The auditorium at Harvard University could have been mistaken for a sold-out concert at TD Garden in Boston when Rihanna received the Humanitarian of the Year award yesterday.
Harvard elected to extend the honor to Rihanna for her contributions to the people of Barbados and surrounding Caribbean countries.
“So I made it to Harvard,” she started. “I’m incredibly humbled to be acknowledged at this magnitude for something that, in truth, I never wanted thanking for.”
Watch the entire acceptance speech above.