Los Angeles: Singer Rihanna will receive the CFDA Fashion Icon Award this summer.

Rihanna. Pic/Santa Banta 

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Inc. Monday announced that the "Diamonds" singer will be honoured at the 2014 awards event, to be held June 2 in New York City, reports hollywoodreporter.com.

The award is given to one whose style has made a great impact on pop culture across the globe. In the past, stars like Johnny Depp, Lady Gaga and Kate Moss were also recognised.