At Barbados’ republican celebrations in her hometown of Bridgetown, singer Rihanna was recently named a national hero. In the presence of Prime Minister Mia Mottley, the singer looked lovely as she attended the ceremony honoring her
Rihanna was called out in front of the audience to be congratulated by Mottley. “May you continue to shine like a diamond and bring honor to your nation by your works, by your acts,” Prime Minister of the New Republic Barbados said when introducing the musician.
Rihanna receives a National Hero Award
Rihanna wore a black face mask and a brown dress with a halter design draped over the neckline and a flowing silhouette to the event. The singer completed her outfit with a pair of brown stilettos. The artist wore her hair in braids, which complemented her outfit well. The service, which began late Monday, was attended by a number of politicians and celebrities, including Prince Charles.
Check out photos from Rihanna’s ceremony here:
Rihanna’s selection as the National Hero is expected, considering her various accomplishments, including her recent classification as the world’s wealthiest female artist after attaining billionaire status. Not only as a musician but also as the founder of Fenty Beauty, the singer has built a name for herself.
Prince Charles made the following remarks during his speech at the event: “The establishment of this republic marks the start of a new era. People on our island have built their path with incredible bravery, despite the darkest days of our history and the horrific horror of slavery, which forever stains our history.”