London: R&B singer Rihanna says she was impressed with rapper Kanye West's MTV Video Music Awards acceptance speech, where he claimed he would stand in 2020 presidential election.

Rihanna and Kanye West
Rihanna and Kanye West (Pic/AFP) 

West, 38, received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the event.

The 28-year-old star said she would vote for the rapper, 38, reported Female First.

"Who wouldn't vote for Kanye? I got to see his speech and I'm really, really elated with it. His speech was incredible," she said.