Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley, has praised Barbadian-born pop singer Robyn Rihanna Fenty, for winning the Billboard Achievement Award last Sunday.
In a statement released to the media, Mr. Lashley congratulated the 28-year-old singer for her success at the annual music awards, held in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
According to the Minister, Rihanna continues to blaze a trail of success internationally.
???I think it is important to commend her at this stage for her recent accomplishments…She continues to make a significant impression on the international stage,” he noted.
While praising the pop star for her many recent awards, Mr. Lashley added that through her music videos Rihanna also helped to promote Barbados, for which he said the country remained ???eternally grateful???.
This recent win further adds to Rihanna’s long list of awards. To date, the singer has over 10 Billboard Music Awards, including Top Streaming Artist, Top Radio Song and Top Hot 100 Artist.