NEW YORK, New York — Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty adorned a black Givenchy Haute Couture mermaid gown at her 5th annual Diamond Ball, the annual gala in support of the Clara Lionel Foundation, which she founded in honor of her grandparents, Clara and Lionel Braithwaite.
The organization supports and funds global education, health and emergency response programs and also engages in advocacy to improve the quality of life of children around the world.
This year’s event was hosted by Late Night Talk Show host Seth Meyers, while Pharrell Williams and DJ Khaled performed.
Guests included, Cardi B, A$AP Rocky, Normani, Kehlani and more. The Migos, Fat Joe, Tierra Whack and A$AP Ferg also performed.
Rihanna’s 5th Annual Diamond Ball honored the Prime Minister of her native island of Barbados, Mia Mottley, as well as American activist Shaun King with the 2019 Diamond Ball Award at the star – studded gathering.
The diamond ball to me is GENIUS! Everybody wants to look good and they want to go somewhere to look good and why not go to a charity event.Look good raise money 💰!
— iamcardib (@iamcardib) September 13, 2019
The Barbadian star is currently working on her ninth studio album.
The Clara Lionel Foundation, continues its commitment to helping the global community as it announced Emergency grants in response to Hurricane Dorian.
Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty Fashion Week show, which featured performances from Migos, Big Sean, Fabolous, Fat Joe, DJ Khaled, and Tierra Whack will stream on Amazon Prime Video starting Sept. 20.
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