Riri will be honoured with the Rockstar Award at BET's Black Girls Rock 2016. The award show will be taking place at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
Rih took to her Twitter to announce her award.
Black Girl's Rock is an annual event held to honour and celebrate black women with the hopes of inspiring young women to be independant and realise their self worth.
Tracee Eliis Ross will be hosting the Black Girls rock 2016. Amongst other women who will honoured is How To Get Away With Murder's Shonda Rhimes, Gladys Knight, and Eclipsed playwriter Danai Gurira.