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Rihanna to receive first AMA Icon Award

Rihanna to receive first AMA Icon Award

SHE'S AN 'ICON': In this Sept. 24 photo, Rihanna performs in Perth, Australia during the first concert of the Australian leg of her Diamonds World Tour. Photo: Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rihanna already knows she’ll take home a trophy from the American Music Awards.

The AMAs are giving her the Icon Award to honor her influence over pop music on a global level.

It’s the first time that award has been given.

The AMAs air Sunday night on ABC.

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