performance

“Rude Boy” chanteuse Rihanna received the first-ever Icon Award  at the American Music Awards on Sunday night, and she proved why she deserved the honor with a show-stopping performance of her song “Diamonds.”

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Her hair pinned back in 1920s style, Rihanna strutted and dominated the stage with an orchestral delivery as she belted out the tune with dramatic flair.

Watch the powerful performance below.