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Rihanna Proves Her Vocal Power with Final VMAs 2016 Performance (Video)

Rihanna sings her heart out while performing her new single “Love on the Brain” for her final performance at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards held at Madison Square Garden on Sunday (August 28) in New York City.

The 28-year-old singer used her final time on stage to show off her vocal power with songs like “Stay,” “Diamonds,” and the current single.

Rihanna took to the stage for four performances throughout the evening to celebrate her Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.

Make sure to watch the full video of her speech!

FYI: Rihanna is wearing an Alexandre Vauthier Couture gown.

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Watch Rihanna's VMAs Video Vanguard Award Speech (Video)

Rihanna is all smiles while holding the trophy for the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award on stage at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards held at Madison Square Garden on Sunday (August 28) in New York City.

The 28-year-old singer received the award from her rumored boyfriend Drake, who gave a super sweet speech and even professed his love for her during it!

“My success is not my own. It’s my family’s. It’s my fans’. It’s my country’s,” Rihanna said while giving a shout out to Barbados in her speech. She mentioned how she still has the same friends as she did back at home and they followed her to the states. Watch the full video below!

FYI: Rihanna is wearing an Alexandre Vauthier Couture gown.

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Drake Professes Love for Rihanna During VMAs Speech (Video)

Drake presents the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award to his rumored girlfriend Rihanna at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards held at Madison Square Garden on Sunday (August 28) in New York City.

The 29-year-old rapper gave a super sweet speech about how he first met Rihanna many years ago and he also professed his love for her!

“She’s someone I’ve been in love with since I was 22 years old,” Drake said, which prompted huge cheers from the audience.

Drake was supposed to be at the show earlier in the night, but he reportedly got stuck in traffic and missed the presentation of his award for Best Male Video for “Hotline Bling.”


Drake Professes Love for Rihanna During VMAs Speech

FYI: Rihanna is wearing an Alexandre Vauthier Couture gown. Drake is wearing Tom Ford.

10+ pictures inside of Drake presenting the award to RihannaMore Here! »

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Rihanna's VMAs 2016 Performance of 'Needed Me' (Video)

Rihanna hits the stage for her third performance of the night at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards held at Madison Square Garden on Sunday (August 28) in New York City.

The 28-year-old singer performed her recent single “Needed Me” and her hit song “Bitch Better Have My Money” for her third segment during the show.

Rihanna is this year’s recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and she is performing four times throughout the show. Make sure to see her open the show with “We Found Love” among others and give a dance hall performance to “Work” and more.

10+ pictures inside of Rihanna‘s third performance of the night… More Here! »

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Rihanna Sings 'Work' & More for MTV VMAs 2016 Dance Hall Performance! (Video)

Rihanna hits the stage for the second time during the night at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards held at Madison Square Garden on Sunday (August 28) in New York City.

The 28-year-old singer is performing four times throughout the evening and this “dance hall” inspired performance included “Rude Boy,” “What’s My Name,” and “Work.”

Even though the last two songs feature Drake on the recordings, he sadly did not show up to perform with her on stage.

Rihanna is getting the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award during the show tonight. Make sure to watch video from the first performance as well!

10+ pictures inside of Rihanna‘s second performance… More Here! »

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Rihanna Opens MTV VMAs 2016 with Performance of 'We Found Love' & More (Video)

Rihanna hits the stage for the opening performance at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards held at Madison Square Garden on Sunday (August 28) in New York City.

The 28-year-old singer is performing four times throughout the night as she is the recipient of this year’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.

For the first performance, she danced to “Don’t Stop the Music” and then sang “We Found Love” and “Where Have You Been.”

Stay tuned for more coverage of the VMAs all night long, including Rihanna‘s next three performances.


Rihanna Performs “We Found Love” and “Where Have You Been”

FYI: Rihanna is wearing a custom Hood By Air. look, Hearts on Fire diamond necklace, and Lydia Courteille ruby rings.

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Rihanna Heads to Final Rehearsals Before the VMAs

Rihanna keeps it casual as she heads out of her hotel with some luggage on Sunday (August 28) in New York City.

The 28-year-old singer was headed to Madison Square Garden for her final rehearsal and to get ready for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards, where she’s performing four times!

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Rihanna is also set to receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award during the show.

The 2016 MTV VMAs will air live from Madison Square Garden TONIGHT, August 28 @ 9PM on MTV.

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