Rihanna was honored throughout the night at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night (Aug. 28) in New York City. The pop superstar delivered four performances during the three-hour show, running through various hits during her ten-year career. Selected as the recipient of this year’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, Rihanna was presented the prestigious award by her current rumored boyfriend Drake.

We love the music which can change styles from album to album, we love the videos which change their artistic vision from year to year, but, most of all, we love the woman who hasn’t changed since day one,” said Drake. Moments later the Toronto rapper admitted, “she’s someone I’ve been in love with since I was 22 years old.”

When I think about the vanguard award, and receiving this tonight, I think about my country.” said the 28-year-old during her acceptance speech. “They’re gonna be so proud. This is the first Vanguard Award to land anywhere close to my country. This started out as my dream. But now its my family’s, it’s my country’s, it’s the Caribbean as the whole, it’s women’s, it’s Black women’s.”

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Previously: Rihanna Performs at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards