Rihanna’s Diamond Ball shines again in 2019. To go down on September 12th in New York City, the honorees include Civil Rights Activist Shaun King and Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Mottley.
Diamond Ball Honorees for 2019 Include Civil Rights Activist Shaun King and Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Mottley
September 12th will mark Rihanna’s 5th Annual Diamond Ball. The two honorees will receive the 2019 Award for making a difference in the community.
Started 5 years ago, Rihanna throws the star-studded event each year to benefit the Clara Lionel Foundation. Founded by Rihanna, the foundation honors her grandparents, Clara and Lionel Braithwaite. As posted on it’s website, the foundation supports and funds groundbreaking and effective education and emergency response programs around the world.
“I can’t imagine a better night than this year’s Clara Lionel Foundation event with Seth Meyers, Pharrell, and DJ Khaled. I am particularly honored to present Prime Minister Mottley and Shaun King with this year’s Diamond Ball Awards for their groundbreaking work. We are so thankful to them for joining us and making the night better than ever.”Rihanna’s statement to Variety
Also attached to the event is Seth Meyers, with hosting duties and Pharrell is to perform.